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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
kickbag 2020
SG
validation
[ Waste & recycling ] Low technology
Online shopping without packaging waste. The foldable shipping bag made of recycled PET is a first in Switzerland: reusable up to 30 times and 100% climate-neutral.
Wheycation 2018
SG
growth
[ Food production & retail, Waste & recycling ] food tech
We don’t see waste products, but new and valuable raw materials: We develop healthy and tasty food by upgrading (upcycling) side streams of food production. Therefore, they process whey to high quality products.
LUUUP 2021
SG
formation
[ clothes ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
LUUUP is a recycling company that uses a chemical process to dissolve cellulose-based fibres to generate feedstock for yarn production. It is working on improved circularity of textile waste to reduce its ecological impact
Mastercoldbrewer (re-coffee) 2017
SG
growth
[ Food production & retail ] Low technology
Coffee - Drinks that are manufactured without the effects of heat. This lead to preserved aromas and vitamines. The products are fair and mostly organic.
matriq 2019
SG
validation
Enabling technologies, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
matriq offers innovative solutions for the part-indiviual marking of plastic components of all kinds. With the DynamicMold technology, marking takes place directly in the manufacturing machine, whether in injection molding, blow molding or thermo forming. Besides the application for traceability, the DynamicMold technology also offers the possibility to integrate anticounterfeiting features for brand protection.
MycoSolutions 2016
SG
stagnant
[ Forestry ] Bio technologies
Custom made biological fungi products to enhance growth for trees and other plants.
OekoSolve 2014
SG
growth
[ Energy efficiency, Waste & recycling ] Filters & Membranes
OekoSolve produces electrostatic precipitators that offers technical solutions in the area of micro-dust emission reduction. They also develop custom made solutions.
smartYes 2015
SG
restructuring, on hold, no development
Communication, Media, Education or Games [ Energy Production ] Photovoltaics
smartYes, as a regional supplier specialized in POS Communication and Live-Marketing. We provide customers with quality displays and marketing tools. We ensure that your company or brand promotion stands out where it really matters. We have the right and unique solution for every Point-Of-Sale, event or exhibition.
Be the change 2012
SG
validation
Health & House & Body Care [ Food production & retail, Sport ] food tech
The production of food, vital substances and sports nutrition is their passion, they work strictly according to Swiss food law and the Swissness regulation of the Swiss Confederation.
Smart Visions 2015
TG
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Construction of buildings, Information technology ] IT data usage
We design and develop digital and fully automated services for real estate companies. Analysing existing processes, significantly optimising known procedures and saving time and costs at the same time.
alphornventures 2022
TG
formation
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Financing and financial services, Food production & retail ] food tech
Alphorn Venture Partners is a global growth equity food tech company that combines the advantages of PE stability and VC growth to enable food tech innovators to develop breakthrough technologies. This is to be achieved through "the Forge". A scale-up space and innovation center in the north of Zurich, Switzerland.
Da Vinci Olivenöl 2013
TG
established
[ Food production & retail ] Low technology
Da Vinci offers impeccable, high quality olive oil from selected producers for everyone. Especially for those who care about health aspects in the diet.
Ensoy 2021
TG
growth
[ Food production & retail ] food tech
We produce sustainable tofu for your kitchen from organic soy from Thurgau. With the use of Thurgau organic soy, our tofu becomes even more regional. A sign of a Swiss quality product.
Renergon International 2010
TG
growth
Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Bio technologies, Renewable technologies
RENERGON extracts value from organic waste in creating valuable, sustainable products such as biofuel, biogas, renewable energy, compost, fertilizer, & biochar - always combineRenergon International AG with global social and environmental responsibility.
Salat.ch 2016
TG
growth
[ Food production & retail ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
From the farm directly to your home - thus we guarantee first-class quality and fair prices for you as a consumer.
airlite (AM Technology) 2016
TI
established
[ Building technology ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Wall colours that clean the air we breathe, remove bacteria from homes, offices and hospitals, and reduce energy consumption.
BePooler 2015
TI
growth
[ Information technology, Mobility & Fleet management ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
BePooler was born in Switzerland in 2015 from the simple but innovative idea of providing companies and individual users with a fast and safe way to share the trip to their workplace, thus reducing traffic, expenses, the use of private vehicles and urban pollution. The Lugano-based startup company has developed an innovative system for carpooling through a web platform and related app and has managed to entice none other than the Italian city of Milan.
