The ASCR research company was established by Siemens AG Austria, Wien Energie GmbH, Wiener Netze GmbH and the City of Vienna (Vienna Business Agency, Wien 3420 Holding GmbH) and is the largest model of cooperation of its kind.
Siemens AG Austria (44.1%)
Siemens Austria is one of the country’s leading technology companies. Its business activity is focused on areas of electrification, automation and digitalisation. Siemens is one of the largest global manufacturers of resource efficient technologies. The company is a leading provider of energy transmission solutions and a pioneer of infrastructure services as well as automation and software solutions for industry.
Wien Energie GmbH (29.95%)
Wien Energie supplies more than two million people, 230,000 businesses, industrial facilities and public buildings as well as 4,500 agricultural businesses in and around Vienna with electricity, natural gas and heating. The production of electricity and heat stems from waste recycling, cogeneration plants and renewable energies such as wind, water, solar power and biomass. Wien Energie focuses on the decentralised generation of energy and on energy services.
Wiener Netze GmbH (20%)
Wiener Netze operates Austria’s largest distribution network which combines the planning, operation and maintenance of all energy networks under one roof. Roughly two million customers in Vienna and the surrounding area are connected to the electricity, natural gas, district heating and telecommunication network. Wiener Netze offers 24/7 support. In order to ensure constant security of supply, Wiener Netze are investing over one billion Euro in an innovative expansion of its network until 2020.
Vienna Business Agency (4.66%)
Vienna Business Agency is the first point of contact for Vienna’s companies, international firms and start-ups, offering subsidies, business locations, real estate and free advice. The aim is to provide support to companies in Vienna and to boost their innovative power. In this way, the business agency improves the ability of the location to compete at an international level.
Wien 3420 Holding GmbH (1.29%)
Wien 3420 was established to develop the new district of aspern Seestadt in Vienna. Together with partners, it is responsible for space utilisation, urban planning, zoning support and infrastructure development.