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Discover startups and projects in the environment and energy sectors filtered by business area and technology. This list includes high potential projects and companies based and working primarily in Switzerland, founded or active since 2000 and still operational, and range from an initial concept up to those that are trying to capture a larger market space.
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Company Name Founding year / Canton Areas of Activity [Subareas] Technology
crowdify (100-days.net) 2011 Communication, Media, Education or Games [ Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
ZH On the crowdfunding-platform 100-days.net, Initiators present their projects and get them funded by lots of individuals, known as Boosters, for a duration of up to 120 days. In return, the Boosters receive unique goodies from the Initiator. Often the projects are environmental, artist or cultural
9T Labs 2018 Construction & buildings, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) Physical or chemical technologies
ZH 9T Labs advances lightweight design by simplifying the use of high-performance materials with 3D Printing using industry grade carbon fiber composites
SeaBubbles 2017 Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Transport & Mobility [ Maritime and waterways transport ] Electric batteries
A futuristic, zero-emission new design of water taxi, called SeaBubbles. The vehicle represents a milestone in the development of new forms of transportation that do not impact the environment or place any burden on urban infrastructure.
Abhati Suisse 2013 Health & House & Body Care Low technology
AI An ethically-minded skincare brand based in Switzerland, boasting deeply rooted Indian heritage. Its mission is to bring together the therapeutic virtues of Swiss botanicals and Ayurvedic plants from organic farms, to create a range of luxurious, sustainable and fair-trade beauty products.
act cleantech Agentur Schweiz 2015 Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
ZH act cleantech Agentur coordinates and supports the Swiss network of energy specialists and partners in support of their customers. We enable communication with the federal government, maintain specialised web tools and ensure legal conformity. It is our concern to help your company to achieve a breakthrough in energy efficiency so that you can reduce your costs and make an important contribution to climate protection.
ActLight 2011 Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps, Construction & buildings, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Health & House & Body Care, Transport & Mobility [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency, Resource efficiency, Road transport ] Construction: Resource or material optimisation, Drone & flight, Internet of Things, Optic devices, Photovoltaics, Sensors, Wearable devices or apps
VD ActLight SA, the start-up company founded in 2011 and based in Lausanne - Switzerland, focuses on the field of CMOS photonics by developing a new type of photodetector, the Dynamic PhotoDiode (DPD). Being a fabless company, ActLight specializes in the Intellectual Property (IP) of this area and operates primarily in the IP licensing business model. The patented CMOS-based photonics technology allows the substantial improvement of the efficiency and accuracy of various light sensing applications, such as Time-Of-Flight (TOF) based range meters, vital signs monitoring, 3D/2D cameras and much more. ActLight operates in the Internet of Things (IoT) market, with a focus on mobile and wearable devices, healthcare/medtech, autonomous driving, drones and robotics.
Adaptricity 2014 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity, Electricity efficiency ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Smartgrid
ZH Adaptricity develops simulation and optimization software tools for adapting the electricity distribution grid for the transition towards renewable energies. Products help distribution grid operators in gaining an enhanced overview over their system and evaluating a large set of possible SmartGrid
ADE photonExa 2014 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, LED, Lighting
ZH LED lighting solutions (spinoff); Swiss manufacturer and specialist for high-performance LEDs, lighting systems, OEM LED modules, LED LightEngines and LED retrofit - with LED products for architects, lighting planners, lighting designers, communities and private individuals with high demands.
Adhoco 2004 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Heat energy ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Heating in buildings, Photovoltaics
ZH Adhoco are specialists in the field of intelligent building automation. Compared to many conventional systems, our products communicate via radio instead of cable. With our modern radio bus solution and our self-learning software, you can save up to 30% on energy and heating costs.
Advantec Polymers 2017 Construction & buildings, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) New chemical materials
ZH production of chemical, which reduces energy demand in production of wood boards, and reselling the wood.
Adventerra Games 2009 Behavioural change, Communication, Media, Education or Games [ Games ] Gamification, Low technology
TI Adventerra Games, located in the Italian part of Switzerland, has worked for more than 10 years to create educational games designed for children of different ages on environmental topics. ​
Adventures-Lab 2017
VS Adventures-Lab develop products and services using augmented reality and gamification. It’s educational brand, Adventures-Mat, engage curious children from 6 to 12 to discover and learn in and outside of school on science topics. Develop content, products and services for augmented reality, virtual reality, video games and interactive systems in the fields of gaming, tourism, sport and culture.
Agile Wind Power 2010 Construction & buildings, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Electricity, Resource efficiency ] Climate technologies, Enabling technologies, Renewable technologies, Wind energy
ZH Agile Wind Power develops technology solutions for energy production from wind energy. It develops a vertically-rotating wind turbine which is able to reduce maintenance costs, and increase profitability and efficiency.
Aginova 2005 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Information technology ] Smart device
VD Aginova Inc. provides affordable, low power Wi-Fi sensor network solutions that make a ubiquitous sensing world come alive by providing customers actionable feedback. Aginova’s products bring the sensor world to the internet using web services. The company has 3 lines of product including (i) Temperature and Humidity monitoring in the health care and cold chain applications, (ii) Energy monitoring in a myriad of application and (iii) Infrastructure monitoring with emphasis on condition based maintenance applications in industrial and the defense markets.
