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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
Match my Bike 2019
VS
validation
Transport & Mobility [ Road vehicles and transport ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Smart device
Match my Bike is a platform for sharing bikes between individuals. Thanks to a smartphone application and a connected padlock, cyclists can book two-wheelers in different cities within the community. In exchange, they make their bikes available when they are parked at the station.
Misurio (energyon) 2008
VS
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity, Energy efficiency, Information technology, Many fields ] Electric batteries, Enabling technologies, Hydro energy, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Smartgrid
Software and consulting for optimizing economic decisions around utility investments in capacity, storage and grid.
NVTerra 2010
VS
validation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Resource efficiency, Waste & recycling, Water Management ] Filters & Membranes, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
NVterra S.A. is a Swiss based technology company specialized in water purification with clean technologies, such as electrolysis, which are often combined with other physic-chemical and biological treatments.
PHYSEOS 2011
VS
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy efficiency ] Construction : Increase efficiency or renewable energy use., Renewable technologies
Physeos focuses its activities on sustainable development and energy efficiency in the built environment and industrial processes. Physeos provides solutions to reduce the need for investment in energy infrastructure, cut fuel costs, increase competitiveness and improve consumer welfare. Main activities: • Energy optimization in buildings and industrial processes, • Building physics, numerical simulation, • Distributed energy production systems, • Education and training for professionals.
Pickwings (nanio) 2012
VS
growth
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Transport & Mobility [ Maritime and waterways transport, Resource efficiency, Road vehicles and transport, Transport & logisticsof goods ] e-cargo, e-mobility, Fleet management, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
DIGITAL TRANSPORT SOLUTION FOR COMPANIES AND INDIVIDUALS IT software and plattform to organize transport. The challenges of new and modern transport solutions have grown steadily in recent years in the area of the shipping industry. With the developed solution from Pickwings, the shipping and transport industry is able to make the transition to digital change. The Pickwings business model is designed to use the unloaded mileage of the transport companies in order to enable a CO2-optimized shipment of goods on the road.
Planet Horizons Technologies (Aqua4D Water Solutions) 2004
VS
established
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Food, Farming or Forestry, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Farming & agriculture, Resource sufficiency, Water Management ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Aqua-4D® Water Solutions, based in Switzerland, offers a cutting-edge technology which maximizes irrigation efficiency while solving several common problems. A Swiss Cleantech company present in over 40 countries, Aqua-4D® has developed an innovative system which subtly alters the structure of water. Whatever your specific needs, the Aqua-4D® system adapts to your specific needs to bring solutions to your problems.
R&D Cycling 2017
VS
growth
Recreation, hotels & restaurants [ Recreation, Sport ] Communication, e-bike, Low technology
Au cœur des Alpes valaisannes, R&D Cycling a développé une plateforme unique de compétences complémentaires et un réseau d'exception au service de la création d'événements fédérateurs, du développement de produits innovants et d'une offre de services d'excellence.
Redelec 2007
VS
growth
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Resource efficiency ] Filters & Membranes, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
RedElec Technologie develops and markets a new technology to perform electrochemical redox transformations at the best economic and environmental costs, directly on the production site. The electrochemical reduction of indigo aqueous suspension in the dying industry is the first industrial application of the process developed by RedElec.
SEDO ENGINEERING (smartIndigo) 2014
VS
validation
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Healthcare ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
The brand Smart­IndigoTM stands for an industrially prov­en technology, which will make a difference by bringing a rudimentary change to the global denim dyeing industry. It is an indigo dye which needs less water and chemicals for the dyeing process.
solartechnology.ch 2011
VS
established
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] Photovoltaics
Solartechnology.ch sàrl is a Swiss company specialized in the installation of solar panels. Founded in 2011, the company remains young and dynamic while having the experience of more than a hundred projects. We work throughout French-speaking Switzerland on both individual and industrial projects. It employs 3 to 8 people depending on the season. The company is also a member of swisssolar, the Swiss solar energy spokesperson, which guarantees the quality of our services.
Swisspod Technologies 2019
VS
formation
Transport & Mobility [ Rail transport, Road vehicles and transport ] Electric batteries, Renewable technologies
Building the next mode of transportation: Hyperloop With a virtually non-existent environmental footprint, our vision of the Hyperloop has limitless potential to enrich our lives as well as our planet.
Urbio 2020
VS
validation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy management solutions ] IT Software
Urbio is a software for planning sustainable cities that combines the strengths of humans and artificial intelligence.
V.P.S. VALAIS PEROVSKITE SOLAR 2019
VS
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy management solutions, Engineering ] Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies
VPS – Valais Perovskite Solar is a company based in Switzerland with the focus on Molecular Engineering of Functional Materials for Photovoltaic and Light-emitting applications.
WattAnyWhere 2021
VS
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy Production ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Hydrogen technology and fuel cells
WattAnyWhere supplies BioEnergy to ultra fast charger operators, anywhere, within a month.
Aquanetto Group 2007
VS
established
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Cleaning, Waste & recycling ] Filters & Membranes, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
AquaNetto solutions rely on ultraviolet irradiation in combination with complementary technologies to disinfect and treat fluids (water and air) and surfaces. AquaNetto promotes and supports socially and ecologically sustainable projects according to well defined criteria with the goal of achieving the highest possible value on site. To this end, 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.
