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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
grivix 2018
ZH
validation
[ Engineering, Transport & logistics of goods ] e-mobility
Autonomous charging for Heavy-Duty Electrical Vehicles: Grivix has developed an autonomous (robotic) megawatt charging system powered by AI vision recognition that is affordable for high-speed scale-up (requires 40% less hardware than a charging station), 100% reliable (plug & charge and fully automated), and charges heavy-duty electric vehicles (HDV) in 10 minutes.
Haelixa 2016
ZH
validation
Bio technologies
Our DNA based technology creates a unique and traceable fingerprint for different materials. Pursuing a commitment to sustainability and transparency, we foster the development of next generation tools to ensure consumer good supply chain integrity and traceability.
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.
Help'n'Trade 2019
BS
validation
[ Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Help’n’Trade is a technology startup, which builds next generation marketplace application for small local businesses and consumers. We build solutions so that we can help local economy, communities and the environment.
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.
hoyou 2022
ZG
validation
[ Building technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
The first Swiss real estate exchange platform. House against house, flat against flat, small against large, country against city: hoyou offers searchers a simple platform where they can present their current home and find a new home at the same time.
IDUN Technologies 2017
ZH
validation
[ Healthcare, Information technology ] IT data usage, Sensors
IDUN Technologies Ltd. is a biosensor company based in Zurich, Switzerland. Coming from a stretchable electronics research group from ETH Zurich, IDUN is developing and producing soft and dry conductive electrodes for biopotential monitoring (ECG, EEG, EMG). With a unique and patented surface structure these electrodes provide high quality signals with skin-friendly materials without electrolyte gel.
innolith 2018
BS
validation
[ Energy storage ] Battery
New batteries for electric vehicles with new technology, safety and a lower price.
Crick (Insekterei GmbH) 2017
ZH
validation
[ Food production & retail ] Low technology
Crick produces insect-based foods like snacks or crispbread
iSense 2018
ZH
validation
[ Information technology ] food tech, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, IT Software
iSense is a food tech start-up from Switzerland that created the first flavor management software supported by an open and independent taste language. It allows companies to describe, search,compare, choose and exchange flavors based on taste attributes.
kaiosID 2019
VD
validation
[ Information technology ] IT blockchain or algorithms
Counterfeiting and grey markets pose two growing challenges for brands. kaiosID fights counterfeiting and illicit trade by covering the product's packaging with invisible patterns that can be easily identified by an intuitive smartphone app. Once printed on the packaging, the random patterns become the fingerprint of the product and allow for product authentication (genuine/fake) and identification (traceability), thus restoring trust in brands and logistics.
Karibou 2015
GE
validation
[ Food production & retail ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
karibou.ch strengthens the local stationary trade with its online deployment! Find the service and diversity of a market by finding the best products at the same price as at the market! What makes the strength of a market is the diversity of products, the quality of products, and the personalized customer service. With all our passion, we have created a technology that enhances the existing stationary infrastructure and deploys it in the digital world. Because what you eat matters!
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.
kickbag 2020
SG
validation
[ Waste & recycling ] Low technology
Online shopping without packaging waste. The foldable shipping bag made of recycled PET is a first in Switzerland: reusable up to 30 times and 100% climate-neutral.
kleandrop 2021
ZH
validation
[ Cleaning ] Low technology, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Cleaning products in tab or power form, without water to save transport energy and packing plastic materials.
KnowS IT 2017
ZH
validation
IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Job portal & community. The safe way to find people with the right skills.
loopi 2021
NW
validation
[ Waste & recycling ] Waste recovery, recycling and re-use
"We’re pioneering stroller design to last well beyond the needs of one user. Committed to the circular economy, our concept is repairable, refurbishable and recyclable. By offering our strollers as a subscription, it‘s given back to us at the end of its use so we can give it a new life with another family."
