ONLINE, 15-20 February 2021
You can win 6.000€ + access to our Acceleration Program!

This Hackathon will be focused on DIAS Platforms and Earth Observation Data to exploit them in a commercial way:
  • Training sessions about DIAS Platforms and Earth Observation Data
  • Use cases with sector’s referents and start-ups
  • Hackathon’s journeys for working in teams to solve challenges

Who are we looking for?

Entrepreneurs, researchers, PhD’s & Masters’ students, start-ups, scale-ups, SMEs and investors.

You can collaborate as…

  • Challenge owner
  • Sponsor
  • Speaker
  • Volunteer
  • Participant

Benefits of participating: 

  • Space Ecosystem and networking
  • A catalyst for agents from space sector
  • European Event – Visibility
  • Specialized Knowledge Space Data Exploitation
  • Challenges solving 

We need your talent and creative mind!


2nd edition Acceleration Program

1st Cut Date: 5 February, 2021
2nd Cut Date: 5 March 2021
We are looking for 10 established start-ups/scale-ups for acceleration.

The 2nd edition of the Go2Space-HUBs Acceleration Program is open. It is targeted at start-ups and scale-ups that work in the Space Sector, in the following thematic areas:

  • ‘Space-related projects for a digitalized Europe’ (e.g. big data, IoT, smart cities, smart transport)
  • ‘Space-related projects and applications to solve the Sustainable Development Goals’ (e.g. low carbon future, social impact)
  • ‘Space-related projects in Defence & Security’ (e.g. cyber, military, big data, fintech)
  • ‘Spacetech Excellence’ (space upstream & downstream sector)

Ten selected companies will be involved in an intensive three-month acceleration program based in the HUB Madrid (Spain) at UC3M Science Park, where participants will receive, during three months, extensive online training and individualized mentoring in market and investment readiness, reinforcing technology base and reviewing operations management. It will also include sessions for the knowledge, management and data processing of the Earth observation platform DIAS Environment, on European financing programs, including the SME Instrument that finances innovative projects and on the Technology Portfolio of the European Space Agency (ESA).

Moreover, the participants will attend networking activities with experts from government, industry, research and investment sectors, and participate in events on the space sector, where they will present their solutions to potential investors and find strategic partners to grow their business globally.

  • Meet some of the PARTICIPANTS in the 1st edition here
  • Meet some of our MENTORS here

Do you want to be part of Go2Space-Hubs?

Are you a start-up or scale-up from the Space sector?
Do you want to be part of our pool of mentors & experts?
Are you an investor and want to join our Demo Days?
Are you talent & creative mind? Take action to our #Go2SpaceHackathon
Go2Space-HUBs (Generating new sOlutions 2 and from Space through effective local start-up HUBs) is a European Project to secure the creation and up-scaling of European businesses, offering technology and services in and from the space sector, ensuring value creation and innovation through cross-fertilisation, training, and locally owned through the creation of three  Space Hubs in Coimbra (Portugal), Madrid (Spain) and Tallinn (Estonia), strengthening local entrepreneurship, business ecosystems and networks.

The project is financed by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 870370. It has a duration of two years, and an overall budget of 1.1M €.

The consortium includes six partners from five different European countries (Belgium, Estonia, Poland, Portugal and Spain) that represent key players in the local and regional start-up ecosystem: Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Madrid Aerospace Cluster, Technology Partners, Europe Unlimited, Tehnopol and Instituto Pedro Nunes (IPN).
Go2Space-HUBs in an initiative within the framework of CASSINI programme.
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