4th CASSINI Hackathon: Space for the Financial World️






– Organiser: CASSINI
– Language: English
– Virtual or in-person: Hybrid

Are you interested in EU space and emerging technologies? Eager to innovate the financial industry? Take part in this brand new edition of the CASSINI Hackathons and get the chance to win various prizes such as seed funding and 6 months of expert mentoring! Check the information below to understand how the CASSINI Hackathons work. 

The 4th CASSINI Hackathons will challenge you to imagine the future of finance, insurance, and investments with the help of European space technologies. Apply your innovative mind to create sustainable solutions that will propel this key sector into the future.

No previous space/hackathon experience is required!  Check our three finance-related challenges* below:

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


All European students, entrepreneurs, engineers, designers, researchers, policymakers, financial professionals, and others are welcome to participate. You are eligible if you are 18 years old or older at the start of the Hackathon (4 November) and reside in an EU Member State, Norway, Switzerland, or Iceland. All teams must have at least 3 team members and can go up to a maximum of 8 members.


17 – 20 October | Big Ideas Campaign

Join us for this series of online evening events where we aim to spark your creativity and help you meet fellow team members. We kick off with our launch session, then dive into the key space technologies and how they are used in the financial industry. Pick and choose the sessions that interest you and be ready to be inspired. The agenda will be published at the start of October.

2 November| Registration deadline

Register before the deadline – this applies to both you AND your teammates.

4 – 6 November | The Hackathon Weekend

The main event! Join hundreds of participants around Europe as you develop new products and services that contribute to the future of finance, insurance and investments. Each location will select one winning team at the end of the weekend to move on to the Demo Day & Awards Ceremony.

9 November | Demo Day & Awards Ceremony

The 10 local winners from around Europe will come together to pitch their solutions in front of an expert jury board that will select the top 3 hackathon projects. This event will be made public to everyone.