July 24, 2018

IST Austria participates in the KinderuniWien for the second time

KinderuniWien at IST Austria. (c) by Joseph Krpelan After last year's great success, the Institute of Science and Technology (IST Austria) has now participated in the well-established Vienna Children's University for the second time, doubling the number of...

May 28, 2018

Klosterneuburg celebrated its tenth research festival

Around 2000 visitors turned up at the tenth Open Campus of the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria) last Sunday. After the opening speech by Lower Austrian Governor Johanna Mikl-Leitner and welcoming words by IST Austria President Tom...

May 25, 2018

Great interest in the first Science Education Day

How can we engage and excite students for science? How can we support teachers in developing science activities? Providing a forum to exchange ideas and answer these questions and others was the primary motivation for the first-ever Science Education Day...

March  7, 2018

Economist Jeffrey D. Sachs visits IST Austria

The New York Times referred to him as “probably the most important economist in the world”, and the Time Magazine listed him twice among the 100 most influential people: Jeffrey D. Sachs, Professor of Economics at Columbia University and...

February 15, 2018

First conference on “Frontiers of Circuit Quantum Electrodynamics and Optomechanics” held at IST Austria a success

  Over the past three days, the city of Klosterneuburg, near Austria’s capital Vienna, became a meeting point for quantum technology experts during the “Frontiers of Circuit QED and Optomechanics” (FCQO18) conference, which took place from February 12 to 14, 2018....

September 29, 2017

IST Austria connected scientists and founders at the Science-Industry Day

Panel discussion with R.Chatwani, B. Fischer, M. Aspelmeyer, M. Holzer, I. Rech-Weichselbraun, S. Bernhardt, A. von Gabain und T. Zimpfer (from left) / (c) Roland Ferrigato/IST Austria, 2017 How does it work to make the transition from science to...

September 27, 2017

15th Meeting of the Austrian Neuroscience Association held at the Institute of Science and Technology Austria a success

This year’s host of the biannual meeting of the Austrian Neuroscience Association (ANA) was the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria), a young research institute dedicated to curiosity-driven basic research, located in Klosterneuburg near Vienna. The Institute, which...

August 16, 2017

Science Camp for teenagers at IST Austria

In cooperation with the IST Austria and the township of Klosterneuburg, the Lower Austrian Talent Academy offers young people a rich variety of activities during the Science Camp "Top Models in Science". At the science camp, which will take place from...

July 17, 2017

150 students from the Vienna Children’s University visit IST Austria

Participants of the first excursion of the Vienna Children’s University to IST Austria. Image credit: Kinderbüro/Joseph Krpelan Why is one ant different from another? How do animals adjust to different habitats like the desert, water, or the jungle, and why do...

May 22, 2017

A Storm of Visitors at the 2017 Open Campus Day

On Sunday, IST Austria held its annual Open Campus day for the ninth time, and opened its doors to children and adults of all ages interested in science. IST Austria President Tom Henzinger’s welcoming words and the opening ceremony in...

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