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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
Yaksha 2018
VD
growth
[ Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail ] Low technology
Yaksha is an organic and fair trade spice from a single source, and together we are starting an innovative concept based on ethical values.
YouMo 2013
SG
growth
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Energy efficiency, Engineering ] e-bike, e-mobility
Urbanbikes developed by youmo for Ergonomic, emission-free, extremely relaxed riding. Also retrail of carbo bikes.
Zaphiro Technologies 2016
VD
growth
[ Electricity, Electricity efficiency, Electricity grids & flexibility ] Sensors, Smart device, Smartgrid
SynchroGuard is a new smart solution for electrical grid monitoring and automation. Thanks to its advanced sensing infrastructure, SynchroGuard has the outstanding feature to combine in a single solution real-time grid monitoring, optimal control of grid resources, and smart fault management.
QualityChain 2019
TI
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Trade and Retail ] IT blockchain or algorithms
QualityChain creates special QR Codes for agri-food products, which allow you to communicate everything about your product: people, techniques and values, from the shelf to the table.
Acodis (turicode) 2016
ZH
growth
IT data usage
turicode is a young technology company located in Winterthur. We are experts in extracting unstructured information from documents, and making it available for analytics or use in further automated processing.
AgriCircle 2012
SG
growth
[ Food production & retail, Forestry ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
AgriCircle is a leading provider of digital agronomy and precision farming solutions to agricultural companies and farmers. AgriCircle is also a network brining together research and businesses to create novel, innovative products for the food value chain
Alivion 2020
ZH
growth
[ Healthcare ] Sensors
ALIVION empowers people to use wearable electronic devices to detect chemicals that our nose cannot smell. This way, the food we eat and the air we breathe can be screened for toxic pollutants, and a single exhale could soon be enough to tell you more about your health.
AlpenPionier 2017
GR
growth
[ Food production & retail ] Low technology
HempFood. We are implementing our vision "to recultivate food hemp in Switzerland and put it back on the plate". Anyone who thinks that the hemp plant is a new fad is missing the point. Hemp - as an old European cultivated plant - is considered to be one of the greatest sources of nutrients that nature has to offer and holds potentials that have not yet been exhausted.
Alterna 2020
VD
growth
[ Many fields ]
Alterna enables various projects to help the sustainable transition through a state-of-the-art service.
AMP IT 2021
GE
growth
[ Electricity, Electricity efficiency ] e-vehicle charging, IT Software
AMP IT offers tenants of multi-residential buildings, as well as to employees in commercial buildings the possibility of charging their electric vehicles in their parking space. We offer a turnkey service and attractive monthly subscriptions to facilitate the adoption of electric vehicles. AMP IT Hub mobile application and charge point management system offers users a pleasant and efficient charging experience. Available in white label, it allows operators of similar services to manage their charging systems efficiently at scale.
Happy Genie (Antanas) 2013
SZ
growth
[ clothes, Trade and Retail ] Wearable devices or apps
Happy Genie produces stylish and multifunctional bags made from apple waste, designed in Switzerland and handmade in Italy. In addition to high-end fashion, Happy Genie offers fair working conditions throughout the supply chain and also gives a portion of its proceeds to impact organizations.
Apizoom 2016
FR
growth
[ Farming & agriculture ] Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
A beekeeper teamed up with the Signal Processing Laboratory 5 and a group of EPFL students to develop an app that counts the number of Varroa mites in beehives. This parasite is one of the two main threats – along with pesticides – to bees’ long-term survival. Knowing the extent of the mites’ infestation will allow beekeepers to protect their bees more effectively.
Ässbar 2013
ZH
growth
[ Catering, Food production & retail, Resource efficiency ] Low technology
It all began as a simple idea. Yesterday's bread and baked goods were to be given a second life. And instead of ending up in the garbage can, they were to be consumed. The Äss-Bar project is still considered a pioneer in the field of the anti-foodwaste movement in Switzerland.
Axino 2016
SO
growth
[ Food production & retail, Resource efficiency ] Internet of Things, Smart device
Axino offers its grocery customers the ability to make faster and easier product safety decisions .This is done through a system that uses IoT sensor technology in combination with AI algorithms. This allows companies to prevent product loss due to power issues and save on energy costs for refrigeration.
Basis 57 Nachhaltige Wassernutzung 2007
UR
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Electricity, Farming & agriculture ] agricultural technologies, Bio 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.
