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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
Catecar Industries 2010
VD
restructuring, on hold, no development
Behavioural change, Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency, Engineering, Transport & logisticsof goods ] e-car, e-cargo, e-mobility, Filters & Membranes, Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies
Catecar is a Swiss private company born in 2010 dedicated to innovation, development production and commercialization of products in the field of a green and cleaner individual transportation to reduce the warming climate and air pollution, more specifically as regards PM, NOx and CO2. Out of three projects in which Catecar is currently involved : 1. Dragonfly, the first depolluting car ; 2. Catefuel, the Truck CO2 Capture, 3. CatecairTM the PM, NOx and then CO2 air cleaner.
DSPlus 2003
VS
restructuring, on hold, no development
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Electricity efficiency ] Enabling technologies, Lighting
DSPlus designs, develops and markets electronic light dimmers that integrate into public lighting systems. Thus contributes to reducing energy consumption and light pollution. DSPlus is a Swiss high-tech company, founded in 2004 as a spin-off of HES-SO Valais.
Techsep 2009
VD
restructuring, on hold, no development
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Waste & recycling ] Filters & Membranes
The company's main objective is the development, manufacture and marketing of all products and processes relating to environmental protection, including in particular compact equipment for road water treatment, in compliance with current legislative requirements. (Treatment of roadway waters)
Enertopia 2011
ZH
restructuring, on hold, no development
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] Photovoltaics
Project to built member financed PV's to reduce energy consumption and give education examples.
Power Plant and Marine emission control 2011
ZH
restructuring, on hold, no development
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Energy efficiency ]
Competence and competitiveness in emission control for diesel engines is that we focus only on marine and power plant applications.
Simple Complex (Switzercloud, colibird) 2018
ZH
sold but still independently active
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency, Heating and cooling energy ] Internet of Things, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Smart device
Energy management software for household and buildings. Simple Complex with the CMS Colibird provides technology for energy services and Internet of Things (IoT), mainly through innovative software solutions and interfaces for the measurement and presentation of measurement data.
SOLIDpower (Htceramix) 2000
VD
sold but still independently active
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] Electric batteries
HTceramix SA (HTc) is a dynamic and dedicated SME specialized in high-temperature electro-ceramic applications for energy and gas conversion. With high temperature membrane reactors as core competence, the company works as SOLIDpower’s innovation center. Located in Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland, the company cooperates with many industrial and academic partners.
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
Hexis 2006
ZH
sold but still independently active
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Construction of infrastructure (roads, bridges ..), Electricity, Heating and cooling energy ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Heat industrial usage, Heating in buildings
Leading competence in unit electricity and heat system for houses and buildings from innovative fuel cell design; The Swiss company HEXIS is one of the world's leading companies in the field of high-temperature fuel cell technology (SOFC - Solid Oxide Fuel Cell) for stationary applications
Paradox Engineering 2000
TI
sold but still independently active
Construction & buildings, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas), Transport & Mobility Internet of Things, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Smartcity
Leveraging our deep technological know-how, we offer Internet of Things platforms to unlock the value of our customers’ data: our solutions enable Cities and companies to collect, transport, store and deliver any kind of data lying in urban objects or industrial plants, transforming information into
Sensefly 2009
VD
sold but still independently active
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management Enabling technologies, Smart device
Our proven drone solutions simplify the collection and analysis of geospatial data, allowing professionals in surveying, agriculture, engineering and humanitarian aid to make better decisions, faster. senseFly was founded in 2009 and is the commercial drone subsidiary of Parrot Group.
Serbot 2009
NW
sold but still independently active
Construction & buildings, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) Photovoltaics, Robotic
SERBOT AG is a leading Swiss technology company in the field of advanced service robots and moving systems. Its innovations have achieved several rewards. Serbot develops and produces intelligent robot systems to clean sophisticated surfaces such as photovoltaic solar panels, large glass facades.
Abhati Suisse 2013
AI
established
Health & House & Body Care [ Bodycare, Healthcare ] Low technology
An ethically-minded skincare brand based in Switzerland, boasting deeply rooted Indian heritage. Its mission is to bring together the therapeutic virtues of Swiss botanicals and Ayurvedic plants from organic farms, to create a range of luxurious, sustainable and fair-trade beauty products.
Aginova 2005
VD
established
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Information technology ] Smart device
Aginova Inc. provides affordable, low power Wi-Fi sensor network solutions that make a ubiquitous sensing world come alive by providing customers actionable feedback. Aginova’s products bring the sensor world to the internet using web services. The company has 3 lines of product including (i) Temperature and Humidity monitoring in the health care and cold chain applications, (ii) Energy monitoring in a myriad of application and (iii) Infrastructure monitoring with emphasis on condition based maintenance applications in industrial and the defense markets.
