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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). Discover the companies by using the search filters. Sort the list by clicking on the arrows next to founding year, canton and phase. If your innovation is missing, please add your project here .

Company Name Founding year Canton Phase Areas of Activity [Subareas] Technology
Evatec 2004
[ Energy efficiency, Resource efficiency ] Enabling technologies
Evatec offers a range of platform architectures equipped with evaporation, sputter , etch and PECVD source technologies according to application, substrate format and throughput requirements, due to thin film deposition systems enable manufacture of the worlds highest performance optical, optoelectronic and semiconductor devices. Our Advanced Process Control ( APC) technologies enables new level of thin film performance and production yield.
HeiQ Materials 2005
New chemical materials
HeiQ is three-in-one company: scientific research, specialty materials manufacturing and consumer ingredient branding, all for improving the lives of billions of people by perfecting the every day product of textile. HeiQ is a leader in textile innovation creating some of the most effective, durable and high-performance textile effects in the market today.
megasol 2004
[ Electricity ] Photovoltaics
Solar modules are produced with robots and on fully automated production plants.
Neo Technologies 2004
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption,Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Electricity, Information technology ] IT data usage
Market leader in consulting and solutions for Energy and Public Sectors in Switzerland, neo technologies carries out information technology development and integration projects. From consultancy to completion, operation to maintenance, neo takes on all aspects of a project according to the needs of its clients. Our approach: build bridges between technology and business. Each project is unique and must incorporate technological and functional factors whilst maintaining the greatest possible pragmatism.
SwissGEL 2004
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Resource efficiency, Waste & recycling ] Material & Products based on biomass, New chemical materials
swissGEL is a plastics development company. We offer partnerships to commercialise additives and bioplastic products and make plastic biodegradable
DSPlus 2003
restructuring, on hold, no development
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Electricity efficiency ] Enabling technologies, Lighting
DSPlus designs, develops and markets electronic light dimmers that integrate into public lighting systems. Thus contributes to reducing energy consumption and light pollution. DSPlus is a Swiss high-tech company, founded in 2004 as a spin-off of HES-SO Valais.
RINO Electronics (Eisspeicher) 2003
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Electricity, Energy storage, Heating and cooling energy ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Heating in buildings, Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies, Storage other than batteries
New energy storage technologies are developed and tested like combination of hybrid solar modules with earth register and ice storage or recycling of old batteries.
EcoWaste 2003
[ Waste & recycling ] Smartcity
EcoWaste SA offers a complete range of ecological products and services for optimizing the management of all types of waste.
Ganser CRS 2003
[ Energy efficiency ] Enabling technologies
The Common Rail injection technology has contributed significantly to the new era of the modern diesel engine. The diesel engine became more powerful, runs quietly and produces far less emissions than in the past.
Solar21 2003

Solar21 is an independent energy and utility supplies company solely focusing on renewable energy sources. In particular we cooperate with real estate owners, analyse the solar energy potential and take charge from planning the PV-installation all the way to managing the energy supply to the end users in the buildings. The real estate owner gets a gull service PV-roll-out with guaranteed double digit returns and the the end user of the electricity gets clean energy to lower prices!
myclimate 2003
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management Climate technologies, IT data usage
myclimate is a partner for effective climate protection – both locally and globally. The Swiss Non-Profit Organisation wants to shape the future together with its partners through consultation, education and climate protection projects. myclimate pursues this as a science-based and business-orientated non-profit organisation.
Ecospeed 2002
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Energy efficiency, Resource efficiency ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
ECOSPEED provides web-based software solutions and consulting services for the energy and climate accounting of public authorities, companies and private individuals. Since 2002 they develop Software programs for energy balance, energy efficiency, and energy use.
Silent-Power 2002
[ Electricity, Energy storage, Engineering, Heating and cooling energy ] Renewable technologies, Synthetic fuels (e.g. power to liquid)
The innovative energy system of Silent-Power is based on the liquid heating and automotive fuel, methanol. In a CO2-neutral cycle, first methanol can be obtained from clean energy.This allows the Econimo mini power plant of Silent-Power to generate electricity and hot and cold water.
Beaver Schutzsysteme 2002
[ Natural hazards & catastrophe prevention & protection ] Geophysical & technical
eaver® flood preparedness systems have been successfully deployed in emergency situations more than a thousand times over the years, in Switzerland and elsewhere. The Beaver storm and flood preparedness system is composed of two adjacent inflatable dam elements (bladders) that are filled with water.