CookEat 2014
ZH
validation
[ Trade and Retail ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Your marketplace for home-cooked food. You can find delicious offers from your neighborhood and offer your food for sale yourself.
matriq 2019
SG
validation
Enabling technologies, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
matriq offers innovative solutions for the part-indiviual marking of plastic components of all kinds. With the DynamicMold technology, marking takes place directly in the manufacturing machine, whether in injection molding, blow molding or thermo forming. Besides the application for traceability, the DynamicMold technology also offers the possibility to integrate anticounterfeiting features for brand protection.
Micropow 2019
ZH
validation
[ Food production & retail ] food tech
MicroPow encapsulates valuable ingredients enabling timed release and preservation, which allows to drastically reduce losses during production and adding value to end products. microPow powders can be tailored to a broad range of food, cosmetics and pharmaceutical applications, without relying on any added artificial ingredients.
MobyFly 2020
VS
validation
[ Maritime and waterways transport ] Shipping
MobyFly produces zero-emission hydrofoil boats which make use of computer controlled flight systems. These boat are made for passenger transports at speeds of up to over 70 km/h while using 70% less energy than existing diesel ferries.
Mondaic 2018
ZH
validation
[ Energy efficiency ] IT Software
Mondaic provides proprietary software and services for high-resolution 3-D imaging using ultrasonic or geophysical waves. It offers scalable end-to-end solutions for all (visco)acoustic, (visco)elastic, and coupled waveform modeling and inversion needs.
myfeld 2020
AG
validation
[ Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail, Gardening ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
MyFeld.ch brings your own garden into your living room. And this in a digital and playful way. Customers can plant vegetables, fruits and herbs online and then it will be planted on the farm and is delivered to the customer. They can choose from over 30 varieties to plant their own 16 square meter field. The growth can be watched via webcam. MyFeld farmers and gardeners take care of the maintenance. As soon as your harvest is ripe, we deliver it conveniently to their home.
Ticlnsect 2019
TI
validation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail, Waste & recycling ] Bio technologies
TicInsect aims to contribute to solve two problems: the need of sustainable protein sources and the reduction of food waste. TicInsect manufactures insect-derived sustainable animal feed ingredients on the base of black soldier flys. This product is highly demanded for pet food manufacturing, in aquaculture and to nourish chicken, poultry and pigs.
Nature Re 2021
SZ
validation
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, climate carbon removal, Financing and financial services, Forestry ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
The purpose of the company is to provide consulting and management services, especially in the field of nature-based solutions to mitigate climate change and biodiversity loss. This is done through mobilizing investments towards projects that focus on restoring nature and biodiversity.
neuraVOLT 2022
ZH
validation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity grids & flexibility ] Battery, e-mobility, IT Software, Smartgrid
euraVOLT enables EV Charging infrastructure to become a key component of an interconnected energy world backed by it’s AI-driven digital ecosystem with data-driven intelligence.
niatsu 2023

validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Environmental monitoring, Food production & retail ] Climate technologies, food tech, IT Software
Niatsu provides a carbon footprint framework to enable their customers to automate the CO2-Calculation of their food products.
Norisa 2021
GE
validation
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Financing and financial services ] Low technology
Norsia helps wealth managers fully integrate their clients’ personal values and vision of sustainability into the investment process. Our ESG profiling tools help leverage investors' sustainability goals and thus develop responsible investment strategies.
NutriFly 2020
FL
validation
[ Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail ] food tech
NutriFly produces high quality products for animals and plants from insects. In our production process, we exclusively process regionally available by-products from the agricultural and food industries into high-protein animal feed and nutrient-rich fertilizers.
oecogreen 2020
ZH
validation
[ Cleaning, Road vehicles and transport ] e-cargo
Containers repeatedly cause environmental pollution due to improper or inadequate cleaning. Oecogreen sells and rents out containers and cleans and desinfects them regularly. To do this they use a fleet of electric garbage trucks to emit less CO2. In addition they recycle all the dirty water from the cleaning, so that it can not pollute its surroundings.
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