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
EnCoTEc Innovation 2020
SH
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy Production ] Renewable technologies
EnCoTec Innovation develops and markets sector-coupling energy systems simultaneously providing electricity, heat and operating reserve. The use of climate-neutral fuels (biogas, power2X) ensures future oriented plant operation. Flexible plant operation contributes to energy security and enables the increase of solar and wind based electricity production.
enerdrape 2021
VD
formation
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Construction & buildings, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Building technology, Energy sufficiency, Heating and cooling energy ] Geothermal energy
We turn underground infrastructures into renewable heat sources. We develop the first modular geothermal panel-like technology that allows to capture renewable heat from new or existing underground environments. With our solution we offer a new way to source renewable heat for your buildings.
ENERGIE HUB Buttisholz 2020
LU
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy efficiency, Energy sufficiency ]
As a clever combination of electricity, heat and mobility, sector coupling is the answer to the challenges of the energy transition. Find solutions in local implementation at Buttisholz.
Entracers 2020
ZH
formation
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Environmental monitoring ] Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
It's an Eawag-Spinoff that provides services with a focus on the consulting for gas monitoring/screening strategies as well as on the implementation of such strategies. Additionally, the company performs gas sampling in the field and conducts measurements within the frame of its own analytical capabilities. The services provided by Entracers GmbH are mainly (but not exclusively) addressed to private associations/companies and to research organizations.
Equigy 2020
AG
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity grids & flexibility ] IT blockchain or algorithms
A SWISSGRID Project. The «crowd balancing platform» is an innovative solution in the control energy market. The shift in electricity generation towards a large number of smaller generators with volatile production is presenting new challenges for transmission system operators.
FreezyBoy 2016
LU
validation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Cooling technology
FreezyBoy is the world's first clean-tech product for a comfortable storage of food remains. The sub-zero biodegradable waste bin freezes your organic kitchen slop, prevents decomposing and eliminates unpleasant odors.
Green-Y Energy 2020
BE
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy efficiency, Energy management solutions, Energy Production, Energy storage, Heating and cooling energy ] Cooling technology, Heat industrial usage, Heating in buildings, Storage other than batteries
Green-Y revolutionizes the energy sector: The combination of an electricity storage together with a heating and cooling unit in one decentralized device makes the integration of renewable energy on a large scale possible. An affordable and efficient system with unrivalled low amortization periods below 4 years results. Besides that, Green-Y is eco-friendly by using only air and water as working fluids.
Helvitek Labs 2020
VD
formation
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps [ Healthcare ]
The goal of the company is to create the next generation of urban life anti-pollution masks combining state-of-the-art protection with a revolutionary design.
HERO Renewable Energy (Logic Swiss) 2020
NW
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy efficiency, Energy Production ] Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies, Solarthermal energy, Wind energy
For the first time, sun, thermal and wind energy is combined in a compact small module which provides more energy and can be used like a roof tile.
Hivoduct 2020
ZH
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity grids & flexibility ] Geophysical & technical
Hivoduct transmits electric power with less environmental impact
HopVrac 2020
NE
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Waste & recycling ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
A local, organic, circular economy and zero waste products, with packaging in reusable containers in Neuchatel!
iCEEP (Innovopolis) 2020
ZH
formation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Waste recovery, recycling and re-use
Innovopolis offers a decentralized waste management service that contains waste within the built areas of the community and turns it into energy at the point where it is generated: a self-sufficient service which eliminates the need for waste collection, waste incineration and waste landfilling. Our solution can be applied to any community, from rural communities like islands to large multi-complex properties such as high-rise buildings and by doing so we reduce the annual carbon footprint of every inhabitant by 1 tonnes of CO2.
IRISgo (previously ConceptIris) 2020
LU
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail, Recreation, Waste & recycling ] Low technology
They developed and created the best and most convenient reusable cup.
Kolbev 2020
ZH
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency, Energy sufficiency ] e-vehicle charging, Renewable technologies
Kolbev is a stealth mode startup, established to provide consumers our planet's environmentally friendly energy and make it universally accessible and useful.
lowimpact food 2021
VD
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ 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).
