Ozon und Sommersmog

Klimawandel gefährdet heutige Erfolge

Aug 23, 2016 | Der Ozongehalt in der Umgebungsluft hat trotz erfolgreicher Luftreinhaltemassnahmen in der Schweiz im Verlauf der letzten Jahre nur wenig abgenommen. Das besagen die Auswertungen von langjährigen Messreihen des Nationalen Beobachtungsnetzes für Luftf...
Tag der offenen (Labor-)Tür in St. Gallen

Knapp 4000 Gäste zu Besuch an der Empa

Aug 22, 2016 | Seit 20 Jahren entwickelt die Empa im repräsentativen Gebäude im St. Galler «Moos» Materialien und Technologien für die Zukunft. Grund genug, um zu feiern und die Türen für das Publikum zu öffnen. Knapp 4000 Personen folgten der Einladung und liessen...
Future mobility

First public rapid E-charging station in St Gallen

Aug 18, 2016 | On 18th August 2016 the municipality of the city of St Gallen commissioned its first public rapid re-charging station, located on the Empa site in the city. This gives the drivers of electric vehicles the ability to recharge their automobiles within ...

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Special Focus on NEST

NEST is a living lab aimed at accelerating the innovation process in the building and energy sector. More than 90 partners from research, industry and the public sector will be joining forces at NEST to develop sustainable technologies, materials and systems, and test them under real conditions. The latest issue of EmpaQuarterly is focused entirely on that prestigious project.



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