Geo2X 2012
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Natural hazards & catastrophe prevention & protection ] Geophysical & technical
Geo2X is a Swiss Company based near Geneva. It was founded 12 years ago by experienced geologists and geophysicists who have complementary areas of expertise in the petroleum, geotechnical, geophysical and geological domain. This allows Geo2X offer a wide range of services that meet all the demands of its customers.Our global experience is key to find specific solutions for varied issues (hydrogeology, natural resources, landslides, pollution, etc.) in many environments. A particular effort is put into research and development of new hardware and software, allowing us to have innovative answers to complex situations.
Miromico 2002
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Information technology ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Internet of Things
Miromico is an innovative high-tech company that focuses on development services in the areas of integrated circuits, electronic systems and software. Our clients include international corporations such as IBM, Infineon, Roche and Credit Suisse, but also SMEs
Xemtec 2001
[ Electricity efficiency ] Enabling technologies
Add-on smart units to existing meters for monitoring. Xemtec is an important player in digitalization of information for electricity, gas and water markets. Our system provides a comprehensive and centralised flow management for the industrial and residential sectors.
terraplant 2001
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Environmental monitoring, Resource efficiency ] Low technology
terraplant ltd. is an environmental services and engineering company. We provide planning, consulting, project management, educational and research services in the fields of environment, nature & landscape and applied ecology.
SOLIDpower (Htceramix) 2000
sold but still independently active
[ Electricity ] Battery
HTceramix SA (HTc) is a dynamic and dedicated SME specialized in high-temperature electro-ceramic applications for energy and gas conversion. With high temperature membrane reactors as core competence, the company works as SOLIDpower’s innovation center. Located in Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland, the company cooperates with many industrial and academic partners.
Caminada Energy Technologies 2008
[ Energy efficiency ]
The environmentally friendly vegetable oil (Pöl) burner makes your oil heating CO2 neutral. Manly used oil should be used.
Daxtro Swiss International Engineering Company 2000
[ Electricity, Engineering, Waste & recycling ] Enabling technologies, Hydro energy, Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies, Wind energy
Daxtro Swiss International Engineering Company S.A.R.L.® is a Cleantech Swiss company dedicated to developing, manufacturing, distributing and installing products relating to the environmental sector. They have three divisions: DAXTRO WATERS: Specialized in the field of water purification at any level (waste water treatment for municipalities and industries; also have desalination plants, filtration and drinking water systems). DAXTRO ENERGY: Leader in the field of renewable energy generation (Photovoltaic plants & Eolic systems). DAXTRO TECHNOLOGY: Promotes and commercialize high-tech products for Industrial Applications.
Keller Technologies 2000
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Construction of buildings, Resource efficiency ] Smarthome & building
Plan, design and build to level, environmentally friendly buildings, neighbourhoods with interessting architecture in China
Paradox Engineering 2000
sold but still independently active
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption,Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis,Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas),Transport & Mobility Internet of Things, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Smartcity
Leveraging our deep technological know-how, we offer Internet of Things platforms to unlock the value of our customers’ data: our solutions enable Cities and companies to collect, transport, store and deliver any kind of data lying in urban objects or industrial plants, transforming information into
Topten 2000
[ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency, Mobility & Fleet management ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Web portal highlighting the most energy efficient consumer products: domestic appliances, office electronics, consumer electronics, lighting, building components and vehicles.
vélocité 2003
[ Mobility & Fleet management ]
We have been delivering since 1999, when vélocité had only one courier and a few dozen customers. Over the years, we have grown and expanded, joined the Swissconnect network, merged with Poste-it (Yverdon and Neuchâtel), created “antennas” in Vevey and Sion, and acquired through these experiences a real know-how in the field of fast delivery, which allows us to offer a high quality service to our customers. Today, the vélocité team has more than 50 employees, committed, motivated and ready to wet the jersey all year round and in all weather conditions, to deliver more than 300 deliveries by hand every day.
Solarspar 1991
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction [ Electricity, Energy Production ] Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies, Solarthermal energy
In 1991, the year it was founded, Solarspar came up with a brilliant idea to help the sun achieve a breakthrough in Switzerland: By subscribing to share certificates, everyone could participate in the construction of solar power plants. The idea was well received. In the meantime, more than 100 photovoltaic plants in villages and towns, in the mountains and on farms harvest sunshine and supply enough electricity for more than 4000 households.
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