Empa is an interdisciplinary research and services institution for material sciences and technology development within the ETH Domain. Empa’s research and development activities are oriented to meeting the requirements of industry and the needs of our society, and link together applications-oriented research and the practical implementation of new ideas, science and industry, and science and society.

Thanks to its years of experience in the field, Empa is able to offer its industrial partners solutions tailored to meet their specific needs. This encourages companies to think and act in innovative ways and at the same time helps to improve the quality of life for all of us. Safety, reliability and sustainability of materials and systems – these are the watchwords which form a common thread running through all Empa activities. In this respect the institution plays a key role in the Swiss educational, research and innovation scene.

Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Testing and Research (EMPA)
Überlandstrasse 129
8600 Dübendorf

Phone: 0041 58 765 11 11
Fax: 0041 58 765 11 22