Some of the exhibitors from Switzerland in the Swiss Village at COP28. Image provided by T-LINK

Swiss Village at COP28 attracted great interest

13 December 2023 13:09

Dubai - The Swiss Village at the COP28 climate summit was a great success. The comprehensive Swiss stand in the so-called Green Zone presented a range of cleantech companies. President Alain Berset and Federal Councillor Albert Rösti were among the visitors.

Switzerland’s presence at the COP28 climate summit in Dubai included a Swiss Village that showcased Swiss solutions to the most urgent climate issues. The stand near the entrance to the negotiating space for official delegations was very well attended in both weeks, according to the organizers. Visitors from Switzerland included President Alain Berset, Federal Councillor Albert Rösti, State Secretary Daniela Stoffel, and Angelica Schempp, Consul General and Head of the Swiss Business Hub in Dubai.

DeasylZurich Soft RoboticsClean Air EnterpriseSmartHelioDaphne Technology and Luqel were among the companies that showcased their solutions in the Swiss Village. Deaysl is working on biofuels based on glycerine, while Clean Air Enterprise is collaborating with other Swiss companies to develop a mobile indoor air purifier. Zurich Soft Robotics has developed Solskin, a system that produces renewable solar power and can also be used to provide shade indoors. SmartHelio has launched software for analysing solar systems. Over at Daphne, their technology reduces pollutants such as methane from industrial sources, and Luqel has developed a technology for purifying drinking water. The Swiss Village also featured a news screen based on swisstrade.com with news about other Swiss cleantech companies.

The Swiss Village also organized themed evenings in partnership with the sponsors Hitachi Zosen InovaUBS and Switzerland Tourism. Switzerland’s COP28 presence was organized by the Swiss Embassy in the United Arab Emirates, Presence Switzerland and the specialist logistics company T-LINK. ce/stk

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