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.

Business - Jun 13
Business
In July, Swissloop, an association of students from ETH Zurich and other Swiss universities, will once again be competing against teams from all over the world at the Hyperloop Pod Competition in Los Angeles.
Innovation - Jun 11
Innovation

In its first two years, the BRIDGE funding programme has financed 81 projects at the interface of basic science and science-based innovation.

Environment - Jun 4
Environment

Huge floating solar islands on the ocean that produce enough energy to enable CO2-neutral global freight traffic - what sounds like "science fiction" researchers from ETH Zurich, the Paul Scherrer In

Materials Science - May 28
Materials Science

Empa and G-ray team up to develop a world's first in metal 3D printing. G-ray, a Neuchatel-based start up, will provide real-time quality control during the manufacturing process.

Materials Science - Jun 7
Materials Science

For 13 years, the "bilding" foundation has been committed to promoting the next generation of engineers in the construction industry, which also includes the Building Award for remarkable and innovative engineering achievements in construction.

Materials Science - May 29
Materials Science

Since last week there is a unique wooden building in the Remstal near Stuttgart: a tower made of self-formed spruce boards.

Innovation - May 27

Our energy system is changing: The permanent availability of energy in the right place at the right time is becoming more demanding. At the same time, digitalization offers us new tools for better controlling energy flows.





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