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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
Fairpower 2013
ZH
stagnant
Behavioural change, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Electricity ] Enabling technologies, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Renewable technologies
Fairpower is an independent electricity supplier and service provider with a focus on renewable energies.They provide an online platform for selling green certificates and the electricity label "Fair Power".
Gartengold 2013
SG
stagnant
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Low technology
Use of apples from private gardens in Switzerland for the manufacturing of apple juice and cider, creating jobs for people with disabilities involved in juice production and harvesting.
H2 ENERGY 2014
ZH
stagnant
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Transport & Mobility [ Transport & logisticsof goods ] Renewable technologies
H2 Energy wants to make hydrogen a cornerstone of the energy system. They see themselves as business innovators for renewable energies. Refining electricity into hydrogen enables the power companies to stand out from the crowd and regulate their production. Hydrogen can be used in a variety of ways, offering consumers some relevant and enhanced alternatives.
HQ Energie 2012
BS
stagnant
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy efficiency ] Photovoltaics
HQ Energie AG is an engineering company in the energy sector with a focus on renewable energies and efficient building technology. They create turnkey photovoltaic systems.
LavaConcept Switzerland 2013
AI
stagnant
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Engineering, Resource sufficiency ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Geothermal energy
Construction materials made from volcanic lava residues, with very good heat properties.
OHANA Move 2018
ZH
stagnant
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps [ Functional clothes, Waste & recycling ] Low technology, Waste recovery, recycling and re-use
OHANA Move is an environmentally friendly active wear label from Switzerland. We produce sportswear that consists of almost 80% recycled PET bottles. For one leggings from our production 25 PET bottles are needed. It is OHANA Move's highest concern to design trendy clothing that breaks new and environmentally conscious ground. Our reversible two-in-one clothing can be worn on both sides and is therefore doubly individual.
Power-Blox 2015
AG
stagnant
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Photovoltaics
Power-Blox develops and distributes an innovative solar battery system for off-grid applications that allows to easily build up decentralized energy systems based on a swarm" principle." Easy to scale.
Quartierstrom 2017
ZH
stagnant
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy storage, Many fields ] IT blockchain or algorithms, Smartcity
blockchain based peer to peer energy (physical and Go) community (www.quartier-strom.ch)
reech 2012
GR
stagnant
Construction & buildings, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity, Engineering ] Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies
Renewable energy engeineering, with main focus on photovoltaics; As an innovative Company for Photovoltaic, they combine R&D, analytics, maintenance and consulting
rSupply Solutions 2014
ZG
stagnant
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ]
rSupply specializes in streamlining the recycling flow between recycling plants and suppliers at every step of the recycling chain. Contacts are peer to peer based, ensuring direct transactions whenever possible. rSupply allows recycling plants to outsource their complete supply management, gives expanded sales opportunities to suppliers and assists investors as they enter the recycling market.
SIGMAtools 2018
ZH
stagnant
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency ] Low technology
SIGMAtools GmbH is a high-tech Startup. With the special measuring technique, analytic process and improvement-knowhow we have majored in Energy- and Resourceefficiency in the production.
Social Fabric 2016
ZH
stagnant
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps [ Waste & recycling ] Low technology
Social Fabric is a ecological and social sustainable textile center based in Zurich. We use textiles with a small ecological and positive social footprint. We run a program that aims to empower refugees in our local community through textile work.
SRM Swiss Renewables Marketplace 2013
ZH
stagnant
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
SRM Swiss Renewables Marketplace AG specialises in increasing the competitiveness of natural power plants. We reduce their operating costs, secure electricity marketing and thus make them competitive in the low-price electricity market in the long term. We offer suitable services and workshops for power plant-owners and -operators throughout Switzerland. Every year, we also identify, bundle and sell entire plant packages if you want to sell your plants and maximise the proceeds and probability of sale.
Swisspreneur 2020
ZH
stagnant
Communication, Media, Education or Games Low technology
We are a nonprofit on a mission to promote and advance entrepreneurship in Switzerland.
TwistOut 2017
SG
stagnant
Construction & buildings [ Cleaning ] Low technology
TwistOut is an innovative drain rod made of 100% beech wood. The rough, spiral surface texture of the wooden stick in combination with the manual rotation allows the blockage (mostly hair) to adhere to the stick. The TwistOut can be easily pulled out of the siphon and disposed of. Why complicated when it's easy? With TwistOut we solve a common drainage problem in a functional and simple way - without chemicals, completely natural and hygienical.
varionix 2012
ZG
stagnant
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management Filters & Membranes
Manufacturer and supplier of precision instruments for the measurement of air ions and electrostatics for the environmental analysis, process-engineering and science. Apps: odor neutralisation, degradation of pollutans, sterilisation and refreshment of air and water.
