To participate in the SysNova competition, the Study Team shall include at least a senior researcher, a junior researcher and an industry core team as defined below:
- Senior researcher - A senior research fellow or professor, with at least five (and preferably more) years of post-doctoral research experience and a proven track record in a research field. This person will be the main responsible for the whole duration of the activity.
- Junior researcher - Either a post-graduate doctoral student or a research fellow with a maximum of up to five years' experience of post-doctoral research.
- Industry core team - A group of interdisciplinary experts who work full-time in an industrial entity. The Industry core team shall comprise, as a minimum, experts in spacecraft systems engineering and relevant.