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).

Discover the companies by the business area and technology search filters,and sort the database by clicking on the arrows next to founding year, canton and phase.

More information on the filter categories is available here. If your startup or project is missing or if you would like more information, please get in touch and we would be happy to assist you.

Company Name Founding year Canton Phase Areas of Activity [Subareas] Technology
Beelong 2014
VD
established
Behavioural change, Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Food, Farming or Forestry, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Catering, Environmental monitoring, Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail, Resource efficiency, Restaurants ] Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
The Beelong indicator aims to reduce the impact of our food on the environment by providing practical keys to the restaurant industry. Beelong thus makes it possible to assess the environmental impact of food and drink purchases, by rating a product, a dish or even the entire food purchase of a kitchen from A to G. The main evaluation criteria are the origin of the food, the season, the production method, the degree of processing, and the impact on climate and resources. This indicator is an initiative of the Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne. Participation: The Beelong Eco-score provides a simple information on the sustainability of food products, thanks to a unique methodology. It helps restaurants and caterers reduce their environmental impact, as well as brands and food industries to be transparent with their consumers.
Chimpy (Batte.re) 2013
ZH
established
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] Electric batteries, Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Renewable technologies
Solar power compensated battery for small electronics; Battere offers the most convenient solution for people on the go to recharge their smartphone. Users pick up a pre-charged power bank, charge their smartphone on the go and return the power bank at any other point of sale. Available at 1000 PoS
Climate services 2013
FR
growth
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction [ Environmental monitoring ] Climate technologies
Climate Services offers tools and support to help companties and other organizations to manage risk and identify opportunities related to climate change. The company owns the online www.CO2-Platform.ch to quantify CO2 emissions and identify the most attractif projects.
Distran AG 2013
ZH
validation
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Natural hazards & catastrophe prevention & protection, Resource efficiency ] Acoustic materials & technologies e.g. noise, vibration mitigation, Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
Distran is a spin-off from the Autonomous System Lab, ETH Zurich, developing advanced acoustic sensors for industrial applications. Distran's goal is to reduce risks for industrial workers and the environmental impact of the industry through the use of sound sensing and technology.
Embotech 2013
ZH
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency, Engineering ] Enabling technologies, IT Software, Sensors
Embotech is a leading developer of cutting-edge decision-making software. Our embeddable software empowers autonomous systems to make decisions by solving complex optimization problems in milliseconds, bringing significant improvements in safety, productivity and energy efficiency.
Essento 2015
VD
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail, Restaurants ] Low technology
Essento is a company that specializes in edible insects. We develop, produce and market various specialities based on edible insects for the retail trade as well as the catering trade. Essento is a food-tech startup that provides the European and Swiss market with a locally produced, delicious and sustainable source of animal protein in the form of insects.
Exlterra 2013
GE
validation
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Resource sufficiency, Water Management ] Enabling technologies
At Exlterra we invent better ways to combat major challenges affecting our environment and civilization. Our disruptive technologies generate significant economic, environmental, and social value. Our first invention, patented in 2010, is called EGRP®. Thanks to its energy-passive, soil moisture management design, the EGRP revolutionizes the way to address many water issues. In 2017, we introduced an innovative and versatile light-weight drill rig HAZL, and in 2018 we announced our Nutrient Enrichment Passive System or NEPS. Which reinvigorates failing trees, and is already storming the fields of urban forestry, landscaping and commercial farming. Today, we continue working on improving our existing technology while continuing to pursue new projects and ideas. It is in our DNA to invent and market sustainable environmental technologies.
FAIRTIQ 2013
BE
validation
Transport & Mobility [ Rail transport, Road vehicles and transport ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
We are an innovative, dynamic company that makes travelling by public transport easier than ever before. The FAIRTIQ app offers the simplest, most cost-effective tickets - for travellers, transport authorities and public transport operators. After a greatly successful launch in Switzerland, we are now expanding into new markets. Our ultimate goal is to simplify sustainable mobility internationally.
UniqueTrace (FairTrace) 2013
VS
growth
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) Enabling technologies
FairTrace developed FairTrace Traceability Tool. It's an effective, innovative and patented computer software solution which ensure traceability of goods, ingredients and guarantee their origin.
Go Electric 2013
FR
established
Transport & Mobility e-mobility
Advice on clean mobility and selling/ retail of electric vehicles
gr3n 2013
TI
formation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Waste recovery, recycling and re-use
gr3n developed an innovative process, based on a new application of microwave technology to a well known chemical reaction which provides for the first time with an economically efficient chemical recycling process of PET (Polyethylene Terephtalate) and allows an industrial implementation of this recycling method. This new process can potentially change how PET is recycled worldwide with a huge financial benefit for the recycling industry.
greenmatch 2013
BL
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Financing and financial services ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Finance modelling tool for renewable energy projects and matchmaking plattform to find investors for green projects. Assess and structure renewable energy projects reliabily.
