Innovation Competition

Are you an entrepreneur in the field of IoT? A maker in your soul? Are you keen to learn new things and bring your idea to life? WAZIHUB IoT prototyping competition is for you!

The WAZIHUB project, funded by the EU, aims at enabling startups and entrepreneurs to innovate and build low-cost, end-to-end IoT prototypes using the WAZIUP and Fiware technology. WAZIHUB is a consortium of 9 African partners and 4 European partners all devoted to provide startups and entrepreneurs the right skills to build innovative solutions and solve local problems.

WAZIHUB launches its first IoT Prototyping competition to support entrepreneurs learn how to build working prototypes with the help of our trainers, the WAZIUP IoT development kits and Cloud platform. If you have an innovative IoT idea and you are looking for a way to build your prototype, this competition is for you!

Benefits of WAZIHUB IoT Prototyping Competition

- Get free IoT development kits
- Get access to expert knowledge in IoT
- Get free training on IoT rapid prototyping
- Build a working prototype
- Wake up the competitor in you

Application Areas

WAZIHUB IoT prototyping competition covers the following domains:
- Agriculture and Farming
- Logistics and Transportation
- Industry 4.0
- Environment and Energy
- Smart city and Home

Eligibility criteria

● Have basic knowledge in IoT technology and hardware programming
● Have a teams with a maximum of 3 members (the role of each member should be justified)
● Individuals who apply must have technical and business background
● Your solutions should address an identified problem and should be within these domains ( Agriculture and Farming / logistics and Transportation / Industry 4.0 / environment and Energy / Smart city and Home)
● Your solutions should be innovative and should be implemented using the Waziup technology (for the competition)

Female team lead and members are highly encouraged.


01 Competition Launch

Tuesday, 31st March,2020

02 Deadline for Application

Friday 15th May, 2020


The competition is implemented in 6 African countries namely: Ghana, Kenya, Senegal, South Africa, Uganda and Tanzania. Local tech hubs, partners of the project will carry out the competition process in their ecosystem.

How to Apply

This first IoT prototyping competition is implemented in 6 tech hubs. You can only apply if you will be available for physical training sessions in one of the above tech hubs.

The application process is simple, just click on the hub you want to join for the competition and fill out the form.
Only selected applicants will be contacted! A WAZIUP kit will be given to each team chosen for the competition

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€ 1,000 award will be given to the top 3 innovative prototypes.

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