Successful conclusion to first project phase

“move” through to the next round

Jun 21, 2018 | Around two years ago, Empa opened “move”, the demonstrator for the mobility of the future, with a view to revealing various paths for mobility with renewable energy. After two years of practical tests, the first project phase has now been completed s...
Research on smart windows

An unlikely marriage among oxides

Jun 19, 2018 | Sebastian Siol is looking for new materials with unusual properties that were so far not accessible in experiments. To do this, he connects partners who don't really fit together: One partner forces the other into a state that would not be possible w...
Water tunnel opened at Empa

Bringing the heat out of the city

Jun 15, 2018 | Heat waves are increasing worldwide - and that includes Switzerland. Cities in particular suffer as a result: the temperature difference between city and countryside can amount to several degrees. A new water tunnel at Empa could help to alleviate th...

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