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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
GreenGT 2008
VD
growth
Transport & Mobility [ Electricity efficiency, Engineering ] e-car, e-mobility, Hydro energy, Renewable technologies, Synthetic fuels (e.g. power to liquid)
GreenGT is an independent Swiss company that has designed and developed high-performance clean and durable electric-hydrogen propulsion systems since 2008. GreenGT technology is based on the use of the hydrogen-powered electric motor through the use of the fuel cell.
Misurio (energyon) 2008
VS
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity, Energy efficiency, Information technology, Many fields ] Electric batteries, Enabling technologies, Hydro energy, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Smartgrid
Software and consulting for optimizing economic decisions around utility investments in capacity, storage and grid
Signa-Terre 2008
GE
growth
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Energy audits and analysis for building energy use; Signa-Terre SA specialises in the energy monitoring of existing buildings and in assisting project owners in renovation/construction projects.
Swiss Fresh Water 2008
VD
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Energy efficiency, Resource efficiency, Water Management ] Filters & Membranes, Photovoltaics
Swiss Fresh Water (SFW) develops a low cost and decentralized water treatment system, working thanks to solar energy or to the grid. The maintenance is furthermore supported by an Online service platform on Internet.
Swiss Hydrogen 2008
FR
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] Hydro energy, Hydro energy (small scale), Wearable devices or apps
Swiss Hydrogen SA develops clean energy solutions for a variety of applications. The common factor is hydrogen! When produced using renewable energy, hydrogen becomes the ultimate clean energy vector, permitting zero-loss storage, simple scalability, and zero-emission electricity production. At Swiss Hydrogen, we strive to deliver tailor-made, turn-key solutions.
TellCo Europe 2008
TI
established
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency ] Lighting, Photovoltaics, Smartgrid, Smarthome & building
TellCo Europe Sagl based in Switzerland is an international company, active in renewable energy systems and design and production of Solar Lighting Solutions and Solar Electricity Solutions. TellCo Europe is a leading organisation with the ability to plan, design, deploy, develop, integrate, and supply products for ECO and SOLAR demands.
TVP Solar 2008
GE
growth
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Electricity, Energy efficiency, Engineering, Heating and cooling energy ] Photovoltaics, Solarthermal energy
TVP Solar SA is a Swiss company which designs, develops, manufactures and markets innovative, high-vacuum flat solar thermal panels based on a proprietary technology for cooling and heating applications. TVP Solar is a game-changer in the solar thermal industry, effectively competing with electricity in the cooling and industrial process heat markets, while introducing new thermal energy-producing roofs for the residential market.
Webmodus (SUN-D) 2008
AG
established
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency ] Lighting
We design and produce an exclusive, flexible and naturally adapting lighting system beyond comparison. The backbone of all our products is the same basic principle of redirecting light. SUN-Displays find their use as high standard, aesthetic eye catchers in foyers and entrance halls as well as part of exhibitions and events providing high flexibility for utilisation and a unique fusion of information and light. Whenever the backside of the screen is illuminated the frontside starts to shine. It doesn’t matter what light source you use.
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.
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.
Decentlab GmbH 2008
ZH
established
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management Enabling technologies
Decentlab GmbH has developed a measurement and monitoring system that delivers data to the computer without cabling. Data on the condition of bridges or trees, for example.
Energie Zukunft Schweiz 2006
BS
established
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Electricity grids & flexibility, Energy efficiency, Energy management solutions, Energy storage ] Electric batteries, 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.
EnvEve 2008
TI
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture, Forestry ] Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
EnvEve is an high tech company specialised in Internet of Things. It has developed a unique Internet of Things framework for outdoor applications with robust and reliable devices enable sophisticate analytics to support decision in Agriculture and Forests.
Fair Recycling (fondation) 2008
ZH
growth
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Low technology
Fair Recycling is the first organisation worldwide to combine climate protection with recycling. In Brazil, where the Swiss foundation's pioneering project is located, it recycles old refrigerators containing CFCs in cooperation with its local partner Indústria Fox, thus making an important contribution to climate protection. On the basis of this verification report, an independent registration body issues climate protection certificates, which the Foundation offers to Swiss partners. Fair Recycling is proud to be the climate partner of numerous companies that reduce a large part of their CO2 emissions with their own measures and only offset unavoidable emissions with climate protection certificates.
