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
Novaton 2010
ZH
established
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Transport & Mobility [ Electricity, Engineering ] Climate technologies, Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies
NOVATON builds sea worthy NOVA Solar Islands of various sizes - floating solar islands, rotate for optimal sunlight to industrial energy production; In addition they devloped NOVACAT, a solar operated autonomous surface vehicle to navigate autonomously on high seas and other water surfaces
NVTerra 2010
VS
validation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Resource efficiency, Water Management ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
NVterra S.A. is a Swiss-based technology company specialized in water purification with clean technologies, such as electrolysis, which are often combined with other physic-chemical and biological treatments.
Qualysense 2010
ZH
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail, Forestry ] Enabling technologies
QualySense develops high-end solutions for a safe and sustainable food supply. By pioneering single-kernel analysis, combining two sensing technologies - QualySense is helping seed breeders, food companies and inspection agencies to achieve excellence in nutrition, health and safety.
SwissGeoPower Engineering 2010
AG
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Heating and cooling energy ] Geothermal energy
SwissGeoPower Engineering AG constructs, operates, rents and sells power plants nationally and internationally for the production of primarily electricity and secondarily heat from deep geothermal energy. These are closed petro-geo-energy power plants, which produce electricity and heat in a clean, sustainable and self-sufficient manner, which guarantees autonomy.
CTU Clean Technology Universe 2010
ZH
sold but still independently active
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Resource efficiency, Waste & recycling ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Synthetic fuels (e.g. power to liquid)
Waste treatment with Responsibility and Value Recovery
Gastros Switzerland 2010
ZH
established
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Engineering ] Heat Exchanger, Heat industrial usage
Gastros Switzerland redefines the way of how food can be kept warm. We offer a genuine alternative for professionals from the catering industry who like to feed their guests at modern, multi-functional and individually designed buffets.
Pingen 2010
ZH
growth
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) Enabling technologies
Pingen is a web based service to automate the process of sending electronic documents as postal letters. By partnering with professional print companies distributed across various markets, Pingen achieves faster deliveries, cheaper prizes while even reducing the carbon footprint.
Renergon International 2010
TG
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Bio technologies, Renewable technologies
RENERGON extracts value from organic waste in creating valuable, sustainable products such as biofuel, biogas, renewable energy, compost, fertilizer, & biochar - always combineRenergon International AG with global social and environmental responsibility.
streamwise 2010
ZH
established
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas), Transport & Mobility [ Engineering ] Enabling technologies, IT data usage, Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
Fluid sensor: innovation and problem-tailored advice in thermodynamics and fluid dynamics. Data analytics is the logical consequence of our work as engineers. Wireless sensor solutions.
ActLight 2011
VD
established
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Health & House & Body Care, Transport & Mobility [ Electricity efficiency, Energy sufficiency, Resource efficiency, Road vehicles and transport ] Construction: Resource or material optimisation, Drone & flight, Internet of Things, LED, Optic devices, Photovoltaics, Sensors, Wearable devices or apps
ActLight focuses on the field of CMOS photonics by developing a new type of photodetector, the Dynamic PhotoDiode (DPD). Being a fabless company, ActLight specializes in the Intellectual Property (IP) of this area and operates primarily in the IP licensing business model. The mission is: Invent innovative semiconductor solutions. The patented CMOS-based photonics technology allows the substantial improvement of the efficiency and accuracy of various light sensing applications, such as Time-Of-Flight (TOF) based range meters, vital signs monitoring, 3D/2D cameras and much more. ActLight operates in the Internet of Things (IoT) market, with a focus on mobile and wearable devices, healthcare/medtech, autonomous driving, drones and robotics.
Bcomp 2011
FR
established
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Engineering ] Material & Products based on biomass, New chemical materials
Under the tagline “play naturally smart”, Bcomp has defined what looks like a paradox at first sight as its mission: designing and marketing sustainable intermediate goods with no compromise on performance. Bcomp replace aluminum, carbon- or glass fibre composites and make structures more efficient in terms of weight, resistance, rigidity, shock absorption, and damping. Bcomp serves different industries such as sports & leisure, motorsports and automotive, as well as aerospace.
BEN Energy 2011
ZH
established
Behavioural change, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
BEN Energy develops and operates Europe's leading Energy Analytics Platform. The platform combines big data analytics and behavioural science to predict relevant customer behaviour. Also is used to optimize customer portfolio and processes and conduct potential analysis of commodity and products
bNovate Technologies 2011
VD
established
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas), Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Engineering, Healthcare, Water Management ] Bio technologies, Optic devices
Fully automated online detection of bacteria in drinking water in 20 minutes.
BoxTango 2011
AR
growth
Transport & Mobility [ Electricity efficiency, Rail transport, Transport & logisticsof goods ] e-cargo, e-mobility
BoxTango moves containers horizontally between road and rail with a newly developed transshipment technology. Intermodal Transport involves the transportation of freight using multiple modes of transportation (rail, ship and/or truck).
CleanFIZZ 2011
GE
growth
Construction & buildings, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Construction of buildings, Resource efficiency, Resource sufficiency, Waste & recycling ] Hydro energy (small scale), Photovoltaics, Physical & chemical & nano technologies, Renewable technologies
CleanFizz is a Swiss based company developing innovations to promote the solar industry. CleanFizz S.A. has developed an innovative solution “Integrated ElectroDynamic Cleaning” to revolutionize the solar panel industry with an entirely new self-cleaning method based on electrostatic waves.
