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ActInSpace Bulgaria || An international innovation contest lead by CNES and ESA

ActInSpace in Bulgaria
- Sofia -
virtual event

Are you ready to realize your dreams of getting involve in space?  

Welcome to participate in ActInSpace Bulgaria!

ActInSpace is an international innovation contest and is the place where you can make your dreams to become true. If you are interested in space-based technologies and have an idea this is the place where you can show your potential.

If you are a student, developer, creative person, marketer, entrepreneur or a simple space enthusiast, you are welcome to be part of this event. ActInSpace challenge is designed for students but open to everybody! During the event every team will be mentored by expert scientists, engineers and the business.

ActInSpace2020 taking place in over 40 countries, over 70 cities all over the world which will meet the real life challenges using space technologies and data. The event goals are: 

  • foster entrepreneurship
  • encourage start-up creation
  • promote the use of space technologies and space acquired data

ActInSpace 2020 timeline:

  • February 2020: Publication of challenges
  • 12 September 2020: Opening of registrations on
  • 13 - 14 November 2020: ActInSpace hackathon in Sofia
  • February 2021: International finals in Toulouse

Who can participate in ActInSpace® 2020? 

The registration is free of charge. Everyone above 18 years old who has bigger dreams and wants to develop their entrepreneurial spirit in the fields of aerospace technologies. 
The competition is open to teams of two to five people including:

  • adult individuals having an activity or residing in the Bulgaria
  • and/or private law legal entities (associations, companies), represented by an individual delegated to participate in this competition, with no limitation as to nationality


Before the start of the Hackathon we will organize a pre-hackathon on 12 November, to help participants find their teammates and give instructions about the participation in ActInSpace Bulgaria. 
All registered participants will receive further information about the event.


What is the first prize for the winner? 

The winning team will have the opportunity to represent Bulgaria in Toulouse for the international final, in February 2021. 

The winners of the ActInSpace contest will be awarded with amazing prizes, with the grand prize being a Zero-G Airbus A310 parabolic flight. However, the most important is not just to win, but to reach solutions ready to launch start-up companies, thanks to experts supporting all participants and teams round-the-clock during the ActInSpace contest. So, GET READY to be coached, advised and encouraged by top technical and business experts transforming your idea into a winning business concept in just 24 hours.

What are the challenges?

Welcome to meet the challenges based on technologies or data from space and invent tomorrow’s new services and innovation.


Register now

Stay tuned, further info is coming soon!

You can follow the progress of ActInSpace Bulgaria in our social networks:
@CopernicusBG - Twitter

Posted on November 06, 2020

Event's organizers

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ActInSpace's prizes in Bulgaria

Travel to Toulouse

Access to the international final for the ActInSpace 2020 which will take place in February 2021 in Toulouse, France

Our sponsors

Organizer of the ActInSpace Bulgaria

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With the support of

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ActInSpace International partners

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Local partners

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Award partners

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Our experts for the event

Software engineering

Earth observation & GIS

Business management & Technology transfer

Business & Innovation expertise

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