Partners of Smart City Summit
"We want Vienna to be climate-neutral by 2040. This ambitious goal can only be achieved if all city departments and utilities, researchers, entrepreneurs and all Viennese citizens contribute. We want to be inspired by the best ideas from all over the world to find the best way for Vienna to remain one of the best cities in the world."
Peter Hanke, Executive City Councillor of Finance, Business, Labour, International Affairs and Vienna Public Utilities, City of Vienna
"Not only should Vienna remain the most liveable city in the world, but also reach CO2-neutrality by 2040. To achieve this, we need immediate innovative solutions: At Wiener Stadtwerke we are working on combining Vienna's excellent public transport system with individual mobility options as well as rethinking the provision of energy. At the Smart City Summit 2021 we aim to find new ways for shaping the city of the future together. "
Martin Krajcsir, CEO, Wiener Stadtwerke
"Metropolises are confronted with diverse tasks and challenges. To shape the city of the future, it is important to exchange ideas and innovations in order to make new knowledge available to Vienna. As Wien Holding we ensure that Vienna remains the most liveable city in the world for future generations. That's why we support the Smart City Summit."
Sigrid Oblak, CEO, Wien Holding
"With our work at Aspern Smart City Research we contribute to a robust, renewable urban energy system. We all want to breathe clean air where we live and work and we have to set a good example regionally. Our innovative energy concepts provide sustainable benefits for the city and its residents, in terms of a higher quality of life for everyone."
Robert Grüneis, CEO, Aspern Smart City Research
"More than 9,000 companies are working on innovative solutions for cities in Vienna. They are particularly important for Vienna as a business location because they create value and employment and at the same time contribute to making Vienna an international hotspot for sustainable solutions."
Gerhard Hirczi, Managing Director, Vienna Business Agency
"Cities are complex systems. It takes the interaction of many actors to find the right answers to urbanisation and the climate crisis. With the Smart City Summit, we want to facilitate the co-creation of smart solutions across national and sectoral borders."
Eva Czernohorszky, Head of Technology Services, Vienna Business Agency
The “Fit for Future” project contributes to the development of applied research and innovation activities in Vienna, promoting cooperation and inspiring young people in Vienna to explore research and innovation. Further information can be found under the IGJ/ERDF funding programme.