Fact-Finding Mission
New York City
Swiss in the CIty - Smart in the City

Swiss in the City - Smart in the City

Swiss smart solutions for New York City’s green economy

The fact finding missions breaks down ‘smart city’ into three clusters: smart grids, smart buildings, and smart mobility. Smart grids are the foundation of implementing sustainable, reliable and clean smart city solutions. 

A rapidly growing population comes with an increase in energy consumption and carbon which is why NYC has enacted one of the world’s most stringent climate laws. The NYC Climate Mobilization Act (CMA), otherwise known as NYC’s Green New Deal, was passed by the New York City Council in 2019 to put NYC on the path to reducing building carbon emissions by 40% by 2030 and by 80% by 2050. 

Smart and sustainable buildings are crucial to reduce New York’s carbon footprint. Similarly, smart mobility solutions are key to decarbonizing New York’s transportation system. The goal of this fact finding mission is to: 

  • Provide Swiss companies with an understanding of New York’s smart city ecosystem in the three clusters (smart grids, smart buildings, smart mobility)
  • Connect Swiss companies with partners, peers, pilot programs and potential customers

 

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Information

Date
Organizer Swiss Business Hub USA / Switzerland Global Enterprise
Event language

English

Place

New York City , NY
United States

Registration deadline
Registration
Program

Program

Monday, March 27: Smart City NYC and Smart Grids

Overview of NYC smart city projects: NYCEDC

Smart Utilities: NYPA, ConEd

Gondola to Roosevelt Island and Lunch

Battery Storage

Happy Hour and Dinner

Tuesday, March 28: Smart Buildings

Intro to smart buildings NYC and Local Law 97

Roundtable Discussion with Developers and lunch

Lunch, project spotlight: Empire State Building

Focus on proptech

Dinner

Wednesday, March 29: Smart Mobility

Overview of NYC smart mobility initiatives/ Urban Futures Lab

Company Intros

Smart City Incubator and Lunch

Mobility companies in NYC, Micromobility

Apero

Dinner

Target Company Profile

  • Swiss SME or startup
  • No US subsidiary, but ready to export to the market
  • English website
  • Interest in understanding the opportunities in the NY smart grid, green building, and smart mobility market
  • Ready to meet project owners, local companies and decision-makers from utilities and the NY power and energy authorities
  • Smart Grids: solutions in battery storage, thermostorage, decentralized heating networks, microgrids
  • Smart Buildings: solutions for heat pumps, indoor air ventilation, thermostorage, water management, solar panels, green roofs, innovative proptech solutions
  • Smart Mobility: solutions in micromobility, fleet management, EV charging infrastructure

Participation costs

S-GE gold members

CHF 3'582.00

S-GE silver members

CHF 4'003.00

Non-Members

CHF 4'214.00
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