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 2021 Empa researchers and engineers published over 850 scientific papers and patented 13 developments. By the end of the year, over 110 projects funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF), nearly 100 projects supported by Innosuisse, and roughly 70 EU projects were underway at Empa. In 2021 Empa also attracted almost 74 million Swiss francs in third-party funding for projects. The 32 spin-offs together with other start-ups in Empa’s two business incubators employ a total around 1100 employees.