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
Hades Technologies 2019
ZH
formation
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Environmental monitoring, Information technology ] IT data usage
Automatically detecting defects in sewer inspection videos - not only much faster, but also objective and less error-prone.
iWin 2019
TI
validation
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Construction & buildings, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy Production ] Photovoltaics
We patented an innovative window solution to integrate flexible thin film photovoltaic cells into windows blinds without compromising the design and the operation of the system. With iWin you can first protect your house from overheating in summer, reducing the energy bill and second it produces renewable electricity. iWin has reached the Proof of Concept (PoC) stage and now we are building the large size prototype. Participation: iWin turns high-rise and fully glazed buildings into power plants through an innovative window solution that integrate flexible thin film photovoltaic cells into windows blinds without compromising the design and the operation of the system.
Live Track AG 2019
SG
validation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Environmental monitoring, Information technology, Resource efficiency, Transport & logisticsof goods, Waste & recycling ] Fleet management, Internet of Things, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Sensors, Smartcity, Waste management technologies, Waste recovery, recycling and re-use
SMART. INTELLIGENT. AND EFFICIENT. Live Track AG reinvents the management of silos and containers and the associated disposal and supply logistics. Thanks to an open platform that is independent of hardware manufacturers and the intelligent analytic of real-time data, we optimise the frequencies, routes and loading of vehicles. This solution saves you time and money and significantly reduces CO2 emissions
Match my Bike 2019
VS
validation
Transport & Mobility [ Road vehicles and transport ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Smart device
Match my Bike is a platform for sharing bikes between individuals. Thanks to a smartphone application and a connected padlock, cyclists can book two-wheelers in different cities within the community. In exchange, they make their bikes available when they are parked at the station.
MEMBRASENZ 2019
VD
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy management solutions ]
MEMBRASENZ is engaged into development, production and commercialization of gas-separating membranes to be used in alkaline electrolysers and other energy conversion systems.
Mirai Foods 2019
ZH
validation
Communication, Media, Education or Games [ Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail, Media, Service pooling ]
CellAgri is a news and insights platform that explores the future of food with cellular agriculture. We share the latest news and updates relating to the ever-changing field of cellular agriculture, from the latest updates to the growing number of companies around the world. We offer a number of resources to help visitors learn more about cellular agriculture and how it can help us develop a sustainable food system for the future, from events to the first eBook about cellular agriculture. CellAgri's platform also tracks and promotes all the major and upcoming players in the field. Providing them the ability to post and share their latest news and job openings.
naanu 2020
ZH
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Food production & retail, Healthcare ] Bio technologies
Vegan supplement alternatives that are simple, enjoyable and healthy. HappyBites provide 100% daily needs of Vitamin B12, Vitamin D and Omega 3, and provide a high source of Calcium, Iron and Zinc.
Nagi Bioscience 2019
VD
validation
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Environmental monitoring, Healthcare ] Bio technologies
Nagi Bioscience is an innovative high-tech startup operating in the BioTech field, located in the heart of the Swiss "Health Valley"​. Nagi Bioscience revolutionizes the way toxic and beneficial effects of substances are tested today, with the first “Organism-on-Chip” technology: ethical alternative to animal testing and key to boost innovation and efficiency in the pharmaceutical, cosmetic, and chemical industries.
NeoCarbons 2019
VD
formation
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction [ air quality ] Air pollution abatement, Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Carbon capture and storage
We fight against global warming by removing excess CO2 from the atmosphere. We do this in a clever way so that carbon chains built from CO2 are competitive with fossil-based substitutes (oil, gas, coal ). NeoCarbons™ provides industrial solutions for the effective remediation of effluent CO2 and/or for the economic production of high value added chemicals via the generation of micro-algae biomass. Targeted industries that will benefit from NeoCarbons™ technology include pharmaceuticals, food, cosmetics, nutraceuticals, energy and transportation.
Neustark 2019
BE
formation
Construction & buildings [ Construction of buildings, Construction of infrastructure (roads, bridges ..) ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Construction: Resource or material optimisation
Creates climate positive construction materials by turning CO2 into minerals
Novalytica 2019
BE
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Construction of buildings, Information technology ] IT data usage
Novalytica is a Data Science Boutique that supports organizations with its expertise in handling data. We simplify access to a variety of data sources for technical and business-oriented users with user-friendly, modern data tools. Access to local information describing how a neighbourhood, community or region is developing is becoming increasingly important for decision-makers in the field of real-estate, finance and public decisions.
Ormera 2019
BE
formation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Information technology ] IT blockchain or algorithms
Ormera is an blockchain based online platform for administration and invoicing local grids. Ormera simplifies the complexity of electricity billing and the associated administrative processes as a service. Ormera ist designed for tenants, local grid owners or investors for PV plants.
oxara 2019

