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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). Discover the companies by using the search filters. Sort the list by clicking on the arrows next to founding year, canton and phase. If your innovation is missing, please add your project here .

Company Name Founding year Canton Phase Areas of Activity [Subareas] Technology
ennos 2006
BE
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity efficiency ] Pump, Water conservation
Ennos develops pumping technologies that are affordable and appropriate for farmers and communities. ennos promotes the use of CO2-free, economic solar pumps that combine income, productivity and labor-saving benefits and a more sustainable use of the resources energy and water.
cine.equipment 2019
BE
validation
[ Media ] Video and Film
CINE.EQUIPMENT is an online marketplace where you can offer film and photo equipment and / or rent it from other users.
fairpicture 2021
BE
growth
[ Service pooling ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Photographs, video footage, fully-produced videos - all fairly produced by local visual creators. Fairpicture delivers you fair and outstanding content and offers consulting services for innovative visual communication.
Gaia Tech 2021
BE
validation
[ Resource efficiency ] Material & Products based on biomass
Gaia Tech upcycles ingredients from agricultural sidestreams. By sourcing the waste of those sidestreams and processing them, they deliver natural compounds for cosmetics, food and feed industries. This way agricultural producers and local communities profit by not having to get rid of the waste in a often environmentally harmful and costly way.
quh-energie (Haral) 2014
BE
validation
[ Energy Production ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..)
Biogas from farmyard manure to generate heat and electricity. A sustainable, environmentally friendly and cost-effective energy production. We advise, plan and execute up to the finished plant, including clarifications with authorities. We are currently working on various projects in the Oberland to Jura region.
Honest Monday 2021
BE
validation
[ Financing and financial services, Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
We connect and network entrepreneurs with investors, financial intermediaries and public institutions with the aim of promoting entrepreneurship in a sustainable way. This matchmaking is facilitated by a digital, smart and intuitive business plan that focuses on the people behind the business idea. At its heart is a PaaS (Platform as a Service) solution based on state-of-the-art technology, which in future will also use artificial intelligence (AI) to find the perfect match.
Kern 2021
BE
validation
[ Trade and Retail, Transport & logistics of goods ] Construction: Resource or material optimisation
The patented shape of the corrugated cardboard box enables securely transport of content, space-saving storage, and simple handling during sorting and stacking.
Luya Foods 2021
BE
growth
[ Food production & retail ] food tech
Luya is a flavor loaded plant-based alternative to meat taking sustainability to the next level. We rescue organic okara - a by-product of tofu and soymilk production of which more than 1500 tonnes go to waste in Switzerland every year - and turn it into ready-to-cook slices, chunks and patties.
mobileup.ch (MobilePower) 2020
BE
growth
[ Waste & recycling ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Mobileup buys old smartphones and tablets from private customers and their partners to then refurbish them. By selling those refurbished devices on their online sales platform, mobileup helps to advance the circular economy.
Newroots 2018
BE
growth
[ Food production & retail ] food tech
We began experimenting with making plant-based milk from various nuts and seeds and fermented it in the kitchen of our farmhouse. Before we knew it, we were creating the cheese traditions of the future.
QuerDenkFabrik 2014
BE
formation
[ Energy Production ] Motor & actuator
Development and improvement of high-pole electric motors. The first prototyps are promising. Using the new Soft Magnetic Composite Material
Rüedu 2020
BE
growth
[ Trade and Retail ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Wearable devices or apps
"Rüedu" is your neighborhood store where you can get local and seasonal food every day. The neighborhood stores are 18 square meter wooden containers.
Sunstyle 2012
BE
established
Construction & buildings Photovoltaics
Produces solar roof shingles / tiles in different colors. With the SUNSTYLE® solar roof we have developed a versatile solution that is both a roofing material and a power plant. Thanks to the new color technology, SUNSTYLE® photovoltaic shingles can be produced in a variety of colors and surface structures. The roof as an architectural design element makes optimum use of the built-up areas for the production of valuable solar power.
TEIL.style 2020
BE
validation
[ clothes ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
TEIL - the open closet in Bern and alternative to todays clothing consumption. Sustainability, variety and style are possible when we borrow more and own less.
terraplant 2001
BE
established
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Environmental monitoring, Resource efficiency ] Low technology
terraplant ltd. is an environmental services and engineering company. We provide planning, consulting, project management, educational and research services in the fields of environment, nature & landscape and applied ecology.
