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
Stonestep 2012
ZG
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Insurance ]
Swiss-based insurtech firm that is changing how insurance is delivered in emerging markets. Microinsurance as a Service platform
varionix 2012
ZG
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management Filters & Membranes
Manufacturer and supplier of precision instruments for the measurement of air ions and electrostatics for the environmental analysis, process-engineering and science. Apps: odor neutralisation, degradation of pollutans, sterilisation and refreshment of air and water.
vRbikes.ch 2012
ZG
growth
Transport & Mobility [ Road vehicles and transport ] e-motorbike, e-motorcycle, e-scooter
Electric three wheel vehicles for transport, business and also private use. The innovative tilting technology ensures an unbeatable feeling with maximum riding safety at the same time. 80 cm track width guarantees stable conditions, but still fits in (almost) every narrow parking space. Single seater, maximum 45 km/h, A1 driver's licence required – two electric motors, each with 2 Kw power, single-wheel drive for maximum safety and riding dynamics, 3 disc brakes, up to 130 km range, turning circle below 4.5 metres, 18 cm ground clearance and climbing performance of 25%.
Wattelse 2012
ZG
established
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Building technology, Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency, Energy sufficiency, Heating and cooling energy, Resource efficiency ] Smarthome & building
Identify energy demand and points for reduction and optimizing building management.
Aquazoom 2015
ZG
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Electricity ] Hydro energy
AquaZoom removes barriers to fish migration while producing power - economically restoring rivers everywhere. We strive for electricity production in complete harmony with nature. Therefore, we grew to leading pioneers in micro hydropower and aim to share our patented water vortex technology worldwide.
Arviem 2008
ZG
established
Transport & Mobility [ Transport & logisticsof goods ] e-cargo, e-mobility, Enabling technologies
Arviem service is to tracks parameters affecting a cargo content's quality based on the specific needs of clients. Tracking the location and monitoring the condition of cargo verifies the quality of incoming components and monitors the fulfillment of safety and environmental regulations.
CarbonActive 2011
ZG
established
Construction & buildings [ Building technology ] Filters & Membranes
CarbonActive aspires to develop optimized solutions for use in air purification technology (Filters) for buildings.
Circulago (WWZ) 2018
ZG
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy Production ] Cooling technology, Heat Exchanger, Heating in buildings
Circulago is a project for the supply of Zug and Baar-Süd with environmentally friendly heating and cooling energy. It is obtained from the water of the Zugersee.
cofoundme 2017
ZG
validation
Communication, Media, Education or Games IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
cofoundme is the biggest matching platform for startup jobs in Switzerland. We enable entrepreneurs to find cofounders for their projects and startups to recruit staff. You’re looking for a job in the Startup ecosystem, you’re at the right place!
Keller Technologies 2000
ZG
established
Construction & buildings, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Construction of buildings, Resource efficiency ] Smarthome & building
Plan, design and build to level, environmentally friendly buildings, neighbourhoods with interessting architecture in China
share & Charge 2018
ZG
growth
Transport & Mobility [ Energy storage ] e-vehicle charging, IT blockchain or algorithms, IT network
THE SHARE&CHARGE FOUNDATION IS AN INDEPENDENT NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION TO FOSTER THE CREATION OF THE GLOBAL EV CHARGING NETWORK
Ambrosus 2017
ZG
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry, Health & House & Body Care, Transport & Mobility [ Food production & retail, Healthcare ] IT blockchain or algorithms
Ambrosus, which is a member of the CVA, is a project to build a blockchain-based ecosystem for supply chains for life-essential products like food and medicine.
yamo 2016
ZG
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Bio technologies, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Ecological, healthy baby food sterilized with a new pressure method to keep vitamines, color etc.
3rd-eyes analytics 2015
ZH
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis IT data usage, IT Software
3rd-eyes analytics is the software partner for banks, insurance companies and investment advisors for the implementation of digital, goal-based investment advice. The software solution combines a financial planning module with a stochastic procedure that determines an optimal investment allocation based on the customer's goals and allocates funds and ETF's to these using an algorithm. When selecting products, the system takes into account individual criteria for the preferred investment style as well as the client's personal values such as environmental and social aspects.
9T Labs 2018
ZH
formation
Construction & buildings, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Building technology ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
9T Labs advances lightweight design by simplifying the use of high-performance materials with 3D Printing using industry grade carbon fiber composites
Adaptricity 2014
ZH
growth
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity grids & flexibility ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Smartgrid
Adaptricity develops simulation and optimization software tools for adapting the electricity distribution grid for the transition towards renewable energies. Products help distribution grid operators in gaining an enhanced overview over their system and evaluating a large set of possible SmartGrid.
