More than 320 Participants at the Copernicus Hackathons in 2018

8 out of 10 Copernicus Hackathon organisers successfully finished their hackathons in 2018.
With a total of,

  • >320 Participants
  • >400 Registrations
  • >70 Teams
  • in 8 Countries

these 8 hackathons had finished with great results.

Since September, computer programmers, entrepreneurs, thematic experts, graphic designers and other creative talents came together from all over Europe to collaborate on the development of new software based on Copernicus Earth observation data.

Feel like you missed out on becoming an organiser yourself? Follow our open call until 11 January 2019 for the second application phase. Apply now as an organiser and become one of next ten organisations to launch an individual Copernicus Hackathon in 2019!

Stay tuned for the last 2 hackathons of the first round:

Incubateur Paca-Est
Date of Hackathon: 15.03 – 16.03.18
Time: 15.03: Noon to 16.03: 6 p.m.
Location and Venue: Business pole EU BIC of Sophia Antipolis, 1047 route des Dolines, 06 560 Sophia Antipolis, France
Topic: Earth oberservation

The Investment and Business Development Agency CzechInvest
Date of Hackathon: Planned for March 2019
Country/City: Czech Republic / Brno

With the Copernicus Hackathons Programme by the European Commission, the hosting organisations will not only boost the use of Copernicus data and Earth observation in Europe – they will also spot the next-generation of space entrepreneurs in action. Hackathon organisers are supported with up to 85% co-financing with a maximum value of EUR 20,000 by the European Commission.

Regine Heue, Head of Marketing & Communications at AZO, is responsible for planning, development and implementation of all of marketing strategies, marketing communications, and public relations activities, both external and internal. She oversees development and implementation of marketing materials and services, communications and public relations. She directs the efforts of the marketing and creative team.

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