March 14, 2017

Federal Minister Hans Jörg Schelling visits IST Austria

Hans Jörg Schelling impressed by the development of IST Austria

Last Thursday Hans Jörg Schelling, Federal Minister of Finance, paid a visit to the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria) in Klosterneuburg, Lower Austria. IST Austria President Thomas Henzinger and Managing Director Georg Schneider welcomed him for a presentation and discussion at the voestalpine Administration Building. Schelling then went on a campus tour and met with Wittgenstein-Awardee and IST Professor Peter Jonas, who outlined his research topic of Neuroscience. “Scientific discoveries will be the foundation of the economy of tomorrow. I am really impressed by IST Austria’s development and I am confident that this is one of the places for such breakthrough discoveries”, stated Hans Jörg Schelling before leaving IST Austria.

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