Empa - a Research Institute of the ETH Domain

As an interdisciplinary research institute of the ETH Domain, Empa, the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, conducts cutting-edge materials and technology research. Empa’s R&D 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. As a result, Empa is capable of providing its partners with customized solutions that not only enhance their innovative edge and international competitiveness, but also help to improve the quality of life for the public at large. A careful use of our natural resources and a way of thinking in terms of closed cycles is a core element of Empa's approach. Through an efficient technology transfer Empa is turning research results into marketable innovations: Empa – The Place where Innovation Starts