Wearlite, a Swiss lens manufacturer, won this year's Swiss Innovation Prize, awarded by Idee-Suisse, a non-profit organization for the promotion of innovation and the management of innovative concepts. Idee-Suisse said it was rewarding Wearlite's sustainable technologies for the manufacture of lenses. They are made with energy-efficient and environmentally friendly processes that are fully automated. The award was given to Frank Pfeffer, chief executive officer of the company, and to its research & development team at the end of March.