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
Mootral 2018
VD
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture ] Climate technologies, Resource saving agricultural technologies
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.
Mr. Green Recycling-Service 2010
ZH
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Low technology
The start-up company Mr. Green spares people in Zurich the walk to the collection point: they pick up glass, aluminum cans, pet and batteries from home and dispose of them
myStromer 2010
BE
established
Transport & Mobility [ Electricity efficiency ] e-bike, e-mobility
myStromer AG develops and markets innovative e-bikes. The strength of the company lies in the development of and mechanical components, electric components, software, and the complete system integration.
Novaton 2010
ZH
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Transport & Mobility [ Electricity, Engineering ] Climate technologies, Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies
NOVATON builds sea worthy NOVA Solar Islands of various sizes - floating solar islands, rotate for optimal sunlight to industrial energy production; In addition they devloped NOVACAT, a solar operated autonomous surface vehicle to navigate autonomously on high seas and other water surfaces
NVTerra 2010
VS
validation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Resource efficiency, Waste & recycling, Water Management ] Filters & Membranes, 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.
Qualysense 2010
ZH
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail, Forestry ] Enabling technologies
QualySense develops high-end solutions for a safe and sustainable food supply. By pioneering single-kernel analysis, combining two sensing technologies - QualySense is helping seed breeders, food companies and inspection agencies to achieve excellence in nutrition, health and safety.
SwissGeoPower Engineering 2010
AG
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Heating and cooling energy ] Geothermal energy
SwissGeoPower Engineering AG constructs, operates, rents and sells power plants nationally and internationally for the production of primarily electricity and secondarily heat from deep geothermal energy. These are closed petro-geo-energy power plants, which produce electricity and heat in a clean, sustainable and self-sufficient manner, which guarantees autonomy.
CTU Clean Technology Universe 2010
ZH
sold but still independently active
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Resource efficiency, Waste & recycling ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Synthetic fuels (e.g. power to liquid)
Waste treatment with Responsibility and Value Recovery
Pingen 2010
ZH
growth
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) Enabling technologies
Pingen is a web based service to automate the process of sending electronic documents as postal letters. By partnering with professional print companies distributed across various markets, Pingen achieves faster deliveries, cheaper prizes while even reducing the carbon footprint.
Renergon International 2010
TG
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Bio technologies, Renewable technologies
RENERGON extracts value from organic waste in creating valuable, sustainable products such as biofuel, biogas, renewable energy, compost, fertilizer, & biochar - always combineRenergon International AG with global social and environmental responsibility.
streamwise 2010
ZH
established
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas), Transport & Mobility [ Engineering ] Enabling technologies, IT data usage, Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
Fluid sensor: innovation and problem-tailored advice in thermodynamics and fluid dynamics. Data analytics is the logical consequence of our work as engineers. Wireless sensor solutions.
Amphiro 2009
ZH
growth
Behavioural change, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Electricity efficiency, Resource sufficiency ] Enabling technologies, Hydro energy (small scale), IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Amphiro develops intelligent systems that indicate the energy consumption when using hot water - and motivate a conscious use of energy. amphiro displays the water and energy consumption directly when showering and thus promotes a conscious use of hot water.
AVA Biochem (5-hmf) 2015
BS
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management 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.
Biocom Energy 2009
VD
established
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..)
Limited liability company for the development and the promotion of new renewables energies, in particular the production and the distribution of biomass. Biocom Energy is specialized in the recycling of vegetables waste in biofuels mainly coming from shells and stones.
BNL Clean Energy 2009
ZG
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Transport & Mobility [ Electricity, Waste & recycling ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Renewable technologies
The BNL Clean Energy Group provides standardised modular Zero Emission Zero Residue Clean Energy plants for biomass and waste-to-energy solutions. It also helps with financing the solutions.
ClimatePlace 2009
VD
growth
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Service pooling ] Climate technologies, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
The platform Climat Place seeks to highlight pre-due-diligenced, bankable climate-related projects in order to raise a blend of public and private capital required to make such green development projects a reality.
Climeworks 2009
ZH
growth
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction Climate technologies
Climeworks develops, builds and operates direct air capture machines. With our technology we capture carbon dioxide directly from the air. The air-captured carbon dioxide can either be recycled and used as a raw material, or completely removed from the air by safely storing it. Our machines consist of modular CO₂ collectors that can be stacked to build machines of any size. Climeworks direct air capture machines are powered solely by renewable energy or energy-from-waste.
