Programme BRIDGE

Solaxer - Lausanne start-up hopes to help industry switch to solar heating

Solaxer has increases the efficiency of the receivers and that does not oxidise, even at temperatures of up to 400 degrees.

Enerdrape - Sustainable energy from the underground car park

“Innovation enjoys a higher priority in Switzerland than in other countries.”

More efficient solar panels thanks to the BRIDGE programme

Engineers from CSEM, EPFL and EMPA are developing a new technology for industrial use. It will increase the efficiency of photovoltaic panels.

Smart clothing to combat pressure ulcers

Innovation against pressure ulcers: supported by the BRIDGE programme, Professor Ursula Wolf is working on the development of a textile sensor system that raises the alarm in the event of danger.

Detecting corrosion in concrete early

Steel-reinforced concrete is the building material used most throughout the world. But the steel inside is corroded by chloride seepage, for example from seawater and deicing salt, and by CO2 from the atmosphere.

Last modification 06.07.2023

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