ActInSpace is a contest invented by CNES (National Centre for Space Studies),CNES and ESA (European Space Agency) co-organize the event since the second edition. Both have deleguate to ESA BIC Sud France the practical aspect of the organization.
This event brings together entrepreneurs, students, job seekers, developers, creative users over a weekend. 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.