Space Apps 2019

NASA’s International Space Apps Challenge 2019 will be hosted in Vaasa by Design Centre MUOVA, VAMK / West Coast Startup

Space Apps 2019 will take place on October 18-20th.

space apps vaasa 2019

Experience, experiment and explore.

Welcome to the fourth consecutive Space Apps Vaasa event. We are looking for problem-solvers, engineers, business people, artists, coders and makers to join the event.

We are now booked full!

Registration is closed.


Please note that our event has a minimum age limit of 16.  Participants under 18 are welcome with a permission letter from parent/guardian.

Challenge categories for 2019 are:

  • Earth’s Oceans
  • Our Moon
  • Planets Near And Far
  • To The Stars
  • Living In Our World


NASA’s International Space Apps Challenge
Space Apps is an international hackathon, where teams engage with NASA’s free and open data to address real-world problems on Earth and in space. Space Apps 2018 included over 18,000 participants at more than 200 events in 75 countries.

Space Apps in a NASA incubator innovation program. Read more: 

Our corporate collaborators

Wärtsilä Finland

Wärtsilä is a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation, total efficiency and data analytics, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers.

In 2018, Wärtsilä has approximately 19,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 80 countries around the world. To enable sustainable societies with smart technology!

”Space Apps is a great event with an innovative mindset. It offers Wärtsilä a platform to meet the talents of today.”



Platonic Partnership

Platonic Partnership Oy is an award-winning game studio from Vaasa. Platonic Partnership was awarded as the Finnish game developer of the year 2017. We develop narrative-driven games and digital experiences for our clients.




For More Details Please Contact:

Jari Ratilainen
Incubator Manager
+358 40 182 9027
Design Centre MUOVA | VAMK Vaasa University of Applied Sciences


Kvarken Space Eco project

The Space Apps Vaasa event is organized as a part of the EU Interreg BA KvarkenSpaceEco project.
Kvarken Space Center – Enabling New Space Economy in Bothnia-Atlantica Area.
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