QIVICON is an alliance of leading industrial enterprises in Germany and was initiated by Deutsche Telekom with the object of driving the topic of connected home and developing solutions for customers. Together with partners EnBW, EON, eQ-3, Miele and Samsung and other strong brands, we are developing an ecosystem that covers not only energy efficiency at home but also the areas of security, convenience and health. The first integrated offers will come to market on a multivendor platform in spring of 2013.
Complementary Knowledge. Sustained Success
Our partners are leading companies from the energy and IT sector. The reciprocal exchange of experience and knowledge forms the basis for the joint, sustained success with customers. The following companies are partners of GreenPocket:
Established in 2005, the Z-Wave Alliance is comprised of industry leaders throughout the globe that are dedicated to the development and extension of Z-Wave as the key enabling technology for 'smart' home and business applications. With more than 700 interoperable products certified and over 200 members, the Alliance represents the largest ecosystem of wireless control products in existence and the global, brand-recognized companies that bring these products and services to market.
ProSyst is a software vendor, offering the middleware for the Internet of Things (IoT). ProSyst´s roots are in the field of Java, OSGi and embedded software. ProSyst offers open standards based, modular and neutral software platforms for managing connected devices and implementing innovative cloud-based apps and services. ProSyst provides a complete range of products from device runtime stacks, tools and smart home SDKs to remote device management/ provisioning platforms and professional services.
Voltaris is an expert in metering operation, smart metering and energy data management services. As such it supports electricity network operators, suppliers, meter operators, larger industries and businesses. Using the GM-operator for device monitoring, work force management and WiM- processes as well as portal solutions for smart meter and smart home, they “provide the safest way from today to tomorrow”.
ZyXEL Deutschland GmbH is the subsidiary company of ZyXEL Communications Corporation, headquartered in Hsinchu, Taiwan, which is one of the world’s leading residential gateway provider. Our comprehensive Internet Protocol-based (IP) networking solutions include access multiplexers, customer premise equipment, Internet security and Wireless LAN equipment, enabling high-performance network services for SOHO, small to mid-sized businesses and service providers.
ZyXEL works closely with worldwide network equipment vendors, telecommunications companies, ISPs, and other major businesses.
Power Plus Communications AG, Mannheim, is a leading provider of Broadband Powerline communication (BPL) systems for Smart Metering and Smart Grids. Both Managing Directors Ingo Schönberg (CEO) and Eugen Mayer (COO) have led the company since its foundation in 2001. PPC's shareholders include Climate Change Capital Private Equity, Siemens Financial Services’ Venture Capital unit, the Venture Capital group of British Gas, PPC's Managing Directors and employees.
The Cologne University of Applied Sciences is the biggest University of Applied Sciences in Germany. More than 3,000 of the overall 20,000 students are matriculated at the faculty of Computer Science and Engineering Science located in Gummersbach. The Campus Gummersbach, as a research associate, has excellent relations to regional industry partners. The SPOTSeven work group headed by Prof. Bartz-Beielstein counts to the top research groups in the area of Computational Intelligence.
Grünspar is germany’s leading onlineshop concerning energy efficient hardware. Next to it’s B2C and B2B fractions, Grünspar is working on individual white lable software solutions for several energy suppliers throughout europe. Grünspar’s philosophy is simple and demanding: saving without sacrifice.
The GÖRLITZ-Gruppe is a market leading manufacturer of remotely readable meters and metering systems. More than 800 European customers use the hardware and software of the Koblenz-based company to record, transfer, capture and bill energy supplies and energy consumption.
KISTERS is a group of companies for information management in the area of energy, water and air resources. In the energy market, KISTERS supplies 700 utility companies in networking, distribution and trading with EDM and control systems, forecasting and resource deployment optimization. Today, KISTERS leads the market in EDM systems in Germany.
We create new online companies. As experienced web entrepreneurs, betafabrik develops ideas, organizes appropriate funding and sets up specialist teams to handle realization. The technical and creative pioneering role forms the benchmark for all our projects, and we regard exceptionally talented individuals from the technology scene as our partners.
Rheinland Venture Capital GmbH & Co KG (RVC) is a seed fund, launched by the regional savings bank Kreissparkasse Köln, the savings bank Sparkasse KölnBonn, NRW Bank, Georgieff Capital as well as private investors from the Rhineland region. The investment focus of RVC embraces companies from the Life Sciences and Medical Engineering sector, ICT and New Materials, as well as Micro and Nano Technology.