CASSINI Hackathon Croatia

Hack with a purpose at the CASSINI Hackathon Croatia on 5-7 Nov 2021!

Leverage #EUSpace data & signals to understand and protect the Arctic region. Put your skills to the test and tackle one of the three challenges under the theme of Connecting the Arctic.

  1. Safe passage at sea
  2. Life on land
  3. Caring for our wildlife
Get involved
Get involved

Join the CASSINI Hackathon Croatia in Zagreb and explore how EU Space data could be used to Connect the Arctic and protect its wildlife. This hackathon will be a hybrid event, so you can join in person or virtually!


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

€3,000 cash prizes & incubation

The top three teams will receive a €1,000 cash prize. More, the most talented teams will have the chance to be selected by:

  • BIRD accelerator for an incubation program
  • European Space Agency Business Incubation Center (ESA BIC) of Science Park Graz for an EU pre-incubation program of Space Hubs Network

Mentoring

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

Discover the Hackathon with the Big Ideas Campaign

Excited about the upcoming Hackathon? Learn more at our info sessions and workshops that will equip you with all the tools you need to succeed. You’ll also have the chance to meet other hackers who have signed up for the hackathon and form your team!

October 25 Monday
17:00 CEST (Central Hub)
October 26 Tuesday
17:00 CEST (Central Hub)
18:00 CEST (Central Hub)
October 27 Wednesday
17:00 CEST (Central Hub)
18:00 CEST (Central Hub)
October 28 Thursday
Meet our mentors

The following experts will mentor the teams over the hackathon weekend:

Igor Magdalenić
Igor Magdalenić
Emergency Management; President of Croatian Crisis Management Association
Dario Vuljanko
Dario Vuljanko
Start-up development; co-founder of start-up 3D EMS, based on satellite data
Gorjan Agačević
Gorjan Agačević
Digital expert in the fields of UX, customer engagement, data analytics
Tom Vodopivec
Tom Vodopivec
Business analyst, data scientist, PhD in AI, founder of Reveris, startup accelerator
Jure Demšar
Jure Demšar
AI and software development, data scientist, PhD in computer science; researcher
Damir Matić
Damir Matić
Earth observation & GIS based solutions architect; co-founder at EoSSENTIAL
Dražen Oreščanin
Dražen Oreščanin
Expert for analytical systems, data architect; founder of Poslovna Inteligencija
Dalibor Marijanović
Dalibor Marijanović
Expert in business development; mathematic and computer science
Ivana Čuljak
Ivana Čuljak
Start-up development, building connections with markets and investors
Ivana Žorž
Ivana Žorž
EU fund specialist, experienced in the project management
Urska Jež
Urska Jež
Business model development; engineer; serial enterpreneur
Sabina Đuvelek
Sabina Đuvelek
Design Thinking Trainer; experienced coach, PhD in psychological sciences
Mirta Medanić
Mirta Medanić
ICT & Space Industry, Program Manager at Amphinicy Technologies
Jeremija Hranjec
Jeremija Hranjec
European Space Agency Business Incubation Center, Science Park Graz
About the organiser

INVENTO will be organising the Croatian Hackathon. As a local innovation ecosystem booster with 15 years in the game, the organisation has a strong focus on mentoring young Croatian entrepreneurs and encouraging new innovation. The INVENTO team has nurtured over 1500 innovative startups to date and has organised events such as local Hackathons and brainstorming events.

Sponsors / Partners

This hackathon is supported by the following sponsors and partners:

bird
Organisational Partner & Sponsor

BIRD Incubator

BIC Austria
Partner

European Space Agency

Business Incubation Center Austria

Science Park
Partner

Science Park

The High Tech Incubator

hukm
Partner

HUKM - Hrvatska udruga kriznog menadžmenta

lsc
Partner

Lean Startup Croatia

Svemirski žurnal
Promotion Partner

Svemirski žurnal

uoz
Partner

University of Zagreb

HUKI
Partner

HUKI - Hrvatski ured za kreativnost i inovacije