Supporters & Awards

German Top 50 Startups

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”

UN WSA

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”

EIT China Hub

November 2020: Hawa Dawa is supported by the EIT China Hub program Open EIT China Hub

UN WSA

October 2020: Hawa Dawa won the WSA-Germany Award together with eight other participants in the competition of 378 submitted solutions. Hawa Dawa is the national winner in the “Smart Settlement & Urbanisation” category and is one of the nomines for the global WSA Award. Read more here

The Spark Finalist

September 2020 Hawa Dawa among the finalists of the German Digital Prize Handelsblatt and McKinsey award innovative thinkers with The Spark – The German Digital Prize and bring them together with business leaders. Read more about the competition here

BMWi

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”

ESA Startup Competition

ESA startup competition announces four winners

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”

The Europas: 2020 Shortlist

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”

ESA Start-up Competition

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”

RESPOND Accelerator

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

Help Crown Europe’s Next Hottest Tech Startups: The Europas

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”

TechCrunch Battelfield

December 2019: Finalist at the Startup Battelfield at Disrupt Berlin by TechCrunch Read moreOpen Disrupt Berlin

BMVI

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.

Christiane Hohmeister
Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI)

SeaDevCon

October 2019 1. Rank at the  Maritime Startup Night during  SeaDevCon in Hamburg More hereSeadevcon

Start-up Competition

October 2019: 3rd place at the Perfect Match start-up competition in Herne Read moreOpen Perfect Match

Bits&Pretzels

September 2019: 1st place at the Bits & Pretzels event in Munich and with that also recognized with the Munich Start-up Award Read moreOpen Bits&Pretzels

Copernicus Masters

December 2018: Copernicus Masters 2018: HawaDawa wins BMVI-Challenge Read more  

Forbes “The Hundred”

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 moreRead more “Forbes “The Hundred””

European Institute of Innovation and Technology Venture Award

October 2018 Hawa Dawa nominated for coveted European Institute of Innovation and Technology Venture Award Read moreOpen EIT

European Space Agency Business Incubation Programme

European Space Agency Logo

July 2018 Hawa Dawa selected for the European Space Agency Business Incubation Programme Read moreOpen ESA BIC

Solar Impulse Foundation

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”

Innovationswettbewerb

March 2018: Hawa Dawa wins the Innovations Competition of the City of Munich Read more  

BMWi

September 2017: Top prize at the Innovation Challenge of the Federal Ministry of Economy and Energy Read more  

BMVI

August 2017: Hawa Dawa wins the 2nd Startup Pitch of the Federal Ministry of Traffic and Digital Infrastructure. read more

MIT Tech Review

July 2017: Hawa Dawa CTO Jannai Flaschberger has been rewarded as one of the ‘Top 35 Innovators in Germany’ by MIT Tech Review Read moreOpen Innovators Under 35  

Think.Make.Start – Where the idea for Hawa Dawa was born

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. STARTis a… Read more “Think.Make.Start – Where the idea for Hawa Dawa was born”