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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
SYNHELION 2016
TI
growth
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Airplanes & transport, Energy storage, Energy sufficiency, Heating and cooling energy, Maritime and waterways transport, Resource efficiency ] Energy storage other than batteries, Renewable technologies, Solarthermal energy, Synthetic fuels (e.g. power to liquid)
Synhelion develops cutting-edge solar technology to reduce global CO2 emissions. We are on a mission to unlock a clean future of transportation. Solar fuels are the key.
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.
VIRVE 2015
TI
formation
Behavioural change, Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency, Engineering ] e-car, e-mobility
VirVe aims to support the transition to clean and fuel efficient transportation technologies through intelligent analysis of the best available data and implementation of accurate vehicle simulation.
Adventerra Games 2009
TI
established
Behavioural change, Communication, Media, Education or Games [ Games ] Gamification, Low technology
Adventerra Games, located in the Italian part of Switzerland, has worked for more than 10 years to create educational games designed for children of different ages on environmental topics. ​
BeeHelpful (Primalbee) 2017
TI
formation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Farming & agriculture ] Resource saving agricultural technologies
Beehelpful has developed a new patented class of hives (Primalbee) that improve the health of bees, increase pollination capacity and reduce the chemical treatment of hives.
Crownhealth 2014
TI
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail, Healthcare ]
We craft the essential active life inspired nutritional products, 100% free of additives, organic, plant-based and backed by science.
Daxtro Swiss International Engineering Company 2000
TI
established
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ 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.
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.
Paradox Engineering 2000
TI
sold but still independently active
Construction & buildings, 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
Ponera 2019
TI
formation
Transport & Mobility [ Transport & logisticsof goods ] Construction : Increase efficiency or renewable energy use.
Ponera Group has developed a unique logistic solution based on an innovative design of pallets’ system which decreases packing costs by minimizing the transport inefficiencies. The flexibility of this innovation makes it applicable to wide range of industries.
Swissponic 2021
TI
formation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture ] Resource saving agricultural technologies
Swissponic has developed an automated system for growing vegetable hors-sols at home. The system consists of a hydroponic structure, a control unit with dedicated software and a cloud connection for remote culture management at any time.
Ticlnsect 2019
TI
formation
Food, Farming or Forestry, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail, Waste & recycling ] Bio technologies
TicInsect aims to contribute to solve two problems: the need of sustainable protein sources and the reduction of food waste. TicInsect manufactures insect-derived sustainable animal feed ingredients on the base of black soldier flys. This product is highly demanded for pet food manufacturing, in aquaculture and to nourish chicken, poultry and pigs.
voltWALL 2018
TI
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy storage ] Renewable technologies
Modular, Lithium-based, Energy Storage Systems for residential and industrial use.
XFarm 2018
TI
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture ] e-mobility, Fleet management, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Wearable devices or apps
xFarm is a digital platform helping the farmers to manage their activities. It is composed of a cloud-based field management software, IoT field sensors gathering meteorological and environmental data, and an open app store for decision support services.
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 ] Bio technologies, Resource saving agricultural 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.
AgroFly 2017
VS
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture ] Drone & flight
AgroFly S.A. , based in Granges (Switzerland), developed the first high precision agricultural sprayer driven by a UAV-type flying platform. AgroFly's SpUAVs (Spraying UAVs) are soon available on the market with all by authorities required paperwork: - ISO 22866 drift assessments - Quality deposit assessments - Homogeneity of deposit assessments Our in-house developed (and patented) spraying boom configuration ensures an unmatched application quality on the market!
Aitonomi (TeleRetail) 2014
VS
growth
Transport & Mobility [ Transport & logisticsof goods ] IT data usage, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Autopilot Software and Autonomous Transport System developer and elf-driving robots to automate logistics and to minimize the ecological footprint of transportation. The company’s award-winning Aito AutoPilot Software platform drives robots of almost any size autonomously while reducing the energy consumption, emissions, and space requirements of transport by up to 90%. Beyond industrial, urban and rural logistics automation, the Aito AutoPilot Software and system is also used for self-driving probe and beacon robots that autonomously monitor 5G networks and infrastructure.
Foxdrop.ch 2017
VS
established
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Transport & logisticsof goods ] Waste recovery, recycling and re-use
Recycling 2.0, which allows you to get rid of all your recyclable waste in one easy step and save time.
BUYECO 2014
VS
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy efficiency, Heating and cooling energy, Service pooling ] Enabling technologies, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Renewable technologies
BUYECO is an innovative marketplace allowing you to buy or sell renewable energy, through the trade of Garantees of Origin. The aim of BUYECO is to make access to renewable energy easier, and continiously increase visibility on the market and its development to all actors of the renewable energy business. By giving to all users access to the best offers, BUYECO makes a direct the between sellers and buyers of renewable energy, and allows a transparent and fair pricing.
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.
DSPlus 2003
VS
restructuring, on hold, no development
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, 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.
Dufour Aerospace 2017
VS
growth
Transport & Mobility [ Airplanes & transport ] Drone & flight
Dufour Aerospace is building the aEro 3, an advanced electric aircraft that brings you from your doorstep to nearly anywhere you want over 5 times faster than a car but at the same cost per kilometer
ExerGo 2018
VS
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy management solutions, Energy Production, Information technology ] Cooling technology, Heating in buildings, IT Software
We develop an innovative concept of smart heating and cooling low temperature thermal network.
UniqueTrace (FairTrace) 2013
VS
growth
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) Enabling technologies
FairTrace developed FairTrace Traceability Tool. It's an effective, innovative and patented computer software solution which ensure traceability of goods, ingredients and guarantee their origin.
Fly & Film 2015
VS
growth
Transport & Mobility [ Airplanes & transport ] Drone & flight
The school of drones : UAVs are already indispensable in many companies today and will be one of the 8 technologies that entrepreneurs cannot imagine the year 2020 without. The Fly & Film drone academy offers training programs by professional instructors coming from civil aviation.
GreenGoWeb 2012
VS
growth
Behavioural change, Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Communication, Media, Education or Games, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Games ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
GreenGoWeb® is an app for corporate sustainable behaviour challenges. It makes green team building in the form of gaming. Since 2012, GreenGoWeb® is the pioneer in applying gamification principles in the field of sustainable development. The company fosters innovative climate-mitigation solutions by engaging individuals, non-state and subnational actors. This unique “pledge-and-review” system allows for network creation and dynamic collaboration amongst participants. GreenGoWeb provides a set of comprehensive measures to reach out and engage individuals in efficient, yet feasible, bottom-up actions.
H55 2015
VS
validation
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Transport & Mobility [ Airplanes & transport, Engineering ] Electric batteries, e-mobility, Photovoltaics, Synthetic fuels (e.g. power to liquid)
Experts in aviation. Building electric driven aircrafts and Battery management systems for aircrafts and critical applications.
HOOC 2015
VS
growth
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Information technology, Service pooling ] Communication, Enabling technologies, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Secure remote access, remote programming, system networking and remote support. Smart Buildings and house technic
Imperix 2013
VS
established
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity, Electricity efficiency, Electricity grids & flexibility ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Smartgrid
Imperix develops high-end control equipment and prototyping hardware for power electronics, drives, smart grids and related topics. Its products are designed to enable cutting-edge innovation in corporate and academic environments. They are especially valued for their ability to accelerate the implementation of laboratory-scale power converters and facilitate the derivation of high quality experimental results.
Match my Bike 2019
VS
validation
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.
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