The Odysseus Contest is endorsed by Open Discovery Space project, for aligning efforts to stimulate and increase users demand for eLearning resources. The ODS project mobilises the learning communities to join the Odysseus Contest.

European Space Agency (ESA) is also supporting Odysseus by promoting the contest and by providing the winning teams with a unique experience to visit the European Astronaut Centre, in Germany and the European Space Research and Technology Centre in the Netherlands.