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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
Eco Foodie Co 2020
GE
formation
Food, Farming or Forestry, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail, Waste & recycling ] Material & Products based on biomass
Eco Foodie Co's focus is on sustainable oyster mushroom cultivation. To reduce the environmental impact we use waste (such as coffee) collected from local businesses to grow mushrooms.
La Corde à Linge 2018
GE
growth
Health & House & Body Care [ Bodycare ] Low technology, Material & Products based on biomass
Prendre soin de son linge, de sa peau & de l'environnement avec les lessives locales, sans colorant, ni conservateur & biodégradables de LA CORDE À LINGE.
E-nno Switzerland SA 2017
GE
validation
Construction & buildings, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Building technology, Energy efficiency, Energy management solutions, Heating and cooling energy ] Efficient combustion technologies e.g. combined heat and power, Internet of Things, IT blockchain or algorithms, Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data, Smarthome & building
E-nno develops and offers data driven solutions to increase energy efficiency and reduce real estate’s environmental footprint. The technology uses real time data that permits algorithms to autonomously monitor and control a building and reach energy savings within the first 3 monts of operation. All data are securely stored, and Swiss Data Hosting labelled. Thanks to the «Pay as you save» business model, the optimization service is 100% covered by the energy savings. The solution is well suitable to assess performance of various implemented actions : optimizations and/or renovations. IPMVP certified , an analysis report is delivered every year to validate the savings achieved.
Exlterra 2013
GE
growth
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Resource sufficiency, Water Management ] Enabling technologies
At Exlterra we invent better ways to combat major challenges affecting our environment and civilization. Our disruptive technologies generate significant economic, environmental, and social value. Our first invention, patented in 2010, is called EGRP®. Thanks to its energy-passive, soil moisture management design, the EGRP revolutionizes the way to address many water issues. In 2017, we introduced an innovative and versatile light-weight drill rig HAZL, and in 2018 we announced our Nutrient Enrichment Passive System or NEPS. Which reinvigorates failing trees, and is already storming the fields of urban forestry, landscaping and commercial farming. Today, we continue working on improving our existing technology while continuing to pursue new projects and ideas. It is in our DNA to invent and market sustainable environmental technologies.
Exomotion 2018
GE
formation
Transport & Mobility e-motorbike, e-motorcycle, e-scooter
The coolest e-scooter in the world: Mulitdirectional and safe.
Ground Up Project 2014
GE
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Financing and financial services ] Low technology
The Ground_Up Project is a deal-sourcing platform for sustainability.
ID-Gene Ecodiagnostics 2014
GE
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Environmental monitoring ] Bio technologies
ID-GENE provides fast, sensitive and reliable genetic tests for environmental bioassessment and biomonitoring from all types of environmental samples: water, sediment, soil. We cover all habitats from terrestrial and freshwater to coastal marine and deep-sea settings. Our versatile analytical tools are appropriate for all types of organisms from bacteria to protists, plants and animals.
Nereid 2005
GE
formation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Electricity efficiency, Resource sufficiency ] Filters & Membranes, Photovoltaics
Nereid SA is a Swiss company involved in innovative technologies for the production of seawater desalination and water treatment systems.
OrbiWise 2014
GE
established
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Engineering, Information technology ] Enabling technologies, Internet of Things, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Smartgrid, Smarthome & building
Develops advanced technologies for the Internet of Things industry and sells specific servers and gateways. Handles network communication system using low power wireless network to connect IoT.
Plair 2014
GE
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Environmental monitoring ] Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
Plair SA develops and manufactures professional systems for preventive environment monitoring. Proprietary state-of-the-art technology forms the basis of Plair’s intelligent detectors that provide high-quality and continuous environmental measurements in all weather conditions.
Pvsyst 2011
GE
established
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Electricity, Energy efficiency, Resource efficiency ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Photovoltaics
PVsyst design, develop and sale software or other products to promote responsible energy management, more particularly in the field of photovoltaics. They also do consulting and training activities. PVsyst also support renewable energy projects, especially in developing countries.
Re-Company 2021
GE
validation
Health & House & Body Care, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Waste & recycling ] Waste management technologies
Reinvent common products to have a sustainable impact. Starting with a bottle. REBO is the first product from the Re-company, and is a REvolutionary BOttle. It is the first bottle that cleans the planet as you drink. Thanks to a smart cap we are able to measure the water intake (and plastic saving) of the user, send it to the REBO app, convert it through blockchain into a green credit, and use the proceedings to fund the collection of bottles littering the environment. The bottle also offers a customized hydration plan to its users, it is equipped with a unique one hand push cap (developed with Aptar), and has an insulated stainless steel body keeping drinks cold for 24h.
