The following partners support the 5D-initiative’s vision and collaborate with the 5D-initiative to create the necessary preconditions in the construction industry that will enable our industry to phase-in a model-based way of working.


Research institutes


Autodesk provides proven 3D design, engineering, and entertainment software to millions of professionals around the world who use our portfolio of products to solve their design, business, and environmental challenges.


Bentley is the global leader dedicated to providing architects, engineers, constructors, and owner-operators with comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure.

BIM Forum

The BIMForum's mission is to facilitate and accelerate the adoption of building information modeling (BIM) in the AEC industry.


Leading provider of BIM-based platform for construction project control and facility information management throughout the life cycle.


ENCORD is Europe’s forum for industry-led research, development and innovation in the construction sector. Our members are leading construction companies and suppliers from all over Europe.


Faculty of civil engineering / 5D research department


Nemetschek is a leading global software provider for the Architecture, Engineering and Construction market (AEC). Headquartered in Munich, Germany with a clear focuses on innovations such as Open Building Information Modeling (Open BIM) for the AEC market of tomorrow.


Integrated 5D BIM software for all phases of the construction project.


Siemens PLM Software provides interoperable software solutions for the building and construction industry including PLM, CAD/CAM/CAE, document, process and information management. For more information visit our website >>