The IWD hackathon is primarily associated with

university students from different technical

backgrounds: programmers, ethical hackers,

and software coders. It is a place where

like-minded people come together to "hack"

innovative ideas and build realistic, technical,

and implementable solutions. The goal of the

IWD hackathon is to come up with a solution

create functional software or hardware products

at the end of the event. The hackathon

lasts for 48 hours and includes a prize for the

winning teams.


What to Build

Participants will build a solution related to the theme of the hackathon which is smart cities  during the event and present a functional software or/and hardware product in front of a jury by the end of the event.

What to Submit

Participants are required to submit the following items before the submission deadline :

  • The link of the Prototype for the application's UI
  • The link to the GitHub Repository hosting the solution
  • The link to the pitch presentation

And they can submit any other links related to their solution.

Hackathon Sponsors


$2,250 in prizes

First three (3)

Gaming pack contains : a mouse, mousepad, keyboard, headset

First place

VR Kit

For the 5 winners of the first team (5)

A premium Data Camp account with the amount of 380 $ for each winner from the 3 teams

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:



CEO & Head of Design at Releasin


Associate professor of computer science specializing in software engineering at ESI Alger

Kawther-Asma Mahboubi

Kawther-Asma Mahboubi
A passionated backend engineer obsessed with systems

Meheni Fatma

Meheni Fatma
Entrepreneur and founder of Zolizola, an Algerian e-commerce platform specialized in baby products.

Technical judge

Judging Criteria

  • Idea
    Innovation potential of the idea - Adherence to the selected topic - Use of proposed levers - Impact on the users - Its business relevance
  • Design
    Usability (interaction, visual and emotional design) - Functional scope (design completion)
  • Implementation
    Quality and realizability of the Solution
  • Developement
    Completeness and quality the code delivered.
  • Presentation
    Quality of the presentation - Clarity, Effectiveness, Completeness - The interest raised in the audience

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