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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
9T Labs 2021
ZH
formation
Construction & buildings, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Building technology ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
9T Labs advances lightweight design by simplifying the use of high-performance materials with 3D Printing using industry grade carbon fiber composites
ADE photonExa 2015
ZH
formation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, LED, Lighting
LED lighting solutions (spinoff); Swiss manufacturer and specialist for high-performance LEDs, lighting systems, OEM LED modules, LED LightEngines and LED retrofit - with LED products for architects, lighting planners, lighting designers, communities and private individuals with high demands.
Aeler Technologies 2019
VD
formation
Transport & Mobility Internet of Things
AELER is an AI-powered, logistics technology company. We make next-gen shipping containers which bring full in-transit visibility.
Aero41 2019
VD
formation
Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management ] Drone & flight
Aero41 Ltd brings together a team of experts in the fields of flying robotics, aviation and advanced applications in the commercial civil drone sector. European pioneers in the development of drones dedicated to crop protection as well as frames with high carrying capacity,
Agrinium Technologies 2020
BE
formation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail ] Bio technologies, Low technology
Agrinium develops an automated system to harvest button mushrooms 24 hours a day – 355 days per year without affecting the quality of the mushrooms picked (no marks, no diseases transmitted).
AICA 2019
VD
formation
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis IT Software
Our team develops custom software and intuitive user interfaces for industrial and consumer applications. We help make robotic applications more accessible to you.
Albedo 2020
ZG
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Health & House & Body Care [ Electricity ] LED, Renewable technologies
In production, Albedo AG only uses durable components and manufactures exclusively energy-efficient lights. This saves important resources for the future and sustainably protects the environment.
aliunid 2020
ZG
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) Internet of Things, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
aliunid is a white label service for producers, suppliers and network operators. end users (households, prosumers and sme) will experience aliunid as a smart home or smart business solution.
Aventor 2014
BE
formation
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency, Engineering ] e-car, e-mobility, Synthetic fuels (e.g. power to liquid)
Efficient racing cars : nearly 100% recyclable, light-weighed (300kg), low maintenance costs .LCA is used to reduce impact.
Awarebear 2020
ZH
formation
Behavioural change, Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Communication, Media, Education or Games, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Food, Farming or Forestry [ Environmental monitoring, Food production & retail, Games, Healthcare, Information technology, Resource efficiency, Resource sufficiency, Trade and Retail ] IT Software
Awarebear tracks your foodprint, calculates your greenhouse gas emissions and suggests eco-friendlier alternatives. We believe that small changes have a great impact!
Battrion 2020
ZH
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy storage ] Electric batteries, Filters & Membranes, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Patented Li-ion battery microstructure modification technology for faster charging. In addition, less heat is generated and Li-ion batteries can be used more efficiently in mobile segments, power tools and electric vehicles.
Bioburn 2020
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.
Bloom Biorenewables 2020
VD
formation
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas), Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Resource efficiency, Resource sufficiency, Waste & recycling ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Bio technologies, Material & Products based on biomass
At Bloom, we excel in deconstructing biomass. With our groundbreaking process, we provide a novel, cost-competitive route to source molecules from plants. This technology is the first of its kind and offers an unprecedented alternative for many petroleum-based products. From fragrances to polyurethanes, Bloom is committed to offer tailored solutions to our customers and help companies around the Globe in reducing their carbon footprint. Bloom products are cost-competitive bio-based building blocks for the chemical industry. The patented mild lignin extraction method uses stabilizing molecules (so-called “protection groups”) that prevent the lignin from condensing during extraction.
BluAct Technologies 2020
ZH
formation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Water Management ] Filters & Membranes, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
BluAct membranes can be used effectively as an integral step in the purification of drinking water, as well as for the treatment of all types of wastewater. It can also serve as a method of reclaiming valuable metal ions from water such as gold, palladium, and platinum.
blueyellow 2019
ZH
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Blueyellow provides a platform facilitating Renewable Energy (RE) financial transactions and contributes to making the industry more efficient. Efficiently buy or sell renewable energy assets. We connect renewable energy projects with capital through digital platform and sophisticated fintech solutions.
