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.

February 17, 2017

Physical basis of tissue coordination uncovered

Surface tension coordinates tissues shape changes in early development

February 2, 2017

Quantum phase transition observed for 1st time

Theoretical predictions verified

January 18, 2017

Scientists find sensor that makes synapses fast

Study led by Peter Jonas in Cell Reports

January 16, 2017

Funding exceeds 100 million Euro

Funding acquired by IST Austria surpasses expectations