CASSINI Hackathon Italy

Join The CASSINI Hackathon Italy on 12-14 May 2022!

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

Put your skills to the test and tackle one of three unique challenges to help create a resilient and digitally oriented tourism industry. Let's (Re)Visit Europe in style.

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

The CASSINI Hackathon Italy will take place in Rome (Roma Scout Center -Largo dello Scautismo, 1). Join to explore how EU Space data could be used to develop innovative solutions that revitalise European tourism.

Teams will be presented with 3 challenges that test their creative skills and imagination from the very first brainstorm. They will be using data from Copernicus, Galileo and EGNOS to imagine game-changing solutions and win career-changing prizes along the way!

Prizes

  • €5,000 cash prize
  • Entry to pre-acceleration programme (pre-incubation) at ESA BIC Lazio.
  • Technological and business development support from Spazio Attivo Roma Tecnopolo.

Mentoring

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

Meet our experts

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

Roberto Giuliani
Roberto Giuliani
Incubator Manager at Lazio Innova SpA
Eleonora De Risi
Eleonora De Risi
Lazio Innova Spazio Attivo Civitavecchia Manager
Andrea Cosentino
Andrea Cosentino
Business Support Specilialist at the Innovation HUBS Roma
Tanya
Tanya Scalia
Project Manager at Agenzia Spaziale Italiana
Walter Barberis
Walter Barberis
Communication & Marketing at Spaceexe
Fabio Del Frate
Fabio Del Frate
Senior Scientist at GEO-K & University of Rome “Tor Vergata”
Ilaria
Ilaria Petracca
Environmental engineering, University of Rome “Tor Vergata”.
Giorgia Salvucci
Giorgia Salvucci
Student at GEO-K & University of Rome “Tor Vergata”
Valerio Caroselli
Valerio Caroselli
Lazio Connect President
Pier Francesco Cardillo
Pier Francesco Cardillo
Head of Digital Transformation at EGOS
Roberto Napoleoni
Roberto Napoleoni
Information system architect at Lazio Connect
Mindsharing.tech President
Aldo Pergjergji
IT Specialist - Mindsharing.tech President
Massimo Castellano is a business manager with extensive and international experience in industrial companies and groups operating in the tourism, transport and logistics sectors. President of RIBOMAR, which brings together 60 coastal tourism enterprises, one of the largest alliances in the tourism sector in the country.
Massimo Castellano
Business Manager - RIBOMAR
President in FIAVET Lazio , Owner/General Manager and co-founder of MIR, an Italian incoming tour operator that operates from Rome to offer to its clients all kind of services all over Italy.
Stefano Corbari
Business Expert, President- FIAVET LAZIO
Creation of sustainable and impactful socio-economic systems in specific territories or topics.
Luca Bazzoli
Ecosystem Manager, Ashoka Italia
Master Degree in Communications and Innovation;  8 years of International Communication and Marketing experience, which includes Strategic Planning, Project Management and Account Management/New Business Development in multinational environments.
Sara Prontera
CMO, Nicolaus Tour
About the organiser

This edition, the hackathon in Italy will be organised by Lazio Innova. As the in-house agency for innovation, research and entrepreneurship for the local Government of Regione Lazio in Italy, Lazio Innova sits at the forefront of promotion and development for the region's entrepreneurial and productive ecosystem.

Lazio Innova continues to provide a range of services and support to help facilitate market access, expansion, training, and funding for a range of entrepreneurial projects. They have also hosted the ESA Business Incubation Centre of Lazio (ESA BIC Lazio) since 2009, making it one of the first ESA space incubators.

 

The CASSINI Hackathon Italy will take place at the Roma Scout Center: Largo dello Scautismo, 1, I-00162 Roma. You can choose to participate physically (on-site) or virtually (from home).

Sponsors / Partners

This hackathon is supported by the following sponsors and partners:

Partner

Regione Lazio

Partner

GEO-K, Tor Vergata University, Copernicus Academy

Partner

Agenzia Spaziale Italiana

Partner

e-GEOS

Partner

FIAVET Lazio

Partner

Spaceexe

Partner

Università degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata

Partner
Lazio Connect
Partner

                                 MINDSHARING.TECH

Partner

                                      Valtur