ActInSpace® is an international innovation contest inspiring young women and men worldwide to meet challenges based on space technologies, data, patents and infrastructures to launch start-ups into all areas of our daily lives.
Designed for students but open to everyone, the objective is to foster entrepreneurship, encourage start-up creation and promote the use of space technologies and space acquired data to change citizen’s lives, to boost employment and to protect our planet.
ActInSpace® is a unique opportunity for participants worldwide to work on creating business prospectives for the challenges by the use of patents, technologies and satellite data made available by CNES, ESA, Airbus and all our partners to create start-ups.
The challenges are based on high-level technologies, which nevertheless are easy to re-use because they have been selected due to their potential for commercial applications. The winners of the ActInSpace contest will be awarded with amazing prizes, with the grand prize being a Zero-G Airbus A310 parabolic flight. However, the most important is not just to win, but to reach solutions ready to launch start-up companies, thanks to experts supporting all participants and teams round-the-clock during the ActInSpace contest.