We invite you to visit us at WORLD EXPO DUBAI UAE between 2-4. November 2021.

We will present our latest innovations and solutions for “The circular economy of smart cities”. If you would like to visit us and meet our experts in person, don’t hesitate to contact us for a free ticket. We look forward to meeting you at the Swiss Pavilion!

The main focus for this week will be on waste management and recycling in an urban environment, which is a topic of great importance in the Middle East and where we can provide our expertise.

Swiss Solutions for a Circular Economy

Switzerland is widely known for its immaculate landscapes, pure mountain air, crystal-clear lakes, and lush public green spaces. However, it also hosts dynamic urban environments characterized by a thriving industry, cutting-edge innovation, and dense transport infrastructure. But how is it managing to overcome this trade-off between environmental conservation and excellence in urban planning, which makes cities like Geneva and Zürich amongst the most livable in the world in terms of quality of life? The answer lies with its various research and innovations making the transition towards a circular economy a reality, which in turn is creating hubs of sustainability: circular cities.

The Circular Economy of Smart Cities

During the Urban and Rural Development Thematic week at Expo 2020 Dubai, the Swiss Pavilion is planning on hosting an exhibit for its visitors. We will then organize a series of events, workshops, and networking events at the Pavilion and other Expo 2020 locations.

A focus on circular economy and smart cities will be presented at the Swiss Pavilion, curated by Swissnex in collaboration with Switzerland Global Enterprise S-GE and the Smart City Alliance. Our aim for this expo-wide focus week is to present the latest Swiss innovation and research in this field to the world.

Urban and Rural Development will be one of 10 Expo-led thematic weeks tasked with finding collaborative solutions to some of the most pressing challenges of our time. Running during the six months of Expo 2020 – which will blast off from 1 October 2021 to 31 March 2022 – each will focus on specific issues, including Climate and Biodiversity, Health and Wellness, Space, and Travel and Connectivity.