Innovation from interdisciplinary collaboration
Mar 1, 2021 | There is plenty of space for energy generation on building envelopes. However, photovoltaic façades are still rare, even though technology and aesthetics can be combined. As part of a competition, students at the Lucerne University of Applied Science...
Joint research of Empa and PSI
Feb 25, 2021 | Researchers at the Paul Scherrer Institute PSI and the partner institute Empa have started a joint initiative called SynFuels. The goal is to develop a process for producing kerosene from renewable resources. In this way liquid fuel mixtures of the h...
Siloxene: a new Empa spin-off
Feb 18, 2021 | After a successful career in research at Empa, Matthias Koebel has now ventured into the private sector and founded the start-up Siloxene. The young entrepreneur has a construction kit filled with a miracle material, a lot of know-how and – despite t...
Mar 16, 2021 – Mar 18, 2021
Self-responsive, Smart Materials for Robots Training (SMART)
This time the SMART ITN offers a multidisciplinary training by combining two emerging fields of smart materials and soft robots with meaningful societal and economic impact (T-model). The second training event will be organised virtually (via Zoom).
Apr 23, 2021
Simulation for Metal Additive Manufacturing
Effective contribution of metal additive manufacturing (MAM) to the vision of Industry 4.0 necessitates a better understanding of the ongoing phenomena during the process to address key challenges related to the quality of the printed parts.
May 28, 2021
Elektrochemische Charakterisierung und Korrosion
Der Kurs beginnt mit einer Einführung in die Korrosion und in wichtige, elektrochemische Standard-Messtechniken. Der Kurs zeigt vor allem die Möglichkeiten sowie die Herausforderungen von lokalen, elektrochemischen Messtechniken für Korrosionsuntersu...