"NASA International Space Apps Challenge 2014 - Bulgaria"

took place over a 48 hours on the 12-th and 13-th of April 2014

under the patronage of Mr. Rosen Plevneliev, President of the Republic of Bulgaria

at the Technical University - Sofia

and High-school for Mathematics and Natural Science "Acad.Nikola Obreshkov" - Burgas

NASA International Space Apps Challenge 2014

Bulgaria will take part for the second year in NASA Intentional Space Apps Challenge 2014. This is an event for mass collaboration, which is organised for the third year globally in the cities on all seven continents in the world.

This hackathon is part of a larger process of defining challenges relevant to earth and space, intensively working to prototype solutions, and subsequently refining and implementing the most promising prototypes.  The International Space Apps Challenge is a model for innovation. The ability to contribute towards solving meaningful challenges is the most important motivator for most participants in mass collaboration.


 

 

Space Apps Challenge 2014 - Sofia and Burgas

Bulgaria took part for the second year at Space Apps Challenge. The total number of developed projects in 2014 is more than 2013. On the final round, Bulgarian project Leaf Zone is among the top best projects in the Best Use of Data category

 Project Leaf Zone

 


Space Apps Challenge 2013 - Sofia 

In 2013г. Bulgaria took part in NASA International Space Apps Challenge for the first time. Among 44 countries, which took part in the event and 83 cities, Sofia - Bulgaria is ranked on the 4-th place, after NewYork - USA, Santiago - Chile and Toronto - Canada. The number of Bulgarian registered participants was 142. Bulgarian teams developed 24 projects.

National round winners Space Apps Challenge 2014 - Sofia and Burgas

Sofia

Best Use of Hardware - WED Weather Embedded Device

Best Use of Data - Leaf Zone

People's choice - nasa-nex-climate-changes

Burgas

Best Use of Hardware - RAVEN

Best Use of Data - Pocket Gravity

People's choice - BFU ROVER

 

 

 

 

National round winners Space Apps Challenge 2013 - Sofia 

First place - ChicksBookSecond place - GhOSTThird place - Moonville - Bootstraping of Space Industry

Bulgarian project ChicksBook is among the global six winners out of 770 developed projects globally. The project GhOST is among the six winners in the Best Mission Concept category.


Project - ChicksBook 


Project - GhOST

REGISTRATION and PARTICIPATION

 

Everyone can participate. Hackathons are technology development marathons that draw on the talents and initiative of bright minded volunteers – programmers, developers, engineers, technologists, designers, and anyone with a passion and desire to have an immediate impact on the world. They are open to anyone who has a passion for making a difference and are focused on developing real solutions to global challenges.

 

Registration will be available prior to the event and all individuals who are attending will need to register online on: http://spaceappschallenge.org/

NASA International Space Apps Challenge 2014

 

Solutions can span the spectrum from concept ideation, to prototypes and working demos, to advanced applications ready for use. Each team will choose a challenge and will decide what solution/s to develop.

 

 TIMELINE

 

 

 


 

WHEN?


12 and 13 April 2014

WHERE?


Sofia, Technical University - Sofia

 (map)

Burgas, High-school for Mathematics and Natural Science "Acad.Nikola Obreshkov" 

(map)

and virtual from any location in Bulgaria

PROGRAM and RULES


Coming soon! 

LIVE STREAM


 CHALLENGES - CATEGORIES

THE CHALLENGES WILL FEATURE THE FIVE TOPICS

IN ADDITION DATA and EDUCATION CHALLENGES WILL CUT ACROSS ALL FIVE TOPICS

 


ROBOTICS


SPACE TECHNOLOGY


HUMAN SPACEFLIGHT


EARTH WATCH


ASTEROIDS

JUDGING


 

