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
ennos 2006
BE
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Electricity efficiency ] Pump, Water conservation
Ennos develops pumping technologies that are affordable and appropriate for farmers and communities. ennos promotes the use of CO2-free, economic solar pumps that combine income, productivity and labor-saving benefits and a more sustainable use of the resources energy and water.
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
growth
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.
Neustark 2019
BE
formation
Construction & buildings Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..)
Creates climate positive construction materials by turning CO2 into minerals
Smixin 2009
BE
established
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Resource efficiency ] Internet of Things, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Smixin – based on a mixing unit which automatically mixes water, soap and air, touch-free, started a little revolution in 2009. Because hand washing has never been more economical and hygienic.
Sunstyle 2012
BE
established
Construction & buildings, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) Photovoltaics
Produces solar roof shingles / tiles in different colors. With the SUNSTYLE® solar roof we have developed a versatile solution that is both a roofing material and a power plant. Thanks to the new color technology, SUNSTYLE® photovoltaic shingles can be produced in a variety of colors and surface structures. The roof as an architectural design element makes optimum use of the built-up areas for the production of valuable solar power.
Swisseldex 2018
BE
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy management solutions, Energy Production, Information technology ] IT data usage
Swisseldex AG is an association of Swiss distribution system operators and the initiator of the industry solution. We cover a quarter of all metering points in the Swiss electricity grid. Together with Supercomputing Systems we develop and operate the central data exchange platform.
terraplant 2001
BE
established
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Environmental monitoring, Resource efficiency ] Low technology
terraplant ltd. is an environmental services and engineering company. We provide planning, consulting, project management, educational and research services in the fields of environment, nature & landscape and applied ecology.
Allani Sunlife Holding 2008
FR
established
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Resource efficiency ] Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies, Smarthome & building
Sunlife consists of a group of enterprises, formed into a Holding that promotes and develops original ideas and concepts to evolve solar technology and products into economic structures capable of generating a revenue. E.g. Solar Tourism, Solar agriculture.
Bcomp 2011
FR
established
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Engineering ] Material & Products based on biomass, New chemical materials
Under the tagline “play naturally smart”, Bcomp has defined what looks like a paradox at first sight as its mission: designing and marketing sustainable intermediate goods with no compromise on performance. Bcomp replace aluminum, carbon- or glass fibre composites and make structures more efficient in terms of weight, resistance, rigidity, shock absorption, and damping. Bcomp serves different industries such as sports & leisure, motorsports and automotive, as well as aerospace.
Climate services 2013
FR
growth
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction [ Environmental monitoring ] Climate technologies
Climate Services offers tools and support to help companties and other organizations to manage risk and identify opportunities related to climate change. The company owns the online www.CO2-Platform.ch to quantify CO2 emissions and identify the most attractif projects.
Cortexia 2016
FR
validation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Cleaning, Waste & recycling ] IT data usage, Smartcity, Smart device
Cortexia's solution allows the cities to monitor urban littering, improving the city's cleanliness while reducing cleansing costs. Our intelligent vision measurement systems provide an objective measurement and detailed mapping of urban litter. Mobile cameras recognise and map the littering according to categories in the whole city and compute a cleanliness index.
dashcom 2016
FR
validation
Construction & buildings [ Building technology ] Smarthome & building
Our hardware and software solutions are made possible thanks to our big data experts and highly skilled data scientists who provide complex predictive and deep learning algorithms. For this reason, dashcom works with system providers and closely with partners, such as Scigility Ltd, a leading big data solution player in Switzerland in the areas of large-scale information systems and real time streaming solutions. Our solutions use various hardware technologies such as ibeacon or eddystone sensors as well as NFC readers and other geofencing marketing devices to improve the use of resources, like meeting rooms etc.
Ecco.eco 2020
FR
growth
The most inspiring upcycling community on a platform. Here you can find where you can buy upcycled products and attend events with sustainable terms, get inform and get engage.
ECO-TSAPI 2017
FR
growth
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps Waste recovery, recycling and re-use
eco-tsapi consists of a fabric impregnated with beeswax and organic jojoba oil. Called wrap in English or bees wrap in the jargon of consum'actors, it allows you to pack food in a simple and 100% natural way. The advantage: it is reusable because it is washable!
Enoki 2018
FR
formation
Construction & buildings, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Construction of buildings, Engineering, Resource efficiency ] Renewable technologies
We are a start-up of architects and engineers which aims to imagine, build and activate the sustainable city of tomorrow.
Geoazimut 2011
FR
growth
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Engineering, Environmental monitoring, Natural hazards & catastrophe prevention & protection ] Geophysical & technical, Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
GeoAzimut Sàrl is a company active in the fields of geosciences, geographical information systems and electronics.
