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
Terrabloc 2011
GE
established
Construction & buildings [ Construction of buildings ] Construction: Resource or material optimisation
Manufacture and marketing of compressed earth blocks, as well as all activities in the field of architecture, engineering and construction.
terraplant 2001
BE
established
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Environmental monitoring, Resource efficiency ] Low technology
terraplant ltd. is an environmental services and engineering company. We provide planning, consulting, project management, educational and research services in the fields of environment, nature & landscape and applied ecology.
Ticlnsect 2019
TI
formation
Food, Farming or Forestry, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail, Waste & recycling ] Bio technologies
TicInsect aims to contribute to solve two problems: the need of sustainable protein sources and the reduction of food waste. TicInsect manufactures insect-derived sustainable animal feed ingredients on the base of black soldier flys. This product is highly demanded for pet food manufacturing, in aquaculture and to nourish chicken, poultry and pigs.
Topten 2000
ZH
established
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency, Mobility & Fleet management ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Web portal highlighting the most energy efficient consumer products: domestic appliances, office electronics, consumer electronics, lighting, building components and vehicles.
Transmutex SA 2019
GE
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy Production ] Nuclear energy
Using particle accelerators to transmute existing waste and produce carbon free energy. Based on CERN validated concept.
Treasures of Nature 2019
GE
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Bodycare, Healthcare ] Unknown
Production and sale of organic, high quality (mainly cosmetic) products and not tested on animals while remaining at affordable prices. Our Elementals brand is also local (Swiss-made) and zero waste, with recyclable packaging.
Turbo Niki 2018

formation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Heating and cooling energy ] Heat industrial usage, Heating in buildings, Waste recovery, recycling and re-use
Recuperation of waste heat energy in industrial applications and private households to produce electricity.
turicode 2016
ZH
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis IT data usage
turicode is a young technology company located in Winterthur. We are experts in extracting unstructured information from documents, and making it available for analytics or use in further automated processing.
Tyre Recycling Solutions 2013
VD
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Waste management technologies
TRS has developed Swiss proprietary technologies to process scrap tyres and deliver output products with significant value-in-use
up green recycling 2019
GE
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Pump, Waste management technologies
With its unique system for sorting organic waste, Mint combines elegance and innovation. A few presses on the upper part of the bin are enough to eliminate the bad odors generated by the decomposition of waste. It's as simple as that. Result: no smells, no midges, no disgust.
Urbio 2020
VS
validation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy management solutions ] IT Software
Urbio is a software for planning sustainable cities that combines the strengths of humans and artificial intelligence.
Vatorex 2016
ZH
growth
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Food, Farming or Forestry [ Engineering, Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail, Forestry ] Bio technologies, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
We help beekeepers in the fight against the Varroa mite. The company develops a system against the Valora Mite without acids and automatically.
vélocité 2003
VD
established
Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management ]
We have been delivering since 1999, when vélocité had only one courier and a few dozen customers. Over the years, we have grown and expanded, joined the Swissconnect network, merged with Poste-it (Yverdon and Neuchâtel), created “antennas” in Vevey and Sion, and acquired through these experiences a real know-how in the field of fast delivery, which allows us to offer a high quality service to our customers. Today, the vélocité team has more than 50 employees, committed, motivated and ready to wet the jersey all year round and in all weather conditions, to deliver more than 300 deliveries by hand every day.
myFoodWaste (Olanga) 2018
BS
formation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Catering, Environmental monitoring, Resource efficiency, Restaurants, Waste & recycling ] Internet of Things
Olanga is the Swiss solution for sustainable food consumption and Food Waste reduction in the gastronomy. It allows to preorder food with an app at company retaurants et university to personalize the diet plan and gives planning security to the restaurants. Olanga leads to sustainable cost savings and Food Waste reduction and helps to protect natural resources. Olanga can reduce the costs in canteens by up to 3% and significantly increase customers satisfaction
voltWALL 2018
TI
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy storage ] Renewable technologies
Modular, Lithium-based, Energy Storage Systems for residential and industrial use.
VortexPower 2011
ZH
growth
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Resource efficiency ] Hydro energy
VortexPower AG is specialized in the development and the sales of highly efficient products for water recovery thru natural swirling.
VRM Switzerland 2016
ZH
formation
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Information technology, Mobility & Fleet management ] IT data usage
VRMotion designs and develops simulators that give prospective pilots the impression of sitting in a real helicopter while training. The simulation software features realistic flight physics with real-time multi-body simulation and flight data validation, which offers an exact replication of flight behaviour. The simulation is also tailored to the needs of trainees, right from introductory training on a turbine helicopter to demanding scenario-based training, mountain flying and emergency training
Wafe Technology (chili feet) 2011
ZH
established
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps, Health & House & Body Care [ Functional clothes ] Wearable devices or apps
Chili-feet warming soles convert pressure directly in heat when walking. They are suitable for men and women and give a pleasant wearing comfort thanks to microfiber surface. chili-feet is the combination of Swiss inventive talent, engineering performance and high-tech material for pleasantly warm feet.
WEPOT 2020
VD
established
The plant fixes its roots around the pot and, thanks to the natural porosity of the clay, it drinks as needed. This avoids any water stress, the development of weeds but above all a saving of 50% to 70% water!
wick upcycling (wiederverwerkle) 2018
ZH
validation
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Waste & recycling ] Low technology
The aim of the Wiederverwerkle association is to reuse residual materials for something new. It collects residual wood and metal from local industrial and craft enterprises. The material is processed, sorted and offered for sale at a reasonable price.
Wildbiene + Partner 2013
ZH
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection ] Low technology
Wildbiene + Partner aims at the promotion of wild bees by developing and offering bee-promoting products, planning and implementing large-scale wild bee habitats and educational work at public and private events. In addition, specific wild bees are actively propagated by society and offered for pollination in agriculture.
WinJi AG 2016
ZH
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy Production ] IT blockchain or algorithms, IT data usage, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, IT Software, Photovoltaics, Wind energy
WinJi uniquely combines interdisciplinary knowledge and experience in the global megatrends of decarbonised energy transformation and "Big Data"​. We offer a solution for the digital asset management of renewable assets that uses state-of-the-art data analytics in a user-friendly way. With our built-in Artificial Intelligence, we have identified actionable production efficiency improvements with our "TruePower Platform"​ solution for over 30 asset owners.
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.
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
Yaksha 2018
VD
formation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail ] Low technology
Yaksha is an organic and fair trade spice from a single source, and together we are starting an innovative concept based on ethical values.
yamo 2016
ZG
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Bio technologies, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Ecological, healthy baby food sterilized with a new pressure method to keep vitamines, color etc.
Yasai 2020
ZH
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Environmental monitoring, Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail, Resource efficiency, Trade and Retail, Waste & recycling, Water Management ] Bio technologies, Carbon capture and storage, Hydro energy (small scale), Internet of Things, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, IT Software, LED, Smartcity, Waste recovery, recycling and re-use
Yasai offers Farming as a Service with Vertical Farms based on circular economy within Smart Cities
youtrition 2018
BS
formation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture ] Resource saving agricultural technologies
youtrition deals with the recycling of nutrients from human urine in order to achieve sustainability for food production
Zum guten Heinrich 2017
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.
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