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
blueyellow 2019
ZH
stagnant
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Blueyellow provides a platform facilitating Renewable Energy (RE) financial transactions and contributes to making the industry more efficient. Efficiently buy or sell renewable energy assets. We connect renewable energy projects with capital through digital platform and sophisticated fintech solutions.
Clean Motion 2019
VD
validation
Health & House & Body Care
CleanMotion has developed a door handle that automatically disinfects itself after each use, to improve hygiene in high-traffic areas.
CompPair 2020
VD
validation
Construction & buildings [ Airplanes & transport, Construction of infrastructure (roads, bridges ..), Maritime and waterways transport, Rail transport, Sport, Waste & recycling ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
CompPair is a forthcoming university spin-off solving damage issues for the composite materials industry. They develop the next generation of smart and sustainable material products to overcome damages.The new materials enable repeated damage healing after a moderate heat trigger. Their technology is the first competitive one with extremely high commercial potential in terms of multiple repair ability and recycling, while preserving mechanical properties, cost and processing methods as in many industrial systems. By extending their product portfolio to other fibres and resins, they have the ability to disrupt the industry; bringing repair and recycling functionalities to composites while matching current requirements.
Cook Eat 2021
ZH
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail, Healthcare ] Communication, Low technology
Cook Eat mediates home-cooked food from private to private on the online community marketplace. It closes the gap between expensive restaurants and time-consuming self-catering. Wherever our members register, culinary diversity is created around the clock.
Cowa Thermal Solutions 2019
LU
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy storage ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies, Storage other than batteries
We develop compact thermal energy storage systems based on phase change materials for building services engineering and industrial plants. Our technology can be ideally combined with renewable energy sources and increases their own consumption by linking supply and demand of energy through our storage systems. COWA-Caps increase the storage capacity of water-based thermal energy storage systems by exploiting the melting and solidification processes of the filling material (phase change material PCM). COWA-Caps filled with PCM can be easily inserted into existing or new hot water, buffer or cold storage tanks. By selecting the PCM, the storage tank temperature can be ideally adapted to the application.
DePoly 2020
VS
formation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
DePoly has developed a novel solution allowing the chemical recycling of PET plastic. They won the venture competition in 2019 and are in the process of founding.
dimpora AG 2019
ZH
validation
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Engineering, Functional clothes, Resource sufficiency, Sport, Waste & recycling ] Construction: Resource or material optimisation, Enabling technologies, Filters & Membranes, Material & Products based on biomass, New chemical materials, Waste recovery, recycling and re-use
We produce eco-friendly functional membranes for the outdoor textile industry. Our 2D products involve a conventional lamination of the dimpora membrane onto a textile. The waterproof fluorine-free membrane is mainly based on polyurethane and undergoes our template removal approach to create the necessary porosity, thus achieving an excellent breathability. We are also currently scaling up our first biodegradable membrane.
Edison 2019
ZH
stagnant
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Information technology ] IT network, Wind energy
Management and engineering consultancy, in particular in the area of project management, contract management, operational excellence, sales, patents, product certification, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, environmental engineering, as well as research and development of new products and processes mainly in the power industry and in renewable and marine renewable energy industry.
enviBee 2019
ZH
validation
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Environmental monitoring, Water Management ] IT data usage
The company develops software solutions for data analysis for mass spectrometric long-term monitoring of organic micropollutants in aquatic systems.
exnaton 2019
ZH
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Photovoltaics
We drive the Energy Transition using Real-time Smart Meter Data
FenX 2019
ZH
formation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Construction of buildings, Construction of infrastructure (roads, bridges ..), Waste & recycling ] insulation, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
FenX is designing and developing foam products and foam formulations made from available waste or natural materials and addressed to real estate developers, construction companies and architects. The product: Non-flammable, non-toxic insulation foam causing zero CO2 emission.
Fidectus 2019
ZH
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Electricity grids & flexibility, Energy Production, Financing and financial services, Information technology ] Communication, IT data usage, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Optimising working capital in OTC energy trading.
Flybotix 2019
VD
validation
Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management ] Drone & flight
FlybotiX technology aims to double the flight time of compact drones. We use our technology as a building block to create a 350mm, dual rotor, collision tolerant drone. The system is suitable for in-structure and indoor inspection. The technology is usable in virtually any drone application.
Freesuns 2019
VD
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy Production ] Photovoltaics
Solar Tiles - Designed in Switzerland and individually hand-crafted to the highest industry quality standards, Freesuns solar tiles have been developed to last. As a result, they are more robust than normal roof tiles and much stronger than ordinary solar panels. Our tiles can be adapted to any roof with variations in shape, colour, and size.
Grundstock 2019
BE
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Low technology
Platform for locally produced food
Hades Technologies 2019
ZH
validation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Environmental monitoring, Information technology, Waste & recycling ] IT data usage
Automatically detecting defects in sewer inspection videos - not only much faster, but also objective and less error-prone.
