According to INSEAD 2011 GII (Global Innovation Index), Switzerland is the most innovative country in the world. AlpVision is therefore especially proud to have been selected as a top 3 finalist from 70 innovative projects for the Swiss Technology Award 2011. The awarded technology was Cryptoglyph invisible marking which protects products against counterfeiting since 2003 and which is patented (granted) in 17 countries, including Europe, USA, People Republic of China, India, etc., and is well placed to respond to new regulations related to product authentication in various countries. Since 2003, considerable and continuous expansion has been achieved in the protection of billions of packaging components against counterfeiting for prestigious brands worldwide.