2022/03/08 · Uncategorized

New Job Portal for Careers within ISTA’s Innovation Ecosystem

IST cube’s number of portfolio companies is growing and so is the number of open positions As the number of portfolio companies of the IST cube venture fund has recently grown to 13, a job portal aggregating all open positions within IST cube’s and TWIST’s innovation ecosystem has been launched. Currently, there are over 25 […]

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2022/02/21 · Uncategorized

Martin Hetzer appointed new president

Martin Hetzer will take over the position of President on January 1, 2023. Molecular biologist Martin Hetzer, who has spent close to 20 years conducting research in the USA and currently holds the position of Senior Vice President at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies will succeed long-time Institute of Science and Technology Austria (ISTA) President Tom […]

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2022/01/13 · Uncategorized

1.5 Million Euros granted to Austrian Research Team

ISTA researcher gets to the bottom of animal movement behavior. Lora Sweeney is researching the locomotor behavior of frogs and other animals at the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (ISTA). For her new research project “swim2limb”, she and her team have now received a grant of 1.5 million Euros from the European Research Council (ERC). […]

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2021/12/22 · Uncategorized

The Mathematics Behind Snowflakes

An everyday phenomenon illustrates symmetries in nature and shows the power of group theory. During winter, we can find inspiration to investigate some of the most fundamental aspects of the world falling from the sky; simple snowflakes. Their symmetries can lead us to the mathematics of so-called group theory that helps scientists all over the […]

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2021/11/18 · Uncategorized

How Cells Feel Curvature

Scientists find mechanism that allows cells to sense the curvature of tissue around them. Cells in your body cannot see, but they can feel their surroundings and their own shape. Scientists at the University of Mons and the Institute of Science and Technology (IST) Austria now showed via both – experiments and theory – how […]

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2020/12/01 · Uncategorized

Plants on Aspirin

Researchers at IST Austria gain deeper knowledge of plant growth by treating seedlings with painkillers like Aspirin and the like. New study published in Cell Reports.

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