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

ACTINSPACE in Slovakia


ActInSpace is an international space hackathon that will be held in Slovakia for the first time. 

Save the date 24 - 25 April 2020, come to Košice, and accept the challenge from the top SPACE TECHNOLOGY companies. Your team will have 24-hours to prepare the solution with the potential to compete in the international finals in France. Students, programmers, entrepreneurs, scientists, engineers, technologists, designers, come to join us at the international ActInSpace 2020! 

ActInSpace 2020 timeline

  • February 2020: Publication of challenges
  • 29 February 2020: Opening of registration for contestants on
  • 2 April 2020: Warm-up and hackathon teams matchmaking during SPACE::TALK #11
  • 24 - 25 April 2020: Local hackathon in Košice
  • 19 - 20 June 2020: International finals, during MEET in Space (Toulouse, France)

General information about ActInSpace®

What is ActInSpace?

ActInSpace is an international innovation contest uniting over 100 cities across 50 countries. Designed for students and young workers but open to everyone. ActInSpace is an event targeting creativity and aiming to cultivate young entrepreneurial initiatives. Throughout 24-hours, teams have to imagine and design innovative services and products derived from space technologies and space acquired data. 

ActInSpace 2018 Teaser


One of the objectives of ActInSpace is to create a bridge between space agencies and citizens. Therefore, the competition offers challenges based on CNES and ESA patents, which participants can access exceptionally. The challenges are based on space date & on high-level technologies, easy to re-use with high potential for commercial applications. Examples of challenges.


The registration will be opened on 29th February 2020. Each team might have up to 4 members. The attendance on the hackathon will be for free. 


The best team from the local hackathon in Košice will have a chance to attend international finals in Toulouse (France) and to compete for a ZeroG flight in the European astronaut’s aircraft and to get the opportunity to be accompanied for the launch of own startup.


STAY TUNED! All the detailed information will come soon ...




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About the event

UVP TECHNICOM, Boženy Němcovej 5, 040 01 Košice


Public transport: Technická univerzita: 7, R4 (tram); 12, 14, 19, 22, N2 (bus)

Photos: UVP TECHNICOM exterior, interior

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