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
Hydromea 2014
VD
validation
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Environmental monitoring ] Drone & flight, Enabling technologies
Hydromea SA is a deeptech start-up from the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland, with the goal to bring the latest advanced technology from microengineering and robotics to the environmental water quality market. By leveraging automation, data management and multi-robot systems with AI, Hydromea aims to provide high-resolution in-situ data (which to date cannot be obtained by other means), cost-effectively and fast. The high-resolution and real-time data obtained simultaneously across a defined volume of water brings unparalleled value to numerous industries – from mapping the extent of an oil spill or turbidity profiles during delta works and port construction to nitrate plume detection, closed space surveys and management of bath and potable water
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.
Juice Technology 2014
ZG
established
Transport & Mobility Battery, e-mobility, e-vehicle charging
Development and manufacture of charging infrastructure, charging stations, chargers, charging cables and electrical components for e-mobility.
LEDsafari 2016
VD
established
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity, Energy Production ] Enabling technologies, LED, Photovoltaics, Sensors
LEDsafari is a clean-tech social start-up based in Lausanne, Switzerland that develops innovative digital products to help solar companies and organisations to manage their staff and assets. LEDsafari addresses three types market: Innovative solar kits for education in schools, Online digital platform for staff and channel partner (HelioLearn©) and Low cost & Plug and Play IoT sensor for online monitoring of the solar devices (HelioHealth©).
Locatee 2014
ZH
validation
Construction & buildings [ 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.
MeteoViva Schweiz 2014
BS
growth
Construction & buildings [ Construction of buildings, Energy management solutions ] IT data usage, Renewable technologies
MeteoViva Climate's predictive optimisation process MeteoViva is the future of building management: forward-looking, self-learning, with over 3 million operating hours of experience in buildings worldwide. The patented, model-based process creates an ers of commercial building portfolios. Whether new construction, existing buildings or retrofitting - MeteoViva Climate makes every building smart and connects it to the future.optimised indoor climate and at the same time significantly reduces operating and energy costs as well as C02 emissions. MeteoViva Climate is the intelligent solution for owners, facility managers and usMeteoViva Climate is the intelligent solution for owners, facility managers and users of commercial building portfolios. Whether new construction, existing buildings or retrofitting - MeteoViva Climate makes every building smart and connects it to the future.
notime 2014
ZH
sold but still independently active
Transport & Mobility [ Transport & logisticsof goods ] e-cargo, e-mobility
notime AG is a Swiss technology company. Our platform enables online retailers to automate the entire process from the order in the online shop to the delivery of the goods.
Novamet 2014
VD
validation
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, 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.
Optor 2014
BE
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Optor AG is a specialist for complex planning and optimization problems. In many cases, productivity can be significantly increased by targeted optimization of operating processes. Our optimization software ODS is the ideal tool to realize this potential quickly, easily and cost-effectively, e.g. for power industry: Smart Grid: Optimized load control for your network or lower costs thanks to optimized purchasing and warehousing.
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.
Fotokite (Perspective Robotics) 2014
ZH
growth
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Transport & Mobility [ Natural hazards & catastrophe prevention & protection ] Drone & flight
Fotokite designs, manufactures, and supports tethered aerial video streaming systems for Public Safety teams to gain situational awareness in firefighters and first responder teams.
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. Initially focused on outdoor environmental monitoring, Plair systems quickly became a reference in the field of real-time pollen and bioaerosol detection, with installations in 12 countries.
qiio 2014
ZH
growth
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy efficiency, Information technology ] Battery, e-mobility, Fleet management, Internet of Things, IT blockchain or algorithms, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Smart device, Smarthome & building, Wearable devices or apps
Produces and consults on smart home devices to reduce consumption; Smart Home Technology is in the business of the Internet of Things. "We create smart and energy efficient appliances for homes and industry".
rSupply Solutions 2014
ZG
stagnant
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ]
rSupply specializes in streamlining the recycling flow between recycling plants and suppliers at every step of the recycling chain. Contacts are peer to peer based, ensuring direct transactions whenever possible. rSupply allows recycling plants to outsource their complete supply management, gives expanded sales opportunities to suppliers and assists investors as they enter the recycling market.
