Hungarian round of Cassini Hackathon coming in May
Design Terminal is organizing the Hungarian round of the third Cassini Hackathon, the main goal of which is to make the tourism of Europe more sustainable with the help of European space data and services, according to a press release sent to the Budapest Business Journal.
"In recent years, with the help of a few successful tenders we have been able to join professionally inspiring programs spanning over the continent, such as the incubation activities of X-Europe or the European Space Agency," says László Jónás, head of strategy at the innovation agency.
"Recently, we are consciously shaping the international expansion of Design Terminal, of which these steps are an integral part. It is an honor to organize the Hungarian round of the third Cassini Hackathon. Between May 12-14 participants can work on their ideas using EU space technologies," he added.
Winners will be rewarded both locally and at the end of the competition, with a six-month mentoring program that includes 100 hours of personalized, expert mentoring.
Supporting sustainable travel
In the last four years alone, the European continent has welcomed over two billion global tourists, providing a primary source of income for European economies.
Because of this, the third Cassini Hackathon will focus on preserving key tourism destinations in Europe and the way in which we access them. Participants will be challenged to develop ideas that support sustainable travel, enhance the experience in local cities and cultures, and promote thoughtful exploration of Europe’s nature.
The Cassini Hackathons and Mentoring, initiated by the European Union and its space program is a series of six hackathons that tackle global challenges using European space technologies. Now in its third edition, this hackathon provides access to European space data, information and signals from Copernicus, Galileo and EGNOS, plus other valuable tools to help participants take on one of our three pressing challenges.
Application for the Hungarian hackathon is now open.
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