Culture Token – Project outline

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The City of Vienna is working on the pilot project Culture Token, which is a:

  • Pilot project with scientific supervision and evaluation.
  • Gamification: mobile app encourages people to cut CO2 emissions while enjoying art & culture. Digital credits can be spent in various art & culture facilities.
  • Pilot initiative for a digital incentive system to increase the presence of
    art & culture in people’s daily lives.
  • Pilot project to gain experience for the potential roll-out of a similar Vienna Token system.

The following framework conditions are essential for the implementation:

  • Privacy and data protection are guaranteed
  • Mainly for research purposes, NO corporate interests

The Culture Token will be tested by a limited pilot user group in 2020.

Project consortium:

City of Vienna

  • Administrative Group for Cultural Affairs and Science
  • CIO of the City of Vienna
  • Municipal Department 01 – Information Technology
  • Upstream – next level Mobility GmbH

in cooperation with

  • Institute for Cryptoeconomics, Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration
  • Binder Grösswang Rechtsanwälte GmbH (Coordination: Dr. Raoul Hoffer)
  • Changers.com, Blacksquared GmbH

Questions: Alfred Strauch

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