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
COCOBOARDS 2019
BE
validation
Construction & buildings, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Building technology, Resource efficiency ]
Cocoboards is a novel, complete natural product, designed in Switzerland and manufactured in the Philippines. It allows to transform agricultural byproducts into sustainable and affordable bio-based materials, replace wood-based panels in the furniture and construction industry, make sustainability available and affordable to everyone, and integrate the local rural communities in the value chain.
co-kitchen 2018
BE
formation
Food, Farming or Forestry, Health & House & Body Care [ Food production & retail ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Co-kitchen began as a small vegan gastronomy business offering caterings,workshops and event organization based in Bern, Switzerland. Through these experiences, Kremena, the founder of co-kitchen, realized her passion lies in inspiring and empowering people to take charge of their home kitchens by cooking everyday meals which are healthy for themselves, other beings and the planet as a whole.
Energie hoch drei 2017
BE
growth
Construction & buildings, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Construction of buildings ] Low technology
Energie hoch drei AG stands for the 3 elements of the energy future - efficiency, consistency and sufficiency. Their core competencies are energy concepts and sustainability consulting in the building sector and in spatial planning from the idea to the implementation. They offer their services to a broad clientele ranging from building owners and planning teams to various institutions.
Energiewendegenossenschaft (e-wende.ch) 2013
BE
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Construction of infrastructure (roads, bridges ..), Energy Production ] Construction : Increase efficiency or renewable energy use., Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies
The Energy Turnaround Cooperative is committed to ensuring that every homeowner can realize a solar installation. Thanks to our new, innovative concept, solar power will be almost free and the investment should no longer be an obstacle for anyone. We are convinced that we can trigger a real solar boom and make a big contribution to the energy transition.
enersis suisse 2011
BE
established
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Information technology ] Enabling technologies, Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Smartgrid
Enersis focuses on Visual Energy Analytics, with special competences in the areas of energy / utilities, Big Data, Data Science and Analytics. They offer a cloud-based software platform and applications along the complete energy value chain to utilities, smart cities and energy-intense companies. The solution turns data into assets by connecting and visualizing existing customer and additional external data leading to the information platform vision of the Digital Energy Boardroom.
Enuu 2018
BE
growth
Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management, Road vehicles and transport ] e-mobility
Enuu is the first free* LEV sharing service that redefines urban mobility. Enuu is based on an intelligent and highly efficient light electric vehicle. It allows you to avoid being stuck in traffic jams and has a very low carbon footprint.
FAIRTIQ 2013
BE
growth
Transport & Mobility [ Rail transport, Road vehicles and transport ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
We are an innovative, dynamic company that makes travelling by public transport easier than ever before. The FAIRTIQ app offers the simplest, most cost-effective tickets - for travellers, transport authorities and public transport operators. After a greatly successful launch in Switzerland, we are now expanding into new markets. Our ultimate goal is to simplify sustainable mobility internationally.
FOODOO 2018
BE
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail, Waste & recycling ] Low technology
With a mobile kitchen and voluntary helpers we produce high quality and marketable products to fight against food waste and its consequences for the environment. The products produced at our FOODOO FACTORY Parties are distributed on foodoo.world and through its partners throughout Switzerland. The main product is FOODOO GEMÜSEBOUILLON PASTE.
geoimpact 2017
BE
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Geoimpact runs the web-based platform Swiss Energy Planning which can be used throughout Switzerland. Energy potential can be detected at any location based on intuitive apps and intelligent services. Planning becomes digital, collaborative and simple. geoimpact focus on making the models of the future transparent with intuitive applications in the fields of energy, smart city and geoinformation. An agile approach enables efficient development processes and rapid implementation of complex requirements.
Gjosa 2016
BE
growth
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Energy efficiency, Resource efficiency ] Hydro energy (small scale), Water conservation
Gjosa technology, inspired by Icelandic geysers, lies in the patented design of the shower head, which by splitting the flow, increasing the power of the jet and profiling fine droplets, reduces the flow of water to 2 litres per minute, compared to an average of 11 litres with ordinary equipment.
Green-Y Energy 2020
BE
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity grids & flexibility, Energy efficiency, Energy management solutions, Energy Production, Energy storage, Energy sufficiency, Heating and cooling energy ] Construction : Increase efficiency or renewable energy use., Cooling technology, Energy storage other than batteries, Heat industrial usage, Heating in buildings
Green-Y revolutionizes the energy sector: The combination of an electricity storage together with a heating and cooling unit in one decentralized device makes the integration of renewable energy on a large scale possible. An affordable and efficient system with unrivalled low amortization periods below 4 years results. Besides that, Green-Y is eco-friendly by using only air and water as working fluids.
Grundstock 2019
BE
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Low technology
Platform for locally produced food
Innovenergy 2013
BE
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy storage ] Electric batteries
Intermediate salt battery system between prosumers and grid, for example IndieWatt mobile salt battery for farmers in the alps.
