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
Projets 21 2019
FR
growth
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction
Projets 21 measures the CO2 balance of your activity, analyzes how companies can minimize their CO2 emissions, takes steps to obtain 14001 certification.
Renergon International 2010
TG
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Bio technologies, Renewable technologies
RENERGON extracts value from organic waste in creating valuable, sustainable products such as biofuel, biogas, renewable energy, compost, fertilizer, & biochar - always combineRenergon International AG with global social and environmental responsibility.
Ronovatec 2017
SZ
growth
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Gardening, Landscape conservation and management ] Automated or self driving, Robotic
Our patent pending robot technology has been specifically designed to assist green keepers and others who tend large grass areas. Each robot is multifunctional, meaning that it can replace several machines and can be used for mowing, brushing of synthetic turf, soil analysis, line drawing, and due to electric power not an internal combustion engine, mowing can often be moved into new time windows for mowing i.e. late evenings, lunchtimes or even overnight.
Rüedu 2020
BE
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Trade and Retail ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Wearable devices or apps
"Rüedu" is your neighborhood store where you can get local and seasonal food every day. The neighborhood stores are 18 square meter wooden containers.
Salat.ch 2016
TG
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
From the farm directly to your home - thus we guarantee first-class quality and fair prices for you as a consumer.
Seervision 2016
ZH
growth
Communication, Media, Education or Games [ Information technology, Media ] Video and Film
Seervison has combined computer vision, machine learning, control, and cinematography. The result is their adaptive motion control technology. It transforms any camera into an autonomous camera. Their computer vision pipeline relies on the newest and most advanced neural networks to analyze every single frame captured by any production camera in order to detect objects of interest, the background and the overall scenery.
Ambrosus 2017
ZG
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry, Health & House & Body Care, Transport & Mobility [ Food production & retail, Healthcare ] IT blockchain or algorithms
Ambrosus, which is a member of the CVA, is a project to build a blockchain-based ecosystem for supply chains for life-essential products like food and medicine.
smartToni 2019
VD
growth
Recreation, hotels & restaurants [ Catering, Restaurants ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, IT Software
The smartTONi backbone offers the entire IT solutions for running a restaurant: From purchasing to kitchen production to payment by the guest, all functionalities are integrated. The system breaks down recipes and processes into individual steps, continuously calculates the optimal workflow and transmits necessary information to the right place at the right time.
SNAQ 2017
ZH
growth
Health & House & Body Care [ Healthcare ] Wearable devices or apps
SNAQ helps estimate the carbohydrate, protein and fat content of meals and shows the impact on blood glucose progression. SNAQ connects to popular blood glucose sensors. First, take a picture of your meal to record the nutritional values. second, learn how different meals affect your blood sugar. third, recognize patterns from past meals to improve your blood sugar.
snäx 2019
ZH
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Catering ] Low technology
We supply our Smart Fridges with exciting dishes, made from natural ingredients and prepared by hand. And because we love our food, we gather daily in our own break room to test the latest creations from our chefs.
Solarfreeze 2012
BS
growth
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption
The Solarfreeze association supports projects, feasibility studies, demand analyses, etc. on how to use the sun as an energy source for ecological and affordable cooling in developing and emerging countries. We promote technologies and system availability in the low-tech/low-cost sector, which also have a chance for widespread use in countries with lower incomes, and also specifically promote the specialised training of young people on site with additional added value.
Solar Manager 2020

growth
With rising electricity prices and higher electricity usage (heat pumps, e-mobility) it became a need of each owner of a photovoltaic (PV) system to optimally distribute the produced PV power. Therefore, we developed Solar Manager – a system that is simple to install and fun to use through a beautiful app. We are a software company building an internet of energy platform. We are using a B2B2C model. Solar Manager is sold and installed by photovoltaic installers with the option of white labeling.
Stash 2020
ZH
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Trade and Retail ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Wearable devices or apps
STASH delivers everything you need by bike: groceries, beverages, tobacco, household products, etc. in less than 10 minutes.
SwissFleet Services (Velobility) 2016
ZH
growth
Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management ] e-bike, e-mobility
Velobility is your partner for Bike-Sharing. Thanks to our bike and e-bike models which are engineered to be shared. And thanks to our tried-and-tested Ridebox® technology. The result is a triple benefit: higher efficiency, better security, longer durability.
SwissShrimp 2013
AG
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Low technology
Swiss Shrimp Breeding
Swiss Vault Systems 2018
BS
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis Construction: Resource or material optimisation, Cooling technology, Enabling technologies, IT Software
Swiss Vault is building computer systems like an energy efficient data server in a small, quiet package. Through a desktop computer unit for high-end data processing and analysis, their system reduces the data-carbon footprint with energy & space efficient data management solutions. The patented system allows for more data storage within a smaller form factor. It’s not only energy efficient but it also takes up less space in your data center.
Hempfy 2013
VD
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] food tech
Hempfy, which is created by Tellement Facile, focuses on innovative food and beverages, based on proprietary cold infusion technology for harvesting and processing THC-free hemp plants, compliant with Swiss legislation.
