NEST at Swissbau 2018

Real-world district for digital innovation

Dec 15, 2017 | For the very first time, the "Innovation Lab", a special exhibition for digital transformations in the construction industry, will be held at Swissbau 2018 from 16 to 20 January. NEST, the modular research and demonstration platform from Empa and Eaw...
Empa's youngest scientific co-author

“Olympic gold” for budding scientist

Dec 11, 2017 | What started out as a two-week internship at Empa culminated in the GENIUS Olympiad in the US for Luca Schaufelberger: as the winner of the national competition “Swiss Youth in Science”, he represented Switzerland at the Olympic Games for bright mind...
Carbosense 4D

High-res CO2 observation over Switzerland

Dec 7, 2017 | Switzerland is to gain a dense, globally unique atmospheric CO2 measuring network: 300 sensors will permanently collect up-to-date readings, to provide near-real time information on man-made emissions and CO2 uptake by the biosphere

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Lithium ion batteries are flammable, the price of the raw material is rising. So are there alternatives? Yes: Empa researchers have discovered promising new approaches. Read more in the latest issue out now.

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