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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
NewGreenTec 2015 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Transport & Mobility [ Electricity, Energy efficiency ] Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies, Wind energy
ZH Small wind and photovoltaic tower for homes or farms, easy to use and scalable. Bike-Parking Systems and consulting on the installation of renewables, like wind and PV.
NISPERA 2015 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Energy efficiency, Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
ZH Renewable energy production portfolio management tool and support; - Performance Monitoring System; Asset Management; Wind Power Forecast; Perfromance Audit
notime 2014 Transport & Mobility [ Transport & logisticsof goods ] e-cargo, e-mobility
ZH notime AG is a Swiss technology company. Our platform enables online retailers to automate the entire process from the order in the online shop to the delivery of the goods.
Novaccess 2011 Construction & buildings, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Information technology ] lighting, smartcity, smart device
VD Novaccess is a start-up company developing innovative products for to the Web of Things. We make physical objects smarter, by interconnecting them through a ubiquitous software fabric. Our deep expertise in hardware, networking and software technologies allows us to craft end-to-end solutions with unprecedented levels of customization, efficiency and manageability. We create value across diverse application domains.
Novamem 2013 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management Filters
ZH 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.
Novamet 2014 Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency, Information technology, Waste & recycling ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
VD Novamet develops Smart Controling System to enhance the efficiency of metling process in Aluminium industries. The approach is based on on-line data acquisition, efficient numerical modelling and machine learning of heat exchanges within a industrial furnace. Enhances productivity, reduce Energy consumption and CO2 emissions.
novatlantis 2017 Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Resource efficiency ]
ZH Novatlantis aims for energy system transformation, resource efficiency, renewable energies and the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. It analyses data, developments of information, knowledge and strategies, empowers customers to take concrete action, and provides scientific services.
Novaton 2010 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Transport & Mobility [ Electricity, Engineering ] Climate technologies, Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies
ZH NOVATON builds sea worthy NOVA Solar Islands of various sizes - floating solar islands, rotate for optimal sunlight to industrial energy production; In addition they devloped NOVACAT, a solar operated autonomous surface vehicle to navigate autonomously on high seas and other water surfaces
NovaVolt (ZapCharger Pro) 2017 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management ] e-mobility, E-vehicle charging
ZH apCharger Pro solution is specially designed for smart EV charging in housing cooperatives, multi-unit dwellings and large parking facilities.CHARGE OVER 100 EVS ON A SINGLE 63A CIRCUIT
NVTerra 2010 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Resource efficiency, Waste & recycling ] Filters, Physical or chemical technologies
VS NVterra S.A. is a Swiss based technology company specialized in water purification with clean technologies, such as electrolysis, which are often combined with other physic-chemical and biological treatments.
OekoSolve 2014 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Energy efficiency, Waste & recycling ] Filters
SG OekoSolve produces electrostatic precipitators that offers technical solutions in the area of micro-dust emission reduction. They also develop custom made solutions.
one2seven (Shrebo) 2011 Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Information technology ] enabling technologies
ZH Analytical technology for mobile sharing and booking applications.
onlog 2007 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Electricity efficiency, Many fields ] LED, lighting
TI Onlog (Switzerland) Ltd, located in Gordola - Ticino - Switzerland, has been founded in 2006 with the purpose to provide professionally outsourced Supply-Chain- and Logistics-Services with totally integrated processes and structures. www.onlog.eu The "Onlux"-Section within Onlog is dedicated to LED-Lighting solutions for Households, Building decoration, Commercial lighting, Hotels/Restaurants, Public lighting/Street-lighting and LED-Electronics and Auxiliaries. Onlux is a multiple test-winner. www.onlux.ch
OpenStratosphere (Solar.Aero) 2015 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management drone & flight, enabling technologies
VD OpenStratosphere is an independent pure play company. We operate flexible Near Space platforms with the highest safety and efficiency. We offer rapid mission deployment for your earth observation applications, environmental intelligence or communication infrastructure.
Optical Additives 2006 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] Photovoltaics, Solarthermal energy
BE Optical Additives GmbH's product ZeoFRET® is a brand new, revolutionary additive for transparent polymers. These polymers then serve as a light harvester. The harvested light is transferred to a solar cell and transformed into electricity.
