Discover the potential of space-based technology and challenge your entrepreneurial self!
NO PRIOR EXPERIENCE NEEDED. You'll be coached, advised and encouraged by top technical and business experts transforming your idea into a winning business concept in just 24 hours!
PARTICIPATION We invite everybody interested - health care specialists, students, programmers, marketing experts and others. And maybe it will be your team that wins the grand prize and changes the world for the better with space tech!
that runs worldwide every 2 years. Each participating country organizes a national hackathon whose winner will participate in the international final. This Facebook event is dedicated for teams in Latvia who will have a chance to present their ideas in the global Act in Space finale.
Space Based solutions cover a wide spectrum of sectors - healthcare, aerospace, AI, telecommunications, logistics, etc. We will help hackathon participants understand and take advantage of: - Satellite Navigation, - Satellite Communication, - Earth Observation, - Spaceflight Technologies and other topics.
THE PROCESS From November 13 - 14 participants will be solving challenges chosen from the global Act in Space list. Teams of max 5 people each, will be mentored by different field experts with a goal to develop a prototype.
PROGRAMME - details TBC, but we'll start at 18 PM on November 13th Riga time.
PRIZES, PRIZES, PRIZES! The team from Latvia will win a ticket to Toulouse to present further their prototype/idea concept there. This will give the opportunity to compete with teams from other countries in the grand finale and get some of the grand prizes listed below.
THE GRAND FINALE PRIZES AIS2020 GRAND PRIZE-Have you ever dreamt of free floating in the air like an astronaut? Win your ticket for the weightless experience on the Airbus A310 Zero G!
Airbus entrepreneurship prize - Winners of the Airbus Entrepreneurship Prize receive €100,000 of satellite-derived data from the Airbus OneAtlas digital platform.
Airbus innovation prize - Win a flight training session on an A320 simulator and visit a satellite integration room and 3D facilities.
Suez Environment prize - Discover the key role played by water in the environment protection, discover SUEZ’s behind-the-scenes!
And many other amazing prizes!
MENTORS Field experts in IT, Electronics, Environment surveillance, Business Development and Latvian Space Agency (LAIK) members. Also, there will be access to international experts from abroad. Names TBC.
Due to the global scope, event will be primarily held in English.
ORGANIZERS & SUPPORTERS The Latvian edition event is organized by