Swiss Re Corporate Solutions won Best International Campaign at the Swiss Sponsorship Awards ceremony in Zurich. This award recognized our partnership with Solar Impulse, an aircraft that can fly day and night using only solar energy, during its around-the-world flight.Learn more
Students from Delft University of Technology in The Netherlands recently won the SASOL Solar Challenge after an eight day solar car race through South Africa. With a total of 4717 kilometers, the team broke the current world record of most kilometers driven in a solar race. The use of cutting-edge solar panels and upgraded aerodynamics propelled them to victory.
"For this fragile Solar Impulse aircraft we need, let's say, perfection." Being an engineer myself, this statement by Wim De Troyer, chief meteorologist of Solar Impulse's around-the-world mission, caught my eye. How do you build perfection, especially if it's the very first airplane of its kind?Learn more