Bundling expertise in ASCR

The research company ASCR was founded in 2013 by Siemens, Wien Energie, Wiener Netze, the Vienna Business Agency and the Seestadt development company Wien 3420.

Siemens AG Austria (44.1%)

Siemens Austria is one of the country’s leading technology companies and has a strong focus on electrification, automation and digitalisation. Siemens is a global leader in energy-efficient, resource-conserving technologies, a leading supplier of power transmission solutions and a pioneer in infrastructure solutions and industrial automation and software solutions.

Wien Energie GmbH (29.95%)

Wien Energie is the largest regional energy provider in Austria. It supplies two million people, around 230,000 commercial facilities, industrial plants and public buildings, and approximately 4,500 farms in Vienna, Lower Austria and Burgenland with electricity, heating, cooling, electromobility and telecommunications. Electricity and heat are generated from renewable energy sources such as solar, wind and hydro power, and from biomass, waste recycling, and combined heat and power generation. Wien Energie has a strong emphasis on decentralised generation, energy services and innovation.

Wiener Netze GmbH (20%)

Wiener Netze is Austria’s largest combined network operator: its grids supply over two million people in Vienna, parts of Lower Austria, and Burgenland with electricity, gas, district heating and telecommunications. 365 days a year, 24 hours a day. To ensure a high degree of supply security in the future, Wiener Netze will invest over one billion euros in the innovative expansion of its grids by 2020.

Vienna Business Agency (4.66%)

The Vienna Business Agency is the first point of contact for Viennese companies, international businesses, and start-ups. Its services include funding, business settlement support, real estate and free consulting, with the goal of promoting Viennese companies and boosting their innovative strength. By providing these services, the Vienna Business Agency is helping to strengthen the international competitiveness of Vienna as a business location.

Wien 3420 Holding GmbH (1.29%)

Wien 3420 was founded for the development of the new Viennese district of aspern Seestadt. Along with its partners, it is responsible for land utilisation, urban planning, zoning support and infrastructure development.