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The Swiss Environment & Energy Innovation Monitor provides information on active companies and innovative projects in the environment and energy business sectors. Search innovations in the database, stay informed with our regular news about support opportunities and networking events, and subscribe to our newsletter.

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02.06.2021 Newsletter June 2021

Exciting events are coming up in June: startup days in Bern - real estate portfolios & climate optimisation - Powertage & Energy Startup Day and many more.

25.05.2021 Portrait Swiss Precision Lighting

Swiss Precision Lighting develops high-precision lighting systems that significantly reduce light pollution in adjacent areas and power consumption compared to conventional systems.

21.05.2021 Portrait METHANOLOGY

METHANOLOGY's Willpower system converts carbon dioxide from ambient air into high quality methanol, which is easy to store and can be used as fuel for heating purposes.

About the Innovation Monitor

The Innovation Monitor is a continuously updated database, in use since 2014 and online since 2018, providing information on innovative Swiss startups, projects and companies in the environment and energy business sectors. The core focuses on active startups and project ideas that might become startups, and will expand to innovative SME and innovation projects in larger companies.

We aim to bring visibility and accessibility about these projects and startups to a wider audience, especially investors, collaboration partners, researchers, and startup ecosystem supporters.

The database is managed by a team of researchers from the ZHAW School of Management and Law, and experts from the startup development company, eqlosion, and supported by the SFOE and Innosuisse.

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Institute for Innovation & Entrepreneurship

ZHAW School of Management and Law
Theaterstrasse 17
8400 Winterthur

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Dr. Christina Marchand

Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin ZHAW

Devon Wemyss

Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin ZHAW

Yves Loerincik

Co-founder eqlosion