SEDO ENGINEERING (smartIndigo) 2014
VS
validation
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Healthcare ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
The brand Smart­IndigoTM stands for an industrially prov­en technology, which will make a difference by bringing a rudimentary change to the global denim dyeing industry. It is an indigo dye which needs less water and chemicals for the dyeing process.
smart-me 2014
ZG
established
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency ] Enabling technologies, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Smart device, Smarthome & building
specialised in measurement and intelligent controlling of energy flows in a building. All products have a direct connection to the cloud via a Wi-Fi interface and can be managed with the help of intelligent switch functions. The data are accessible via app and can be visualised, analysed and managed
SteriLux 2014
VD
growth
Health & House & Body Care [ Healthcare ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
The Vaud Medtech SteriLux has developed a device which allows sterilization at low temperature of medical devices made up of all types of materials with very low energy consumption and therefor reducing waste.
Swisscharge.ch 2014
SG
growth
Construction & buildings, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency, Mobility & Fleet management ] e-mobility, e-vehicle charging
Platform and App to share, find and use e-Charging Stations.
Veganaut 2014
BE
growth
Behavioural change, Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps, Food, Farming or Forestry, Health & House & Body Care [ Bodycare, Catering, Food production & retail, Hotel, Information technology, Restaurants ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Veganaut.net is a project started by two brothers, Toby and Sebu, from Bern, Switzerland. We wanted there to be an open-source, open-data world map on which everybody can share their vegan discoveries.
WayRay 2014
VD
established
Construction & buildings, Transport & Mobility [ Engineering, Games, Information technology ] e-mobility
Our holographic AR head-up displays for cars surpass any conventional HUD in its projection system volume, field of view, and distance to the virtual image. The display can be customized to meet the specific integration requirements of any car model. The AR user interface can be designed for both drivers and passengers, conventional vehicles and self-driving cars, consumers and businesses.We implement holographic displays in land, air, water transportation, and heavy machinery. Your home, office, and any other building can be upgraded with smart windows that enhance your senses and help you explore the world around you.
WeACT 2014
ZH
restructuring, on hold, no development
Behavioural change, Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Many fields ] Gamification, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
WeAct engages people through gamification & team dynamics with online solutions.
act cleantech Agentur Schweiz 2015
ZH
established
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
act cleantech Agentur coordinates and supports the Swiss network of energy specialists and partners in support of their customers. We enable communication with the federal government, maintain specialised web tools and ensure legal conformity. It is our concern to help your company to achieve a breakthrough in energy efficiency so that you can reduce your costs and make an important contribution to climate protection.
cofoundme 2017
ZG
established
Communication, Media, Education or Games IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
cofoundme is the biggest matching platform for startup jobs in Switzerland. We enable entrepreneurs to find cofounders for their projects and startups to recruit staff. You’re looking for a job in the Startup ecosystem, you’re at the right place!
fundraiso ( InternetTime) 2014
ZH
established
Communication, Media, Education or Games IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
The fundraiso.ch project massively simplifies the search for funding. Fundraiso.ch is the first online platform in Switzerland that makes it possible to systematically search for funding. As a user of our platform, you benefit from the experiences of previous fundraisers who have already been in contact with individual funders.
QuerDenkFabrik 2014
BE
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy Production ] Motor & actuator
Development and improvement of high-pole electric motors. The first prototyps are promising. Using the new Soft Magnetic Composite Material
RAPHAËL DOMJAN 2013
VD
established
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Communication, Media, Education or Games [ Airplanes & transport, Energy management solutions ] Photovoltaics
Raphaël is an eco-explorer and speaker who is committed, through his PlanetSolar foundation, to promoting solar energy in order to combat climate change.
SAGANÀ 2014
ZH
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Low technology
SAGANÀ offers high quality, Swiss-EU certified organic, sustainable, fair and 100% natural ingredients in retail or bulk from the Philippines into Switzerland whilst directly supporting rural community livelihoods of our partner farmers. Products are coconut blossom nectar, single-origin Trinitario cacao beans and nibs with low cadmium levels and cold-pressed Virgin Coconut Oil as a healthier and sustainable natural oil alternative.
Abhati Suisse 2013
AI
established
Health & House & Body Care [ Bodycare, Healthcare ] Low technology
An ethically-minded skincare brand based in Switzerland, boasting deeply rooted Indian heritage. Its mission is to bring together the therapeutic virtues of Swiss botanicals and Ayurvedic plants from organic farms, to create a range of luxurious, sustainable and fair-trade beauty products.
Allthings Technologies 2013
BS
established
Construction & buildings, 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.
ANROTEC 2013
LU
stagnant
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Electricity efficiency ] Heating in buildings, Hydro energy, Low technology, Photovoltaics
Consultants for energy efficient buildings; In building technology, we plan and provide high-quality services for heating, ventilation, air conditioning, cooling and sanitation. We are your expert partner for special systems such as solar systems, photovoltaic systems, as well building inspections.
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