News Ticker

Vienna’s Smart City Strategy

Vision to become the most progressive EU city in open government

Vienna

Vienna aims to be the most progressive European city with respect to open government by 2020.

Released in July 2014, Smart City Vienna is a comprehensive vision for the city of Vienna, Austria, in 2050.

Vienna is the capital of Austria and has a population of approximately 1.8million (2013).

The 2050 Smart Vienna vision includes

  • Become the most progressive European city with respect to open government by 2020
  • Be an innovation leader through cutting edge research, a strong economy and education
  • Be one of Europes five biggest research and innovation hubs by 2020
  • Drop per-capita greenhouse gas emissions 80% by 2050
  • Become a model environmental city

Technology initiatives include:

  • Vienna will have a comprehensive WLAN, within the next 3 years
  • Pilot projects with ICT enterprises will serve as showcases for the city and its economy
  • City of Vienna services to be more easily available particularly by mobile devices
  • Develop the next 100 apps within three years

Read the Vienna Smart City Strategy.

Learn about Smart City Vienna initiatives.

Access the City of Vienna website.