  • Prof. DSc. Eng. Elena Shoikova

    Currently prof. DSc. Eng. Elena Shoikova is a professor at the State Uniwersity of Library Studies and Information Technologies. Until 2012 was a professor at the Technical University of Sofia. She is a holder of PhD and DSC degrees. She has significant post-qualification research experience (more than 35 years’ experience). Prof. E. Shoikova has wide experience in a leadership role in the Research Laboratory on E-learning Technologies and Standards at the Technical University – Sofia and research group at Virtech. Her scientific and teaching interests are in the following areas: interdisciplinary applied research and innovation in Technology Enhanced Learning, Cloud Computing; Open Educational Resources, Digital Repository, Knowledge Management; Social Computing Applications, SCORM, IMS learning Design, Competency-Based Education; Software Engineering, ECAD. Prof. Shoikova has been involved in more than 50 projects from FP, PHARE, TEMPUS, SOCRATES ERASMUS, LEONARDO DA VINCI, national and university programs. She features a demonstrated capability to exercise independence in research, as evidenced by senior authorship of publications and invited presentations at conferences(more than 240 research papers and books). Experience of successful supervision of PhD students and contributing to undergraduate project supervision and Masters dissertations on taught programmes.


  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Petko Ruskov

    Professor Dr. Eng. Petko Ruskov has a long and extensive practice as an entrepreneur, trainer and consultant in the field of computer engineering. His experience in the technological entrepreneurship field consists in teaching subjects such as "Technology Entrepreneurship" and other innovative courses at universities in Bulgaria. He works on issues and projects for research, development and commercialization of technology and supervisors PhD students. He consultants and mentors student teams to participate in national, European and world competitions for business plans and innovative companies, including Intel Challenge, BizBarcelona, JA-YE, NASA International Space Apps Challenge and etc. Dr. Ruskov is a member of BizBarcelona Global Nominating Committee, JA Bulgaria, SAI and other institutions. He participates in editorial boards and program committees of several national and international journals and conferences. He has published three books and over 120 publications in journals and conferences.


  • Eng. Ivan Chichkov

    Ivan Chichkov is a professional with over 17 years in mobile software industry. Since 1997 works in Nokia as SW developer in Nokia Infrastructure business unit, SW Architect and consultant for S60 (Symbian) OS and lead for Samsung Symbian operations consultancy group bringing number of devices to market. From 2009 built Windows Phone competences for Nokia and Accenture and helped the adoption of Windows Phone platform. Since June 2013 leading the SW Development for Bianor in Sofia. Ivan has specialized in Mathematics and Computer Science with the help of Mathematics High school in Plovdiv and Helsinki University of Technology.


  • Assoc. Prof. PhD Milena Lazarova

    Lecturer at the Technical University of Sofia, Vice Dean of the Faculty of Computer Systems and Control, responsible for research activities and projects. Associate Professor Milena Lazarova has research interests in the field of satellite remote sensing, image analysis, pattern recognition, geographic information systems. She participated in and managed numerous research and development projects in this area. Milena Lazarova has also been a mentor of student teams that took part in several national, European and world competitions for software design and development (Microsoft Imagine Cup, NovaTech, Intel IBTEC Challenge). She has over 80 publications, 40 of which were presented at international conferences and published in international journals.


  • Prof. DrSc Andon D. Lazarov

    Prof. DrSc Andon D. Lazarov works in the scope of Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) systems designed for monitoring Earth surface, moving objects on it, in the air and Space. He is a member of editorial and reviewer boards of many international journals in USA, Canada, China, and Greece. He is a member of the IEEE-AES Society of USA, Trans Black Sea Region Union of Applied Electromagnetism of Greece, URSI committee – France, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, organizing committees of URSI – conferences, Recent Advances in Space Technologies (RAST) – Turkey, RADAR 2011- China. He has authored above 150 journal and conference papers and two books issued by InTech-Croatia and Wiley-England. For advancement in digital avionics he has been awarded with the David Lubkowski Award by IEEE and AIAA–USA.


  • Prof. Dr. Stoyan Maleshkov

    Преподавател в Технически университет – София и в Нов български университет. Ръководител на Научно-лаборатория по Виртуална реалност в ТУ – София. Работи по  интердисциплинарни научни и приложни изследователски теми в направленията: автоматизация на инженерния труд и системи за автоматизирано проектиране, виртуална реалност, визуализация и компютърна графика . Специализант на фондация „Фулбрайт”. Ръководил е и е участвал в множество проекти по международни и национални програми, между които: 6РП, 7РП, ЮНИДО, ФАР, ТЕМПУС, СОКРАТ "Еразъм", Леонардо да Винчи, Microsoft Research.


