SCIENCE: What is/gets important? Status quo & challenges!


The IFM analyzes and keeps contact to 500 of the wealthiest companies in DE/CH/AT/IT/ES/TR. We make sure to base our research on real life problems.


The IFM's research concentrates on the stats of the size of facility services (FS): Value added, turnover, number of employees, ...

More info here.

The size of the European FM sector pdf 1 MB

Digital Transformation of RE/FM

Contact person: DI Lisa Thrainer

  • Technology scout
  • Data base +1000 use cases
  • Emerging technologies (IoT, Big Data, AI, Analytics) 
  • Impact building

Contact person: DI Lisa Thrainer

Municipal FM (Click for more info)

Contact person: Prof. Dr. Alexander Redlein




  • Smart building (tech) of the future
  • Building/Internet/Tech
  • Building Tech: HVAC, plumbing, electricity
  • Sensoring: Blockchain, Big Data, Machine Learning