"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