Cormo 2013
VS
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Waste & recycling ] Bio technologies, Material & Products based on biomass
Cormo AG offers new sustainable solutions from Corn. The company developed and patented the process for turning corn-field waste into a 100% sustainable peat moss substitute (TEFA) for the agricultural industry and foam products (BABS) for material science use such as air filters.
Gaiasens Technologies 2010
VS
established
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Engineering, Natural hazards & catastrophe prevention & protection ] IT data usage, Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data, Smart device
GAIASENS Technologies is an innovative company at the service of the environment. It offers real-time measurement solutions, environmental studies and modelling services as well as the implementation of operational solutions for the management of natural hazards.
Graphene filter carbon capture 2021
VS
formation
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction Climate technologies
Chemical engineers at EPFL have developed a graphene filter for carbon capture that surpasses the efficiency of commercial capture technologies, and can reduce the cost carbon capture substantially.
Basis 57 Nachhaltige Wassernutzung 2007
UR
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Food, Farming or Forestry [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Electricity, Farming & agriculture ] Bio technologies, Resource saving agricultural technologies
The Gotthard-Basis tunnel in Southern Switzerland causes drainage of the drilled-through rock. Basis 57 Nachhaltige Wassernutzung uses the warm and clean mountain water exiting at the north portal as a natural resource for food production. The breeding of edible fish such as the Gotthard pike-perch and the generation of the necessary thermal energy are the main focus here.
airlite (AM Technology) 2016
TI
growth
Construction & buildings [ Building technology ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Wall colours that clean the air we breathe, remove bacteria from homes, offices and hospitals, and reduce energy consumption.
BePooler 2015
TI
growth
Transport & Mobility [ Information technology, Mobility & Fleet management ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
BePooler was born in Switzerland in 2015 from the simple but innovative idea of providing companies and individual users with a fast and safe way to share the trip to their workplace, thus reducing traffic, expenses, the use of private vehicles and urban pollution. The Lugano-based startup company has developed an innovative system for carpooling through a web platform and related app and has managed to entice none other than the Italian city of Milan.
CLARA Swiss Tech 2015
TI
formation
Transport & Mobility [ Functional clothes, Healthcare, Road vehicles and transport, Sport ] e-bike, LED, Wearable devices or apps
Urban traffic is a constant danger for cyclists, particularly in low light conditions. Every day, cyclists around the world are involved in accidents caused by the lack of attention from other road users. CLARA is the revolutionary smart jacket that thanks to the integration of directional arrows and braking sensors increases the visibility of the cyclists and makes their movements safer.
Energy Vault 2017
TI
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy storage ] Energy storage other than batteries
The Energy Vault storage solution operates with bricks that are lifted to create a tower causing the energy to be stored in the elevation gain, when the bricks are then returned to the ground the kinetic energy from the falling brick is turned back into electricity. Specially engineered control software is used to ensure the bricks are placed in exactly the right location each time. The system is modular and flexible with each plant having a capacity of between 10 and 35MWh and a power output of between 2 and 5MW. The system is ideally suited to longer duration storage but with very fast response times can also be used to deliver short and medium term.
FlatMan 2018
TI
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Construction of buildings, Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
FlatMan is a web platform with a dedicated smartphone application that allows real estate agencies and property owners to communicate with tenants and craftsmen faster and more efficiently, eliminating redundancies and optimizing the whole process of property management.
FutureThinking (Regalo) 2017
TI
validation
Communication, Media, Education or Games, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
REGALO, property of FutureThinking Sagl, provides online resources, including but not limited to a platform to post or to collect items that other users give away for free, as well as various messaging and board posting services.
gr3n 2013
TI
formation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Waste recovery, recycling and re-use
gr3n developed an innovative process, based on a new application of microwave technology to a well known chemical reaction which provides for the first time with an economically efficient chemical recycling process of PET (Polyethylene Terephtalate) and allows an industrial implementation of this recycling method. This new process can potentially change how PET is recycled worldwide with a huge financial benefit for the recycling industry.
heatneutral 2016
TI
formation
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy efficiency, Energy Production ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..)
HeatNeutral produces the worlds most efficient, cost effective and scalable heating system for homes and industry. We also produce and supply the CO2 neutral fuels with these two technologies we help users meet their climate neutrality ambitions.
Hive Power 2019
TI
formation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity grids & flexibility, Energy efficiency, Information technology ] IT blockchain or algorithms
Hive Power provides a SaaS for Smart Grid Analytics, to help Energy Suppliers and Grid Operators in optimising their operations and asset management. The solution includes tools for the forecasting of energy demand, scheduling of hydropower plant, designing new tariff schemes, and optimal management of energy communities and aggregated flexible loads.
Innovida Swiss Technology 2016
TI
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas), Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Resource efficiency ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Innovida produces high efficiency and silent heat pumps for pools and building heating, based on an innovative Platform, patented worldwide.Innovida Swiss Technology SA mission is to develop new ideas and innovative technologies to create products that effectively meet these heating needs, while respecting the environment.
iWin 2019
TI
validation
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Construction & buildings, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy Production ] Photovoltaics
We patented an innovative window solution to integrate flexible thin film photovoltaic cells into windows blinds without compromising the design and the operation of the system. With iWin you can first protect your house from overheating in summer, reducing the energy bill and second it produces renewable electricity. iWin has reached the Proof of Concept (PoC) stage and now we are building the large size prototype. Participation: iWin turns high-rise and fully glazed buildings into power plants through an innovative window solution that integrate flexible thin film photovoltaic cells into windows blinds without compromising the design and the operation of the system.
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