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#5 Hack Challenge

Utility Cross Domain

Join us

Is developing IoT prototypes something you’re passionate about? Get your entry ticket to BCX19 now. 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 you can apply for a ticket waiver.

Your Hack MC

Mark Nigge-Uricher

Product Owner and Business Developer, Bosch Software Innovations

What’s expecting you?

Are you scared of fire, fed up with your utility bill? Do you want to know when it makes sense to turn your hifi as loud as possible or do you just want to tease your neighbor by turning off his EV charger? In this hack challenge you tackle solutions to fire prevention, demand response, energy transparency, or utility billing, by coming up with smart solutions to solve genuine problems. Join this hack challenge to solve everyday problems in our lives for real!

Available Hardware:
  • Refridgerators
  • Smart Plugs
  • Electric Heaters
  • Room climate sensors
  • Smoke detectors
  • XDKs
  • Lighting Bears


Available Software:
  • Smart Home API
  • Bosch IoT Suite
  • Energy Java Services

About Mark

Mark jumped from topic to topic as an IT consultant with IBM, created a CSR strategy for a Hifi-company, mingled in early markets for fuel cells at SerEnergy, looked into the future of car access systems with Hella, and is now focusing on energy management from districts to whole cities, while keeping an eye on the trading markets.

#LinkedIn: @MarkNigge-Uricher

Join Mark and his hack coaches to solve everyday problems.


Mark in an interview

Who is your super hero?
TinTin and Haddock – wit and force is all it takes!

What motivates you in your daily work?
I essentially thrive on work that tackles exciting topics with a great team of colleagues who can bring meaningful projects to life.

What makes you the coolest Hack MC?
I can do a frog stand for more than a minute, something I learned as a boy scout. 😛