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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
LINIA 2018
ZH
validation
Construction & buildings [ Electricity ] Drone & flight
Our software LINIAair enables power grid operators to acquire a huge amount of data of infrastructure fast and autonomous with drones. Our cloud based platform LINIAgrid processes, visualizes and analyzes data with AI-algorithms, to find damage or threats to power lines. Benefits: The reliable data base and sophisticated analytics result in increased security of supply and less power outage for customers.
Locatee 2014
ZH
validation
[ Construction of buildings ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Locatee is the leading workplace analytics solution that empowers workplace leaders to make fact-based decisions about their real estate portfolio by transforming complex data into space utilization insights. By leveraging various IT data sources, Locatee transforms information into actionable insight, thereby shaping the way employees interact with the workplace and making office buildings truly human-centric.
Lookthrough 2017
AR
validation
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction [ Environmental monitoring, Information technology ] IT data usage, IT Software, Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
Lookthrough provides tools to streamline the collection and organization of bulk investment data. Fueling ESG reporting on non-public assets for better and more socially responsible investing. From investment due diligence and reporting to task delegation and automation. With a full audit trail to assure individual and corporate responsibility with limited liability.
Cook Eat 2021
ZH
validation
[ Food production & retail, Healthcare ] Communication, Low technology
Cook Eat mediates home-cooked food from private to private on the online community marketplace. It closes the gap between expensive restaurants and time-consuming self-catering. Wherever our members register, culinary diversity is created around the clock.
lowimpact food 2021
VD
validation
[ Food production & retail, Resource sufficiency ]
Lowimpact food provides a concrete solution to the problem of feeding the planet in 2050. We revalue co-products from various local beer and fruit juice producers through the breeding of edible insects. Thanks to its low ecological impact and high bioconversion, insect breeding is part of sustainable production. The breeding is carried out in a controlled environment and devoid of invasive treatment. These insects are then transformed into an ultra protein flour which can be easily integrated into different foods (eg: cereal bars or protein pastes).
lunchidee 2018
BE
validation
Health & House & Body Care [ Food production & retail, Healthcare, Resource efficiency, Restaurants ] Low technology
Lunchidee is a three-year pilot project that promotes a sustainable and healthy eating culture and serves enjoyable lunch menus and inspiring ideas that stimulate reflection and action. They also offer an attractive platform for information, inspiration and exchange: for guests, restaurateurs and the public.
MeduSoil 2018
VD
validation
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Unknown ] Construction: Resource or material optimisation
Medusoil is an EPFL spin-off and applies world's first ground bio-stabilization technology to mainstream construction problems. By coupling traditional construction practice with lab-developed, nature-based biochemical carriers we reduce application costs, minimize equipment requirements and increase long-term resistance against failures and environmental threats.
MEMBRASENZ 2019
VD
validation
[ Electricity, Energy management solutions ]
MEMBRASENZ is engaged into development, production and commercialization of gas-separating membranes to be used in alkaline electrolysers and other energy conversion systems.
Methanology 2020
SH
validation
Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Renewable technologies
METHANOLOGY's technology liberates from fossil fuels. The use of this technology is the key to creating an independent, decentralized energy system. METHANOLOGY's Willpower system converts carbon dioxide from ambient air into high quality methanol, which is easy to store and can be used as fuel for heating purposes.
Mia & Noa 2019
GE
validation
[ Food production & retail, Waste & recycling ] Low technology
mia&noa proposes the world’s first zero-waste, zero-contact coffee bar that is controlled exclusively through the customer’s smartphone.
Microlino 2017
ZH
validation
[ Mobility & Fleet management, Road vehicles and transport ] e-car
Realization of small and light cars that are at the same time protected from the weather and that have enough space for groceries shopping. Production is scheduled to start in 2021.
Mirai Foods 2019
ZH
validation
[ Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail ] Bio technologies
We are developing real meat - cultivated directly from animal cells
Mithras Technology 2018
GR
validation
[ Electricity ] Battery, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Mithras Technology is an Energy startup based in Switzerland. We are developing Thermoelectric Generators (TEGs) to harvest the human body heat and turn it into electricity.
Mootral 2018
VD
validation
[ Farming & agriculture ] agricultural technologies, Climate technologies
Mootral is a British-Swiss company that develops innovative, scalable and sustainable solutions for the agricultural systems of tomorrow. MOOTRAL is an AgriTech company based in Switzerland that develops innovative solutions to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the agricultural sector. Mootral Ruminant is a natural feed supplement that significantly reduces methane emissions from ruminants. It is based on a proprietary combination of organosulfur compounds from garlic and bioflavonoids extracted from citrus. By using Mootral Ruminant, customers can benefit from tradable carbon credits issued under Verra's VCS scheme.
MoSan GmbH 2016
LU
validation
[ Waste & recycling ] Low technology
Mosan is a rapid-deployable sanitation solution for challenging environments as slums and refugee camps. It contains a urine-divertig dry toilet and ecological system that consideres human excreta as a valuable ressource.