  • Assoc.Prof. Dr. Petkov Doyno

    Deputy Director of the Institute for Space Research and Technology in BAS Member and Head of "International scientific cooperation programs" of BAS. He has also participated and managed many designs in the area of system analysis, design and computer applications (automation of scientific experiments) spectrometric measurements in remote sensing of the Earth and space, image processing and pattern recognition.


  • Raycho Raychev

    Raycho Raychev is founder of Space Challenges Program – http://spaceedu.net . He graduated from the International Space University, University of Seville and Sofia University. Currently, he is coordinating the creation of cutting-edge aerospace projects.


  • Eng. Boris Kolev

    Young entrepreneur with extensive experience in creating and developing digital innovations. General Manager and founder of JT International Group - A Bulgarian group of startups and companies in the field of marketing and digital innovation. Managing Partner DigiMark - Bulgarian company developing mobile software ; Co-founder and member of the Board of Directors of "CSR Bulgaria" and the "Mastermind Foundation". Boris has an extensive experience as an entrepreneur and manager of innovative software projects, mobile platforms and solutions, implementation of innovative hardware solutions for corporate, industrial and marketing purposes. After the succesс of his first company Boris is awarded with "Europe`s Best Young Entrepreneurs" award by the BusinessWeek Worldwide magazine. Boris has serious experience in strategic planning, development consulting and mentoring of start-up business projects


  • Eng. Manol Roujinov

    Entrepreneur and consultant with extensive experience in the creation and development of technology projects. As a founder and partner he is deeply involved in the software design, development and deployment of platforms for mobile, cloud and business needs. An Internet enthusiast and open source and open standards advocate. He has experience in strategic planning, consulting and development of large and long-term software projects. Has expertise in the following technologies: Programming: UNIX, Linux, C, C++, PHP, Perl,Python, Java, .NET, SQL, PL/SQL, Cloud Map-reduce, Cloud-NOSQL; JavaScript, ActionScript; Android, IOS; Eclipse; TCP/IP, HTTP, SSL, XML, SOAP, HTML; Engineering Products: UNIX, Linux, Apache HTTPD, PostgresSQL, Oracle DB, Apache Cassandra, Hadoop, Android SDK; Software Design: Hardware and Software Architecture, Decomposition, Security, Network design; Distributed Data and Modules


  • Eng. Georgi Georgiev

    Head office Burgas TechnoLogica PLC, with over 8 years experience in design, development and implementation of information systems. NET, Web Forms, Windows Forms, WPF, WCF technologies, and Data Warehouse with Oracle RDBMS technology, APEX, Warehouse Builder, Data Integrator. Recently, with a particular focus on mobile platforms and hybrid solutions. Lecturer in various courses of Oracle, UML system analysis and management of requirements in the learning center TechnoLogica.

 

WHO WE ARE

The event Space Apps Challenge 2014 - Bulgaria is organised through collaboration and partnership among science community, universities representatives, business organisations, NGOs and students volunteers.

 

HOST ORGANISATION - SOFIA


 

 

   

Technical University - Sofia

The host organisation TU-Sofia is the largest technical university in Bulgaria offering highly qualified trainers, engineers and technical staff, with modern laboratory facilities. More than 65 years TU-Sofia educates specialists in the field of engineering. For this period, over 100 000 engineers have graduated - bachelor degree in 26 specialties, master degree in 35 specialties, PhD degree in 110 specialties.The TU-Sofia has close working relationships with more than 50 universities in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa. The University is a member of prestigious European and world organisations and participates in various projects under EU, UNESCO and NATO programmes. TU-Sofia is among the leading technical universities in Europe.


