Hack with a purpose at the CASSINI Hackathon Iceland 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.
- Safe passage at sea
- Life on land
- Caring for our wildlife
Join the CASSINI Hackathon Iceland in Reykjavik and explore how EU Space data could be used to Connect the Arctic and protect its wildlife. This hackathon will be a physical event, so you can join in person!
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!
Win up to €5,000!
The top teams of the CASSINI Hackathon Iceland will receive up to €5,000!
- 1st place at the Icelandic Hackathon will win €5,000 and be featured on the ‘Reykjavik Grapevine‘ Youtube channel.
- The 2nd and 3rd placed participants will win €2,000 and €1,000 respectively.
The top 3 teams across all hackathons will be awarded with an additional +100 hours of expert mentoring.
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!
The following experts will mentor the teams over the hackathon weekend:
Startup Iceland is a non-profit organisation that regularly hosts events related to entrepreneurship and innovation. The goal of Startup Iceland is to create a sustainable startup ecosystem that will nurture Icelandic companies for years to come.
This hackathon is supported by the following sponsors and partners:
University of Iceland
Iceland Space Agency
Loop - Circular Economy Ecosystem
The Icelandic Centre for Research
Marel | Food processing solutions