Call for Application: NASRDA 2023 Hackathon

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Source: UNOOSA

Dr Felix Ale, Head of Media and Corporate Communications of the National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA), announced that the agency is inviting interested Nigerians who can provide space-based technological solutions to challenges in Nigeria to participate in its hackathon.

The thematic areas include:

  • Robotics;
  • Artificial Intelligence; 
  • Cyber-security;
  • Disruptive space applications; and 
  • Nanotechnology.
Benefits

Successful candidates who emerge as winners will be:

  • Mentored by industry experts; and
  • Have access to incubation opportunities.
Prizes
  • First Position – NGN 1 million (USD 1,351);
  • Second Position – NGN 750,000 (USD 1,013); and
  • Third Position – NGN 500,000 (USD 675).
Eligibility
  • Participants must be citizens of Nigeria with valid means of identification;
  • Participants must have a product or innovative solution that solves specific problems relating to any of the thematic areas listed above;
  • Participants must not be a company representative with a product already in the market; and
  • Participants must be ready to participate physically in the hackathon programme in Abuja throughout the period.
Timeline
  • Online Application: February 23, 2023 – March 15 2023;
  • Hackathon start date: May 8 2023; and
  • Hackathon end date: May 13 2023.
How to apply

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