Sep 15, 2021 | A new chemical process developed by Empa turns cotton into a fire-resistant fabric, that nevertheless retains the skin-friendly properties of cotton.
Sep 13, 2021 | On 26 August 1992, two people showed up at the Empa reception in Dübendorf with two samples of Osmium-187 – a rare and valuable isotope of the platinum metal –, which they wanted to have analyzed. This required an inorganic mass spectrometer, of whic...
Flexible solar cells gain power
Sep 7, 2021 | A new efficiency record of 21.4% for flexible CIGS solar cell on polymer film has been achieved by scientists at Empa. Solar cells of this type are especially suited for applications on roofs, transport vehicles or mobile devices.
Sep 23, 2021
Tage der Technik 2021 – Food Engineering
Kann es gelingen, die Weltbevölkerung heute und in Zukunft ausreichend und gesund zu ernähren? Welche Herausforderungen bestehen bei der Entwicklung lebensmitteltechnischer Prozesse sowie bei der Verarbeitung und Distribution von Lebensmitteln? Diese...
Oct 6, 2021
Virtual opening event of the NEST unit HiLo
At the virtual opening event the project teams will provide insights into the technologies and processes used and discuss where this path will lead us in the future.
Oct 12, 2021 – Oct 14, 2021
Additive Manufacturing Conference
Advanced manufacturing technology has enabled disruptive change in manufacturing for years. The next revolution? Additive manufacturing. The challenges: Exciting. The growth opportunities? Huge. How best to learn more and imagine the possibilities? J...