Empa-Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology

EMPA is a materials science and technology research institution. It belongs to the ETH domain and as such is an important element in education, science and innovation in Switzerland. It specializes in applications, focused research and development, and provides high-level services in the field of sustainable materials science and technology. Its core tasks are innovative collaboration with industry and public institutions, ensuring the safety of people and the environment, knowledge propagation and university-level teaching. EMPA has gained a large experience in computer assisted alloy development and materials characterization, in particular of high-temperature alloys. The Advanced Joining Technologies Group within the Laboratory for Joining Technologies and Corrosion has proven experiences and skilled resources in alloy development and characterization with a special emphasize on joining and interface technology and has close relations to the industry.

Website: www.empa.ch