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10/06/17
Ingolstadt
Company

Audi’s Smart Factory Hackathon: 25 hours to devise new software ideas

Smart Factory Hackathon
The winning team “Tricycle“ together with the patron Tarek Mashhour (left) and the deputy patron Jürgen Holderried (right).
  • Programming competition with around 80 participants from ten countries
  • Students and young professionals develop digital solutions for the factory of the future
  • Audi implements best prototypes in production 

Startup spirit with Audi’s Smart Factory Hackathon: From October 4 through October 6, the Audi Forum Ingolstadt played host for the second time to all things big data, machine learning, algorithms and data visualization. Around 80 talented data scientists from around the world developed software solutions for the factory of the future, on the basis of real data sets from Audi Production. The “Tricycle” team won the programming competition. The students from Karlsruhe and Munich convinced the jury with their idea on “Defect mapping in body manufacturing.”​

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