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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
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 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.
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 Communication, Media, Education or Games, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Electricity, Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
ZH Make renewable energy thrive worldwide
PHYSEOS 2011 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy efficiency ] Photovoltaics
VS Physeos is a creative engineering consulting office focusing on energy production at the building envelope.
Pick-e-Bike 2017
None Pick-e-Bike is your sharing system for e-bikes and e-scooters in the Basel region. Fast, easy and cheap.
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
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
VS Innovative Swiss solutions to improve water quality, present in over 30 countries in three industrial areas: irrigation, buildings and animal production
Polarmond Outdoor 2011 Recreation, hotels & restaurants [ Recreation, Sport ] enabling technologies
ZH The company develops, produces and markets the world’s first self-warming and temperature controllable sleep shells, bivouacs and tents with dehumidification management.
Positive Energy 2010 Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency, Resource efficiency ] Renewable technologies
VD The Positive Energy Company is a group of businesses whose vision is to make sustainability accessible in all walks of life. Each of our companies will lead the effort to bring sustainability to their areas of activity, in the form of positive energy.
Power-Blox 2015 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Photovoltaics
AG Power-Blox develops and distributes an innovative solar battery system for off-grid applications that allows to easily build up decentralized energy systems based on a swarm" principle."
Powergia 2013 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Electricity efficiency ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
ZH POWERGIA GmbH provides access to an liberalised electricity market for large consumers
Power Plant and Marine emission control 2011 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Energy efficiency ]
ZH Competence and competitiveness in emission control for diesel engines is that we focus only on marine and power plant applications.
Power to Gas 2016 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Energy efficiency, Resource efficiency ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Renewable technologies
None Efficiently producing energy from biowaste: A technology developed at the Paul Scherrer Institute PSI and tested in collaboration with the Zurich-based energy provider Energie 360° makes it possible. It extracts significantly more methane from biowaste than conventional methods. For this important contribution to a sustainable energy supply, PSI and Energie 360° have now been awarded the Watt d'Or 2018 in the Renewable Energy category by the Swiss Federal Office of Energy.
Prana Sustainable Water 2012 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management
VD We designed the Ethical Water Exchange platform matching demands of treated wastewater for commodities pre-paid before production with offers of wastewater treatment services. Prana Sustainable Water services before matching offers and demands are to reduce water consumption, the services after the matchings are for branding and reporting the value chain for the increased sanitation thanks to our tool.
Procsea 2016 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ]
VD business-to-business seafood marketplace. We specalise in the trade of traceable wild and farmed seafood, connecting buyers and sellers together in real time. You have access to a multitude of carefully selected suppliers, directly from the European ports, without the middle man.
Prognolite 2016 Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis, Food, Farming or Forestry, Recreation, hotels & restaurants [ Catering, Food production & retail, Hotel, Information technology, Resource efficiency, Restaurants, Waste & recycling ]
ZH Ourforcast app tells restaurants how many guests are coming next week on which day. They can reduce food waste and improve their staff planning.
Pronoo 2013 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy efficiency, Information technology ] enabling technologies, smart device
FR We allow you to save energy and automate energy data management with our services.
Proxipel 2013 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..)
VD Proxipel is an innovative concept for the production of pellets. It consists of a pellet production line mounted on a truck trailer. Proxipel can granulate biomass wherever it is.
PubliBike 2010 Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency, Resource efficiency ] e-bike, e-mobility, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
FR PubliBike has been offering various bike-sharing networks throughout Switzerland since 2009. Bikesharing is the ideal supplement to private and public transport for short distances. It relieves traffic in the city centre and improves the attractiveness of public transport.
Pvsyst 2011 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Electricity, Energy efficiency, Resource efficiency ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Photovoltaics
GE Software for managing PV system.
qiio 2014 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy efficiency, Information technology ] Electric batteries, e-mobility, fleet management, Internet of Things, IT-blockchain or algorithms, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, smart device, Smarthome & building, Wearable devices or apps
ZH Produces and consults on smart home devices to reduce consumption; Smart Home Technology is in the business of the Internet of Things. "We create smart and energy efficient appliances for homes and industry".
Qualysense 2010 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail, Forestry ] enabling technologies
ZH QualySense develops high-end solutions for a safe and sustainable food supply. By pioneering single-kernel analysis, combining two sensing technologies - QualySense is helping seed breeders, food companies and inspection agencies to achieve excellence in nutrition, health and safety.
Quartierstrom 2017 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy storage, Many fields ] IT-blockchain or algorithms, smartcity
ZH blockchain based peer to peer energy (physical and Go) community (www.quartier-strom.ch)
reCIRCLE 2015 Recreation, hotels & restaurants [ Waste & recycling ]
BE RECIRCLE is a national take-away network that uses washable containers with RECIRCLE lids to prevent waste.
Redelec 2007 Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Resource efficiency ] Filters, Physical or chemical technologies
VS RedElec Technologie develops and markets a new technology to perform electrochemical redox transformations at the best economic and environmental costs, directly on the production site. The electrochemical reduction of indigo aqueous suspension is the first industrial application of the process developed by RedElec.
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