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
Ganser CRS 2003
ZH
established
Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency ] Enabling technologies
The Common Rail injection technology has contributed significantly to the new era of the modern diesel engine. The diesel engine became more powerful, runs quietly and produces far less emissions than in the past.
Geopraevent 2012
ZH
growth
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Natural hazards & catastrophe prevention & protection ] Geophysical & technical, IT data usage
Geopraevent develops, installs and operates premium alarm and monitoring systems for natural hazards. We focus on customer-specific and highly reliable solutions.
Haelixa 2016
ZH
validation
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) Bio technologies
Pursuing a commitment to sustainability and transparency, we foster the development of next generation tools to ensure consumer good supply chain integrity and traceability.
HeiQ Materials 2005
ZH
established
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps New chemical materials
HeiQ is three-in-one company: scientific research, specialty materials manufacturing and consumer ingredient branding, all for improving the lives of billions of people by perfecting the every day product of textile. HeiQ is a leader in textile innovation creating some of the most effective, durable and high-performance textile effects in the market today.
Hello Vegan 2012
ZH
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Low technology
Online store for vegan products (food, cosmetics, household products).
Hexis 2006
ZH
sold but still independently active
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Construction of infrastructure (roads, bridges ..), Electricity, Heating and cooling energy ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Heat industrial usage, Heating in buildings
Leading competence in unit electricity and heat system for houses and buildings from innovative fuel cell design; The Swiss company HEXIS is one of the world's leading companies in the field of high-temperature fuel cell technology (SOFC - Solid Oxide Fuel Cell) for stationary applications
IDUN Technologies 2017
ZH
validation
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Healthcare, Information technology ] IT data usage, Sensors
IDUN Technologies Ltd. is a biosensor company based in Zurich, Switzerland. Coming from a stretchable electronics research group from ETH Zurich, IDUN is developing and producing soft and dry conductive electrodes for biopotential monitoring (ECG, EEG, EMG). With a unique and patented surface structure these electrodes provide high quality signals with skin-friendly materials without electrolyte gel.
Crick (Insekterei GmbH) 2017
ZH
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Low technology
Crick produces insect-based foods.
IRsweep 2014
ZH
validation
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
IRsweep offers a cutting-edge optical spectrometer in the mid-infrared. Microsecond time resolution combined with large spectral bandwidth and high spectral resolution offers a plethora of new possibilities in molecular analysis. Real-time observation of enzyme kinetics and chemical reaction monitoring are two out of many application fields of the IRis-F1.
LMTS Switzerland (CIRC (former Flash)) 2018
ZH
validation
Transport & Mobility [ Road vehicles and transport ] e-mobility, e-motorbike, e-motorcycle, e-scooter
Flash is an e-scooter rental company
magnes 2016
ZH
validation
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Many fields ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Magnes has extensive know-how and engineering capabilities to develop tailor-made magnetic materials that meet the highest customer-specific requirements. The scalability of the manufacturing process enables small series up to mass production.
Mondaic 2018
ZH
validation
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Energy efficiency ] IT Software
Mondaic provides proprietary software and services for high-resolution 3-D imaging using ultrasonic or geophysical waves. It offers scalable end-to-end solutions for all (visco)acoustic, (visco)elastic, and coupled waveform modeling and inversion needs.
neverain 2017
ZH
growth
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps, Transport & Mobility e-bike, e-mobility
Thanks to a multifunctional overall, cycling should in future be a pleasure regardless of the weather.
Nexxiot 2015
ZH
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Information technology ] IT Software
Nexiot offers an integrated digitization solution for all companies concerned with the movement of physical goods, who want to increase efficiencies and unlock additional revenue potential.
novatlantis 2017
ZH
validation
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Resource efficiency ] Communication, Low technology
Novatlantis aims for energy system transformation, resource efficiency, renewable energies and the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. It analyses data, developments of information, knowledge and strategies, empowers customers to take concrete action, and provides scientific services.
Oxyle 2020
ZH
formation
Oxyle uses clean energy to degrade hazardous micropollutants from wastewater, such as pharmaceuticals, pesticides, chemicals etc.
Pakka 2007
ZH
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Low technology
We offer a range of high-quality organic and Fairtrade snacks under the Pakka brand to individual and business customers (in particular, the restaurant and catering trade, and wholesalers).
