Symonics GmbH

Symonics GmbH develops and operates innovative and customized communication solutions. Symonics was founded in 2012. It is a spin-off of the Eberhardt Karls University of Tübingen.

Our leading expertise is based on the development of the award-winning web conferencing service Symonics Meeting and the standardization of the audio codec Opus. Opus is now used worldwide in smartphones and all WebRTC-enabled web browsers.

Based on our experience, we tailor communication services that fit ideally into your work processes, making your workforce more productive.

Dr.-Ing. Christian Hoene

Dr.-Ing. Christian Hoene


Christian Hoene is founder and director of Symonics GmbH. He has a passion for high-quality communication solutions. He built his first telephone switch at the age of 20. Since then, he has won numerous awards for his contributions to communication innovations.

Michael Konrad

Michael Konrad

Business Development

Michael Konrad has IPMA and GMP certification, was an interim manager for product development and cooperation, and has been long-standing head of product management and strategic marketing manager in telecommunications.
He is musician, producer and sound studio owner.

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award-gi September 2014: Innovation and Entrepreneurship Award by the German Informatics Society (Gesellschaft für Informatik e. V.)

award-ihk  June 2012: Best formation at the third Neckaralb Summit by the Chamber of Industry and Commerce (IHK) Reutlingen, Tübingen, Zollernalb

award-weconomy  June 2012: Weconomy Award by Handelsblatt and Wissensfabrik

award-kmuinnovativ  March 2012 : Start-up contest at IKT Innovativ

award-bwcon April 2011: bwcon “Best Business Idea” Award

award-exist April 2011: BMWi EXIST research transfer