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.
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.
kWIQly 2008
BE
validation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Electricity efficiency, Financing and financial services ] Climate technologies, IT data usage, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
kWIQly interprets automatic meter reading data and identifies energy waste. Online discovery of energy saving opportunities from consumption data; kWIQly distils actionable insights from energy metering and weather data for energy managers. This allows energy retailers to support clients, ease acquisition, improve retention and drive cross-sales.
QWSTION 2011
ZH
established
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps Bio technologies, Material & Products based on biomass
Swiss backpack brand QWSTION is known for combining design and functionality with sustainability. Since 2008 the design studio has been developing versatile carry solutions for everyday use – with an understated look and a low environmental footprint.
Xperience GmbH (snowXpark) 2008
OW
validation
Recreation, hotels & restaurants [ Sport ] e-mobility
Rent an electro-powered snowmobile and discover your limits, while drifting and jetting around the tight curves on the market track with help of a lot of bodywork. The snowXpark is the highlight of every winter trip with its unique driving fun and the exciting racing atmosphere.
XyloPower 2008
ZH
established
Construction & buildings, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Electricity, Heating and cooling energy, Resource efficiency ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Hydro energy
systems for generating electricity and heat from wood; Xylo supplies turnkey systems for environmentally friendly and sustainable energy supply. By thermo-chemical conversion of organic energy sources, a synthesis gas for decentralized applications is generated in the DC fixed-bed gasification plant
Amphiro 2009
ZH
growth
Behavioural change, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Electricity efficiency, Resource sufficiency ] Enabling technologies, Hydro energy (small scale), IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Amphiro develops intelligent systems that indicate the energy consumption when using hot water - and motivate a conscious use of energy. amphiro displays the water and energy consumption directly when showering and thus promotes a conscious use of hot water.
AVA Biochem (5-hmf) 2015
ZG
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..)
AVA Biochem is the leading producer of 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural. 5-HMF serves as building block for many applications in several industries like packaging, construction, textile, cosmetics, food and health. By applying an innovative and highly efficient technology AVA Biochem has become the world’s first company to produce Swiss Made 5-HMF from biomass waste in June 2013. By putting into operation "Biochem-1", the world’s first sustainable industrial production plant for 5-HMF, we have set a clear milestone for the future production of bio based chemicals.
Biocom Energy 2009
VD
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..)
Limited liability company for the development and the promotion of new renewables energies, in particular the production and the distribution of biomass. Biocom Energy is specialized in the recycling of vegetables waste in biofuels mainly coming from shells and stones.
BNL Clean Energy 2009
ZG
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Transport & Mobility [ Electricity, Waste & recycling ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Renewable technologies
The BNL Clean Energy Group provides standardised modular Zero Emission Zero Residue Clean Energy plants for biomass and waste-to-energy solutions. It also helps with financing the solutions.
Climeworks 2009
ZH
growth
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction Climate technologies
Climeworks captures CO2 from air with the world’s first commercial carbon removal technology. Their direct air capture plants remove CO2 from the atmosphere to supply to customers and to unlock a negative emissions future.
CPD-Swiss 2012
AG
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Waste & recycling ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Renewable technologies
Production of bio-diesel from biomass, old oil and household waste.
Designwerk Technologies 2009
ZH
established
Transport & Mobility [ Engineering, Information technology ] e-car, e-mobility, e-vehicle charging
Designwerk sells charging stations (mobile and fix) and specialized in the development of electric vehicle and truck systems and battery. On clients behalf, they develop complete systems from the study to the prototype with regard to mechanics, electronics, software.
eSMART Technologies 2011
VD
established
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Information technology ] Enabling technologies, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Smarthome & building
eSMART develops intelligent systems for building automation. It can manage building functions like heating, lighting, electricity or videophone systems with a touchscreen in the living room or a smartphone app. The screen can also display the current use of electricity and water in real-time, informing occupants about energy consumption.
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