Search Database

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
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 is the leading provider of hardware and software solution for the detection and visualization of air traffic and the tracking of drones.
dingz (iolo) 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The problem with Smart Homes: they are either expensive, complicated, fragile and quickly out of date or filled with gadgets with limited applications.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.
IRISgo (previously ConceptIris) 2020
LU
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail, Recreation, Waste & recycling ] Low technology
They developed and created the best and most convenient reusable cup.
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
established
Transport & Mobility Battery, 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
growth
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 2017
ZH
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail, Resource efficiency ] Low technology
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.
Kolbev 2020
ZH
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency, Energy sufficiency ] e-vehicle charging, Renewable technologies
Kolbev is a stealth mode startup, established to provide consumers our planet's environmentally friendly energy and make it universally accessible and useful.
Komp-ACT 2018
VD
growth
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency ] Motor & actuator
At KOMP-ACT, we manufacture the industry’s most compact, lightweight, cost-efficient electric actuators, grippers and accessories destined for the motion automation market. Our patented electric solutions designed for maximum reliability and performance can be easily integrated onto new machinery or retrofitted onto virtually any existing machinery where traditional pneumatic actuators are used. Our products are designed and manufactured in Switzerland.
Kompotoi 2016
ZH
growth
Construction & buildings, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ]
Kompotoi rents, designs and sells composting toilets. Kompotoi toilets not only look good, they are environmentally friendly and absolutely odorless. We turn "human output" into a soil conditioner, closing an important natural cycle.
Koord 2016
FR
validation
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) Drone & flight, Motor & actuator
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.
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 ] 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
stagnant
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
restructuring, on hold, no development
Transport & Mobility [ Electricity, Engineering, Heating and cooling energy ] 3D Printing, Battery, e-car, 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.
REACTIS SA (previously 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 ] Battery, 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.
Live Track 2019
SG
validation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management, Transport & Mobility [ Environmental monitoring, Information technology, Resource efficiency, Transport & logisticsof goods, Waste & recycling ] Fleet management, Internet of Things, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Sensors, Smartcity, Waste management technologies, Waste recovery, recycling and re-use
SMART. INTELLIGENT. AND EFFICIENT. Live Track AG reinvents the management of silos and containers and the associated disposal and supply logistics. Thanks to an open platform that is independent of hardware manufacturers and the intelligent analytic of real-time data, we optimise the frequencies, routes and loading of vehicles. This solution saves you time and money and significantly reduces CO2 emissions
Locatee 2014
ZH
validation
Construction & buildings [ Construction of buildings ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Locatee is the leading workplace analytics solution that empowers workplace leaders to make fact-based decisions about their real estate portfolio by transforming complex data into space utilization insights. By leveraging various IT data sources, Locatee transforms information into actionable insight, thereby shaping the way employees interact with the workplace and making office buildings truly human-centric.
Lookthrough 2017
AR
validation
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Environmental monitoring, Information technology ] IT data usage, IT Software, Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
Lookthrough provides tools to streamline the collection and organization of bulk investment data. Fueling ESG reporting on non-public assets for better and more socially responsible investing. From investment due diligence and reporting to task delegation and automation. With a full audit trail to assure individual and corporate responsibility with limited liability.
Loriot 2015
ZH
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Internet platform for hosting IoT solution, focus can be on energy efficiency in buildings
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