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EdgeX Challenge China 2022

August 1, 2022 - December 31, 2022

EdgeX Challenge is an international hackathon event of using EdgeX Foundry framework to heal business problems from different industries, and it is hosted by LF Edge. EdgeX Foundry provides IoT and edge computing reference architectures for vertical segments: health, education, consumer industries, energy, industrial, smart city, enabling more industry solutions and solving more business painpoints. 

This event aims to build a learning and sharing platform about adopting IoT & EdgeX Foundry to heal industry problems along with digital transformation. With the evolvement of IoT, more and more real-world use cases demand local data storage, privacy protection, low transition latency and low cost. 

Join our community at EdgeX Challenge China from July to December 2022. For event sponsors, this is a unique opportunity to engage, network, and collaborate with like-minded enterprise developers and business partners. It allows you to gain valuable insights of targeted audiences while engaging with the EdgeX community. We welcome creative people to share their wisdom and promote IoT with global developers. Together we will shape the future of the rapidly evolving EdgeX China ecosystem.

  • Engage with 100+ member organizations, 3000+ active developers, and 400k+ developer followers in EdgeX China ecosystem – including top developers, OEM, CSP, CoSP, ISV, universities, research institutes, investments, business incubators, government bodies, solution integrators, and industry user associations.
  • Inform and educate the EdgeX community about your organization’s products, services, open-source strategies. 
  • Take advantage of a professionally-organized conference hosted by a vendor neutral organization where content is curated by the community.
  • Meet with developers and business ranging from enterprise developers to startup CTOs and senior technology executives from all over the world. 
  • Associate your brand with one of the fastest-growing technology communities. 
  • Invest in projects with high commercial potential and bring them to market.
  • Support and engage with the ecosystem and the community that is the engine driving some of the highest velocity of open-source projects in the industry.






Logo exposure on KV, news reports, blogs



OSS ingredient included in EdgeX Hackathon

Strategic Partner




















EdgeX Challenge China 2021

  • Wide Coverage: Simultaneously taken place in three tier-1 cities (Beijing, Shenzhen, Shanghai) of PRC, 60% developer population in the country
  • Active Participations: 80 teams, 55 proposals, 26 POCs, 15 Winner 
  • Influential Sponsors: Alibaba Cloud, Baidu Cloud, EMQ, Intel, InnoSpace, IOTech, ThunderSoft, Ubuntu, VMWare, ZiZhu ET Incubator, …
  • 5 Vertical Industries: retail, logistics, commerce, healthcare, smart city…
  • 4 OSS Ingredients*: OpenVINO, Baetyl, Ell, 5G cloud AGV

*The special open-source ingredients included in EdgeX Hackathon were provided by strategic partners.

Report of the Winner teams

Baidu Cloud, H3C, HYDsoft, Process Vision



EdgeX Challenge China 2020

  • Active Participations: 53 teams, 40 submissions
  • High Visibility:
    • 50K+ News blog views
    • 227k+ Social media votes
  • Strong Sponsors: Canonical, DELL, HP, Intel, IOTech, Tencent, Thundersoft, VMware, and Innospace (a startup incubator)
  • Active Interaction with industry organization/user:
    • Retail associations & users
    • Big players in industrial verticals
    • Investors
  • Use cases with blended technologies:
    • Retail store insights, asset management, PM/DD of industrial
    • Edge Computing, AI, 5G, Satellites, Blockchain…
  • Successful GTM: Intelligent Edge Gateway for industrial (Jiangxing Intelligence, Baowu steel )… 

Report of the winner teams


Agree tech


  • Further expand EdgeX coverage in middle & western China
    • New cities: Chengdu, Nanjing, Hangzhou
    • Traditional regions: Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen
  • Enrich EdgeX recipes on Edge.AI, Network Edge, Edge-to-Cloud
    • Promote ONVIF/USB Camera DS to accelerate Edge.AI adoption.
    • Collaborate with 5G leading players on Network Edge recipes
    • Strategic partnership with Ali-cloud to build Edge-to-Cloud recipes.
  • Facilitate adoption
    • Mining use-cases & MVPs for vertical markets (retail, banking, health, energy, Industrial, etc.).
    • Grow ecosystem to bring more value to community members


Please fill out the form below if you raise to sponsor EdgeX challenge China 2022. If you would like to arrange a call to discuss the options, please email us at

Written confirmation for all EdgeX Challenge China 2022 sponsorship levels must be received by Jul 31st, 2022. However, we encourage you to secure your spot today as space is limited.


What happens if the event can’t be held in-person?
Due to COVID pandemic situation, we may need to pivot from an in-person event to a virtual one. We will provide a written notice to all participants if the transition to a virtual event is made. The final round will be live streamed on Bilibili, CSDN. We will take all necessary precautions to ensure the safety of those who attend the event in person. Given COVID pandemic situation, the type of participation may change.

What is your policy for sharing attendee information?
The Linux Foundation’s data protection and privacy policy is part of our general terms and conditions that all registrants must accept before they can complete their registration. This includes the registrant’s confirmation that they understand their data will be shared with the sponsor if they have their name badge scanned at an onsite sponsor booth or visit a sponsor’s virtual booth. All Linux Foundation events are GDPR compliant. For more information, please see The Linux Foundation’s Privacy Policy.

Who should I contact with further questions?
Please email to discuss sponsorship opportunities.


August 1, 2022
December 31, 2022
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