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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).

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Company Name Founding year Canton Phase Areas of Activity [Subareas] Technology
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The problem with Smart Homes: they are either expensive, complicated, fragile and quickly out of date or filled with gadgets with limited applications.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.
ResiLi 2019
FR
validation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Food, Farming or Forestry [ Energy efficiency, Resource efficiency, Resource sufficiency ] Filters & Membranes
ResiLi takes the slaughtherhouses wastewater and filter it with high-tech filtration so this water can go back to the process using less energy than normal.
ROOMZ 2015
FR
established
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 [ air quality, Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency, Road vehicles and transport ] Electric batteries, 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
growth
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.
Swiss Precision Lighting (SPL) 2019
FR
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Electricity efficiency ]
We develop high-precision lighting systems that significantly reduce light pollution in adjacent areas and power consumption compared to conventional systems.
2em 2014
FR
growth
Transport & Mobility [ 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!
Apizoom 2016
FR
growth
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.
GBY (Go By Yourself) 2016
FR
validation
Health & House & Body Care, Transport & Mobility [ Recreation, Road vehicles and transport, Sport ] e-bike, e-mobility
Design, build, acquire, evaluate, sell, resell or make available in any form whatsoever (sale, rental, loan, donation, etc.) material and equipment for sport, training, rehabilitation , well-being or any physical activity, both in Switzerland and abroad.
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.
Panier local 2015
FR
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail, Trade and Retail, Transport & logisticsof goods ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
The aim of panier local is the marketing and transport of consumer goods from regional producers. 70% of the product price goes to the producer, like a digital local marketplace.
Projets 21 2019
FR
growth
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction
Projets 21 measures the CO2 balance of your activity, analyzes how companies can minimize their CO2 emissions, takes steps to obtain 14001 certification.
Riedo Networks 2005
FR
established
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity, Electricity efficiency, Information technology, Resource efficiency ] Smart device, Smartgrid
Riedo Networks Ltd develops, manufactures and distributes energy monitoring & control solutions that help customers to reduce costs for electricity and maintenance while improving monitoring and security of installations in Datacenters, buildings and large facilities. The E3METER® intelligent power distribution units measure energy consumption on all stages within a datacenter and communicate over extremely robust narrowband Powerline communication (PLC) which minimizes installation time and cost.
CleanFIZZ 2011
GE
growth
Construction & buildings, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Construction of buildings, Resource efficiency, Resource sufficiency, Waste & recycling ] Hydro energy (small scale), Photovoltaics, Physical & chemical & nano technologies, Renewable technologies
CleanFizz SA is the world leader in Intelligent Active Self-Cleaning solar and glass surfaces. Innovative technology based on electrostatic waves to clean dust off surfaces. The company's main objective is to make the cleantech world cleaner than ever.
CO-OBJECTIFS 21 2017
GE
validation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Low technology
Supporting Businesses and Communities of Switzerland in optimizing their performance ENVIRONMENTAL material in waste management and reduction of costs associated with it. To propose innovative solutions.
Eco Foodie Co 2020
GE
formation
Food, Farming or Forestry, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail, Waste & recycling ] Material & Products based on biomass
Eco Foodie Co's focus is on sustainable oyster mushroom cultivation. To reduce the environmental impact we use waste (such as coffee) collected from local businesses to grow mushrooms.
La Corde à Linge 2018
GE
growth
Health & House & Body Care [ Bodycare ] Low technology, Material & Products based on biomass
Prendre soin de son linge, de sa peau & de l'environnement avec les lessives locales, sans colorant, ni conservateur & biodégradables de LA CORDE À LINGE.
E-nno Switzerland SA 2017
GE
validation
Construction & buildings, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Building technology, Energy efficiency, Energy management solutions, Heating and cooling energy ] Efficient combustion technologies e.g. combined heat and power, Internet of Things, IT blockchain or algorithms, Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data, Smarthome & building
E-nno develops and offers data driven solutions to increase energy efficiency and reduce real estate’s environmental footprint. The technology uses real time data that permits algorithms to autonomously monitor and control a building and reach energy savings within the first 3 monts of operation. All data are securely stored, and Swiss Data Hosting labelled. Thanks to the «Pay as you save» business model, the optimization service is 100% covered by the energy savings. The solution is well suitable to assess performance of various implemented actions : optimizations and/or renovations. IPMVP certified , an analysis report is delivered every year to validate the savings achieved.
Exlterra 2013
GE
growth
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Resource sufficiency, Water Management ] Enabling technologies
At Exlterra we invent better ways to combat major challenges affecting our environment and civilization. Our disruptive technologies generate significant economic, environmental, and social value. Our first invention, patented in 2010, is called EGRP®. Thanks to its energy-passive, soil moisture management design, the EGRP revolutionizes the way to address many water issues. In 2017, we introduced an innovative and versatile light-weight drill rig HAZL, and in 2018 we announced our Nutrient Enrichment Passive System or NEPS. Which reinvigorates failing trees, and is already storming the fields of urban forestry, landscaping and commercial farming. Today, we continue working on improving our existing technology while continuing to pursue new projects and ideas. It is in our DNA to invent and market sustainable environmental technologies.
Exomotion 2018
GE
formation
Transport & Mobility e-motorbike, e-motorcycle, e-scooter
The coolest e-scooter in the world: Mulitdirectional and safe.
Ground Up Project 2014
GE
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Financing and financial services ] Low technology
The Ground_Up Project is a deal-sourcing platform for sustainability.
ID-Gene Ecodiagnostics 2014
GE
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Environmental monitoring ] Bio technologies
ID-GENE provides fast, sensitive and reliable genetic tests for environmental bioassessment and biomonitoring from all types of environmental samples: water, sediment, soil. We cover all habitats from terrestrial and freshwater to coastal marine and deep-sea settings. Our versatile analytical tools are appropriate for all types of organisms from bacteria to protists, plants and animals.
Nereid 2005
GE
formation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Electricity efficiency, Resource sufficiency ] Filters & Membranes, Photovoltaics
Nereid SA is a Swiss company involved in innovative technologies for the production of seawater desalination and water treatment systems.
OrbiWise 2014
GE
established
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Engineering, Information technology ] Enabling technologies, Internet of Things, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Smartgrid, Smarthome & building
Develops advanced technologies for the Internet of Things industry and sells specific servers and gateways. Handles network communication system using low power wireless network to connect IoT.
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