The 6th CASSINI Hackathon – Space for International Development & Humanitarian Aid
3 - 5 November 2023
Starts at 16:00
at Deutsches Museum, Munich
Throughout the hackathon event at Deutsches Museum and the subsequent mentorship period, we encourage participants to deepdive into one of the three captivating main subject areas and develop groundbreaking solutions:
Leverage EU space technology for better energy, communication, and transportation systems, ensuring access to essential services and driving economic growth for a brighter future
Use EU space technology to optimize land use, forecast yields, enhance supply chains and monitor water sources for enhanced food security & clean water access worldwide.
Apply EU space technology to reveal climate change impacts on coastlines, rural areas, and population movement. Design and deliver effective humanitarian assistance for affected communities worldwide.
Follow the hackathon timeline to arrange your personal schedule and travel agenda accordingly. A detailed programme will be updated soon.
Skill Shares & Workshops: Big Ideas Campaign [Remote]
Free webinars for your Hackathon preparation! the Big Ideas Campaign is the ideal platform to gain valuable insights and refine your skills. You will get access to outstanding resources and captivating sessions designed to spark your creativity and encourage you to think big! Stay tuned for additional information. How? Once you're signed up via TAIKAI to the Hackathon, you automatically will receive all updates via email.
Hackathon Matching & Onboarding Session [Remote]
During this session, you will have the opportunity to connect with fellow hackers, explore innovative project ideas, and form teams that will bring these ideas to life. Our goal is to create a dynamic environment where diverse talents converge, turning your hackathon vision into a reality. Date/Time tbd.
Hackathon Weekend in Munich [On-site]
Join us for three action-packed days at the Deutsches Museum in Munich! Dive into using space data for global development and humanitarian aid projects. Make your skills count and benefit from great networking opportunities. Get ready to innovate!
Since 2016, N3XTCODER has organised over 70 tech events (online, offline and hybrid) to help startups accelerate, from providing mentorship, talent matching to fund sourcing.
Here is how you are going to register for your Hackathon spot in this edition:
We take each submitted project through an evaluation round internally. Selected projects will be contacted, highlighted in our communication and matched to the right talents.
Join our virtual Matching & Onboarding Session and get ready for your trip to Munich: Let's innovate together! Participation is free, food and drinks are provided.
The CASSINI initiative offers an array of powerful resources and support to fuel your success – a whole ecosystem of innovation.
Every Participant can access Satellite/Sentinel data, cloud support, and on-demand expertise. Join the Hackathon to collaborate, grow, and innovate with other like-minded people. Read through the Hackathon Toolkit on the CASSINI website to know exactly what to expect during the Hackathon Weekend.
The winners of the CASSINI Hackathon Germany will receive €10,000 worth of digital product support:
The top 3 teams across all 11 European hackathons will be awarded an additional 100 hours of expert mentoring from CASSINI.
The hackathon is open to anyone with a passion for humanitarian aid, international development, entrepreneurship, digital solutions and EU space technologies.
Skills such as data analytics, software development, engineering, space tech, design & digital product management are highly appreciated. Remember: Diversity makes a winning team!
I found a really motivated and skilled team (Polar Bearings), had a great time, expanded my professional network and in the end, we won the 2nd prize Europe-wide!
Former Participant | Chief Data Scientist at Twain
Surrounded by high-level participants, professionals, innovators and entrepreneurs, one can feel how technology can contribute to a more sustainable future.
Former Jury Member | Senior Manager Sustainability Solutions at Visa
The ministry is at the forefront of driving economic growth and fostering sustainable development in Bavaria, playing a pivotal role in shaping the region's business landscape.
The museum stands as a globally recognized institution dedicated to preserving and presenting the rich history of science, technology, and innovation, offering visitors a comprehensive journey through human achievements.
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Do you have questions about joining as Participant or submitting your project? Contact us at [email protected].
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