 HOST ORGANISATION - BURGAS

 

   

High School of Mathematics and Sciences “Akademik Nikola Obreshkov” - Burgas

The High School of Mathematics and Sciences “Akad.N.Obreshkov” - Burgas was founded in 1971 and through the years has proved to be a school of high achievements and good traditions. There are over 1100 students from 5th to 12th grade who study here. The educational process is organized in the following school subjects – Mathematics and English, Informatics and English, Biology and English. The students are actively engaged participants in municipal, national and international competitions and olympiads. The name of the school can be heard among the winners in many international competitions around the world. Our teams are praiseworthy representatives in the sphere of Mathematics, Physics, Informatics, Biology, Literature. The First ranks gained at various forums, raise the rating of our school and place it among the first ones both in Burgas and the country. Our students perform excellently at the National 7th –grade exams and the State Matriculation Exams every year. The best achievements of the students and teachers of the High School of Mathematics and Sciences carry the respect to its name beyond the borders of Bulgaria as well. A substantial number of students have been admissioned to world-famous Universities like: Oxford, Harvard, Stanford, Colgate, MIT etc.


 

CO-ORGANISERS


 

  • BAS - Space Research and Technology Institute

    The mission of SRTI-BAS is the conduct of fundamental and applied studies in the field of Space Physics, Remote Sensing of the Earth and Planets, and Aerospace Systems and Technologies. The priorities of SRTI-BAS are: solar-Terrestrial and Space Physics (solar wind, magnetospheric and ionospheric physics, high and middle atmospheric physics, space weather); high-energy astrophysics, galactic cosmic rays; medico-biological studies, space biotechnologies, heliobiology, telemedicine; design, development and transfer of methods, instrumentation and technologies for remote sensing of the Earth, regional and global monitoring of the environment and security; research in the field of obtaining and application of new superhard materials; development of innovative aerospace instrumentation and technologies, as well as their transfer to economy.

  • Technical University - Sofia

    TU-Sofia is the largest technical university in Bulgaria offering highly qualified trainers, engineers and technical staff, with modern laboratory facilities. More than 65 years TU-Sofia educates specialists in the field of engineering. For this period, over 100 000 engineers have graduated - bachelor degree in 26 specialties, master degree in 35 specialties, PhD degree in 110 specialties.The TU-Sofia has close working relationships with more than 50 universities in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa. The University is a member of prestigious European and world organisations and participates in various projects under EU, UNESCO and NATO programmes. TU-Sofia is among the leading technical universities in Europe.

  • Junior Achievement

    Junior Achievement is the world’s oldest, largest and fastest-growing non profit economic education organization. JA Bulgaria educates and inspires young Bulgarians to value free enterprise, business, and economics to improve the quality of their lives.It prepares them to succeed in a global economy. Established in 1997, Junior Achievement Bulgaria is a member nation of Junior Achievement Worldwide (JAW) and its regional entity Junior Achievement –Young Enterprise Europe (JA-YE). Junior Achievement Bulgaria is the first and foremost organization in Bulgaria offering top-notch programs and courses in business, economics and the development of the entrepreneurial spirit through educational and hands-on activities in economics, financial literacy, business skills, leadership and strategies for success. JA-YE enterprise and economic education programmes are designed for young people ages 6-25 and are implemented through a partnership between local businesses and schools.

  • State University of Library Studies and Information Technologies

    In the last 7 years the State University of Library Studies and Information Technologies (SULSIT) has become one of the most prestigious higher education institutions in Bulgaria.  Alongside the traditional specialties – Library Studies and Bibliography, Library Management, Print Communications and Computer Sciences, the University offers unique specialties such as Information technologies, Information Brokerage, Information Security, Information Collections of the Cultural and Historical Heritage, Information Resources of Tourism, Information Technologies in the Court Administration, Software Engineering. SULSIT has all forms and degrees of education, including the so-called PhD School. The University supports huge scientific research in the different areas where it provides educational services.

