Empa (Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology)
Academic & Applied Research Institutions
Empa conducts cutting-edge interdisciplinary research in materials science and technology development. In the area of Medtech and personalized medicine, we investigate and develop new materials and systems to protect and support the human body and its function under different conditions. Our activities rely on a comprehensive and holistic view, from single atoms to the macroscale, as well as on a highly interconnected expertise in material synthesis and processing, bio-analytics, computational modeling and simulations, bioinformatics, imaging and life sciences. 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, true to its mission: «Empa – The Place where Innovation Starts».