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Energy-saving construction and refurbishment

Aerogel Architecture Award 2021

Jul 28, 2020 | The competition starts on 1 August 2020 and includes construction projects with Aerogel in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
Circular economy

Fluorine recycling for lithium-ion batteries

Jul 21, 2020 | Lithium-ion batteries contain salts rich in fluorine, which decompose in humid air to toxic, highly corrosive hydrogen fluoride. The hazardous nature of this substance makes recycling more difficult and more expensive. A research project entitled "Fl...
Avenir Suisse relies on Empa expertise

At full throttle towards "net zero"

Jul 16, 2020 | The think tank Avenir Suisse today presented its latest publication entitled "Sustainable Powertrain Technologies". The key message is clear: an openness towards different technologies is needed to achieve the climate goal of "net zero" – meaning CO2...
Mit vereinten Kräften für sichere Masken

Projekt ReMask

The current issue of the Empa Quarterly presents fresh ideas from the Empa Laboratory which, with their innovative power, can help to successfully overcome these turbulent times. From new fabrication methods such as alloys created during the manufacturing process, to electronics derived from the printer. Read the latest issue of our research magazine online.

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