Facts and Figures
Researchers like to measure things – including their own performance. On this page we assemble facts and figures about Empa that might be worth knowing. For instance, in 2018 Empa researchers and engineers published over 700 scientific papers and patented 14 developments. By the end of the year, over 120 projects funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF), nearly 100 projects supported by the Commission for Technology and Innovation (CTI), and roughly 70 EU projects were underway at Empa. In 2018 Empa also attracted over 50 million Swiss francs in third-party funding for projects. The 26 spin-offs together with other start-ups in Empa’s two business incubators employ a total of almost 800 employees – and counting.