Xinno, Mikkeli University of Applied Sciences

    The international Space App Challenge is an annual event across the globe to improve life in space and earth. It is inspirational and interdisciplinary hackathon for everyone: coders, business developers, designers, graphic artist, concept designers, engineers, hackers, hardware enthusiasts, students, teachers and above all for people who wish to create and build together. Participants are encouraged to build teams with different skills and knowledge.

    The Space Apps will be held in Mikkeli during Saturday and Sunday 11-12.4.2015. The event includes a pre-hackathon Data Bootcamp on Friday 10.4.2015. Special theme for the Data Bootcamp will be women in data. However, it is an easy way to get started in data and hackathons for everyone. The event is for everyone, not just techies.

    The Space Apps Mikkeli is hosted by Mikkeli University of Applied Sciences (Mamk) in co-operation with a few local organizations. It will be an unique event and first of this scale in Mikkeli. Be there and be awesome.

    The event will take place in Xinno (N-building) at Mamk's main campus. More information: http://www.mamk.fi/xinno (in Finnish). There is plenty of room for working, resting and enjoying the event. It will hold approx. 60 participants and provides modern facilities.

    Will be announced soon. Stay tuned.

    Keynote speakers:
    Tekes - Space Finland http://spacefinland.fi/
    Ilmatieteen laitos (Finnish Meteorological Institute)
    + Other guests will be announced soon.

    The pre-hackathon Data Bootcamp will take place on Friday 10.4 16:00 - 20:00.
    The Space Apps hackathon will take place from Saturday 11.4 09:00 to Sunday 12.4 18:00.

    2Do Event is providing side events and easy going activities for relaxing between the hacking sessions.

    Local challenges
    Mikkeli Entrepreneurship Society (MikkeliES) challenges you to create a business, product or service concept based on any of the NASA's official challenges. There will be three judges from the board of MikkeliES. As a reward, you can earn a guaranteed spot in AHJO 2015 acceleration programme for startups and entrepreneurial businesses.

    Hacklab Mikkeli challenges you to create something completely awesome. The coolest hack, whether hardware, software or something totally different, will be rewarded with a free one year membership and one month unlimited access to the lab. There will be three judges from the Hacklab community.

    Partners include 2Do Event and Survey in Pocket.

    All registrations must take place via this web site. You can register before the event to guarantee your spot or register at the venue during the event. https://2015.spaceappschallenge.org/register/mikkeli/.

    More information
    The latest information is available on the Space Apps Mikkeli Facebook page and via our Twitter.

    We've got a team of devoted volunteers to make sure you enjoy Space Apps Mikkeli event. If you've got any questions, please feel free to contact the event lead.

    About Mikkeli University of Applied Sciences
    Mikkeli University of Applied Sciences (Mamk) lies at the heart of the beautiful Finnish lake district in South-Savo region. We are a modern higher education institution, offering high quality education and variety of different study fields. We have Degree programmes available at both Bachelor´s and Master´s levels.

    Mikkeli University of Applied Sciences has the following fields of study:
    • humanities and education
    • natural sciences
    • natural resources and the environment
    • tourism, catering and domestic services
    • social services, health and sports
    • technology, communication and transport
    • social sciences, business and administration
    You can choose from 18 degree programmes, three of which are in English. There are over 720 new students starting in studies leading to a degree every year, and the total amount of students is about 4500.

    Projects Nominated for Global Judging

    Global Nominee #1


    People's choice

    Water Mapping

    Best Use of Data


    Projects Receiving Local Awards

    Best Hacker Spirit - Fast Aid Kit
    Best Hacker Spirit - ISStagram
    Best Business Concept - Water Mapping



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  • The following projects were worked on at Mikkeli:

    • Mikkeli demo

      Project Members from this location
      • Mikko Lampi
      • Mikko Lampi

      This is a demo to be shown for participants and for testing purposes only.

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    • SpaceShield

      Project Members from this location
      • Daniil Belyakov
      • Aleksei Shkurin
      • Aleksandra Kolobaeva
      • Dmitrii Krasheninnikov

      "To be glad of life, because it gives you the chance to love and to work and to play and to look up at the stars", Henry Van Dyke


      Our world is immensely fragile. One of the greatest existential threats (except for the ones we generate ourselves) comes from... Visit Project

    • Mars Village

      Project Members from this location
      • Daria Nurtdinova
      • Nikita Khlebushkin
      • Aleksey Pavlov
      • Bozzhigitova Dinara
      • Nikita Khlebushkin
      • Gerasim Ershov
      • Ekaterina Khlebushkina
      • Vladislav Sharapov

      A human mission to Mars has been the subject of science fiction, engineering, and scientific proposals throughout the 20th century and into the 21st century. NASA is already working on project to send people to live on Mars! Mars is much like the Earth - it is wonderful, but also dangerous. T... Visit Project

    • Crop Alert for Farmers

      Project Members from this location
      • Anastassiya Kurinova
      • Mariia Melnikova
      • Aleksi Koistinen
      • Johanna Räisä
      • Teemu Lantiainen

      Crop Alert for Farmers is a handy tool for farmers. Using Crop Alert for Farmers growers can warn nearest neighbors about pests invasion. Website provide map with information on pest type and area of invasion. Additional service is climate shift calculator of Italian locust invasion area.

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    • Epicloud

      Project Members from this location
      • Aleksandr Semjonov
      • Vadim Prokopev
      • Andrei Shikov
      • Mikhail Timofeev
      • Aleksandar Ivanov
      • Alena Teplova
      • Artem Potemkin

      EpiCloud is platform for collecting and rating the most awesome pictures from NASA satellite.

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    • ISStagram

      Project Members from this location
      • Artem Kolichenkov
      • Otto
      • Artem Kolichenkov

      Our web-application is multi-platform ISS tracking software, modeled in 3D and capable of tracking not only real-time data, but also make predictions for near future trajectory. Also it is targeted as social-media for astronomy hobbyists, providing photo exchange services of celestial object a... Visit Project

    • Happy Happy Moments in Space

      Project Members from this location
      • Sara Nordlund
      • saara niskanen
      • Ville Uhlgren
      • henri lehtimäki
      • Markus Lehtimäki
      • Robert Laiho

      A simple system for the public to send specific mail to space stations.

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    • Fast Aid Kit

      Project Members from this location
      • Pinja Parkkinen
      • Alexandra Artemova
      • Pinja Parkkinen
      • Juuso Kolehmainen
      • Anastasia Shirokova
      • Robert Viljakainen

      First Aid Kits are very complicated and badly organized even to the most trained professionals. This causes a lot of problems as the main thing in extreme situations is to be fast and efficient and to avoid mistakes.

      Everything about the Kit is printed with 3D printer at the ISS. The K... Visit Project

    • Water Mapping

      Project Members from this location
      • Damir Mustafin
      • Aktore Beket
      • Alexander Sorto
      • Amir Salah
      • Anatolii Shakhov
      • Son Chu

      We will design a system consisting of several sensors, which capture and send data through SMS text messages periodically, we will analyze this data in our servers, and will compare it with the minimum water standard for human consumption. We then will create models based on comparisons of our... Visit Project