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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
Arviem 2008
ZG
established
Transport & Mobility [ Transport & logisticsof goods ] e-cargo, e-mobility, Enabling technologies
Arviem service is to tracks parameters affecting a cargo content's quality based on the specific needs of clients. Tracking the location and monitoring the condition of cargo verifies the quality of incoming components and monitors the fulfillment of safety and environmental regulations.
Attolight 2008
VD
established
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] Photovoltaics
Attolight started off to revolutionise cathodoluminescence (CL): design top of the line CL instruments that deliver superior performance, maximum ease-of-use and make quantitative cathodoluminescence possible. The Company firmly believes in the potential of cathodoluminescence and aims at establishing the technology as a standard in-line inspection method in semiconductor industry. Attolight is a company with global presence with systems in Europe, Asia, and North America. The Company is headquartered at the EPFL Innovation Park where the Attolab is located as well. Attolight "New Cathodoluminescence"​ solutions support the state-of-the -art research and developments in LEDs, Solar Cells, High Mobility Transitors, new opto-electronical devices, nano-structured semiconductors.
Skwoll 2018
VS
established
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Wearable devices or apps
We encourage moments of conviviality around a drink. We optimize the experience in bars and restaurants, and we have created an ecosystem of applications that unites a community who enjoy going out. Therefore, they have created a community app.
Aveny 2019
BS
established
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Information technology, Many fields ] Communication, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Aveny developed the Brightway LCA calculation engine, a toolkit for next generation LCA applications. Aveny offers user-friendly LCA tools for SME, advanced LCA software for research institutes and consultants, customized LCA solutions for large companies, and Brightway toolkit licenses to LCA software developers.
Beaver Schutzsysteme 2002
LU
established
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Natural hazards & catastrophe prevention & protection ] Geophysical & technical
eaver® flood preparedness systems have been successfully deployed in emergency situations more than a thousand times over the years, in Switzerland and elsewhere. The Beaver storm and flood preparedness system is composed of two adjacent inflatable dam elements (bladders) that are filled with water.
BioApply 2004
VD
established
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Waste management technologies, Waste recovery, recycling and re-use
BioApply, enabling biodegradable and biobased alternatives to plastic. Since 2006, BioApply develops biobased, compostable and biodegradable packaging solutions. BioApply solutions address the needs of both retail and waste management sectors. BioApply is based in Switzerland and is also present in Lisbon, Portugal.
buildup 2013
ZH
established
Construction & buildings, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Building technology, Construction of buildings, Information technology ] IT data usage
We create potential for better building: We believe that the availability, comparability and networking of information and actors can unlock this potential. buildup provides all players in the Swiss construction industry with an independent online platform with the central database for construction products, the SwissBIMLibrary. We are inspired by the desire to promote cooperation between the players and network them with each other. This increases productivity and creates the conditions for better building. We offer decision-makers, planners, suppliers, manufacturers and associations the opportunity to make their information, services and products available to a wide audience. The creation and exchange of results- and performance-oriented construction tenders is made easier for all parties involved.
CarbonActive 2011
ZG
established
Construction & buildings [ Building technology ] Filters & Membranes
CarbonActive aspires to develop optimized solutions for use in air purification technology (Filters) for buildings.
Celeroton 2008
ZH
established
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy efficiency ] Enabling technologies, Geophysical & technical
They develop, produce and sell ultra-high-speed electric motor-drive systems and turbo compressors, achieving speeds up to 1 million rpm. With speed they reduce volume and weight.
Cleanea 2008
GE
established
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Cleaning, Resource efficiency ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Cleanea is an innovative company that markets a machine, the Europa V5. By using water, electricity, and the addition of a little salt, our machine produces, In Situ, by electrolysis a detergent and disinfectant to clean the surfaces of an office building and replaces 80% of traditional chemistry.
Codecheck 2012
ZH
established
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] IT data usage, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Codecheck is an online product guide that helps critical consumers and consumers in their purchasing decisions. Through Codecheck.info, consumers receive 65 million free-of-charge independent expert information and evaluations on currently 95,000 products (mainly food and cosmetics).
cofoundme 2017
ZG
established
Communication, Media, Education or Games IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
cofoundme is the biggest matching platform for startup jobs in Switzerland. We enable entrepreneurs to find cofounders for their projects and startups to recruit staff. You’re looking for a job in the Startup ecosystem, you’re at the right place!
Da Vinci Olivenöl 2013
TG
established
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Low technology
Da Vinci offers impeccable, high quality olive oil from selected producers for everyone. Especially for those who care about health aspects in the diet.
