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HACK THE GAPS – Digital Solutions for the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Hawa Dawa Wins WSA-Germany Award and Qualifies for UN WSA Global Award

Hawa Dawa won the WSA-Germany Award together with eight other participants in the competition of 378 submitted solutions. Hawa Dawa is the winner in the “Smart Settlement & UrbaniZation” category.

Intelligent content combined with optimized use of state-of-the-art technology offers immense opportunities to close global and local divides and achieve UN SDGs. Hawa Dawa was nominated for the international UN WSA Prize as the best national digital solution for Germany in the category “Smart Settlement & UrbaniZation”. The WSA nominees are carefully selected by the WSA National Experts in more than 184 UN member states. A nomination for the global WSA Award is therefore in itself an award – the qualification to compete at international level and to withstand comparison with the other high-ranking nominees. Read more

Hawa Dawa is “Digital Startup of the Year 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 who have implemented their founding ideas particularly successfully in a short time and are pursuing promising concepts for further growth. Read more

Hawa Dawa on the stage of Disrupt Berlin organized by TechCrunch


Every year, TechCrunch dives deep into the international startup scene to find innovative startups to compete in Startup Battlefield – TechCrunch’s famous global startup competition. Read more

Environmental Impact – A Well-Recognized Business Model: Hawa Dawa among the winners of three events within two weeks


Hawa Dawa positioned itself among the winners of three important events in Germany within only two weeks: 1st place at the Maritime Startup Night at the SeaDevCon event in Hamburg (more here), 1st place at the Bits & Pretzels event in Munich and with that also recognized with the Munich Start-up Award (more here) and finally 3rd place at the Perfect Match start-up competition in Herne (more here).

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Hawa Dawa nominated for EIT Venture Award


Q: How many entrepreneurs does it take to fill a fish tank? A: exactly 11.

If you’d been in Hungary at the start of October, you may have heard a bit of competitive splash coming from the Akvarium Klub, an events venue in Budapest not far from the Danube hosting the awards ceremony for this year’s European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) Venture Award. Eleven innovative and marketable startups from across the EIT’s network of Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KICs) came together, having been nominated as finalists for the Venture Award. Read more

Hawa Dawa selected to join the ESA Business Incubation Programme

Hawa Dawa was selected as one of the businesses to be supported by the European Space Agency’s Business Incubation Programme in order to support them in integrating satellite data into their air quality models. The programme runs for 18 months and offers expert mentoring and coaching from the technical partners of the managing company, Anwendungzentrum GmbH, including the German Space Agency (DLR), financial support and office space.