Pingen 2010
ZH
growth
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) Enabling technologies
Pingen is a web based service to automate the process of sending electronic documents as postal letters. By partnering with professional print companies distributed across various markets, Pingen achieves faster deliveries, cheaper prizes while even reducing the carbon footprint.
Power Plant and Marine emission control 2011
ZH
restructuring, on hold, no development
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Energy efficiency ]
Competence and competitiveness in emission control for diesel engines is that we focus only on marine and power plant applications.
Power to Gas (Energie 360° & PSI) 2016
ZH
formation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Energy efficiency, Resource efficiency ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Renewable technologies
Efficiently producing energy from biowaste: A technology developed at the Paul Scherrer Institute PSI and tested in collaboration with the Zurich-based energy provider Energie 360° makes it possible. It extracts significantly more methane from biowaste than conventional methods. For this important contribution to a sustainable energy supply, PSI and Energie 360° have now been awarded the Watt d'Or 2018 in the Renewable Energy category by the Swiss Federal Office of Energy.
prelovedREVOLUTION 2018
ZH
validation
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps [ Waste & recycling ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
prelovedREVOLUTION is the first green marketplace to buy and sell vintage, preloved and socio-ecofriendly, high quality fashion and design articles. Both individuals and firms can use ithe platform.
QWSTION 2011
ZH
established
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps Bio technologies, Material & Products based on biomass
Swiss backpack brand QWSTION is known for combining design and functionality with sustainability. Since 2008 the design studio has been developing versatile carry solutions for everyday use – with an understated look and a low environmental footprint.
SAGANÀ 2014
ZH
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Low technology
SAGANÀ offers high quality, Swiss-EU certified organic, sustainable, fair and 100% natural ingredients in retail or bulk from the Philippines into Switzerland whilst directly supporting rural community livelihoods of our partner farmers. Products are coconut blossom nectar, single-origin Trinitario cacao beans and nibs with low cadmium levels and cold-pressed Virgin Coconut Oil as a healthier and sustainable natural oil alternative.
Seervision 2016
ZH
growth
Communication, Media, Education or Games [ Information technology, Media ] Video and Film
Seervison has combined computer vision, machine learning, control, and cinematography. The result is their adaptive motion control technology. It transforms any camera into an autonomous camera. Their computer vision pipeline relies on the newest and most advanced neural networks to analyze every single frame captured by any production camera in order to detect objects of interest, the background and the overall scenery.
Fair Recycling (fondation) 2008
ZH
growth
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Low technology
Fair Recycling is the first organisation worldwide to combine climate protection with recycling. In Brazil, where the Swiss foundation's pioneering project is located, it recycles old refrigerators containing CFCs in cooperation with its local partner Indústria Fox, thus making an important contribution to climate protection. On the basis of this verification report, an independent registration body issues climate protection certificates, which the Foundation offers to Swiss partners. Fair Recycling is proud to be the climate partner of numerous companies that reduce a large part of their CO2 emissions with their own measures and only offset unavoidable emissions with climate protection certificates.
myclimate 2003
ZH
established
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management Climate technologies, IT data usage
myclimate is a partner for effective climate protection – both locally and globally. The Swiss Non-Profit Organisation wants to shape the future together with its partners through consultation, education and climate protection projects. myclimate pursues this as a science-based and business-orientated non-profit organisation.
streamwise 2010
ZH
established
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas), Transport & Mobility [ Engineering ] Enabling technologies, IT data usage, Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
Fluid sensor: innovation and problem-tailored advice in thermodynamics and fluid dynamics. Data analytics is the logical consequence of our work as engineers. Wireless sensor solutions.
SUIND 2020
ZH
formation
Transport & Mobility [ Information technology, Mobility & Fleet management ] Drone & flight, Internet of Things
Enabling drone companies to unlock the full potential of drones by providing them with state of the art safety solution.
Swiss Alpine Fish (swisslachs) 2020
ZH
growth
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Food, Farming or Forestry [ Catering, Food production & retail, Resource efficiency, Restaurants ] Enabling technologies, Hydro energy (small scale)
Swiss Alpine Fish AG sustainably breeds salmon in an indoor facility in Lostallo, using the latest technology, making it the cleanest and most sustainable fish farm in the world.
SwissFleet Services (Velobility) 2016
ZH
growth
Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management ] e-bike, e-mobility
Velobility is your partner for Bike-Sharing. Thanks to our bike and e-bike models which are engineered to be shared. And thanks to our tried-and-tested Ridebox® technology. The result is a triple benefit: higher efficiency, better security, longer durability.
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