Moves and Milestones


  • Martin Karplus: Photographs 1953 - 2009 | Exhibition

    January 14, 2015, 7:30 pm - February 13, 2015 Martin Karplus is a chemist, Professor emeritus at Harvard University, and Nobel laureate who has spent the past fifty years consumed by a passion for documenting humanity in thousands of photographs. Sourced from Europe, Asia, and the Americas, his photographs capture societies at pivotal moments in their cultural and economic development in rich Kodachrome color. In 1953, the…
  • Destination Europe: Research and Innovation Opportunities 2015

    The next Destination Europe Conference will be held in San José, California, USA on 12 February 2015. Destination Europe events showcase the vibrant and exciting research and innovation culture in Europe and the opportunities available to researchers, from anywhere in the world, interested in working there or cooperating with European researchers. It is a joint initiative of the European Union and its Member States. Come to the…
  • Palo Alto Start-up and Innovation Scene 2015: Recap

    Inspired by the backdrop of Stanford University, the Office of Science and Technology Austria together with ABA-Invest in Austria invited members of the Bay Area's entrepreneur scene to find out more about the Austrian Start-up and Innovation Scene, and its attractive incentive systems for R&D activities. The event comes at a time in which Austria has been recently been placed by the World Economic Forum in the…

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The Office of Science and Technology Austria
ost events"Bridging research and innovation between Austria and North America" is the mission of the Office of Science and Technology Austria (OSTA) at the Embassy of Austria in Washington, DC.
Our core competences are:
  • Expanding and maintaining RINA- an interdisciplinary network of Austrian researchers, R&D managers, and S&T policy experts in North America
  • Consulting and providing information - mainly via the OSTA's online quarterly Bridges -  on Austrian and North American science, research, and innovation policy
  • Providing support and advice for initiation of new R&D cooperation between Austrian and North American institutions
OSTA is the strategic interface in the science, research, and innovation policy between Austria and North America. Established in 2001, OSTA is an inter-ministerial initiative of the Austrian federal ministries BMEIA, BMWFW and BMVIT.