Empa - Eidgenössische Materialprüfungs- und Forschungsanstalt

Technics & Industry
22. September 2021, 11:35
Miscellaneous scientific news/publications, Contests / Awards

Design as a boost for renewable energy

Building envelopes offer plenty of space for energy generation. However, photovoltaic façades are still rare – although technology and...  [mehr]

Earth & Life
15. September 2021, 11:41
Transfer of Science or Research, Research results

Fireproof and comfortable

State-of-the-art flame retardant cotton textiles suffer from release of formaldehyde and are uncomfortable to wear. Empa scientists managed to...  [mehr]

Technics & Industry
6. September 2021, 12:00
Research projects, Cooperation agreements

Cells as a model for fluid cybernetic systems

As part of the COgITOR project, researchers want to develop a new concept for an artificial cybernetic system that derives its name from Rene...  [mehr]

Earth & Life
13. Juli 2021, 10:11
Research results

Molecules in collective ecstasy

"What we see here is energy transfer that is much faster than in any semiconductor," enthuses Jakob Heier. The physicist works in Empa's...  [mehr]

Earth & Life
1. Juli 2021, 13:58
Research results

Composing new energy systems

A renewable energy system is pretty much like a symphony. To achieve harmony, it takes more than just scribbling a few notes on a piece of paper....  [mehr]

Earth & Life
22. Juni 2021, 11:48
Research projects

Solar energy from the deep repository

Underground Sun Conversion: The technology with this rather exciting name, patented by the Austrian energy company RAG Austria AG, offers a way to...  [mehr]

Earth & Life
17. Juni 2021, 9:21
Research results

Detoxifiers from the landfill

The production of chemicals is a cumbersome business. Often, only a small part of what is actually wanted is produced in the factory. The large...  [mehr]