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New partnership with Imperial College London

Our new roommate, the drone

Dec 3, 2018 | The new "NEST Aerial Robotics Hub" of Empa and Imperial College London is all about autonomous, soft-material drones. The aim of the new cooperation is to integrate functional materials into robot technology. As permanent residents, the flying robots...
Technology Briefing at Empa in Thun

Industrial coatings: the next generation

Nov 20, 2018 | Industry representatives met at Empa's Thun campus last week to get information on the latest high-tech trends in industrial coatings. The partnership with the Hightech Zentrum Aargau strengthens the transfer of knowledge from research to companies.
World premiere: the first HYDRO_BOT ski jacket

Get rid of sweat at the push of a button

Nov 16, 2018 | The Swiss sportswear manufacturer KJUS presented the world's first ski jacket with an integrated electronic user-controlled membrane on November 15. Thanks to the HYDRO_BOT technology developed together with Empa, the ski jacket actively pumps out sw...

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