More than 70 Swiss scientists, entrepreneurs, and associations from the energy sector as well as representatives from the Swiss government and policy makers were present at the Swiss-US Energy Innovation Days from July 9 – 12, 2014 in Boston, USA. The event, jointly organised by the Swiss Federal Office of Energy (SFOE) und swissnex Boston, the Consulate of Switzerland, presented the best Swiss energy technologies, projects and innovations at one of the world's leading hubs for research and innovation in clean energy technology. Furthermore, this event aimed to forge new relationships and partnerships between Switzerland and the US. The inauguration of the "Watt d'Or – Swiss Energy Excellence" exhibition by Swiss Federal Councillor Doris Leuthard was one of the highlights of the Swiss-US Energy Innovation Days. The exhibition with 25 Swiss energy projects which have received an SFOE award will remain in Boston until September before travelling to other regions and countries.