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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
Juice Technology 2014 Transport & Mobility Electric batteries, e-mobility, e-vehicle charging
ZG Development and manufacture of charging infrastructure, charging stations, chargers, charging cables and electrical components for e-mobility.
K-Elec 2018 Transport & Mobility [ Road transport ] e-car, Electric batteries, e-mobility, e-motorbike, e-motorcycle, e-scooter
VD The K-ELEC project, focused on the electric mobility of the future, offers a kit and retrofit service to transform end-of-life gasoline vehicles into electric vehicles, while reusing as many components as possible. It is thus possible to avoid the destruction of viable components, to switch to the electric, which is less expensive to buying a new vehicle.
Keller Technologies 2000 Construction & buildings, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Construction of buildings, Resource efficiency ] Smarthome & building
ZG Plan, design and build to level, environmentally friendly buildings, neighbourhoods with interessting architecture
Kido Dynamics 2018 Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis, Transport & Mobility [ Many fields, Mobility & Fleet management, Road transport ] Smartcity
VD 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 Food, Farming or Forestry, Recreation, hotels & restaurants [ Resource efficiency, Waste & recycling ] Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
ZH Measuring and reducing food waste in restaurants and canteens with user-friendly solution that reduces cost and wasted resources.
Komp-ACT 2018 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency ] Motor & actuator
VD 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.
Koord 2016 Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) Drone & flight, Motor & actuator
FR KOORD provides customized mechatronic solutions optimized for the needs of companies as well as research and development offices. Our multidisciplinary know-how in the fields of mechanics, electronics and software offers you a complete support for the development of your products, from the feasibility study to the production of series.
KoSaBe Energy 2012 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Construction of infrastructure (roads, bridges ..), Electricity, Energy sufficiency, Engineering ] Climate technologies, Enabling technologies, Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Hydro energy (small scale), Lighting, Photovoltaics, Wind energy
NW KoSaBe Energy developes efficient technologies for the exploitation of wind power, hydropower and sunshine and a technology for the production of drinking water from sea-, river and underground water.
kWIQly 2008 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
BE 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.
LavaConcept Switzerland 2013 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Engineering, Resource sufficiency ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Geothermal energy
AI Construction materials made from volcanic lava residues, with very good heat properties.
LEDCity 2017 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency ] LED, Lighting
ZH 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 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] Enabling technologies, LED, Photovoltaics
VD 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 Transport & Mobility [ Electricity, Engineering, Heating and cooling energy ] e-car, Electric batteries, e-mobility, e-vehicle charging, Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution
VD Autonomous electric vehicles, hydrogren fuel cells driven by cold fusion. There is no proof that this can work anytime soon.
LES BATOILLES 2019 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Food production & retail ] Low technology
FR 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 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Resource efficiency ] Lighting
VD 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 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Low technology
VD Innovative solutions for more recycling like foldable, light bins, compressing rubbish, new materials etc.
LINDA Swiss 2018 Construction & buildings, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] Drone & flight
ZH LINDA acquires and processes data of its customers infrastructure data. The customers benefits of low prices and highest infrastructure data.
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.
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
Loriot 2015 Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
ZH Internet platform for hosting IoT solution, focus can be on energy efficiency in buildings
LuckaBox 2017 Transport & Mobility [ Services pooling, Transport & logisticsof goods ] Shipping
ZH LuckaBox provides a customer-centric logistics platform for enterprises to manage on-demand and last-mile deliveries like same day delivery within 90min or at a preferred 2h time slot. Thanks to our extensive network of professional courier partners, we cover all big cities in Switzerland. Today, LuckaBox already offers access to more than 30% of the Swiss population.
Lumartix 2010 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency ] Lighting
VD Lumartix is unveiling new generation power light source. Lumixo plasma lamp reduce dramatically the operating and maintenance costs thanks to producing directly spectrum AM1.5 or AM0 (without filter) and the very long lamp life time up to 40'000 hours.
magnebotix 2014 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) Physical & chemical & nano technologies
ZH Magnebotix produces and markets the MFG-100 & MFG-100-i (reference 1) magnetic field generating system developed in the Institute of Robotics and Intelligent Systems at the ETH Zürich, Switzerland.
Magripol 2010 Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Construction & buildings [ Construction of buildings, Energy efficiency, Resource efficiency ] Heating in buildings
VD Magripol manufactures ecological and natural insulation for all needs of the construction industry.
Mastercoldbrewer (re-coffee) 2017 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Low technology
SG Coffee - Drinks that are manufactured without the effects of heat. This lead to preserved aromas and vitamines. The products are fair and mostly organic.
MeduSoil 2018 Construction & buildings, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Unknown ] Construction: Resource or material optimisation
VD Medusoil is an EPFL spin-off and applies world's first ground bio-stabilization technology to mainstream construction problems. By coupling traditional construction practice with lab-developed, nature-based biochemical carriers we reduce application costs, minimize equipment requirements and increase long-term resistance against failures and environmental threats.
megasol 2004 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] Photovoltaics
SO Solar modules are produced with robots and on fully automated production plants.
Mein-Küchenchef 2015 Food, Farming or Forestry, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management, Recreation, hotels & restaurants [ Catering, Food production & retail, Restaurants, Waste & recycling ] Enabling technologies
BE The company sells ready-to-serve meals that vary seasonally and can be preserved for up to four weeks by the Sousvide type of preparation without artificial preservatives. The aspect of No food waste and regional production runs through the entire value chain of Mein-Küchenchef.
MIRO Analytical Technologies 2018 Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction [ Resource efficiency ] Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
ZH MIRO Analytical Technologies has been founded as an Empa spinoff to bring the latest mid-infrared gas sensing technology based on quantum cascade lasers (QCL) to the market. Measures simultaneously up to 10 most important green-house gases and pollutants and allows easy use through an intuitive interface on a 7 " touch screen display.
Misurio (energyon) 2008 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity, Energy efficiency, Information technology, Many fields ] Electric batteries, Enabling technologies, Hydro energy, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Smartgrid
VS Software and consulting for optimizing economic decisions around utility investments in capacity, storage and grid
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