CASSINI Hackathon Italy

4 Nov, 19:00 CET–
6 Nov, 17:00 CET

Hybrid

Join the Hackathon in Turin!

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
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Turin is a thriving industrial city and a hub for Italian innovation. Our local organiser is Fondazione E. Amaldi, which is the Italian institution for space applied research and technology transfer in support of the national scientific heritage. 

Take the upcoming 4th CASSINI Hackathon like an opportunity to meet all the experts involved in the Italian innovation ecosystem and discuss with them how to build a successful business able to integrate the capabilities of EU space technologies and contribute to the future of finance, insurance and investments. 

 

Prizes

  • First place: €500 cash prize + tickets to the New Space Economy Expoforum 2022

  • Second place: €300 cash prize

  • Third place: €200 cash prize

The top 3 teams will also win:

  • A feature in the FeBAF newsletter
  • Support to define use case of public interest from the City of Turin
  • Sponsorship in the development of a Proof of Concept from Reale Mutua
  • Mentoring packages from the ESA Business Incubation Centre of Turin, I3P & the Hypatia Research Consortium

Mentoring

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

Meet our experts

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

Paolo Garonna
Secretary General of the Federation of Banking, Insurance and Finance (FeBAF)
Fabrizio Dominici
Head of AI, Data & Space at LINKS Foundation
Tanya Scalia
Tanya Scalia
Innovation & New Space Economy Unit at the Italian Space Agency (ASI)
Mauro Piermaria
Head of Innovation and Space Economy at the Italian Space Agency (ASI)
Michele Castorina
Head of Phi-lab Invest Office at ESA-ESRIN
Andrea Taramelli
Andrea Taramelli
Associate Professor at IUSS Pavia University and associate in Remote Sensing and Surface Processes at ISPRA
Gianluca Lorenzi
Head of Reale Lab 1828, Reale Mutua
Raffaele Riva
Head of P&C Business Management Italy, Swiss Re
Marco Ramadoro
Chairman and Co-founder of Stellar Project
Lorenzo Scatena
Lorenzo Scatena
Secretary General of Fondazione E. Amaldi and ESA Business Applications and ESA InCubed+ Ambassador for Italy
Simone Ranucci Brandimarte
Simone Ranucci Brandimarte
President and Co-Founder of YOLO Group and Italian Insurtech Association (IIA)
Veronica Spadoni
Veronica Spadoni
Innovation manager, Strategic marketing expert and consultant, DigiSky
Fabio Massimo Grimaldi
Fabio Massimo Grimaldi
Representative of Fondazione E. Amaldi in the Piedmont region and President of ALTEC S.p.A
Elena Deambrogio
Elena Deambrogio
Head of the Smart City Unit, European Programme and Innovation at Torino CityLab and member of CTE Next
Giuseppe Scellato
Giuseppe Scellato
Associate Professor at Politecnico di Torino, President and CEO of I3P - Innovative Companies Incubator of Politecnico di Torino
Leo Italiano
Senior Consultant at I3P and Program Manager ESA BIC Torino
Luca Plevna
Managing Partner at ADB Corporate Advisory
Fabio Biscotti
Fabio Biscotti
Business Manager at Hypatia Research Consortium
Marco Ricci
Manager at ADB Corporate Advisory
Alessandro Pogolotti
Associate at ADB Corporate Advisory
About the organiser

Business leaders from the finance, technology and space sectors will be at the LINKS Foundation for the 4th CASSINI Hackathon. Fondazione E. Amaldi is the Italian Ambassador Platform (AP-IT) of the European Space Agency's programmes ESA Business Applications and ESA InCubed+ and connects entrepreneurs with space opportunities and funding.

Founded in 2017 by the Italian Space Agency and the Hypatia Research Consortium, FEA supports technology research as a fundamental tool for the economic development, innovation and improvement of Italy and Europe. It has become a hub connecting the European and the national stakeholders of the space entrepreneurial ecosystem, with many influential partners, spanning from ESA, ASI, investors and corporations who will offer meaningful value to the Hackathon participants and an impressive list of prizes.

Sign up to network with professionals and learn from the experts at the 4th CASSINI Hackathon in Turin.  Register your interest now.

Sponsors / Partners

This hackathon is supported by the following sponsors and partners:

Partner

Italian Space Agency

 
Partner

ESA Business Applications for Italy

 
Partner

Camera di Commercio Torino

 
Partner

Torino Wireless Foundation

 
Partner

Orrick

 
Partner

Fante Torino

 
Partner

Always

 
Partner

DigiSky

 
Partner

Altec

 
Partner

Consorzio Hypatia

 
Partner

ADB Corporate Advisory

 
Partner

Teseas

 
Partner

Eureka!

 
Partner

Primo Ventures

 
Partner

FEBAF

 
Partner

I3P

 
Partner

City of Turin

 
Partner

CTE Next

 
Partner

Links

 
Partner

Reale Mutua

 
Partner

Torino City Lab