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X-Bionic wins 25th Swiss Innovation Prize

In the coming year, X-Technology Swiss R&D AG also plans to launch a shared sportswear collection with the Italian Lamborghini.

4th December 2014

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Wollerau

Sports/​Outdoor, Clothing/​Footwear, Sustainable

Leading design and technology company X-Technology Swiss R&D AG, has won the 25th Swiss Innovation Prize from IDEE-SUISSE, the Swiss Association for Ideas and Innovation Management, for their high-tech clothing brand X-BIONIC.

The award, presented at the Technopark Zurich earlier this week, honours the developer of high end sportswear for their innovative contribution to the sustainable strengthening of the Swiss economy.

The award was presented at the Technopark Zurich earlier this week. © X-Technology Swiss R&D AG

“X-Technology Swiss R&D AG, with their X-BIONIC brand, has taken the forefront of the sportswear industry in just a few years, and has done so with a strategy that permits continuous growth,” said Dr Olaf Böhme, Chairman of IDEE-SUISSE. “We are very happy to be able to award our anniversary prize to this future oriented Swiss company.”

Innovative and sustainable

The story of X-Bionic dates back to the year 2000, with the development of a revolutionary functional sock, followed by numerous patents in the area of functional clothing. X-Bionic also prioritises the sustainability of its products and production.

“The fact that we have now received such recognition here in our home market makes me particularly proud,” commented Prof Bodo W. Lambertz, CEO of X-Technology Swiss R&D AG. Since 2014, both SwissSki Team Alpin, with Olympic winner Dominique Gisin, as well as the Italian Winter Sports Association have relied on performance-enhancing functional clothing from X-BIONIC.

Leading design and technology company has won the 25th Swiss Innovation Prize for their high-tech clothing brand X-BIONIC. © X-Technology Swiss R&D AG

In the coming year, X-Technology Swiss R&D AG will launch a shared sportswear collection with the Italian supersports car manufacturer Lamborghini: X-BIONIC for Automobili Lamborghini.

Premium performance sports gear

The company’s biomechanics experts, neurologists, bionics experts, sports scientists, engineers, and designers work together to develop high-tech functional clothing.

X-BIONIC is developed in Switzerland and manufactured in Italy, and has been awarded 400 international design prizes and test victories for extraordinary design, functionality, ergonomics and innovation in just ten years.

www.x-bionic.com

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