Vege'tables 2022
NE
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis, Food, Farming or Forestry [ Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Vege’tables is a Smart Food consulting company offering concrete solutions to organisations, collective and commercial catering and individuals enabling them unlock their full potential and perform better, while doing their part for the planet.
VegiPass 2018
FR
growth
Recreation, hotels & restaurants [ Restaurants ]
A micro team of foodies who want to change the world. Our mission is to find you the best offers to discover the vegi-vegan world and its lifestyle. Enjoy exclusive discounts at over 270 partners and discover a healthy and respectful lifestyle with the VegiPass!
VRM Switzerland 2016
ZH
growth
Transport & Mobility [ Airplanes & transport, Information technology ] IT data usage, Robotic
VRMotion designs and develops simulators that give prospective pilots the impression of sitting in a real helicopter while training. The simulation software features realistic flight physics with real-time multi-body simulation and flight data validation, which offers an exact replication of flight behaviour. The simulation is also tailored to the needs of trainees, right from introductory training on a turbine helicopter to demanding scenario-based training, mountain flying and emergency training
Wild Foods 2020
BE
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] food tech
Vegan alternative to salmon from smoked organic carrots. Plant-Based from the Bernese Oberland.
yamo 2016
ZG
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Bio technologies, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Ecological, healthy baby food sterilized with a new pressure method to keep vitamines, color etc.
Zélo 2021
VD
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis, Food, Farming or Forestry [ Trade and Retail ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Zélo is a zero-waste supermarket that offers a home delivery service by cargo bike, with the particularity that all products are delivered with the “zero waste” concept, i.e., packed in reusable containers.
3rd-eyes analytics 2015
ZH
established
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis IT data usage, IT Software
3rd-eyes analytics is the software partner for banks, insurance companies and investment advisors for the implementation of digital, goal-based investment advice. The software solution combines a financial planning module with a stochastic procedure that determines an optimal investment allocation based on the customer's goals and allocates funds and ETF's to these using an algorithm. When selecting products, the system takes into account individual criteria for the preferred investment style as well as the client's personal values such as environmental and social aspects.
Abhati Suisse 2013
AI
established
Health & House & Body Care [ Bodycare, Healthcare ] Low technology
An ethically-minded skincare brand based in Switzerland, boasting deeply rooted Indian heritage. Its mission is to bring together the therapeutic virtues of Swiss botanicals and Ayurvedic plants from organic farms, to create a range of luxurious, sustainable and fair-trade beauty products.
ActLight 2011
VD
established
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Health & House & Body Care, Transport & Mobility [ Electricity efficiency, Energy sufficiency, Resource efficiency, Road vehicles and transport ] Construction: Resource or material optimisation, Drone & flight, Internet of Things, LED, Optic devices, Photovoltaics, Sensors, Wearable devices or apps
ActLight focuses on the field of CMOS photonics by developing a new type of photodetector, the Dynamic PhotoDiode (DPD). Being a fabless company, ActLight specializes in the Intellectual Property (IP) of this area and operates primarily in the IP licensing business model. The mission is: Invent innovative semiconductor solutions. The patented CMOS-based photonics technology allows the substantial improvement of the efficiency and accuracy of various light sensing applications, such as Time-Of-Flight (TOF) based range meters, vital signs monitoring, 3D/2D cameras and much more. ActLight operates in the Internet of Things (IoT) market, with a focus on mobile and wearable devices, healthcare/medtech, autonomous driving, drones and robotics.
Adaptricity 2014
ZH
established
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity grids & flexibility ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Smartgrid
Adaptricity develops simulation and optimization software tools for adapting the electricity distribution grid for the transition towards renewable energies. Products help distribution grid operators in gaining an enhanced overview over their system and evaluating a large set of possible SmartGrid.
Aginova 2005
VD
established
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Information technology ] Smart device
Aginova Inc. provides affordable, low power Wi-Fi sensor network solutions that make a ubiquitous sensing world come alive by providing customers actionable feedback. Aginova’s products bring the sensor world to the internet using web services. The company has 3 lines of product including (i) Temperature and Humidity monitoring in the health care and cold chain applications, (ii) Energy monitoring in a myriad of application and (iii) Infrastructure monitoring with emphasis on condition based maintenance applications in industrial and the defense markets.
Alaya (Share A Dream Solutions ) 2016
VD
established
Behavioural change [ Service pooling ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Alaya is a leader in employee volunteering and corporate giving, enabling employees to choose their way of contributing and providing a powerful tool to analyse the impact created by an entire company. Global brands as well as small and medium enterprises rely on Alaya’s platform to drive their social responsibility and engagement programs. Alaya was founded in January 2018 from the merger of two major employee volunteering and corporate giving actors, Share a Dream and Hope it up. Our team believes that companies and their employees have a remarkable potential to create change. So we are committed to helping non-profit organisations around the world have access to funds, volunteers, knowledge and skills
Allani Sunlife Holding 2008
FR
established
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Resource efficiency ] Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies, Smarthome & building
Sunlife consists of a group of enterprises, formed into a Holding that promotes and develops original ideas and concepts to evolve solar technology and products into economic structures capable of generating a revenue. E.g. Solar Tourism, Solar agriculture.
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