Joulia 2010
BE
established
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Health & House & Body Care [ Building technology, Energy efficiency, Energy management solutions, Heating and cooling energy, Hotel, Sport ] Enabling technologies, Heating in buildings
Invisibly integrated in a slim shower channel, Joulia-Inline recovers heat efficiently from the warm used shower water as it goes down the drain. Thanks to simple cold water diversion, the heat recovery unit saves up to 42% energy. Participation: Invisibly integrated in a slim shower channel, Joulia-Inline and Joulia-Twinline recover heat efficiently from the warm used shower water as it goes down the drain. Thanks to simple cold water diversion, the heat recovery unit saves up to 60% energy.
kWIQly 2008
BE
validation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Electricity efficiency, Financing and financial services ] Climate technologies, IT data usage, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
kWIQly interprets automatic meter reading data and identifies energy waste. Online discovery of energy saving opportunities from consumption data; kWIQly distils actionable insights from energy metering and weather data for energy managers. This allows energy retailers to support clients, ease acquisition, improve retention and drive cross-sales.
Mein-Küchenchef 2015
BE
established
Food, Farming or Forestry, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management, Recreation, hotels & restaurants [ Catering, Food production & retail, Restaurants, Waste & recycling ] Enabling technologies
The company sells ready-to-serve meals that vary seasonally and can be preserved for up to four weeks by the Sousvide type of preparation without artificial preservatives. The aspect of No food waste and regional production runs through the entire value chain of Mein-Küchenchef.
MyFoodways 2018
BE
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Food production & retail, Waste & recycling ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
MyFoodways gets to know what you love - and what you don’t - and offers you personalised recipe recommendations. You can search for a specific item or swap and switch the ingredients in one of your favourite recipes. All MyFoodways recipes are flexible and adapt what you have at home.
MyStrom 2011
BE
established
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency ] Enabling technologies, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, LED, Lighting, Smart device, Wearable devices or apps
myStrom (by Swisscom AG) provides Smart Home products like smart plugs, WiFi Switch, WiFi Blub to create digitalized house (via App) and to save energy, in houses. Customers are mostly private households but they also sell to other companies.
myStromer 2010
BE
established
Transport & Mobility [ Electricity efficiency ] e-bike, e-mobility
myStromer AG develops and markets innovative e-bikes. The strength of the company lies in the development of and mechanical components, electric components, software, and the complete system integration.
Near-Buy 2017
BE
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Trade and Retail ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
The target of Near-Buy is to facilitate local trade and short circuit economy. It offers a plattform to sell and buy goods and reduce waste.
Neustark 2019
BE
formation
Construction & buildings [ Construction of buildings, Construction of infrastructure (roads, bridges ..) ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Construction: Resource or material optimisation
Creates climate positive construction materials by turning CO2 into minerals
Novalytica 2019
BE
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Construction of buildings, Information technology ] IT data usage
Novalytica is a Data Science Boutique that supports organizations with its expertise in handling data. We simplify access to a variety of data sources for technical and business-oriented users with user-friendly, modern data tools. Access to local information describing how a neighbourhood, community or region is developing is becoming increasingly important for decision-makers in the field of real-estate, finance and public decisions.
Optical Additives 2006
BE
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy management solutions ] Photovoltaics, Solarthermal energy
Optical Additives GmbH's product ZeoFRET® is a brand new, revolutionary additive for transparent polymers. These polymers then serve as a light harvester. The harvested light is transferred to a solar cell and transformed into electricity.
Optor 2014
BE
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Optor AG is a specialist for complex planning and optimization problems. In many cases, productivity can be significantly increased by targeted optimization of operating processes. Our optimization software ODS is the ideal tool to realize this potential quickly, easily and cost-effectively, e.g. for power industry: Smart Grid: Optimized load control for your network or lower costs thanks to optimized purchasing and warehousing.
Ormera 2019
BE
formation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Information technology ] IT blockchain or algorithms
Ormera is an blockchain based online platform for administration and invoicing local grids. Ormera simplifies the complexity of electricity billing and the associated administrative processes as a service. Ormera ist designed for tenants, local grid owners or investors for PV plants.
reCIRCLE 2015
BE
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management, Recreation, hotels & restaurants [ Catering, Waste & recycling ] Low technology
RECIRCLE is a national take-away network that uses washable containers with RECIRCLE lids to prevent waste.
Samro Technik 2013
BE
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Cleaning ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Samro Technik AG has been dealing with the electrolysis of water by means of boron doped diamond electrodes for years. The resulting change in the water (ECA water) and the generation of other compounds allow a wide range of applications.
Smart Energy Link (SEL) 2017
BE
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy management solutions ] IT network, Solarthermal energy
Smart Energy Link makes solar power usable in multi-party houses and in residential areas: simple, economical and ecological. The intelligent control system optimizes the own consumption of solar power and measures and bills the energy consumption within own consumption communities.
Smartvolt 2013
BE
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity, Electricity efficiency, Energy storage, Information technology ] Electric batteries, Photovoltaics
Smartvolt is a system developer for smart and innovative solar solutions & installation service and consulting. The SmartSolarBox improves the installation for photovoltaics on flat roofs. The SmartPowerDesk is an intelligent energy management. SmartSolarStorage is an efficient and compact battery solution
Solarify 2016
BE
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Electricity ] Photovoltaics
Solarify sells single solar panels to small investors and puts the panels on rented roofs. Solarify enables small investors to contribute to the energy transition with small amounts and little risk, roof owners to get a free solar installation and to reduce their electricity cost
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