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08 Apr
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SWEET Program Launches Call to Tackle Hard-to-Abate Emissions
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The Swiss Federal Office of Energy (SFOE) and the Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN) have announced a new call for proposals under the SWEET funding program. This initiative...
02 Feb
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The ICON Weather and Climate Model is Now Open Source
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The ICON weather and climate model, a collaborative effort by Swiss and German researchers, is now open source. This groundbreaking move aims to enhance transparency and foster inn...
30 Oct
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Geneva’s Open Quantum Institute to Accelerate Sustainable Solutions
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The Geneva Science and Diplomacy Anticipator (GESDA) has launched the Open Quantum Institute (OQI). The OQI aims to harness quantum technologies to accelerate progress towards the ...
17 Oct
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Meeting the Global Food Challenge by 2050
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Scientists, including EPFL researchers, tackle the challenge of feeding 10 billion people by 2050 amid conflicts and climate change. Emphasizing sustainable solutions, they explore...
05 Sep
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BTRY: Revolutionizing Rechargeable Batteries for Sustainability
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Swiss start-up BTRY, a spin-off from Empa research, is poised to revolutionize rechargeable batteries with thin-film technology. Their lithium metal-based solid-state battery offer...
28 Aug
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Bonn Conference Sets Agenda for Biodiversity Action Beyond 2023
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Switzerland actively participates in the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform's conference on biodiversity and ecosystem services in Bonn. Focus on combatting invasive non-nat...
24 Aug
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Recycling the Non-Recyclable: New Epoxy Resin Resists Flames and Reduces Waste
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#RecyclingInnovation: Empa's breakthrough epoxy resin combines recyclability, flame resistance & strength. From aerospace to wooden floors, it revolutionizes materials.
22 Aug
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Empa and ETH Zurich Pioneer Carbon-Based Quantum Technology for Environmental Innovations
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Empa and ETH Zurich collaborate on groundbreaking carbon-based quantum technology. Atomically precise graphene nanoribbons show controllable quantum effects, promising leaps in com...
10 Aug
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FOEN Study Exposes European River Biodiversity Stagnation, Urgent Conservation Measures Required
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FOEN's study highlights European river biodiversity's positive growth till 2010, followed by stagnation. Urgent action is advised to counter pollution, climate change, and invasive...
19 Jul
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Mitigating Climate Change: PSI’s Analysis of 4,000 Scenarios
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PSI researchers analyze 4,000 scenarios to identify effective climate change mitigation measures. The study aids in achieving net-zero emissions targets and informs decision-making...