Infrascreen 2019
NE
formation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture ] agricultural technologies, New chemical materials
We used nano-technologies to design the next generation of greenhouse screens. Our screens are game changer in terms of performance and impact. Participation: We used nano-technologies to design the next generation of greenhouse screens. Our screens are game changer in terms of performance and impact.
iWin 2019
TI
validation
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Construction & buildings, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy Production ] Photovoltaics
We patented an innovative window solution to integrate flexible thin film photovoltaic cells into windows blinds without compromising the design and the operation of the system. With iWin you can first protect your house from overheating in summer, reducing the energy bill and second it produces renewable electricity. iWin has reached the Proof of Concept (PoC) stage and now we are building the large size prototype. Participation: iWin turns high-rise and fully glazed buildings into power plants through an innovative window solution that integrate flexible thin film photovoltaic cells into windows blinds without compromising the design and the operation of the system.
Live Track 2019
SG
validation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management, Transport & Mobility [ Environmental monitoring, Information technology, Resource efficiency, Transport & logisticsof goods, Waste & recycling ] Fleet management, Internet of Things, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Sensors, Smartcity, Waste management technologies, Waste recovery, recycling and re-use
SMART. INTELLIGENT. AND EFFICIENT. Live Track AG reinvents the management of silos and containers and the associated disposal and supply logistics. Thanks to an open platform that is independent of hardware manufacturers and the intelligent analytic of real-time data, we optimise the frequencies, routes and loading of vehicles. This solution saves you time and money and significantly reduces CO2 emissions
Match my Bike 2019
VS
growth
Transport & Mobility [ Road vehicles and transport ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Smart device
Match my Bike is a platform for sharing bikes between individuals. Thanks to a smartphone application and a connected padlock, cyclists can book two-wheelers in different cities within the community. In exchange, they make their bikes available when they are parked at the station.
MEMBRASENZ 2019
VD
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy management solutions ]
MEMBRASENZ is engaged into development, production and commercialization of gas-separating membranes to be used in alkaline electrolysers and other energy conversion systems.
Dispatcher (meonet) 2019
SG
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Energy management solutions, Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, IT Software
Open source software plattform and software for market communication according to industry recommendation SDAT-CH and especially for energy providers.
Mia & Noa 2019
GE
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail, Waste & recycling ] Low technology
mia&noa proposes the world’s first zero-waste, zero-contact coffee bar that is controlled exclusively through the customer’s smartphone.
Mirai Foods 2019
ZH
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail ] Bio technologies
We are developing real meat - cultivated directly from animal cells
naanu 2020
ZH
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Food production & retail, Healthcare ] Bio technologies
Vegan supplement alternatives that are simple, enjoyable and healthy. HappyBites provide 100% daily needs of Vitamin B12, Vitamin D and Omega 3, and provide a high source of Calcium, Iron and Zinc.
Nagi Bioscience 2019
VD
growth
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Environmental monitoring, Healthcare ] Bio technologies
Nagi Bioscience is an innovative high-tech startup operating in the BioTech field, located in the heart of the Swiss "Health Valley"​. Nagi Bioscience revolutionizes the way toxic and beneficial effects of substances are tested today, with the first “Organism-on-Chip” technology: ethical alternative to animal testing and key to boost innovation and efficiency in the pharmaceutical, cosmetic, and chemical industries.
NeoCarbons 2019
VD
formation
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction [ air quality ] Air pollution abatement, Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Carbon capture and storage
We fight against global warming by removing excess CO2 from the atmosphere. We do this in a clever way so that carbon chains built from CO2 are competitive with fossil-based substitutes (oil, gas, coal ). NeoCarbons™ provides industrial solutions for the effective remediation of effluent CO2 and/or for the economic production of high value added chemicals via the generation of micro-algae biomass. Targeted industries that will benefit from NeoCarbons™ technology include pharmaceuticals, food, cosmetics, nutraceuticals, energy and transportation.
Neustark 2019
BE
validation
Construction & buildings [ Construction of buildings, Construction of infrastructure (roads, bridges ..) ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Construction: Resource or material optimisation
neustark removes CO2 from the atmosphere permanently stores it in recycled concrete and cuts new emissions by reducing the use of cement.
Novalytica 2019
BE
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Construction of buildings, Information technology ] IT data usage
Novalytica is a Data Science Boutique that supports organizations with its expertise in handling data. We simplify access to a variety of data sources for technical and business-oriented users with user-friendly, modern data tools. Access to local information describing how a neighbourhood, community or region is developing is becoming increasingly important for decision-makers in the field of real-estate, finance and public decisions.
oxara 2019
ZH
formation
Construction & buildings [ Construction of buildings ] Construction: Resource or material optimisation, Physical & chemical & nano technologies, Waste recovery, recycling and re-use
Oraxa produces sustainable, cement-free concrete. The ETH-Spin-off is developing healthy and affordable floors for the more than 75% of the local Rwandan families living in dirty homes due to lack of good floors.
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