Explore the DNA of digital innovation

new.New Festival Countdown

See you from October 8–10, 2018


What to expect

Innovation Festival

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. The second edition is dedicated to an open discourse on artificial intelligence and its potential to reshape all sectors.

Festival Schedule

Stages, Exhibitions, Interaction

Stage time is exclusively reserved for mind-openers. Unconventional ideas, trail-blazing technologies, visionary scenarios, entrepreneurial tricks and tips. We’ve lined up a full roster of stellar, international speakers, moderators and coaches who will share innovative content and insights on revolutionary technologies and exponential trends shaping humanity and the future of business.



Be prepared for a unique melting pot of matches.  Join us and mingle with investors, startups, pioneers, students, digital experts, media and leading enterprises. You will find exactly the contacts you need to accelerate your business as well as gather inspiration from global trail-blazers. A place to meet without borders – bringing together the digital leaders of tomorrow.


Pre-Event: Panel Discussion

CODE_n and FAZ present: “Collaborating for change: seizing opportunities and disruptive megatrends”, a pre-event to the new.New Festival. Join Carsten Knop (FAZ), Dr. Thomas Rüdel (Kauz) and Claudio Martay (i2x) discussing about the waves of disruptive technologies on September, 12 in Frankfurt!

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This year’s CODE_n CONTEST “Intelligence X.0 – AI 4 industry and humans“ was looking for groundbreaking business models in the fields of Machine Intelligence, Beyond Reality and Cryptographic Trust. Meet the 50 most progressive startups and industry disruptors worldwide at the new.New Festival 2018. The winners are going to be announced at the climax of the new.New Festival, the Award Show on October 9, 2018.

Top 50 Startups

Stuttgart? Stuttgart!

Many things change, but one thing stays the same: Everything will be new at the new.New Festival! First and foremost, we’re proud to announce that this year’s festival will take place in Stuttgart – the hometown of CODE_n – at prestigious Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle.


Exclusive Group Specials

Innovation Package

>> 5x Festival Pass + 5x Day Pass

Executive Package

>> 5x Festival Pass  + 5x Day Pass + 2x VIP Festival Pass

Inspiration Journey

Personalized Guided Tour + 4x Festival Pass + 2x Day Pass

Partners 2018




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