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Preeclampsia

Save diagnosis for mother and child

Jan 23, 2020 | Preeclampsia is a particularly dreaded pregnancy complication that threatens the lives of mother and child. A correct diagnosis, however, is currently time-consuming and, in many cases, inaccurate. The Empa spin-off “MOMM Diagnostics” is developing a...
Renovation

The path to an energy-efficient building park

Jan 20, 2020 | Heating, hot water and private electricity consumption consume large amounts of energy and cause high CO2 emissions. Energy-efficient renovations of buildings can reduce this consumption – but how is the money best used for which type of building? Em...
Mirko Kovac

Vertical take-off

Jan 14, 2020 | Mirko Kovac is heading the new Materials and Technology Center of Robotics of Empa and Imperial College London. Together with his team, he develops drones and flying robots, which are supposed to help autonomously with building maintenance, for insta...

How can our ecological footprint be reduced? Empa is researching various possibilities, whether through sophisticated heating and cooling systems, innovative building refurbishment or novel cement formulas. And how harmful is streaming really? Read the latest issue of our research magazine online.

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