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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). Discover the companies by using the search filters. Sort the list by clicking on the arrows next to founding year, canton and phase. If your innovation is missing, please add your project here .

Company Name Founding year Canton Phase Areas of Activity [Subareas] Technology
Almer Technologies 2021
BE
validation
Communication, Media, Education or Games [ Engineering, Information technology ] Enabling technologies, Wearable devices or apps
Almer is the first company to provide both hardware and software as a service. By developing compact and lightweight Augmented Reality glasses, we deliver efficient technology for frontline workers with excellent image quality and specialized remote assistance software.
Aquafuture 2014
BE
validation
[ Farming & agriculture ] agricultural technologies
At Aquafuture, we support family farms in establishing a new branch of aquaculture operations. Aemme Shrimp is our pilot farm
Babylat 2020
BE
validation
[ Healthcare ] Bio technologies, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Babylat Enricher device is a first automated, small-scale tabletop device for protein enrichment of human milk. The proteins are extracted from human milk and after extraction this concentrated protein fraction is added to human milk to increase its protein value without any health risks.
eMobilityLab 2021
BE
formation
[ Road vehicles and transport ] e-car, e-mobility, e-vehicle charging
Advice and transfer of practical knowledge in the areas of electromobility and charging infrastructure
ennos 2006
BE
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ 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.
cine.equipment 2019
BE
validation
[ Media ] Video and Film
CINE.EQUIPMENT is an online marketplace where you can offer film and photo equipment and / or rent it from other users.
fairpicture 2021
BE
growth
[ Service pooling ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Photographs, video footage, fully-produced videos - all fairly produced by local visual creators. Fairpicture delivers you fair and outstanding content and offers consulting services for innovative visual communication.
Gaia Tech 2021
BE
validation
[ Resource efficiency ] Material & Products based on biomass
Gaia Tech upcycles ingredients from agricultural sidestreams. By sourcing the waste of those sidestreams and processing them, they deliver natural compounds for cosmetics, food and feed industries. This way agricultural producers and local communities profit by not having to get rid of the waste in a often environmentally harmful and costly way.
quh-energie (Haral) 2014
BE
validation
[ Energy Production ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..)
Biogas from farmyard manure to generate heat and electricity. A sustainable, environmentally friendly and cost-effective energy production. We advise, plan and execute up to the finished plant, including clarifications with authorities. We are currently working on various projects in the Oberland to Jura region.
Honest Monday 2021
BE
validation
[ Financing and financial services, Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
We connect and network entrepreneurs with investors, financial intermediaries and public institutions with the aim of promoting entrepreneurship in a sustainable way. This matchmaking is facilitated by a digital, smart and intuitive business plan that focuses on the people behind the business idea. At its heart is a PaaS (Platform as a Service) solution based on state-of-the-art technology, which in future will also use artificial intelligence (AI) to find the perfect match.
Kern 2021
BE
validation
[ Trade and Retail, Transport & logistics of goods ] Construction: Resource or material optimisation
The patented shape of the corrugated cardboard box enables securely transport of content, space-saving storage, and simple handling during sorting and stacking.
Luya Foods 2021
BE
growth
[ Food production & retail ] food tech
Luya is a flavor loaded plant-based alternative to meat taking sustainability to the next level. We rescue organic okara - a by-product of tofu and soymilk production of which more than 1500 tonnes go to waste in Switzerland every year - and turn it into ready-to-cook slices, chunks and patties.
mobileup.ch (MobilePower) 2020
BE
growth
[ Waste & recycling ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Mobileup buys old smartphones and tablets from private customers and their partners to then refurbish them. By selling those refurbished devices on their online sales platform, mobileup helps to advance the circular economy.
Newroots 2018
BE
growth
[ Food production & retail ] food tech
We began experimenting with making plant-based milk from various nuts and seeds and fermented it in the kitchen of our farmhouse. Before we knew it, we were creating the cheese traditions of the future.
QuerDenkFabrik 2014
BE
formation
[ Energy Production ] Motor & actuator
Development and improvement of high-pole electric motors. The first prototyps are promising. Using the new Soft Magnetic Composite Material
Rüedu 2020
BE
growth
[ Trade and Retail ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Wearable devices or apps
"Rüedu" is your neighborhood store where you can get local and seasonal food every day. The neighborhood stores are 18 square meter wooden containers.
Sunstyle 2012
BE
established
Construction & buildings 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.
TEIL.style 2020
BE
validation
[ clothes ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
TEIL - the open closet in Bern and alternative to todays clothing consumption. Sustainability, variety and style are possible when we borrow more and own less.
terraplant 2001
BE
established
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.
Smixin 2009
BE
established
[ 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.
Wild Foods 2020
BE
growth
[ Food production & retail ] food tech
Vegan alternative to salmon from smoked organic carrots. Plant-Based from the Bernese Oberland.
2em 2014
FR
growth
[ Road vehicles and transport ] Fleet management, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
2EM wurde 2012 in Freiburg gegründet. Mit einer Flotte von über 2000 Fahrzeugen ist 2EM die führende private Autovermietungsplattform der Schweiz und ermöglicht Tausenden von Mitgliedern die Teilnahme an der kooperativen Wirtschaft. Die Wahl einer alternativen Art des Konsums bedeutet, Teil der Generation des Social Car Sharing zu sein!
Allani Sunlife Holding 2008
FR
established
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction [ 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
[ 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
[ 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
growth
[ 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
growth
[ Building technology ] Smarthome & building
dashcom is a Swiss company, providing solutions at the cutting edge of technology. Our success drivers are; the user experience, the state-of-the-art technology and the data science for the benefits of the users.
ECCO2 Solutions 2019
FR
growth
[ Energy efficiency, Information technology ] Enabling technologies, Smart device
We make buildings intelligent to save CO2. With AI, predictive heating control and high-precision energy measurement. Smart sensors in your building provide millions of data points for our AI to “learn” your building and systematically adapt the heating path: Automated data analysis will allow you to better understand your portfolio’s energy performance and monitor and document your CO2-reduction plan.
Enoki 2018
FR
validation
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.
Freshape 2011
FR
growth
Construction & buildings,Food, Farming or Forestry [ Building technology, Electricity, Engineering, Farming & agriculture, Resource efficiency ] Construction : Increase efficiency or renewable energy use., Construction: Resource or material optimisation, Renewable technologies
Freshape is an established tech company based in Switzerland and China offering a new generation of sustainable and patented technologies developed in-house to enable a convenient lifestyle, while reducing the footprint on our planet. The rise of advanced green technologies, combined with distributed approaches, enables a more balanced living. These two ingredients are both necessary to overcome the massive challenges in the fight against global warming. Let’s work together to protect natural resources and foster social developments.
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