CleanGreens 2013
VD
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail ] agricultural technologies
CleanGreens (previously CombaGroup) is an award-winning Swiss agro-tech company that provides innovative farming solutions in mobile aeroponics. Our patented technology greatly reduces water consumption and contamination risks while offering maximum productivity per square meter.
ecoRobotix 2011
VD
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture ] agricultural technologies, Automated or self driving, Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data, Photovoltaics
ecorobotix develops, produces and sells innovative farming machines that require low energy and that reduce the negative ecological impact of modern agriculture, while keeping costs competitive.
enersis suisse 2011
BE
established
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Information technology ] Enabling technologies, Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Smartgrid
Enersis focuses on Visual Energy Analytics, with special competences in the areas of energy / utilities, Big Data, Data Science and Analytics. They offer a cloud-based software platform and applications along the complete energy value chain to utilities, smart cities and energy-intense companies. The solution turns data into assets by connecting and visualizing existing customer and additional external data leading to the information platform vision of the Digital Energy Boardroom.
esave 2011
GR
growth
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency ] LED, Lighting
Street lamps can be dimmed automatically via esave's slControl as long as little or no light is needed. If the sensors detect pedestrians, cyclists or cars, the intensity of the lighting is adjusted specifically for a certain section of road.
Fluid Solids 2011
ZH
growth
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas), Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Construction of buildings, Engineering, Resource efficiency, Waste & recycling ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Bio technologies, Material & Products based on biomass
FluidSolids Ltd. is a leader in developing custom-made biocomposites that do not compete with the production of food since the material is made from organic waste and by-products.
Freshape 2011
FR
growth
Construction & buildings, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Food, Farming or Forestry [ Building technology, Electricity, Engineering, Farming & agriculture, Resource efficiency ] Construction : Increase efficiency or renewable energy use., Construction: Resource or material optimisation, Renewable technologies
Freshape is an established tech company based in Switzerland and China offering a new generation of sustainable and patented technologies developed in-house to enable a convenient lifestyle, while reducing the footprint on our planet. The rise of advanced green technologies, combined with distributed approaches, enables a more balanced living. These two ingredients are both necessary to overcome the massive challenges in the fight against global warming. Let’s work together to protect natural resources and foster social developments.
Geoazimut 2011
FR
established
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Engineering, Environmental monitoring, Natural hazards & catastrophe prevention & protection ] Geophysical & technical, Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
GeoAzimut Sàrl is a company active in the fields of geosciences, geographical information systems and electronics.
Koord 2016
FR
validation
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) Drone & flight, Motor & actuator
KOORD provides customized mechatronic solutions optimized for the needs of companies as well as research and development offices. Our multidisciplinary know-how in the fields of mechanics, electronics and software offers you a complete support for the development of your products, from the feasibility study to the production of series.
La Petite Epicerie 2018
VD
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
La Petite Epicerie is a new way of getting local supplies. It is a room filled with products from local producers with free access 24-7 using our mobile application. It's not only the tool that lets you do your shopping anytime, but it's also a source of information on how and who produces what you eat.
MyStrom 2011
BE
established
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency ] Enabling technologies, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, LED, Lighting, Smart device, Wearable devices or apps
myStrom (by Swisscom AG) provides Smart Home products like smart plugs, WiFi Switch, WiFi Blub to create digitalized house (via App) and to save energy, in houses. Customers are mostly private households but they also sell to other companies.
Novaccess 2011
VD
growth
Construction & buildings, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Transport & Mobility [ Electricity efficiency, Information technology, Road vehicles and transport ] Internet of Things, Lighting, Sensors, Smartcity, Smart device
Novaccess is a start-up company developing innovative products for to the Web of Things. We make physical objects smarter, by interconnecting them through a ubiquitous software fabric. Our deep expertise in hardware, networking and software technologies allows us to craft end-to-end solutions with unprecedented levels of customization, efficiency and manageability. We create value across diverse application domains.
PHYSEOS 2011
VS
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy efficiency ] Construction : Increase efficiency or renewable energy use., Renewable technologies
Physeos focuses its activities on sustainable development and energy efficiency in the built environment and industrial processes. Physeos provides solutions to reduce the need for investment in energy infrastructure, cut fuel costs, increase competitiveness and improve consumer welfare. Main activities: • Energy optimization in buildings and industrial processes, • Building physics, numerical simulation, • Distributed energy production systems, • Education and training for professionals.
Polarmond Outdoor 2017
ZH
established
Recreation, hotels & restaurants [ Recreation, Sport ] Enabling technologies
The company develops, produces and markets the world’s first self-warming and temperature controllable sleep shells, bivouacs and tents with dehumidification management.
Pvsyst 2011
GE
established
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Electricity, Energy efficiency, Resource efficiency ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Photovoltaics
PVsyst design, develop and sale software or other products to promote responsible energy management, more particularly in the field of photovoltaics. They also do consulting and training activities. PVsyst also support renewable energy projects, especially in developing countries.
Smart Parking Systems 2011
OW
validation
Transport & Mobility [ Road vehicles and transport ] Enabling technologies, Smartcity
Smart Parking Systems AG offers a compelling vertical, robotic parking solutions and automated parking systems to the challenge of limited parking space. The Rotary Parker is an unique Automated Mechanical Rotary Parking System is designed to permit up to a maximum of 12 cars or 12 SUV’s to be parked easily and safely, on the surface area required to park 2 cars.
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