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Swiss-US Energy Innovation Days 2014
During July 9th through July 12th, 2014, swissnex Boston hosted the Swiss-US Energy Innovation Days in conjunction with the Swiss Federal Office of Energy (BFE).
Taking place at Northeastern University, the Swiss-US Energy Innovation Days included a series of events centered on energy innovation and bringing together the best minds from both sides of the Atlantic. The Swiss-US Energy Innovation Days included as one of its highlights, the world premiere of the Swiss traveling exhibition: Watt d’Or - Swiss Energy Excellence.
Federal Councillor Leuthard’s delegation was accompanied by 70 executives in energy from Switzerland’s academia, governmental, and industry sectors. The Swiss delegation visited Boston to partake in the Swiss-US Energy Innovation Days.

Watt d’Or Exhibition world premiere in Boston
On July 10, 2014, swissnex Boston and the Swiss Federal Office of Energy (BFE) celebrated the opening of the new exhibition: Watt d’Or - Swiss Energy Excellence.
Watt d’Or - Swiss Energy Excellence showcases 25 of the 50 winners of the Watt d’Or award since the award program’s inception. Awarded annually by the Swiss Federal Office of Energy, the Watt d’Or recognizes the best energy projects and innovations from Switzerland. It is the most prestigious award in the energy sector in the country.
During the reception, Councillor Leuthard, Provost Director, and Consul Moesner each delivered a speech to kick off the Swiss-US Energy Innovation Days and to celebrate the premiere of Watt d’Or - Swiss Energy Excellence. The reception also included brief presentations from 5 of the 25 Watt d’Or winners on display.  More than 100 guests from the energy sector from both Boston and Switzerland attended the event.

Swiss-US Energy Innovation Seminar
On July 11, 2014 swissnex Boston and the Swiss Federal Office of Energy continued their celebration of the Swiss-US Energy Innovation Days with a daylong seminar devoted to energy innovation.  The Seminar provided a forum for bilateral, transcontinental discussions among experts from both the US and Switzerland on issues pertaining to the challenges posed by a changing energy landscape.
The Innovation Seminar also included brief presentations from 5 of the 25 Watt d’Or winners, such as System-Alpenluft AG.

 

(Text: swissnex boston)

 

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