Solution / Technology: element

Key Facts

Free / Open Source
Source code addess
Commercial support available
Commercial support on open source version
Info on commercial support


Element lets you choose where your messages are stored, putting you in control of your data

Success Cases

The French Government: "France embraces Matrix to build Tchap."

Recent years have seen a step-change in French politics. An unprecedented modernisation agenda has created new ways of working for government officials and civil servants.

The University of Innsbruck: "Safe, inclusive communications for the University of Innsbruck"

Keen to support its vibrant learning culture, the university wanted to introduce a real time messaging system. “Email was proving slow and cumbersome, particularly for those operating from smartphones and tablets. Meanwhile unmanaged consumer-grade messaging apps created a fractured community, spread across siloed apps, and risked sensitive data,” says Katharina Köhle, Project Manager, IT Services.

Bundeswehr: "The Bundeswehr builds on Matrix"

Simple real time communication via messaging services - popularised by consumer offerings such as WhatsApp, Signal and Telegram – is a challenge in the public sector, especially when it comes to national security.

Handmade Seattle: "Handmade Seattle uses Element Matrix Services as pop-up hallways, water coolers and coffee shops"

The first Handmade Seattle, in 2019, was an in-person event to bring together leading experts on game engines, kernels, drivers, compilers and other systems programming. It hosted 300 people - mainly from the Seattle area and the states -who were able to share their expertise, technical insights and enthusiasm.

Web Site


New Vector
Year founded


  • 14 Turnham Green Terrace, Chiswick, - uk