New appointments

New members elected to Empa's Directorate

May 23, 2024 | At its meeting on 22/23 May, the ETH Board appointed the heads of two Empa departments as members of the institute's Directorate: Nathalie Casas, Head of the Department Energy, Mobility and Environment, and René Rossi and Manfred Heuberger, who are C...
Grid-friendly energy supply for buildings

Buffering peak loads with hydrogen

May 21, 2024 | The chilly winter days drive up electricity demand in the building sector – especially when heat pumps are being used. The "H2 districts" project supported by the Swiss Federal Office of Energy (SFOE) is investigating the potential of fuel cells in b...
Platform for future healthcare innovations

Health Innovation Hub opens at Switzerland Innovation Park East

May 16, 2024 | With the opening of the Health Innovation Hub, Switzerland Innovation Park East is laying the foundation for future innovations in the areas of wearables, health monitoring and disease prevention. The hub serves as a platform for initiating, promotin...


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Empa conducts cutting-edge materials and technology research, generating interdisciplinary solutions to major challenges faced by industry, and creates the necessary scientific basis to ensure that our society develops in a sustainable manner. As part of the ETH Domain, Empa is committed to excellence in all its activities.