Cassini Hackathon “Space for Defense and Security”

In the period 24-26.03.2023, a pan-European Hackathon on the theme "Space for Defense & Security" will be held in Sofia. The opening of the event will be on March 24 at 09:00 at the Balkan Hotel (Sheraton), and the preparation of the teams and awarding of the winners will be held on March 25 and 26 at the Central Military Club.

The Hackathon is part of the European Commission's initiative to support the competitiveness and innovation of start-ups in the field of space (Competitive Space Start-ups for Innovation Initiative - CASSINI).

The fifth edition of the CASSINI Hackathon is thematically focused on the challenges of using space-related technologies to develop and improve security and defense capabilities in Europe. It will include three themes with challenges that the competing teams will work on - "Enabling cross-terrain mobility", "Making the seas more secure" and "Protecting our critical infrastructure".

On the Bulgarian side, the Hackathon is organized by the Office for the Transfer of Aerospace Technologies "RCT-TTO" - BAS, together with the Defense Institute "Professor Tsvetan Lazarov" and VVMU "Nikola Vaptsarov".

For more information see HERE.