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There are a lot of smart city projects in Austria, and the Austrian capital is one of the most liveable cities in the world. Austrian expertise in urban technologies, such as mobility solutions, energy and environmental technologies or comprehensive urban development concepts, is internationally renowned. Products and services from Austrian companies are making cities all over the world more efficient, sustainable, secure and liveable.

The Urban Technologies industry develops efficient solutions for life in towns and cities and thus increases the quality of urban life. The participants in the Urban Technologies industry come from various sectors such as traffic & mobility, environment & energy, information and communication technology (ICT), security and urban planning. Experts in these fields work together in interdisciplinary teams to improve life in towns and cities. 

The products and services offered encompass many areas:

Smart mobility

  • Innovative solutions for personal mobility and mobility of goods
  • Traffic infrastructure
  • Intelligent transport systems
  • Vehicle technologies

Smart energy and environment technologies

  • Sustainable energy production
  • Energy-efficient building and end-use technologies
  • Energy grids and energy storage systems
  • Municipal energy supply
  • Waste and waste water management

Smart ICT infrastructure

  • Innovative communication infrastructure
  • ICT for energy and mobility
  • E-government and e-health


  • Protection of critical infrastructures and reliability of supply
  • Crises & civil protection management
  • Cyber security
  • Migration & integration

Smart City urban development concepts

Cities in motion

Whether it involves the collection of tolls, the management of parking space or electronic vehicle registration: An Austrian company covers the entire value chain of its customers with end-to-end solutions, from components and design to the setting up of systems and their operation. 

An internationally successful traffic technology group from Austria is the global leader in traffic light systems and in LED signal technology. Its products, systems and services for road safety and intelligent traffic management are used in more than 60 countries around the world.

The world's longest aerial tramway and an efficient local transport system for Venice: ropeway technology and local transport systems from Austria transport people all over the world. Whether in Austria, Las Vegas, Singapore, Toronto, Mexico City, Venezuela or in Azerbaijan, all over the world there are ropeways and cable lines from the Austrian supplier.

Communication as an example 

Since 1947, an internationally active corporate group with its registered office in Vienna has been supplying communication and information systems for security-critical applications, whether in civilian or military air traffic control, in the field of public safety or for railway and maritime systems. Customers in more than 110 countries worldwide put their trust in solutions and the project know-how from Austria. With a market share of 30%, the supplier is even the global market leader in the field of voice communication systems for air traffic control.

A leading European supplier of intelligent network infrastructure products and automation solutions for building automation also has its registered office in Austria. The company develops, produces and sells router and gateway solutions, I/O controllers, light controls and graphical user interfaces and supplies customers in around 80 countries.