Support of the city

Berlin Partner for Business and Technology

Berlin Partner is the official economic development agency of the city of Berlin and the first port of call for companies in Berlin seeking tailored support in selecting Berlin as their new location and during the starting-up phase. The service packages pool information, services and contacts in terms of location, funding programmes for investment and innovation, and talents and skilled specialists. Berlin Partner experts and service partners provide active and competent support at no cost to you. You can therefore focus on your business and on the success of your company here in Berlin.

The FinTech Hub

The fintech hub “H:32” is an open house for anyone interested in the digitalization of finance. It is a place where international investors, banks, insurance providers and fintechs can meet, work and learn from one another.

What does H:32 offer:

  • Single or team office space, on a total area of 12.000 m² 
  • flexible renting of desks and office space
  • different sizes of conference rooms 
  • modern Interior
  • representative reception and lounge area
  • roof terrace and community areas
  • a selection of drinks and food
  • parking 

Business Services: 

  • IT-Service 
  • Reception Service 
  • weekly sports programme
  • Meet Ups and Events

The IoT Hub

The IoT Hub offers multiple access points to innovation.

Factory Berlin membership includes entry to our two Berlin locations, 800+ events per year, startup programs and content, and most importantly access a community of ambitious and entrepreneurially minded people with a global mindset.

NBT co-hosts hackathons, workshops, meetups, and innovative sessions to advance new technologies. They drive up creativity in ideating, developing, manufacturing, and implementing IoT solutions.

The NBT Ecosystem unites experts and influential organizations shaping the Internet of Services through technological innovation.

Berlin Center for Digital Transformation – Center for IoT
Implement the future of the Internet of Things today - Explore, develop and test IoT

We explain and demonstrate IoT technologies and solutions, we develop complex and innovative IoT applications and support testing and integration of IoT systems.

The Transfer Center IoT is leveraging 30 years of experience of the Fraunhofer Institute FOKUS in the field of digital networking. With our tools and test environments from the network and platform level to the data analytics and application level, we develop tailor-made solutions for startups as well as for small and large enterprises.

Application domains such as industry 4.0, smart energy, smart cities, healthcare as well as transportation benefit from our offerings as follows:

  • Our IoT showrooms invite users and solution providers to explore our various IoT-solutions and applications. With its training modules and consulting services, the center offers fast and comprehensive entrance into the world of IoT.
  • Within the IoT test center interoperability, conformance, stress and safety tests are designed and can be conducted in an automated fashion.
  • Within the IoT lab even the most challenging and demanding solutions are designed, developed and integrated tailored to the requirements of our clients.

Within the IoT Transfer Center, start-ups, small and large businesses can benefit from training, consulting, designing, developing and testing expertise and laboratories, thus minimizing time-to-market and ensuring smooth and successful digital transformation. For this purpose, we offer maturity assessments, requirements analyses, strategy development, quality assurance, interoperability, load and safety tests as well as integration services realizing pilots and prototypes.

The IoT Transfer Center has a wide range of communication technologies, including devices and cyber-physical systems (CPS) used in Industry 4.0 (production and logistics), transport, smart cities, public spaces and energy and healthcare sectors. Fog-, edge- and cloud-based machine-to-machine communication platforms, identity management systems, blockchain infrastructures, as well as various data analytics solutions are available for data aggregation and knowledge extraction. The IoT transfer center offers standards-based 5G, TSN, LPWAN technologies, M2M, IoT, blockchain platforms, fog-, edge-, and cloud-platforms, semantic stream analytics, complex event processing, video analytics, machine learning - and AI systems, implement state-of-the-art IoT solutions quickly and cost-effectively