Step by step to the perfect and sustainable pavement

Tailor-made asphalt

Jul 12, 2018 | The one ideal asphalt for all conditions does not exist: Climatic conditions, traffic frequencies and loads place different demands on the pavement. Another challenge: preparing old asphalt so that it can be used for new pavements. Thanks to Empa res...
Cooperation between Daetwyler and Empa Spin-off

«Smart» polymers transform electrical energy into mechanical work

Jul 11, 2018 | CTsystems, a spin-off of Empa, and Daetwyler, the Swiss specialist for sealing solutions, partner up to market and industrialize polymer transducer technology. CTsystems has already presented the first prototype of electromechanical polymer converter...
Dalhousie University appoints Empa researcher

Adjunct professorship for Thijs Defraeye

Jul 4, 2018 | Empa researcher Thijs Defraeye has been appointed adjunct professor at Dalhousie University in Canada within the Department of Engineering and the Faculty of Agriculture. His new position and the associated collaboration with Dalhousie University wil...

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