Techlink Challenge 2020

Conducted Successfully

About Techlink Challenge 2020

European and Israeli companies, with Smart Sensing Technologies relevant for Smart Home and Appliances, are invited to apply and submit their applications. We welcome entrepreneurs in idea or research stage as well as companies with MVP or mature products, to challenge us with new and innovative applications and solutions. Relevant applications will be reviewed and evaluated by Haier's experts. The 10 best applicants will present their technologies to a jury panel of Haier's experts.

Pitching event conducted successfully with 9 startups from 6 countries virtually presented their Smart Home technologies in front of 9 Haier Jury members from 4 countries.

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About The Haier Group

Haier Smart Home is the leading global home appliances and consumer electronics company headquartered in Qingdao, China. With eight global brands – Haier, GE Appliances, Candy, Hoover, Fisher & Paykel, Aqua, Casarte and Leader - Haier designs, develops, manufactures and sells smart home appliances including refrigerators, air conditioners, washing machines, ovens, water heaters, and small domestic appliances.


Techlink Challenge 2020 pitch event

Applications Date Extended

End of 1st. batch applications

Techlink Challenge Launched


In addition to the opportunity of implementing your idea with Haier Smart Products, the best 10 applications will receive fully sponsored visits* (travel and accommodation expenses will be paid by Haier) to Haier’s global headquarters in Qingdao, China, where you will have the opportunity to meet your counterparts at Haier’s global product lines. The visit will take place during Haier’s annual Global R&D Summit in March 2021.

Business / Technical Evaluation
 Cooperation Opportunities      
  Investment / Sales Potential

*Visit subject to Covid-19 Health Regulations.

Boost and Inspire Haier’s technologies with your Innovation

  • AI relevant to home appliances
  • Sensors. Smart Sensing innovations
  • Image recognition
  • Voice Recognition
  • Gesture recognition
  • Noise / Vibration reduction
  • Small domestic appliances

  • * We are open for additional solutions.
  • Smart scenarios for the kitchen
  • Smart kitchen/cooking
  • Food safety & freshness
  • Smart Materials
  • Disinfection & sterilization

  • * We are open for additional solutions.

  • Smart scenarios for bathroom
  • Air quality
  • Air purification
  • Air conditioning, circulation
  • Air heating & cooling
  • Fast clothes drying
  • Innovations in Cloth-care
  • Waterless washing
  • Laundry folding & ironing
  • Domestic Water Quality

  • * We are open for additional solutions.

Application Form

Priority will be given to mature technologies, but we are open to evaluate also Idea, Research, MVPs and early stage startups in Israel and Europe.

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