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
Yeastup 2020
AG
Yeastup gives spent brewer's yeast a second life through the production of high-quality ingredients that promote human health and well-being while contributing to the circular economy.
BoxTango 2011
AR
growth
Transport & Mobility [ Electricity efficiency, Rail transport, Transport & logisticsof goods ] e-cargo, e-mobility
BoxTango moves containers horizontally between road and rail with a newly developed transshipment technology. Intermodal Transport involves the transportation of freight using multiple modes of transportation (rail, ship and/or truck).
Lookthrough 2017
AR
validation
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Environmental monitoring, Information technology ] IT data usage, IT Software, Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
Lookthrough provides tools to streamline the collection and organization of bulk investment data. Fueling ESG reporting on non-public assets for better and more socially responsible investing. From investment due diligence and reporting to task delegation and automation. With a full audit trail to assure individual and corporate responsibility with limited liability.
Urstamm 2021
AR
formation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Forestry ]
We enable and promote sustainable timber, forest management and regionality through transparency and efficient processes with digital proof of origin on the wood.
Abhati Suisse 2013
AI
established
Health & House & Body Care [ Bodycare, Healthcare ] Low technology
An ethically-minded skincare brand based in Switzerland, boasting deeply rooted Indian heritage. Its mission is to bring together the therapeutic virtues of Swiss botanicals and Ayurvedic plants from organic farms, to create a range of luxurious, sustainable and fair-trade beauty products.
b-science.net 2018
AI
stagnant
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy storage ] Battery, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
We improve decision making quality in the energy storage community based on patent literature analysis, which allows for the anticipation of future technology trends.
Enlife 2015
AI
restructuring, on hold, no development
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency, Energy management solutions, Environmental monitoring, Information technology ] Climate technologies, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
State of the Art web and mobile applications to transparently deliver ENERGY PERFORMANCE ANALYTICS, ENGAGEMENT TOOLS & ACTIONABLE INSIGHT to OPTIMZE energy use and LOWER costs while SAVING the environment. Our solutions are hardware independent, tailored to the needs of each customer and focused on non-technical stakeholders that our competitors fail to engage and address.
LavaConcept Switzerland 2013
AI
stagnant
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Engineering, Resource sufficiency ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Geothermal energy
Construction materials made from volcanic lava residues, with very good heat properties.
Akksel 2021
BS
formation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Energy management solutions ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
We reduce environmental pollution, costs and exploitation of people and nature by linking producers and consumers of limited resources through a circular economy multi-sided platform for batteries used in Electric Vehicles and large-scale battery storage systems. We are connecting buyers with suppliers through an exponentially growing value network to guarantee added value with each transaction.
Allthings Technologies 2013
BS
established
Construction & buildings, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency, Information technology, Service pooling ] Communication, Enabling technologies, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Smart device, Smarthome & building
Communication platform between owner, landlord and renter to integrate services including smart home services.
AVA Biochem (5-hmf) 2015
BS
established
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..)
AVA Biochem produce chemical compounds from waste. They have developed, piloted and patented a fully water-based process for the conversion of industrial sugars into the 100% bio-based molecule 5-HMF. This platform chemical is ideally positioned to advantageously replace petroleum-sourced chemicals in various mass-market applications, due to its versatility, non-toxicity and bio-sourcing. Targeted applications include biopolymers as well as resins and adhesives.
Solarbalkon (Direct Coffee) 2016
BS
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy Production ] Photovoltaics
Fight climate change from your balcony with a super-light solar panel that can be plugged into the socket.
Direct Coffee 2016
BS
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Low technology
We want to build bridges: between coffee drinkers here in Switzerland and coffee farmers in Ethiopia. With coffee that represents your values. Better than organic. More than fair. CO2 neutral.
Heizungsmacher 2017
BS
growth
Construction & buildings [ Construction of buildings, Heating and cooling energy ] Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies
Heizungsmacher AG, is a Swiss company specialising in the replacement of old heating systems with modern heat pumps as well as the planning and installation of photovoltaic systems in the segment of detached and semi-detached houses.
HQ Energie 2012
BS
stagnant
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy efficiency ] Photovoltaics
HQ Energie AG is an engineering company in the energy sector with a focus on renewable energies and efficient building technology. They create turnkey photovoltaic systems.