  • High School of Mathematics and Sciences "Akademic Nikola Oreshkov"

    The High School of Mathematics and Sciences “Akad.N.Obreshkov” - Burgas was founded in 1971 and through the years has proved to be a school of high achievements and good traditions. There are over 1100 students from 5th to 12th grade who study here. The educational process is organized in the following school subjects – Mathematics and English, Informatics and English, Biology and English. The students are actively engaged participants in municipal, national and international competitions and olympiads. The name of the school can be heard among the winners in many international competitions around the world. Our teams are praiseworthy representatives in the sphere of Mathematics, Physics, Informatics, Biology, Literature. The First ranks gained at various forums, raise the rating of our school and place it among the first ones both in Burgas and the country. Our students perform excellently at the National 7th –grade exams and the State Matriculation Exams every year. The best achievements of the students and teachers of the High School of Mathematics and Sciences carry the respect to its name beyond the borders of Bulgaria as well. A substantial number of students have been admissioned to world-famous Universities like: Oxford, Harvard, Stanford, Colgate, MIT etc.

  • "Education and demographic issues" Directorate, Municipality of Burgas

    „Education and demographic issues“ Directorate is part of the specialized administration of the Municipality of Burgas. The Directorate coordinateс the activity of the municipal schools, kindergartens and auxiliary units for organization of the education process and interacts with the Ministry of Education and Science, in accordance with the requirements of the Public Education Act. The Directorate ensures and controls the compulsory preschooling of children and compulsory schooling of students up to the age of 16, the funds for the maintenance, construction, furnishing and overhauling of schools, kindergartens and auxiliary units, the means requisite for the fulfilment of the state educational requirements, as well as for financing all sections of the curriculum in municipal kindergartens, schools and auxiliary units. It also provides conditions for canteen catering, for boarding houses, recreation, sports facilities and transport for children, students and teachers. The experts from „Education and demographic issues“ Directorate develop and create conditions for implementation of municipal, national and international educational programmes and projects.

  • StartUP

    Фондацията StartUP е насочена към подпомагане на младите предприемчиви хора в България, които искат да превърнат идеите си в успешен бизнес. Чрез поредица от събития (конференции, симпозиуми, семинари и др.), StartUP развива екосистема от стартиращи фирми в България, където предприемачите да могат да срещнат партньори, потенциални клиенти, бизнес ангели и инвестиционни фондове. Нашата визия е да създадем устойчива екосистема за стартиращия бизнес, която да създава иновативни компании с глобален обхват. Нашата мисия е да улесним създаването на иновативни стартиращи компании и да спомогнем укрепването на стартъп общността чрез различни дейности.

  • Space Challenges

    This is the biggest educational program in the field of space science and high-technologies in Bulgaria. The main idea is to create a stable and adequate space education at national level and foster innovative business solutions, led by young people. The initiative involves a range of leading experts from NASA, ESA, Caltech, MIT, Stuttgart University, French National Space Program, United Nations, Stanford University, University of Oxford and others. The goal is to develop creative solutions that would foster a strong connection between education and the economy. Our efforts are aimed at helping young people to acquire knowledge and skills and to apply those at creating innovative companies and organizations.

  • TrainSoft

    TrainSoft is a vocational education and training center, licensed by National Agency for Vocational Education and Training, License № 200412211 for 10 professions: “Computer Graphics Specialists”, “Finance Specialist”, “Office Manager”, “Small and Medium Business Assistant”, “Computer System Technician”, “Builder”, “Hotel Manager”, “Guard”, “Economist”, “Operative Accountant”. TrainSoft offers: corporate trainings, developed due to the specific goals of the organization; trainings, courses, case studies taught by experts; knowledge and skills verification according of the Europass supplement, translated into Bulgarian, English and German.

 


SPONSORS

 

  • BIANOR

    Bianor is a recognized authority on mobile and video solutions and isdedicated to helping businesses take full advantage of technology. The company provides consulting services and delivers solutions to clients around the Globe. Bianor earned its expertise through 14 years of world wide project execution, ranging from Telecom-grade back-end services to enterprise and consumer mobile applications. The company employs over 60 highly skilled staffin its New York and Sofia offices. 

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    ICN.Bg

    ICN.Bg (Internet Corporated Networks) is the biggest Bulgarian web hosting company, specialized in providing state-of-the-art web hosting solutions for corporate clients as well as individuals. ICN.Bg offers shared hosting, cloud hosting, VPS, dedicated servers, colocation, domain names and much more. All our services are with world class quality and supported by a professional 24/7 technical support team, friendly attitude and competitive prices. 

