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Bertrand Piccard received the Swiss Ambassador’s Award

President and initiator of Solar Impulse, Bertrand Piccard was offered the 2012 Swiss Ambassador’s Award by Ambassador of Switzerland in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates), H.E. Wolfgang Amadeus Bruelhart.

This honorable award was offered as a sign of recognition for Bertrand’s pioneering spirit in the creation of one of Switzerland’s key technological innovation projects and for the knowledge and experience shared with the United Arab Emirates that have fostered deeper bilateral relations between the Switzerland and these Gulf countries.

Bertrand has developed a relationship with the UAE particularly in the context of several World Future Energy Summits in Abu Dhabi as well as during the First European Future Energy Summit in Geneva in 2011. 

President and initiator of Solar Impulse, Bertrand Piccard was offered the 2012 Swiss Ambassador’s Award by Ambassador of Switzerland in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates), H.E. Wolfgang Amadeus Bruelhart.

This honorable award was offered as a sign of recognition for Bertrand’s pioneering spirit in the creation ...



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