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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
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.
Oturb 2018
NE
formation
[ Electricity, Energy storage ] Hydrogen technology and fuel cells
OTurb oil-free turbomachinery OTurb is a spin-off from the Laboratory for Applied Mechanical Design (LAMD) which is based in Neuchâtel, Switzerland and part of the Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL). This recirculator is designed and optimized to enhance Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (SFOCs). Details on this recirculator technology are published in the Journal of Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage.
Solaxess 2015
NE
established
[ Electricity ] Photovoltaics
Solaxess provides a nano technology film to produce colored or white photovoltaic solar panels. They support architects, promoters, installers, and planners in their projects.
Vege'tables 2022
NE
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Vege’tables is a Smart Food consulting company offering concrete solutions to organisations, collective and commercial catering and individuals enabling them unlock their full potential and perform better, while doing their part for the planet.
E-Man 2018
NW
stagnant
[ Construction of infrastructure (roads, bridges ..), Electricity efficiency, Energy sufficiency, Engineering ] Battery, e-mobility, Smart device, Smartgrid, Smarthome & building
Consulting, sale of HW and SW for Energy Metering (Smart Meter, electric, heat, cold, water, gas) for whole house of area (micro grid). Taking the whole system in operation and optionally also doing maintenance and prepare Energy invoice for all tenants.
loopi 2021
NW
validation
[ Waste & recycling ] Waste recovery, recycling and re-use
"We’re pioneering stroller design to last well beyond the needs of one user. Committed to the circular economy, our concept is repairable, refurbishable and recyclable. By offering our strollers as a subscription, it‘s given back to us at the end of its use so we can give it a new life with another family."
Serbot 2009
NW
sold but still independently active
Construction & buildings Photovoltaics, Robotic
SERBOT AG is a leading Swiss technology company in the field of advanced service robots and moving systems. Its innovations have achieved several rewards. Serbot develops and produces intelligent robot systems to clean sophisticated surfaces such as photovoltaic solar panels, large glass facades.
Smart Parking Systems 2011
OW
validation
[ Road vehicles and transport ] Enabling technologies, Smartcity
Smart Parking Systems AG offers a compelling vertical, robotic parking solutions and automated parking systems to the challenge of limited parking space. The Rotary Parker is an unique Automated Mechanical Rotary Parking System is designed to permit up to a maximum of 12 cars or 12 SUV’s to be parked easily and safely, on the surface area required to park 2 cars.
Xperience GmbH (snowXpark) 2008
OW
stagnant
[ Sport ] e-mobility
Rent an electro-powered snowmobile and discover your limits, while drifting and jetting around the tight curves on the market track with help of a lot of bodywork. The snowXpark is the highlight of every winter trip with its unique driving fun and the exciting racing atmosphere.
Hofladen Express 2009
FL
growth
[ Food production & retail ] Low technology
Save time and choose a bag already prepared by us. With one click you can then customize it to your needs, removing products from the bag and adding new ones, just as you need. We will then deliver your order.
Taschengrill 2017
FL
growth
[ Recreation ] Low technology
Schweizer Tachengrill offers an ecological alternative to disposable grills. Their product can be used several times and is as practical as its counterpart.
NutriFly 2020
FL
validation
[ Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail ] food tech
NutriFly produces high quality products for animals and plants from insects. In our production process, we exclusively process regionally available by-products from the agricultural and food industries into high-protein animal feed and nutrient-rich fertilizers.
EnCoTEc Innovation 2020
SH
formation
[ 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.
Methanology 2020
SH
validation
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.
SKYFORCE 2015
SH
restructuring, on hold, no development
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Energy efficiency, Engineering ] Drone & flight, e-mobility, Low technology
SKYFORCE is a Swiss based company which aims to introduce the latest type-certified gyroplane and ecological light aircraft solutions to professional users around the world. We provide information about highly efficient, ecological and cost effective light aviation technology and provide the best aerial solutions for law enforcement, homeland security, emergency services, environmental monitoring and metropolitan traffic authorities.
StadtOase 2021
SH
validation
[ Gardening ] agricultural technologies, Bio technologies, Fertilizers from wastewater, waste or other sources, Low technology
StadtOase produces and sells automated planting systems, allowing the users to easily grow their own food and have a steady supply of fresh and healthy vegetables with minimal effort.
Tesenso 2020
SH
validation
[ 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.
