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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
Swistor 2022
VD
formation
[ Energy storage ] Battery
Swistor develops the next generation of energy storage device for a clean, sustainable future. The Lithium and Cobalt free solution enables charging our devices ultra fast, extends the lifetime 30 times and is environmentally friendly and safe.
TEIL.style 2020
BE
validation
[ clothes ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
TEIL - the open closet in Bern and alternative to todays clothing consumption. Sustainability, variety and style are possible when we borrow more and own less.
testmate 2020
VD
validation
[ Healthcare ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Physical & chemical & nano technologies, Wearable devices or apps
The wait-time for test results identifying the four most common sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) is three to seven days. Testmate Health is the first rapid at home self-test that provides results in minutes, in an anonymous, convenient and easy manner. Results are scanned and uploaded to a paired app that guides patients towards appropriate follow-up if necessary.
Wild Foods 2020
BE
growth
[ Food production & retail ] food tech
Vegan alternative to salmon from smoked organic carrots. Plant-Based from the Bernese Oberland.
Yeastup 2020
AG
[ Food production & retail ] Waste recovery, recycling and re-use
Yeastup gives spent brewer's yeast a second life through the production of high-quality ingredients that promote human health and well-being while contributing to the circular economy.
AICA 2019
VD
formation
IT Software
am develops custom software and intuitive user interfaces for industrial and consumer applications. We help make robotic applications more accessible to you.
Bionomous 2019
VD
validation
[ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Engineering, Healthcare ] IT data usage
Bionomous combines innovative micro-engineering design and machine learning methods to automatically inspect and sort miniature biological entities, in particular the egg of zebrafish Danio rerio, which is a common model for studies in genetics, development and behavioral biology, toxicology.
blueyellow 2019
ZH
stagnant
[ 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
CleanMotion has developed a door handle that automatically disinfects itself after each use, to improve hygiene in high-traffic areas.
CompPair 2020
VD
validation
[ 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.
Cowa Thermal Solutions 2019
LU
validation
[ 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
[ 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
[ 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
[ 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
[ 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 2020
ZH
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ 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
[ 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
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
[ 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 ] 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 production & retail ] Low technology
Platform for locally produced food
Infrascreen 2019
NE
formation
[ 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 [ 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.
Cook Eat 2021
ZH
validation
[ 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.
Match my Bike 2019
VS
growth
[ 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
[ 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
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 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
[ Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail ] Bio technologies
We are developing real meat - cultivated directly from animal cells
naanu 2020
ZH
validation
[ 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.
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