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Waterproof fabrics without PFAS: the Swiss study

Water-repellent and ecological fabrics: finally PFAS-free



EMPA researchers have developed an environmentally friendly method for waterproofing textile fibers that does not use fluorocarbon compounds

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Pollution: what does Indian smog contain

How to clean New Delhi's stuffy air: the study



Research into the particulate matter that asphyxiates cities in northern India reveals which substances are particularly harmful to health

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The Vallon incinerator under the lens of scientists

Lausanne, on the trail of pollution: the story of an incinerator



A team of scientists has reconstructed the events of the Vallon waste-to-energy plant and the invisible contamination that shocked the Canton of Vaud

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Sustainable polyamides, the study in Switzerland

Sustainable plastic obtained from agricultural waste is already a reality



Sustainable (and economical) polyamides starting from sugar extracted from biomass: there is already a spin-off ready to put them on the market

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Smart Grid: energy aggregation

The intelligent and innovative Italian Smart Grid is made-in-Switzerland



From Manno's Hive Power start-up, a new software to manage energy networks with electric vehicles acting as backup sources

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The 5 riskiest areas of the Atlantic for animals

Plastic in the Atlantic: the 5 riskiest areas for animals



For the first time, a study reveals the northern Atlantic areas where oil-derived waste is much more dangerous for marine life

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Construction: Roland Kühnel is the CEO of timpla GmbH

Roland Kühnel: “There are seven deadly sins of current construction”



For the CEO of timpla GmbH, which opened Germany's largest wood module factory, "we are slowly building to death..."

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MNP in Arctic ice: laboratory research

How micro and nanoplastics end up in the Arctic ice



Environmental scientist Alice Pradel grows ice cores in ETH laboratories to study the accumulation of MNPs in the North Pole seas

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Artificial Intelligence to save coral reefs

Coral reefs: 3D mapping thanks to Artificial Intelligence



Thanks to DeepReefMap AI it is possible to create a three-dimensional map of corals in a few minutes and today using simple cameras

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Climate crisis and artificial intelligence: the reduction of greenhouse gases

Artificial Intelligence and the climate crisis: opportunity or threat?



An analysis of exploiting the potential of AI to mitigate global warming, while paying attention to the contraindications

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Tanja Zimmermann: interview with the Director of EMPA on the Swiss project “Mining the Atmosphere” in collaboration with EAWAG

Tanja Zimmermann: “We are trying to 'materialize' energy”



The Director of the Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology on the ticket with EAWAG in the “Mining the Atmosphere” project

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Martin Ackermann: interview with the Director of EAWAG on the Swiss project “Mining the Atmosphere” in collaboration with EMPA

Martin Ackermann: “Climate adaptation? Protect yourself”



The Director of the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology on the help to EMPA in the “Mining the Atmosphere” project

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Pollution: what does Indian smog contain

How to clean New Delhi's stuffy air: the study


Research into the particulate matter that asphyxiates cities in northern India reveals which substances are particularly harmful to health

The Vallon incinerator under the lens of scientists

Lausanne, on the trail of pollution: the story of an incinerator


A team of scientists has reconstructed the events of the Vallon waste-to-energy plant and the invisible contamination that shocked the Canton of Vaud

Sustainable polyamides, the study in Switzerland

Sustainable plastic obtained from agricultural waste is already a reality


Sustainable (and economical) polyamides starting from sugar extracted from biomass: there is already a spin-off ready to put them on the market

Smart Grid: energy aggregation

The intelligent and innovative Italian Smart Grid is made-in-Switzerland


From Manno's Hive Power start-up, a new software to manage energy networks with electric vehicles acting as backup sources

The 5 riskiest areas of the Atlantic for animals

Plastic in the Atlantic: the 5 riskiest areas for animals


For the first time, a study reveals the northern Atlantic areas where oil-derived waste is much more dangerous for marine life

Construction: Roland Kühnel is the CEO of timpla GmbH

Roland Kühnel: “There are seven deadly sins of current construction”


For the CEO of timpla GmbH, which opened Germany's largest wood module factory, "we are slowly building to death..."

MNP in Arctic ice: laboratory research

How micro and nanoplastics end up in the Arctic ice


Environmental scientist Alice Pradel grows ice cores in ETH laboratories to study the accumulation of MNPs in the North Pole seas

Artificial Intelligence to save coral reefs

Coral reefs: 3D mapping thanks to Artificial Intelligence


Thanks to DeepReefMap AI it is possible to create a three-dimensional map of corals in a few minutes and today using simple cameras

Climate crisis and artificial intelligence: the reduction of greenhouse gases

Artificial Intelligence and the climate crisis: opportunity or threat?


