Industry 4.0 Hackathon

November 6-8, 2017, Linz

Industry Pioneers brings together the brightest minds to unlock the potential of new technologies that are driving the fourth industrial revolution and shaping the future of smart manufacturing.

Until October 29th, 2017

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Hackathon Topics

Industry 4.0 encompasses changes along the whole production value chain leading to the higher efficiency and flexibility. At the Hackathon startups have an opportunity to make a step into the future of Industry 4.0 by solving specific real-life challenges of partner companies:



Online Community for machine users including an intelligent database & smart interface.

Technologies & Tools
Big Data, Predictive Analytics, Machine Learning, Remote Maintenance, VR/AR, HoloLens, Communication Tools, Community Building 



Virtual Assistance for the machine maintenance and intelligent support.

Technologies & Tools
Machine Labelling, Remote Maintenance, Predictive Analytics, Machine Learning, Big Data, VR/AR, Sensors



Need-based virtual assistance for commissioning, operation and maintenance of Fronius systems.

Technologies & Tools
AR/MR, HoloLens, Wearables, Smart Devices, Virtual Assistants, Conversational & Natural User Interfaces, interaction with PLM (PTC), CRM (Microsoft) and ERP
Want to participate as a student or developer?

Why Startup & Developers Should Participate?

Get connected with industry leaders

Use your chance to work and establish relationships with leading European industrial companies and get a valuable track record for your startup.

Become a part of the Pioneers network

Win tickets to Mobility.Pioneers and Pioneers´18! In addition to the tickets, the winner gets access to Pioneers' network and match-making with international corporates by Pioneers Discover.

Present your startup and get inspired

Present your ideas to industry leaders and exchange knowledge and experience with the experts in the field.

Co-develop the solution of the future

Make an impact on a company and industry by putting your mind and skills to good use by solving real industry challenges.

How it Works

Top developers, with the support and guidance from company and industry experts, will have the chance to build prototypes solving industry challenges in 48 hours!

17:00 - Registration
17:30 - Opening
18:00 - Challenges & Data
18:30 - Meet Your Mentor & Networking
18:30 - Side Event: VR-Plauscherl 4.0
08:00 - Development Time
10:00 - Mentorship Time (Optional)
12:00 - Lunch
16:00 - Feedback Session
18:00 - Dinner & Networking
Open End Development Time!
19:00 - Side Event: Blockchain Meetup
08:00 - Development Time
12:00 - Lunch
14:00 - Prototypes Presentations
16:15 - Final Pitches to Expert Jury
18:00 - Winners Announcement
18:30 - Networking
19:00 - Side Event: Austrian Startup Stammtisch Industry 4.0


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