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.

April 4, 2019

Leukocytes use nucleus as ruler to choose path of least resistance

Study published in Nature

April 4, 2019

Newly discovered mechanism of plant hormone auxin acts opposite way

Study published in Nature

March 29, 2019

Body height, BMI, disease risk & Co.

New article in eLife by Nick Barton and colleagues

April 24, 2019

IST Lecture: Gunnar Carlsson

Topological methods for artificial intelligence

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Science Education Day at IST Austria: Bringing Science into Schools | March 28, 2019
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Memories of movement are replayed randomly during sleep | February 25, 2019
In zebrafish eggs, most rapidly growing cell inhibits its neighbours through mechanical signals | February 14, 2019
Famous “sandpile model” shown to move like a traveling sand dune | February 11, 2019
Cells find their identity using a mathematically optimal strategy | February  1, 2019
"And the (technical) Oscar goes to…Bernd Bickel from IST Austria" | January 28, 2019
Description of rotating molecules made easy | December 21, 2018
OECD report praises achievements of IST Austria | December 19, 2018