Wafe Technology (chili feet) 2011
ZH
stagnant
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps, Health & House & Body Care [ Functional clothes ] Wearable devices or apps
Chili-feet warming soles convert pressure directly in heat when walking. They are suitable for men and women and give a pleasant wearing comfort thanks to microfiber surface. chili-feet is the combination of Swiss inventive talent, engineering performance and high-tech material for pleasantly warm feet.
wick upcycling (wiederverwerkle) 2018
ZH
stagnant
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Waste & recycling ] Low technology
The aim of the Wiederverwerkle association is to reuse residual materials for something new. It collects residual wood and metal from local industrial and craft enterprises. The material is processed, sorted and offered for sale at a reasonable price.
Zenna 2012
SG
stagnant
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy efficiency ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Photovoltaics
Services for solar power supply chain.
catch-e 2019
SG
stagnant
Transport & Mobility [ Energy management solutions, Mobility & Fleet management, Road vehicles and transport ] e-car, e-mobility
catch-e offers test drives with electric vehicles over several days to test how suitable an electric car is. catch-e stands not only for test drives with electric cars and two-wheelers, but above all for stable information and professional help in the field of electric mobility and a well-rounded project for all employee levels. Based on the infrastructure, catch-e will work out a recommendation for the appropriate investment program in the company.
Emovemotorstore (Emove) 2012
ZH
stagnant
Transport & Mobility e-mobility, e-motorbike, e-motorcycle, e-scooter, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Emovemotorstore GmbH was founded in 2012 with the aim of offering clean, efficient, reliable and affordable mobility in the high-end field of electric mobility.
Fair Voyage 2017
ZH
stagnant
Recreation, hotels & restaurants [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Environmental monitoring, Functional clothes, Hotel, Information technology, Recreation ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Fair Voyage helps you find and customize your best conscious travel experience in Africa and developing regions. They are building an ethical and sustainable booking platform that exclusively promotes verified responsible tour operators. Through their direct relationships with local leaders in sustainability, they can offer you highest quality at best prices.
foodroots. 2019
SZ
stagnant
Recreation, hotels & restaurants [ Catering, Food production & retail, Restaurants ] Low technology
foodroots stimulates your employees’ culinary skills in order to create social and ecological values within your organisation. Our common mission consists in promoting responsible human action through food culture. With a balanced diet, we create added value for your company and our society.
Hello Vegan 2012
ZH
stagnant
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Low technology
Online store for vegan products (food, cosmetics, household products).
magnes 2016
ZH
stagnant
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Many fields ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Magnes has extensive know-how and engineering capabilities to develop tailor-made magnetic materials that meet the highest customer-specific requirements. The scalability of the manufacturing process enables small series up to mass production.
MycoSolutions 2016
SG
stagnant
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Forestry ] Bio technologies
Custom made biological fungi products to enhance growth for trees and other plants.
novatlantis 2017
ZH
stagnant
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Resource efficiency ] Communication, Low technology
Novatlantis aims for energy system transformation, resource efficiency, renewable energies and the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. It analyses data, developments of information, knowledge and strategies, empowers customers to take concrete action, and provides scientific services.
Share & Charge 2018
ZG
stagnant
Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management, Road vehicles and transport ] e-vehicle charging, IT blockchain or algorithms, IT network
A non-profit organization curating the Open Charging Network for the next level of OCPI-based e-Roaming. The foundation’s purpose is the development, implementation and promotion of open protocols and applications for sustainable and future-oriented mobility based on internet-based technologies and decentralized software architectures. Players of the Electric Vehicle Charging industry are part of the Share&Charge Community to benefit from technology working groups, Innovation and Research projects as well as exclusive content about electric vehicle charging.
Stadtpilze 2017
BS
stagnant
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail ] agricultural technologies
Stadtpilze GmbH cultivates mushrooms on coffee grounds to sell for culinary uses regionally in Basel.
Fair Recycling (fondation) 2008
ZH
stagnant
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Low technology
Fair Recycling is the first organisation worldwide to combine climate protection with recycling. In Brazil, where the Swiss foundation's pioneering project is located, it recycles old refrigerators containing CFCs in cooperation with its local partner Indústria Fox, thus making an important contribution to climate protection. On the basis of this verification report, an independent registration body issues climate protection certificates, which the Foundation offers to Swiss partners. Fair Recycling is proud to be the climate partner of numerous companies that reduce a large part of their CO2 emissions with their own measures and only offset unavoidable emissions with climate protection certificates.
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