Secure collaboration for government.

Element is a combined secure messenger and collaboration tool. It scales to support millions of users for nationwide collaboration. Bringing government, public sector organisations, businesses and citizens together in real time.

  • Open standard collaboration for federated networks
  • End-to-end encrypted collaboration and messaging
  • Unlimited licence-free secure connections
  • Digital sovereignty for each participating organisation
  • Deploy on-premise or in the cloud
  • Open source and open standard

Element and the French government build Tchap.

Discover how the French Government introduced federated, digital sovereign messaging and collaboration for more than 300,000 French civil servants.

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Joined-up government.

Element and the open standard Matrix protocol enable government-wide, national scale federated networks. Connect the entire public sector, its partner organisations and citizens.

Federated networks for millions.

A Governmental Matrix network diagram, showing federated networks.

Trusted by governments around the world.

"Element gives us messaging and collaboration that is secure, and contains the right feature set for 300,000 public administration users. Matrix is technically advanced, proven and mature."

— Jérôme Ploquin, DINUM

BWI

BWI
Germany's Bundeswehr use Element for secure communications

Dinum

DINUM
Element partners with the French government to support 300K users.

Texas Division of Emergency Management

TDEM
Secure communications for disaster recovery situations.

Dataport

Dataport
Large scale public office and education communications for Schleswig-Holstein.

Unique functionality.

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Digital sovereignty

End-to-end encrypted

Open standard for federated networks

On-premise or cloud

Open source

Germany’s healthcare system adopts Matrix.

With the TI-Messenger, gematik is creating a nationwide decentralised private communication network - based on Matrix - to support potentially more than 150,000 healthcare organisations within Germany’s national healthcare system.

Digital sovereignty and encryption.

Every participating organisation is able to self-host, ensuring it has complete ownership and control of its data.


Default end-to-end encryption ensures communication stays private between validated participants, protecting sensitive data as it travels through joined up government and frontline services.

Interoperability

Element interoperates with all other Matrix-based services and can be bridged into traditional apps such as Microsoft Teams, Slack, Signal, Telegram and WhatsApp.

Open source

Element and Matrix are committed to open source. Nationwide deployments can build on licence-free software, with the freedom to extend, customise and contribute.

Looking for consulting?

Led by the team that developed the Matrix open standard, Element Consulting provides strategic and technical planning for federated global, regional and national Matrix-based platforms.

Matrix is an open network for secure, decentralised communication, connecting 40M+ users over 75K+ deployments.

Governed by The Matrix.org Foundation, the Matrix protocol is an open standard with open source implementations, supporting a vibrant developer ecosystem. Element was founded by the team behind Matrix as a way to bring it to the mainstream.

Open source

Element is incredibly proud to build in the open, sharing almost all of our own code with everyone.