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The Swiss Environment & Energy Innovation Monitor provides information on active startups and innovative projects and companies in the environment and energy business sectors. Profit from searching the company list and news about support opportunities and networking events.

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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 accessibilty 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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13.11.2018 Yearly Monitor Analysis 2018

In the YEARLY MONITOR 2018 we show trends in the Swiss startup ecosystem, focussing on startups that have developed over the last ten years.

02.10.2018 High visibility for startups at the Energy Startup Day

Participate in the 4th Energy Startup Day on Nov, 29 2018 to find: innovative customer solutions, new distribution & sales channels, financial investments & market opportunities. Startup tickets are free.

30.08.2018 Newsletter Aug 2018

After the hot summer a busy autumn is coming up. Lots of business and support opportunities are open for active Swiss startups.

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Institute for Innovation & Entrepreneurship

ZHAW School of Management and Law
Stadthausstrasse 14
8400 Winterthur

+41 (0)58 934 46 29
info (at)


Dr. Christina Marchand

Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin ZHAW

Devon Wemyss

Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin ZHAW

Yves Loerincik

Co-founder eqlosion