Cassini Hackathon Italy

24 March, 19:00 CET–
26 March, 17:00 CET

Fiera del Levante, Padiglione Centro Congressi, Lungomare Starita 4, 70132, Bari (BA)


Join the Hackathon in Bari!

Can you create solutions using space technology to help strengthen Europe’s security? The 5th CASSINI Hackathon is open for entries.

Be inspired by experts, learn to access data from Copernicus, EGNOS and Galileo, and connect with a team to build your solution. There are three challenges on the theme of defence:

  1. Enabling cross-terrain mobility
  2. Making the seas more secure
  3. Protecting our critical infrastructure
Get involved
Get involved

Join us in Bari next 24-26 March!

A unique opportunity to connect with professionals and gain valuable insights into the space-tech ecosystem.
All you need is an interest in space technology – and the motivation to develop a winning idea. There are local and international prizes for the best teams, including the support they need to launch their ventures!

The event is organized by Planetek Italia and Sprint Lab in cooperation with Italian Space Agency, Apulian Aerospace District, AIKO, D-Orbit, Latitudo40, negg, OnData, University and Polytechnic of Bari, and so forth.


Planetek Italia’s judging panel will choose three winners to receive €2,500+ of business mentoring and support.

First Prize: € 1,500 from Latitudo40; 
Diversity & Inclusion Prize: €1,000 from DTA
Top 3 Teams: Startup Challenge Camp (SprintLab & Impact Hub)


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

Meet our experts

Interest in the space sector is soaring – and you’ll get an inside perspective from our expert panel:

Silvia Salsone
Silvia Salsone
About the organiser

Planetek Italia was founded in 1994 to “simplify the complexity of space” and help users understand and protect our world. The company produces solutions for different sectors, from environmental to security.

Planetek partners with Sprint Lab, which runs training programmes for students and connects them with innovative companies and opportunities. Combined, the two teams offer unparalleled knowledge and advantages for participants in the 5th CASSINI Hackathon.

Don’t miss your opportunity to learn about satellite technology – and build your own solutions – from some of Italy’s top experts in the sector.