Next generation of AI

Smart robots need intelligent materials

Apr 8, 2021 | Artificial intelligence (AI) is nowadays considered a fundamental asset for developing products and technologies across industries, giving companies who master it a competitive edge. What is still lacking, however, is a thorough discussion about the ...
Developing countries

Tailor-made power grids

Apr 1, 2021 | Empa researcher Cristina Dominguez is developing a computer model, which can be used to plan electricity grids in developing countries. To collect data, she travelled to Kenya to get an idea of how people live without electricity and what development...
SILVARSTAR: Launch of a new European research project

Software tools to reduce railway noise

Mar 31, 2021 | SILVARSTAR, a two-year European research project funded under the EU's Horizon 2020 program, aims to provide the railway community with software tools and methodologies to assess the noise and vibration environmental impact of railway traffic. The pr...


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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.