Hack Challenge #5:
Connected Life

From connected agriculture to smart cities: Would you like to make our lives easier and more comfortable, while staying focused on your passion? From farm to fork, from bed to work – we provide you with the framework to realize your ideas. We will supply the necessary hardware and software to build solutions for a connected life. You will be able to easily and professionally create IoT applications for farmers, building stakeholders, boroughs, sharing communities, construction companies and residents. Join this hack challenge and do your best for rural and urban areas!


  • Sensors
  • Tracking devices
  • Security cameras
  • Welding controller
  • Sensor connectivity device
  • Nexo nutrunner


  • LoRa
  • Eclipse Hono
  • Bosch IoT Cloud
  • Bosch IoT Suite
  • Traffic and weather data
  • BIG IoT Marketplace
Who is supporting this hack challenge?

BIG IoT is a research project of 13 industry and research partners such as Siemens, Bosch, Atos and VMZ Berlin, funded by the European Commission. Our aim is to foster vibrant IoT ecosystems with our technologies: The “BIG IoT Marketplace” and the “BIG IoT API” enable cross-standard, cross-platform and cross-domain IoT services and applications, showcased in smart city and mobility use cases

BIG IoT Marketplace
BIG IoT Libs

The Eclipse Foundation is a not-for-profit, member supported corporation that hosts the Eclipse projects and helps cultivate both an open source community and an ecosystem of complementary products and services. The foundation manages the IT infrastructure for the Eclipse open source community, including Git code repositories, Bugzilla databases, development oriented mailing lists and forums, download site and web site.

Eclipse Hono

Bosch Engineering GmbH is an engineering service provider, who offers development and application solutions for electronic systems in the Bosch portfolio.


Bosch Software Innovations, the Bosch Group’s software and systems house, designs, develops, and operates innovative software and system solutions. The Production Performance Manager is a production information and evaluation system. In near real time, it collects production and machine data, combines it to produce a visual representation, and communicates defined events to the production worker, who may be involved directly or indirectly.

Bosch IoT Suite
Bosch IoT Cloud

Bosch Rexroth is one of the world’s leading providers of drive and control technologies. With a product portfolio that includes all technologies, as well as a comprehensive range of services and support, Bosch Rexroth sees itself as an expert partner for the complete machine life cycle.

Nexo nutrunner
Welding controller
Sensor connectivity device

Hack MC: Marita Klein

Software Developer, Bosch Software Innovations

Marita is a passionate software developer with seven years’ experience in frontend and backend development. At Bosch Software Innovations, she is responsible for cloud backend architecture and implementation. With sustainability in mind, she uses her first languages Java, Spring Boot and Angular in the field of smart agriculture, most currently in the project Deepfield Connect©.

Coder: Frontend & Backend
Coding Mainly Java and Angular
Twitter: @riddy_3

Would you like to join us?

are you interested in creating applications for farmers, building stakeholders, boroughs, sharing communities, construction companies and residents? Select the hack challenge Connected Life during the registration process and come and join us.

The Hackathon ticket includes:

  • Participation in the hackathon
  • Entrance to Bosch ConnectedWorld’s IoT exhibition
  • Catering
  • Networking party

Purchase your ticket now or request your free invitation and join us for two great days of learning, making, sharing and hacking at Bosch ConnectedExperience.

Corporate Rate

EUR 300

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