GALACTICA LEARNING EXPEDITIONS AND CROSS-SECTORAL FERTILIZATION WORKSHOPS

Don't miss Galactica's activities this autumn!

The 8 learning expeditions to foster cross-sectoral innovation in Aerospace, Textiles and Advanced Manufacturing Sectors and 2nd Hackathon, all of these will take place throughout October & November.

September 13th, 2021– GALACTICA launched in July, the registration for the 8 learning expeditions among the different prioritized sectors: textile, aeronautics/aerospace and advanced manufacturing. Also the calls for travel vouchers to participate in these, are open through expressions of interest.

At the same time the GALACTICA 2nd Hackathon was launch in July and is open to start-ups and SMEs as well as to university students based in European Union (EU27) or United Kingdom.

 

GALACTICA Learning Expeditions and cross-sectoral fertilization workshops

 

GALACTICA has prepared 8 Learning expeditions for cross-sectoral innovation in Aerospace, Textiles and Advanced Manufacturing Sectors to be held along October & November 2021.This is an opportunity to visit, learn and listen to success stories from leading companies from different industrial sectors.

 

Do not miss this opportunity to learn the latest trends in the sectors of aerospace, textile and advanced manufacturing, participate in cross-sectoral fertilization workshops and networking opportunities that Galactica offers you.

 

Host

Sector

Location

Dates

Deadline to apply for travel vouchers

ATEVAL

TEXTILE

Valencia- Spain

18-19 Oct 2021

14/9/21 at 17h CEST

CTA

AEROSPACE

Seville- Spain

28-29 Oct 2021

16/9/21 at 17h CEST

CORALLIA

AEROSPACE

Athens- Greece

1-2 Nov 2021

23/9/21 at 17h CEST

NTT

TEXTILE

Prato/ Florence- Italy

8-9 Nov 2021

30/9/21 at 17h CEST

EMC2

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING

Nantes- France

15-16 Nov 2021

07/10/21 at 17h CEST

SAG

AEROSPACE

Hamburg- Germany

25-26 Nov 2021

14/10/21 at 17h CEST

AEI TEXTILS

TEXTILE

Barcelona/Terrassa- Spain

29-30 Nov 2021

21/10/21 at 17h CEST

PRODUTECH

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING

Porto- Portugal

2-3 Dec 2021

21/10/21 at 17h CEST

Download the information brochure of the expeditions here.

 

Check the general information and registration in the webpage:https://galacticaproject.eu/

There you can find financial support (travel vouchers) to participate. Startups and SMEs can apply for travel vouchers of up to €650 to participate in one of GALACTICA's learning expeditions.    

 

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GALACTICA 2nd HACKATHON

 

Galactica Hackathon is an open-innovation challenge aimed to find new early-stage ideas that combine advanced manufacturing with aerospace and/or textile.

 

Registration is open until 24th September, 2021. Check the term of participation and registration in the webpage: https://galacticaproject.eu/second-galactica-hackathon/

 

The competition will run from October to December 2021. It is open to teams from SMEs, Start-Ups and Students within the European Union.

 

The 2nd GALACTICA Hackathon will take place in two rounds, firstly a virtual challenge on open innovation from October 1st to 14th (the first round will be fully online), and a 2nd round for selected finalists (up to 10 teams) on November 30th and December 1st 2021. The second round will be held in Barcelona area (location to be confirmed and subject to sanitary conditions). Finalists will be eligible for travel vouchers to attend on-site.

 

All projects will be evaluated by experts from 10 European clusters and organisations, both from  technical and business perspective.

 

4 teams will be awarded with a total amount of 50,000€ as prizes and will have the opportunity to access other GALACTICA support tools (Orbital Projects, Pioneer Acceleration) to further support the scale-up of innovative ideas and create new value chains.

 

SMEs & Start-ups

25.000€
Winner

 10.000€
  Runner-up

Students

10.000€

Winner

  5.000€

  Runner-up