‘Act in Space’ international competition comes to Cyprus

The European Space Agency`s space start-ups competition  `Act In Space` will come to Cyprus in the weekend 26-27 of May.

The organiser of the event is the Cyprus Space Exploration Organisation (CSEO).

President of CSEO Giorgos Danos told the Cyprus News Agency that “it is an honour for Cyprus to host this competition in our country along with only 20 other countries globally”.

“CSEO brings to Cyprus, during 26-27 May 2018, the 1st International Space Start-ups Competition – Act In Space – of the European Space Agency. It is an honour for Cyprus to host this competition in our country along with only 20 other countries globally” he said.

Danos told CNA that with this competition “we will promote technological innovation in Cyprus and form innovative start-ups in the top high-tech space sector, giving opportunities to the new generation and placing Cyprus dynamically in this captivating field”.

Designed for students but open to everyone, the objective of the competition 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.

CNA acts as media sponsor of the event.

source: CNA