Search Database

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
VIRVE 2015
TI
formation
Behavioural change, Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency, Engineering ] e-car, e-mobility
VirVe aims to support the transition to clean and fuel efficient transportation technologies through intelligent analysis of the best available data and implementation of accurate vehicle simulation.
adultimum 2015
SG
validation
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas), Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management Construction: Resource or material optimisation
Adultimum develops technically sophisticated carbon components. The precise design enables lightweight construction under static and dynamic loads - even for complex structures. Design and function go hand in hand: the components impress with high series fidelity and brilliant surfaces.
Aquazoom 2015
ZG
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Electricity ] Hydro energy
AquaZoom removes barriers to fish migration while producing power - economically restoring rivers everywhere. We strive for electricity production in complete harmony with nature. Therefore, we grew to leading pioneers in micro hydropower and aim to share our patented water vortex technology worldwide.
Clesana 2015
SG
formation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling, Water Management ] Enabling technologies
The Clesana toilet does not require a single drop of water. Also no chemicals or other pollutants, which are used in other camper toilets and pollute the environment. The Clesana toilet seals all waste after each use, odourless and leakproof. Through this consistent waterless solution we protect rivers, lakes and seas from unnecessary pollution.
Arve.swiss (Dragonback Innovation) 2019

validation
Construction & buildings [ air quality ] IT data usage, Sensors
ARVE is your digital toolkit to actively manage your air quality challenges. ARVE delivers sustainable business advantage and measurable value for your building
Inventsys 2017
AG
established
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Software solution, designed to enable the digitalization of governments, authorities, and municipal utilities to create smart processes. It helps digitalize the business of other verticals including facility management, utility management, security, trade marketing, and outdoor media, and any other operation that requires the geolocated real-time management of assets or field workers.
MycoSolutions 2016
SG
stagnant
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Forestry ] Bio technologies
Custom made biological fungi products to enhance growth for trees and other plants.
Nexxiot 2015
ZH
established
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Information technology ] IT Software
Nexiot, the Swiss logistics digitalization and TradeTech pioneer, offers an integrated digitization solution for all companies concerned with the movement of physical goods, who want to increase efficiencies and unlock additional revenue potential.
Panier local 2015
FR
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail, Trade and Retail, Transport & logisticsof goods ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
The aim of panier local is the marketing and transport of consumer goods from regional producers. 70% of the product price goes to the producer, like a digital local marketplace.
smartYes 2015
SG
restructuring, on hold, no development
Communication, Media, Education or Games, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy Production ] Photovoltaics
smartYes, as a regional supplier specialized in POS Communication and Live-Marketing. We provide customers with quality displays and marketing tools. We ensure that your company or brand promotion stands out where it really matters. We have the right and unique solution for every Point-Of-Sale, event or exhibition.
Swissponic 2021
TI
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture ] agricultural technologies
Swissponic has developed an automated system for growing vegetable hors-sols at home. The system consists of a hydroponic structure, a control unit with dedicated software and a cloud connection for remote culture management at any time.
Switzerlend (LEND) 2015
ZH
established
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Financing and financial services ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
The crowdlending platform LEND matches investors with borrowers. Both benefit from our fair and transparent business model.
2em 2014
FR
growth
Transport & Mobility [ Road vehicles and transport ] Fleet management, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
2EM wurde 2012 in Freiburg gegründet. Mit einer Flotte von über 2000 Fahrzeugen ist 2EM die führende private Autovermietungsplattform der Schweiz und ermöglicht Tausenden von Mitgliedern die Teilnahme an der kooperativen Wirtschaft. Die Wahl einer alternativen Art des Konsums bedeutet, Teil der Generation des Social Car Sharing zu sein!
Adaptricity 2014
ZH
established
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity grids & flexibility ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Smartgrid
Adaptricity develops simulation and optimization software tools for adapting the electricity distribution grid for the transition towards renewable energies. Products help distribution grid operators in gaining an enhanced overview over their system and evaluating a large set of possible SmartGrid.
ADE photonExa 2014
ZH
stagnant
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, LED, Lighting
LED lighting solutions (spinoff); Swiss manufacturer and specialist for high-performance LEDs, lighting systems, OEM LED modules, LED LightEngines and LED retrofit - with LED products for architects, lighting planners, lighting designers, communities and private individuals with high demands.
Aitonomi (TeleRetail) 2014
VS
develops elsewhere
Transport & Mobility [ Transport & logisticsof goods ] IT data usage, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Autopilot Software and Autonomous Transport System developer and elf-driving robots to automate logistics and to minimize the ecological footprint of transportation. The company’s award-winning Aito AutoPilot Software platform drives robots of almost any size autonomously while reducing the energy consumption, emissions, and space requirements of transport by up to 90%. Beyond industrial, urban and rural logistics automation, the Aito AutoPilot Software and system is also used for self-driving probe and beacon robots that autonomously monitor 5G networks and infrastructure.
