CASSINI Hackathon Romania

Hack with a purpose at the CASSINI Hackathon Romania 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.

  1. Safe passage at sea
  2. Life on land
  3. Caring for our wildlife
Get involved
Get involved

Join the CASSINI Hackathon Romania in Bucharest and explore how EU Space data could be used to Connect the Arctic and protect its wildlife. This hackathon will be a hybrid event, so you can join in person or virtually!


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 €4,000

The top teams of the CASSINI Hackathon Romania will receive a total pool of €4,000 euro which includes cash and other benefits.

Mentoring

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

Discover the Hackathon with the Big Ideas Campaign

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!

October 25 Monday
17:00 CEST (Central Hub)
October 26 Tuesday
17:00 CEST (Central Hub)
18:00 CEST (Central Hub)
October 27 Wednesday
October 28 Thursday
17:00 CEST (Central Hub)
18:00 CEST (Central Hub)
Meet our mentors

The following experts will mentor the teams over the hackathon weekend:

Marius Mitroi
Marius Mitroi
Founder, Thinkstitute
Cristian Cârstoiu
Cristian Cârstoiu
Partner, EY, Digital & Analytics, Chief Innovation Officer
Dimitris Matsakis
Dimitris Matsakis
Partner, P.L.A.N. Extensive EMA
Cristina Dăianu
Cristina Dăianu
Partner and Head, Dentons, Corporate Group
Ion Nedelcu
Ion Nedelcu
Research Engineer, Romanian Space Agency
Daniela Faur
Daniela Faur
Associate Professor, CEOSpaceTech - Research Center for Spatial Information within Politehnica University of Bucharest
Vasile Crăciunescu
Vasile Crăciunescu
Researcher, Remote Sensing & GIS Laboratory of The National Meteorological Administration & President, 2 GEO-SPATIAL.org Association
About the organiser

IdEA is an organisation specialised in developing educational programs, accelerators, incubators and offering funding advice.

Sponsors / Partners

This hackathon is supported by the following sponsors and partners:

URA
Partner

Universitatea Romano-Americana, University

ROCAX
Partner

Roca X, Venture Capital

EY
Partner

Ernst & Young (EY), Financial Consulting Company

ROSA
Partner

ROSA - Romanian Space Agency, National Space Agency

AEIED
Partner

EAII Department from UPB

Meteo
Partner

Remote Sensing & GIS Laboratory National Meteorological Administration, National Authority

MEE
Partner

Media Events, Marketing & PR company

CEOSpaceTech
Partner

CEOSpaceTech

Commons Accel
Partner

Commons Accel