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
BeeHelpful (Primalbee) 2017
TI
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Farming & agriculture ] 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.
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
Swissponic 2021
TI
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture ] 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
validation
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.
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 ] agricultural technologies, Bio 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.
Aitonomi (TeleRetail) 2014
VS
develops elsewhere
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.
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 develops efficient and sustainable aircraft for patient and passenger transport, logistics and public safety. It uses distributed electric propulsion and a hybrid module to be able to meet today's helicopter market and Advanced Air Mobility requirements.
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 [ 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
growth
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Transport & Mobility [ Airplanes & transport, Engineering ] Battery, 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. Seems to have several patents : https://patents.justia.com/assignee/h55-sa
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 production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), 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
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.
Misurio (energyon) 2008
VS
established
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity, Energy efficiency, Information technology, Many fields ] Battery, Enabling technologies, Hydro energy, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Smartgrid
Software and consulting for optimizing economic decisions around utility investments in capacity, storage and grid.
NVTerra 2010
VS
validation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Resource efficiency, Water Management ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
NVterra S.A. is a Swiss-based technology company specialized in water purification with clean technologies, such as electrolysis, which are often combined with other physic-chemical and biological treatments.
PHYSEOS 2011
VS
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy efficiency ] Construction : Increase efficiency or renewable energy use., Renewable technologies
Physeos focuses its activities on sustainable development and energy efficiency in the built environment and industrial processes. Physeos provides solutions to reduce the need for investment in energy infrastructure, cut fuel costs, increase competitiveness and improve consumer welfare. Main activities: • Energy optimization in buildings and industrial processes, • Building physics, numerical simulation, • Distributed energy production systems, • Education and training for professionals.
Pickwings (nanio) 2012
VS
established
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Transport & Mobility [ Maritime and waterways transport, Resource efficiency, Road vehicles and transport, Transport & logisticsof goods ] e-cargo, e-mobility, Fleet management, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
DIGITAL TRANSPORT SOLUTION FOR COMPANIES AND INDIVIDUALS IT software and plattform to organize transport. The challenges of new and modern transport solutions have grown steadily in recent years in the area of the shipping industry. With the developed solution from Pickwings, the shipping and transport industry is able to make the transition to digital change. The Pickwings business model is designed to use the unloaded mileage of the transport companies in order to enable a CO2-optimized shipment of goods on the road.
Planet Horizons Technologies (Aqua4D Water Solutions) 2004
VS
established
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Food, Farming or Forestry, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Farming & agriculture, Resource sufficiency, Water Management ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Aqua-4D® Water Solutions, based in Switzerland, offers a cutting-edge technology which maximizes irrigation efficiency while solving several common problems. A Swiss Cleantech company present in over 40 countries, Aqua-4D® has developed an innovative system which subtly alters the structure of water. Whatever your specific needs, the Aqua-4D® system adapts to your specific needs to bring solutions to your problems.
R&D Cycling 2017
VS
growth
Recreation, hotels & restaurants [ Recreation, Sport ] Communication, e-bike, Low technology
In the heart of the Valais Alps, R&D Cycling has developed a unique platform of complementary skills and an exceptional network for the creation of federative events, the development of innovative products and an offer of excellent services.
Redelec 2007
VS
growth
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Resource efficiency ] Filters & Membranes, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
RedElec Technologie develops and markets a new technology to perform electrochemical redox transformations at the best economic and environmental costs, directly on the production site. The electrochemical reduction of indigo aqueous suspension in the dying industry is the first industrial application of the process developed by RedElec.
SEDO ENGINEERING (smartIndigo) 2014
VS
validation
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Healthcare ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
The brand Smart­IndigoTM stands for an industrially prov­en technology, which will make a difference by bringing a rudimentary change to the global denim dyeing industry. It is an indigo dye which needs less water and chemicals for the dyeing process.
solartechnology.ch 2011
VS
established
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] Photovoltaics
Solartechnology.ch sàrl is a Swiss company specialized in the installation of solar panels. Founded in 2011, the company remains young and dynamic while having the experience of more than a hundred projects. We work throughout French-speaking Switzerland on both individual and industrial projects. It employs 3 to 8 people depending on the season. The company is also a member of swisssolar, the Swiss solar energy spokesperson, which guarantees the quality of our services.
Swisspod Technologies 2019
VS
formation
Transport & Mobility [ Rail transport, Road vehicles and transport ] Battery, Renewable technologies
Building the next mode of transportation: Hyperloop With a virtually non-existent environmental footprint, our vision of the Hyperloop has limitless potential to enrich our lives as well as our planet.
Urbio 2020
VS
validation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy management solutions ] IT Software
Urbio is a software for planning sustainable cities that combines the strengths of humans and artificial intelligence.
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