Methanology 2020
SH
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) 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.
myFacility 2020
AG
validation
Construction & buildings, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy management solutions ] Internet of Things
myFacility offers automated energy optimization and simple building control for public, commercial and industrial buildings
MyOldtimer 2020
AG
growth
MyOldtimer.fun is the sharing platform that allows you to share classic cars, modern classic and other unique vehicles.
COCOBOARDS (NaturLoop) 2020
BE
validation
Construction & buildings, 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
Construction & buildings [ 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?
Nuniq 2021
VD
growth
Health & House & Body Care [ Bodycare, Resource efficiency ] Low technology
Nuniq is here to transform the beauty industry in a wholesome and sustainable way. Taking care of one's self should not come at the cost of the environment.
Plastogaz 2020
VD
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ air quality, Energy Production, Waste & recycling ] New chemical materials, Physical & chemical & nano technologies, Waste recovery, recycling and re-use
Plastogaz is a spin-off of EPFL based in Lausanne (CH), founded in 2020. Our solid knowledge in catalysis combined with the understanding of plastic compositions at the molecular scale allows us to develop the green technologies of the future. We are developing a technology for converting plastic to methane, in which mixed and unsorted plastics can be transformed into grid-compatible methane.
Qaptis 2021
VD
formation
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ air quality, Energy management solutions, Maritime and waterways transport, Resource efficiency, Transport & logisticsof goods ] Carbon capture and storage
Qaptis develops a plug-in technology able to capture CO2 emissions directly at their sources. First it captures 90% of the CO2 emitted by trucks, then it stores it in liquid form dirctly onboard, finally it recycles it (fuel, plastics, building materials, CO2 sequestration).
Raumpioniere 2020
SG
formation
Construction & buildings [ Construction of buildings ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Using automated and AI-based analysis tools, we support modern and sustainable spatial development. by localizing attractive sites on properties, make the possible densification in the existing building stock visible and show possible renovation, densification, and utilization strategies.
SoHHytec 2020
VD
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy Production, Energy storage ] Renewable technologies
We offer cost-effective onsite renewable Fuel (Hydrogen), Electricity and Heat production and storage systems. ​
Soobr 2020
BE
formation
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Cleaning, Information technology ] Internet of Things, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Soobr AG is a technology company that is driving the digitalization of the cleaning industry. Our product enables to clean in the right place at the right time. To reduce costs, improve quality and increase transparency. Based on real time data and artificial intelligence.
sun2wheel 2020
LU
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Transport & Mobility [ Electricity grids & flexibility, Energy storage, Mobility & Fleet management ] e-vehicle charging, IT Software
The intelligent storage and charging system for the electromobility of the future The number of electric vehicles is increasing rapidly - and so is the need for charging facilities. At sun2wheel, we don't just want to charge electric vehicles, we want to fully exploit their potential, e.g. bidirectional use. Because the battery in the vehicles makes it possible to optimise your entire self-consumption and revolutionise the energy future.
Swisspreneur 2020
ZH
stagnant
Communication, Media, Education or Games Low technology
We are a nonprofit on a mission to promote and advance entrepreneurship in Switzerland.
TerraRad Tech 2020
ZH
validation
Behavioural change, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Environmental monitoring, Landscape conservation and management, Natural hazards & catastrophe prevention & protection, Prevention of or protection from technical risks ] Drone & flight, Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data, Optic devices
TerraRad Tech AG is a spinoff of the Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research (WSL) focusing on environmental radiometers and remote sensing technologies
Tesenso 2020
SH
validation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Information technology ] Internet of Things, Sensors, Smartcity, Smarthome & building
Tesenso is a full-stack IoT solution provider, from IoT consulting, proof of concept / MVP projects to mass IoT rollouts. Flexibility, time-to-market, and scalability combined with profound knowledge of the underlying hardware are the key strengths of Tesenso, making sure that customers can rely on solid IoT solutions.
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