Search Database

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
BoxTango 2011
AR
growth
Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency, Rail transport, Transport & logisticsof goods ] e-cargo, e-mobility
BoxTango moves containers horizontally between road and rail with a newly developed transshipment technology. Intermodal Transport involves the transportation of freight using multiple modes of transportation (rail, ship and/or truck).
b-science.net 2018
AI
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy storage ] Electric batteries, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
We improve decision making quality in the energy storage community based on patent literature analysis, which allows for the anticipation of future technology trends.
BUYECO 2014
VS
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy efficiency, Heating and cooling energy, Service pooling ] Enabling technologies, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Renewable technologies
BUYECO is an innovative marketplace allowing you to buy or sell renewable energy, through the trade of Garantees of Origin. The aim of BUYECO is to make access to renewable energy easier, and continiously increase visibility on the market and its development to all actors of the renewable energy business. By giving to all users access to the best offers, BUYECO makes a direct the between sellers and buyers of renewable energy, and allows a transparent and fair pricing.
carpasus 2014
ZH
growth
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps Low technology
CARPASUS combines sustainability with quality, style and coolness. Our mission is to provide you with quality shirts that will make you feel good, accompany you for a long time, and underline your individual style. The CARPASUS shirts are now available in stores in Switzerland, Germany, Austria and Sweden and are enjoying growing popularity. CARPASUS will continue to work for a more resource-efficient fashion industry in the future. The journey continues.
Caulys 2019
VD
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture ] Resource saving agricultural technologies
The Caulys Farm brings fresh and healthy products into the city, with cultivation methods suitable for the urban environment. Our project falls within a perspective of a sustainalbe production and consumption and is like an urban greenhouse.
Choba Choba 2015
BE
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Low technology
A chocolate brand in which farmers no longer are mere raw material suppliers. Instead, they have a direct stake in the company and its success.
Circle Soaps 2018
ZH
growth
Health & House & Body Care, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Bodycare, Waste & recycling ]
Circle Soaps produces handmade, cold made soaps with organic and herbal ingredients. We are an ethical company and strive to be as environmentally friendly as possible and to minimize our waste.
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.
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.
CleanGreens 2013
VD
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail ] Resource saving agricultural technologies
CleanGreens (previously CombaGroup) is an award-winning Swiss agro-tech company that provides innovative farming solutions in mobile aeroponics. Our patented technology greatly reduces water consumption and contamination risks while offering maximum productivity per square meter. Our efficient and mechanised irrigation and spacing systems produce clean, fresh and pesticide-free lettuce and aromatic plants all year round.
ClimatePlace 2009
VD
growth
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Service pooling ] Climate technologies, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
The platform Climat Place seeks to highlight pre-due-diligenced, bankable climate-related projects in order to raise a blend of public and private capital required to make such green development projects a reality.
Climate services 2013
FR
growth
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction [ 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.
Climeworks 2009
ZH
growth
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction Climate technologies
Climeworks develops, builds and operates direct air capture machines. With our technology we capture carbon dioxide directly from the air. The air-captured carbon dioxide can either be recycled and used as a raw material, or completely removed from the air by safely storing it. Our machines consist of modular CO₂ collectors that can be stacked to build machines of any size. Climeworks direct air capture machines are powered solely by renewable energy or energy-from-waste.
Cortexia 2016
FR
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ 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.
CPD-Swiss 2012
AG
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Waste & recycling ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Renewable technologies
Production of bio-diesel from biomass, old oil and household waste.
CyanoGuard 2016
ZH
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Engineering, Environmental monitoring, Food production & retail, Healthcare, Prevention of or protection from technical risks, Resource efficiency ] Bio technologies, New chemical materials
CyanoGuard AG is a chemical technology company with innovative solutions for the detection of cyanide in water, food extracts and blood samples. Participation: CyanoGuard AG is a chemical technology company with innovative solutions for the detection of cyanide in water, food extracts and blood samples.
Cymmersion 2016
AG
growth
Communication, Media, Education or Games [ Information technology ] Gamification, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Our main focus is on the development of immersive applications, especially Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality.
dashcom 2016
FR
growth
Construction & buildings [ Building technology ] Smarthome & building
Our solutions use various hardware technologies such as ibeacon or eddystone sensors as well as NFC readers and other geofencing marketing devices to improve the use of resources, like meeting rooms etc. in the areas of large-scale information systems and real time streaming solutions.
Decision Trees 2008
SG
growth
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency, Information technology ] Hydro energy, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies
Decision Trees GmbH (DTrees) is a professional consulting and software company for the introduction of innovative stochastic optimization models in the energy industry. The Software (DT.Energy Suite is for optimizing renewable energy production, virtual power plants)
digitalSTROM 2008
ZH
growth
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Electricity efficiency, Information technology ] Enabling technologies, Internet of Things, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Lighting, Smarthome & building
digitalSTROM AG offers a Smart Home Technology for every home connecting all electronic systems for optimizing use. Its application is intuitive and easy to install, the technology communicates via the existing power lines and networks all electronic devices and well as broad-band devices.
Solarbalkon (Direct Coffee) 2016

growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy Production ] Photovoltaics
Fight climate change from your balcony with a super-light solar panel that can be plugged into the socket.
dizmo 2013
ZH
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Information technology ] IT Software
Dizmo, The Interface of Things, is a software platform for fast integration and interactive use of data, services and processes. With dizmo as workspace, otherwise complex tasks of data management become simple and technology is rendered humanly intuitive. Gartner calls this new digitally connected world “Integration Platform as a Service” (iPaaS).
dokspot 2014
ZH
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Dokspot allows manufacturers to manage and distribute their product instructions online. Our platform provides instructions at the right time, for the right product, in the right language, and in the right version. We enable manufacturers to reduce their CO₂ footprint, simplify their operations, and increase their profit margins, all the while making life easier for the end-user.
Dufour Aerospace 2017
VS
growth
Transport & Mobility [ Airplanes & transport ] Drone & flight
Dufour Aerospace is building the aEro 3, an advanced electric aircraft that brings you from your doorstep to nearly anywhere you want over 5 times faster than a car but at the same cost per kilometer
EATbyalex 2018
ZH
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail, Healthcare, Recreation ] Low technology
We empower people to clean eating with weekly ready-to-eat meal plans. There is no need to plan, cook or shop, all our freshly prepared and balanced meals are delivered to you once a day. We only use organic and whole food ingredients.
eaternity 2014
ZH
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis, Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Eaternity has developed innovative software for private and professional use. It is based on an easy to understand and yearly reviewed live cycle analysis (LCA-database. This is currently the largest and most comprehensive database for carrying out environmental calculations for menus. With Eaternity, we offer everyone the opportunity to make a sustainable choice when selecting their everyday food.
eCarUp 2017
ZG
growth
Transport & Mobility [ Service pooling ] e-car, e-mobility, e-vehicle charging, Smartcity
With our solution, we maximise returns from under-utilised charging stations for electric cars at offices, hotels, retail centres or apartment complexes – and transform payments with our intuitive app.
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.
ecocoach 2018
SZ
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency, Energy storage, Energy sufficiency, Environmental monitoring ] Electric batteries, e-mobility, Photovoltaics, Smartgrid, Smarthome & building
App for smart home automation managing PV, heating, security and other devices. Battery development and modification. Participation: Digtial Energy and Building technology combined. A unique Swiss system that uses renewable energies to reduce emissions and costs, provide comfort and simplify property management. For all types of buildings. Flexibly expanded at any time. Safe, easy to install and open to technology.
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.
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