SAP Hackathon

Background: the rise of Digital Twins

The Internet of Things (IoT) and Digital Twins are on the rise. Gartner has named Digital Twins as one of the top ten strategic technology trends. Gartner expects 21 billion IoT endpoints by 2020, and a 35% annual growth rate in years to come. Industry and society at large are eager to adopt new innovative solutions that will deliver insight and understanding providing real and tangible value to end users.

The real challenge, how to embrace the new opportunities - this lies ahead of us.

Join in to this Hackathon!

  • Compete against teams from Nordic universities in 5 locations
  • During 24h, your team will design, build and launch ideas that enable new insight, understanding and decision support related to the operations of large-scale industrial assets and your intellectual property belongs to you.
  • You will learn and gain experience of a state-of-the-art cloud-based development platform from SAP

The Case - A data set from the wind power industry

  • Description and 3D model data for a specific wind turbine installation including data from a running instance of a digital twin. 

SAP Cloud Platform

  • You will receive a package containing easily accessible educational material, including tutorials and videos. The SAP products and technologies to be used are:,  SAP Analytics Cloud, SAP Cloud Platform Cockpit.
  • Outlines, Mock-ups and re-use of Existing components are accepted as end result.
    Business idea's on usage of a Digital Twin technology is central for the judgment of the result. 


The Award

  • A Diploma for your CV signed by: 
    Adam Dudits, Director University Engagements SAP,
    EM Fahrer, CEO SBN-Adfahrer and your University contact and Mentor. Will be given to all participating students.

  • --> The Prize Money for the best overall Hackathon solution is 10.000SEK/NOK/DKK (Local Currency)
    --> In addition, the team with the Hackathon idea which has the best:
    1. Originality and creativity will be rewarded with 1000SEK/NOK/DKK
    2. Potential business value, both short term and long term 1000SEK/NOK/DKK
    3. Technological quality, with focus on new and emerging developments 1000SEK/NOK/DKK

  • The judgement of the Hackathon-result will be based on a document and a short in person presentation.
    The judges from SAP, academia and professional industry experts will be listening to the presentations and vote for their favorit.  Download the full Hackathon description and the registration form on this link.

Who can participate?

  • BSc or MSc students, typically in engineering/ICT subjects, but also other study tracks are relevant as team members. Teams can have 3-6 members.

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Become visible at this "hot" event attracting the best students!  
We offer Hackathon Roles and Nordic and Local Sponsor Offers. 
Download the Sponsor options on this link.

Contact persons

Organizer, EM Fahrer, Adfahrer + 46 70 5697808, em(at)

Aalborg University, Charles Møller, 
Chalmers University of Technology, Elad Schiller, 
KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Björn Thuresson, 
NTNU (University Trondheim), Stein-Ove Erikstad, 
University of Oslo, SIRIUS organisation, David Cameron,  

SAP University Engagements, Adam Dudits, Director University Engagements SAP +
SAP Cloud Software, Dietmar Steinbichler , SAP Sweden.
SAP Oil&Gas, Joseph Rouhana

Oslo, Martin Brownsword, IT/CIO customer contacts, Adfahrer
Trondheim, Bernt Bakken, Oil&Gas, Adfahrer
Aalborg, Cathrine Kjær, Adfahrer
Stockholm and Gothenburg, Meeting Technology, Joakim Löves, Adfahrer

Location and Time

16 Mar 11:00 - 17 Mar 14:00


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