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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
Inergio 2020
VD
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy storage ] Electric batteries, Hydrogen technology and fuel cells
INERGIO develops low-cost decentralized energy solution serving consumer, security, off-grid industry and robotic systems. Their lightweight fuel cell power packs are operating based on widely available butane/propane providing a reliable, lightweight and eco-friendly solution at high autonomy.
INNOmaterials 2013
JU
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Engineering ] Acoustic materials & technologies e.g. noise, vibration mitigation, Material & Products based on biomass, New chemical materials, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
INNOmaterials is a very new company, based in Switzerland and Luxembourg, whose concept is to help industries solve their technical problems. We also offer them new materials, using our extensive professional experience gained in industry. We also organize external developments through an international R & D network, possibly supported by local or international subsidies.
Innovenergy 2013
BE
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy storage ] Electric batteries
Intermediate salt battery system between prosumers and grid, for example IndieWatt mobile salt battery for farmers in the alps.
Innovida Swiss Technology 2016
TI
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas), Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Resource efficiency ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Innovida produces high efficiency and silent heat pumps for pools and building heating, based on an innovative Platform, patented worldwide.Innovida Swiss Technology SA mission is to develop new ideas and innovative technologies to create products that effectively meet these heating needs, while respecting the environment.
Innovopolis 2020
ZH
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Energy Production, Waste & recycling ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Waste recovery, recycling and re-use
Innovopolis offers a decentralized waste management service that contains waste within the built areas of the community and turns it into energy at the point where it is generated: a self-sufficient service which eliminates the need for waste collection, waste incineration and waste landfilling. Our solution can be applied to any community, from rural communities like islands to large multi-complex properties such as high-rise buildings and by doing so we reduce the annual carbon footprint of every inhabitant by 1 tonnes of CO2.
Insolight 2015
VD
growth
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Electricity, Energy efficiency, Farming & agriculture, Resource efficiency ] Photovoltaics
Insolight aims to simplify sunlight concentration for photovoltaic systems (CPV) by drastically changing the way of tracking the sun throughout the year. We combine the advantages of standard solar panels mounting structure, with the high efficiency of concentrated photovoltaics.
InstaHeat 2019
ZH
formation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Food, Farming or Forestry, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Electricity efficiency, Food production & retail, Heating and cooling energy ] Heat industrial usage, Heating in buildings
InstaHeat is a technology-based Company located in Zürich. We develope a new kind of heating device being able to heat any conductive fluid instantly and precisely to the desired temperature with very high efficiency. The device generates the heat directly within the fluid, eliminating the need for a heating element. The technology allows a compact design so that it fits into various machines, like food heating systems.
Involi 2016
VD
validation
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis, Transport & Mobility [ Airplanes & transport, Information technology, Prevention of or protection from technical risks ] Drone & flight, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Sensors
INVOLI develops and produces air traffic awareness systems for professional drone applications.
iolo AG 2018
FR
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Energy management solutions, Information technology ] Internet of Things
The problem with Smart Homes: they are either expensive, complicated, fragile and quickly out of date or filled with gadgets with limited applications. That's why we invented dingz: a Smart Home should be easy to install and even easier to use. It doesn't need to cost too much and has to remain open to future developments. We think we did it. What might just look like an elegant light switch is nothing less than the bridge from traditional living towards the standard of the future.
iWin 2019
TI
validation
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Construction & buildings, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy Production ] Photovoltaics
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. Participation: iWin turns high-rise and fully glazed buildings into power plants through an innovative window solution that integrate flexible thin film photovoltaic cells into windows blinds without compromising the design and the operation of the system.
Joulia 2010
BE
established
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Health & House & Body Care [ Building technology, Energy efficiency, Energy management solutions, Heating and cooling energy, Hotel, Sport ] Enabling technologies, Heating in buildings
Invisibly integrated in a slim shower channel, Joulia-Inline recovers heat efficiently from the warm used shower water as it goes down the drain. Thanks to simple cold water diversion, the heat recovery unit saves up to 42% energy. Participation: Invisibly integrated in a slim shower channel, Joulia-Inline and Joulia-Twinline recover heat efficiently from the warm used shower water as it goes down the drain. Thanks to simple cold water diversion, the heat recovery unit saves up to 60% energy.
Juice Technology 2014
ZG
growth
Transport & Mobility Electric batteries, e-mobility, e-vehicle charging
Development and manufacture of charging infrastructure, charging stations, chargers, charging cables and electrical components for e-mobility.
Kido Dynamics 2018
VD
validation
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis, Transport & Mobility [ Many fields, Mobility & Fleet management, Road vehicles and transport ] IT blockchain or algorithms, Smartcity
Kido Dynamics provides tools for companies to deeply understand people’s mobility patterns. Our technology provides exhaustive, contextual analytics for people mobility patterns. Demand for such tools is very broad all over the world, including segments such as transportation, out-of-home marketing, tourism, events, and smart cities.