Muntagnard 2018
GR
validation
[ clothes ] Low technology
online shop with very sustainable new clothes and Rethinking products from material to functionality without bias in order to develop the best possible version. Advancind sustainable innovations to equip the urban pathfinder. Our T-Shirt Legna and jacket is specially produced for the brand. One part is entirely made from wood-based fibres. More breathable and softer than cotton. Less odor-sensitive than synthetics. The first guaranteed plastic-free garment in the world.
mygrid 2023
AG
validation
mygrid offers charging systems for electric vehicles for apartment buildings and companies with an easy and transparent user experience for all parties involved.
myNewEnergy 2013
ZH
validation
IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Internet platform for buying ecological added value of electricity products or switching to high quality products with the own provider.
naanu 2020
ZH
validation
[ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Food production & retail, Healthcare ] Bio technologies
Vegan supplement alternatives that are simple, enjoyable and healthy. HappyBites provide 100% daily needs of Vitamin B12, Vitamin D and Omega 3, and provide a high source of Calcium, Iron and Zinc.
uGreen 2016
BS
validation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity, Electricity grids & flexibility ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Smartgrid
Data service for load shifting and power supply system stability, Smart household appliances run when reneweable energy available. Development of efficient and flexible products and services.
NaturaYuva 2018
BS
validation
[ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Bodycare, Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail ] Bio technologies
NaturaYuva aims to rejuvenate agriculture by developing organic farming protocols of medicinal and aromatic plants and subsequent ecological extraction processes to produce niche natural ingredients used in varied end segments such as nutraceuticals, flavors, cosmetics, pharma.
COCOBOARDS (NaturLoop) 2020
BE
validation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Building technology, Resource efficiency ] Material & Products based on biomass
Cocoboards is a novel, complete natural product, designed in Switzerland and manufactured in the Philippines. It allows to transform agricultural byproducts into sustainable and affordable bio-based materials, replace wood-based panels in the furniture and construction industry, make sustainability available and affordable to everyone, and integrate the local rural communities in the value chain.
Netto Null Kollektiv 2020
BE
validation
[ Building technology, Construction of buildings ] Smarthome & building
We are aiming for zero. When you think of building renovation, do you also think of solar power, heat pumps and the energy future? Then we should get to know each other: we are Netto Null, the collective that makes building renovation efficient, ecological and profitable. We work together towards a big zero: zero emissions. Ready?
NewGreenTec 2015
ZH
validation
Transport & Mobility [ Electricity, Energy efficiency ] Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies, Wind energy
Small wind and photovoltaic tower for homes or farms, easy to use and scalable. Bike-Parking Systems (V-Locker) and consulting on the installation of renewables, like wind and PV.
Novamet 2014
VD
validation
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction,Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency, Information technology, Waste & recycling ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Novamet develops Smart Controling System to enhance the efficiency of metling process in Aluminium industries. The approach is based on on-line data acquisition, efficient numerical modelling and machine learning of heat exchanges within a industrial furnace. Enhances productivity, reduce Energy consumption and CO2 emissions.
Novaris (Soneva) 2017
LU
validation
[ Food production & retail ] Enabling technologies, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
"soneva" is an airtight drawer with a vacuum. This stops the oxidation process of food. This keeps food fresh and of high quality for longer. The food is stored in the Vacuum drawer stored in gastro containers. Each container is vacuumed separately. The customer can choose the size of these containers himself. With this system, it is possible to reduce the consumption of plastic and conserve food like bred, fruits etc. that should not be stored in the fridge.
NVTerra 2010
VS
validation
[ Resource efficiency, Water Management ] 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.
Olanga ( previously myFoodWaste ) 2020
AG
validation
[ Catering, Environmental monitoring, Farming & agriculture, Resource efficiency, Restaurants, Waste & recycling ] Internet of Things
Olanga is the Swiss solution for sustainable food consumption and Food Waste reduction in the gastronomy. It allows to preorder food with an app at company retaurants et university to personalize the diet plan and gives planning security to the restaurants. Olanga leads to sustainable cost savings and Food Waste reduction and helps to protect natural resources. Olanga can reduce the costs in canteens by up to 3% and significantly increase customers satisfaction.
onCyt Microbiology 2017
ZH
validation
Health & House & Body Care [ Healthcare, Water Management ] Bio technologies
Our hard- and software add-ons turn the bench-top flow cytometer that you already own and trust, or the one that will meet your needs best into a fully automated on-line sampling and measurement device. We combine the best of two worlds by providing smart automation add-ons to established flow cytometers with known high performance.
Optical Additives 2006
BE
validation
[ Electricity, Energy management solutions ] Photovoltaics, Solarthermal energy
Optical Additives GmbH's product ZeoFRET® is a brand new, revolutionary additive for transparent polymers. These polymers then serve as a light harvester. The harvested light is transferred to a solar cell and transformed into electricity.
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