Digitising the Housing Industry, Together

Our goal is to drive the digitisation of the housing industry through innovative solutions. Become part of our strong network and support us in making living and working in buildings more sustainable.

R&D-Partner

degewo netzWerk GmbH is a specialist for digital infrastructures and modern measurement services. It is a subsidiary of degewo, Berlin’s leading housing construction company. metr and degewo netzWerk GmbH are collaborating through a research & development partnership on the development of a multifunctional, cross-manufacturer and cross-sector gateway, as well as on three digital applications in the field of Smart Buildings.

Together, metr and ServiceHaus Service-GmbH are working on efficient, smart building solutions and new digital services in the field of Big Data and the Internet of Things (IoT). ServiceHaus is a subsidiary of GBG Mannheim, the largest municipal housing association in Baden-Württemberg. ServiceHaus is a shareholder in metr.

Service Partner

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The partnership with ELMATIC complements our service portfolio and enables us to offer our customers even more comprehensive solutions. Our cooperation partner ELMATIC takes over the installation, maintenance and interference suppression of the metr solutions in the buildings on site. With its locations throughout Germany, the company ensures prompt order execution and fast reaction times in the event of a fault.

The Funk Group is Germany’s largest owner-managed, independent insurance broker and risk consultant. For property owners, Funk and metr make the perfect match, as our solutions can reduce the risk of damage to building fabric and technical building equipment through remote monitoring in real time. With Funk, we have a strong partner with decades of comprehensive expertise in insurance and risk management at our side.

Technology Partner

DIT GmbH sees itself as a digitalizer of the German housing industry. Its core product is a tenant app for medium-sized and large housing construction companies and property management companies. Vonovia is one of its customers. Together with DIT, we provide our joint customers with the data for consumption information during the year.
EINHUNDERT Energie GmbH is a digital service partner for scalable tenant electricity. With the help of software and standardized process services, EINHUNDERT supports real estate companies and energy service providers in the rollout of tenant electricity.
Together with EINHUNDERT, we provide our joint customers and their tenants with data for consumption information during the year, including electricity consumption.
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EMnify’s IoT & M2M Connectivity Management Platform enables companies to connect devices worldwide, manage implementations and control products and services. With the help of EMnify we are able to provide our customers with IoT solutions that are scalable and secure. Especially the multi-provider capability ensures a stable connection between our gateways and our building management platform.

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Lansen Systems AB is a European hardware provider focused on submetering and wireless solutions. Repeaters and sensors from Lansen are used in metr solutions. Due to the close coordination between metr and Lansen, the production and installation processes interlock seamlessly.
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gruenwald electronic GmbH is an innovative EMS service provider focused on the assembly of electronic modules using state-of-the-art production technology. gruenwald is metr’s reliable partner for the production of multifunctional m-gates.

Gwadriga is a full-service provider for the handling of Smart Meter Gateway administration and measurement data management. With Gwadriga, metr tests the data flows of the metr gateway with a Smart Meter Gateway via a CLS interface.

KIWI is the market leader for digital locking systems for the German housing industry. Access rights are assigned on the computer, doors and gates are opened with smartphone and transponder instead of metal keys. The metr dashboard is linked to the digital locking system: metr customers can thus read the online status of all KIWI doors in the dashboard.

eddi24 is an innovative company that sets new standards in the billing of heating and ancillary costs. The solution from eddi24 complements metr’s submetering solution with a billing module.

CETECOM is a globally active, independent testing and certification service provider. CETECOM provides regulatory and development testing services and performs the safety certification of the metr m-gates.
Building Minds – The ESG platform with a Plus. The integrated SaaS cloud platform provides comprehensive sustainability reporting, benchmarking and retrofit scenario analytics with just a few clicks. Innovative technologies enable seamless data integration from diverse sources and visualization in intuitive dashboards. Giving real estate owners and managers the means to offer multiple additional use cases like Strategic Location Management, Building Operations and Space Optimization or Wellbeing Management.Together with Building Minds, metr is expanding its range of services for the housing industry to include comprehensive ESG reporting.
Deutsche Telekom AG is Europe’s largest telecommunications company. metr uses the Open Telekom Cloud for its solutions and is a participant in Deutsche Telekom’s TechBoost Startup Programme.

Investors & Funding

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Next Big Thing AG (NBT) is the leading venture studio and early-stage investment company for the Machine Economy that co-founds deep-tech ventures with aspiring founders to deliver real-world impact. As a shareholder, Next Big Thing AG supports metr with mentoring, financing and engineering know-how.
EFRE
metr is supported by ProFIT project funding and by funds from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). In the project “Digital solutions for the IoT backbone of the housing industry”, metr will develop more efficient, secure and sustainable solutions for the technical management of buildings.

metr is a participant in Deutsche Telekom’s TechBoost Startup Program and receives a credit balance of 100,000 euros for the Open Telekom Cloud. The Open Telekom Cloud is a public IaaS product of Deutsche Telekom, managed by T-Systems.

Tombstone

metr is a participant in the KPMG Venture Matching Smart City Program*. The program offers practical workshops with experts and gives participating start-ups access to the KMPG network.

*The Venture Matching program is a platform for start-up coaching and liaison; it does not include audit, assurance, due diligence or other services that require KPMG’s assessment of the participant’s financial information or other quality criteria.

Associations

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metr is a member of the ZIA. The German Property Federation (ZIA) is the leading umbrella association for the property sector. ZIA provides comprehensive, unified representation for the interests of the real estate sector in all its diversity at both national and European level, including as a member of the Federation of German Industries (BDI) and the German Economic Institute (IW).
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metr is a member of the Get Started Initiative of Bitkom. Bitkom is the digital association of Germany. Founded in 1999, today it represents more than 2,700 companies in the digital economy, among them well over 1,000 medium-sized companies, over 500 startups and almost all global players. Bitkom and is strongly committed to the digitalization of business, society and administration.

metr is part of the Green with IT initiative. The aim of the network is to provide qualified expertise from the building, housing, energy and heating industries, information and communication technology and IT security. This should contribute to the development of new innovations, to the further need for research and to the opening up of new markets for IT-supported applications and mobile applications.

metr is a member of the German PropTech Initiative e. V. The GPTI brings together representatives of the German PropTech scene and offers them a public platform. With a combination of networking and media attention, the association aims to increase the awareness of digital business models in the real estate industry.

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metr participated in the sample survey conducted by the Stifterverband on research and development (R&D) in German industry in spring 2020. The Stifterverband is the joint initiative of companies and foundations which is the only one to provide holistic advice, networking and support in the fields of education, science and innovation. The R&D data collected on behalf of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research serve the Federal Government as an important basis for the further development of its economic, innovation and technology policy.

metr is a member of the DigiWoh Competence Centre Digitalisation of the Housing Industry. The DigiWoh Competence Centre Digitalisation is an association founded by housing companies. Its goal is to accelerate digitisation in the housing and real estate industry.