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The cleantech mandate

We offer Swiss SMEs across all industries the necessary support in identifying and taking advantage of Cleantech opportunities abroad. S-GE promotes the international position of the Swiss export economy in respect to the growing cleantech market segment while providing the right information about export opportunities, consulting and network services. 


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Cleantech / Renewable Energy

Flowing traffic thanks to ground sensors - from Zurich main station to Dubai

Congested traffic, traffic jams, noise and exhaust emissions - motorized traffic poses challenges to cities and their inhabitants and demands a lot from them. But fortunately, there are solutions that can reduce and prevent the negative effects of urban traffic. Emanuell Tomes, CTO and co-founder of the LTS AG, highlights the potential of smart traffic sensors in an interview and tells how the sensors made it to Dubai.

Cleantech / Renewable Energy

Almatech signs a unique partnership in Tokyo with a Japanese naval consortium

Almatech SA is a Swiss high-tech company based at the EPFL Innovation Park campus that provides innovative engineering equipment and services for the space and naval industries. This company has developed a high-speed hydrogen-powered maritime shuttle for passenger transportation: the Zero Emission Speed ShuTtle, ZESST for short. Almatech was able to seal a partnership in Japan for the production of shuttles with the support of S-GE.

Cleantech / Renewable Energy

“In a foreign country, you need a reliable network”: Success factors for GEOTEST in Chile

The Swiss company GEOTEST offers its services in the field of geosciences across the globe; this also includes Chile, where it has been active for around 10 years. Read on to discover why they decided to open a branch in Santiago de Chile, 12,000 km away, five years ago and what the most important success factors are locally.

Cleantech / Renewable Energy

Swiss avalanche detonation system keeps transport routes safe worldwide

Wyssen Avalanche Control AG from Reichenbach im Kandertal (BE) manufactures special avalanche detonation masts. This is a product that has already been installed 380 times in order to protect ski runs, roads and railway lines from avalanches. In an interview, CEO Samuel Wyssen discusses the specifics of the export strategy and reveals his recipe for success.

Cleantech / Renewable Energy

Smixin: “The international market is eager to find cleantech solutions”

Smixin AG, based in Biel, develops systems for hand washing: they do not only work contact-free to eliminate the risk of germ transmission, but they also save resources. Smixin’s mission is to save 10 billion liters of water by 2021. Thomas Dechorgnat, Head of Quality and Regulatory Affairs at Smixin, explains how this business model has developed and how such cleantech products can be successful on the international market.

Cleantech / Renewable Energy

MOOG Cleaning Systems AG: “Export is crucial to our growth”

The company from Worb in the Canton of Bern specializes in the cleaning of the inside of containers. At the moment, this system is predominantly used to clean wine barrels around the world. More than half of the company’s sales come from successful export business alone, and this share is set to continually grow in the years to come, partly thanks to the further development of its business model.

Cleantech / Renewable Energy

Schmid energy solutions: Achieving international success with the Cleantech CUBE

Based in Eastern Switzerland, Schmid energy solutions develops and produces wood heating systems for district heating networks and industrial enterprises. The company now intends to expand this business to the US, Canada and Scandinavia. In order to receive support in this internationalization process, the company has registered with the Cleantech CUBE.  

Cleantech / Renewable Energy

Swiss cleantech company on the way to China

At Jobst Willers Engineering AG the main tasks include creating optimal climatic conditions for cleanrooms and operating theaters, precise planning of comfort levels for administration and office buildings and the development of decarbonized area energy concepts. The Swiss cleantech company is booming, and the number of employees has doubled over the last five years to 60. The company has now set its sights on China.

Increasing demand worldwide, with Swiss SMEs in pole position: cleantech. Swiss firms are the world leaders in the market segment for technology, manufacturing processes and services that use the available resources efficiently or that contribute to protecting and preserving natural resources.

The future: less energy and fewer raw materials

Switzerland has some extremely strong players, particularly in the areas of energy efficiency, renewable energies, automation and control, mobility, water and wastewater, waste management and the use of innovative materials. And since the Swiss market is too small for many of these companies, export is all the more worthwhile.

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Smart City Alliance

The economic association Smart City Alliance stands for the sustainable development of living spaces in urban and regional areas in the digital age. It gives a voice to companies and associations whose smart city products and services contribute to the sustainable development of the economy, the environment and society. True to the association’s motto “…because nobody can build a smart city alone,” all stakeholder groups are invited to play a part.


swisscleantech unites climate-conscious companies. Together, we are moving politics and society towards a CO2-neutral Switzerland. We are a leader in energy and climate policy and provide solutions for a climate-compatible economy. The association has around 500 members from all sectors, including more than 30 business associations.


With a network of more than 800 companies in Western Switzerland active in clean technologies (energy, environment, mobility), CleantechAlps pursues the objectives of fostering collaborative innovation, facilitating relations between regional, national and international players and aiming to exploit synergies in the relevant areas. By doing this, CleantechAlps creates economic value and strengthens as well as accelerates the innovation capacity of SMEs and their digital transition. 


Swissmem is the leading association for SMEs and large companies in Switzerland's mechanical, electrical engineering and metal industries (MEM industries) and related technology-oriented sectors. Swissmem promotes the national and international competitiveness of its more than 1,200 member companies through effective lobbying, needs-based services, targeted networking and training and further education of employees in the MEM industries in line with labor market requirements. 


The is the leading network for a CO2-neutral world. With its 550 members, the association offers a neutral platform around the topic of energy, with a focus on SMEs. With knowledge and technology transfer, courses and events as well as broad communication, innovations are promoted in the fields of activity CO2-neutral building stock, connectivity, energy efficiency, financing, mobility, distribution, production and storage to create sustainable jobs for an economically strong Switzerland.