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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
Innovida Swiss Technology 2016
TI
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas), Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Resource efficiency ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Innovida produces high efficiency and silent heat pumps for pools and building heating, based on an innovative Platform, patented worldwide.Innovida Swiss Technology SA mission is to develop new ideas and innovative technologies to create products that effectively meet these heating needs, while respecting the environment.
InstaHeat 2019
ZH
restructuring, on hold, no development
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Food, Farming or Forestry, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Electricity efficiency, Food production & retail, Heating and cooling energy ] Heat industrial usage, Heating in buildings
InstaHeat is a technology-based Company located in Zürich. We develope a new kind of heating device being able to heat any conductive fluid instantly and precisely to the desired temperature with very high efficiency. The device generates the heat directly within the fluid, eliminating the need for a heating element. The technology allows a compact design so that it fits into various machines, like food heating systems.
Involi 2016
VD
validation
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis, Transport & Mobility [ Airplanes & transport, Information technology, Prevention of or protection from technical risks ] Drone & flight, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Sensors
INVOLI is the leading provider of hardware and software solution for the detection and visualization of air traffic and the tracking of drones.
Kompotoi 2016
ZH
growth
Construction & buildings, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ]
Kompotoi rents, designs and sells composting toilets. Kompotoi toilets not only look good, they are environmentally friendly and absolutely odorless. We turn "human output" into a soil conditioner, closing an important natural cycle.
MOOST 2016
SG
validation
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps, Recreation, hotels & restaurants [ Energy efficiency, Energy management solutions, Heating and cooling energy, Hotel, Information technology, Restaurants ] Cooling technology, Heating in buildings, Internet of Things, IT data usage, IT Software, LED, Lighting, Sensors, Smart device, Smarthome & building
MOOST is a Swiss Software as a Service (SaaS) startup offering data super powers to Smart Home companies. Their mission is to make today's connected homes truly smart. The platform turns data from connected devices into proactive notifications. 100% individualised for each of your Smart Home customers.
MoSan GmbH 2016
LU
validation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Low technology
Mosan is a rapid-deployable sanitation solution for challenging environments as slums and refugee camps. It contains a urine-divertig dry toilet and ecological system that consideres human excreta as a valuable ressource.
nanoleq 2017
ZH
growth
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps [ Functional clothes ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
we help people reconnect to themselves and listen to their bodies through monitoring technology that is integrated into daily clothes.
ParaTop 2016
GL
growth
Transport & Mobility [ Road vehicles and transport ]
The ParaTop is rain protection that can be installed quickly on most bikes and keeps you dry during the ride.
Precision Vine 2016
VD
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Environmental monitoring, Food production & retail, Information technology ] Drone & flight, IT data usage
With a focus on improving wine quality, Precision Vine works with growers and winemakers to collect and analyze remote-sensing data and assist in integrating the information acquired into specific management plans. We offer high-resolution hyper/multispectral aerial imaging and associated vineyard specific data services to address vineyard heterogeneity, vine balance, irrigation management, harvest planning, disease mapping, nutrition needs, maturation curve and more.
Prognolite 2016
ZH
validation
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis, Food, Farming or Forestry, Recreation, hotels & restaurants [ Catering, Food production & retail, Hotel, Information technology, Resource efficiency, Restaurants, Waste & recycling ]
Our forcast app tells restaurants how many guests are coming next week on which day. They can reduce food waste and improve their staff planning.
RethinkResource 2017
ZH
established
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Food production & retail, Resource efficiency, Waste & recycling ]
RethinkResource creates an online marketplace where producing and processing companies can trade their side and waste streams.
Rigi Technologies 2016
VD
validation
Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management ] Drone & flight
Rigi is re-defining last-mile inter-city logistics using a large-payload, sustainable drone-based delivery system.
rovenso 2016
VD
validation
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Natural hazards & catastrophe prevention & protection ] Robotic, Video and Film
ROVENSO makes agile robots for security monitoring of industrial sites. Concretely, their robots patrol fully autonomously inside and outside industrial buildings at night, detecting intrusions, thefts but also anomalies such as hot-spot (start of fires), liquid or gas leaks that could be dangerous for humans.
ROO (Share your BICAR) 2016
ZH
validation
Transport & Mobility [ Electricity, Engineering ] e-bike, e-mobility, e-motorbike, e-motorcycle, e-scooter, Smartcity
ROO - Practical, fun and sporty. With its single seat, three wheels and countless applications, roo is at home in a variety of urban and suburban settings. It’s as compact and versatile as a Swiss Army knife. It looks cool too, like a resourceful Australian marsupial, not a space alien or a carelessly cooked soufflé. And the cornering performance may just put a smile on your face.
smart grid solutions 2016
ZH
restructuring, on hold, no development
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity, Electricity grids & flexibility ] IT blockchain or algorithms, Smartgrid
GridBox, the largest Smart Grid demo project in Switzerland, laid the fundament for smart grid solutions AG. The project partners founded the spin-off in August 2016 to support the network operators on their way into the decentralized & digital age with an innovative network management solution.
