During the second half of 2018, Austria will hold the Presidency of the Council of the European Union for the 3rd time since becoming a member of the EU.
On the occasion of the Austrian Presidency the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria) will be the host of the high profile public event "The Role of Competitive Research Funding in Science" which will be held on October 22, 2018 in Klosterneuburg near Vienna.
Only a strong Europe can really make things happen – particularly in research, education, technology and innovation. A short film called “Advance Europe. Together” which was designed on the occasion of Austria's Presidency of the Council of the European Union dramatizes this through the dynamic of an orchestra:
The event will be organized in cooperation with the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research (BMBWF).