Discover your city
Staying fit & healthy
Protecting our rural areas
Hack with a purpose from
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.
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.
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:
Meet & Greet
Get started at your local hackathon
Start to hack morning show
Diving into our green spaces
The data & challenges collide
Discover Galileo & EGNOS
Meet the other teams
Copernicus & the CREODIAS
Start-ups using EU space technologies
Out in space evening show
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.
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.
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.
The World from Space team will mentor the hackers and help them with solving of the challenges.
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.