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Wearable solar concentrators

Turning streetwear into solar concentrators

Oct 22, 2020 | Researchers at Empa and ETH Zurich succeeded in developing a material that works like a luminescent solar concentrator and can even be applied to textiles. This opens up numerous possibilities for producing energy directly where it is needed, i.e. in...
Another "Distinguished Senior Researcher" at Empa

Distinction for one who is looking upwards

Oct 20, 2020 | The atmospheric scientist Dominik Brunner became the 5th Empa scientist to be appointed "Distinguished Senior Researcher". With this distinction, Empa's Board of Directors honors researchers with a particularly high international reputation.
Podcast from the NEST (in German)

Peter Richner in conversation with visionaries

Oct 8, 2020 | In the NEST Podcast, Peter Richner, Deputy Director of Empa, meets interesting guests from politics, engineering sciences and architecture to discuss innovations in the building industry and its future. The guest of the current episode is Fabio Grama...
Mit vereinten Kräften für sichere Masken

Projekt ReMask

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

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