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Call for Participation! 4th Cassini Hackathon: EU Space Data for the Financial World

Could Earth observation and GNSS technologies provide solutions for current challenges in insurance, investment, and financial services? At the 4th CASSINI Hackathon, competing teams will create products and services for the finance industry using EU Space data.

Taking place between the 4-6th November 2022, “Space for the Financial World” will be held online and in-person at 10 locations in Europe. In Switzerland, the event will be hosted by Space4Impact at the Zurich Knowledge Center for Sustainable Development (ZKSD). This is an exciting opportunity for participants, as they can win up to 15’000 cloud computing credits and a one-day-coaching by Amazon Web Services.  

Registration for the 4th CASSINI Hackathon is open now:


Utilising EU Space data

Space is here – and the CASSINI Hackathon series invites participants to make use of the extraordinary data, signals, and information from the EU Space Programme, including Copernicus, Galileo and EGNOS.  Hackathon competitors will use space technologies to develop their own innovative solutions for one of three challenges:

  1. Enabling green and sustainable investment. 
  2. Innovating financial tools and technologies. 
  3. Advancing global financial intelligence. 

From the organisers: “At Space4Impact we are honoured to run the Swiss Edition of the CASSINI Hackathon for a second time. Switzerland combines cutting-edge research capabilities with a strong financial sector. These are the ideal ingredients to explore the utilization of satellite data for the topic of sustainable finance.”

Thank you to our partners: University of ZurichAWSETH AI CenterZKSD, NPOC, SXS – Space Exchange Switzerland, Swiss Data Cube, ARIS, E2MC