Facts and Figures
Researchers like to measure things – including their own performance. On this page we assemble facts and figures about Empa that might be worth knowing. For instance, in 2020 Empa researchers and engineers published over 850 scientific papers and patented 14 developments. By the end of the year, over 100 projects funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF), over 80 projects supported by Innosuisse, and roughly 70 EU projects were underway at Empa. In 2020 Empa also attracted almost 51 million Swiss francs in third-party funding for projects. The 29 spin-offs together with other start-ups in Empa’s two business incubators employ a total of over 1100 employees – and counting.