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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
Avantama (nanograde) 2008
ZH
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production),Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Engineering ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Photovoltaics, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Avantama develops and produces nanomaterials for electronics. Avantama’s material innovations enable the fabrication of high quality optical and electronic coatings by established printing and coating techniques.
BePooler 2015
TI
growth
[ Information technology, Mobility & Fleet management ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
BePooler was born in Switzerland in 2015 from the simple but innovative idea of providing companies and individual users with a fast and safe way to share the trip to their workplace, thus reducing traffic, expenses, the use of private vehicles and urban pollution. The Lugano-based startup company has developed an innovative system for carpooling through a web platform and related app and has managed to entice none other than the Italian city of Milan.
BIM Facility 2017
ZH
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Building technology, Construction of buildings, Information technology ] IT data usage
BIM Facility AG specialises in the digitisation of real estate and brings existing digital planning models up to date: Asset Information Modelling (AIM) comprises the acquisition and construction of all relevant data and information to improve the performance and optimum maintenance of existing properties.
BioTruck 2017
VD
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Food production & retail, Resource sufficiency, Restaurants, Waste & recycling ]
BioTruck is a home-grown organic food company that promotes short supply chains, local and seasonal producers.
engytec 2017
SO
growth
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Construction of buildings, Energy efficiency, Energy management solutions ] IT data usage, Renewable technologies
Energy costs can be read out more easily and billed at the touch of a button. engytec concentrates on the measurement, processing and billing of all energy flows and offers property managers a billing system that is divided among the individual tenants and is consumer-oriented. Our vision is "everything under one roof". We accompany property owners and managers on the way to sustainable energy use: simplified, safe, transparent.
Blockstrom 2017
BE
growth
[ Electricity efficiency ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Photovoltaics
Blockstrom enables real estate investors to supply rooftop solar power to the inhabitants of their buildings. We measure the electricity consumption and supply complete metering and billing data to property managers. Our web portal makes the management of energy consumption communities easy and efficient. We support self consumption communities.
Bloom Biorenewables 2019
VD
growth
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ 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.
carpasus 2014
ZH
growth
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.
carvolution 2018
BE
growth
[ Mobility & Fleet management, Road vehicles and transport ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
The basis of Carvolution are Mobility as a service, hand in hand with a sophisticated vehicle fleet. The combination of service and technology creates a new approach to mobility and provides the foundation for a sustainable mobility development. Different cars are available on a subscription model: One monthly price for car, fully comprehensive insurance, taxes and registration.
Caulys 2019
VD
growth
[ Farming & agriculture ] 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.
ChemAlive 2017
VD
growth
IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Software driven by machine learning that allows the chemical industry to model chemistry, improve yield and generate new chemical leads. The ChemAlive platform is designed for cheaper and faster access to computed chemical data with no expertise, hardware or software barrier through a SaaS model executable by any chemist on-line. Our system brings machine learning and big data to the chemical and Pharma industry who have a need for accurate reaction metrics to design, predict and understand chemical processes. The efficiency and reliability of our approach opens up new markets where interactive accurate data can be used as a sales, marketing and R&D tool.
Chimpy (Batte.re) 2013
ZH
growth
[ Electricity ] Battery, Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Renewable technologies
Solar power compensated battery for small electronics; Battere offers the most convenient solution for people on the go to recharge their smartphone. Users pick up a pre-charged power bank, charge their smartphone on the go and return the power bank at any other point of sale. Available at 1000 PoS
Choba Choba 2015
BE
growth
[ Farming & agriculture, 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
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.
CleanFIZZ 2011
GE
growth
Construction & buildings,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 is a Swiss based company developing innovations to promote the solar industry. CleanFizz S.A. has developed an innovative solution “Integrated ElectroDynamic Cleaning” to revolutionize the solar panel industry with an entirely new self-cleaning method based on electrostatic waves.
CleanGreens 2013
VD
growth
[ Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail ] 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.
ClearSpace 2018
VD
growth
[ Prevention of or protection from technical risks ]
ClearSpace develops in-orbit service missions to enable a vibrant, resilient, and sustainable space industry.
Clemap 2017
ZH
growth
[ Electricity ] Smarthome & building
Energy monitoring and disaggregation sensor for housholdes. Disaggregation service for electricity providers. The products helps to use electric tools more efficiently.
Carbon Removed (Climacrux) 2020
LU
growth
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.
ClimatePlace 2009
VD
growth
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
[ 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 carbon removal ] 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.
collaboratio helvetica 2017
BE
growth
[ Unknown ]
We create spaces for dialogue, new ways of collaboration and the collective development of approaches to shaping the Switzerland of tomorrow –built on ecological responsibility, humanity and the common good.
Cortexia 2016
FR
growth
[ 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.
CyanoGuard 2016
ZH
growth
[ 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.
dashcom 2016
FR
growth
[ Building technology ] Smarthome & building
dashcom is a Swiss company, providing solutions at the cutting edge of technology. Our success drivers are; the user experience, the state-of-the-art technology and the data science for the benefits of the users.
Decision Trees 2008
SG
growth
[ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency, Information technology ] Hydro energy, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies
Decision Trees as a connector between scientific research and practitioners uses cutting edge methodologies of Stochastic Optimization and offers customized software and consultancy to energy producers and traders.
Futuricum (Designwerk Products) 2017
ZH
growth
[ Mobility & Fleet management, Road vehicles and transport ] Battery, e-cargo, e-vehicle charging
electric trucks are a solution not an alternative. Performance, ecology and economy combined.
dhp technology 2015
GR
growth
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Construction of infrastructure (roads, bridges ..), Electricity, Energy efficiency ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Photovoltaics
dhp created HORIZON which is a solar folding roof system which turn parking lots and logistics areas into electric power plants. HORIZON unfolds when the sun shines and automatically retracts into a storage unit afterwards.
Solarbalkon (Direct Coffee) 2016
BS
growth
[ Electricity, Energy Production ] Photovoltaics
Fight climate change from your balcony with a super-light solar panel that can be plugged into the socket.
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