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.
- Find sustainable destinations
- Experiencing cities and cultures
- Exploring nature with care
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.
€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
The top 3 teams across all hackathons were awarded an additional 100 hours of expert mentoring.
Participants gained cutting-edge insights from some of the brightest minds in the business
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.
This hackathon was supported by the following sponsors and partners:
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