KITRO 2017
VD
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management, Recreation, hotels & restaurants [ Resource efficiency, Restaurants, Waste & recycling ] Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
Measuring and reducing food waste in restaurants and canteens with user-friendly solution that reduces cost and wasted resources.
Koa Switzerland AG 2017
ZH
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail, Resource efficiency ] Renewable technologies
At Koa, we redefine the perception of value creation in the cocoa value chain of rural West Africa. By utilising the so far discarded cocoa pulp, we increase the farmer’s income by 30% and reduce food waste by 40%. The new technology is carbon neutral and solar powered. Thanks to the decentral extraction, we can directly work with more than 1’000 farmers. Koa’s 100% traceable and modularly scalable operations enhance livelihood in rural communities significantly while carrying a delicious and exotic flavour into the world.
Komp-ACT 2018
VD
growth
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency ] Motor & actuator
KOMP-ACT has a revolutionary modularized technology that enables actuators to provide programmable forces with high accuracy. KOMP-ACT’s actuators are energy efficient, clean, lightweight and small; all that with similar prices of the inferior technologies currently available in the market.
kWIQly 2008
BE
validation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Electricity efficiency, Financing and financial services ] Climate technologies, IT data usage, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
kWIQly interprets automatic meter reading data and identifies energy waste. Online discovery of energy saving opportunities from consumption data; kWIQly distils actionable insights from energy metering and weather data for energy managers. This allows energy retailers to support clients, ease acquisition, improve retention and drive cross-sales.
La Petite Epicerie 2018
VD
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail, Healthcare ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
La Petite Epicerie is a new way of getting local supplies. It is a room filled with products from local producers with free access 24-7 using our mobile application. It's not only the tool that lets you do your shopping anytime, but it's also a source of information on how and who produces what you eat.
LavaConcept Switzerland 2013
AI
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Engineering, Resource sufficiency ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Geothermal energy
Construction materials made from volcanic lava residues, with very good heat properties.
LEDCity 2017
ZH
growth
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Construction of buildings, Electricity efficiency ] LED, Lighting
LEDCity develops autonomous lights with various integrated sensors to let them decide by itself if and how much light is needed. Savings up to 90% are possible.
LEDsafari 2016
VD
established
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity, Energy Production ] Enabling technologies, LED, Photovoltaics, Sensors
LEDsafari is a clean-tech social start-up based in Lausanne, Switzerland that develops innovative digital products to help solar companies and organisations to manage their staff and assets. LEDsafari addresses three types market: Innovative solar kits for education in schools, Online digital platform for staff and channel partner (HelioLearn©) and Low cost & Plug and Play IoT sensor for online monitoring of the solar devices (HelioHealth©).
LENR Cars 2012
VD
formation
Transport & Mobility [ Electricity, Engineering, Heating and cooling energy ] e-car, Electric batteries, e-mobility, e-vehicle charging, Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution
LENR Cars is developing mobile electric generators based on LENR technology to power electric vehicles or provide heat and electric power to regular vehicles. There is no working prototype, yet.
LES BATOILLES 2019
FR
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Food production & retail ] Low technology
A reusable bag from recycled material produced locally for vegetables and other shoppings to replace plastic bags and an online shop to sell locally made items.
L.E.S.S. 2012
VD
established
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Resource efficiency ] Lighting
Our goal is to design and develop effective and innovative lighting solutions to ensure reliable, sustainable and competitive systems. LED small scale lighting systems.
Le Thiec ASD 2018
VD
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Low technology
Innovative solutions for more recycling like foldable, light bins, compressing rubbish, new materials etc.
Libattion 2018
ZH
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy storage ]
Libattion is an innovative lithium battery provider accelerating the global shift to a more sustainable energy storage technology.
Librec 2021
SO
formation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Energy storage, Waste & recycling ] Electric batteries, e-mobility, Physical & chemical & nano technologies, Waste recovery, recycling and re-use
Collection and "closed-loop" recycling of all components of lithium-ion batteries from e-mobility
Limoo 2021
VD
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Catering, Restaurants ] Unknown
When you order from Limoo, you can order with the same excitement, assurance and peace of mind that come with dining out at any top-quality restaurant establishment. Our Chefs are professional private chefs or small family businesses traiteurs which comply with local food safety regulations and Limoo’s highest food standards. Limoo’s expert food tasters will also sample every single chef dish to ensure they’re amazing in flavor and value before adding it to our menus and reaching you!
LINIA 2018
ZH
validation
Construction & buildings, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] Drone & flight
Our software LINIAair enables power grid operators to acquire a huge amount of data of infrastructure fast and autonomous with drones. Our cloud based platform LINIAgrid processes, visualizes and analyzes data with AI-algorithms, to find damage or threats to power lines. Benefits: The reliable data base and sophisticated analytics result in increased security of supply and less power outage for customers.
Liot (VOLTEX) 2018
TG
formation
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
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.
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