CASSINI Hackathon Austria

Join The CASSINI Hackathon Austria on 12-14 May 2022!

Use #EUSpace data & signals to build sustainable solutions to global issues while reshaping the travel & tourism industry for a better future.

Put your skills to the test and tackle one of three unique challenges to help create a resilient and digitally oriented tourism industry. Let's (Re)Visit Europe in style.

  1. Find sustainable destinations
  2. Experiencing cities and cultures
  3. Exploring nature with care
Get involved
Get involved

The CASSINI Hackathon Austria will take place in Graz and online. Join to explore how EU Space data could be used to develop innovative solutions that revitalise European tourism.


Teams will be presented with 3 challenges that test their creative skills and imagination from the very first brainstorm. They will be using data from Copernicus, Galileo and EGNOS to imagine game-changing solutions and win career-changing prizes along the way!
 

Prizes

  • 3500 EUR cash prize pool
  • Sentinel Hub Enterprise S annual plan
  • EODC exclusive 6 months access package to openEO Platform

In addition, the top three companies will recieve:

  • Access to EU-funded SUN Pre-incubation programme, offering 1-on-1 mentorship

Mentoring

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

Meet our experts

Gain cutting-edge insights from some of the brightest minds in the business

Johannes
Dr. Johannes Scholz
Associated Professor at the Institute for Geodesy at TU Graz
Rizwan
Dr. techn. Rizwan Bulbul
Postdoctoral researcher at the Institute of Geodesy, Graz University of Technology
William
William Ray
Master map-maker at Sentinel Hub GmbH
Maxim
Maxim Lamare
Earth Observation specialist at Sentinel Hub GmbH
Max
Max Kampen
Remote Sensing guru at Sentinel Hub GmbH
Chung-Xiang
Chung-Xiang Hong
Python wizard at Sentinel Hub GmbH
Andreas
Andreas Trügler
TU Graz / Know-Center, passionate scientist with a weakness for wild places like physics, cryptography, AI and mountains
Ivan
Ivan Majic
TU Graz, Geodesy and Geoinformatics background with a PhD in Geomatics
Andreas
Andreas Salentinig
CEO and Founder, ubicube, Earth Observation scientist
Benjamin
Benjamin Schumacher
Community Support Specialist at EODC - Environmental Informatics with a focus on data science and remote sensing
Sean
Sean Hoyal
OpenEO implementation at EODC - cloud technology, micro-services, and big data parallelization
About the organiser

This edition, the hackathon in Austria will be organised by Science Park Graz as part of AplusB, the Austrian Incubator Network. AplusB aims to bridge the gap between academia and business to help increase the success rate of innovative, technology-orientated start-ups.

The European Space Agency's Business Incubation Centre in Austria is the place for entrepreneurs, start-ups, SMEs, researchers, and students to improve life on Earth through the commercialisation of innovative space-enabled products and services in every part of the economy.

 

The CASSINI Hackathon Austria will take place at the TU Graz: Stremayrgasse 16, 8010 Graz. You can choose to participate physically (on-site) or virtually (from home).

Partners

This hackathon is supported by the following sponsors and partners:

Partner

Graz Technical University

Partner

EODC Earth Observation Data Centre GmbH

Partner

Sentinel Hub GmbH

Partner

 BRIMATECH Services GmbH

Partner

Climate Change Centre Austria

Partner

MLReef

Partner

Space Hubs Network (SUN)

Partner

Seasy

Partner

Ubicube

Partner

Arctur

Partner

Tourism 4.0