Empa CEO re-elected

Gian-Luca Bona re-elected by Federal Council

May 12, 2021 | The Federal Council confirmed Empa CEO Gian-Luca Bona in office. Bona has been re-elected for a fourth term from 1 September 2021 to 31 May 2022.
Empa’s Annual Report 2020 now online

An enormous impact – despite Corona

May 12, 2021 | Empa’s Annual Report 2020 leads you on a gripping journey through the world of research and innovation; you may be surprised at how broad the term "applied research" is defined at Empa.

Eco-energy without limits?

May 11, 2021 | Even a sustainable circular economy doesn't run without energy. Solar panels and wind farms, tidal and geothermal power plants: They all divert energy from energy fluxes that had remained untapped since time immemorial. The question is therefore: Wha...


Whether it be a bilateral collaboration on a specific research project, as partner in a multi-institutional network or consortium, through our high-end technical and analytical services, a research mandate or in a strategic partnership – there are numerous different ways and possibilities to cooperate with Empa.

All of them, however, have the same goal: to transform the latest findings from research into marketable innovations – in close cooperation with our partners from industry.

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Materials & Technology

for a Sustainable Future

Empa conducts cutting-edge materials and technology research, generating interdisciplinary solutions to major challenges faced by industry, and creates the necessary scientific basis to ensure that our society develops in a sustainable manner. As part of the ETH Domain, Empa is committed to excellence in all its activities.