An in-person conference in the heart of Bolzano!

For the first time in its long history, XP 2024 will be in Bolzano, Italy, at NOI Techpark. Bolzano is a city in the South Tyrol province of north Italy, set in a valley amid hilly vineyards. It's a gateway to the Dolomites mountain range in the Italian Alps. In the medieval city center, the South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology features the Neolithic mummy called Ötzi the Iceman. Nearby is the imposing 13th-century Mareccio Castle, and the Duomo di Bolzano cathedral with its Romanesque and Gothic architecture.

NOI Techpark – Alto Adige, Bolzano, Italy

South Tyrol’s growing innovation district, the Nature of Innovation (NOI) techpark. Companies, research institutes, and the university work together at the NOI  to achieve sustainable development.

How to Reach

NOI Techpark – Google Maps will guide you to:
Via Alessandro Volta, 13A, 39100 Bolzano BZ

Venue Sustainability 🌱🌱🌱

NOI has adopted an integrated approach to economic, environmental, and social sustainability in all its operations


NOI Techpark is South Tyrol's science and technology park, a growing innovation district in Bozen-Bolzano. Here, companies, research institutes and universities work together to develop forward-looking and sustainable solutions to regional and international issues. 


In terms of accessibility, the building is barrier-free, with lifts and bathrooms designed for wheelchair users in each building.


  • Water: The entire irrigation system uses only rainwater collected from buildings and outdoor areas. 

  • Waste: For waste management, there is a separate collection system for paper, plastic, and glass + metals. 

  • Energy: 

    • All the buildings are heated and cooled using 100% renewable energy, eliminating the use of fossil fuels. 

    • Green roofs have been installed on three buildings and photovoltaic systems on two, with the intention of extending the use of these technologies to the buildings currently under construction, all of which will be certified CasaClima.

  • Certification: The entire innovation district has been awarded LEED sustainability certification (LEED Neighborhood Development: Plan GOLD). 

Three-Course Dinner in a Medieval Castle!

Schloss Freudenstein, Matschatscherweg 6, 39057 Eppan an der Weinstraße

Enjoy your Aperitivo and three-course dinner at our conference social dinner in this medieval castle at the top of the mountain with surrounding vineyards.