General Information

Welcome to the (Bio)imaging Facility!

We are happy to provide you with our services. Services we provide comprise of:

  • Quality control: maintaining state-of-the-art microscopy and flow cytometry equipment
  • Training: basic and advanced application support for using the equipment, as well as project consulting
  • Image analysis: user-oriented solutions for analysis and automation
  • Optical development: in-house developed adaptation and customization

What to do to use our services:

  1. Contact our team by email and including: your name, group/PI, cost center (!) and describe what type of microscope you want to use
  2. Get initial training for using each specific setup. Special training from a Bio-Imaging Facility staff member is required before you use any piece of equipment for the first time

More information can be found in the menu Guidelines and Booking 


How to reach us on campus:

The central IST Austria reception is located in the 2nd Administration Building (i07). The Facility offices are located in i04.EG.037 and i06.EG.108 (building.floor.room). IST Austria Campus map

Imaging Facility on IST Austria:


Central Building (I01)
  • I01.03.52-a: image analysis room (19,79m² )
  • I01.03.52-b: image analysis room (26,30m²)
Bertalanffy Foundation Building (i04): our main office is located in room i04.EG.037
  • I04.02.033: microscope room (4,55m²)
  • I04.03.014: microscope room (13,64m²)
  • I04.EG.017: cytometry room (43,45m²)
  • I04.U1.015: microscope room (72,60m² )
  • I04.U1.018: microscope room (47,80m²)
  • I04.U1.019: microscope room (53,40m²)
Lab Building East (i06): we have a second Bioimaging Facility office in room i06.EG.108
  • .U1.403: microscope room (33,32m²)
  • I06.U1.405: microscope room (21,33m² )
  • I06.U1.406: microscope room (24,61m²)
Sandstone Building (i23): a new microscope room is to be completed in December 2021
  • 123.U1015 – microscope room
Multi-purpose hall (CO3):
  • CO3.EG.008a – demo & optical development room