CPD-Swiss 2012
AG
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Waste & recycling ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Renewable technologies
Production of bio-diesel from biomass, old oil and household waste.
Designwerk Technologies 2009
ZH
established
Transport & Mobility [ Engineering, Information technology ] e-car, e-mobility, e-vehicle charging
Designwerk sells charging stations (mobile and fix) and specialized in the development of electric vehicle and truck systems and battery. On clients behalf, they develop complete systems from the study to the prototype with regard to mechanics, electronics, software.
eSMART Technologies 2011
VD
established
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Information technology ] Enabling technologies, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Smarthome & building
eSMART develops intelligent systems for building automation. It can manage building functions like heating, lighting, electricity or videophone systems with a touchscreen in the living room or a smartphone app. The screen can also display the current use of electricity and water in real-time, informing occupants about energy consumption.
Explosion Power 2009
AG
established
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Heating and cooling energy, Information technology, Resource efficiency, Waste & recycling ] Enabling technologies, Filters & Membranes, Heat industrial usage
Small explosion generator to clean heat pump tubes of industrial processes
Green Motion 2009
VD
established
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Transport & Mobility [ Electricity, Electricity efficiency, Energy storage, Engineering ] e-car, Electric batteries, e-mobility, e-vehicle charging, Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution
Green Motion is an independent company founded in Lausanne in 2009, which locally designs and produces charging systems for electric vehicles. The Swiss company is among pioneers of the charging infrastructure market, and has been successfully installing its charging stations throughout the country for more than 10 years. The Green Motion line includes private and public charging stations, quick chargers as well as centralized charging management systems for public parking. All Green Motion stations are designed to operate in network and include state-of-the-art functions such as multi-channel payment, vehicle charging regulation as a function of usage of the electric network as well as roaming between national and international operators.
greenTEG 2009
ZH
growth
Construction & buildings, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy efficiency, Heating and cooling energy ] Heating in buildings, Internet of Things, Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data, Physical & chemical & nano technologies, Sensors
U-value, R-value, humidity, and surface temperature measurements made easy. We produce heat flux sensors as a ETH Spin off (patented technology, production in Switzerland). We developed a unique U-value measurement tool for usage by energy consultants and building physics.
PubliBike 2010
FR
established
Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency, Resource efficiency, Road vehicles and transport ] e-bike, e-mobility, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Since 2009, PubliBike has been offering bike sharing networks in several Swiss cities and is constantly expanding its offer. We take care of everything: from the development of a site concept to starting the service, including operations, customer service and network promotion... To strengthen our teams, we regularly look for creative, motivated and passionate profiles for the mobility of the future.
Sensorscope 2009
VD
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Environmental monitoring, Information technology ] IT data usage, Smart device
Sensorscope is an IT company with a strong know-how in radio communication, hardware/software engineering, and database technologies, that applies cutting-edge data collection technology to wireless monitoring.
Techsep 2009
VD
restructuring, on hold, no development
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Waste & recycling ] Filters & Membranes
The company's main objective is the development, manufacture and marketing of all products and processes relating to environmental protection, including in particular compact equipment for road water treatment, in compliance with current legislative requirements. (Treatment of roadway waters)
wy.by 2009
LU
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Information technology ] IT data usage
wy.by designs, develops and maintains one of the first European, fully web-based reservation and management solutions for the rental business of various industries. wy.by offers much more than traditional advertising sites for rental products.
Adventerra Games 2009
TI
established
Behavioural change, Communication, Media, Education or Games [ Games ] Gamification, Low technology
Adventerra Games, located in the Italian part of Switzerland, has worked for more than 10 years to create educational games designed for children of different ages on environmental topics. ​
Sensefly 2009
VD
sold but still independently active
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management Enabling technologies, Smart device
Our proven drone solutions simplify the collection and analysis of geospatial data, allowing professionals in surveying, agriculture, engineering and humanitarian aid to make better decisions, faster. senseFly was founded in 2009 and is the commercial drone subsidiary of Parrot Group.
Serbot 2009
NW
sold but still independently active
Construction & buildings, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) Photovoltaics, Robotic
SERBOT AG is a leading Swiss technology company in the field of advanced service robots and moving systems. Its innovations have achieved several rewards. Serbot develops and produces intelligent robot systems to clean sophisticated surfaces such as photovoltaic solar panels, large glass facades.
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