Vorbereitung auf die Zukunft der Energie

Empa und VSE kooperieren im Projekt «Energiewelten»

Sep 21, 2016 | Im Rahmen des VSE-Projekts «Energiewelten» haben die Empa und der Verband Schweizerischer Elektrizitätsunternehmen (VSE) eine enge Zusammenarbeit vereinbart. Durch die Verschmelzung des VSE-Projekts Energiewelten als Denkmodell und der konkreten Fors...
Single crystal measures radioactivity

Affordable detectors for gamma radiation

Sep 20, 2016 | A research team at Empa and ETH Zurich has developed single crystals made of lead halide perovskites, which are able to gage radioactive radiation with high precision. Initial experiments have shown that these crystals, which can be manufactured from...
Keeping wood destroying fungi at bay

Empa-Spin-off wins financial support

Sep 16, 2016 | Swisscom Ventures and Reto Vincenz are contributing to a seed-financing round for MycoSolutions AG, an Empa, St. Gallen, spin-off company. This start-up support should allow the new firm to break into the international market and expand production at...

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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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