An analysis of exploiting the potential of AI to mitigate global warming, while paying attention to the contraindications

Tanja Zimmermann: interview with the Director of EMPA on the Swiss project “Mining the Atmosphere” in collaboration with EAWAG

Tanja Zimmermann: “We are trying to 'materialize' energy”


The Director of the Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology on the ticket with EAWAG in the “Mining the Atmosphere” project

Martin Ackermann: interview with the Director of EAWAG on the Swiss project “Mining the Atmosphere” in collaboration with EMPA

Martin Ackermann: “Climate adaptation? Protect yourself”


The Director of the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology on the help to EMPA in the “Mining the Atmosphere” project

Extract gold from e-waste thanks to cheese

E-waste “becomes” gold thanks to cheese proteins


ETH researchers have developed a sustainable method for extracting gold from e-waste using whey proteins

Greenland: David Janssen of EAWAG collecting water samples from the island's southern rivers
Heavy metals: the new Eawag study

Heavy metals in Greenland rivers: the new study…


David Janssen's research on the waterways of southern Greenland: a tool for the responsible development of…


BWT Alpine F1 Team: since 2000 the Castrol brand has been part of the bp group, but has maintained its separate identity also in Formula 1
BWT Alpine F1 Team: bp's Digbox uses intelligent screening algorithms, which recognize the behavior of the buildings at the Alpine headquarters

Cutting-edge technologies from bp for the BWT Alpine F1 Team


In Enstone the innovative Digbox measurement tool and the data analysis portal to support the achievement…


Ferrari Philip Morris International: an artistic illustration of the E-Lab aimed at evaluating solutions that contribute to industrial electrification in the generation, storage and transformation of renewable energy
Ferrari Philip Morris International: an artistic illustration of the E-Lab aimed at evaluating solutions that contribute to industrial electrification in the generation, storage and transformation of renewable energy

Joint Ferrari-Philip Morris International e-Lab for innovation


Partnership relaunched between Maranello and Lausanne to explore technological solutions related to sustainable energy in…


How we will use AI to rid the oceans of plastic
AI and ocean health: deep learning can help us remove plastics from the sea

Artificial Intelligence will help us clean the oceans of plastic


A new university AI model has learned to recognize plastic debris floating in the sea with precision…


Ocean Race: sailing in Antarctica to study microplastics
Ocean Race: on a sailing boat in search of microplastics in Antarctica

The Ocean Race, mission to Antarctica on a… sailing boat


Driven by the wind in the Southern Ocean: the first extra-regatta scientific mission of the round-the-world trip will…


Greece: artistic image of the side entrance of the Mall of the commercial hub of The Ellinikon park in Athens, Greece
Greece: Artist's image of the outer space of The Ellinikon park commercial hub in Athens, Greece

Photogallery, the metropolitan park to relaunch the whole of Greece


Roundup of images of The Ellinikon urban project under construction on the 363 hectare site of the former airport…


Ocean: among the most dangerous noise sources according to the UN report are maritime transport, seismic investigations with compressed air weapons and piling, a construction technique used for offshore wind farms
Ocean: man-made noise threatens entire ecosystems

The noise of the ocean has changed and entire ecosystems are threatened


The soundscape of the great seas in the times of the Anthropocene: thus the underwater noise produced by men...


Aviation: tests of a new sustainable fuel by the Schweizer Armee in Payerne in the Canton of Vaud
Aviation: ICAO Conference on Aviation and Alternative Fuels (CAAF) in Dubai from 20 to 24 November 2023

International aviation will now focus on sustainable fuels


Decided to reduce net CO2030 emissions by 5 percent by 2 thanks to alternative propellants…


LC3, the sustainable cement created by EPFL
Cement, a concrete and sustainable solution from EPFL

A more sustainable cement is ready for the construction of the future


A new material developed by EPFL could revolutionize concrete production and save 500 million…


Climate change: the Federal Council of Switzerland in Bern
Climate change: activists are calling for very rapid action

Climate change: Switzerland allied with Chile, Kenya and Tunisia


Bern agreements with the governments of Santiago, Nairobi and Tunis as the emission reduction objectives are…


Plastic: Eleonora Ortolani's vanilla ice cream made from plastic waste
Plastic: Eleonora Ortolani's vanilla ice cream made from plastic waste

Here is the first vanilla ice cream produced from... plastic waste


Can we eliminate plastic waste... by eating it? An incredible sorbet flavored with PET and the taste of…


Michèle Kottelat: the Green Liberal Party of Switzerland is a centrist and "green" movement
Michèle Kottelat: a great Swiss expert in the circular economy

Michèle Kottelat: “It's time to move to a circular economy…”


Interviewed by BAK Economics, the great Swiss sustainability expert highlights the importance of analyses…