ActInSpace® 2020

The 4th edition of the international challenge dedicated to space applications!


What is ActInSpace®?

ActInSpace® is an international innovation contest uniting over 100 cities across 5 continents. Designed for students but open to everyone, ActInSpace® is an event targeting creativity and aiming to cultivate student entrepreneurial initiatives.

During 24 hours, teams have to imagine and design innovative services and products derived from space technologies and space acquired data.

Examples of challenges

The complete list of the 2018 challenges is available here:


The hackathon will take place from April 24th to 25th, 2020 at EPFL, Lausanne.

  • 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM: Beginning of the event
    • Welcome message and reminder of the competition rules
    • Coaches introduction
    • Creation of the teams
  • From Friday 3:00 PM to Saturday at 3:00 PM (24 hours): Hackathon
    • Teamwork, with the help of experts in Space, Business Development and Innovation.
  • 4:00 PM: Pitch in front of the jury
    • Team pitch in front of the jury.
    • 7-10 minutes for each team
  • 5:00 PM May 26th: Award Ceremony
    • Result announcements and comments on each team
    • Award ceremony
    • Cocktail

The International final will take place in Toulouse from June 17th to 19th, 2020


You can apply through the ActInSpace® website from February to April 2020.

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