Intelligence X.0 – AI 4 industry and humans

The race is on: We’re happy to announce the start of the 6th global CODE_n startup competition! CODE_n is looking for groundbreaking business models and use cases based on pioneering technologies. This year’s CONTEST, “Intelligence X.0 – AI 4 industry and humans,” will spotlight the 50 most progressive startups and industry disruptors worldwide.

Gamechangers are wanted in the following categories:

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 is related to virtual, augmented, and mixed reality as well as digital twins.
Rounding out the field of digital trends, Cryptographic Trust is all about blockchain and its various areas of application, edge computing, and cybersecurity.

Application is open until May 13, 2018!

Who can apply? The 2018 CODE_n CONTEST is looking for the most exciting founders and companies who are endeavoring to lead the charge of digital transformation through pioneering technologies in the categories of Machine Intelligence, Beyond Reality, and Cryptographic Trust. Only companies founded in 2013 or later are eligible to apply.
What’s in it for you – in a nutshell:


_Grand total of €30,000 in prize money
_Win the prestigious CODE_n Award
_Receive free exhibition space at the extraordinary CODE_n event for three days
_Present your unique business concept to new customers, partners, investors, and the press
_Gain access to industry leaders and hidden champions and create potential partnerships
_Participate in matchmaking and get discovered
_Join the CODE_n Community, consisting of 252 CONTEST Alumni, high-profile corporations, and digital pioneers

Important dates

_Start of application phase: March 6, 2018 
_Deadline for submissions: May 13, 2018
_Announcement of the 50 finalists: June 2018
_CODE_n new.New Festival: October 8-10, 2018

For details on the application procedure and background information on the CODE_n CONTEST, please see the FAQs.

Do you have questions? Drop us a line:

JURY 2016

Volkhard Bregulla

Volkhard Bregulla


Martina Merz

Martina Merz



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