Siemens AG Oesterreich is operating in electronics and electrical engineering, structured in 4 pillars, the sectors infrastructure & cities, industry, energy and healthcare. Siemens AG Oesterreich is part of Siemens AG that has stood for technological excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for over 160 years. Siemens AG holds leading market positions in all its business areas.
Activities of the company with respect to “smart city” topics
Siemens AG Oesterreich has around 8,000 employees (in continuing operations) working to develop and manufacture products, design and install complex systems and projects, and tailor a wide range of solutions for individual requirements. In fiscal year 2010, Siemens AG Oesterreich had a turnover of 2.4 billion Euros.
Innovation is Siemens’ most important growth and productivity driver. In fiscal year 2010, Siemens AG Oesterreich invested 470 million Euros in research and development to stay at the forefront of technological progress. Collaborations are an indispensable means of developing strategically important technologies. By discussing, sharing and implementing ideas with scientists from outside the company, Siemens researchers keep abreast of the latest findings resulting from fundamental and applied research all over the world.
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Siemens AG Oesterreich Corporate Technology Central Eastern Europe (CT CEE) plays a key role in R&D at Siemens. The organization provides expertise regarding strategically important areas to ensure the company’s technological future, and to acquire patent rights that safeguard the company’s business operations. Against the background of megatrends such as climate change, urbanization, globalization, and demographic change, CT focuses on innovations that have the potential to change the rules of the game over the long term in business areas that are of interest to Siemens. The fields of research at CT CEE include urban technologies for sustainable cities (including e.g. smart energy grids), configuration technologies (configuration of complex systems), ASIC & HW technologies, RF technologies, life science systems and bio technologies etc., just to mention the most important ones. Siemens AG Oesterreich provides innovative technologies and comprehensive know-how to benefit customers, especially in the Siemens cluster Central Eastern Europe. This is an economic region encompassing 19 countries with more than 230 million inhabitants, including Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Georgia, Hungary, Israel, Kosovo, Montenegro, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey and Ukraine.
|Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Kurt Hofmann
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