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Robust and flexible to synthetic methane

New reactor concept for methanation: Direct feed into the gas grid

18-Jan-2023

Synthetic energy carriers are carbon-neutral and make renewable energy transportable and storable in the long term. Synthetically produced methane is one of them. The problem: The production involves rather high energy losses; moreover, existing processes require the methane to be purified. To ...

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Using machine learning to forecast amine emissions

Scientists have developed a machine learning approach to accurately predict potentially harmful amine emissions from carbon-capturing plants

10-Jan-2023

Global warming is partly due to the vast amount of carbon dioxide that we release, mostly from power generation and industrial processes, such as making steel and cement. For a while now, chemical engineers have been exploring carbon capture, a process that can separate carbon dioxide and store ...

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Digital twins, new cancer treatments and three unicorns

A grand total of 26 spin-​offs were founded at ETH Zurich in 2022

10-Jan-2023

Their businesses range from new cancer drugs and sustainable water bottles to digital mapping of urban traffic flows. The ETH spin-​off family also welcomed three new unicorns and raised 1.2 billion Swiss francs in fresh capital. These newly founded spin-offs cover a wide variety of fields and ...

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A step towards solar fuels out of thin air

The semiconductor-based technology is scalable and easy to prepare

06-Jan-2023

EPFL chemical engineers have invented a solar-powered artificial leaf, built on a novel electrode which is transparent and porous, capable of harvesting water from the air for conversion into hydrogen fuel. The semiconductor-based technology is scalable and easy to prepare. A device that can ...

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Entire colour palette of inexpensive fluorescent dyes

ETH researchers create novel security inks - including red, which was previously difficult to produce

06-Jan-2023

ETH researchers have developed a modular system for the simple and inexpensive production of security inks. It is based on polymers and could also be used in solar power plants and screens in the future. Novel fluorescent dyes developed by ETH researchers are relatively simple and inexpensive to ...

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Electricity even in poor lighting conditions

2nd place for Empa spin-off Perovskia Solar

02-Jan-2023

The Empa spin-off Perovskia Solar has been awarded second place at the Swiss Innovation Challenge, leaving more than 100 competitors behind. The prizes were presented by Federal Councilor Guy Parmelin. Perovskia Solar manufactures digitally printed, customizable solar cells that seamlessly ...

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Producing fertiliser without carbon emissions

Fighting climate change and food security

28-Dec-2022

Researchers at ETH Zurich and the Carnegie Institution for Science have shown how nitrogen fertiliser could be produced more sustainably. This is necessary not only to protect the climate, but also to reduce dependence on imported natural gas and to increase food security. Intensive agriculture ...

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Optomechanics simulates graphene lattices

27-Dec-2022

The precise control of micro-mechanical oscillators is fundamental to many contemporary technologies, from sensing and timing to radiofrequency filters in smartphones. Over the past decade, quantum control of mechanical systems has been firmly established with atoms, molecules, and ions in the ...

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Synhelion paves the way for the world’s first industrial solar fuel plant

Synhelion raises CHF 22 million investment to drive the scaling of solar fuel production

16-Dec-2022

Synhelion has raised CHF 22 million in another successful financing round. The funds were primarily provided by existing investors and selected new strategic investors, including Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS). The proceeds of the investment round will accelerate the company’s growth and ...

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A single instrument determines a total of ten greenhouse gases and air pollutants simultaneously and with high precision

"Innosuisse Certificate" for Empa Spin-off: Ready for sustainable growth

12-Dec-2022

Founded in February 2018 as an Empa spin-off, the start-up company "MIRO Analytical" received one of the coveted "Innosuisse Certificates" in October. The certificate reflects the remarkable progress the young company made during the funding agency's coaching program and confirms that the ...

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