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New catalysts for pharmaceutical companies

In partnership with Roche, PSI scientists are developing new, potentially more efficient catalysts for manufacturing active substances for drug therapies.

Success story started 25 years ago

25 November 1996: a world first for PSI’s Center for Proton Therapy in treating a cancer patient using the spot-scanning technique.

A first for Switzerland: proton therapy to treat lung cancer

On 9 November 2021 a lung cancer patient was given proton therapy at the Paul Scherrer Institute PSI for the first time in Switzerland.

Carbon dioxide can be turned into a valuable resource

New study explores methods for using waste gas efficiently.

The Paul Scherrer Institute, PSI, is the largest research institute for natural and engineering sciences within Switzerland.
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The Paul Scherrer Institute

The Paul Scherrer Institute PSI is a research institute for natural and engineering sciences, conducting cutting-edge research in the fields of matter and materials, energy and the environment and human health. By performing fundamental and applied research, we work on sustainable solutions for the major challenges facing society, science and the economy.

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