Corporate Partnership

Business Matchmaking
Disruptive Innovation
Venture Development

As one of Germany's leading drivers of digital innovation, our mission is help navigate your path through the complexity of IoT and blockchain – creating, building, and scaling future business models.

Our “Time Machine Approach” is your new DNA for market-driven corporate innovation.
Combine your domain expertise and market access with our technical and company-building expertise to transform your idea into an independent venture.

Innovate with us – create a joint venture and become part of NBT’s vast IoT-ecosystem.

NBT Triple-3 Innovation Process
Disrupt with speed. Discuss your business idea with us to find a strategic fit for Internet of Services (IoT) and Blockchain, and transform how you do business.
Future-proof your solution. We determine feasibility of your concept for our Venture Design Process, where we create and test MVPs to validate ideas with exceptional speed.
Engineer systematically. Blend technological mastery, entrepreneurial talent, and convergent approaches to rapidly develop and scale an IoT venture into a mature company.

Guiding IoT Innovation

IoT Analytics created a panorama of external innovation options for companies looking to transform with IoT. Use the Guide to IoT Innovation to learn how you can benefit from end-to-end IoT innovation through company building, close the tech skill gap in IoT quickly, and leverage NBT to go-to-market faster with your IoT business case.


Unprecedented go-to-market speed

End-to-end innovation

Mitigated risks through co-development

IoT offers detailed breakdowns on soil and crop quality as well as real-time insights, supporting on-demand crop management for more precise crop yield prediction.
IoT in healthcare advances patient monitoring, integrates medical devices, and improves hospital management for patient-centric outcomes in a more economically feasible system.
IoT real-time monitoring enables housing and commercial real estate companies to monitor utilization and health of properties and buildings, enabling service-led business models.
Increasing sensor input resolution means unprecedented security models. With blockchain, this opens new business models and services like real-time monitoring and risk analysis.
Trading and negotiation of energy consumption and prices by autonomous devices – through blockchain-based smart contracts – creates radically new markets of the future.
Connected industrial applications of IoT increase overall efficiency, using monitoring and automated adjustments to minimize waste and maximize high-quality output.
As utilization of consumer devices and general usage patterns become accessible, service-based business models emerge – combining blockchain and IoT to reach new markets.
Decentralized and transparent blockchain technology impacts finance, government, and healthcare – building trust, reducing costs, and accelerating transactions.
Revolutionizing track & trace and fleet management efficiency through real-time data analysis and responsive feedback opens markets beyond transportation and logistics.
Created by Germany’s Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, the "Digital Hub Initiative" concentrates digital expertise in 12 national hubs. As the officially recognized IoT Hub, NBT guides companies on the path towards digital transformation with our IoT, blockchain, and business acumen – nationally and internationally.