Lucie Montel is the MD of Maschinenraum, a community bringing together startups and established industrial companies working on deeptech and the Internet of Things. Prior to Maschinenraum, Lucie held different roles building startup communities in Berlin, notably at startup coworking space The Place (ex-Rainmaking Loft) and Germany’s largest startup campus Factory Berlin. An Economics & International Relations Masters graduate, she started her career advising foreign high-tech companies to initiate R&D partnerships with research labs and academia, in her home country, France. Lucie is a big believer in – and advocate for – being authentic, giving first, and engineering serendipity.


Skill set:

Business strategy

Team management


Community building