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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
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
SeaBubbles 2017 Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Transport & Mobility [ Maritime and waterways transport ] Electric batteries
None 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.
ABCD Technology 2006 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Many fields ] enabling technologies
VD ABCD Technology Sarl is a spin-off from EPFL based in Geneva (Switzerland), incorporated in 2006 by Dr Giacomo Benvenuti. It produces unique thin film vacuum deposition equipment (SYBILLA Series) to achieve complex, multi-element 3D patterned thin films in a single step.
Abhati Suisse 2013 Healthcare & Bodycare 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
ActLight 2011 Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps, Construction & buildings, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Healthcare & Bodycare, Transport & Mobility [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency, Resource efficiency, Road transport ] Construction: Resource and material optimized, 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. ​
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.
AgriCircle 2012 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail, Forestry ]
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 has crafted and developed a high-precision agricultural sprayer that is driven by UAV-platform. It helps applying the right product at the right time at the right place!
AIRLIGHT ENERGY IP 2007 Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy efficiency, Energy storage, Resource efficiency ] Photovoltaics, Solarthermal energy
TI Supplier of proprietary solar technologies for large scale electricity production, thermal energy and energy storage.
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.
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 presents another vision of solar energy, uniting industrial ecology and in the sensitive domains of the life.
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, incl. Smart home;
Ambrosus 2017 Food, Farming or Forestry, Healthcare & Bodycare, 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.
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 buildungs; 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.
antavi 2015 Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis, Transport & Mobility data usage
ZH ntavi’s goal is the digital transformation of management of safety personell, which can be used in mobility and self driving.
AquAero GmbH 2014 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Resource efficiency ] Hydro energy
AG Efficient and resource-saving water production from the air for drinking water supply as well as for agricultural and industrial use
aquama 2013 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Resource efficiency ] Bio technologies, new chemical materials
VD We provide innovative solutions from water, to clean& disinfect any surface for the B2B and B2C market.
Aquanetto Group 2007 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Cleaning, Waste & recycling ] Filters, Physical or chemical technologies
VS AquaNetto provides open-architecture, efficient, and environmentally friendly solutions for the treatment of water, air, and surfaces in the private, public, industrial and commercial sectors. Solutions rely on ultraviolet irradiation in combination with complementary technologies to disinfect and treat fluids and surfaces.
Aquasis Solutions 2011 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Resource efficiency, Resource sufficiency ]
VD Aquasis Solutions is a non-profit organisation that helps companies, governments and local communities to protect, conserve and equitably share water resources in a sustainable way.
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