Alaya (Share A Dream Solutions ) 2016
VD
established
Behavioural change [ Service pooling ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Alaya is a leader in employee volunteering and corporate giving, enabling employees to choose their way of contributing and providing a powerful tool to analyse the impact created by an entire company. Global brands as well as small and medium enterprises rely on Alaya’s platform to drive their social responsibility and engagement programs. Alaya was founded in January 2018 from the merger of two major employee volunteering and corporate giving actors, Share a Dream and Hope it up. Our team believes that companies and their employees have a remarkable potential to create change. So we are committed to helping non-profit organisations around the world have access to funds, volunteers, knowledge and skills
Allani Sunlife Holding 2008
FR
established
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Resource efficiency ] Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies, Smarthome & building
Sunlife consists of a group of enterprises, formed into a Holding that promotes and develops original ideas and concepts to evolve solar technology and products into economic structures capable of generating a revenue. E.g. Solar Tourism, Solar agriculture.
Allthings Technologies 2013
BS
established
Construction & buildings, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency, Information technology, Service pooling ] Communication, Enabling technologies, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Smart device, Smarthome & building
Communication platform between owner, landlord and renter to integrate services including smart home services.
ANROTEC 2013
LU
established
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Electricity efficiency ] Heating in buildings, Hydro energy, Low technology, Photovoltaics
Consultants for energy efficient buildings; In building technology, we plan and provide high-quality services for heating, ventilation, air conditioning, cooling and sanitation. We are your expert partner for special systems such as solar systems, photovoltaic systems, as well building inspections.
aquama 2013
VD
established
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Cleaning, Resource efficiency ] Bio technologies, New chemical materials
aquama® offers a comprehensive approach to cater for cleaning & disinfection needs of any surface in any business sector. Our best of breed water electrolysis technology allows us to offer you smart solutions that are efficient, economical and ecological. Our business model is tailor-made to adapt to the most demanding needs, in cleaning & sanitizing, and across all industries and business areas, while proposing a profitable yet affordable solution.
Baabuk 2017
VD
established
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management
Sneakers that mix tradition and innovation. We use the traditional methods of shepherds who have worked wool for centuries. Through the use of renewable resources and environmentally friendly methods for the creation of our felted wool slippers, we try to reduce our ecological footprint as much as possible. We use local and sustainable materials. Production is done on site and efficiently manages natural resources.
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.
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.
Bestmile 2014
VD
established
Transport & Mobility [ Engineering ] e-mobility, Fleet management, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Bestmile empowers mobility providers to deploy, manage and optimize autonomous and conventional driven vehicle fleets. Bestmile’s cloud platform enables the intelligent operation and optimization of autonomous mobility services, managing fixed-route and on-demand services, regardless of the vehicle brand or type. Bestmile’s on-demand autonomous mobility services platform is being used daily in city centers on four continents on both pedestrian areas and open roads.
Biocom Energy 2009
VD
established
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..)
Limited liability company for the development and the promotion of new renewables energies, in particular the production and the distribution of biomass. Biocom Energy is specialized in the recycling of vegetables waste in biofuels mainly coming from shells and stones.
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.
bs2 2004
ZH
established
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Construction & buildings, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Construction of buildings, Electricity, Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency, Heating and cooling energy ] Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies, Smartgrid, Smarthome & building, Solarthermal energy
New components for buildings, focusing on zero emission, lowEx (saving high quality energy).
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
NEEO 2014
SO
established
Communication, Media, Education or Games, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Games, Heating and cooling energy, Information technology, Media, Service pooling ] Communication, Enabling technologies, Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Heating in buildings, Lighting, Smart device, Smarthome & building
NEEO is a smart system that lets you control all your devices from one place and even knows who you are when you pick it up. There are two parts to NEEO, the brain and the remote. The brain communicates with your devices and the remote allows instant control. These two devices are new thinking both in design and technology. To manage your home you can use the NEEO app on your smartphone and for the ultimate experience use the NEEO remote.
Decentlab GmbH 2008
ZH
established
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Construction & buildings, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Food, Farming or Forestry, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas), Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ air quality, Building technology, Energy efficiency, Environmental monitoring, Farming & agriculture, Water Management ] Enabling technologies
Decentlab GmbH has developed a measurement and monitoring system that delivers data to the computer without cabling. Data on the condition of bridges or trees, for example. Participation: Decentlab is a Swiss company providing wireless sensor devices and services for distributed, cost-effective monitoring solutions. The sensor devices communicate wirelessly over LoRaWAN® and are designed for ultra low power consumption, capable of operating on batteries for several years. The devices are built for industrial applications and are ready to be deployed in any harsh indoor or outdoor environment. The service framework provides convenient access to measurement data and enables seaml
DEPsys 2012
VD
established
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity, Electricity grids & flexibility, Energy efficiency ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Internet of Things, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Renewable technologies, Smartgrid
DEPsys is a leading Swiss technology company establishing thought leadership in the energy market. It provides evolutive solutions based on GridEye platform enabling traditional power distribution networks to cope with the new constraints of decentralized production from renewable energy sources, such as photovoltaic systems and electromobility technologies. GridEye provides an innovative technology solution for distribution system operators (DSO). Uniquely positioned with its deployment simplicity, it is the only solution that can make a grid smart in ONE day, avoiding all installation hassles with true plug & play functionality.
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