May 25, 2011

High-ranking evaluation committee gives IST Austria excellent grade

This morning the Austrian Federal Minister for Science and Research, Dr. Karlheinz Töchterle, the Governor of Lower Austria, Dr. Erwin Pröll,  IST President Thomas Henzinger and Dr. Claus J. Raidl presented the evaluation report for the Institute of Science and Technology Austria. An international committee composed of leading scientists –...

April 12, 2011

Kick-off for apprentice initiative

Managing Director Gerald Murauer together with the Mayor of Klosterneuburg, Stefan Schmuckenschlager, and HR manager Claudia Kernstock today presented IST's apprentice initiative. As of September 2011 IST will offer five career tracks for apprentices. Mayor Schmuckenschlager commended the intiative as important stimulus for the region.  Gerald Murauer estimated that IST...

March  1, 2011

IST shuttle bus takes up operation

As of March 1 the IST shuttle bus will take up operation. It will serve the line between the U4 station Wien-Heiligenstadt and the IST Campus every hour between 08.15 and 18.45 (see timetable). By stopping only once at the Stadtplatz...

October 13, 2010

Bertalanffy Foundation Building inaugurated

With a ceremonial act this afternoon the Bertalanffy Foundation Building on the Campus of the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria) in Klosterneuburg was officially opened. IST President Thomas Henzinger, Governor Erwin Pröll, Department Head Elisabeth Freismuth representing the Federal Minister for Science and Research, Beatrix Karl, and donor Peter Bertalanffy in their speeches mentioned the importance of...

May  5, 2010

Press conference on Computer Science Symposium

IST President Prof. Thomas A. Henzinger presented details of the Computer Science symposium “Reactive Modeling in Science and Engineering” to journalists from the Austrian media at the Cafe Landtmann in Vienna. The symposium is taking place at the IST Campus on May 6/7 as part of the event series in May and June on...

March 29, 2010

IST Austria receives 10 Mio Euro donation

The Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria) in Klosterneuburg receives a donation of ten million Euros from the Invicta Foundation of Austria. For President Thomas A. Henzinger this donation is a confirmation of the ambitious project to build in Austria an internationally oriented institute for basic research in...

September  1, 2009

Tom Henzinger begins term as President of IST Austria

Professor Thomas Henzinger has begun today his official function as the first President of the Institute of Science and Technology (IST) Austria in Klosterbeuburg. Read more about Tom Henzinger and his career so far plus the statements from IST Board members in this press release. ...

May 26, 2009

IST Austria website relaunch

One week prior to the big IST Austria campus opening we are proud to announce the relaunch of our website in a new "look and feel". The project has been realized over the last months in collaboration with our external partner Datenwerk using Typo 3 as a standard open-source content...

May 15, 2009

Constructing the campus

The opening ceremonies of the Institute of Science and Technology Austria at the beginning of June mark the end of extensive building operations. Within only 18 months the former hospital grounds in Maria Gugging have been transformed into a modern research institute. Now the first phase of building has been...

May 15, 2009

Art on the Campus: "Art Brut Center Gugging"

As neighbour on the new campus of the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria) can be found an absolute jewel of the Austrian cultural landscape, enjoying great international fame. On a hill above the central building and the newly-built lecture hall lies the “Art Brut Center Gugging”. Since...