IST PARK – the technology park adjacent to IST Austria

IST PARK, a cooperation between ecoplus and IST Austria, provides state of the art lab and office infrastructure, customizable to the needs of university spin-offs, deep tech startups, and R&D companies. It acts as a bridge between the fundamental research carried out at IST Austria, and the businesses and industry of the entire region and beyond.

Located in the heart of EuropE

IST PARK is located just a 30 minutes drive away from the center of Vienna, Austria’s capital. From here, most European cities are within a 2.5 hour flight distance. IST’s own shuttle bus service connects IST PARK and the city’s underground station “Heiligenstadt” in 22 minutes. The vicinity to IST Austria’s campus makes IST PARK an ideal place for R&D companies and deep tech startups with an international background and distributed teams.

Facts & Figures

First development stage

  • 2 buildings, opened in Summer 2019
  • 1,300 m² office space plus 1,200 m² lab space to rent
  • PARK Labs: fully-equipped molecular biology and cell culture labs
  • Lab space fully customizable to your requirements
  • Individual offices from 15 m²
  • IST Cube seed fund on-site providing coworking space

More Details

Developed in cooperation with ecoplus, Co-Funded by EFRE

The technology and research center IST PARK is an initiative by ecoplus and IST Austria. ecoplus is the business agency of Lower Austria, operating 17 business parks, and supporting companies through networking and internationalization programmes.

The substantial IST PARK construction investment volume of approx. 15 Million Euro is co-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (EFRE). For more information about EFRE, please visit

IST Austria

The Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria) is a young international institute dedicated to basic research and graduate education in the natural and mathematical sciences. IST Austria is committed to conducting world-class research. By 2026, up to 90 research groups will perform research in an international state-of-the-art environment.

IST Austria