Supporters & Awards
January 2021: Hawa Dawa was ranked no. 8 among the German top 50 startups 2020.
Passion4Business creates this ranking as start-ups reflect the megatrends of our time, such as the environment, health or mobility. Whether solutions for space, agriculture, higher energy efficiency, against infectious diseases or the use of blockchain – the top 50… Read more “German Top 50 Startups”
December 2020: Hawa Dawa is one of the forty winners of the UN WSA. WSA Chairman Peter A. Bruck states: “The WSA Winners combine two major focus points – the commitment on the UN SDGs and solving societal issues with smart content applications. Evaluated by an international expert Jury – a multi-stakeholder college unique… Read more “UN WSA”
September 2020: Hawa Dawa has been recognised with the “Digital Start-up of the Year 2020” award at the IFA in Berlin. The Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy (BMWi) awards this prize annually to promising young digital companies from the BMWi start-up initiatives, which have already established themselves on the market. The award recognises start-ups… Read more “BMWi”
July 2020 Hawa Dawa among the four winners of the ESA Sartup Competition. The four winning startups were selected from a total of 101 applicants. Over a period of two months they were judged on the team, business model, societal impact of the project and usefulness, and quality of the proposal. This process involved Member… Read more “ESA Startup Competition”
June 2020: Hawa Dawa has made it to the Short List of The Europas 2020 award. Hawa Dawa is ranked among the best four startups in the category “Hottest ClimateTech/ Green /CleanTech Startup”. The Europas is – and has been for the last 10 years – an annual event, now curated by The Pathfounder. The… Read more “The Europas: 2020 Shortlist”
June 2020: Hawa Dawa has been selected for the TOP 10 final round of the ESA Startup Competition.
Collaboration between start-ups and the European Space Agency (ESA) can fast-track the development and introduction of breakthrough space technologies. That’s why ESA called for European start-ups to come forward and propose their game-changing space solutions to… Read more “ESA Start-up Competition”
May 2020: Hawa Dawa was selected to join the 2020 cohort of the RESPOND Accelerator.
RESPOND is a BMW Foundation Herbert Quandt accelerator program, operated by UnternehmerTUM, which exists to accelerate startups and empower leaders to take their business to the next level. Read more
May 2020: The Europas Awards is – and has been for the last 10 years – an annual event, now curated by The Pathfounder. The Europas was originally formed in 2009 by Techcrunch editor-at-large Mike Butcher to recognize and celebrate the innovation emerging from Europe’s burgeoning tech startup scene. Whilst Europe has had a long, proud… Read more “Help Crown Europe’s Next Hottest Tech Startups: The Europas”
Air quality is one of the biggest challenges facing urban areas. The future of air quality monitoring could be influenced by the winner of this year’s BMVi Digital Transport Challenge: Hawa Dawa has the relevant tools to support political decision-makers with future planning.
November 2018: Hawa Dawa ranked no. 13 among the most 100 innovative startups in Germany. The Hundert is a Berlin-based startup project and print magazine featuring outstanding companies and their founders since 2013. Every issue puts 100 amazing startups in the spotlight and tells their stories. Read more… Read more “Forbes “The Hundred””
May 2018: Hawa Dawa has been granted the label “Efficient Solution” from the Solar Impulse Foundation. The label is an assessment tool for clean and profitable solutions, which protect the environment in a profitable way. It is one of the first labels for positive impact businesses bringing together protection of nature and financial viability through… Read more “Solar Impulse Foundation”
2015: During his MBA course Karim Tarraf, one of Hawa Dawa’s co-founders, attended the THINK.MAKE.START. class. The goal of this interdisciplinary class is to develop a product within 2 weeks. Karim’s team decided for a project to develop a portable measurement device for asthmatics, which indicates the level of air pollution. THINK. MAKE. START. is a… Read more “Think.Make.Start – Where the idea for Hawa Dawa was born”