Smixin 2009
BE
established
[ Resource efficiency ] Internet of Things, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Smixin – based on a mixing unit which automatically mixes water, soap and air, touch-free, started a little revolution in 2009. Because hand washing has never been more economical and hygienic.
Wild Foods 2020
BE
growth
[ Food production & retail ] food tech
Vegan alternative to salmon from smoked organic carrots. Plant-Based from the Bernese Oberland.
greenmatch 2013
BL
established
[ Financing and financial services ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Finance modelling tool for renewable energy projects and matchmaking plattform to find investors for green projects. Assess and structure renewable energy projects reliabily.
go clear 2020
BL
validation
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management Low technology
go clear makes it easy for you to fill up your car with wiper water. Fill up your car with the required amount of wipe water without spilling, directly from the go clear petrol pump. Afterwards, pay for the filled up wipe cleaner directly at the cash register.
offcut 2018
BL
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Trade and Retail, Waste & recycling ] Waste recovery, recycling and re-use
OFFCUT sammelt und verkauft Gebraucht- und Restmaterialien und macht so aus Reststoffen wieder Werkstoffe.
Solarspar 1991
BL
established
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction [ Electricity, Energy Production ] Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies, Solarthermal energy
In 1991, the year it was founded, Solarspar came up with a brilliant idea to help the sun achieve a breakthrough in Switzerland: By subscribing to share certificates, everyone could participate in the construction of solar power plants. The idea was well received. In the meantime, more than 100 photovoltaic plants in villages and towns, in the mountains and on farms harvest sunshine and supply enough electricity for more than 4000 households.
Soledor 2019
BL
established
[ Trade and Retail ] food tech
Today, we can offer a portfolio of nutritional supplement products. In the wellness equipment segment, products from brands such as "miha bodytec" or "BodyAnalyzer" are added. And for the beauty from the outside we provide the cosmetic line GUAM.
#tide 2019
BL
growth
Production of eco friendly products [ Waste & recycling ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Using plastic collected from the ocean, #tide produces a recycled versatile granular material which can be used to produce a variety of products. They have developed a scientific based mechanical recycling process to regenerate the molecular chains of ocean-bound plastic. Thorugh this process it is possible to transform single-use plastic into raw material. In addition #tide has produced its own series of ocean products.
Akksel 2021
BS
formation
[ Energy management solutions ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
We reduce environmental pollution, costs and exploitation of people and nature by linking producers and consumers of limited resources through a circular economy multi-sided platform for batteries used in Electric Vehicles and large-scale battery storage systems. We are connecting buyers with suppliers through an exponentially growing value network to guarantee added value with each transaction.
Allthings Technologies 2013
BS
established
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency, Information technology, Service pooling ] Communication, Enabling technologies, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Smart device, Smarthome & building
Communication platform between owner, landlord and renter to integrate services including smart home services.
AVA Biochem (5-hmf) 2015
BS
established
Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..)
AVA Biochem produce chemical compounds from waste. They have developed, piloted and patented a fully water-based process for the conversion of industrial sugars into the 100% bio-based molecule 5-HMF. This platform chemical is ideally positioned to advantageously replace petroleum-sourced chemicals in various mass-market applications, due to its versatility, non-toxicity and bio-sourcing. Targeted applications include biopolymers as well as resins and adhesives.
Direct Coffee 2016
BS
validation
[ Food production & retail ] Low technology
We want to build bridges: between coffee drinkers here in Switzerland and coffee farmers in Ethiopia. With coffee that represents your values. Better than organic. More than fair. CO2 neutral.
Solarbalkon (Direct Coffee) 2016
BS
growth
[ Electricity, Energy Production ] Photovoltaics
Fight climate change from your balcony with a super-light solar panel that can be plugged into the socket.
Heizungsmacher 2017
BS
growth
[ Construction of buildings, Heating and cooling energy ] Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies
Heizungsmacher AG, is a Swiss company specialising in the replacement of old heating systems with modern heat pumps as well as the planning and installation of photovoltaic systems in the segment of detached and semi-detached houses.
HQ Energie 2012
BS
stagnant
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy efficiency ] Photovoltaics
HQ Energie AG is an engineering company in the energy sector with a focus on renewable energies and efficient building technology. They create turnkey photovoltaic systems.
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