OptiWaste (Molok Recycling Company) 2001 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data, smart device
VD OptiWaste offers a comprehensive range of waste management solutions (underfloor containers, semi-underfloor containers, overhead containers, barriers for recycling yards, etc.).
OrbiWise 2014 Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Engineering, Information technology ] enabling technologies, Internet of Things, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Smartgrid, Smarthome & building
GE Develops advanced technologies for the Internet of Things industry and sells specific servers and gateways. Handles network communication system using low power wireless network to connect IoT.
OSERIS 2014 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity, Energy efficiency ] Photovoltaics
NE OSERIS' ambition is to contribute to the energy transition, by bringing infrastructure solutions for photovoltaic plants that are economically simple and competitive, allowing installations that are not going to conflict from an environmental point of view. The OSERIS company has developed a floating infrastructure for solar power plants. A Floating solar power station is a real solution for the energy transition.
Oturb 2018
NE OTurb oil-free turbomachinery OTurb is a spin-off from the Laboratory for Applied Mechanical Design (LAMD) which is based in Neuchâtel, Switzerland and part of the Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL). This recirculator is designed and optimized to enhance Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (SFOCs). Details on this recirculator technology are published in the Journal of Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage.
Oust! Rosset, Losey, Jomini SNC 2017 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Resource efficiency, Waste & recycling ] low technology
FR Optimizing recyclable waste collection in households and companies by collecting the waste at the home and bringing it to the appropriate disposal places.
Oxygen at Work 2017 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption
ZH Oxygen at Work GmbH helpd companies reduce health care and energy costs by using data analytics and specific plants to improve office indoor air quality.
Pakka 2007 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] low technology
ZH We offer a range of high-quality organic and Fairtrade snacks under the Pakka brand to individual and business customers (in particular, the restaurant and catering trade, and wholesalers).
Paradox Engineering 2005 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
TI 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
Pexapark 2017 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Electricity, Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
ZH pexapark accompanies the clients as partners in their investments in wind farms, solar parks and hydro stations. PEXA®connect, is an all-in-one service that includes PPA advice, transaction management, our PPA academy, exclusive market intelligence and access to our portfolio monitoring tool.
PHYSEOS 2011 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy efficiency ] Construction : Use of efficiency and renewable energy, Renewable technologies
VS Physeos focuses its activities on sustainable development and energy efficiency in the built environment and industrial processes. Physeos provides solutions to reduce the need for investment in energy infrastructure, cut fuel costs, increase competitiveness and improve consumer welfare. Main activities: • Energy optimization in buildings and industrial processes, • Building physics, numerical simulation, • Distributed energy production systems, • Education and training for professionals.
Pick-e-Bike 2018
BS Pick-e-Bike is your sharing system for e-bikes and e-scooters in the Basel region. Fast, easy and cheap.
Pickwings (nanio) 2012 Transport & Mobility [ Resource efficiency, Transport & logisticsof goods ] e-cargo, e-mobility, fleet management, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
VS DIGITAL TRANSPORT SOLUTION FOR COMPANIES AND INDIVIDUALS IT software and plattform to organize transport. The challenges of new and modern transport solutions have grown steadily in recent years in the area of the shipping industry. With the developed solution from Pickwings, the shipping and transport industry is able to make the transition to digital change. The Pickwings business model is designed to use the unloaded mileage of the transport companies in order to enable a CO2-optimized shipment of goods on the road.
Pingen 2010 Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) enabling technologies
ZH Pingen is a web based service to automate the process of sending electronic documents as postal letters. By partnering with professional print companies distributed across various markets, Pingen achieves faster deliveries, cheaper prizes while even reducing the carbon footprint.
Plair 2014 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Environmental monitoring ] Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
GE Plair SA develops and manufactures professional systems for preventive environment monitoring. Proprietary state-of-the-art technology forms the basis of Plair’s intelligent detectors that provide high-quality and continuous environmental measurements in all weather conditions.
Planet Horizons Technologies (Aqua-4D Water Solutions) 2004 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Farming & agriculture, Many fields ] unknown
VS Innovative Swiss solutions to improve water quality, present in over 30 countries in three industrial areas: irrigation, buildings and animal production
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