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This database includes high potential projects and companies in the environment and energy sectors based and working primarily in Switzerland, founded or active since 2000 and still operational. The maturity phase ranges from initial concept (formation or validation) up to those that are trying to capture a larger market space (growth and then established).

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Company Name Founding year Canton Phase Areas of Activity [Subareas] Technology
Daphne Technology 2017
VD
validation
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Maritime and waterways transport, Transport & logisticsof goods ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Daphne Technology SA is developing a catalyst-free scrubber technology to help the petrochemical, power and transportation industries to reduce air emissions to the levels required by international and national regulations. Daphne Technology’s patented nanotechnology based solutions can be miniaturized and is especially well-suited to meet the requirements of marine vessels.
DEPsys 2012
VD
established
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity, Electricity grids & flexibility, Energy efficiency ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Internet of Things, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Renewable technologies, Smartgrid
DEPsys is a leading Swiss technology company establishing thought leadership in the energy market. It provides evolutive solutions based on GridEye platform enabling traditional power distribution networks to cope with the new constraints of decentralized production from renewable energy sources, such as photovoltaic systems and electromobility technologies. GridEye provides an innovative technology solution for distribution system operators (DSO). Uniquely positioned with its deployment simplicity, it is the only solution that can make a grid smart in ONE day, avoiding all installation hassles with true plug & play functionality.
DM-Green 2017
VD
validation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Low technology
We are a company specialized in the marketing and distribution of innovative solutions in the fields of recovery, sorting and recycling of waste, such as presses, interior and exterior containers or automated sorting robots. Our desire is to optimize resources in a sustainable and responsible manner, as well as reducing waste and CO2 emissions.
droople 2018
VD
validation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Water Management ] Internet of Things, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
We provide businesses with retrofit solution to efficiently manage their fleet of water-driven assets and buildings.
ecoRobotix 2011
VD
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture ] Automated or self driving, Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data, Photovoltaics, Resource saving agricultural technologies
ecorobotix develops, produces and sells innovative farming machines that require low energy and that reduce the negative ecological impact of modern agriculture, while keeping costs competitive.
Ecosapin 2012
VD
established
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Forestry ] Low technology
EcoSapin delivers a Christmas tree in a pot for Christmas. After the end of the year holidays, the professionals of the company come to recover the tree which is then brought back to nature or the tree nursery.
e-Durable 2016
VD
validation
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
e-Durable is the leading IT service provider in French-speaking Switzerland which places Sustainable Development at the heart of its activities.
EH Group Engineering 2017
VD
growth
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy management solutions, Energy storage, Engineering ] Energy storage other than batteries, Hydrogen technology and fuel cells
Develops a new fuels cell and is an engineering and consulting firm based in Switzerland. We offer a unique strategic, technical and business consulting service in the area of energy with a focus on fuel cells, system management, engineering, prototype development and the application of various methodologies such as Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) and Design for Excellence (DfX).d
Embion Technologies 2019
VD
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Bio technologies, New chemical materials
EMBION catalyzes the future of #nutrition by introducing a portfolio of sophisticated, complex EMBION-BIOACTIVES with expanded prebiotic properties. EMBION innovates with brilliant #plant-based technologies that customize unique nutrition in exceptional speed and are surprisingly affordable.
Enairys Powertech 2008
VD
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Electricity, Energy efficiency ] Electric batteries, Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Renewable technologies
Enairys offers a wide range of innovative and clean energy storage & management solutions, based on its proprietary hydro-pneumatic and power electronic technologies. These solutions enhance the exploitation of intermittent renewable sources like wind and solar sources, and enable electricity consumers and producers to improve their energy efficiency or autonomy while preserving the environment.
eqlosion 2018
VD
growth
Behavioural change, Communication, Media, Education or Games, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Food, Farming or Forestry [ Many fields ]
eqlosion is a service based company, active in the setting and piloting of entrepreneurship projects in the field of sustainability. eqlosion creates new activities and define itself as a company factory focused on sustainability.
eSMART Technologies 2011
VD
established
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Information technology ] Enabling technologies, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Smarthome & building
eSMART develops intelligent systems for building automation. It can manage building functions like heating, lighting, electricity or videophone systems with a touchscreen in the living room or a smartphone app. The screen can also display the current use of electricity and water in real-time, informing occupants about energy consumption.
