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Environment - Economics / Business - 07.04.2022
Micropollutants: SMEs also contribute to pollution
Micropollutants: SMEs also contribute to pollution
Chemicals from building materials, cleaning agents and pharmaceuticals or cosmetics reach the wastewater treatment plants with the domestic wastewater.

Environment - Economics / Business - 05.04.2022
A sustainable energy transition starts with individuals
A sustainable energy transition starts with individuals
EPFL and the Smart Living Lab will embark on an eight-year research project designed to help Switzerland cut its energy use.

Economics / Business - 04.04.2022

Innovation - Economics / Business - 16.03.2022

Environment - Economics / Business - 21.02.2022
Consumer Barometer of Renewable Energy 2021: Ticino’s views and preferences on energy and the challenge of climate change
Measuring the sensitivity of Swiss residents to the problem of climate change and possible solutions: it is the objective of the Consumer Barometer of Renewable Energy 2021, a study that the Chair of

Campus - Economics / Business - 04.02.2022

Health - Economics / Business - 31.01.2022
Software that orchestrates secure and compliant data collaborations
Software that orchestrates secure and compliant data collaborations
As businesses grow increasingly reliant on data to make strategic decisions, more and more companies and organizations decide to collaborate and share information with each other.

Economics / Business - Administration - 19.01.2022
A label for digital responsibility
With the launch of the Digital Trust Label, developed by the Swiss Digital Initiative with the help of EPFL experts, users can clearly identify trustworthy digital services.

Economics / Business - Innovation - 17.12.2021

Materials Science - Economics / Business - 15.12.2021
Silence on the tracks
Silence on the tracks
Noise barriers or improved wheel systems and brakes that are less noisy are not the only ways to reduce railway noise for close-by residents. An inconspicuous component under the tracks is a source of hope for a research team including scientists. Railway noise is unhealthy. Hundreds of millions of Swiss francs have already been invested in noise barriers, quieter braking systems and other measures with the goal to protect at least 80 percent of the Swiss population from emissions by the year 2025 - but because railway traffic will continue to increase, a lot remains to be done.

Health - Economics / Business - 03.12.2021

Economics / Business - Social Sciences - 26.11.2021
The socio-economic scenarios of confronti 2021
The socio-economic scenarios of confronti 2021
Life, work, travel. At confronti 2021, which took place at the LAC Lugano on November 16, researchers, practitioners and the public discussed these topics from different viewpoints and disciplines, consistent with the recent developments of scientific research.

Social Sciences - Economics / Business - 25.11.2021

Economics / Business - 24.11.2021

Environment - Economics / Business - 22.11.2021

Economics / Business - 11.11.2021

Environment - Economics / Business - 04.11.2021
Corona does not help climate change
The CO2-reducing effect of the pandemic has fizzled out, as the Global Carbon Project confirms in its latest report on greenhouse gas emissions.

Social Sciences - Economics / Business - 28.10.2021
The NFT market for digital artwork behaves like social networks
The NFT market for digital artwork behaves like social networks
In a study of transactions involving non-fungible tokens (NFTs), which represent digital works of art, scientists have found that the NFT market has much the same structure as interactions on social networks.

Environment - Economics / Business - 22.10.2021
New center pools expertise to act on climate change
New center pools expertise to act on climate change
The CLIMACT center brings together experts in climate change from the University of Lausanne and EPFL.

Environment - Economics / Business - 08.10.2021

Materials Science - Economics / Business - 13.09.2021
Radiation alarm at Empa
On 26 August 1992, two people entered the Empa reception in Dübendorf with two samples of osmium-187 - a rare and valuable isotope of the platinum metal - which they wanted to have analyzed.

Environment - Economics / Business - 09.09.2021

Health - Economics / Business - 06.09.2021

Economics / Business - 11.08.2021
Night at the warehouse
Night at the warehouse
ETH Zurich spinoff, Verity AG deploys a new fleet of drones primed to transform warehouse operations and support more sustainable supply chains.

Economics / Business - 02.08.2021
Generous with Individuals and Selfish to the Masses
Financial scandals or just normal human behaviour? Neuroeconomists at the University of Zurich have shown in an experimental setting that most people are willing to steal half of the earnings of a la

Health - Economics / Business - 20.07.2021

Pharmacology - Economics / Business - 28.06.2021

Environment - Economics / Business - 15.06.2021

Environment - Economics / Business - 11.06.2021
Skewed perceptions in climate policy
The benefits of strict climate policies are often underestimated in public debate, while the costs are generally overestimated, says Lucas Bretschger. Climate protection does not have a negative impact on economic development. Climate policies will permanently affect the structures of our economies.

Economics / Business - Health - 04.06.2021

Economics / Business - 02.06.2021
Implications of 'short squeezes' on financial market efficiency
Implications of ’short squeezes’ on financial market efficiency
Financial markets are often subject to sudden asset price surges and dips, most of the time due to the classic market dynamics of mismatched supply and demand.

Environment - Economics / Business - 31.05.2021
Climate protection provides cheaper energy
Climate protection provides cheaper energy
Although measures taken to mitigate the effects of climate change are generally associated with energy levies and high costs, the opposite is actually true: the switch to renewable sources is set to reduce energy prices significantly.

Economics / Business - 31.05.2021

Economics / Business - Environment - 26.05.2021
Missing Role of Finance in Climate Mitigation Scenarios
Missing Role of Finance in Climate Mitigation Scenarios
Researchers at the University of Zurich show how climate mitigation scenarios can be improved by taking into account that the financial system can play both an enabling or a hampering role on the path to a sustainable economic system. To limit global warming, a profound transformation of energy, production and consumption in our economies is required.

Materials Science - Economics / Business - 12.05.2021

Economics / Business - 10.05.2021

Agronomy / Food Science - Economics / Business - 07.05.2021
Insuring crops from space
Extreme weather poses increasing challenges to the agricultural sector. New insurance models based on satellite data may reduce the risk of drought for farmers, writes Robert Finger. Climate change is increasing drought risk to many areas. Droughts already cause massive yield losses on a regular basis, and coping with this risk is becoming increasingly important to farmers.

Environment - Economics / Business - 04.05.2021
Improving the resilience of Switzerland’s energy supply
The new research project, SUstainable and Resilient Energy for Switzerland (SURE) launches today, Tuesday, 4 May.
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