CODE_n is looking for groundbreaking business models and use cases based on pioneering technologies. This year’s CONTEST, “Intelligence X.0,” will spotlight the 50 most progressive startups and industry disruptors worldwide.

The 50 CODE_n CONTEST finalists receive the chance to introduce their companies to the attendees of the CODE_n new.New Festival, which will be held from October 8 to 10, 2018 in Stuttgart, Germany’s stronghold of industry. This represents a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to showcase their innovative business concepts for a global audience. The winners of the CODE_n Awards will be announced at the event during a spectacular live ceremony, where they will receive prize money up to €30,000.

What’s in it for you – in a nutshell:

  • Grand total of €30,000 of 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 explore potential partnerships
  • Participate in matchmaking and get discovered
  • Join the CODE_n Community consisting of 252 CONTEST Alumni, high-profile corporations, and digital pioneers

Gamechangers wanted in the following fields:

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.

We are looking for startups that:

  • Were founded in or after 2013
  • Can show proof of concept
  • Have a digital business model driven by the abovementioned technologies

Dateline for submission: May 13, 2018


Illustration Photo: Virtual reality at Oculus Connect 2018 (OC4) in San Jose, CA, USA (credits: San José Public Library / Flickr Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-SA 2.0))

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