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May 13-15, 2019

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May 13-15, 2019

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Bring your ideas to life at the IoT hackathon

Get hands-on experience at this year’s Bosch ConnectedExperience (BCX) on May 13-15, 2019. This three-day Internet of Things (IoT) hackathon is a forum for backend and frontend developers, product owners, product managers, UX experts, and innovators from Bosch customers, partners, and start-ups.

In 2018 more than 700 developers competed in a broad variety of challenges, ranging from Mobility and Autonomous Driving to Manufacturing and Connected Homes and Buildings. Bosch and its ecosystem partners provided a comprehensive choice of hardware and software products for hackers to create prototypes, as well as an environment to explore advanced methods in UX, design thinking, and business modelling.


Of hacking


Hack challenges


Hacking devices


Hack coaches




Day 0 - May 13

06:00 pm Registration opens
06:30 pm Pre-briefing & team-building
11:00 pm Closing doors

Day 1 - May 14

08:00 am Opening doors
06:30 pm BCX party
11:59 pm Closing doors

Day 2 - May 15

08:00 am Opening doors
03:30 pm Hacking ends
03:35 pm Pitch time
06:30 pm Finalists pitches at the BCW
07:00 pm BCW party

Who is the hackathon for?

Bosch ConnectedExperience 2019 is open to all new and experienced coders, developers, UX, and product designers. We welcome anyone ready to bring their unique IoT solution to life.

What to expect?

Participants will gain hands-on experience in:

  • Designing and devoloping connected products, apps, and services
  • Developing sustainable user experiences
  • Getting hands on IoT sensors, devices, and software
  • Engaging with the entire Bosch ecosystem

Join us

Is developing IoT prototypes something you’re passionate about? Get your entry ticket to BCX19 now and join us for three great days of learning, making, sharing and hacking! Tickets include:

  • Hackathon participation
  • All-day catering
  • BCX party on May 14
  • Winner pitches at BCW on May 15
  • BCW party on May 15

If you are a student or working for a start-up you can apply for a ticket waiver.

Hack challenges 2019

#1 Mobility

Vehicles equipped with cameras and sensors are connected to the cloud to share and receive the data they collect on the road. Join this challenge and kick-start the next generation of connected cars.

#2 Manufacturing

This hack challenge is for people who are passionate about making Industry 4.0 happen, and who want to get actionable insights that benefits production experts.

#3 Buildings

This hack challenge comes with a wide range of hardware that connects to the Bosch Connected Building Platform. Join this hack challenge to change the way we live, work and use buildings!

#4 Utility Cross Domain

In this hack challenge you tackle solutions to fire prevention, demand response, energy transparency, or utility billing. Join this hack challenge to solve everyday problems in our lives for real!

#5 Social Impact

Reducing air pollution, improving water conservation, saving critical species – these are just a few examples of the many ways that the IoT can transform our world for the better. Join this hack challenge to set real social impact!
Hacking at the supply chain and logistics hack challenge
Team members from the connected mobility service hack
#BCX18: Participants are discussing their IoT ideas
#BCX18: Highly concentrated attendees
#BCX18: Brainstorming for new connected ideas
#BCX18: Attendees are discovering new technologies
#BCX18: Drone at the Connected Life hack challenge
Foto shooting with all hackers, hack coaches and hack MC's
#WorkInProgress at the autonomous driving hack


Kühlhaus Berlin

For the first time, the BCX is taking place in its own dedicated location: the Kühlhaus Berlin, an industrial monument and cultural landmark in the heart of Germany’s capital. An impressive venue suitable for various event formats, the Kühlhaus Berlin has been a protected landmark since the 1990s.

Luckenwalder Str. 3
10963 Berlin


How do I find team members? Who judges the winners? What skills are required? Find answers to these and many other questions in our FAQ section.

Recaping BCX18

Bosch ConnectedExperience 2018 took place on February 21-22 at STATION-Berlin. More than 700 software and hardware developers, product designers, and product managers from Bosch customers, IoT start-ups, and independents, could choose between five hack challenges. Watch the recap videos to get an idea what you can expect in 2019!