CASSINI Hackathon France

It's a wrap on CASSINI Hackathon France!

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

They put their skills to the test and tackled one of three unique challenges to help create a resilient and digitally oriented tourism industry. (Re)Visiting Europe like never before.

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

The CASSINI Hackathon France took place in Nîmes. Participants explored how EU Space data could be used to develop innovative solutions that revitalise European tourism.


Teams were presented with 3 challenges that tested their creative skills and imagination from the very first brainstorm. Participants used data from Copernicus, Galileo and EGNOS to imagine game-changing solutions and win career-changing prizes along the way!
 


Important: Only physical, in-person participation was possible for this hackathon location.

Prizes

  • €3.000 cash prize (shared by all winning teams)

In addition, the top team received:

  • 3 days intensive business bootcamp 
  • 2 days of relevant industry expertise 
  • 1 month free in an inspiring coworking place

Mentoring

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

Meet our experts

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

Martin Rusnak
Martin Rusnak
Management consultant at EUSPA (European Union Space Program Agency)
Rémy Azevedo
Rémy Azevedo
Business Innovation Manager - TEBM - at AIRBUS
Emilie Seveno Aerospace Valley
Emilie Seveno
Languedoc-Roussillon territory project manager at Aerospace Valley
Julien Brillat
Julien Brillat
Head of the Tourism School IEFT
Emma Rizzi
Emma Rizzi
Cloud Engineer at MURMURATION
Camille Lainé
Camille Lainé
Data Science Engineer at MURMURATION
Murugesh Manthiramoorthi
Murugesh Manthiramoorthi
Data Scientist at MURMURATION
Benjamin Servet
Benjamin Servet
Chief Designer Manager AT OTL
Lucas Saver
Lucas Saver
Customer Experience Consultant at OTL
About the organisers

This edition, the hackathon in France was organised in a collaboration between Murmuration and Open Tourism Lab.

Murmuration is an SME that aims to put the environment at the heart of decision-making. By providing monitoring KPIs and forecasts for the tourism industry, their solutions are perfect for decision-makers who want to understand, monitor, report and change the impact tourism has on the environment.

Open Tourisme Lab (OTL) is an open innovation platform that sits at the heart of the tourism industry's efforts to create innovative solutions to global challenges. They've created a range of solutions to help develop new ideas for businesses and aim to help accelerate start-ups towards a brighter future in tourism.

 

The CASSINI Hackathon France took place at OTL's offices: 160 Allée Frédéric Desmons, 30000 Nîmes.

Sponsors / Partners

This hackathon was supported by the following sponsors and partners:

Partner

                                        Airbus

Partner

                               Connect by Cnes

Partner

                             Aerospace Valley 

Partner

                        Département du Gard

Partner

                               Nîmes Métropole 

Partner

                               Gard Tourisme 

Partner

                                 Pont du Gard

Partner

                                          IEFT