Ewattch 2017
VD
established
Construction & buildings, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Building technology, Construction of buildings, Electricity, Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency, Engineering, Heating and cooling energy, Many fields, Resource efficiency ] Electric batteries, IT data usage, Optic devices, Smartcity, Smart device, Smartgrid, Smarthome & building
An IoT expert, Ewattch offers innovative connected solutions for Smart Building and Smart Industry projects. They develop wireless sensors and innovative services mainly dedicated to energy control, intended for industry, office buildings and Smart building projects.
Fireforce Technology 2018
VD
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Heating and cooling energy ] Heat industrial usage, Heating in buildings
Fireforce Technology develops clean and effective biomass combustion processes that emits ultra-low pollutant levels. We develop our own models of wood burners adapted to your application.
Flyability 2014
VD
established
Construction & buildings, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Engineering, Prevention of or protection from technical risks ] Drone & flight, Enabling technologies, Sensors
Flyability is a Swiss company building safe drones for inaccessible places. By allowing drones to be used safely inside cities, inside buildings, and in contact with people, it enables new interactions and services with UAVs and solving the two most critical issues of one of the fastest growing industries: collision and injury risks. The company’s first market is in industrial inspection where it avoids sending people in dangerous and confined spaces for the inspection of Energy, Oil & Gas or transport infrastructure. It is also active in Search & Rescue and security to assess emergency situations without putting humans at risk.
Gamaya 2015
VD
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture, Forestry, Resource sufficiency, Water Management ] Smart device
Gamaya addresses the need to increase efficiency and sustainability of large industrial farming, as well as the productivity and scalability of small-holder farming, by deploying the world’s most advanced solution for mapping and diagnostics of farmland. Gamaya helps farmers to use water, fertilisers, chemicals and fuel more efficiently; improve the quality and quantity of their production; minimise the impact on the environment; as well as reduce risks associated with drought, extreme weather conditions and climate change.
GEOEG 2018
VD
growth
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Energy management solutions, Engineering, Environmental monitoring ] Communication, Low technology
At GEOEG, we foster the multiple roles of the underground, a spatial, material and resourceful medium that can support and host structures and infrastructures, as well as provide renewable energy. From this perspective, we developed a multidisciplinary approach allowing to plan, design, and manage it in the most integrated way.
Greenastic 2016
VD
established
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Farming & agriculture, Gardening ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Greenastic is the first eco-friendly digital gardening platform based on the principles of permaculture. Greenastic provide you tools to design your perfect biologic and durable garden, balcony, or terrace. From your couch, you can create the best dynamic between plants and vegetables that you like with a web application that caters to your needs.
GreenGT 2008
VD
growth
Transport & Mobility [ Electricity efficiency, Engineering ] e-car, e-mobility, Hydro energy, Renewable technologies, Synthetic fuels (e.g. power to liquid)
GreenGT is an independent Swiss company that has designed and developed high-performance clean and durable electric-hydrogen propulsion systems since 2008. GreenGT technology is based on the use of the hydrogen-powered electric motor through the use of the fuel cell.
Green Motion 2009
VD
established
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Transport & Mobility [ Electricity, Electricity efficiency, Energy storage, Engineering ] e-car, Electric batteries, e-mobility, e-vehicle charging, Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution
Green Motion is an independent company founded in Lausanne in 2009, which locally designs and produces charging systems for electric vehicles. The Swiss company is among pioneers of the charging infrastructure market, and has been successfully installing its charging stations throughout the country for more than 10 years. The Green Motion line includes private and public charging stations, quick chargers as well as centralized charging management systems for public parking. All Green Motion stations are designed to operate in network and include state-of-the-art functions such as multi-channel payment, vehicle charging regulation as a function of usage of the electric network as well as roaming between national and international operators.
