CASSINI Hackathon Switzerland

4 Nov, 19:00 CET–
6 Nov, 17:00 CET


Address: University of Zurich, Room: TBA


Join the Hackathon in Zurich!

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

Switzerland already has a thriving space industry, with start-ups like ClearSpace (which aims to clear man-made debris from Earth’s orbit) and SWISSto12 (which uses 3D printing to make lightweight satellites) building the country’s reputation. Our Swiss organiser Space4Impact is lighting the way for space start-ups with its Space Economy course and online ecosystem.

Join this Hackathon to learn about using EU space data, find a team, and present your business pitch – with the chance to win a prize.


1. CHF 5'000 in AWS credits + 1 training day with AWS

2. CHF 5'000 in AWS credits + 1 training day with AWS

3. CHF 5'000 in AWS credits + 1 training day with AWS


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 Switzerland? 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)
Meet our experts

Participants will gain cutting-edge insights from some of the brightest minds in industry and academia

Claudia Röösli
Dr. Claudia Röösli
University of Zurich, NPOC, Space Exchange Switzerland
Andrea Alberti
Dr. Andrea Alberti
Officina Stellare Group & World Radiation Center (PMOD/WRC)
Gregor Moeller
Dr. Gregor Möller
ETH Zurich - Institute of Geodesy and Photogrammetry
Raphael Röttgen
Raphael Röttgen
Space Venture Capitalist (E2MC Ventures) & Lecturer at ISU and EPFL
Kemeng Zhang
AWS AI/ML Consultant
Simon Böhmer
Simon Böhmer
AWS ProServe Cloud Application Architect
About the organisers

Space4Impact is dedicated to nurturing start-ups in the space sector. It runs events connecting entrepreneurs with companies which need solutions. 

Space4Impact delivers an accelerator program and other opportunities for start-ups, and has just launched a brilliant (and free) online course aimed at space entrepreneurs. Their online ecosystem is a great place to discover the latest space start-ups or investors.

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

Sponsors & Parnters

The Swiss edition is supported by the following sponsors and partners


University of Zurich - Innovation Hub


Amazon Web Services



ETH AI Center




Swiss National Point of Contact for Satellite Imagery

Space Exchange Switzerland

Swiss Data Cube



ARIS - Akademische Raumfahrt Initiative Schweiz