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Registration open for the first GALACTICA Hackathon with 50k€ in prizes

GALACTICA project, of which PRODUTECH is one of the partners, has opened the registration for the 1st Hackaton.

GALACTICA project, which aims to foster the creation of new industrial value chains around textile and aerospace sectors based on advanced manufacturing across EU, opened the registration for its first-ever Hackathon, with €50.000 in prizes.  SMEs from these sectors as well as other interested parties such as start-ups and university students can form teams and register.

An Hackathon is an intensive collaborative event which encourages multidisciplinary teams to create new value by delivering innovative solutions to pre-defined challenges. GALACTICA challenge in this Hackathon are innovative solutions to combine the aerospace and textile sectors with advanced manufacturing, in order to re-shape value chains and business models, fomenting cross-sectoral and cross-border partnerships.

The registration for the GALACTICA Hackathon is now open through the website until January 29th, 2021.

The GALACTICA Hackathon will take place in two rounds, firstly an online virtual challenge on open innovation from February 9th to February 25th, 2021 and a 2nd round for selected finalists on March 18th and 19th, 2021.

All participants from the first round will be invited to three ‘free-to-access’ workshops from experts on technological and business topics. The ten finalist teams will also be invited to an additional workshop and mentoring before the two-day Hackathon.

The GALACTICA hackathon will award 50.000€ in prizes: 

 - 25k€ for the winning SME/Start-up team;

 - 10k€ for the runner-up SME/Start-up team;

 - 10k€ for the winning team of students;

 - 5k€ for the runner-up team of students.

Take action now and register!

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