Grove Boats 2010
VD
established
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Transport & Mobility [ Maritime and waterways transport, Mobility & Fleet management, Waste & recycling ] Electric batteries, e-mobility, Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies
Grove Boats SA designs, builds and commercializes electro-solar and hybrid boats intended for passenger transportation, for capacities ranging from 12 to 100 passengers. Our products are designed in Switzerland, built in Europe and used throughout the world; they combine nautical know-how and solar technology. Our experienced technical team is also available for engineering and consulting mandates related to “clean navigation” and the development of prototypes. Such developments enabled us for example to recently launch the “Solar SeaCleaner”, first st “zero emission” boat to clean port and swimming areas Participation: Grove Boats SA designs, builds and commercialises electric and solar boats. Our products are designed in Switzerland, built in Europe and used throughout the world; they combine nautical know-how and solar technology. Our experienced technical team is also available for engineering and consulting mandates related to “clean navigation” and the development of “zero emission” crafts to clean port and swimming areas
Helvitek Labs 2020
VD
formation
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps [ Healthcare ]
The goal of the company is to create the next generation of urban life anti-pollution masks combining state-of-the-art protection with a revolutionary design.
Hydromea 2014
VD
validation
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Environmental monitoring ] Drone & flight, Enabling technologies
Hydromea SA is a deeptech start-up from the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland, with the goal to bring the latest advanced technology from microengineering and robotics to the environmental water quality market. By leveraging automation, data management and multi-robot systems with AI, Hydromea aims to provide high-resolution in-situ data (which to date cannot be obtained by other means), cost-effectively and fast. The high-resolution and real-time data obtained simultaneously across a defined volume of water brings unparalleled value to numerous industries – from mapping the extent of an oil spill or turbidity profiles during delta works and port construction to nitrate plume detection, closed space surveys and management of bath and potable water
Inergio 2020
VD
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy storage ] Electric batteries, Hydrogen technology and fuel cells
INERGIO develops low-cost decentralized energy solution serving consumer, security, off-grid industry and robotic systems. Their lightweight fuel cell power packs are operating based on widely available butane/propane providing a reliable, lightweight and eco-friendly solution at high autonomy.
Insolight 2015
VD
growth
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Electricity, Energy efficiency, Farming & agriculture, Resource efficiency ] Photovoltaics
Insolight aims to simplify sunlight concentration for photovoltaic systems (CPV) by drastically changing the way of tracking the sun throughout the year. We combine the advantages of standard solar panels mounting structure, with the high efficiency of concentrated photovoltaics.
Involi 2016
VD
validation
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis, Transport & Mobility [ Airplanes & transport, Information technology, Prevention of or protection from technical risks ] Drone & flight, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Sensors
INVOLI develops and produces air traffic awareness systems for professional drone applications.
Kido Dynamics 2018
VD
validation
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis, Transport & Mobility [ Many fields, Mobility & Fleet management, Road vehicles and transport ] IT blockchain or algorithms, Smartcity
Kido Dynamics provides tools for companies to deeply understand people’s mobility patterns. Our technology provides exhaustive, contextual analytics for people mobility patterns. Demand for such tools is very broad all over the world, including segments such as transportation, out-of-home marketing, tourism, events, and smart cities.
KITRO 2017
VD
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management, Recreation, hotels & restaurants [ Resource efficiency, Restaurants, Waste & recycling ] Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
Measuring and reducing food waste in restaurants and canteens with user-friendly solution that reduces cost and wasted resources.
Komp-ACT 2018
VD
growth
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency ] Motor & actuator
KOMP-ACT has a revolutionary modularized technology that enables actuators to provide programmable forces with high accuracy. KOMP-ACT’s actuators are energy efficient, clean, lightweight and small; all that with similar prices of the inferior technologies currently available in the market.
La Petite Epicerie 2018
VD
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail, Healthcare ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
La Petite Epicerie is a new way of getting local supplies. It is a room filled with products from local producers with free access 24-7 using our mobile application. It's not only the tool that lets you do your shopping anytime, but it's also a source of information on how and who produces what you eat.
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