Patches with a light switch
Sep 10, 2018 | If drugs are to enter the body painlessly and efficiently, they can be administered via skin patches. Researchers at Empa and the University of Fribourg are currently developing nano-containers for therapeutic agents that can be controlled by light.
Carbon fiber plasters for bridges
Sep 6, 2018 | Empa scientists are saving iron bridges from the 19th century from collapse. Carbon fiber plasters are strengthening the crumbling structures. A railway bridge in Switzerland and a road bridge in Australia have already been reinforced successfully. M...
Artificial intelligence in quality monitoring
Aug 29, 2018 | Welding, printing, crushing concrete – an Empa team monitors noisy processes with the help of artificial intelligence. This way you can literally hear production errors and imminent accidents.
Sep 27, 2018
BIO-AFM: AFM and related Techniques for Biological Research
The Atomic Force Microscope (AFM) allows the study of biological materials in their native, liquid environment. High-speed AFM allows the detection of such processes and bio-molecules in action with sub-molecular spatial resolution.
Oct 17, 2018
Materialbearbeitung mit Laser
Die TeilnehmerInnen lernen im Kurs die heute möglichen Bearbeitungsverfahren mit Laser kennen. Sie erfahren, wie der Einsatz des Lasers die verschiedenen Herausforderungen.
Oct 25, 2018
The Antimicrobial Resistance on Biomaterials Workshop
The aim of the ‘The Antimicrobial Resistance on Biomaterials Workshop’ is to bring together leaders in science, medicine, and industry to discuss how antimicrobial surfaces can be used in a sensible way to reduce the risk of antimicrobial resistance ...