About Salzburg

Salzburg is the fourth-largest city in Austria and the capital of the federal state of Salzburg.

Salzburg's "Old Town" is internationally renowned for its baroque architecture and is one of the best-preserved city centers north of the Alps. It was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997. The city has three universities and a large population of students. Tourists also frequent the city to tour the city's historic center and the scenic Alpine surroundings.

Salzburg was the birthplace of 18th-century composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. In the mid‑20th century, the city was the setting for the musical play and film The Sound of Music.

Vision developed for Smart City Salzburg 2050 :

- Residential buildings were changed to an overall system integrating zero-energy/plus-energy buildings with the overall system giving a neutral CO2 balance

- Municipal buildings and infrastructure facilities are plus-energy objects supplying their environment

- Energy generation and distribution are intelligently linked and the potential of renewable energy sources is used

- Mobility is completely converted to a demand-oriented, intelligent transport service system

- People and lifestyle through active involvement of citizens, educational institutions etc., the required change in values ​​is achieved

Domains of expertise
Government and Society


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