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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
Bioburn 2008
LU
formation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Electricity, Resource efficiency, Waste & recycling ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..)
The bioburn pellet system developed out of the idea of using unused, non-wood-like biomass in a meaningful way. Within a closed material cycle, biomass residues of any kind are converted into biofertiliser and energy, which can be obtained and used decentrally. Based on this, bioburn ag pursues the goal of developing concepts as well as producing and selling recipes and plants.
Bluetector 2012
LU
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Bio technologies, Filters & Membranes
Bluetector is an agritech company that has developed the BlueBox Ultra, a low-cost bioreactor that turns manure into water and unproblematic gases. Bluetector has already received a patent for the BlueBox Ultra.
Carbon Removed 2020
LU
formation
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction Carbon capture and storage, Climate technologies
Helps individuals to become carbon neutral and climate friendly by compensating their carbon footprint through carbon dioxide removal from the atmosphere.
ConceptIris 2020
LU
formation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail, Recreation, Waste & recycling ] Low technology
They developed and created the best and most convenient reusable cup.
Cowa Thermal Solutions 2019
LU
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy storage ] Energy storage other than batteries, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
We develop compact thermal energy storage systems based on phase change materials for building services engineering and industrial plants. Our technology can be ideally combined with renewable energy sources and increases their own consumption by linking supply and demand of energy through our storage systems. COWA-Caps increase the storage capacity of water-based thermal energy storage systems by exploiting the melting and solidification processes of the filling material (phase change material PCM). COWA-Caps filled with PCM can be easily inserted into existing or new hot water, buffer or cold storage tanks. By selecting the PCM, the storage tank temperature can be ideally adapted to the application.
ECHOJAZZ 2015
LU
growth
Construction & buildings [ Waste & recycling ] Acoustic materials & technologies e.g. noise, vibration mitigation, New chemical materials
We provide high performance acoustic absorbers for offices, retail, restaurants, hotels, gyms, pools etc. to improve speech intelligibility, wellbeing, concentration and performance.
EVG Zentrum (Zevvy) 2017
LU
growth
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Energy efficiency ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Supports the development of community solar projects (EVG) and runs the software Zevvy to help customers with the billing of solar power systems for "Eigenverbrauch"
EVTEC 2010
LU
growth
Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management ] e-mobility, e-vehicle charging
EVTEC offers high speed electric car charging station with different configuration and sizes.
Flimatec 2014
LU
growth
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency, Energy storage, Engineering, Heating and cooling energy ] Heat industrial usage, Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
Flimatec offers comprehensive services in the field of thermal energy technology. Key elements include analysis of thermal energy requirements and holistic energy optimization of industrial processes using pinch analysis.
FreezyBoy 2020
LU
formation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Cooling technology
FreezyBoy is the world's first clean-tech product for a comfortable storage of food remains. The sub-zero biodegradable waste bin freezes your organic kitchen slop, prevents decomposing and eliminates unpleasant odors.
Glice (Innovational) 2012
LU
growth
Recreation, hotels & restaurants [ Recreation, Sport ] New chemical materials
Glice® synthetic ice brings skating anywhere, to any climate, any time! Glice® is the world leader for premium synthetic ice rinks that works without electricity or water.
GRINX (TwentyGreen) 2015
LU
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail ]
Production of natural probiotics to feed farm animals. This is a sustainable solution since the integration of probiotics means less food is needed and it also means lower costs related to disease and pollution treatment.
MoSan GmbH 2016
LU
validation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Low technology
Mosan is a rapid-deployable sanitation solution for challenging environments as slums and refugee camps. It contains a urine-divertig dry toilet and ecological system that consideres human excreta as a valuable ressource.
smart conversion 2017
LU
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity, Heating and cooling energy ] Cooling technology, Heat industrial usage, Heating in buildings
The Delta-Stirling is a new generator for the conversion of heat energy into electricity. In the reverse process, the Delta-Stirling can also generate cold and heat energy by supplying electricity, as in a refrigeration compressor. In the moment we are developing a cooling unit that does without climate-damaging refrigerants!
SmartSmallHouse 2018
LU
validation
Construction & buildings [ Construction of buildings, Resource efficiency ] Construction: Resource or material optimisation
SmartSmallHouse construct affordable, sustainable, premium single family homes.
thingdust 2017
LU
validation
Construction & buildings [ Construction of buildings, Information technology, Resource efficiency ] Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data, Smart device, Smarthome & building
thingdust optimizes office spaces and buildings by internet of things and machine learning technology. It automatically monitors and manages all kinds of spaces - meeting rooms, desks, .... It empowers facility managers to proactively respond to changing demands of clients for workspace.
wy.by 2009
LU
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Information technology ] IT data usage
wy.by designs, develops and maintains one of the first European, fully web-based reservation and management solutions for the rental business of various industries. wy.by offers much more than traditional advertising sites for rental products.