Imperix 2013
VS
growth
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity, Electricity efficiency, Electricity grids & flexibility ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Smartgrid
Imperix develops high-end control equipment and prototyping hardware for power electronics, drives, smart grids and related topics. Its products are designed to enable cutting-edge innovation in corporate and academic environments. They are especially valued for their ability to accelerate the implementation of laboratory-scale power converters and facilitate the derivation of high quality experimental results.
INNOmaterials 2013
JU
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Engineering ] Acoustic materials & technologies e.g. noise, vibration mitigation, Material & Products based on biomass, New chemical materials, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
INNOmaterials is a very new company, based in Switzerland and Luxembourg, whose concept is to help industries solve their technical problems. We also offer them new materials, using our extensive professional experience gained in industry. We also organize external developments through an international R & D network, possibly supported by local or international subsidies.
Innovenergy 2013
BE
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy storage ] Electric batteries
Intermediate salt battery system between prosumers and grid, for example IndieWatt mobile salt battery for farmers in the alps.
LavaConcept Switzerland 2013
AI
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Engineering, Resource sufficiency ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Geothermal energy
Construction materials made from volcanic lava residues, with very good heat properties.
myNewEnergy 2013
ZH
validation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Internet platform for buying ecological added value of electricity products or switching to high quality products with the own provider.
Neuron 2013
AG
growth
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Electricity efficiency, Information technology ] Communication, Enabling technologies, IT network, Lighting, Smartcity, Smart device, Smartgrid, Smarthome & building
Neuron offers innovative products, platforms and services to facilitate last-mile (EDGE) IoT using powerline communication technology. With customer spread across 19 countries and 4 continents, our technologies are most used in SmartGrid and SmartCity domains..
Novamem (DrinkPure) 2013
ZH
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management Filters & Membranes, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Novamem is the first company to use state-of-the-art technology to produce micro- to nanofiltration flat sheet membranes made from almost any polymer. Since 2018 a water filter is produced, which cn fit on any tab, to provide drinking water
POWERGIA 2013
ZH
growth
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Electricity efficiency ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
POWERGIA GmbH provides access to an liberalised electricity market for large consumers
ECCO2 (Pronoo) 2013
FR
established
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy efficiency, Information technology ] Enabling technologies, Smart device
EcoBITs stands for predictive regulatory optimization and automated reporting. We thus enable automated and cost-effective energy controlling Pronoó can benefit from data from all existing measuring devices as well as from external data sources and thus create greater added value.
Proxipel 2013
VD
formation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..)
Proxipel is an innovative concept for the production of pellets. It consists of a pellet production line mounted on a truck trailer. Proxipel can granulate biomass wherever it is.
rqmicro 2013
ZH
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Healthcare ] Bio technologies
Next generation microbiology for water and food safety
Samro Technik 2013
BE
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Cleaning ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Samro Technik AG has been dealing with the electrolysis of water by means of boron doped diamond electrodes for years. The resulting change in the water (ECA water) and the generation of other compounds allow a wide range of applications.
SEAS SOCIÉTÉ DE L'EAU AÉRIENNE SUISSE 2013
TI
established
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Resource efficiency ] Filters & Membranes, Hydro energy, Renewable technologies
SEAS manufactures integrated systems and machines of air to water machines in order to produce high-quality drinking water for human consumption. A by-product of the above systems is thermal energy, which can be reused for heating, ventilation, conditioning, and dehumidification purposes.
SIGMAtools 2013
ZH
validation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency ] Low technology
SIGMAtools GmbH is a high-tech Startup, founded in Zurich in 2013. With the special measuring technique, analytic process and improvement-knowhow we have majored in Energy- and Resourceefficiency in the production.
Skypull 2013
TI
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy efficiency, Engineering, Resource efficiency ] Drone & flight, Wind energy
Skypull is developing an altitude wind power system based on a fully autonomous drone that captures the energy from the strong, abundant and constant altitude winds through a ground-based generator. Skypull has proprietary, high-efficiency and resilient airframe that makes it more deployable and versatile than its competitors.
Smartvolt 2013
BE
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity, Electricity efficiency, Energy storage, Information technology ] Electric batteries, Photovoltaics
Smartvolt is a system developer for smart and innovative solar solutions & installation service and consulting. The SmartSolarBox improves the installation for photovoltaics on flat roofs. The SmartPowerDesk is an intelligent energy management. SmartSolarStorage is an efficient and compact battery solution
Solar Retrofit 2013
TI
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) Photovoltaics
The Solar Retrofit System for triangle mounting is a wall mounting system for photovoltaic, thermal and hybrid solar modules , arranged on horizontal or vertical rows, and inclined at 30 °. The main advantage of the Solar Retrofit triangle photovoltaic solar module mounting system is the increase in energy efficiency.
SolarXplorers (SolarStratos) 2014
VD
formation
Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency, Engineering ] e-mobility, Photovoltaics
SolarStratos is an aeronautical project aimed at flying a solar-powered airplane for the first time to the stratosphere.
Previous Next