EMPA, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology

EMPA, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology
Überlandstrasse 129, CH-8600 Dübendorf
EMPA, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology  
Location: Dübendorf, Thun, St.Gallen
Discipline: Materials Science
Affiliation: Conseil des EPF / ETH Rat

Empa is a materials science and technology research institution. It belongs to the ETH domain and as such is an important element in education, science and innovation in Switzerland. It specializes in applications, focused research and development, and provides high-level services in the field of sustainable materials science and technology. Its core tasks are innovative collaboration with industry and public institutions, ensuring the safety of people and the environment, knowledge propagation and university-level teaching.

Innovation - Environment - Aug 19
Innovation - Environment
Internal combustion engines require valves to aspirate and discharge gases. Engine designers require a high degree of flexibility to improve efficiency, reduce pollutants and optimize the use of renewable fuels.
Computer Science - Microtechnics - Aug 8
Computer Science - Microtechnics

Over the next three years, researchers from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, University of Cambridge, École Supérieure de Physique et de Chimie Industrielles de la ville de Paris (ESPCI-Paris) and E

Environment - Jul 24

Empa and the Korean Institute of Civil Engineering and Building Technology (KICT) are committed to working together for a sustainable and networked society.

Materials Science - Jul 17
Materials Science

Empa researcher Lorenz Hilty is a new member of the University Council of the University of Constance.

Materials Science - Transport - Jul 8

The number of registrations of electric cars is rising sharply. But where to put old batteries' The association of Swiss car importers, "auto-schweiz", is striving for a recycling solution for the entire industry.

Materials Science - Jul 29
Materials Science

The managing directors of one of the world's largest laser technology manufacturers visited Empa in Thun recently.

Mechanical Engineering - Jul 22
Mechanical Engineering

At yesterday's Hyperloop Competition in Los Angeles, the Swissloop pod achieved a top speed of 252 km/h.

Electroengineering - Health - Jul 8
Electroengineering - Health

To harvest wind energy, you don't necessarily need rotors on steel masts - light kites on thin ropes can do the same.

Health - Materials Science - Jul 8
Health - Materials Science

Biofilms are enormously resistant accumulations of germs, which can cause serious problems, especially in hospitals.

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