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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).

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Company Name Founding year Canton Phase Areas of Activity [Subareas] Technology
Signa-Terre 2008
GE
growth
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Energy audits and analysis for building energy use; Signa-Terre SA specialises in the energy monitoring of existing buildings and in assisting project owners in renovation/construction projects. Our objective is to identify the potential energy and financial savings of buildings and to propose solutions adapted for this purpose.
Swiss Fresh Water 2008
VD
established
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Energy efficiency, Resource efficiency, Water Management ] Filters & Membranes, Photovoltaics
Swiss Fresh Water (SFW) develops a low cost and decentralized water treatment system, working thanks to solar energy or to the grid. The maintenance is furthermore supported by an Online service platform on Internet.
Swiss Hydrogen 2008
FR
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] Hydro energy, Hydro energy (small scale), Wearable devices or apps
Swiss Hydrogen SA develops clean energy solutions for a variety of applications. The common factor is hydrogen! When produced using renewable energy, hydrogen becomes the ultimate clean energy vector, permitting zero-loss storage, simple scalability, and zero-emission electricity production. At Swiss Hydrogen, we strive to deliver tailor-made, turn-key solutions.
SwissShrimp 2016
AG
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail ] agricultural technologies
SwissShrimp AG is the first company in Switzerland to implement sustainable shrimp farming at an industrial level. Following successful pilot production, SwissShrimp has found an attractive location partner for large-scale production in the Swiss salt works in Rheinfelden, Aargau, in 2016.
TellCo Europe 2008
TI
established
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency ] Lighting, Photovoltaics, Smartgrid, Smarthome & building
TellCo Europe Sagl based in Switzerland is an international company, active in renewable energy systems and design and production of Solar Lighting Solutions and Solar Electricity Solutions. TellCo Europe is a leading organisation with the ability to plan, design, deploy, develop, integrate, and supply products for ECO and SOLAR demands.
TVP Solar 2008
GE
established
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Electricity, Energy efficiency, Engineering, Heating and cooling energy ] Photovoltaics, Solarthermal energy
TVP Solar SA is a Swiss company which designs, develops, manufactures and markets innovative, high-vacuum flat solar thermal panels based on a proprietary technology for cooling and heating applications. TVP Solar is a game-changer in the solar thermal industry, effectively competing with electricity in the cooling and industrial process heat markets, while introducing new thermal energy-producing roofs for the residential market.
Webmodus (SUN-D) 2008
AG
established
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency ] Lighting
We design and produce an exclusive, flexible and naturally adapting lighting system beyond comparison. The backbone of all our products is the same basic principle of redirecting light. SUN-Displays find their use as high standard, aesthetic eye catchers in foyers and entrance halls as well as part of exhibitions and events providing high flexibility for utilisation and a unique fusion of information and light. Whenever the backside of the screen is illuminated the frontside starts to shine. It doesn’t matter what light source you use.
Arviem 2008
ZG
established
Transport & Mobility [ Transport & logisticsof goods ] e-cargo, e-mobility, Enabling technologies
Arviem service is to tracks parameters affecting a cargo content's quality based on the specific needs of clients. Tracking the location and monitoring the condition of cargo verifies the quality of incoming components and monitors the fulfillment of safety and environmental regulations.
Attolight 2008
VD
established
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] Photovoltaics
Attolight started off to revolutionise cathodoluminescence (CL): design top of the line CL instruments that deliver superior performance, maximum ease-of-use and make quantitative cathodoluminescence possible. The Company firmly believes in the potential of cathodoluminescence and aims at establishing the technology as a standard in-line inspection method in semiconductor industry. Attolight is a company with global presence with systems in Europe, Asia, and North America. The Company is headquartered at the EPFL Innovation Park where the Attolab is located as well. Attolight "New Cathodoluminescence"​ solutions support the state-of-the -art research and developments in LEDs, Solar Cells, High Mobility Transitors, new opto-electronical devices, nano-structured semiconductors.
Celeroton 2008
ZH
established
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy efficiency ] Enabling technologies, Geophysical & technical
They develop, produce and sell ultra-high-speed electric motor-drive systems and turbo compressors, achieving speeds up to 1 million rpm. With speed they reduce volume and weight.
Cleanea 2008
GE
established
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Cleaning, Resource efficiency ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Cleanea is an innovative company that markets a machine, the Europa V5. By using water, electricity, and the addition of a little salt, our machine produces, In Situ, by electrolysis a detergent and disinfectant to clean the surfaces of an office building and replaces 80% of traditional chemistry.
EnvEve 2008
TI
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture, Forestry ] Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
EnvEve is an high tech company specialised in Internet of Things. It has developed a unique Internet of Things framework for outdoor applications with robust and reliable devices enable sophisticate analytics to support decision in Agriculture and Forests.
Fiaxell 2018
VD
established
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Unknown ] Enabling technologies
A global solution for Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC), electrolyser (SOEC) & high temperature electrochemical devices Over the past nine years, Fiaxell has developed processes for cell fabrication, specialty screen printing inks, flexible testing devices for high temperature measurements and has now provided customers worldwide. To complement our core competences, we identified highly skilled manufacturers of electronics (power supply & EIS), kilns, gas control, liquid management, gas detection, hydrogen generators and are working closely with them.
Gaiasens Technologies 2010
VS
established
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Engineering, Natural hazards & catastrophe prevention & protection ] IT data usage, Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data, Smart device
GAIASENS Technologies is an innovative company at the service of the environment. It offers real-time measurement solutions, environmental studies and modelling services as well as the implementation of operational solutions for the management of natural hazards.