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.
Solarify 2016
BE
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Electricity ] Photovoltaics
Solarify sells single solar panels to small investors and puts the panels on rented roofs. Solarify enables small investors to contribute to the energy transition with small amounts and little risk, roof owners to get a free solar installation and to reduce their electricity cost
Sponti-Car 2016
ZH
validation
Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Sponti-Car brings electric mobility to swiss rural communities, by providing a electric car to share and organizing everythings around it, like the neccessary charging stations.
STRIDE Learning 2016
ZH
restructuring, on hold, no development
Communication, Media, Education or Games [ Unknown ] Communication, Low technology
Our mission is to support personal, social and environmental transformations that lead us towards more sustainable and equitable societies as well as meaningful and fulfilling lives. Through action research, collaboration as well as STRIDE’s unSchooling approach to learning, we strengthen the capacity of individuals, organizations, cities, and sectors to develop impactful solutions to complex problems.
Sulzer & Schmid Laboratories 2018
ZH
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy management solutions, Information technology ] Drone & flight, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Robotic, Video and Film
Sulzer Schmid is an independent Swiss technology company and innovator of next-generation technology for the inspection of rotor blades. Our digital end-to-end process employs autonomous drones and incorporates cutting-edge image analysis tools. Reports are generated at the push of a button and are highly customizable. All the data is stored and made accessible via secure cloud services and is available for further analysis and benchmarking.
SwissDeCode 2016
VD
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Food production & retail ] Bio technologies
SwissDeCode was founded in 2016 to build trust and secure the global food supply chain. Spin-off of the University of Geneva, our patented tools and processes are recognized by the Swiss Commission for Technology and Innovation (InnoSuisse) and independently validated by Swiss Federal Laboratories. We are based in Renens (Lausanne, VD), Switzerland.
Swiss Wood Solutions 2016
ZH
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Forestry, Recreation, Resource sufficiency ] Construction: Resource or material optimisation, Wood or forest technologies
Swiss Wood Solutions refines solid wood and wood veneers to replace endangered tropical species and plastic products. We only use essences of sustainable origin. All our products are biodegradable, made from 100% wood and do not contain any plastic, resin or artificial coloring.
swizz-e 2016
SZ
validation
Transport & Mobility e-mobility, e-motorbike, e-motorcycle, e-scooter
swizz-e GmbH designed a new e-scooter (Roller) that is produced completely in Switzerland.
Synhelion 2016
TI
growth
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Airplanes & transport, Energy storage, Energy sufficiency, Heating and cooling energy, Maritime and waterways transport, Resource efficiency ] Renewable technologies, Solarthermal energy, Storage other than batteries, Synthetic fuels (e.g. power to liquid)
Synhelion is on a mission to replace fossil fuels by economically viable synthetic fuels, which are compatible with the current global fuel infrastructure and reduce net CO2 emissions by up to 100 percent. Synhelion uses high-temperature solar heat to convert water and CO2 into synthetic fuels – so-called solar fuels.
ThermodynamX 2016
SG
growth
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Energy efficiency, Engineering, Heating and cooling energy ] Cooling technology
Thermodynamics helps, advises, tests, upgrades and designs custom cooling and heating systems. Participation: ThermodynamX develops and produces tailor-made cooling solutions for medical applications
uGreen 2016
BS
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity, Electricity grids & flexibility ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Smartgrid
Data service for load shifting and power supply system stability, Smart household appliances run when reneweable energy available. Development of efficient and flexible products and services.
Vatorex 2020
ZH
growth
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Food, Farming or Forestry [ Engineering, Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail, Forestry ] Bio technologies, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
We help beekeepers in the fight against the Varroa mite. The company develops a system against the Valora Mite without acids and automatically.
Vir2sense 2016
ZH
validation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency, Information technology, Resource efficiency ] e-mobility, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Smart device
Vir2sense GmbH provides ready to use, optimized fast combustion and emission models for internal combustion engine calibration, continuous emissions monitoring and real-time control. The virtual sensors have been used successfully in automotive, heavy duty, power generation and ship propulsion applications.
Vuna 2016
ZH
validation
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Building technology, Engineering, Farming & agriculture, Gardening, Resource efficiency, Waste & recycling, Water Management ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Filters & Membranes
VUNA designs & implements specialised sanitation systems to: - recover nutrients & water - save water - avoid costly sewers Participation: VUNA designs & implements specialised sanitation systems to:- recover nutrients & water- save water - avoid costly sewers
Waste Allocation Systems 2016
VD
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ]
Manual waste compactor (reduces 60 liters of waste in 17 liters) named e-crush for households and SMEs. Can be used for all types of waste: household, PET bottles, aluminum or cardboard.
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