About the challenge

The NRW 5.0 Makeathon is an opportunity for us to explore the future of humanity and technology. By harnessing the power of cutting-edge technology, we can create solutions that will improve the lives of people all over the world. We can also help to ensure that technology is used for good, rather than evil.

In this challenge, you will have the chance to harness the power of AI and IoT technologies to create something truly groundbreaking, but your team will face a crucial decision that will shape your journey. You will have to choose one of two paths! Will you choose to embrace the power of vision, or will you delve into the symphony of motion?


What to Build

Path 1: The Power of Vision

The Raspberry Pi and Pi Cam kit oers you the opportunity to explore the depths of AI-driven computer vision. From object detection to facial recognition, you can bring visual perception to life. Harness the power of pixels and redefine how we interact with the world
around us.

Path 2: The Symphony of Motion

The IMU and ESP32 kit takes you on a journey through the realm of sensors, where the intricacies of movement converge. Capture the essence of motion in all its glory,
and unveil the secrets of motion. Set in motion a revolution that transforms how we connect with our

The Choice is Yours

Which path will you choose? The choice is yours but be warned: every path presents its own unique challenges and untapped potential. Each path will demand your team's ingenuity, resourcefulness, and relentless drive to succeed.

Hackathon Sponsors


$5,000 in prizes

1st Prize

2nd Prize

3rd Prize

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Heni Mezrani

Heni Mezrani
Head of innovation @ Orange Tunisia

Mouna Fridhi

Mouna Fridhi
AI Expert @ GIZ Tunisia

Halim Kacem

Halim Kacem
Director @ CSF

Khaled Elloumi

Khaled Elloumi
Director of the Innovation and Development Centre @ INSAT

Judging Criteria

  • Feasibility and technical design
  • Project Demo
  • Pitch and presentation
  • Impact and Innovation

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