IST Austria Schoolcontest

This year’s IST Austria schoolcontest has the motto “Shaping the future” (“Zukunft gestalten”):

What will our everyday life look like in the future? How will technical developments and new findings change our lives? Create a drawing from your visions, send us a brief description of your own research project or submit your pre-scientific paper or diploma thesis! Win great prizes, an exciting day at IST Austria and the publication of your idea in a book!

How you can participate

The IST Austria Schoolcontest 2021 is anevent for all students between the ages of 6 to 19.

Category 1: 1st to 4th grade
How do you imagine the future? Draw your vision of the future! How will we learn, work, travel or live?

Category 2: 5th to 11th grades
Are you working on a STEM project in class? Have you written an exciting presentation in this area? Or have you implemented a science-related idea in your handicraft class?

Send us a short description of your project or a short (cell phone) video about it!

Category 3: Final theses
Publish an abstract of your work!
Are you working on your thesis in the STEM field? Submit a PDF of your thesis incl. a short statement (recommendation with justification) of your supervising teacher!

The winners will be announced at the beginning at the end of May!

Send us your ideas and project by May 31, 2021 to!

For more information, please download the flyer (in German).

For primary school teachers you can download support materials here (in German).

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