CODE_n is a leading cross-industry cross-culture innovation platform and hub for digital pioneers and visionaries that enriches its network with creative events. We question the conditions and characteristics of creativity, innovation and pioneering spirit. CODE_n fosters creativity for digital innovations in every aspect of life and provide a stage for new business models and digital trends, enriched by an international network of startups and corporations, connecting entrepreneurs, ambitious business founders and established companies. Further, CODE_n is the responsible body for the Future Industries Hub Stuttgart.

Supporting a self-determined and sustainable approach to digital pioneering, we accelerate brains and businesses and guide them into the future.

CODE_n SPACES Workshop Room


INNOVATION CAMPUS FOR DIGITAL PIONEERS. Created by internationally renowned designers, the CODE_n SPACES are a unique location fostering an inspiring, creative atmosphere. Whether as a permanent resident in our offices or as a guest in our meeting rooms, join us and bring your innovation initiatives to life.

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MAKE THE CHANGE. Which impact does the digital transformation have on your business? Which are the first steps to be taken? Become a member of the CODE_n innovation hub and get the unique opportunity to accelerate your innovation development projects, position yourself as a key partner for pioneering startups as well as a leading player in the digital innovation scene.

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MEET WITH THE DIGITAL AVANTGARDE. We offer a variety of formats for you to explore. Aside from hosting meetups at our HQ, we organize extraordinary workshop series and working sessions based on hot topics and transformation trends such as employer branding or smart manufacturing.

Our standard? Learning something new, networking and having fun in a modern, inspiring atmosphere.

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is an EXCELLENT NETWORK made up of the current and former residents and the CODE_n alumni. Many successful companies have their roots at CODE_n and remain connected. Here, memories and ideas are shared, know-how and jobs are conveyed. Bright minds in a classy not exclusive exchange.

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CODE_n Community, CODE_n Residents, Events, Spaces, Dev Day, Flip, aucobo

CODE_n Team

Christian Lorenz, Managing Director, CODE_n, innovation, startup
Christian Lorenz | Managing Partner

Christian originally is a musician and manager of arts and culture. Born in Berlin he was trained at the Music Academy of Frankfurt/Main as a teacher and orchestra conductor. He worked at several theatres and at the international Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival before he was appointed artistic director in Konstanz and later Stuttgart. As artistic director of the Beethoven Anniversary Society in Bonn he designed the official German program for the Beethoven Jubilee 2020. He questions the conditions of inspiration and creativity and is enthusiastic about bringing together people with different backgrounds. Since 2020 is in charge at CODE_n.

Britta Herrmann, Customer Relation Manager, CODE_n, startup, innovation
Britta Herrmann | Customer Relation Manager

Once having made the first big step to enter our ecosystem by joining CODE_n as a corporate partner, Britta will be your main point of contact. With a comprehensive business knowledge and strong organizational skills, she ensures the holistic execution of our partnerships and assists you in accelerating your innovation activities. Skills aside, Britta has a bubbly personality and is well-known for always seeking a way to spread optimism in the office.

Stefanie Kilian, Office- and Innovation SPACES Manager, CODE_n, innovation, startup
Stefanie Kilian | Office- & Innovation SPACES Manager

When you arrive at our CODE_n SPACES, Steffi will be your person of contact for all administrative and organizational needs and daily requests. As the Office- and SPACES Manager, she is in the center of all CODE_n operations and responsible for the daily running of the office. With her professional background in tourism and business event management and her sense for details, strong coordination skills, and caring personality, Steffi makes sure that you feel “at home” in our SPACES.

Stefanie Sobola, Digital Marketing and Project Manager de:hub, CODE_n, startups, innovation
Stefanie Sobola | Digital Marketing & Project Manager de:hub

As a creative thinker, keen writer passionate about digital trends and innovation, and Digital Humanities’ alumna, Steffi is invested in bringing her marketing expertise and keen eye for graphic design to CODE_n. She relishes original storytelling ideas and imaginative content as well as animating the CODE_n community on all social media channels. Additionally, she supports the future industries hub Stuttgart, funded by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, which fosters digital innovation in Germany. With her lighthearted nature and focused work ethic, Steffi is a positive force to be around.

Pascal Renz, CODE_n, Digitalisierung, Industrie 4.0
Pascal Renz | Innovation Project Manager de:hub

Pascal is our Innovation Project Manager at CODE_n and is currently responsible for #DigiTourBW. Pascal gained his experience mainly through national and international competitions, his own startup, working in an IT environment as well as developing business models for digital platform innovations for a large automotive supplier. As a product designer and innovation manager, Pascal is especially passionate about topics surrounding design, innovation and entrepreneurship.

Celine Bambach, CODE_n, Startup, Innovation, Industrie 4.0
Celine Bambach | Intern Communications + Community de:hub

As the newest member of CODE_n, Celine enriches the team with new ideas regarding the CODE_ Innovation SPACES and marketing. She is responsible for graphic design and community events. Celine gained her experiences as the chairwoman of a startup and while working in marketing for an international company based in the Netherlands.

Codey | Hub Dog

Born and raised in an art class of a Stuttgart grammar school. Cheerful and charming partner at all CODE_n events, perfect partner in difficult discussions, intimidating guard dog, yet calm and taciturn at the same time. The perfect partner in crime, dedicated to making your day pawsome! Always content, low maintenance, and zero emission.

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