24h TO imagine
THE dEfenCe spaCE OF TOMORROW
THE DEFENCE SPACE HACKATHON
Answer DefInSpace challenges and unleash your spirit of innovation!
DefInSpace is a classic hackathon: 24 hours to imagine solutions for the space defense of tomorrow ! This event, created by the French Space Command and operated by the Aerospace Valley competitiveness cluster, will take place on June 3rd & 4th 2022.
It is an incredible opportunity for participants to discover the little known universe of defense space and its future challenges as well the new jobs that will result from the latter.
If you are passionate about the space sector and curious to discover the defence world, come and take part in DefInSpace !
DefInSpace aims to: promote the search for innovative solutions for the benefit of the CDE’s space control mission and to expand its influence.
The Hackathon reflects the CDE’s commitment to demonstrating that some military space issues can be studied in an agile, collective manner through the challenges proposed.
Animate and create synergies around themes related to space management
Promote the French military space policy with European Union partners.
Expand at the European Union level
DefInSpace offers the unique opportunity to winners of the grand finals to attend the launch of a rocket and its satellites on the French launch site of the Guyana space center in Kourou. As winners of DefInSpace 2022, they will also be able to enjoy several days there to visit Kourou and the surrounding region.
The DefInSpace 2022 awards ceremony will take place at the International Finals. The dates of the grand finals will be published shortly: stay connected !
French Space Command
The French Space Command is a joint organization under the command of the Chief of Staff of the French Armed Forces for capabilities, cooperations, and operations and under the command of the Chief of Staff of the Air Force for operational readiness, organization and skills generation. The French Space Command was created in 2019 by the President of the Republic, Emmanuel Macron and the Minister of the Armed Forces, Florence Parly, to implement the new Defense Space Strategy.
The French Space Command has appointed the Aerospace Valley Cluster to operate the organization of the DefInSpace hackathon. Aerospace Valley is the leading aerospace sector competitiveness cluster in the world serving its three strategic sectors, Aeronautics, Space and Drones, in the Occitanie and Nouvelle-Aquitaine regions. It supports R&D cooperative projects as well as the companies in the sector. Its mission is to promote innovation to drive the growth of its members to meet tomorrow’s challenges.
DefInSpace 2022 organizing
cities and schools
This year 5 French cities (Bordeaux, Lyon, Paris, Salon-de-Provence and Toulouse) and 2 European cities (Plovdiv in Bulgaria and Nicosia in Cyprus) will take part to the Definspace 2022 edition.