ActInSpace first time at the International Space University in Strasbourg
In line with the International Space University’s objectives to encourage entrepreneurial activities for the ISU community, ActInSpace will for the first time be organized in ISU on 20-21 May 2016.
ActInSpace is an event that brings together entrepreneurs, students, job seekers, developers, creative users, over a weekend in 27 cities from 13 countries. The goal is to form teams and resolve within 24 hours one of the challenges proposed by the organizers. The challenges consist in finding every day uses for space developed technologies or space acquired data.
The winning teams will proceed to the national and international finals. All the realistic projects will receive support via the ESA BIC and partners incubators to foster the emergence of new startups. Prizes include a flight in zero gravity sponsored by NoveSpace, a voucher worth 100,000euro for satellite date by the major sponsor of this pan-European event, Airbus Defence and Space and many more.
ActInSpace is a contest organized by CNES (National Centre for Space Studies), ESA (European Space Agency), and ESA Business Incubation Centre ESA BIC Sud France around science, space and technology transfer, in France and in Europe.
At this link also students can register as participants. Note that registrations for ISU participants are kept open till 30 April 2016!
Act now and take the opportunity to meet entrepreneurs and potential investors at ISU!