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KEEN Hackathon open for registration

KEEN’s challenge is especially interesting for data scientists, machine learners, process engineers, process technicians and programming-savvy STEM students. A team of 3-5 persons is recommended. If you are currently only able to register as an individual, please contact us.


You can find more information here:



Apply AI methods to relevant questions from the process industry and write your own code as a team. Data sets are provided. The task requires basic programming skills and enthusiasm for AI. Scientists and industry representatives from the KEEN platform will accompany the process as mentors. The task can be solved in one or two weekends depending on previous knowledge.


Registration of teams and individuals until March 2021 (late-registration possible until May 4th 2021)
March 5th 2021: Kick-Off event
Mid-April 2021 Workshop to discuss the solutions that are under development
May 11th 2021: Submission of solutions
June 1st 2021: Announcement of finalists
June 15th/16th 2021: Pitch event at ACHEMA Pulse and Award Ceremony

Topical focus

Artificial Intelligence (AI) solutions for the process industry: industry-relevant questions from the KEEN platform

Challenge 1 by ABB

Learning of data preprocessing by using AI methods - creating an intelligent pipeline for data preprocessing in industrial machine learning projects, such as dealing with outliers or missing values

Challenge 2 by TU Dortmund – Laboratory of Equipment Design

Condition detection in an extraction column with liquid-liquid flow via an AI image recognition method