QWSTION 2011
ZH
established
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps Bio technologies, Material & Products based on biomass
Swiss backpack brand QWSTION is known for combining design and functionality with sustainability. Since 2008 the design studio has been developing versatile carry solutions for everyday use – with an understated look and a low environmental footprint.
Fair Recycling (fondation) 2008
ZH
stagnant
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Low technology
Fair Recycling is the first organisation worldwide to combine climate protection with recycling. In Brazil, where the Swiss foundation's pioneering project is located, it recycles old refrigerators containing CFCs in cooperation with its local partner Indústria Fox, thus making an important contribution to climate protection. On the basis of this verification report, an independent registration body issues climate protection certificates, which the Foundation offers to Swiss partners. Fair Recycling is proud to be the climate partner of numerous companies that reduce a large part of their CO2 emissions with their own measures and only offset unavoidable emissions with climate protection certificates.
Xperience GmbH (snowXpark) 2008
OW
stagnant
Recreation, hotels & restaurants [ Sport ] e-mobility
Rent an electro-powered snowmobile and discover your limits, while drifting and jetting around the tight curves on the market track with help of a lot of bodywork. The snowXpark is the highlight of every winter trip with its unique driving fun and the exciting racing atmosphere.
e-Durable 2016
VD
validation
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
e-Durable is the leading IT service provider in French-speaking Switzerland which places Sustainable Development at the heart of its activities.
Fluxim 2007
ZH
growth
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity, Energy efficiency, Information technology, Many fields ] Battery, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, LED, Lighting, Photovoltaics
Provide R&D tools for the OLED display, lighting and photovoltaic industries. Our software product setfos is designed to simulate light-outcoupling from OLEDs and light-absorption in thin film solar cells. Moreover, offer an all-in-one measurement platform paios with integrated analysis software
Go Solar (energiemoebel.ch) 2007
ZH
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] Photovoltaics
The goal is to support electric grid with energy produced from garden furniture as solar tables, sheds, etc..
INDEOtec 2007
NE
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Electricity ] Enabling technologies, Photovoltaics
Indeotec specializes in the design and integration of PECVD, PVD and LPCVD reactors, vacuum system, very high frequency VHF plasma excitation and system automation. Indeotec is driven by innovation, technology and committed to providing practical and top quality solutions that save time and improve the transfer of technology in the solar PV, TFT-LCD and MEMS segments. Our staff is comprised of a team of talented and experienced professionals with in-depth knowledge of thin films manufacturing equipment and device development and optimisation.
Redelec 2007
VS
growth
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Resource efficiency ] Filters & Membranes, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
RedElec Technologie develops and markets a new technology to perform electrochemical redox transformations at the best economic and environmental costs, directly on the production site. The electrochemical reduction of indigo aqueous suspension in the dying industry is the first industrial application of the process developed by RedElec.
routeRANK 2007
VD
established
Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency, Information technology ] e-mobility, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Technology company routeRANK (2006) provides IT solutions for travel and mobility. Unlike other solutions, they address the entire door-to-door route by integrating all relevant modes of transport such as air, rail, public transport, P+Rail, P+Ride, car, rental car, car sharing, car pooling, e-bike, bike, walk and their many multimodal combinations. In a single search, its patented technology finds and ranks the best possible routes, allowing users to sort them according to multiple criteria such as price, travel time and CO2 emissions.
Aquanetto Group 2007
VS
established
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Cleaning, Waste & recycling ] Filters & Membranes, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
AquaNetto solutions rely on ultraviolet irradiation in combination with complementary technologies to disinfect and treat fluids (water and air) and surfaces. AquaNetto promotes and supports socially and ecologically sustainable projects according to well defined criteria with the goal of achieving the highest possible value on site. To this end, AquaNetto provides open-architecture, efficient, and environmentally friendly solutions for the treatment of water, air, and surfaces in the private, public, industrial and commercial sectors.
Basis 57 Nachhaltige Wassernutzung 2007
UR
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Food, Farming or Forestry [ 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.
CoolTEC 2007
VD
growth
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), 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.
Faircustomer 2007
ZH
validation
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps, Communication, Media, Education or Games, Health & House & Body Care [ Trade and Retail ] Low technology
Faircustomer.ch is an internet marketplace where traders can independently offer and / or purchase goods and / or services. The dealers are Swiss suppliers who value sustainability: facilities for people with disabilities, designers of ecological solutions, integration projects, cooperatives from the countries of the south and Swiss importers of fairly traded articles. Pictures, texts and videos show where and by whom the articles were made.
Flowconverter Energy 2007
ZH
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] Hydro energy (small scale)
The company aims to develop, manufacture and operate innovative environmental technologies. The main produkt is the FLOWCONVERTER™, an innovative flow generator for the generation of electric current. The fields of application of FLOWCONVERTER™ are brooks, rivers, canals and ocean currents, where it can be installed without a negative impact on fish or the waters natural behaviour.
OekoSolve 2014
SG
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Energy efficiency, Waste & recycling ] Filters & Membranes
OekoSolve produces electrostatic precipitators that offers technical solutions in the area of micro-dust emission reduction. They also develop custom made solutions.
Pakka 2007
ZH
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Low technology
We offer a range of high-quality organic and Fairtrade snacks under the Pakka brand to individual and business customers (in particular, the restaurant and catering trade, and wholesalers).
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