Join the Cassini Hackathon Netherlands on 12-14 May 2022
Join the Cassini Hackathon Netherlands on 12-14 May 2022 and use #EUSpace data and signals to build sustainable solutions to global issues while reshaping the travel and tourism industry for a better future.
Put your skills to the test and tackle one of the three unique challenges to help create a resilient and digitally oriented tourism industry.
The hackathon is open to anyone enthusiastic about entrepreneurship, tourism and EU space technologies. Let’s RE visit Europe in style. Here, the main areas:
Challenge #1: Finding sustainable destinations
Design products, devices or services that enable to reduce the carbon footprint of tourism travel. If you choose this challenge, you’ll be encouraged to dive into the areas of carbon footprint measurement of travel, understanding travel patterns between cities/countries, alternative destinations and/or modes of transport, online travel agents and other intermediaries and new, disruptive travel concepts.
Challenge #2: Experiencing cities and cultures
Design products, devices or services that offer tourists a unique and sustainable experience of our cities and cultural heritage. If you choose this challenge, you’ll be encouraged to explore topics such as crowd management and slow tourism, personal recommendations and itineraries, social recognition and social media, state-of-the-art, virtual travel experiences and support local businesses and communities
Challenge #3: Exploring nature with care
Design products, devices or services that can help offer tourists a unique and sustainable opportunity to explore our nature. If you choose this challenge, you’ll be encouraged to focus on tourist information about the environmental state, conservation of local nature and biodiversity, generation of (new) routes, points of interest and activities, social recognition and social media and support local businesses and communities.
Money prizes are there but also the top 3 teams across all hackathons will be awarded an additional 100 hours of expert mentoring.
CASSINI Hackathon Netherlands will take place at the offices of Sunweb: Bahialaan 2, 3065 WC Rotterdam
Link to the registration page:
–>Registration deadline for the hackathon – May 11, 17:00 CEST
This edition, the hackathon in the Netherlands will be organised by the Space Business Innovation Centre (SBIC) Noordwijk. The SBIC is dedicated to bringing the possibilities of space technologies to earth via entrepreneurship. They offer a wide range of programmes, workshops, and events for every stage of the entrepreneurial journey and give unrivalled access to an international network of tools, knowledge, and finance.
More information about SBIC Noordwijk and all their programs: https://www.sbicnoordwijk.nl/
The CASSINI Hackathon Netherlands will take place at the offices of our main partner Sunweb: Bahialaan 2, 3065 WC Rotterdam. You can choose to participate physically (on-site) or virtually (from home).
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