MeteoViva Schweiz 2014
BS
growth
Construction & buildings [ Construction of buildings, Energy management solutions ] IT data usage, Renewable technologies
MeteoViva Climate's predictive optimisation process MeteoViva is the future of building management: forward-looking, self-learning, with over 3 million operating hours of experience in buildings worldwide. The patented, model-based process creates an ers of commercial building portfolios. Whether new construction, existing buildings or retrofitting - MeteoViva Climate makes every building smart and connects it to the future.optimised indoor climate and at the same time significantly reduces operating and energy costs as well as C02 emissions. MeteoViva Climate is the intelligent solution for owners, facility managers and usMeteoViva Climate is the intelligent solution for owners, facility managers and users of commercial building portfolios. Whether new construction, existing buildings or retrofitting - MeteoViva Climate makes every building smart and connects it to the future.
myCamper 2015
BS
established
Recreation, hotels & restaurants, Transport & Mobility [ Information technology, Mobility & Fleet management ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
MyCamper - the sharing platform for camping vehicles in Switzerland
NaturaYuva 2018
BS
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Bodycare, Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail ] Bio technologies
NaturaYuva aims to rejuvenate agriculture by developing organic farming protocols of medicinal and aromatic plants and subsequent ecological extraction processes to produce niche natural ingredients used in varied end segments such as nutraceuticals, flavors, cosmetics, pharma.
Pick-e-Bike 2018
BS
growth
Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management ] e-bike, e-mobility, Fleet management
Pick-e-Bike is your sharing system for e-bikes and e-scooters in different Swiss regions. Fast, easy and cheap.
uGreen 2016
BS
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity, Electricity grids & flexibility ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Smartgrid
Data service for load shifting and power supply system stability, Smart household appliances run when reneweable energy available. Development of efficient and flexible products and services.
youtrition 2018
BS
established
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture ] agricultural technologies
youtrition deals with the recycling of nutrients from human urine in order to achieve sustainability for food production
zoë circular building 2017
BS
validation
Construction & buildings [ Construction of buildings, Resource efficiency, Resource sufficiency ]
Building with natural, untreated and local materials: healthy, sustainable and affordable.
Atlas Sensing Labs 2017
BS
startup, but phase not clear
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ air quality, Environmental monitoring ] Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
Atlas Sensing Labs provides environmental monitoring systems, exposure modeling/mapping methods, and consulting services primarily in the area of air quality and public health. Exposure assessment is conducted based on measurements (e.g., gases/particles in outdoor/indoor/occupational settings) and models in support of decision-making towards healthful environments locally and globally.
Aveny 2019
BS
established
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Information technology, Many fields ] Communication, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Aveny developed the Brightway LCA calculation engine, a toolkit for next generation LCA applications. Aveny offers user-friendly LCA tools for SME, advanced LCA software for research institutes and consultants, customized LCA solutions for large companies, and Brightway toolkit licenses to LCA software developers.
ecochair
BS
formation
Construction & buildings [ Trade and Retail ] Construction: Resource or material optimisation
The ecochair.ch association was founded with the objective of reducing the social and environmental impact of primary production (forestry, mining, oil and gas extraction), processing and manufacturing, by reducing consumer demand for new furniture, in turn reducing the demand for resources needed to manufacture it.
Energie Zukunft Schweiz 2006
BS
established
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Electricity grids & flexibility, Energy efficiency, Energy management solutions, Energy storage ] Battery, e-mobility, e-vehicle charging, Heating in buildings, Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies, Smartcity, Smart device, Smartgrid, Smarthome & building, Solarthermal energy
As one of the driving forces we are commited to a sustainable energy future in Switzerland.
fgen 2011
BS
validation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management Bio technologies
FGen is a Swiss start-up company founded 2011 in Basel as a spin-off from the Department of Biosystems Science and Engineering of the ETH Zurich. As a contract research organization we collaborate with partners from Biotech, Life Sciences, Agribusiness, and Pharma in order to develop microbes, cells, chemicals, and proteins for various applications.
Help'n'Trade 2019
BS
validation
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Help’n’Trade is a technology startup, which builds next generation marketplace application for small local businesses and consumers. We build solutions so that we can help local economy, communities and the environment.
Lyfa Innovations 2020
BS
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Food production & retail, Waste & recycling ] Waste recovery, recycling and re-use
Zero-waste: Online store and delivery service for plastic-free groceries.
Solarfreeze 2012
BS
growth
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption
The Solarfreeze association supports projects, feasibility studies, demand analyses, etc. on how to use the sun as an energy source for ecological and affordable cooling in developing and emerging countries. We promote technologies and system availability in the low-tech/low-cost sector, which also have a chance for widespread use in countries with lower incomes, and also specifically promote the specialised training of young people on site with additional added value.
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