Go Electric 2013
FR
established
Transport & Mobility e-mobility
Advice on clean mobility and selling/ retail of electric vehicles
H.Glass 2011
FR
growth
Construction & buildings, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Engineering ] Photovoltaics
H.Glass was founded in 2011 with the vision to develop the Eco-Habitat and become a world leader in sustainable living. Today we manufacture glass-sealed, colored and semitransparent solar panels for glass facades and different types of building materials, based on DSSC (Dye Sensitized solar Cells) technology, developed by Mr. Michael Grätzel at the EPFL in Switzerland.
HYDROTHERMA Swiss Ecological Technologies 2012
FR
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Construction of infrastructure (roads, bridges ..), Energy efficiency, Engineering, Waste & recycling ] Climate technologies, Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Hydro energy, Synthetic fuels (e.g. power to liquid)
HYDROTHERMA Swiss Ecological Technologies SA - is a swiss development stage company specializing in research, development, creation and implementation in the sphere of clean energy production, production of boehmite nanopowders & maintenance of ecological safety of industrial enterprises.
iolo AG 2018
FR
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Energy management solutions, Information technology ] Internet of Things
The problem with Smart Homes: they are either expensive, complicated, fragile and quickly out of date or filled with gadgets with limited applications. That's why we invented dingz: a Smart Home should be easy to install and even easier to use. It doesn't need to cost too much and has to remain open to future developments. We think we did it. What might just look like an elegant light switch is nothing less than the bridge from traditional living towards the standard of the future.
LES BATOILLES 2019
FR
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Food production & retail ] Low technology
A reusable bag from recycled material produced locally for vegetables and other shoppings to replace plastic bags and an online shop to sell locally made items.
MOBBOT 2018
FR
formation
Construction & buildings [ Construction of infrastructure (roads, bridges ..) ] 3D Printing, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
The patented technology is based on cutting-edge equipment and methods of manufacturing a reinforced 3-dimensional concrete structure by using 3D printing. The printer includes an industrial robot with a print head that utilizes a novel method of depositing concrete to obtain a smooth surface in a single manufacturing step. The method allows the print head to design complex one-off shapes which can be printed in minutes with no waste. ​
ECCO2 (Pronoo) 2013
FR
established
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy efficiency, Information technology ] Enabling technologies, Smart device
EcoBITs stands for predictive regulatory optimization and automated reporting. We thus enable automated and cost-effective energy controlling Pronoó can benefit from data from all existing measuring devices as well as from external data sources and thus create greater added value.
PubliBike 2010
FR
established
Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency, Resource efficiency, Road vehicles and transport ] e-bike, e-mobility, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Since 2009, PubliBike has been offering bike sharing networks in several Swiss cities and is constantly expanding its offer. We take care of everything: from the development of a site concept to starting the service, including operations, customer service and network promotion... To strengthen our teams, we regularly look for creative, motivated and passionate profiles for the mobility of the future.
ROOMZ 2015
FR
growth
Construction & buildings, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Unknown ] Smarthome & building
ROOMZ SA is developing and promoting unique tools to better manage the agile workplaces of tomorrow. We are a rapidly growing Start-up based in Fribourg, Switzerland. Our award-winning product ROOMZ is the most scalable and easiest-to-install room signage solution in the Marketplace.
Softcar 2011
FR
formation
Transport & Mobility [ Electricity efficiency ] e-mobility
SOFTCAR is a battery electric vehicles based on novel vehicle architecture and massive use of biopolymer materials and advanced composite. It can be produced at unprecedented low weight, low cost and low capital investment, without compromising on performance and safety. SOFTCAR is a confidential project carried out in partnership with large industrial groups.
Swiss Hydrogen 2008
FR
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] Hydro energy, Hydro energy (small scale), Wearable devices or apps
Swiss Hydrogen SA develops clean energy solutions for a variety of applications. The common factor is hydrogen! When produced using renewable energy, hydrogen becomes the ultimate clean energy vector, permitting zero-loss storage, simple scalability, and zero-emission electricity production. At Swiss Hydrogen, we strive to deliver tailor-made, turn-key solutions.
Apizoom 2016
FR
formation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture ] Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
A beekeeper teamed up with the Signal Processing Laboratory 5 and a group of EPFL students to develop an app that counts the number of Varroa mites in beehives. This parasite is one of the two main threats – along with pesticides – to bees’ long-term survival. Knowing the extent of the mites’ infestation will allow beekeepers to protect their bees more effectively.
Koord 2016
FR
validation
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) Drone & flight, Motor & actuator
KOORD provides customized mechatronic solutions optimized for the needs of companies as well as research and development offices. Our multidisciplinary know-how in the fields of mechanics, electronics and software offers you a complete support for the development of your products, from the feasibility study to the production of series.
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