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Midnight Sun Challenge with ESA BIC Finland at Sodankylä space campus

Photo by Markus Silvennoinen, FMI.

Sodankylä Space Campus in Tähtelä provides venue for hackathon “Midnight Sun Challenge with ESA BIC Finland” organized by Ultrahack in co-operation with Business Lappi, ESA BIC, SGO and FMI-ASC. The event takes place between 11th – 13th June 2019.

Altogether 17 participants from 8 different teams has gathered to pursue 5000€ cash prize and chances of getting into ESA BIC Finland, Space Accelerator, with funding and possibility to demo at ESA Booth in Slush 2019.

The scope of the challenge is quite wide: space. Teams come up with ideas, concepts and solutions related to space tech and data or their applications on the Earth.
During the challenge, participants can also get a boost from the midnight sun, saunas and even from forest tai chi practice.

Final pitching will be held in Sodankylä at the Midnight Sun Film Festival area.

Timo Ryyppö, FMI:
Esa Turunen, SGO:

Event’s website:

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