AgriCircle 2012 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail, Forestry ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
SG AgriCircle is a leading provider of field management solutions. We connect farmers to their professional environment. Our field management platform simplifies field advice and makes it easy to collaborate between agronomists, contractors and professional colleagues.
AgroFly 2017 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture ] Drone & flight
VS AgroFly S.A. , based in Granges (Switzerland), developed the first high precision agricultural sprayer driven by a UAV-type flying platform. AgroFly's SpUAVs (Spraying UAVs) are soon available on the market with all by authorities required paperwork: - ISO 22866 drift assessments - Quality deposit assessments - Homogeneity of deposit assessments Our in-house developed (and patented) spraying boom configuration ensures an unmatched application quality on the market!
AgroSustain 2018 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail, Waste & recycling ] Bio technologies, Resource saving agricultural technologies, Waste management technologies
VD AgroSustain develops plant-based antifungal solutions to stop the development of molds on fruits and vegetables, extending food shelf-life and reducing wastage for food distributors & retailers, leading to significant reduction in CO2 emissions.
Aitonomi (TeleRetail) 2014 Transport & Mobility [ Transport & logisticsof goods ] Data usage, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
VS Autopilot Software and Autonomous Transport System developer and elf-driving robots to automate logistics and to minimize the ecological footprint of transportation. The company’s award-winning Aito AutoPilot Software platform drives robots of almost any size autonomously while reducing the energy consumption, emissions, and space requirements of transport by up to 90%. Beyond industrial, urban and rural logistics automation, the Aito AutoPilot Software and system is also used for self-driving probe and beacon robots that autonomously monitor 5G networks and infrastructure.
Alaya (Share A Dream Solutions ) 2016 Behavioural change [ Services pooling ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
VD Alaya is a leader in employee volunteering and corporate giving, enabling employees to choose their way of contributing and providing a powerful tool to analyse the impact created by an entire company. Global brands as well as small and medium enterprises rely on Alaya’s platform to drive their social responsibility and engagement programs. Alaya was founded in January 2018 from the merger of two major employee volunteering and corporate giving actors, Share a Dream and Hope it up. Our team believes that companies and their employees have a remarkable potential to create change. So we are committed to helping non-profit organisations around the world have access to funds, volunteers, knowledge and skills
Alera energies AG 2015 Construction & buildings, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy efficiency, Engineering, Heat energy ] Heat industrial usage, Heating in buildings, Smarthome & building
LU Our customers rank from private households to large companies for whom we have successfully accompanied and supported projects like the optimisation of heat pumps in family homes to the development of power plants and energy centres.
aliunid 2018 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) Internet of Things, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
ZG aliunid is a white label service for producers, suppliers and network operators. end users (households, prosumers and sme) will experience aliunid as a smart home or smart business solution.
Allani Sunlife Holding 2008 Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Resource efficiency ] Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies, Smarthome & building
FR Sunlife consists of a group of enterprises, formed into a Holding that promotes and develops original ideas and concepts to evolve solar technology and products into economic structures capable of generating a revenue. E.g. Solar Tourism, Solar agriculture.
Allthings Technologies 2013 Construction & buildings, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency, Information technology, Services pooling ] Communication, Enabling technologies, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Smart device, Smarthome & building
BS Communication platform between owner, landlord and renter to integrate services including smart home services.
Ambrosus 2017 Food, Farming or Forestry, Health & House & Body Care, Transport & Mobility [ Food production & retail, Healthcare ] IT-blockchain or algorithms
ZG Ambrosus, which is a member of the CVA, is a project to build a blockchain-based ecosystem for supply chains for life-essential products like food and medicine.
Ampard 2011 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity, Electricity efficiency, Heat energy ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Smartgrid, Smarthome & building
ZH Ampard AG's software controls the production and consumption of green electricity in the household - and networks it profitably with the energy markets, controlling the energy infrastructure in the household (to create a VPP)
Amphiro 2009 Behavioural change, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Electricity efficiency, Resource sufficiency ] Enabling technologies, Hydro energy (small scale), IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
ZH Amphiro develops intelligent systems that indicate the energy consumption when using hot water - and motivate a conscious use of energy. amphiro displays the water and energy consumption directly when showering and thus promotes a conscious use of hot water.
airlite (AM Technology) 2016
Wall colours that clean the air we breathe, remove bacteria from homes, offices and hospitals, and reduce energy consumption.
am-tec switzerland 2011 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Electricity, Heat energy ] Enabling technologies, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
ZH Consultants for electricity grid management; Core competencies: asset management and infrastructure management. We offer consulting, services and software for strategic and operational asset management (standardized entry-level projects for electricity, water and gas distribution)
Anerdgy 2012 Construction & buildings, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy efficiency ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies
ZH Rooftop unit to capture edge wind, combined with solar panels; Anerdgy AG is a provider of a unique building-based energy generation tool called WindRail(R), combining 3 energy sources in one solution.
ANROTEC 2013 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Electricity efficiency ] Heating in buildings, Hydro energy, Low technology, Photovoltaics
LU Consultants for energy efficient buildings; In building technology, we plan and provide high-quality services for heating, ventilation, air conditioning, cooling and sanitation. We are your expert partner for special systems such as solar systems, photovoltaic systems, as well building inspections.
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