CLARA Swiss Tech 2015
TI
validation
[ Functional clothes, Healthcare, Road vehicles and transport, Sport ] e-bike, LED, Wearable devices or apps
Urban traffic is a constant danger for cyclists, particularly in low light conditions. Every day, cyclists around the world are involved in accidents caused by the lack of attention from other road users. CLARA is the revolutionary smart jacket that thanks to the integration of directional arrows and braking sensors increases the visibility of the cyclists and makes their movements safer.
Energy Vault 2017
TI
validation
[ Energy storage ] Storage other than batteries
The Energy Vault storage solution operates with bricks that are lifted to create a tower causing the energy to be stored in the elevation gain, when the bricks are then returned to the ground the kinetic energy from the falling brick is turned back into electricity. Specially engineered control software is used to ensure the bricks are placed in exactly the right location each time. The system is modular and flexible with each plant having a capacity of between 10 and 35MWh and a power output of between 2 and 5MW. The system is ideally suited to longer duration storage but with very fast response times can also be used to deliver short and medium term.
FlatMan 2018
TI
growth
[ Construction of buildings ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
FlatMan is a web platform with a dedicated smartphone application that allows real estate agencies and property owners to communicate with tenants and craftsmen faster and more efficiently, eliminating redundancies and optimizing the whole process of property management.
FutureThinking (Regalo) 2017
TI
restructuring, on hold, no development
Communication, Media, Education or Games [ Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
REGALO, property of FutureThinking Sagl, provides online resources, including but not limited to a platform to post or to collect items that other users give away for free, as well as various messaging and board posting services.
gr3n 2013
TI
validation
[ Waste & recycling ] Waste recovery, recycling and re-use
gr3n developed an innovative process, based on a new application of microwave technology to a well known chemical reaction which provides for the first time with an economically efficient chemical recycling process of PET (Polyethylene Terephtalate) and allows an industrial implementation of this recycling method. This new process can potentially change how PET is recycled worldwide with a huge financial benefit for the recycling industry.
heatneutral 2016
TI
formation
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction,Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy efficiency, Energy Production ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..)
HeatNeutral produces the worlds most efficient, cost effective and scalable heating system for homes and industry. We also produce and supply the CO2 neutral fuels with these two technologies we help users meet their climate neutrality ambitions.
Hive Power 2019
TI
validation
[ Electricity grids & flexibility, Energy efficiency, Information technology ] IT blockchain or algorithms
Hive Power provides a SaaS for Smart Grid Analytics, to help Energy Suppliers and Grid Operators in optimising their operations and asset management. The solution includes tools for the forecasting of energy demand, scheduling of hydropower plant, designing new tariff schemes, and optimal management of energy communities and aggregated flexible loads.
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.
onlog 2007
TI
established
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Electricity efficiency, Many fields ] LED, Lighting
Onlog (Switzerland) Ltd, located in Gordola - Ticino - Switzerland, has been founded in 2006 with the purpose to provide professionally outsourced Supply-Chain- and Logistics-Services with totally integrated processes and structures. www.onlog.eu The "Onlux"-Section within Onlog is dedicated to LED-Lighting solutions for Households, Building decoration, Commercial lighting, Hotels/Restaurants, Public lighting/Street-lighting and LED-Electronics and Auxiliaries. Onlux is a multiple test-winner. www.onlux.ch
Ponera 2019
TI
growth
Production of eco friendly products [ Transport & logistics of goods ] Construction : Increase efficiency or renewable energy use.
Ponera Group has developed a smart modular and digitally enabled industrial packaging solution which replaces single use custom made wooden crates and pallets, with a reusable solution which pays for itself in a few usages, decreases CO2 emissions by 90%, and digitizes supply chains.
SEAS SOCIÉTÉ DE L'EAU AÉRIENNE SUISSE 2013
TI
established
[ Resource efficiency ] Filters & Membranes, Hydro energy, Renewable technologies
SEAS manufactures integrated systems and machines of air to water machines in order to produce high-quality drinking water for human consumption. A by-product of the above systems is thermal energy, which can be reused for heating, ventilation, conditioning, and dehumidification purposes.
Skypull 2013
TI
formation
[ Electricity, Energy efficiency, Engineering, Resource efficiency ] Drone & flight, Wind energy
Skypull is developing an altitude wind power system based on a fully autonomous drone that captures the energy from the strong, abundant and constant altitude winds through a ground-based generator. Skypull has proprietary, high-efficiency and resilient airframe that makes it more deployable and versatile than its competitors.
Solar Retrofit 2013
TI
growth
Photovoltaics
The Solar Retrofit System for triangle mounting is a wall mounting system for photovoltaic, thermal and hybrid solar modules , arranged on horizontal or vertical rows, and inclined at 30 °. The main advantage of the Solar Retrofit triangle photovoltaic solar module mounting system is the increase in energy efficiency.
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