NEST - Exploring the Future of Buildings
NEST is the modular research and innovation building of Empa and Eawag. At NEST, new technologies, materials and systems are tested, researched, further developed and validated under real conditions. Close cooperation with partners from research, industry and the public sector ensures that innovative construction and energy technologies are put onto the market faster.
Advancing the future of the construction industry together
The Innovation Park Central Switzerland and NEST are launching a new partnership. Together, innovative solutions for buildings and urban districts are to be designed, tested and made ready for the market.
NEST joins European Network of Living Labs
NEST is a new member of the European Network of Living Labs. During the OpenLivingLab Days in Thessaloniki in September, NEST and 19 other projects were officially welcomed to the network.
An almost closed circle
The Urban Mining & Recycling unit is a benchmark for circular construction: it is 96% circular. This is shown by a recently published paper on the inclusion of the unit in Madaster's material register.