ETH Board appoints Lorenz Herrmann

Lorenz Herrmann new member of the Empa's Directorate

Dec 9, 2022 | The ETH Board appointed Lorenz Herrmann as a new member of the Empa's Directorate at its meeting on 7-8 December 2022.
Surfaces with antiviral properties

Watching viruses fail

Dec 8, 2022 | Using a new analytical method, Empa researchers have tracked viruses as they pass through face masks and compared their failure on the filter layers of different types of masks. The new method should now accelerate the development of surfaces that ca...
Innosuisse Certificate for Empa spin-off

Ready for sustainable growth

Dec 5, 2022 | Founded in February 2018 as an Empa spin-off, the start-up company MIRO Analytical received one of the coveted Innosuisse Certificates in October. The certificate reflects the remarkable progress the young company made during the funding agency's coa...


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