Eidgenoessische Materialpruefungs und Forchungsanstalt

The Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology or EMPA (German acronym for "Eidgenössische Materialprüfungs und Forschungsanstalt") is an interdisciplinary Swiss research and service institution for applied materials sciences and technology. As part of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Domain ("ETH-Bereich") it is an institution of the Swiss federation. For the longest time since its foundation in 1880, it concentrated on classical materials testing. Since the late 1980s it has developed into a modern research and development institute. EMPA is an interdisciplinary research and service institution for materials science and technology development within the ETH Domain.


Leader of Task: 3.3.

Main roles: Design of PV-powered EC devices. Analysis of technical feasibility of design optionsintegrating PV system into EC device. R2R of PV. Development of EC/PV Window.

Key Members:
Prof. Dr. Ayodhya Nath Tiwari
Dr. Yaroslav Romanyuk

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under Grant Agreement no: 609377