validation
Construction & buildings [ Construction of buildings ] Construction: Resource or material optimisation, Physical & chemical & nano technologies, Waste recovery, recycling and re-use
The ETH-Spin-off is developing healthy and affordable floors for the more than 75% of the local Rwandan families living in dirty homes due to lack of good floors.
Planted 2019
ZH
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Bio technologies
Planted produces food products from plants, that replace meat, taste good an contain healthy ingrediants. Only a handful of carefully selected ingredients go into Planted: pea protein, pea fiber, sunflower oil and water.
Plutinsus 2019
ZH
validation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Environmental monitoring ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Plutinsus creates smart grids, smart utilities, smart districts and cities, and smart buildings in order to gain efficiencies that have not been possible before. The growing complexity that results from an ever tighter integration of the various technical components and business partners and an ever smarter coordination among them can easily turn into a risk. Those who find the appropriate ways to manage these risks can take advantage of these new opportunities from the envisioned efficiency gains. Plutinsus provides the tools to help businesses understand their current and future risks that arise from these complexities.
ReoR20 2019
ZH
formation
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Environmental monitoring, Natural hazards & catastrophe prevention & protection ] Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
REOR20 provides the latest technology for the most precise and efficient mitigation of natural and man made catastrophes.
ResiLi 2019
FR
validation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Food, Farming or Forestry [ Energy efficiency, Resource efficiency, Resource sufficiency ] Filters & Membranes
ResiLi takes the slaughtherhouses wastewater and filter it with high-tech filtration so this water can go back to the process using less energy than normal.
Roll2Go 2019
ZH
validation
Transport & Mobility [ Information technology, Mobility & Fleet management, Recreation ] e-motorbike, e-motorcycle, e-scooter, IT data usage
Roll2Go is an integrator of micro-mobility. We build on top of recent international success of free-floating rental schemes with e-scooters and bicycles and aim to foster their long-term potential for urban mobility.
Swiss Precision Lighting (SPL) 2019
FR
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Electricity efficiency ]
We develop high-precision lighting systems that significantly reduce light pollution in adjacent areas and power consumption compared to conventional systems.
Unisers 2019
ZH
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Engineering ] Photovoltaics, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Detection of trace-impurities in ultrapure water UNISERS created a fully-automated universal chemical sensor capable of identifying multiple and different impurities in water. This technology will help the semiconductors industry to maintain the purity level of the rinsing water in the chip production, eventually improving the reliability and the manufacturing yield of the chips.
v-locker 2019
ZH
formation
Transport & Mobility [ Construction of infrastructure (roads, bridges ..), Road vehicles and transport ] e-bike
V-Locker is a very compact, automatic parking and storage system that allows e-bikes and bicycles to be parked on the smallest possible space requirements.
V.P.S. VALAIS PEROVSKITE SOLAR 2019
VS
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy management solutions, Engineering ] Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies
VPS – Valais Perovskite Solar is a company based in Switzerland with the focus on Molecular Engineering of Functional Materials for Photovoltaic and Light-emitting applications.
Aluminium Electric Storage 2019
SZ
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy storage ] Energy storage other than batteries
HybridStock - Hybrid seasonal storage system for renewable heat and electricity based on an aluminium redox cycle
catch-e 2019
SG
validation
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.
Clean Motion 2019
VD
formation
Health & House & Body Care
Develops self-disinfecting door handles to avoid germ transmission.
CO2 Free Truck 2019

formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management, Road vehicles and transport ] Climate technologies, Energy storage other than batteries, Renewable technologies
Captures the CO2 emitted by truck and store it. The CO2 can then be sold on the CO2 market or transformed in fuel. The patented technology is researched at the EPFL
eQtiq 2019
ZH
formation
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Information technology, Resource efficiency, Waste & recycling ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
With eQtiq - Receipt 2.0 secure, easy and eco-friendly interactive receipt archive - purchasing history is available always when needed enhancing user experience & client-merchant relationship.
Flybotix 2019
VD
formation
Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management ] Drone & flight
FlybotiX technology aims to double the flight time of compact drones. We use our technology as a building block to create a 350mm, dual rotor, collision tolerant drone. The system is suitable for in-structure and indoor inspection. The technology is usable in virtually any drone application.
Green Mountain (Hilcona AG) 2019

validation
Swiss vegetarian food production with tasty products without meat.
Infrascreen 2019
NE
formation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture ] New chemical materials, Resource saving agricultural technologies
We used nano-technologies to design the next generation of greenhouse screens. Our screens are game changer in terms of performance and impact. Participation: We used nano-technologies to design the next generation of greenhouse screens. Our screens are game changer in terms of performance and impact.
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