Securaxis 2015
GE
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis, Transport & Mobility [ Information technology, Mobility & Fleet management ] IT data usage
Securaxis provides people travelling and working in hostile or volatile environments with geo-localised and mapped security information in real time. It has all the necessary features for the security management of people in at-risk contexts: headcount, alerts, geofencing, on demand tracking, group management, documentation for duty of care.
Shematic 2018
GE
formation
Transport & Mobility [ Energy storage ] Electric batteries
At Shematic, our mission is to provide innovative high performance tailor made electric system to improve power and autonomy of electric vehicles. We offer our clients to take advantage of a new electromobility experience and improve the performance of electric vehicles through innovation and creativity, while benefiting of custom motors.
Signa-Terre 2008
GE
growth
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Energy audits and analysis for building energy use; Signa-Terre SA specialises in the energy monitoring of existing buildings and in assisting project owners in renovation/construction projects. Our objective is to identify the potential energy and financial savings of buildings and to propose solutions adapted for this purpose.
Starlac Energy 2013
GE
validation
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity, Energy efficiency ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Smartgrid, Smarthome & building
Consultants for developing 100% autonomous and renewable energy concepts, that are highly profitable solutions and investment, in the goal of ridding completly houses and commerces of fossil energy.
STOR-H TECHNOLOGIES 2017
GE
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy Production, Mobility & Fleet management ] Hydrogen technology and fuel cells, Renewable technologies
STOR-H Technologie is part of the company AAQIUS, which is an innovative company specialized in the development of low-carbon, disruptive technology standards for transport and energy. STOR-H Technologies has developed a new energy standard based on a very innovative use of green hydrogen stored at very low pressures in plug & play cartridges to facilitate and accelerate the transition to low-carbon urban mobility. Reusable and recyclable, these hydrogen cartridges are used to drive different types of vehicles, 2, 3 and 4 wheels, for an urban mobility without any pollution.
Terrabloc 2011
GE
established
Construction & buildings [ Construction of buildings ] Construction: Resource or material optimisation
Manufacture and marketing of compressed earth blocks, as well as all activities in the field of architecture, engineering and construction.
TVP Solar 2008
GE
established
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Electricity, Energy efficiency, Engineering, Heating and cooling energy ] Photovoltaics, Solarthermal energy
TVP Solar SA is a Swiss company which designs, develops, manufactures and markets innovative, high-vacuum flat solar thermal panels based on a proprietary technology for cooling and heating applications. TVP Solar is a game-changer in the solar thermal industry, effectively competing with electricity in the cooling and industrial process heat markets, while introducing new thermal energy-producing roofs for the residential market.
WATALUX (OOLUX) 2014
GE
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Healthcare, Resource sufficiency, Water Management ] Lighting, Photovoltaics
With only salt and water, WATA technology produces locally and at low cost, active chlorine solution that can be used to treat drinking water or disinfect any objects or surfaces.
WindShape 2017
GE
growth
Transport & Mobility Drone & flight
WindShape pushes forward the limits of innovation by leading drones into a new generation of wind and weather test bench.
Cleanea 2008
GE
established
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Cleaning, Resource efficiency ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Cleanea is an innovative company that markets a machine, the Europa V5. By using water, electricity, and the addition of a little salt, our machine produces, In Situ, by electrolysis a detergent and disinfectant to clean the surfaces of an office building and replaces 80% of traditional chemistry.
Mia & Noa 2019
GE
formation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail, Waste & recycling ] Low technology
mia&noa proposes the first purpose-built zero-waste coffee bar.
Remotely Green 2019
GE
formation
Communication, Media, Education or Games [ Many fields ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Working for a better, greener connected world, where collaborating remotely is the obvious choice.
Saniswiss 2006
GE
established
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Cleaning ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Ecological alternative to disinfectants and chemical antimicrobial cleaners.
SeaBubbles 2017
GE
validation
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.
Transmutex SA 2019
GE
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy Production ] Nuclear energy
Using particle accelerators to transmute existing waste and produce carbon free energy. Based on CERN validated concept.
Treasures of Nature 2019
GE
formation
Health & House & Body Care, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Bodycare, Healthcare ] Unknown
Production and sale of organic, high quality (mainly cosmetic) products and not tested on animals while remaining at affordable prices. Our Elementals brand is also local (Swiss-made) and zero waste, with recyclable packaging.
up green recycling 2019
GE
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Pump, Waste management technologies
With its unique system for sorting organic waste, Mint combines elegance and innovation. A few presses on the upper part of the bin are enough to eliminate the bad odors generated by the decomposition of waste. It's as simple as that. Result: no smells, no midges, no disgust.
Allani Sunlife Holding 2008
FR
established
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Resource efficiency ] Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies, Smarthome & building
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.
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