Act In Space Darmstadt - The ESA Hackathon

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About Act In Space

International Hackathon in Space Application

This event brings together entrepreneurs, students, job seekers, developers, creative users over a weekend. The goal is to form teams and resolve within 24 hours one of the challenges proposed by the organizers. The challenges consist in finding every day uses for space developped technologies or space acquired data.

The winning teams will proceed to the national and International finals. All the realistic projects will receive support via the ESA BIC and partners incubators to foster the emergence of new startups.

ActInSpace is a contest organized by CNES, ESA and ESA BIC Darmstadt around science, space and technology transfer, in Germany and in Europe.

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Become a Rocketstar

Invent tomorrow uses and services from space technologies.

Meet international Experts

Business and technical experts will judge your idea.

Win Amazing Prizes

Zero gravity flight, access to satellites, a meeting with an astronaut and more …

CHALLENGES

The future poses many challenges for us; here are a few to be solved.

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Data Science

Anomalies in time series

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Robotic

Tele-manipulated robots

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3D Printer

Light Manufacturing

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RFID Sensor

RFID with data storage

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Communication

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Probe Rockets

use of drones

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Agriculture

Positioning of crops

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Earth Observation

Imaging System

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3D Mapping

Smartphone Usage

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Weather Forecast

Epidemics Control

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Ecodrive Software

Fuel Efficiency

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Oceanographic

Crowed Sourcing

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Nano Satellites

Ground Station

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Smart Cities

Quality of Life

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Space Exploration

Gaming

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Healthcare

Indoor Navigation

PRIZES

NATIONAL PRIZE

A guided tour at the European Space Operations Centre ESOC in Darmstadt and a trip to the Toulouse Space Show in June to participate in the internal final. 

INTERNATIONAL PRIZE

The best team of ActInSpace 2016 will win a flight in zero gravity in the training aircraft for NoveSpace astronauts.

This prize is sponsored by NoveSpace.

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INTERNATIONAL PRIZE

A voucher worth €100,000 for satellite data and coaching/support for the creation of a start-up.

This prize is sponsored by Airbus Defence & Space.

INTERNATIONAL PRIZE

Meeting with an Astronaut, raining session on an A320 flight simulator and VIP visit to Airbus DS’ satellite integration cleanroom and 3D facilities.

This prize is sponsored by Airbus Defence & Space.

JOIN THE ACT IN SPACE HACKATHON

Invent tomorrows uses and services from space technologies.

EXPERTS

Katja Bach

Katja Bach

Airbus

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Dr. Henno Boomkamp

ESA BIC

Tim Deimel

Tim Deimel

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Sebastian Eberling

Sebastian Everling

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Olaf Kempin

Olaf Kempin

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Alexander Kock

Prof. Dr. Alexander Kock

TU Darmstadt

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Dr. Ing. C. Langenbach

DLR

John Lewis

John Lewis

Telespazio VEGA

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Stefan Mühlbauer

Airbus

Frank Zimmermann

Dr. F. Zimmermann

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AGENDA

  • 12:00 Welcome & Lunch

  • 13:00 Introduction & Team Building

  • 15:00 Work Starts

  • 19:00 Evening Meal

  • 20:00 Work Continues / Open End

  • 08:30 Breakfast

  • 09:00 Back to Work

  • 13:00 Lunch

  • 14:00 Finalisation of presentations and oral preparation

  • 16:00 Presentation to the Jury

  • 18:00 End

LOCATION

Hochschule Darmstadt (h_da)

Gebäude D19, 4. OG, Räume 401-403

Schöfferstraße 10 / 64295 Darmstadt

 

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