Campunite 2021
SH
validation
[ Road vehicles and transport ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Campunite is a campersharing platform. It is a fair and transparent platform where ultimately all parties benefit.
elmoove 2017
SH
growth
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy management solutions ] e-bike, e-mobility, Photovoltaics, Smarthome & building
elmoove combines the knowledge from the sectors e-bike, energy management and load management for EV's. Our own product is a e-bike charging station for appartements, buildings and public use.
greenmodul.ch 2019
SH
validation
[ Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail ] agricultural technologies
Container with hydroponic plant growth and with a potentiated light well, daylight is reflected and distributed into the interior of the greenmodul, allowing vegetables and plants to grow on multiple levels. With additional LED light during the night, the seedlings grow in the hydroponic method (substrate-free cultivation with nutrient solution) under ideal conditions and without stress. The plants grow 24 hours, 365 days, with about 90% less water and free of any micro-civilization residues in water and air.
ecovolta (ecocoach) 2020
SZ
established
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy storage ] Battery, e-mobility
The Swiss ecovolta produces customised high-capacity battery systems and e-mobility solutions. The company’s patented design enables the fully automated series production of high-current capable batteries which do not need active cooling. Battery and drive solutions are developed and tested in the in-house research and development area.
ecocoach (ecoenergy systems) 2018
SZ
established
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency, Energy storage, Energy sufficiency, Environmental monitoring ] Battery, e-mobility, Photovoltaics, Smartgrid, Smarthome & building
App for smart home automation managing PV, heating, security and other devices. Battery development and modification. Participation: Digtial Energy and Building technology combined. A unique Swiss system that uses renewable energies to reduce emissions and costs, provide comfort and simplify property management. For all types of buildings. Flexibly expanded at any time. Safe, easy to install and open to technology.
swizz-e 2016
SZ
validation
e-mobility, e-motorbike, e-motorcycle, e-scooter
swizz-e GmbH designed a new e-scooter (Roller) that is produced completely in Switzerland.
Happy Genie (Antanas) 2013
SZ
growth
[ clothes, Trade and Retail ] Wearable devices or apps
Happy Genie produces stylish and multifunctional bags made from apple waste, designed in Switzerland and handmade in Italy. In addition to high-end fashion, Happy Genie offers fair working conditions throughout the supply chain and also gives a portion of its proceeds to impact organizations.
CERASUS 2017
SZ
validation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Construction of infrastructure (roads, bridges ..), Energy management solutions, Engineering, Resource efficiency ] Construction : Increase efficiency or renewable energy use., Construction: Resource or material optimisation, Heating in buildings, Robotic
CERASUS builds custom machines and control systems to suit your individual needs from scratch, as well as expanding or upgrading existing machines, for example supplementing your production with robotics or optimising efficiency and energy use.
Croply 2020
SZ
formation
[ Trade and Retail, Transport & logistics of goods ] Internet of Things, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Our goal is to empower farmers, food businesses, and local communities around the world with the tools required to develop more sustainable practices, working towards circular economies that can provide viable futures for everyone, everywhere. Our work focuses primarily on open access systems, built to dismantle the inequality that is present in such an economy driven industry.
foodroots. 2019
SZ
stagnant
[ Catering, Food production & retail, Restaurants ] Low technology
foodroots stimulates your employees’ culinary skills in order to create social and ecological values within your organisation. Our common mission consists in promoting responsible human action through food culture. With a balanced diet, we create added value for your company and our society.
Lynus 2020
SZ
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity efficiency ] Battery, IT Software, Photovoltaics
Lynus is a technology company focused on open software development and batteries for renewable energy systems. All energy components of buildings can be connected on one platform. By using machine learning the platform can help to reduce the CO2-emissions and energy production costs of buildings and generators by predicting weather changes and adjusting accordingly.
Nature Re 2021
SZ
validation
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, climate carbon removal, Financing and financial services, Forestry ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
The purpose of the company is to provide consulting and management services, especially in the field of nature-based solutions to mitigate climate change and biodiversity loss. This is done through mobilizing investments towards projects that focus on restoring nature and biodiversity.
Ronovatec 2017
SZ
growth
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Gardening, Landscape conservation and management ] Automated or self driving, Robotic
Our patent pending robot technology has been specifically designed to assist green keepers and others who tend large grass areas. Each robot is multifunctional, meaning that it can replace several machines and can be used for mowing, brushing of synthetic turf, soil analysis, line drawing, and due to electric power not an internal combustion engine, mowing can often be moved into new time windows for mowing i.e. late evenings, lunchtimes or even overnight.
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