Boostbar 2020
ZH
growth
[ Catering ] Low technology
Boostbar provides a completely modular and fully-personalized tech-enabled food & beverage solution.
Bring! 2015
ZH
growth
Behavioural change [ Resource efficiency, Trade and Retail ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, IT Software
Bring! simplifies grocery shopping for millions of people. With shared shopping lists, integrated recipes, online shopping, local offers and loyalty cards, Bring! app combines every step along the shopping process.
candi 2018
ZH
growth
[ Electricity, Energy Production, Financing and financial services ] Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies
candi offers companies of all sizes the simplest, most efficient way to take advantage of solar power for their business, by planning and (partly) financing the solar installation.
Chipeno 2018
LU
growth
[ Food production & retail ]
Chipeño is the smoky, racy salsa with its own character. The combination of the smoky flavour and the salty, mild spiciness makes this sauce unique. It is not a modification of existing sauces, but a new taste experience that has never been experienced before. In addition, the sauce comes without any artificial flavour enhancers or colourings. It is gluten- and lactose-free. Chipeño™ supports TooGoodToGo with their concern and will integrate a reference in the label of every product in the future. www.toogoodtogo.ch
Circleg 2022
ZH
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Bodycare ]
Project Circleg is a Swiss-East African social enterprise endorsing a holistic approach in the development of appropriate lower-limb prosthetic systems for people living in low- to middle-income countries. Locally and readily available plastics are transformed into affordable high-quality prosthetics through innovative circular manufacturing processes.
CLIMADA 2022
ZH
growth
[ Environmental monitoring ] IT Software
Using state-​​of-​the-art probabilistic modelling, CLIMADA allows to estimate the expected economic damage as a measure of risk today, the incremental increase from economic growth and the further incremental increase due to climate change.
coatmaster 2011
ZH
growth
Construction & buildings [ Construction of buildings, Construction of infrastructure (roads, bridges ..), Engineering ] Sensors
coatmaster AG develops and distributes measuring system technologies that measure and test industrial coatings in a non-contact and non-destructive manner. The coatmaster is an award-winning technology that is patented in Europe and the USA and enables coating thickness measurement at an early stage of the production process. Founded in 2011, the company has now integrated the coatmaster into highly automated production lines at more than 50 production sites in Europe and Asia.
Composite Recycling 2021
VD
growth
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Engineering, Waste & recycling ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies, Waste recovery, recycling and re-use
Composite Recycling has developed a unique process to recover glass fibers from composite material in an economically viable way. Together with the Laboratory of Advanced Composites of EPFL, we are scaling up our process to treat composite waste that is piling up: boats, wind turbine blades etc.
CoolTEC 2007
VD
growth
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction,Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption,Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Electricity, Energy efficiency, Resource efficiency ] Heating in buildings, Photovoltaics, Solarthermal energy
Low-cost solutions for high energy efficiency. CoolTec help to find the best solution for you in the field of renewable energy , like solar panels for heat or power production. KnowHow about Thermal DrainBack Systems.
Cormo 2013
VS
growth
[ 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.
Crowd Container 2018
ZH
growth
[ Food production & retail, Trade and Retail ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Crowd Container orders food from diverse, climate-friendly, and pesticide-free cultivation directly from producers they trust.
crowdify (100-days.net) 2011
ZH
growth
[ Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
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
DasPure 2011
ZH
growth
[ Food production & retail ] food tech, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Behind the name DasPure are more than just selected delicacies and fine food. For us, organic production is synonymous with high quality, gentle and traditional processing, and animal welfare. Thus, all of our carefully selected products meet the high requirements for a responsible approach to nature.
deli social 2020
VD
growth
[ Restaurants ] Low technology
Café and creative culinary space Open to all, Deli Social is a store, a lunch counter and a space for experimentation around food. We host the association Mise en Place which runs two culinary residency programs. Deli Social is a project of the convivial design studio Cocktail Sandwich.
Durot Electric 2017
SG
growth
[ Electricity efficiency, Engineering, Road vehicles and transport ] Automated or self driving, Battery, e-cargo, e-mobility, e-vehicle charging
Durot Electric promotes the spread of electric mobility in order to conserve our planet’s finite resources. To this end, we bring unique and long-standing knowledge in electrification to projects and products. As a contract developer and solution provider, we support manufacturers of vehicles and machines in their entry into and transition to electromobility.
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