Comparative Table of Parliamentary TA Institutions



The ITA is a research unit of the ÖAW, which for its part is one of the largest non-university research institutions in Austria with a particular focus on basic research. In accordance with the interdisciplinary approach of TA, the ITA was set up as an institute of the "Academy as a whole", not related to one of its two multidisciplinary chapters. The ITA is advised and supported by an international scientific advisory board (SAB) and is evaluated externally at six yearly intervals. Currently, the ITA has around 20 employees. Its work is financed by the Ministry of Science through the ÖAW and, accounting for roughly one third of the budget, by third-party funds (e.g. the Research Fund, various Austrian ministries, the EU etc.). The overall budget runs to around 1.5 million EUR.


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