Apoyos y Premios

German Top 50 Startups

Enero de 2021: Hawa Dawa fue clasificada como la número 8 entre las 50 mejores empresas alemanas de 2020. Passion4Business elabora esta clasificación ya que las start-ups reflejan las megatendencias de nuestro tiempo, como el ambiente, la salud o la movilidad. Ya sean soluciones para el espacio, la agricultura, una mayor eficiencia energética, contra enfermedades… 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 in… Read more «UN WSA»

EIT China Hub

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



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


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 benefit… 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 more Open Disrupt Berlin

Ministerio Federal de Transporte e Infraestructura Digital (BMVI)

Mantener una calidad del aire saludable es uno de los más grandes desafíos para las áreas urbanas. El futuro del monitoreo de la calidad del aire podría verse influenciado por el ganador de la “Competencia sobre Transporte Digital” (Digital Transport Challenge) del BMVi: Hawa Dawa tiene las herramientas necesarias para apoyar a entidades y administraciones… Read more «Ministerio Federal de Transporte e Infraestructura Digital (BMVI)»

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


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

Start-up Competition

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


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

European Institute of Innovation and Technology Venture Award

October 2018 Hawa Dawa nominated for coveted European Institute of Innovation and Technology Venture Award Read more Open 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 more Open ESA BIC

Solar Impulse Foundation

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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»


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


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


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 more Open 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. START. is a… Read more «Think.Make.Start – Where the idea for Hawa Dawa was born»