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Andres Upegui
David Da Silva Andrade

Event checklist


About this event

Do you have a novel idea for improving yours and others life in a sustainable manner? Does your idea involves IoT technologies? This call is for you! Participate in the Hackathon event during the IoT Week 2017. Propose your idea and develop your applications and services. This year, selected projects will focus on IoT solutions for tackling one or several of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted by the UN.

Important Information:

You must submit a “Project Proposal” not longer than 2 pages, that must indicate :

  • Who you are: (teams up to 4 persons, study level, country, university, something else you want to tell us…)
  • Problem description and SDG targeted
  • Proposed IoT solution (service, clients, application, sensors, objects, data sources, etc)
  • Expected impact (business, societal, environmental, etc)
  • Required infrastructure (hardware, software, service access, etc.)

Proposals must be sent to . Extended Deadline May 15.

Proposals will be evaluated by the Hackathon organization committee, you will receive a notification of acceptance not latest than 2 weeks later. We will select the most promising submitted ideas to be part of the Hackathon event. We guarantee confidentiality of your idea until the event.


The IoT Hackathon event will take place during the IoT week from 6 to 9 June in the CICG (Centre International de Conférences – Geneva), Switzerland.

During these four days you will have access to Workshops given by ST microelectronics, the sensiNact – FESTIVAL platform and Fiware and you will have also access to the required infrastructure (hardware and software) for implementing your project.


You will present your realization at the end of the event in front of a jury that will select the best projects to be awarded. Confirmed awards:

  • The €5’000 IoT-Week Hackathon Siemens Award
  • The 2’000 CHF ( €1’800) IoT-Week Hackathon ABB Award
  • The €1’000 IoT-Week Hackathon Hasler Foundation Award
  • The €750 IoT-Week Hackathon FESTIVAL project Award

All participants will receive for free an STM32 Nucleo development board from ST.


  • Tuesday
  • Room 13, level 2

    9:00 - 9:15 - Hackathon Opening

    9:15 - 9:45 - Workshop ST microelectronics

    9:45 - 10:15 - Workshop Eclipse sensiNact and FESTIVAL platforms


    10:45 - 11:15 - Coffee break


    Room 13, level 2

    11:15 - 11:45 - Workshop Fiware

    11:45 - 12:15 - Workshop BIG IoT TagltSmart

    12:15 - 12:45 - Workshop TagltSmart

    12:45 - 13:00 Organization of hands-on Workshops for the afternoon


    Room 12 (level 2) + Room 10 (level -1) + other rooms to be confirmed

    14:00 - XX:XX Hands-on workshops on-demand (4 workshops in parallel)


    MOTTA space (level 2)

    14:00 - 19:00 Hackathon

  • Wednesday
  • 8:00 - 19:00 Hackathon (MOTTA space, level 2)



Registration Each member of the group has to register online using the following form : Please select 'Category' as 'Hackathon...


Each member of the group has to register online using the following form :

Please select 'Category' as 'Hackathon participant'.

Rules and informations

  • The hackathon registration is free and will enable you to join the hackathon activities as well as coffee breaks, but not to attend the sessions, social events and lunch catering.
  • Every night the CICG will be closed and every participant should leave before the closing hours specified earlier in this document. It means, that it's not possible to stay during the night to sleep inside the CICG.
  • Each group will have access to two tables and four chairs in the Motta space (2nd floor of the CICG). If something extra needs to be added, please send us a mail to
  • A wifi network will be available for everyone present at the event.
  • Support team will be present every day with the teams to help them if they have any request.
  • To access to CICG each participant has to have his own badge that will be given the first day of the event.
  • The hackathon group will have a room to store some equipement, but it will be shared with all the teams present at the event.
  • The first day, 4 workshops will be presented by our partners. Participation to these workshops is strongly encouraged.