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CASSINI hackathon “Space for Defence & Security” on 24-26 March 2023

01 February 2023
ENDR team

The fifth edition of the CASSINI Hackathons & Mentoring will take place from 24 till 26 March 2023 and will focus on strengthening Europe’s defence and security capabilities with the help of European space technologies. Space data and services can enable novel and unique solutions for cross-terrain mobility and logistics, maritime threat intelligence and infrastructure network resiliency. With a particular focus on cybersecurity, we challenge participants to innovate with earth observation data from Copernicus and satellite positioning navigation services from Galileo & EGNOS, and other available public data.

The CASSINI Hackathons & Mentoring aims to stimulate the development of innovative applications based on EU Space technologies. Participants apply their skills and knowledge to solve global problems faced by industry and society. The three winners of each hackathon will be further supported by the mentoring programme that includes 100 hours of expert coaching to advance their ideas and help create impactful, commercially viable solution.

The CASSINI hackathon “Space for Defence & Security” will take place simultaneously across 10 different regional locations on 24-26 March 2023: Liepaja (Latvia), Gdańsk (Poland), Luleå (Sweden), Paris (France), Bari (Italy), Zagreb (Croatia), Budapest (Hungary), Bucharest (Romania), Sofia (Bulgaria) and Nicosia (Cyprus).

 There will be 3 challenges:

1.       Enabling cross-terrain mobility

2.       Making the seas more secure

3.       Protect our critical infrastructure

For more information about the hackathon, locations and challenge descriptions, visit the CASSINI webpage.



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