This 2-day FREE hackathon gives you and a group of 200 vetted developers, data scientists, makers, & urban experts the opportunity to solve the problems facing cities today.

Hack solutions for the real problems facing cities today. Utilize the latest HDK, SDK, APIs, and the announced Predix platform , to help solve the challenges in traffic, parking, buildings, public safety, economic development, and public health.

Win prizes, publicity, and connections. Pitch a panel of judges to get a coveted spot in the Wearable IoT World Labs 15 week accelerator program and gain exposure through the platforms of Apps World, Internet of Things World, ReadWrite, & IoT World News.


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$10,000 in prizes

Grand Prize - Presented by Current, powered by GE

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


  • Participants: Individuals (over 18 years in age)
  • Teams: 3-5 people per team
  • Countries: All countries can participate, however, participants must be physically present


Submission requirements are different for each challenge presented and are determined by the sponsor of that challenge.  

Submission requirements for each challenge can be found on the IoT for Cities Hackathon Website.


Lauren Marinaro

Lauren Marinaro
Director Smart Cities / Wearable IoT World

Judging Criteria

  • Grand Prize
    Judging criteria can be found on IoT for Cities Website.