Projects in the area of Life Cycle Assessment

On-going projects
  • LACE - Laboratory for Applied Circular Economy / 2018-2021. More
  • OASES - Open Assessment of Swiss Economy and Society / 2018-2021. More
  • Greensense - Sustainable, Wireless, Autonomous Nanocellulose-based Quantitative DoA Biosensing Platform / 2018-2021. More
  • Porous4App - Pilot plant production of controlled doped nanoporous carbonaceous materials for energy and catalysis applications / 2016-2020. More
  • Update and expansion of the life cycle inventory data about the primary production of scarce and critical metals / 2015-2019.
  • NanoReg II - Development and implementation of Grouping and Safe-by-Design approaches within regulatory frameworks / 2015-2018.
Finished projects
  • Environmental Assessment of the Urban Mining and Recycling (UMAR) unit in the NEST building / 2017-2018.
  • Graphene Flagship - Development of gate-to-gate Life Cycle Inventory Data and Life Cycle Impact Assessment Characterisation Factors / 2016-2018.
  • CARINHYPH - Bottom-up fabrication of nano carbon-inorganic hybrid materials for photocatalytic hydrogen production / 2013-2015.
  • Chances and Risks of Nanoscale Electrode Materials for Li-Ion-Batteries. Part "Life Cycle Assessment" / 2014-2015.
  • LICARA - Life cycle approach and human risk impact assessment, product stewardship and stakeholder risk/benefit communication of nanomaterials / 2012-2014. More
  • NanoCelluComp - Development of very high performance bioderived composite materials of cellulose nanofibres and polysaccharides / 2011-2014. More
  • NanoHouse - Cycle of Nanoparticle-based Products used in House Coating / 2010-2013. More

   

Contact

Dr. Roland Hischier

Empa
Technology & Society Laboratory
Lerchenfeldstrasse 5
CH-9014 St. Gallen
Tel.: +41 58 765 78 47

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