Research Idea

Space Hackathons

TOPIC: Space hubs (support to start-ups)

Programme: H2020

Deadline for call: 12 Mar 2019

Category: Space, Hackathons, SMEs, Start-ups
Target Group: SMEs, Start-ups, Entrepreneurs

General Description

Hackathons encourage people to work together to solve challenges using satellite data and apply the knowledge to benefit all. These hackathons will work as a platform that encourages the whole ecosystem which involves government, education, industry and citizens to focus on solving punctual problems.

The objective is to foster entrepreneurship, encourage start-up creation and promote the use of space technologies and space acquired data;

  • support people to dream big and develop their entrepreneurial spirit
  • show how the space sector can positively impact on our daily life
  • demonstrate the social economic potential of the space sector and its ability to boost startup creation
  • build a bridge between civil society and space agencies
  • encourage people from diverse backgrounds to start technical companies

Output: Space Hackathons events


Research Idea