Dear Innovators, A wish for 2021: Great progress in health, energy and the environmental challenges driven by innovative startups, researchers and committed people! From our side, we will continue to push for more visibility of the Swiss startup scene through the yearly Energy Startup Day (next edition: 15 June 2021. Save the date!) and the online startup database at innovation-monitor.ch. Help up kep the Innovation Monitor up-to-date: Startups can enter their company data themselves. For users of the database, please let us know if we missed some new innovations or inspiring businesses. Keep powering on! Devon & Christina Content: xplor Startup Village: Apply by 25 January The xplor startup village takes place at Powertage (15-17 June 2021) in Zürich, the leading meeting place for the Swiss energy industry. Have you developed a unique solution that will have a lasting impact on Switzerland's energy future? Apply by January 25 to be selected for a stand in the xplor Startup Village and to present your ideas at the Speakers Corner. Previous and Next Energy Startup Day We just wrapped up Energy Startup Day 2020, and are already planning for the 2021 edition in June! Until then, click here to listen to interviews with our 2020 awarded startups. Give it a like on linkedin. https://energy-startup-day.ch/highlights/ Schweizer Zukunftspreis Apply by 31 January for the Swiss Future Award with the motto "Economy in (Climate) Change". The Award honors the most creative and committed climate heroes. The prize will be awarded on National Climate Day in May 2021 on the Bundesplatz in Bern where the winners can present their visions and solutions on the big stage.