Daxtro Swiss International Engineering Company 2000
TI
established
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Electricity, Engineering, Waste & recycling ] Enabling technologies, Hydro energy, Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies, Wind energy
Daxtro Swiss International Engineering Company S.A.R.L.® is a Cleantech Swiss company dedicated to developing, manufacturing, distributing and installing products relating to the environmental sector. They have three divisions: DAXTRO WATERS: Specialized in the field of water purification at any level (waste water treatment for municipalities and industries; also have desalination plants, filtration and drinking water systems). DAXTRO ENERGY: Leader in the field of renewable energy generation (Photovoltaic plants & Eolic systems). DAXTRO TECHNOLOGY: Promotes and commercialize high-tech products for Industrial Applications.
de Cavis 2009

established
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management Physical & chemical & nano technologies
De Cavis supports customers in the development and marketing of patented foaming technology for the production of highly porous mineral materials with air contents between 50 and 95vol%, on the development of ceramic buoyancy bodies for underwater vehicles as well as on the production of high-purity and ultra-high-purity magnesium.
EcoWaste 2003
VD
established
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Smartcity
EcoWaste SA offers a complete range of ecological products and services for optimizing the management of all types of waste.
Energie 360° AG 2013
ZH
established
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption e-mobility, e-vehicle charging, Renewable technologies
Energie 360° is a Swiss energy service provider that offers the entire spectrum of environmentally friendly energy solutions.
Energie Zukunft Schweiz 2006
BS
established
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Electricity grids & flexibility, Energy efficiency, Energy management solutions, Energy storage ] Battery, e-mobility, e-vehicle charging, Heating in buildings, Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies, Smartcity, Smart device, Smartgrid, Smarthome & building, Solarthermal energy
As one of the driving forces we are commited to a sustainable energy future in Switzerland.
enersuisse 2018
ZH
established
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy management solutions, Energy Production, Information technology ] IT data usage
enersuisse relies on the comprehensive know-how and many years of experience of its owners (EKZ, Primeo Energie and Romande Energie) in the billing process (meter-to-customer process). The company focuses on competencies in metering technology, in the billing of energy services and in customer service. Technically, enersuisse relies on high-quality systems and infrastructures.
Evatec 2004
SG
established
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Energy efficiency, Resource efficiency ] Enabling technologies
Evatec offers a range of platform architectures equipped with evaporation, sputter , etch and PECVD source technologies according to application, substrate format and throughput requirements, due to thin film deposition systems enable manufacture of the worlds highest performance optical, optoelectronic and semiconductor devices. Our Advanced Process Control ( APC) technologies enables new level of thin film performance and production yield.
Fiaxell 2018
VD
established
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Unknown ] Enabling technologies
A global solution for Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC), electrolyser (SOEC) & high temperature electrochemical devices Over the past nine years, Fiaxell has developed processes for cell fabrication, specialty screen printing inks, flexible testing devices for high temperature measurements and has now provided customers worldwide. To complement our core competences, we identified highly skilled manufacturers of electronics (power supply & EIS), kilns, gas control, liquid management, gas detection, hydrogen generators and are working closely with them.
Foodathome 2020
FR
established
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Trade and Retail ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Food Delivery Service
foodward 2013
ZH
established
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
The expert network of the food industry, Academy for industry & company representatives from the agro-food environment. foodward - the food business academy - serves as a platform and interface.
Gaiasens Technologies 2010
VS
established
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Engineering, Natural hazards & catastrophe prevention & protection ] IT data usage, Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data, Smart device
GAIASENS Technologies is an innovative company at the service of the environment. It offers real-time measurement solutions, environmental studies and modelling services as well as the implementation of operational solutions for the management of natural hazards.
Ganser CRS 2003
ZH
established
Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency ] Enabling technologies
The Common Rail injection technology has contributed significantly to the new era of the modern diesel engine. The diesel engine became more powerful, runs quietly and produces far less emissions than in the past.
Gastros Switzerland 2010
ZH
established
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Engineering ] Heat Exchanger, Heat industrial usage
Gastros Switzerland redefines the way of how food can be kept warm. We offer a genuine alternative for professionals from the catering industry who like to feed their guests at modern, multi-functional and individually designed buffets.
Geo2X 2012
VD
established
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Natural hazards & catastrophe prevention & protection ] Geophysical & technical
Geo2X is a Swiss Company based near Geneva. It was founded 12 years ago by experienced geologists and geophysicists who have complementary areas of expertise in the petroleum, geotechnical, geophysical and geological domain. This allows Geo2X offer a wide range of services that meet all the demands of its customers.Our global experience is key to find specific solutions for varied issues (hydrogeology, natural resources, landslides, pollution, etc.) in many environments. A particular effort is put into research and development of new hardware and software, allowing us to have innovative answers to complex situations.
Geopraevent 2012
ZH
established
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Natural hazards & catastrophe prevention & protection ] Geophysical & technical, IT data usage
Geopraevent develops, installs and operates premium alarm and monitoring systems for natural hazards. We focus on customer-specific and highly reliable solutions.
Good Soaps 2011
LU
established
Health & House & Body Care [ Cleaning ] Low technology
Since 2011, we have been developing and producing ecological, sustainable cleaning agents based on european plants.
foifi 2017
ZH
established
Recreation, hotels & restaurants [ Restaurants ] Low technology
Zurich's first “Zero Waste” store cafés: the FOIFI in the lively Kreis 4 and the ZOLLFREI in the idyllic Kreis 9. Our store cafés are hosts, idea exchangers, meeting spaces and meeting points for enjoyment, togetherness and collaboration.
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