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Discover startups and projects in the environment and energy sectors filtered by business area and technology. This list includes high potential projects and companies based and working primarily in Switzerland, founded or active since 2000 and still operational, and range from an initial concept up to those that are trying to capture a larger market space.
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Company Name Founding year / Canton Areas of Activity [Subareas] Technology
Cook Eat 2019 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail, Healthcare ] Communication, Low technology
ZH Cook Eat mediates home-cooked food from private to private on the online community marketplace. It closes the gap between expensive restaurants and time-consuming self-catering. Wherever our members register, culinary diversity is created around the clock.
oxara 2019 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.
Lyfa 2019 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Food production & retail, Waste & recycling ] Waste recovery, recycling and re-use
BS Online store and delivery service for plastic-free groceries.
Planted 2019 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Bio technologies
ZH 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.
blueyellow 2019 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
ZH Blueyellow provides a platform facilitating Renewable Energy (RE) financial transactions and contributes to making the industry more efficient. Efficiently buy or sell renewable energy assets. We connect renewable energy projects with capital through digital platform and sophisticated fintech solutions.
DePoly 2019 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
VD DePoly has developed a novel solution allowing the chemical recycling of PET plastic. They won the venture competition in 2019 and are in the process of founding.
FenX 2019 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Construction of buildings, Construction of infrastructure (roads, bridges ..), Waste & recycling ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
ZH FenX is designing and developing foam products and foam formulations made from available waste or natural materials and addressed to real estate developers, construction companies and architects. The product: Non-flammable, non-toxic insulation foam causing zero CO2 emission.
Nagi Bioscience 2019 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Environmental monitoring, Healthcare ] Bio technologies
VD 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.
Wayste 2019 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Low technology
Innovative Zero Waste delivery system to make sure that there are no disposable single-use shipping materials used. Easy online order and delivery of local and organic products unpackaged.
Gaia Membranes 2019 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy storage ] New chemical materials
AG Gaia Membranes develops and manufactures ion exchange membranes that can boost the performance of multiple energy storage and conversion technologies. Amphion™ is the innovative membrane technology.
eQtiq 2019 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
ZH 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.
Plutinsus 2019 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Environmental monitoring ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
ZH Software system that can easily integrate data with all its detail from any source and can interactively visualize this data to business end users, from experts to occasional users, for understanding relationships, cause-and-effects and, therefore, potential risks in their business. Such explorative analysis is used for the purposes of strategic and operational planning, forecasting, monitoring and incident analysis. The data could come from internal sources (ERP, GIS, BIM), external sources (weather, environment, governmental institutions), energy models (long- and short-term supply and demand) and sensors (smart meters, network management system).
myFacility 2020 Construction & buildings, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy management solutions ] Internet of Things
AG myFacility offers automated energy optimization and simple building control for public, commercial and industrial buildings
Aluminium Electric Storage 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
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