Oct 21
5:00 PM
Oct 21
5:00 PM
 Dubai, United Arab Emirates

MindSphere Future Buildings Hack

How would you envisage the future of buildings? Shape the future of smart cities at Expo 2020 Dubai with Siemens! Be part of a unique global hackathon series 


The MindSphere Future Buildings Hack

How do you envisage the future of buildings?

  • How can we reduce the CO2 emissions of buildings?
  • How can we monitor, control and analyze building assets and manage space in a smarter way?
  • What are new ways smart buildings will interact with people, systems and external elements around them?
  • How can smart building solutions answer the constantly changing usage profiles of buildings already before they are built?
  • How can smart building solutions help to reduce the need for buildings in future?
  • Are Data more durable than ferroconcrete – How will digitization change the face of buildings?

Tackle the greatest challenges of the industry by creating the IIoT applications of tomorrow to make buildings smarter with MindSphere!


Challenge timeline:

September 5th: End of applications - Apply to the challenge here! https://bit.ly/3eJOJRv

September 9th: Top 15 Announcement

Sept 13th-20th: Online Bootcamp - Selected startups will refine their solution with Siemens experts.

Sept 22nd: Bootcamp Demo Day — Startups pitch their solution to the jury who will designate the Top 5.

Oct 13th-21th: Hack at Expo 2020 Dubai - Finalists will fly to Dubai for an all-inclusive experience to develop their solution and pitch it to the final jury.


What does this experience have to offer?

  • Get unique business opportunities and the possibility to secure a partnership with Siemens to implement your solution.
  • Seize this opportunity to confront crucial global challenges and create next-level apps as solutions.
  • Access real-world insights from the largest industrial manufacturing company in Europe.
  • Win an all-inclusive trip to Expo 2020 Dubai and be right at the heart of  innovation.
  • Benefit from high visibility as you present your solution on a Siemens stage at Expo 2020 Dubai.


Who are we looking for? 

This hackathon series is open to startups and other innovative companies, with the capacity to  develop a new product or repurpose their existing solution to tackle this challenge.


How to join?

  1. Get all the information about the hack on the website https://bit.ly/3eJOJRv
  2. Create an account on Siemens platform
  3. Apply to the challenge by submitting your idea/solution


The MindSphere Future World Series

Siemens, as the premier partner of Expo 2020 Dubai for Infrastructure Digitalization, is reshaping the future of urban living by creating a blueprint for future smart cities. In this regard, they’ve integrated Siemens technologies across 137 buildings of Expo 2020 and are making it history’s most digitalized, sustainable and secure Expo thanks to their MindSphere Smart City App.

To pursue this objective, Siemens MindSphere is organizing an exclusive hackathon series to improve and level-up a city’s core elements: Building, Energy, Mobility, Industry and Water.


Feel equipped enough to take on the challenge?

Good luck!