AquAero GmbH 2014
AG
validation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency, Energy management solutions, Engineering, Resource efficiency, Water Management ] Heat industrial usage, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
AquAero has developed a drying technology able to reduce energy consumption by up to 70% and to eliminate the CO2 emissions almost completely while maintaining high product quality and productivity. The green technology is scalable to any size and can be adapted for all materials not sensitive to temperatures above 100°C, e.g. food, pet food, ceramics, and biomass.
Aventor 2014
BE
formation
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency, Engineering ] e-car, e-mobility, Synthetic fuels (e.g. power to liquid)
Efficient racing cars : nearly 100% recyclable, light-weighed (300kg), low maintenance costs .LCA is used to reduce impact.
Bogga 2014
VD
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Electricity ] agricultural technologies, Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies, Wind energy
Bogga serves owners and operators of Commercial & Industrial facilities to: i) Reduce electricity cost by securing price visibility & stability; ii) Improve the reliability and self-security of electricity supply by integrating energy storage solutions; iii) Reach renewable energy targets by reducing greenhouse gas emissions & dependency on fossil fuel.
carpasus 2014
ZH
growth
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps Low technology
CARPASUS combines sustainability with quality, style and coolness. Our mission is to provide you with quality shirts that will make you feel good, accompany you for a long time, and underline your individual style. The CARPASUS shirts are now available in stores in Switzerland, Germany, Austria and Sweden and are enjoying growing popularity. CARPASUS will continue to work for a more resource-efficient fashion industry in the future. The journey continues.
ChemAlive 2017
VD
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Software driven by machine learning that allows the chemical industry to model chemistry, improve yield and generate new chemical leads. The ChemAlive platform is designed for cheaper and faster access to computed chemical data with no expertise, hardware or software barrier through a SaaS model executable by any chemist on-line. Our system brings machine learning and big data to the chemical and Pharma industry who have a need for accurate reaction metrics to design, predict and understand chemical processes. The efficiency and reliability of our approach opens up new markets where interactive accurate data can be used as a sales, marketing and R&D tool.
dokspot 2014
ZH
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Dokspot allows manufacturers to manage and distribute their product instructions online. Our platform provides instructions at the right time, for the right product, in the right language, and in the right version. We enable manufacturers to reduce their CO₂ footprint, simplify their operations, and increase their profit margins, all the while making life easier for the end-user.
eaternity 2014
ZH
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis, Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Eaternity has developed innovative software for private and professional use. It is based on an easy to understand and yearly reviewed live cycle analysis (LCA-database. This is currently the largest and most comprehensive database for carrying out environmental calculations for menus. With Eaternity, we offer everyone the opportunity to make a sustainable choice when selecting their everyday food.
eMonitor 2014
SG
established
Construction & buildings [ Construction of buildings, Information technology ] IT data usage, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Digitise rental processes simply and efficiently. We make your letting process simple and efficient and help you to find the right tenant for your flat. Our comprehensive data supports you in developing the right projects at the right location.
EveryCook 2014
ZH
restructuring, on hold, no development
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Electricity efficiency, Food production & retail ] Smart device
Production of a smart pan that cooks the meals in an easier and more energy efficient way. With the connection to your smartphone, tablet, PC or Mac, the EveryCook links up to our online recipe database, offering you an endless support of ideas for your meal.
Fagus Suisse 2014
JU
growth
Construction & buildings [ Construction of buildings ] Construction: Resource or material optimisation, Wood or forest technologies
FAGUS SUISSE AG is the Swiss specialist for beech processing and stands for innovative spirit in constructive timber construction. They manufactures elements for structural timber construction and semi-finished products as well as glued wood panels for furniture and interior design.
Farmy 2014
ZH
established
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Low technology
Farmy is the online shop for regional and organic products.
Flimatec 2014
LU
growth
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency, Energy storage, Engineering, Heating and cooling energy ] Heat industrial usage, Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
Flimatec offers comprehensive services in the field of thermal energy technology. Key elements include analysis of thermal energy requirements and holistic energy optimization of industrial processes using pinch analysis.
Food-Wear 2014
NE
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Transport & logisticsof goods ] Low technology
By using 3 of our bags for your weekly purchases of fruit, vegetables and bread, instead of disposable plastic bags, the pollution of 150 plastic bags will be avoided thanks to you.
H2 ENERGY 2014
ZH
stagnant
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Transport & Mobility [ Transport & logisticsof goods ] Renewable technologies
H2 Energy wants to make hydrogen a cornerstone of the energy system. They see themselves as business innovators for renewable energies. Refining electricity into hydrogen enables the power companies to stand out from the crowd and regulate their production. Hydrogen can be used in a variety of ways, offering consumers some relevant and enhanced alternatives.
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