The Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria) is a young international institute dedicated to basic research and graduate education in the natural and mathematical sciences, located in Klosterneuburg on the outskirts of Vienna.

IST Austria is committed to conducting world-class research. By 2026, up to 90 research groups will perform research in an international state-of-the-art environment.

March 28, 2017

Friction shapes zebrafish embryos

Mechanical forces regulate formation of neural tube

March 23, 2017

Stress may protect – at least in bacteria

Antibiotic protects bacteria from acid | Study published in Cell Systems

March 22, 2017

When green means stop

Synthetic physiologists engineer new receptor switched off by green light

March 29, 2017

IST Lecture: Walter Scheidel

The great leveler: violence and economic inequality from the Stone Age to the future