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
Ström (ATSHOME) 2017
BE
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity efficiency, Energy management solutions, Heating and cooling energy ] Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies, Smart device, Smarthome & building
ATSHOME AG is providing solar and heat pump system that allows a positive financial and ecological return on investment.
thingdust 2017
LU
validation
Construction & buildings [ Construction of buildings, Information technology, Resource efficiency ] Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data, Smart device, Smarthome & building
thingdust optimizes office spaces and buildings by internet of things and machine learning technology. It automatically monitors and manages all kinds of spaces - meeting rooms, desks, .... It empowers facility managers to proactively respond to changing demands of clients for workspace.
TwistOut 2017
SG
growth
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.
WindShape 2017
GE
growth
Transport & Mobility Drone & flight
WindShape pushes forward the limits of innovation by leading drones into a new generation of wind and weather test bench.
WormUp 2017
ZH
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Food production & retail, Waste & recycling ] Low technology
Recycle your kitchen scraps at home, Compact. Odorless. Elegant. WormUp HOME is the first ceramic Worm Bin that produces compost from kitchen waste.
Yova 2017
ZH
growth
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ 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.
Zarawind 2017
ZH
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] Wind energy
Our Lighter-Than-Air wind power system is designed compact, cost-effective and eco-friendly to be used in remote off-grid locations. For the installation of the wind power system at that altitude, the use of a buoyant gas aerostat allows the user to carry an electrical generator
Zevvy (EVG-Zentrum) 2017
LU
growth
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Energy efficiency ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Supports the development of community solar projects (EVG) and runs the software Zevvy to help customers with the billing of solar power systems for "Eigenverbrauch"
zoë circular building 2017
BS
validation
Construction & buildings [ Construction of buildings, Resource efficiency, Resource sufficiency ]
Building with natural, untreated and local materials: healthy, sustainable and affordable.
Advantec Polymers 2017
ZH
formation
Construction & buildings, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Construction of buildings ] New chemical materials
production of chemical, which reduces energy demand in production of wood boards, and reselling the wood.
cofoundme 2017
ZG
validation
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!
collaboratio helvetica 2017
BE
formation
Behavioural change [ Unknown ]
We create spaces for dialogue, new ways of collaboration and the collective development of approaches to shaping the Switzerland of tomorrow –built on ecological responsibility, humanity and the common good.
Enlightware 2017
ZH
validation
Communication, Media, Education or Games [ Games ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Video and Film
Empowering Humans at the Age of Artificial Intelligence. We pursue the mission to foster autonomy, creativity and collaboration skills of each individual through digital products. For more information, read our social impact description.
Fair Voyage 2017
ZH
growth
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.
IDUN Technologies 2017
ZH
validation
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Healthcare, Information technology ] IT data usage, Sensors
IDUN Technologies Ltd. is a biosensor company based in Zurich, Switzerland. Coming from a stretchable electronics research group from ETH Zurich, IDUN is developing and producing soft and dry conductive electrodes for biopotential monitoring (ECG, EEG, EMG). With a unique and patented surface structure these electrodes provide high quality signals with skin-friendly materials without electrolyte gel.
Crick (Insekterei GmbH) 2017
ZH
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Low technology
Crick produces insect-based foods.
Mastercoldbrewer (re-coffee) 2017
SG
formation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Low technology
Coffee - Drinks that are manufactured without the effects of heat. This lead to preserved aromas and vitamines. The products are fair and mostly organic.
neverain 2017
ZH
growth
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps, Transport & Mobility e-bike, e-mobility
Thanks to a multifunctional overall, cycling should in future be a pleasure regardless of the weather.
Novaris (Soneva) 2017
LU
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Enabling technologies, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
"soneva" is a airtight drawer with a vacuum. This stopps 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 conserce food like bred, fruits etc. that should not be stored in the fridge.
novatlantis 2017
ZH
validation
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.
RB2 Robotics 2017
VD
formation
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas)
We are a spin-off from the HEIG-VD Intelligent Data Analysis Laboratory based at the EPFL innovation park. We are developing state of the art deep learning models that enable robots to make smart and secure decisions only based on what they see just like humans do.
Remretech 2017
AG
formation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Enabling technologies
Recycling technology for strategically & technologically important rare earths from magnet e-wastes. The founder Ajay Patil aims to develop a portable recycling unit for e-waste and resource management.
SeaBubbles 2017
GE
validation
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Transport & Mobility [ Maritime and waterways transport ] Electric batteries
A futuristic, zero-emission new design of water taxi, called SeaBubbles. The vehicle represents a milestone in the development of new forms of transportation that do not impact the environment or place any burden on urban infrastructure.
Seefeld Style (YARN-TO-YARN) 2017
ZH
validation
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps [ clothes ] New chemical materials, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Seefeld Style produces trousers from the fabric made out of recycled yarn. YARN-TO-YARN® lifts the fashion industry into the Circular Economy with "the infinite yarn".
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.
Stadtpilze 2017
BS
formation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail ] Resource saving agricultural technologies
Stadtpilze GmbH cultivates mushrooms on coffee grounds to sell for culinary uses regionally in Basel.
XFarm 2018
TI
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture ] e-mobility, Fleet management, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Wearable devices or apps
xFarm is a digital platform helping the farmers to manage their activities. It is composed of a cloud-based field management software, IoT field sensors gathering meteorological and environmental data, and an open app store for decision support services.
Zum guten Heinrich 2020
ZH
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Catering, Food production & retail, Restaurants ] Low technology
Sustainable catering delivered by Food-Bike fight Food-Wast; uses high quality and shapeless fruit and vegetables that cannot be sold - because they are not of the standard size. This reduces the amount of fruit and vegetables that remain in the fields with the farmers or end up in the biogas plant.
1H2O3 2018
LU
growth
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Water Management ] Water pollution abatement
Water Treatment Package - All in one package that makes wastewater treatment affordable and easy.
9T Labs 2018
ZH
formation
Construction & buildings, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Building technology ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
9T Labs advances lightweight design by simplifying the use of high-performance materials with 3D Printing using industry grade carbon fiber composites
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