Explore the DNA of Innovation

The new.New Festival celebrates innovation by bringing together everyone who is substantially passionate about tech and entrepreneurship – and embraces the chances of digital transformation.

CODE_n new.New Festival

October 08–10, 2018 @Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle Stuttgart, Germany

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Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

"The young pioneers of IT"

German Newspaper

Intelligence X.0 – AI 4 industry and humans

In 2018 the new.New Festival offers you the chance to learn more about cutting-edge and future technologies and the business models based on them. Be prepared for a deep dive into groundbreaking business models built on pioneering innovations. Here are the fields of focus:


Machine Intelligence

In Machine Intelligence we focus not only on robotics, but also look at technologies such as machine learning, deep learning, neural networks, and natural-language processing.

Beyond Reality

Beyond Reality is related to virtual, augmented, and mixed reality as well as digital twins.

Cryptographic Trust

Rounding out the field of digital trends, Cryptographic Trust is all about blockchain and its various areas of application, edge computing, and cybersecurity.
October 8–10, 2018 @Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle Stuttgart, Germany

CODE_n new.New Festival

PILLARS of the new.New Festival



50 handpicked startups, qualified by a top-notch jury, invited to present their outstanding business models in the means of digital pioneering.


Stage time is exclusively reserved for mind-openers: Unconventional ideas, trailblazing technologies, visionary scenarios, entrepreneurial tricks and tips.


An area designed to serve as a communication platform. A place to meet without borders and on an eye level.


Participate in the corresponding further festival program, get in touch with likeminded people, share experiences, and receive the right impulses to take home.


Don’t miss out on the exciting side events. A variety of formats – workshops, meetups, guided tours, and breakout sessions – bring the festival to life!


Together with our partners we make sure to cover our participants’ needs. Choose from a variety of satellite events, concerts, pubs, after-work activities etc.


Get the full new.New experience thanks to our 3-day passes or visit the event with a single-day pass.
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Speakers 2018 will be announced soon! Meanwhile, take a look at the Speakers of 2016:


Dr. Henning Beck

Dr. Henning Beck

Neuroscientist and Author

Ulrich Dietz

Ulrich Dietz

Initiator of CODE_n and CEO | GFT Technologies SE

Maks Giordano

Maks Giordano

Digital Strategist & Senior Expert | Wired Consulting

Christoph Keese

Christoph Keese

Executive Vice President | Axel Springer SE

Marika Lulay

Marika Lulay

Chief Operating Officer | GFT Technologies SE

Winfried Kretschmann

Winfried Kretschmann

Minister-President of Baden-Württemberg

Dr.-Ing. Peter Leibinger

Dr.-Ing. Peter Leibinger

Managing Partner & President Laser and Electronics Division | TRUMPF GmbH + Co. KG

Martina Merz

Martina Merz

Non-Executive Director in companies listed in Sweden, Belgium and Germany

Armin Pohl

Armin Pohl

CEO | Mackevision Medien Design GmbH

Frank Riemensperger

Frank Riemensperger

Senior Managing Director (Germany, Switzerland, Austria) | Accenture

Hannes Sjoblad

Hannes Sjoblad

Founder of BioNyfiken

Prof. Ulrich Weinberg

Prof. Ulrich Weinberg

Director School of Design Thinking | Hasso-Plattner-Institut












With each of our events the lively CODE_n Community grew. Strangers became friends. Ideas were transformed into products. Lone fighters found their team. Competitors joined forces. Outstanding business models earned their stage. Capital was raised, the media amazed. Feel the true spirit of innovation. Become ‘infected’ by passionate entrepreneurs and digital pioneers. Innovate. Disrupt. Participate. Yourself! We are looking forward to welcome you at the new.New Festival 2018.

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