International Research Institute IST to Celebrate 10th Anniversary

More+Events ♦ Published: May 21, 2019; 09:19 ♦ (Vindobona)

The "IST - Institute of Science and Technology Austria" in Maria Gugging near Klosterneuburg celebrates its 10th anniversary and invites for this reason to a festive event in its premises. What began 10 years ago with four professors is today an international scientific institution with 700 employees. Among the speakers and participants of the evening are Alexander Van der Bellen, Sebastian Kurz, Heinz Fassmann, Johanna Mikl-Leitner, Thomas A. Henzinger, Michael Ignatieff, Daniel Zajfman, Alice Dautry and Edith Heard.

10 Years of IST Austria / Picture: © Wikimedia Commons / Bwag [CC BY-SA 3.0 (]

IST Austria was inaugurated in June 2009 with four professors and is a postgraduate scientific institution that carries out top-level research in the field of basic research following the example of international institutions such as the Weizmann Institute or Rockefeller University.

Today, almost ten years later, the Institute employs about 700 people, among them 34 ERC…