This hackathon is about developing the smartest sustainable solutions for our Tunisian municipalities. It is a great opportunity for who are interested on making their city smarter place to live.

We give participants resources and incentives to go out of their way to learn new things from each other and apply the skills they have. The participants will be in close contact with municipalities in order to develop smart applications that solve their specific problems in the following topics:

  • Smart Governance
  • Smart Health
  • Smart Mobility
  • Smart Energy
  • Smart Waste
  • Smart Food and Agriculture

By the end of the hackathon, we hope participants will have created cool new things and also become better problem solvers. We hope also that municipalities will use your developed applications.

The hackathon is organized by the Technopark of Sfax, Tunisie Internet (ATI), National Federation of Tunisian Cities (FNVT), IEEE Tunisia Section, and INSAT; in partnership with GDG Sfax and Tunisian Smart Cities

The hackathon is sponsored by the German Development Agency GIZ.


Entrepreneurs, students, designers, researchers, developers, and people are encouraged to participate in the hackathon in order to build solutions that will make the cities more efficient. 

Teams must be comprised of a minimum 3 participants with different expertise fields.

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$1,800 in prizes

2nd Place

5,000 TND

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:



President General Director

Carlos E. Jimenez-Gomez

Carlos E. Jimenez-Gomez
IEEE Computer Society

Fetah Krichene

Fetah Krichene
General Manager at Technopole de Sfax

Philipp Schwörer

Philipp Schwörer
GIZ - Head of Municipal Development Project

Adnen Bouassida

Adnen Bouassida
President of National Federation of Tunisian Communes

Lobna Miladi

Lobna Miladi
CoStarT Manager

Nihel Ben Amar

Nihel Ben Amar
Professor, INSAT

Judging Criteria

    Was the solution relevant to Smart Cities?
    How original was the solution?
    How impactful will this solution be for its target audience? Is it scalable?
    How well was the idea presented? Is the power and objective of the project clear?
    How well designed is this solution, from blockchain usage through to UI/UX?

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