CASSINI Hackathon Norway

Join The CASSINI Hackathon Norway 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 Norway will take place in Kristiansand. 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

The top three places will receive:

  • Cash prizes of up to €5,000 from local sponsors.
  • 1 year office space in Bølgen bærekraftsenter, valued at €5,000.
  • Free sustainability programme at Bølgen bærekraftsenter.
  • 1 year membership to Digin, valued at €335.
  • 1 year membership to Visit Sørlandet Cluster, valued at €3,500.

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

Karianne Ormseth
Karianne Ormseth
Innovation Strategy / AI / Design Thinking Strategist at AI:Hub Mechatronics
Aleksander Nossum
Aleksander Nossum
Head of digitalisation and innovation at Norkart AS
Mathilde Ørstavik
Mathilde Ørstavik
AI developer, expertise in deep learning/aerial photo/satellite data at Norkart
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Yury Ovseenko
Founder of Scandinavian Engineering & Design Innovation
Cathrine Stien
Cathrine Stien
CEO Digin, experienced business developer with background from consulting services and technology business development
Rebekka Olsson
Rebekka Olsson
PhD Candidate Machine Learning and AI, expertise in electronics, partitioning algorithms and more at Bouvet
Lene Gulbrandsen
Lene Gulbrandsen
Project manager at Bouvet / Design Thinking Expert
Tommy Andre Bertelsen
Tommy Andre Bertelsen
Senior consultant Egde Consulting. Programmer, developer, frontend developer.
Vaibhav Bhutoria
Vaibhav Bhutoria
CFD Developer, Co-founder PenguinUp
Kristoffer Liland
Kristoffer Liland
Incubator manager UiA Nyskaping. Space Startup founder.
Øystein
Øystein Risan Borgersen
Space startup founder, SolSys Mining
Bjarte
Bjarte Sebastian Hansen
Founder of Goontech, co-founder SolSys Mining
Thomas Jan Benny
Jan Benny Thomas
Senior Software Engineer Intoto
Ådne Stokkeland
Ådne Stokkeland
AI & Data Scientist Intoto
Hanna Maldum
Hanna Maldum
Mentor at the University Incubator, UiA Nyskaping
Daniel Hjøllo
Daniel Hjøllo
Mentor at the University Incubator, UiA Nyskaping
Bjørn Mong
Bjørn Andreas Mong
Co-founder Bærekraftfestivalen
Nilsen Solveig
Solveig Nilsen
Sustainability manager and CEO Bølgen bærekraftsenter
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Marion Amundsen Ringnes
Mentor at UiA and marketing coordinator at Norkart AS
About the organiser

This edition, the hackathon in Norway will be organised by Bølgen Bærekraftsenter (Regional Sustainability Centre), Bærekraftsfestivalen (Sustainability Festival), Digin (Regional Information Technology and Information Systems Cluster), Visit Sørlandet (Regional Tourist Industry Cluster) and Arena for Bærekraft (Arena for Sustainability for the Music and Event Industry)  and the UiA (University of Agder).

Together, they wish to bring together business people, environmentalists, innovators, and academics to collaborate on sustainable change. By organizing the CASSINI Hackathon Norway, we aim to build new alliances and add a valuable international dimension to the fostering of technology as a tool for sustainable destination development.

 

The CASSINI Hackathon Norway will take place at the Bølgen Bærekraftsenter: Vestre Strandgate, 12 4610 Kristiansand. 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

Bærekraftfestivalen

Sustainability Festival

Partner

University of Agder

Partner

The Norwegian Space Agency (NOSA)

Arena for baerekraft
Partner

Arena for bærekraft