The Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria) is a young international institute dedicated to basic research and graduate education in the natural and mathematical sciences, located in Klosterneuburg on the outskirts of Vienna.

IST Austria is committed to conducting world-class research. By 2026, up to 90 research groups will perform research in an international state-of-the-art environment.

January 18, 2017

Scientists find sensor that makes synapses fast

Study led by Peter Jonas in Cell Reports

January 16, 2017

Funding exceeds 100 million Euro

Funding acquired by IST Austria surpasses expectations

January 13, 2017

New system for forming memories

Entorhinal cortex remembers movement independently of hippocampus

January 12, 2017

10 ERC grants for IST Austria in 2016

3 Advanced, 2 Consolidator and 5 Starting Grants awarded