Beaver Schutzsysteme 2002
LU
established
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Natural hazards & catastrophe prevention & protection ] Geophysical & technical
eaver® flood preparedness systems have been successfully deployed in emergency situations more than a thousand times over the years, in Switzerland and elsewhere. The Beaver storm and flood preparedness system is composed of two adjacent inflatable dam elements (bladders) that are filled with water.
capsule hotel 2018
LU
validation
Recreation, hotels & restaurants [ Hotel ] Low technology
Affordable hotel, with privacy and community. Every single “capsule” can be closed, providing the guest with its own little room. The generously designed interior delivers high-speed internet, electricity, a safe, ventilation and other comforts.
Good Soaps 2011
LU
established
Health & House & Body Care [ Cleaning ] Low technology
Since 2011, we have been developing and producing ecological, sustainable cleaning agents based on european plants.
Novaris (Soneva) 2017
LU
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Enabling technologies, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
"soneva" is a airtight drawer with a vacuum. This stopps the oxidation process of food. This keeps food fresh and of high quality for longer. The food is stored in the Vacuum drawer stored in gastro containers. Each container is vacuumed separately. The customer can choose the size of these containers himself. With this system it is possible to reduce the consumption of plastic and conserce food like bred, fruits etc. that should not be stored in the fridge.
BlueBird Photovoltaics 2015
NE
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Maritime and waterways transport, Road vehicles and transport ] Photovoltaics
Bluebird Photovoltaics develops solar panels that meet the highest technological and environmental requirements in the areas of mobility and high efficiency autonomous systems.
CitizenBees 2013
NE
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Environmental monitoring, Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail, Hotel ] Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
CitizenBees is an eco-responsible company that develops a ready-to-use beekeeper service to house, on the roofs of companies and communities, technological and urban hives in order to participate in the protection of bees, essential pollinating insects.
Coat-X SA 2016
NE
validation
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Coat-X provides unique solutions for protecting high value-added components against moisture penetration and corrosion.
Food-Wear 2014
NE
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Transport & logisticsof goods ] Low technology
By using 3 of our bags for your weekly purchases of fruit, vegetables and bread, instead of disposable plastic bags, the pollution of 150 plastic bags will be avoided thanks to you.
hiLyte 2018
NE
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity, Electricity efficiency, Energy storage ] Electric batteries
hiLyte-Power is a Swiss-based startup that aims at providing cheap clean energy for people who still use kerosene for lighting. The hiLyte battery produces enough power to both charge a phone and give light to a room for one night. All the consumables being non-toxic and easy to find everywhere on Earth. Even if the product is still in development, the field testing in summer 2018 has shown a very strong need for this product. The crowdfunding planed early 2019 will lead to put on sale the first batteries where it is needed. In addition of being a solution for light and phone charging to those without electricity access, the hiLyte battery is an excellent tool for teaching chemistry in schools worldwide.
HopVrac 2020
NE
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Waste & recycling ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
A local, organic, circular economy and zero waste products, with packaging in reusable containers in Neuchatel!
INDEOtec 2007
NE
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Electricity ] Enabling technologies, Photovoltaics
Indeotec specializes in the design and integration of PECVD, PVD and LPCVD reactors, vacuum system, very high frequency VHF plasma excitation and system automation. Indeotec is driven by innovation, technology and committed to providing practical and top quality solutions that save time and improve the transfer of technology in the solar PV, TFT-LCD and MEMS segments. Our staff is comprised of a team of talented and experienced professionals with in-depth knowledge of thin films manufacturing equipment and device development and optimisation.
Oturb 2018
NE
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy storage ] Hydrogen technology and fuel cells
OTurb oil-free turbomachinery OTurb is a spin-off from the Laboratory for Applied Mechanical Design (LAMD) which is based in Neuchâtel, Switzerland and part of the Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL). This recirculator is designed and optimized to enhance Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (SFOCs). Details on this recirculator technology are published in the Journal of Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage.
Solaxess 2015
NE
established
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy Production ] Photovoltaics
Solaxess provides a nano technology film to produce colored or white photovoltaic solar panels. They support architects, promoters, installers, and planners in their projects.
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