Annual Report 2018 is online

Top-notch research is the basis for a successful technology transfer

Apr 17, 2019 | In such a highly competitive environment as scientific research, it is a good idea to ask yourself on a regular basis just how well you fare by international comparison. With this in mind, Empa conducted a peer review last October: eleven internation...
New lab head for "Acoustics / Noise Control"

Jean-Marc Wunderli takes over

Apr 11, 2019 | Jean-Marc Wunderli will be in charge of the "Acoustics/ Noise Control" lab at Empa in Dübendorf. He succeeds Kurt Eggenschwiler.
Spalted wood

Rotten to the core

Apr 2, 2019 | Fungi that decompose tree trunks can conjure up real works of art in wood. In nature, however, the decay-causing fungi not only decorate the tree, but also destroy it. Empa researchers are now teaching the fungi how to draw. The result: upscale spalt...

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