Cassini Hackathon Czech Republic
  • #1

    Discover your city

  • #2

    Staying fit & healthy

  • #3

    Protecting our rural areas

Hack with a purpose from
18-20 June

Leverage #EUSpace data & signals to access, understand and protect our natural spaces. 

Put your skills to the test and tackle one of our three challenges under the theme of
Digitising Green Spaces.

Get involved
Get involved

In the Czech Republic the CASSINI Hackathon will be organised by Business and Investment Development Agency CzechInvest. The space you need to get your business ideas off the ground!

We challenge hackers to solve issues such as droughts, overheating of cities, the bark beetle calamity and the lack of cycling paths in our cities. We have a team of mentors ready to support you and we are preparing webinars to introduce you to the possibilities of using satellite data to solve the issues which interest you.


Cash Prize & Mentoring

Join the CASSINI Hackathon Czech Republic to win:

  • €2,000 prize money for the winning team
  • 20 hours of business and technical mentoring from CzechInvest

Support & Promotion

Winners of our hackathon will also receive:

  • Individually tailored support programme from the ESA BIC Prague team (proposal preparation for an incubator, technical coaching & assistance, and business coaching)
  • Promotion in dedicated marketing activities such as website appearances, press releases, social media activity, etc.
The hackathon agenda

In addition to the live stream from the virtual hub, the CASSINI Hackathon Czech Repulic has dedicated sessions with our local experts. Tune in at any time to listen to panel discussions, training sessions, and much more from both the Czech live stream and the virtual hub! Discover our key touch points below:

June 18 Friday
18:00 CEST

Meet & Greet

19:00 CEST

Welcome session

20:00 CEST

Get started at your local hackathon

June 19 Saturday
09:00 CEST

Kickstart session

09:45 CEST

Start to hack morning show

10:40 CEST

Diving into our green spaces

13:30 CEST

The data & challenges collide

14:45 CEST

Discover Galileo & EGNOS

17:00 CEST

Meet the other teams

18:00 CEST

Evening activities

June 20 Sunday
09:00 CEST

Reboot session

09:15 CEST

Copernicus & the CREODIAS

10:00 CEST

Start-ups using EU space technologies

15:00 CEST

Out in space evening show

17:45 CEST

Closing session

About the organiser

CzechInvest is one of the leading organisations in the Czech space industry. We run the ESA BIC Prague, a business incubation centre of the European Space Agency (ESA). Our purpose is to stimulate the creation of start-ups that aim to develop products and services using space technologies.


Sponsors / Partners

This hackathon is supported by the following sponsors and partners:


Together with CzechInvest, the CASSINI Hackathon Czech Republic is co-organised by JIC - South Moravian Innovation Agency, who supports people from the South Moravian Region as they develop companies that can change the world.


The event is under the auspice of the Czech Environmental Information Agency CENIA, an in-situ data set provider.


Hackers will work with the Earth observation data prepared for the Czech Republic and open data provided by the two biggest cities - Prague and Brno.

Otevřená města

The institution will contribute to the specification of relevant local issues.


The city of Brno is providing relevant challenges, data and supports the hackers in the region.

World from Space

The World from Space team will mentor the hackers and help them with solving of the challenges.

Ministry of Transport

As a coordinator of space activities in the Czech Republic, the Ministry of transport will motivate hackers to focus on innovative solutions.


The team of Zaitra start-up will introduce the data processing to hackers and will mentor them during the event.


This partner will support the hackathon and its participants with data infrarstrucutre and technical support.