  • U.S. Embassy in Bulgaria

    The men and women of the United States Mission to Bulgaria are committed to strengthening the partnership between the United States and Bulgaria. Using the highest standards of professional excellence and personal integrity, we focus our efforts in three priority areas: Security: As NATO allies, we seek to enhance our mutual security as well as regional and international stability; Prosperity: As commercial partners, we work to increase bilateral trade and investment that promote stable growth in both economies; and Democracy: As democratic societies, we cooperate to expand good governance and strengthen the rule of law within Bulgaria.

  • "Education and demographic issues" Directorate, Municipality of Burgas

    „Education and demographic issues“ Directorate is part of the specialized administration of the Municipality of Burgas. The Directorate coordinateс the activity of the municipal schools, kindergartens and auxiliary units for organization of the education process and interacts with the Ministry of Education and Science, in accordance with the requirements of the Public Education Act. The Directorate ensures and controls the compulsory preschooling of children and compulsory schooling of students up to the age of 16, the funds for the maintenance, construction, furnishing and overhauling of schools, kindergartens and auxiliary units, the means requisite for the fulfilment of the state educational requirements, as well as for financing all sections of the curriculum in municipal kindergartens, schools and auxiliary units. It also provides conditions for canteen catering, for boarding houses, recreation, sports facilities and transport for children, students and teachers. The experts from „Education and demographic issues“ Directorate develop and create conditions for implementation of municipal, national and international educational programmes and projects. 

  • EUROCOM

    Eurocom is a Bulgarian television channel with a national coverage. Eurocom is a private and an independent media that have launched a broadcasting since the 1996. The channel of Eurocom covers more than 6 million viewing audience in Bulgaria. Eurocom offers a thematic selection of various programs - news, talk show, series and sports. 

  • MAKSOFT.bg

    Maksoft is a leading web design company in East Europe. We have created and maintain hundreds web sites with the unique Content Managment System. We have an alogrythms for Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Online Reputation Managment (ORM). Maksoft is a wholesaler and importer of promotional pens, I-Pens, usb flash, lighters, keyholders, bags. 

  • TU-Sofia Student council

    TU-Sofia Student council  

  • Advanced Coding Enterprise Ltd

    Advanced Coding Enterprise Ltd. is Bulgarian company located in Burgas, Bulgaria. The company provides software services to the global market. Impressive skills and creativity of the team make the company to the attention of many foreign clients looking for innovative thinking in IT sector. One of the company's products is the "Robotica." Our goal is to provide customers with high quality software production for a successful client business.

  • Mobiltel

    Mobiltel is a leading company on the telecommunications market in Bulgaria. The telecom provides its services to over 4.2 million customers. In 2010 Mobil demonstrated for the first time the highest speed mobile data transmission over 3G network - 42 Mbps. Currently, the cities with available speed of 42 Mbps now exceed 150. Three consecutive years - 2011, 2012 and 2013, the German company quality control of mobile operators NET CHECK certified Mobiltel as operator with the "fastest 3G network in Bulgaria". Data were obtained after several independent measurements in the biggest Bulgarian cities.As a responsible company Mobiltel not only invests in the development of new technologies, but also works for sustainable partnerships between the government and the business. The company is actively involved in the support and implementation of many initiatives and projects for the development of society, responsibility to its clients and employees, projects to protect the environment.

  • VIVACOM

    United communications, trendsetting solutions to meet the highest professional standards, and freedom to choose the best value for money. This is VIVACOM. Over 3000 employees stand by these principles to ensure effective and innovative solutions are brought to our customers. We completely changed the Bulgarian telecommunications market by launching the first converged service and giving customers the freedom to combine all telco items in a packof their own. VIVACOM has positioned itself as the 100% Internet coverage provider in Bulgaria with the best 3G network. The company currently offers the biggest portfolio of mobile and fixed telephony, high-speed Internet, data transfer and television andhas more than 4 000 00 clients.


 

PARTNERS

  • Bulsatcom

    Bulsatcom  is a Bulgarian  Technology Company investing in innovations and modern technologies. It is the largest pay TV provider in Bulgaria offering over 100 digital TV channels (incl. exclusive content) as well as internet  access.

