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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
Fairwalter 2017
ZH
established
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Building technology, Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
We are the platform for digital rental. Fairwalter is an innovative B2B2C platform that enables landlords, owners, tenants and service providers to work together smoothly. Our customers can more than double their productivity thanks to automated processes without media discontinuity, make better decisions based on data and have more satisfied employees and customers thanks to intuitive usability.
Fixposition 2017
ZH
growth
[ Information technology ] Geophysical & technical, IT Software, Sensors
Fixposition offers its high-precision Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) technology and computer vision-based navigation devices to customers in the market segments of professional Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), ground robotics and automotive.
geoimpact 2017
BE
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Geoimpact runs the web-based platform Swiss Energy Planning which can be used throughout Switzerland. Energy potential can be detected at any location based on intuitive apps and intelligent services. Planning becomes digital, collaborative and simple. geoimpact focus on making the models of the future transparent with intuitive applications in the fields of energy, smart city and geoinformation. An agile approach enables efficient development processes and rapid implementation of complex requirements.
GRZ Technologies 2017
FR
validation
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction,Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Energy storage ] Battery, Enabling technologies, Hydrogen technology and fuel cells, Renewable technologies, Synthetic fuels (e.g. power to liquid)
GRZ Technologies Ltd. is a company active in the field of renewable energy storage. Two products were released in 2017: a Hydrogen Compressor (HyCo) and an Advanced Gas Analysing System (AGAS). Both are laboratory equipment for the scientific community as well as for quality control in industry
Hegias 2017
ZH
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Construction of buildings, Information technology ] IT data usage, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
The world’s first automated and browser-based content management system (CMS) solution for visualizing and communicating with virtual reality (VR) for the construction and real estate industry. HEGIAS VR lets your customer walk thru an unbuilt house, re-furniture it by his touch and buy it having seen and felt it.
Heizungsmacher 2017
BS
growth
[ Construction of buildings, Heating and cooling energy ] Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies
Heizungsmacher AG, is a Swiss company specialising in the replacement of old heating systems with modern heat pumps as well as the planning and installation of photovoltaic systems in the segment of detached and semi-detached houses.
hiLyte 2018
NE
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Electricity efficiency, Energy storage ] Battery
hiLyte-Power is a Swiss-based startup that aims at providing cheap clean energy for people who still use kerosene for lighting. The hiLyte battery produces enough power to both charge a phone and give light to a room for one night. All the consumables being non-toxic and easy to find everywhere on Earth. Even if the product is still in development, the field testing in summer 2018 has shown a very strong need for this product. The crowdfunding planed early 2019 will lead to put on sale the first batteries where it is needed. In addition of being a solution for light and phone charging to those without electricity access, the hiLyte battery is an excellent tool for teaching chemistry in schools worldwide.
Hive Power 2019
TI
validation
[ Electricity grids & flexibility, Energy efficiency, Information technology ] IT blockchain or algorithms
Hive Power provides a SaaS for Smart Grid Analytics, to help Energy Suppliers and Grid Operators in optimising their operations and asset management. The solution includes tools for the forecasting of energy demand, scheduling of hydropower plant, designing new tariff schemes, and optimal management of energy communities and aggregated flexible loads.
Houzy 2017
ZH
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Construction of buildings, Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Houzy is a young PropTech start-up and offers innovative tools and a strong network of experts for homeowners on its open MyHouzy platform.
Yova 2017
ZH
growth
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Financing and financial services ] Low technology
Yova is a digital platform for investing with a sustainability impact. Yova customers invest directly into companies that help solve global challenges and make a difference in topics they care about. Renewable energies, gender equality, circular economy – they can decide which topics they want to invest in. All investments are tailored to the customer’s needs and values. At the same time, they are professionally diversified and designed for long-term returns. The customers get both: sustainability impact and financial return. With the Yova platform, everyone can become an impact investo.
KITRO 2017
VD
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management,Recreation, hotels & restaurants [ Resource efficiency, Restaurants, Waste & recycling ] Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
Measuring and reducing food waste in restaurants and canteens with user-friendly solution that reduces cost and wasted resources.
Koa-Impact 2017
ZH
growth
[ Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail, Resource efficiency ] Low technology
At Koa, we redefine the perception of value creation in the cocoa value chain of rural West Africa. By utilising the so far discarded cocoa pulp, we increase the farmer’s income by 30% and reduce food waste by 40%. The new technology is carbon neutral and solar powered. Thanks to the decentral extraction, we can directly work with more than 1’000 farmers. Koa’s 100% traceable and modularly scalable operations enhance livelihood in rural communities significantly while carrying a delicious and exotic flavour into the world.
LEDCity 2017
ZH
growth
[ Construction of buildings, Electricity efficiency ] LED, Lighting
LEDCity develops autonomous lights with various integrated sensors to let them decide by itself if and how much light is needed. Savings up to 90% are possible.
Lookthrough 2017
AR
validation
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction [ Environmental monitoring, Information technology ] IT data usage, IT Software, Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
Lookthrough provides tools to streamline the collection and organization of bulk investment data. Fueling ESG reporting on non-public assets for better and more socially responsible investing. From investment due diligence and reporting to task delegation and automation. With a full audit trail to assure individual and corporate responsibility with limited liability.
