SAP Hackathon
Business meets AI

SAP@the Circle Zurich-Airport
Mon, June 10 until Fri, June 14, 2024
The free-of-charge SAP Hackathon – Business meets AI
Develop your prototype in 5 days


Are you ready to push the boundaries of what is possible? Do you want to break new ground in your company with innovative technologies? Then the SAP Hackathon is just right for you!


Specially designed for SAP customer teams, this hackathon opens the door to a world where artificial intelligence and SAP technologies go hand in hand. Immerse yourself in an environment where passionate technology enthusiasts, visionary developers and innovators come together to work on real-world challenges and bring innovation from idea to reality.


Take the opportunity to transform your creative visions with technical expertise into tangible solutions, supported by the most advanced tools and the expertise of our SAP specialists.



  • Day 1-2: Immerse yourself in the world of SAP BTP & AI, and perfect your use case.
  • Day 2-4: Develop your use case further together with experts.
  • Day 5: Present your results to a panel of experts and celebrate your achievements.



  • A use case * that you would like to put through its paces with us.
  • 1-2 talented developers who can bring your project to life.
  • An enthusiasm for learning together, and exploring AI in the SAP world.



  • Sustainable added value for your company.
  • An intensive exchange of knowledge, coupled with fun and inspiration.
  • Continuous professional support from our SAP experts.
  • Awards and recognition for the best use cases at the end of the hackathon.


When: Monday, June 10 to Friday, June 14, 2024
Where: SAP@Zurich




To detail out the use case we recommend the following steps:

  1. Explore the opportunities and define scenarios.
  2. Compare and prioritize the scenarios, e.g. based on business value and complexity.
    Pick two or more scenarios, which can be implemented  in the Hackathon time frame
  3. Define at least two scenarios in more detail using the use case templates.
    Please describe one use-case per template (3 pages per use case).      

For more details regarding use case exploration, see here:

How you secure one of the exclusive places?


The submission deadline for this hackathon has expired. 


We are now checking all the use cases received to see whether they can be implemented in 5 days. The number of teams is limited to 8 and the customer teams consist of 2 to 3 people.


If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Interested, need more inspiration?


In the following sessions we will give impulses on how AI helps to improve business processes and thereby create sustainable added value:


Register right here for a topic-related session:



Inspiration Session - SAP BTP AI capabilities

Live session in English on Monday, April 29, 2024

Click here for the recording



Inspiration Session - AI Trends in Public Services

Live session in English on Tusday, April 30, 2024

Click here for the recording



Inspiration Session - Embedded AI in SAP Applications

Live session in English on Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Click here for the recording



Inspiration Session - AI Trends in Consumer Products & Retail / Fashion

Live session in English on Friday, May 3, 2024

Click here for the recording



Inspiration Session - AI Trends in Discrete & Process

Live session in English on Monday, May 6, 2024

Click here for the recording






Find a case Session - Offerings and how to start

Live session in English on Thursday, May 2, 2024

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Find a case Session - AI Use Case Patterns

Live session in English on Friday, May 3, 2024

Click here for the recording



Find a case Session - Value of AI

Live session in English on Wednesdy, May 8, 2024

Click here for the recording

Interested to see more?


Get some impressions from our Hackathon 2023 – have fun!

Our experts are with you
Alex Finger
SAP (Switzerland) Ltd.


As CTO of SAP Switzerland, Alexander Finger is where innovation and the transformation of business models are concerned. As the founder of one of the first Internet service providers in Germany, he is not only well-versed in building companies, but also knows firsthand what it means to turn new ideas and concepts into successful products and services - and to rely on the latest technologies in the process.

Concepts like the Metaverse but also tools like the Immersive Experience at SAP Switzerland are means to an end for him to shape the future with people in the center.

#reinvent #startandgrow #interact

Nico Wyss
Solution Advisor
SAP (Switzerland) Ltd.


My passion? Technology! Bringing cutting-edge technology right to where it matters most for our customers, solving real-world challenges with the latest innovations. As a Presales Specialist for the Business Technology Platform and equipped with a data science background, I dive deep into AI, Extension and Automation topics at SAP. I like to combine fun & work – ask me about VR @ SAP!


Our SAP Hackathon is a unique convergence of minds and ideas, where the potential of AI within the SAP ecosystem is not just explored but brought to life. As your host, I’m committed to ensuring it serves as a catalyst for you to unleash your creativity, harness these latest technologies, and address your company’s unique challenges with impactful solutions.

Jens Sauer
Head of Data & Technology
Services, SAP (Switzerland) Ltd.


Passionate about supporting the Digital Transformation with my team of experts, by bridging the gap between business & technology to deliver end-to-end technology services through the whole customer lifecycle with a customer first attitude and the in the center of all we do!

#customerfirst #customersuccess #innovationmindset #sapbtp #cloudfirst

Christian Messerli
Innovation Architect
SAP (Switzerland) Ltd.


How do companies successfully embark on the digital transformation journey and innovate processes? As an "Innovation Architect", Christian Messerli works on these questions every day. With the concept of the "SAP Mode 2 Garage", he supports companies in concretising innovation projects and making them tangible with suitable solutions within a short time. With human-centred design, design thinking and other agile methods, transformation processes and the associated cultural change are initiated in the "SAP Mode 2 Garage".



SAP's location in the Circle at the airport is optimally accessible and equipped with state-of-the-art infrastructure. The teams have their own rooms to implement the use cases from design to prototypes.


SAP (Switzerland) AG

The Circle 66

8058 Zurich-Airport


The Circle is well served by public transport - we recommend arriving by public transport.


Arrival by public transport:


Take the train to "Zürich Flughafen". Follow the signs to "The Circle": take the escalator to Level 1, then exit the building, cross the bus station and streetcar tracks to reach The Circle.


Tram and Bus: You can take the 10 and 12 streetcar to "Zürich Flughafen, Bahnhof" as well as countless regional buses directly in front of the Circle.


Arrival by car:


Freeway A 51, exit no. 6, "Flughafen". For visitors arriving by car, there is a separate parking garage (P4) available for a fee, with over 400 parking spaces.

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