Vision: Materials and Technologies for a Sustainable Future
As an interdisciplinary research institute of the ETH Domain, Empa (German acronym for Eidgenössische Materialprüfungs- und Forschungsanstalt), the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, conducts cutting-edge materials and technology research.
Our research and development activities focus on meeting the requirements of industry and the needs of society, and thus link applications-oriented research to the practical implementation of new ideas in the areas of:
- “smart” materials and surfaces,
- sustainable building and environmental technologies,
- medical technology and solutions for personalized medicine.
Empa – The Place where Innovation Starts
So that Switzerland will continue to lead the global innovation rankings in the future – Gian-Luca Bona / CEO Empa
8600, Dübendorf, Switzerland