  • "Bulgarian Science"

    "Bulgarian Science" is an online magazine published by "Bulgarian Science" Ltd. and "Science Forum" Association. Since launched in the winter of 2005/2006, it has developed at a fast pace by offering the visitors various and interesting new information, opportunity for self-expression and connection with people with the same interests. The magazine quickly became the largest and most dynamic scientific online community in Bulgaria. After the launch of  "Bulgarian Science", it managed to win the readers and enthusiasts to post their own material and to offer ideas for improving the magazine itself. The main idea behind the project is to be distributed for free on Internet and to provide the best possible, interesting and detailed information about science, making it available to as many online users as possible. The content of the magazine is full of popular science articles and current research papers and studies. The magazine is getting more and more popular among the young people.

  • "I, Engineer"

    “I, Engineer” is the first common initiative of Inter Expo Center – Sofia and “Dreams in action” Foundation. The aim of the Youth Career Forum "I Engineer" is to bring together leading technology companies on the Bulgarian market, and meet them with young professionals, students and high school students across the country. The organizers want to show them that SCIENCE and INNOVATION are happening in our country, and opportunities for professional development in Bulgaria are many.

  • BBC Knowledge

    BBC Znanie is a source of intelligible and interesting facts about the world around us. The interesting and comprehensible articles as well as the rich palette of photographs make the magazine attractive to both children and their parents. Not only BBC Znanie provides answers to many questions, but it also provokes new ones. 

  • DELTA 3

    Delta 3 Real Estate TM is designed to meet the demand of individuals and corporate clients in real estate. The main activity of the company is consulting and brokerage for buying and selling, renting and leasing of apartments, offices, garages, houses, land, buildings, retail space. For this purpose, Delta 3 Real Estate has a young and ambitious team of professionals with extensive experience in real estate. DELTA 3 seeks to protect the interests of its customers. We strive to take out the stress and make buying/selling/renting/leasing real estate in a pleasant and rewarding process.  

  • BEST Sofia

    Presently BEST Sofia consists of around 30 full members, who are working free of charge for the organization, trying to promote the international activities of BEST among the students from Technical University - Sofia. We have also created an additional network of projects, which will help the students in their future development, in their education and career. 

  • Brain Workshop Institute

    Brain Workshop Institute is an organization, community and professional network of young seekers. We gather together to share professional and academic experience, to build contacts and friendships, to share expertise and know-how. The Institute is a nonprofit organization and it was created on 10.10.2010. Come check us out ... www.brain-workshop.org

NEWS

 

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS


 

  • WHEN?

    Over 48 hours on the 12-th and 13-th of April 2014

  • WHERE?

    Sofia, Technical University - Sofia, 8, bul.Kl.Ohridski, Sofia 1000 (map)

    Burgas, High-school for Mathematics and Natural Science "Acad.Nikola Obreshkov", 19 "Stefan Stambolov" Blvd., Burgas 8000  (map)

    and virtual from any location in Bulgaria

  • WHEN CAN I REGISTER?

    Registration will be available prior to the event and all individuals who are attending will need to register online on: http://spaceappschallenge.org/.

  • WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?

    Everyone can participate - developers, engineers, technologists, designers, and anyone with a passion and desire to have an immediate impact on the world. They are open to anyone who has a passion for making a difference and are focused on developing real solutions to global challenges.

  • HOW THE TEAMS  CAN BE FORMED?

    Each team can be formed by one or more participants. The international collaboration is highly encouraged.

  • HOW CAN I CONTACT WITH A TEAM FROM OTHER LOCATION IN THE WORLD?

    You can send an e-mail to the local lead from that location or send an e-mail to nasaspaceappschallenge.bg@gmail.com titled - COLLABORATION!

  • HOW MANY CHALLENGES CAN I WORK ON?

    The teams can work on one or more challenges.

  • HOW THE PROJECTS WILL BE SENT?

    Each one team will upload the projects through the main web site option using the username and password made at registration. This option will be available prior the event.

  • HOW THE PROJECTS WILL BE PRESENTED?

    The projects will be defended in front of the local judges. The teams can defend their idea with a presentation.