GALACTICA project, which aims to foster the creation of new industrial value chains around textile and aerospace sectors based on advanced manufacturing across EU, announces the organization of the GALACTICA Hackathon. The event 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.

The hackathon is open to start-ups and SMEs as well as to university students based in the European Union or the United Kingdom. GALACTICA seeks innovative solutions to combine the aerospace and textile sectors with advanced manufacturing, in order to re-shape value chains and business models, forming cross-sectoral and cross-border partnerships.

The registration for the event is open through this website: until January 29th, 2021.

The GALACTICA hackathon will award 50.000€ in prizes, distributed in 25.000€ for the winning SME/Start-up team and 10.000€ for the runner-up. On the other side, the winning team of students receives 10.000€ and the runner-up 5.000€.

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