Financial support for Empa research project

Plant-based insulation materials as CO2 sinks?

Jan 27, 2023 | Empa researchers want to develop a novel type of insulating material from plant-based raw materials or waste products that can permanently bind the CO2 it contains by means of a special heat treatment – and thus act as a CO2 sink. What's more, once t...
Award for dissertations

Empa researchers to receive ETH Medal

Jan 23, 2023 | Each year, ETH Zurich awards the ETH Medal to a small number of doctoral students whose dissertations were considered particularly outstanding. This year, two Empa researchers received the award.
Air pollutants

What makes particulate matter so dangerous?

Jan 19, 2023 | Large amounts of particulate matter in the air are known to be harmful to human health. But many questions remain unanswered: Which components are particularly dangerous? At what concentrations? The "oxidative potential" of particulate matter could s...


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Materials & Technology

for a Sustainable Future

Empa conducts cutting-edge materials and technology research, generating interdisciplinary solutions to major challenges faced by industry, and creates the necessary scientific basis to ensure that our society develops in a sustainable manner. As part of the ETH Domain, Empa is committed to excellence in all its activities.