6th CASSINI Hackathon: Space for International Development & Humanitarian Aid
6th CASSINI Hackathon: Space for International Development & Humanitarian Aid
CASSINI Hackathon Spain

3 November, 18:00 CET–
5 November, 18:00 CET

PMT-UPC Castelldefels (Barcelona)
 

Hybrid

Join the Hackathon in Barcelona!

Interested in creating solutions using EU space technology to support international development and humanitarian aid? The 6th CASSINI Hackathon is open for entries. This is your chance to explore important global challenges from a new perspective with people from all backgrounds!

Find inspiration from experts, and gain the know-how to utilise data from Copernicus, satellite positioning and navigation services from Galileo & EGNOS. Embark with your team on one of three challenges centred around the theme of international development and humanitarian aid:

  1. Supporting sustainable infrastructure development
  2. Strengthening food security & access to clean water
  3. Understanding and forecasting forced migration
Get involved
Get involved

Our Spanish organiser, Fundació Privada Knowledge Innovation Market, together with the Chamber of Commerce of Barcelona, the Institute for Spatial Studies of Catalonia, and the Cartographical and Geological Institute of Catalonia are co-organising the 6th CASSINI Hackathon. Take advantage of this unique chance to learn from all four organisers and leave with some excellent new connections!

Join us in Barcelona between Friday the 3rd and Sunday the 5th of November to learn how to turn your ideas and our space data into impactful solutions. Our region has an important role to play in meeting global challenges like climate change, population flow and water management. Will you be one of those who makes a difference?

Prizes

The winners of the CASSINI Hackathon Spain will receive up to €3,000 in cash prizes:

  • First place: €2,000 
  • Second place: €600
  • Third place: €400

The top three teams will all receive technical, legal, and business support packages to further develop their ideas.

 

 

Mentoring

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

Meet our experts

Get an inside perspective on local opportunities from our expert panel, which includes:

Josep-Closa
Josep Closa Soteras
AIRBUS (Mentor: Saturday morning)
Pol Llorca
Pol Llorca
AIRBUS (Mentor: Saturday morning)
Carlos Álvarez
Carlos Álvarez
Knowledge Investors (Mentor: Saturday afternoon & Sunday morning)
Juan José Arévalo
Juan José Arévalo
MSF (Mentor: Saturday morning)
Jordi Berenguer
Jordi Berenguer
UPC (Mentor: Saturday morning & Sunday morning)
Gustavo Caluori
Gustavo Caluori Satei
Space Sur (Mentor: Sunday morning)
Felix Capella
Felix Capella
Open Arms (Mentor: Saturday morning)
Helena Carré
Helena Carré
IEEC (Mentor: Saturday morning)
Maria Casanovas
Maria Casanovas
IEEC (Mentor: Saturday morning)
Jordi Corbera
Jordi Corbera
ICGC (Mentorship: Saturday morning & Sunday morning)
Juan José Grosso
Juan José Grosso
Osmium (Mentor: Saturday morning)
Elisabeth Jordà
Elisabeth Jordà
PMT - UPC (Mentor: Saturday morning, afternoon & Sunday morning)
Isaac Llorens
Isaac Llorens
Satelliot (Mentor: Saturday afternoon)
Gerard Martin
Gerard Martin
World Mobile (Mentor: Saturday morning)
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Luis Miranda
ASCAME (Mentor: Sunday morning)
Enrique Opi Tufet
Enric Opi Tufet
World Mobile (Mentor: Saturday morning)
David Raskovan
David Raskovan
Satellogic (Mentor: Saturday afternoon)
Javier Urien
Javier Urien
SpaceSur (Mentor: Saturday afternoon)
Elisabet Vilchez
Elisabet Vilchez
ESA BIC BCN (Mentor: Saturday morning)
About the organisers

Fundació Privada Knowledge Innovation Market BCN (KIMbcn) will be organising the Hackathon in Spain! KIMbcn, supported by the Chamber of Commerce of Barcelona, the Institute of Space Studies of Catalonia (IEEC) and the Cartographical and Geological Institute of Catalonia (ICGC) have strongly collaborated in the promotion and uptake of space-based developments in Catalonia and have become key players of the new space economy in Catalonia.

The consortium will take advantage of their existing cooperation schemes, combined knowledge on space developments and unique experience in organising space data-oriented hackathons to organise an impactful hackathon.

Sponsors / Partners

This hackathon is supported by the following sponsors and partners:

Special Partner

Parc Mediterrani de la Tecnologia - PMT

 
Special Partner

Escola d’Enginyeria de Telecomunicació i Aerospacials de Castelldefels - EETAC

 
Special Partner

Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya - UPC

 
Partner

Departament d'Acció Climàtica, Alimentació i Agenda Rural de la Generalitat de Catalunya

 
Partner

Association of the Mediterranean Chambers of Commerce and Industry - ASCAME

 
Partner

Barcelona Metropolitan Area - AMB

 
Partner

ESA BIC Barcelona

 
Partner

Xarxa de Parcs Científics i Tecnològics de Catalunya - XPCAT

Partner

Institut de Recerca i Tecnologia Agroalimentàries - IRTA

 
Partner

i2CAT

 
Partner

Clúster de l'Energia Eficient de Catalunya - CEEC

 
Partner

RDI Network

 
Partner

Proactiva Open Arms

 
Partner

United Nations Association of Spain - ANUE

 
Partner

SpaceSur

 
Partner

Rokubun

 
Partner

Sateliot

 
Partner

Knowledge Investors

 
Partner

Women in Aerospace - Barcelona

 
Partner

Euroavia

 
Partner

Satellogic

 
Partner

Stardust Consulting

 
Partner

Kreios Space

 
Media Partner

Talent Factory