How can SMART WATER contribute to a resilient and sustainable SMART CITY?

How do you envisage the future of water?

  • Which benefits can be created by combining the Energy and Water nexus?
  • How can the water demand be predicted from operational, weather forecast and historical data? Which optimization potential can be achieved?
  • How can the water industry benefit from ontologies and knowledge graph technology?
  • How can we reduce the carbon footprint of the water supply chain?


You choose the major challenge you want to tackle!

Push forward your innovation and develop an IIoT solution that is going to change the water industry as we know it, submit your application today! 

Reliable. Efficient. Drop by drop.

Digitalization, automation, and electrification lay the foundation for efficient, reliable, and sustainable processes in the water industry. Discover Siemens' custom-made products, systems, and solutions for a more sustainable water industry.

Why join the experience?

No IP transfer! The best teams will get the chance to secure a long-term partnership with Siemens.

Win an all-inclusive trip to Dubai, right at the heart of innovation.

Benefit from high visibility as you present your solution on a Siemens stage at Expo 2020 Dubai.

Create next-level apps as solutions to confront crucial global challenges.

Network with Siemens experts and their customers.

Access real-world insights from the largest industrial manufacturing company in Europe.

How the process flows

We are looking forward to commencing this unique journey with you - Let's make a change!

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.
  • Smart city operation centers
  • Municipal (water) utilities companies
  • Engineering companies
  • Water management startups 
  • Drinking water quality control startups 
  • Eco-friendly desalination startups 
We are looking for partners since the winning solution will have the chance to be implemented within Siemens environment.

How to join?

In order to participate in this hackathon you need to access this portal and follow the steps below:

1. Log in or sign up to the Siemens Ecosystem Platform

2. Verify your email address (only for new accounts)

3. Complete your profile by answering general questions (only for new accounts)

4. Submit your startup’s or company’s solution/idea

*You have to fill in all the information at once, but it can be edited it after submitting (before the submission deadline)

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Apply until: 16 January 2022 

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