CASSINI Hackathon Belgium

4 Nov, 19:00 CET–
6 Nov, 17:00 CET

Hybrid

Join the Hackathon in Antwerp!

Bring your brightest thinking to the 4th CASSINI Hackathon!

Your mission: to utilise EU Space data and create a winning business idea. Enter one of three challenges to develop a solution for the financial world!

  1. Enabling green and sustainable investments
  2. Innovating financial tools and technologies
  3. Advancing global financial intelligence
Get involved
Get involved

From the 4th to 6th of November, teams will work together to develop their best idea and turn it into a viable business pitch. You’ll be inspired by an exceptional event programme and brilliant networking opportunities. 


Ready to enter? No experience is necessary. If you have an interest in fintech, space, or business development, join us in Antwerp for this exciting Hackathon.  

Prizes

  • First place: €3.000 business support voucher from EY

  • Second place: €2.000 business support voucher from EY

  • Third place: €1.000 business support voucher from EY

Mentoring

The top 3 teams across all hackathons will be awarded an additional 100 hours of expert mentoring.

Discover the Hackathon with the Big Ideas Campaign

Want to join the upcoming hackathon in Belgium? Learn how you can utilise the EU space technologies to innovate the European financial industry with our online info sessions and workshops. These will equip you with all the tools you need to succeed. You'll also have the chance to meet other participants who signed up for the hackathon and form your team!

Don't miss out on this opportunity. Check out the agenda below and sign up for the Big Ideas Campaign now!

October 17 Monday
17:00 (CEST)
October 18 Tuesday
October 19 Wednesday
17:00 (CEST)
October 20 Thursday
18:00 (CEST)

Local Hub (BE): Design Thinking Workshop

Meet our experts

Participants will gain cutting-edge insights from some of the brightest minds in the business

Jurgen Ingels
Jurgen Ingels
Managing Partner - SmartFin
Frank De Winne
Frank De Winne
Head of the European Astronaut Centre - European Space Agency
Christophe Christiaen
Christophe Christiaen
Innovation and Impact Lead / Deputy Head of Spatial Finance Initiative - University of Oxford
Yannick Grécourt
Yannick Grecourt
Consulting Managing Partner Financial Services Organization Belgium – EY
Jan De Clippeleer
Jan De Clippeleer
Executive Director and Innovation Enabler – EY Belgium
Dimitri Vanaeken
Dimitri Vanaeken
Manager and Innovation Enabler – EY Belgium
Erik Van der Straeten
Erik Van der Straeten
Financial Services Quantitative Risk Executive Director - EY Belgium
Johnny Waterschoot
Johnny Waterschoot
Senior Manager and Innovation Enabler – EY Belgium
Tim Vaes,  Cyber Security Lead at EY FSO Belgium
Tim Vaes
Cyber Security Lead FSO - EY Belgium
Julie Stuckens
Julie Stuckens
Manager EY Climate and Sustainability Services - EY Belgium
Ludovic Deprez
Ludovic Deprez
Partner CFO Services - EY Belgium
Els Meyvaert
Els Meyvaert
Blockchain Expert - EY Belgium
Louis Alen
Louis Alen
Innovation Consultant / Aerospace expert - EY Belgium
About the organisers

EY's Antwerp wavespace, a flagship innovation centre, is part of a global network connecting entrepreneurs, technologists and researchers in one united mission.

That mission is “building a better working world”. EY Advisory Services works with Fortune 500 companies as well as ambitious start-ups, analysing and streamlining their operations. The company has a world-class team of experts who advise businesses on everything from the Consumer Index to decarbonization.  

Don’t miss your opportunity to access EU Space data, network with professionals, and learn from the experts at the 4th CASSINI Hackathon in Antwerp. Register your interest now!