April  5, 2014

“Long Night of Research” at IST Austria

The campus was buzzing with excitement until midnight: On April 4, the “Long Night of Research” was successfully held at the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria) from 4:30pm to 12:00pm. 500 visitors were drawn to the research institute in Klosterneuburg...

June  9, 2013

Powerful reseach party

Yesterday approx. 1000 people took the opportunity to visit the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria) in Maria Gugging/Klosterneuburg in sunny weather. The scientists set up research islands and organized lab tours to present their work in an easy-to-understand way, inviting the visitors to pose questions...

June  6, 2013

Enabling Synergies – Science Industry Talk 2013

Hermann Hauser put it bluntly: ”You have no history of 800 years – that is your advantage.“ This was one of many suggestions stated at this year’s Science Industry Talk, jointly organized by the Association of Austrian Industries Industriellenvereinigung (IV) and the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST...

May 27, 2013

Innovative Partnership

The Federation of Austrian Industries (IV) and the Institute of Science and Technology Austria are inviting you to the panel of international experts on “Partners in Innovation: Synergies between Industry and Basic Research” . The discussion, scheduled for 4 June at 5:00pm on the IST Austria campus in Klosterneuburg, will...

May 27, 2013

Celebrate with the scientists

IST Austria is inviting you to this year’s “Open Campus”. Scheduled for Saturday, 8 June in Maria Gugging, the event is going to provide thrilling science and smart entertainment for the whole family. In fact, it is very simple: researchers tell visitors...

April 25, 2013

IST Lecture: Stephen Smale “The protein folding problem via relations with patterns in data and the geometry of kernels”

Yesterday, on May 24, IST Austria had the great pleasure to welcome Stephen Smale for his IST Lecture on “The protein folding problem via relations with patterns in data and the geometry of kernels”. Smale is an American mathematician, famous for his proof...

April  8, 2013

The Young Scientist Symposium 2013 takes shape

The concept of shape and how to deal with it touches on many areas of research, including mathematics, computer science and life science. PhD students and postdocs at  the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria) are currently preparing completely independently the Young...

September 13, 2012

IST Lecture: Arnold J. Levine

On September 12, IST Austria had the great pleasure to welcome Arnold J. Levine for his IST Lecture on "How does the Influenza virus escape the immune system?". Arnold J.  Levine is Professor at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, where he...

August 10, 2012

Scientific conferences and workshops at IST Austria

In the coming months, IST Austria is the venue of a number of international scientific conferences and workshops. These events, organized by IST Austria professors together with faculty of other institutes, will bring scientists from a range of research fields to the IST Austria campus. Here is an overview: NEURON...

July  2, 2012

Can future computers simulate our brain?

The brain is one of the most remarkable organs: more than 100 billion neurons form a communication system that enables human beings to think, feel and act. Although enormous efforts have been made, research has not yet been successful in explaining the functions...

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