ADE photonExa 2014
ZH
formation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, LED, Lighting
LED lighting solutions (spinoff); Swiss manufacturer and specialist for high-performance LEDs, lighting systems, OEM LED modules, LED LightEngines and LED retrofit - with LED products for architects, lighting planners, lighting designers, communities and private individuals with high demands.
Agile Wind Power 2010
ZH
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Electricity, Resource efficiency ] Renewable technologies, Wind energy
Agile Wind Power develops technology solutions for energy production from wind energy. It develops a vertically-rotating wind turbine which is able to reduce maintenance costs, and increase profitability and efficiency.
Agrinorm 2020
ZH
formation
Food, Farming or Forestry, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Food production & retail, Waste & recycling ] IT data usage
AgriNorm is a Swiss based deep-tech startup leveraging scientific advances in plant genetics, biochemistry and machine learning techniques for the optimization of perishable fruits supply chain. AgriNorm is developing an AI-powered cloud-based system for predicting the expected quality properties and shelf-life of perishable fruits at the farm gate. This will allow our customers to: 1. Improve margins through optimization of sales channels via smart allocation of the right products to the right clients. 2. Save costs via waste reduction, prevention of claims and avoidance of freights expenditures.
AIPHA 2018
ZH
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Electricity grids & flexibility, Forestry, Information technology, Natural hazards & catastrophe prevention & protection ] IT data usage, IT Software
AIPHA GmbH provides Deep Learning based tools to automatically identify vegetation based threats to power lines. The main focus are grow-in, fall-in and forest fire threats. For this purpose, Geodata like Satellite images or Point Clouds from Drones or Airborne Laserscanning are evaluated.
AirBie (Smart Bike Lock) 2018
ZH
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis, Transport & Mobility [ Information technology, Mobility & Fleet management ] e-bike, Internet of Things, IT blockchain or algorithms
AirBie proposes smart bike locks for bikes, through the installation of the AirBie App. This allows companies to monitor their fleet with smary city analytics software.
Akenza (former Hivemind) 2017
ZH
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Hivemind IoT Platform, provides all key middleware capabilities needed to build sophisticated End-2-End IoT application ecosystems.
PEEEKS (Ampard) 2011
ZH
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity, Electricity efficiency, Heating and cooling energy ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Smartgrid, Smarthome & building
Peeeks develops smart technology solutions for the residential energy domain: heating, e-mobility, solar production and storage. For our clients, our IoT platform controls and monitors large numbers of cloud-connected energy assets and creates value through aggregation and flexibility market integration.
Amphiro 2009
ZH
growth
Behavioural change, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Electricity efficiency, Resource sufficiency ] Enabling technologies, Hydro energy (small scale), IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Amphiro develops intelligent systems that indicate the energy consumption when using hot water - and motivate a conscious use of energy. amphiro displays the water and energy consumption directly when showering and thus promotes a conscious use of hot water.
Anerdgy 2012
ZH
validation
Construction & buildings, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy efficiency ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies
Rooftop unit to capture edge wind, combined with solar panels; Anerdgy AG is a provider of a unique building-based energy generation tool called WindRail(R), combining 3 energy sources in one solution.
antavi 2015
ZH
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis, Transport & Mobility [ Information technology ] IT data usage
Managing safety at mega events requires agility, efficiency and team play. Antavi supports safety providers with a app-based solution to manage teams at highest precision and reduced costs. Teams can be formed quickly and coordinated efficiently. Made for crowd and disaster management, the system can be learned quickly and be operational within minutes from any mobile phone, tablet or web browser on your desktop.
apilio 2019
ZH
growth
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Building technology ] Internet of Things, IT Software
Apilio connects devices and services to create smarter, low-maintenance, reliable logic for your home.
aQuaTox Solutions 2016
ZH
formation
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Environmental monitoring ] Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
aQuaTox-Solutions GmbH, an Eawag spinoff, offers services in the field of aquatic ecotoxicology, in particular the assessment of water quality and environmental risk assessment of chemicals. The main focus is on alternatives to conventional animal tests, using fish cells and fish embryos as test models.
Arc Power 2016
ZH
validation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution
ARC-Power performs design and production of custom DC/DC converters, power distribution and switching boards, electronic motor drivers, filters and harness for space application.
ImmoSparrow (Ascarix) 2012
ZH
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Construction of buildings, Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
How do you like the idea of having all the information about the latest real estate events in one tool? You no longer have to do any tedious research and can acquire potential customers while your competitors are still browsing through the conventional portals with ineffective software. Thanks to ImmoSparrow, you can devote yourself to the customer without missing anything. The information in our database is constantly updated, combined to a clear overall picture and delivered to you (on request) anytime, anywhere. In this way, you gain maximum transparency about the property market.
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