Hackathon Slovakia

Hack with a purpose at the CASSINI Hackathon Slovakia 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 Slovakia 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! Choose one of the three locations: Bratislava, Zilina or Kosice.


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!

 

Valuable programmes 

The top teams of the CASSINI Hackathon Slovakia will receive valuable prizes:

  • A night at Laboratory of Cosmic Physics on Lomnický štít – one of the highest peaks in Slovakia
  • 15 hours of business and technical mentoring from SARIO
  • An opportunity to pitch the idea in front of the Slovak VC community
  • An opportunity to pitch the idea to the Slovak Space Incubator
  • 3 years of free membership in Slovak Aerospace Cluster

Mentoring

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

Michal Csonga
Michal Csonga
Head of Strategy, 0100 Ventures
Ján Čegiň
Ján Čegiň
Research assistant, Kempelen Institute of Intelligent Technologies
Michal Kompan
Doc. Ing. Michal Kompan, PhD
Expert researcher, Kempelen Institute of Intelligent Technologies
Matúš Bakoň
Ing. Matúš Bakoň, PhD.
Founder & CEO, insar.sk s.r.o.
Radovan Hilbert
RNDr. Radovan Hilbert
Director of Business Development, YMS, a.s.
Peter Pastorek
Mgr. Peter Pastorek
GIS - specialist, Professional Officer at Ministry of Environment of the Slovak Republic
Šimon Mackovjak
Dr. Šimon Mackovjak
Scientist, Slovak Academy of Sciences
Peter Stražovec
Peter Stražovec
Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Payout, Co-Founder & Advisor, BeeSafe
Yasunori Yamazaki
Yasunori Yamazaki
Chief Evangelist, Axelspace Corporation
About the organiser

The Slovak Space Office will be organising the CASSINI Hackathon Slovakia this time around. The SSO is a joint project of the Slovak Investment and Trade Development Agency and the Ministry of Education, Science, Research, and Sport of the Slovak Republic. 

The Industrial Branch at SARIO is in charge of developing the Slovak space ecosystem and bilateral international cooperation. Because of this, the organisation represents the perfect organiser for the Slovakian Hackathon this time around.

 

Sponsors / Partners

This hackathon is supported by the following sponsors and partners:

sac
Partner

Slovak Academy of Sciences – Institute of Experimental Physics 

ventures
Partner

0100 Ventures

t-systems
Partner

T-systems

Partner

Startup Weekend

AxelSpace
Partner

Axelspace 

aerospace cluster
Partner

Slovak Aerospace Cluster 

technicom
Partner

Technicom

yms
Partner

YMS

insar.sk
Partner

Insar.sk 

kempelen
Partner

Kempelen Institute of Intelligent Technologies

payout
Partner

Payout