Bright Minds: a special livestream on Mining the Atmosphere

Why negative CO2 emissions are desperately needed – Bright Minds provides answers

Apr 18, 2024 | Technical solutions are essential to counteract climate change effectively and as quickly as possible. With its large-scale research initiative Mining the Atmosphere, Empa is proposing nothing less than a paradigm shift: from a CO2-emitting to a CO2-...
Eco-friendly textiles without PFAS

Finally friendly fibers

Apr 16, 2024 | Rain jackets, swimming trunks or upholstery fabrics: Textiles with water-repellent properties require chemical impregnation. Although fluorine-containing PFAS chemicals are effective, they are also harmful to human health and accumulate in the enviro...
Launch of the Horizon Europe project HEATWISE

Computers heat buildings

Apr 11, 2024 | Zero heat waste: This is the goal of a dozen European companies and research institutions, including Empa, in the Horizon Europe project HEATWISE. The focus is on buildings with extensive IT loads. All waste heat from these systems is to be integrate...


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