November 30, 2011

IST Austria introduces Donor Club

From left: IST President Thomas Henzinger, Dr. Claus J. Raidl (Chairman of the Board of Trustees of IST Austria), DI Dr. Walter Böhme (OMV AG, Head of Science and Innovation), Dr. Walter Rothensteiner (Raiffeisen Zentralbank, Chairman of the Board of Management), Dr....

November 24, 2011

Education Minister visits IST Austria

Claudia Schmied, Austrian Federal Minister of Education, Art and Culture, today visited the Institute of Science and Technology (IST) Austria. IST President Thomas Henzinger welcomed Claudia Schmied and informed her of the establishment and development of the research institute. The presentation was...

November 22, 2011

Mayor of Vienna visits IST Austria

Michael Häupl, Mayor of the City of Vienna, today paid a visit to the Institute of Science and Technology (IST) Austria. IST President Thomas Henzinger and Managing Director Gerald Murauer informed Mr. Häupl of the establishment and development of the research institute....

October 28, 2011

Science Minister of Costa Rica visits IST Austria

On Friday, October 28, the Minister for Science and Technology of the Republic of Costa Rica, Mr. Alejandro Cruz Molina, together with Mr. Herbert Espinoza Solano, Counselor of the Embassy of Costa Rica in Austria and Consul General, and Mr. Francisco Abellan...

October 25, 2011

New PhD students start at IST Austria

On September 15, 16 new students joined IST Austria to pursue their PhD. They are the second intake of students for the IST graduate school, and were selected from 638 applications for entry in 2011. The international outlook of IST Austria is...

August 23, 2011

Prime Minister Faymann visits IST Austria

Prime Minister Werner Faymann today visited the Institute of Science and Technology (IST) Austria. IST President Thomas Henzinger and Managing Director Gerald Murauer informed the Prime Minister and Junior Minister Josef Ostermayer of the establishment and development of the research institute. Faymann and Ostermayer also met professors Carl-Philipp Heisenberg and...

June 24, 2011

Ticket price for IST Shuttle Bus reduced

As of July 1, the express fee of 60 cents for each ride will be reduced to 20 cents. The fee will then amount to 2 Euros for a one-way ticket. The reduction of the express fee will be tested for one year and evaluated afterwards. As of September 5,...

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...