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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
Collect Id 2018 Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Information technology ] Geophysical & technical, IT-blockchain or algorithms
SG collectID is a product authentication ecosystem allowing users to easily authenticate and trade products by simply tapping their smartphone on the item.
iWin 2018 Construction & buildings, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] Photovoltaics
TI We patented an innovative window solution to integrate flexible thin film photovoltaic cells into windows blinds without compromising the design and the operation of the system. With iWin you can first protect your house from overheating in summer, reducing the energy bill and second it produces renewable electricity. iWin has reached the Proof of Concept (PoC) stage and now we are building the large size prototype.
E-Man AG 2018 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Construction of infrastructure (roads, bridges ..), Electricity efficiency, Energy sufficiency, Engineering ] Electric batteries, e-mobility, Smart device, Smartgrid, Smarthome & building
NW Consulting, sale of HW and SW for Energy Metering (Smart Meter, electric, heat, cold, water, gas) for whole house of area (micro grid). Taking the whole system in operation and optionally also doing maintenance and prepare Energy invoice for all tenants.
Stadtpilze 2017 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail ] Resource saving agricultural technologies
BS Stadtpilze GmbH cultivates mushrooms on coffee grounds to sell for culinary uses regionally in Basel.
Liot (VOLTEX) 2018 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Electric batteries, e-mobility, IT-blockchain or algorithms, Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data, Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies, Smartgrid, Solarthermal energy, Wind energy
TG VOLTEX has a peer to peer it-plattform and produces modules that measure, control and regulate the power grid. Stable voltages, reactive power blackouts and grid overcapacities can be avoided.
youtrition 2018 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture ] Resource saving agricultural technologies
BS youtrition deals with the recycling of nutrients from human urine in order to achieve sustainability for food production
WAWWE (Zuerichips) 2019 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Low technology
ZH Zuerichips fights foodwastse with deecious chips backed from rescued local bread. The Chips can be ordered online or bought via distribution partners.
LMTS Switzerland (CIRC (former Flash)) 2018 Transport & Mobility [ Road transport ] e-mobility, e-motorbike, e-motorcycle, e-scooter
ZH Flash is an e-scooter rental company
stirling 2018 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Heat energy ] Heat industrial usage, Heating in buildings
BE The FR-Stirling is much more than a motor, it is the heart of future and progressive "electricity-generating heaters," that can produce electricity and heat in households at the same time.
myFacility 2018 Construction & buildings, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption Internet of Things
AG myFacility makes existing buildings more energy efficient and smarter by optimizing the buildings technology systems with state-of-the-art IOT infrastructure. Our goal is to significally bring forward the energy transition in the building sector.
Swiss Vault Systems 2018 Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis Construction: Resource or material optimisation, Cooling technology, Enabling technologies, Software complex
BS Swiss Vault Systems developed a desktop computer unit for high-end data processing and analysis. They reduce the data-carbon footprint with energy & space efficient data management solutions.
Südostbahn (abilio) 2018 Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
SG You know the destination, abilio knows the way. abilio creates an individual route for you – whether you are travelling on foot or by bicycle, car or public transport, you will always have a valid ticket thanks to abilio. Now also with our handy walk-in and swipe-in functions. Just download the app and begin.
AirBie (Smart Bike Lock) 2018 Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis, Transport & Mobility [ Information technology, Mobility & Fleet management ] e-bike, Internet of Things, IT-blockchain or algorithms
ZH AirBie is an innovative Swiss start-up based in Zürich, which focuses on projects at the crossing of the Internet of Things (IoT) and innovative technologies. One product is a smart bike lock.
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.
CityMobiS 2018 Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Information technology, Mobility & Fleet management ] IT network
The project leads to the creation of two tools for Swiss roads: a web application allowing to consult in real time the state of the pavement according to the data collected by the sensors installed in the vehicles a mobile application for visual observation of the terrain to document and record road defects
TriVert 2018 Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Mobility & Fleet management, Waste & recycling ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
VD TriVert is an IT platform that connects people and businesses in order to make recycling waste easier.
Tinamu Labs 2018 Transport & Mobility [ Air transport ] Drone & flight, Video and Film
ZH Tinamu Labs is at the forefront of intelligent drone cinematography turning drones into reliable and safe flying cameras, delivering stunning footage at a fraction of the cost. Their flying multi-camera system enables boundless possibilities including longtime events via combining multiple drones into one single virtual camera, multi-camera productions, mobile lighting, AR solutions in sports as well as motion tracking over long distances to name just a few.
apilio 2019 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Building technology ] Internet of Things, Software complex
Automate routines at your home with almost any connected device – for less energy consumption and more comfort.
FenX 2019 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Construction of buildings, Construction of infrastructure (roads, bridges ..), Waste & recycling ] Physical or chemical 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.
DePoly 2019 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Physical or chemical 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.
oxara 2019 Construction & buildings [ Construction of buildings ] Construction: Resource or material optimisation, Physical or chemical 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.
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.
v-locker 2019 Transport & Mobility [ Construction of infrastructure (roads, bridges ..), Road transport ] e-bike
ZH V-Locker is a very compact, automatic parking and storage system that allows e-bikes and bicycles to be parked on the smallest possible space requirements.
CompPair 2019 Construction & buildings Physical or chemical technologies
VD CompPair is a forthcoming university spin-off solving damage issues for the composite materials industry. They develop the next generation of smart and sustainable material products to overcome damages.The new materials enable repeated damage healing after a moderate heat trigger. Their technology is the first competitive one with extremely high commercial potential in terms of multiple repair ability and recycling, while preserving mechanical properties, cost and processing methods as in many industrial systems. By extending their product portfolio to other fibres and resins, they have the ability to disrupt the industry; bringing repair and recycling functionalities to composites while matching current requirements.
Ticlnsect 2019 Food, Farming or Forestry, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Food production & retail, Waste & recycling ] Bio technologies
TI 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.
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.
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.
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