Brainwhere 2018
ZH
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] Drone & flight, Wind energy
Brainwhere envisions to satisfy the energy needs of tomorrow by the next generation airborne wind turbine solution. The Brainwhere Airborne Wind Turbine system operates at high altitudes in confined airspace. The IP protected energy conversion system is self-supportive, scalable and secure. The platform can also be used as a sensing and comminication platform. Customers will be existing wind park owners as well as remote operations for Governments, NGOs, islands as well as oil, gas and mining asset operators.
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.
CEEX 2011
ZH
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
CEEX is an exchange platform for renewable Energy like an eBay for power. A new business model with peer-to-peer exchange has been developed together with the ETH Zurich in a scientific project. In 2015 a fellowship of the ImpactHUB Zurich was won for the innovative idea. It is realtime, peer-to-peer, machine 2 machine
CRiPSI 2014
TI
formation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Low technology
Plastic recycling - CRiPSI intends to collect (buy) and recycle plastic by building recycling plants all over the world.
CLARA Swiss Tech 2015
TI
formation
Transport & Mobility [ Functional clothes, Healthcare, Road vehicles and transport, Sport ] e-bike, LED, Wearable devices or apps
Urban traffic is a constant danger for cyclists, particularly in low light conditions. Every day, cyclists around the world are involved in accidents caused by the lack of attention from other road users. CLARA is the revolutionary smart jacket that thanks to the integration of directional arrows and braking sensors increases the visibility of the cyclists and makes their movements safer.
ClimateRe 2015
ZG
formation
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management Low technology
ClimateRe promotes and facilitates agricultural insurance and improved community-based projects to stregthen climate resilience of farmers.
Codingmind AG 2020
ZH
formation
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis IT data usage
Coding Mind AG develops and programs solutions for a more efficient, resource-saving and customer-friendly marketing of real estate. In addition to SAM - the world's first inspection robot for the real estate industry, Coding Mind also offers products such as REMOTELY360°, which adds new functions to existing 360° tours, exploiting the full potential for digital inspections in a scalable way.
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.
DePoly 2020
VS
formation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
DePoly has developed a novel solution allowing the chemical recycling of PET plastic. They won the venture competition in 2019 and are in the process of founding.
drivemycar AG 2020
ZH
formation
Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management ] Fleet management
Provider of P2P, B2B and B2C Solution for Car Sharing
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.
Enairys Powertech 2016
VD
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Electricity, Energy efficiency ] Electric batteries, Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Renewable technologies
Enairys offers a wide range of innovative and clean energy storage & management solutions, based on its proprietary hydro-pneumatic and power electronic technologies. These solutions enhance the exploitation of intermittent renewable sources like wind and solar sources, and enable electricity consumers and producers to improve their energy efficiency or autonomy while preserving the environment.
EnCoTEc Innovation 2020
SH
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy Production ] Renewable technologies
EnCoTec Innovation develops and markets sector-coupling energy systems simultaneously providing electricity, heat and operating reserve. The use of climate-neutral fuels (biogas, power2X) ensures future oriented plant operation. Flexible plant operation contributes to energy security and enables the increase of solar and wind based electricity production.
energybazaar 2017
ZH
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Electricity grids & flexibility ] Gamification, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Smartgrid, Smarthome & building
Developing decentralized energy trading markets and a shared plattform mainly to bring affordable energy to deveoping countries and rural areas.
Energy Vault 2018
TI
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy storage ] Energy storage other than batteries
The Energy Vault storage solution operates with bricks that are lifted to create a tower causing the energy to be stored in the elevation gain, when the bricks are then returned to the ground the kinetic energy from the falling brick is turned back into electricity. Specially engineered control software is used to ensure the bricks are placed in exactly the right location each time. The system is modular and flexible with each plant having a capacity of between 10 and 35MWh and a power output of between 2 and 5MW. The system is ideally suited to longer duration storage but with very fast response times can also be used to deliver short and medium term.
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