MeduSoil 2018
VD
validation
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Unknown ] Construction: Resource or material optimisation
Medusoil is an EPFL spin-off and applies world's first ground bio-stabilization technology to mainstream construction problems. By coupling traditional construction practice with lab-developed, nature-based biochemical carriers we reduce application costs, minimize equipment requirements and increase long-term resistance against failures and environmental threats.
MPower Ventures AG 2017
ZH
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Electricity, Energy storage, Financing and financial services, Information technology ] Battery, Photovoltaics
MPower Ventures finances and distributes affordable solar systems to a market of 1.3 bn potential customers in emerging markets. MPower enables them to power their homes and businesses independently from the electricity grid or fossil fuel-based electricity production systems.
Nanogence SA 2017
VD
growth
[ Building technology, Construction of infrastructure (roads, bridges ..) ] Construction : Increase efficiency or renewable energy use., Construction: Resource or material optimisation, New chemical materials, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Nanogence develops smart nanoadditives for construction sector allowing cost and carbon footprint reduction. The products are integrated directly into current cement and concrete manufacturing processes.
ECO-TSAPI (Neotex Concept) 2017
FR
growth
Waste recovery, recycling and re-use
eco-tsapi consists of a fabric impregnated with beeswax and organic jojoba oil. Called wrap in English or bees wrap in the jargon of consum'actors, it allows you to pack food in a simple and 100% natural way. The advantage: it is reusable because it is washable!
NIKIN GmbH 2017
AG
growth
[ Forestry, Functional clothes ] Wood or forest technologies
NIKIN is a sustainable clothing brand from Switzerland that plants a tree for each product. Our mission: We want to support global reforestation by planting one tree for every product sold. Here on our Linkedin page you will find regular information about NIKIN, inspiration for a sustainable lifestyle or how the NIKIN family works every day. Join us on our journey and help to make the world a greener place.
Novaris (Soneva) 2017
LU
validation
[ Food production & retail ] Enabling technologies, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
"soneva" is an airtight drawer with a vacuum. This stops the oxidation process of food. This keeps food fresh and of high quality for longer. The food is stored in the Vacuum drawer stored in gastro containers. Each container is vacuumed separately. The customer can choose the size of these containers himself. With this system, it is possible to reduce the consumption of plastic and conserve food like bred, fruits etc. that should not be stored in the fridge.
onCyt Microbiology 2017
ZH
validation
Health & House & Body Care [ Healthcare, Water Management ] Bio technologies
Our hard- and software add-ons turn the bench-top flow cytometer that you already own and trust, or the one that will meet your needs best into a fully automated on-line sampling and measurement device. We combine the best of two worlds by providing smart automation add-ons to established flow cytometers with known high performance.
Oxygen at Work 2017
ZH
growth
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ air quality ] IT data usage
Oxygen at Work GmbH helpd companies reduce health care and energy costs by using data analytics and specific plants to improve office indoor air quality.
Pexapark 2017
ZH
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Pexapark enables better renewable energy sales in subsidy-free markets through a combination of software tools and PPA transaction services. We provide developers & operators with revenue management, hedge risk analysis and optimization capabilities and enable them to participate the open market with the confidence of full energy sales & trading compliment. Our award-winning PexaQuote provides the standardized pricing methodology across the range of PPA contracts, term lengths and asset types. Sellers and buyers execute PPA transactions with our advisory service. Last but not least, we connect producers and off-takers, provide historical deal trends and reduce search costs through our community platform PexaConnect. Together they form a seamless platform to better enable renewable energy sales.
Pick-e-Bike 2018
BS
growth
[ Mobility & Fleet management ] e-bike, e-mobility, Fleet management
Pick-e-Bike is your sharing system for e-bikes and e-scooters in different Swiss regions. Fast, easy and cheap.
Quartierstrom 2017
ZH
stagnant
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ 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)
R&D Cycling 2017
VS
growth
[ Recreation, Sport ] Communication, e-bike, Low technology
In the heart of the Valais Alps, R&D Cycling has developed a unique platform of complementary skills and an exceptional network for the creation of federative events, the development of innovative products and an offer of excellent services.
simplee 2017
ZH
growth
[ Mobility & Fleet management ] e-vehicle charging
Electromobility & charging management: We offer you the easiest way to get started with sustainable loading solutions. This requires good planning, intelligent products, scalable billing plan standards and transparent communication along all project stages. From the analysis, through a uniform and scalable charging concept to the implementation of the installation.
smart conversion 2017
LU
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Heating and cooling energy ] Cooling technology, Heat industrial usage, Heating in buildings
The Delta-Stirling is a new generator for the conversion of heat energy into electricity. In the reverse process, the Delta-Stirling can also generate cold and heat energy by supplying electricity, as in a refrigeration compressor. In the moment we are developing a cooling unit that does without climate-damaging refrigerants!
Smart Energy Link (SEL) 2017
BE
validation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy management solutions ] IT network, Solarthermal energy
Smart Energy Link makes solar power usable in multi-party houses and in residential areas: simple, economical and ecological. The intelligent control system optimizes the own consumption of solar power and measures and bills the energy consumption within own consumption communities.
SMT Energy 2017
ZH
restructuring, on hold, no development
[ Electricity, Energy efficiency ] Battery, Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Physical & chemical & nano technologies, Smart device, Smarthome & building
Development, manufacturing and marketing of safe, reliable and economical SMT Energy Storage System that enables customers to manage their resources more effectively and sustainably. In the Redox Flow System the Energy is stored as aqueous liquids in separate tanks allowing to independently scale Power and Energy.
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