Facts and Figures

Researchers like to measure things – including their own performance. On this page we assemble facts and figures about Empa that might be worth knowing. For instance, in 2023 Empa researchers and engineers published over 740 scientific papers and patented 10 developments. By the end of the year, 100 projects funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF), over 80 projects supported by Innosuisse, and 90 EU projects were underway at Empa. In 2023 Empa also attracted over 60 million Swiss francs in third-party funding for projects. The 37 spin-offs together with other start-ups in Empa’s two business incubators employ over 1100 employees.