On the occasion of Austria’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union in fall 2018, the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria) will, together with the Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research (BMBWF), organize a high profile public event on October 22.
Third-party funding is an important source of support for a research institute, and IST Austria’s successful performance in this area has contributed significantly to its development. During the event speakers from across Europe will discuss the role of competitive research funding in science from several different angles. The event will provide a platform for the open exchange of ideas and the consideration of several questions, including:
The goal is to provide a platform for the exchange of ideas and discussion in the area of public sector research with a special focus on curiosity-driven research.