The structure presented here and the underlying objectives follow the resolution of the Smart City Wien Framework Strategy 2014. The adaptation to the updated version of the Smart City Wien Framework Strategy will follow shortly.

Innovation is the key to interlink the conservation of resources and high quality of living for all Viennese inhabitants. This contains the immense opportunity for Viennese enterprises and reserach institutes to develop new solutions and competencies in order to enhance Vienna’s reputation in the world and to increase revenues.

Objectives in the area Science and Research:

  • In 2030, Vienna is one of Europe’s top five research and innovation hubs.
  • Vienna is a magnet for top-flight international researchers and the research units of international corporations.
  • Vienna initiates large-scale mission-led research and innovation projects as a contribution to the socio-ecological transformation of the economy.
  • In Vienna, specific challenges relating to Smart City Wien are identified and resolved cooperatively by the municipal administration, higher education and research institutions, companies and end users.

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