Time is running out for you to participate in an exhilarating technological adventure: the 6th CASSINI Hackathon. This unique event provides a platform for innovative minds to collaborate and create solutions that address significant global challenges using European space technologies.
What is the CASSINI Hackathon?
Originating from the European Union's space programme, the CASSINI Hackathon is a series of six bi-yearly hackathons. Each edition sees participants delving into challenges such as sustainable infrastructure, food security, clean water access, and understanding forced migration. Over three action-packed days, participants immerse themselves in technical talks, workshops, and a thrilling 48-hour coding competition.
Why You Shouldn’t Miss Out:
- Collaborate and Innovate: Team up with diverse individuals passionate about global challenges.
- Learn from the Best: Engage in workshops, gain insights from expert mentors, and access cutting-edge development tools.
- Make a Real Impact: Your solutions could pave the way for a better future, harnessing the potential of space technologies for global development and humanitarian aid.
- When: November 3-5, 2023.
- Where: Both offline in Amersfoort, Netherlands, and online. Accommodation for on-site participants is arranged and covered by the local organisers
- Who Can Participate: Open to students, entrepreneurs, engineers, and anyone interested in space tech and humanitarian efforts from the EU, Norway, Switzerland, and Iceland.
- Deadline: October 26, 2023.
- If you're excited about the potential of space technologies and wish to make a difference in the world, this is your calling. But hurry, the clock is ticking!
Iliad partner SINTEF wins CASSINI development hackathon with sustainable aquaculture modelling
Sintef, the Norwegian independent non-profit research organisation and partner in the EU-funded Iliad project designing digital twins of the ocean, won overall first place in the 6th CASSINI international hackathon focusing on sustainable development under the heading “Space for International Development & Humanitarian Aid”, in the final round that took place November 9.
ILIAD experts from Haifa University forecast jellyfish free summer
A team of researchers from the University of Haifa, which is partner in the EU-funded ILIAD Project, forecast that it is a high likelihood that this summer Israel’s shores will be almost free of jellyfish. “If you look at the past years with similar patterns, mostly 2016 and 2018, this is definitely the reasonable estimate as of this moment,” the experts noted. So far, deep into the bathing season it seems that their forecast is accurate.