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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
Aventor 2014 Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency, Engineering ] e-car, e-mobility, Synthetic fuels (e.g. power to liquid)
BE Efficient racing cars : nearly 100% recyclable, light-weighed (300kg), low maintenance costs .LCA is used to reduce impact.
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.
AquAero GmbH 2014 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Resource efficiency ] Heat industrial usage, Physical or chemical technologies
AG Efficient and resource-saving water production from the air for drinking water supply as well as for agricultural and industrial use, like industrial dehumidification.
act cleantech Agentur Schweiz 2015 Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
ZH act cleantech Agentur coordinates and supports the Swiss network of energy specialists and partners in support of their customers. We enable communication with the federal government, maintain specialised web tools and ensure legal conformity. It is our concern to help your company to achieve a breakthrough in energy efficiency so that you can reduce your costs and make an important contribution to climate protection.
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.
Swisscharge.ch 2014 Construction & buildings, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency, Mobility & Fleet management ] e-mobility, e-vehicle charging
SG Platform and App to share, find and use e-Charging Stations.
WormUp 2017 Food, Farming or Forestry, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Food production & retail, Waste & recycling ] Low technology
ZH Recycle your kitchen scraps at home, Compact. Odorless. Elegant. WormUp HOME is the first ceramic Worm Bin that produces compost from kitchen waste.
ADE photonExa 2014 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, LED, Lighting
ZH LED lighting solutions (spinoff); Swiss manufacturer and specialist for high-performance LEDs, lighting systems, OEM LED modules, LED LightEngines and LED retrofit - with LED products for architects, lighting planners, lighting designers, communities and private individuals with high demands.
magnebotix 2014 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) Physical or chemical 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.
Green-Y 2014 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy management solutions, Energy storage, Heat energy ] Energy storage other than batteries
BE Green-Y combines electricity storage together with a heating and cooling unit in one decentralized device. This leads to a highly efficient tri-generation energy storage system which allows electricity storage on a household scale.
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.
Fagus Suisse 2014 Construction & buildings [ Construction of buildings ] Construction: Resource or material optimisation, Wood or forest technologies
JU FAGUS SUISSE AG is the Swiss specialist for beech processing and stands for innovative spirit in constructive timber construction. They manufactures elements for structural timber construction and semi-finished products as well as glued wood panels for furniture and interior design.
rSupply Solutions 2014 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ]
ZG rSupply specializes in streamlining the recycling flow between recycling plants and suppliers at every step of the recycling chain. Contacts are peer to peer based, ensuring direct transactions whenever possible. rSupply allows recycling plants to outsource their complete supply management, gives expanded sales opportunities to suppliers and assists investors as they enter the recycling market.
carpasus 2014 Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps Low technology
ZH CARPASUS combines sustainability with quality, style and coolness. Our mission is to provide you with quality shirts that will make you feel good, accompany you for a long time, and underline your individual style. The CARPASUS shirts are now available in stores in Switzerland, Germany, Austria and Sweden and are enjoying growing popularity. CARPASUS will continue to work for a more resource-efficient fashion industry in the future. The journey continues.
Virtual Global Systems 2014 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity, Energy efficiency, Energy storage, Engineering, Heat energy, Services pooling ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Photovoltaics, Smartgrid
AG Unique and innovative platform with a new technology. Efficient, fast and cost-effective. This is Virtual Global Systems AG. A virtual power plant.
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".
Bogga (Wind Technologies) 2014 Construction & buildings, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Electricity ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Renewable technologies, Wind energy
VD Bogga Wind Power provides wind farm owners with a powerful wind turbine to harvest complex wind resources and helps them double the electricity produced from their available land resources.
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.
NEEO 2014 Communication, Media, Education or Games, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Games, Heat energy, Information technology, Media, Services pooling ] Communication, Enabling technologies, Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Heating in buildings, Lighting, Smart device, Smarthome & building
SO NEEO is a smart system that lets you control all your devices from one place and even knows who you are when you pick it up. There are two parts to NEEO, the brain and the remote. The brain communicates with your devices and the remote allows instant control. These two devices are new thinking both in design and technology. To manage your home you can use the NEEO app on your smartphone and for the ultimate experience use the NEEO remote.
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©).
Adaptricity 2014 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity, Electricity efficiency ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Smartgrid
ZH Adaptricity develops simulation and optimization software tools for adapting the electricity distribution grid for the transition towards renewable energies. Products help distribution grid operators in gaining an enhanced overview over their system and evaluating a large set of possible SmartGrid
WeACT 2014 Behavioural change, Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Many fields ] Gamification, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
ZH WeAct engages people through gamification & team dynamics with online solutions.
smart-me 2014 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency ] Enabling technologies, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Smart device, Smarthome & building
ZG specialised in measurement and intelligent controlling of energy flows in a building. All products have a direct connection to the cloud via a Wi-Fi interface and can be managed with the help of intelligent switch functions. The data are accessible via app and can be visualised, analysed and managed
ImagineCargo 2014 Transport & Mobility [ Transport & logisticsof goods ] e-bike, e-car, e-cargo, e-mobility
ZH Sustainable package delivery; ImagineCargo relies on the Bike plus Rail plus Bike concept. Instead of by plane and delivery van, documents and parcels are transported to the station by bicycle, reloaded in high-speed trains and delivered to their destination by bicycle.
Aitonomi (TeleRetail) 2014 Transport & Mobility [ Transport & logisticsof goods ] Data usage, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
VS Autopilot Software and Autonomous Transport System developer and elf-driving robots to automate logistics and to minimize the ecological footprint of transportation. The company’s award-winning Aito AutoPilot Software platform drives robots of almost any size autonomously while reducing the energy consumption, emissions, and space requirements of transport by up to 90%. Beyond industrial, urban and rural logistics automation, the Aito AutoPilot Software and system is also used for self-driving probe and beacon robots that autonomously monitor 5G networks and infrastructure.
H2 ENERGY 2014 Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Transport & Mobility [ Transport & logisticsof goods ] Renewable technologies
ZH H2 Energy wants to make hydrogen a cornerstone of the energy system. They see themselves as business innovators for renewable energies. Refining electricity into hydrogen enables the power companies to stand out from the crowd and regulate their production. Hydrogen can be used in a variety of ways, offering consumers some relevant and enhanced alternatives.
Tricopian 2014 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy storage, Information technology ] Electric batteries
NE FuelRods are the first reusable, portable charging system that allows you to fuel (charge) your mobile devices on the go, and then recharge or swap for a fresh one. It's the latest technology in portable charging technology with the highest energy density on the market.
Veganaut 2014 Behavioural change, Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps, Food, Farming or Forestry, Health & House & Body Care [ Bodycare, Catering, Food production & retail, Hotel, Information technology, Restaurants ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
BE Veganaut.net is a project started by two brothers, Toby and Sebu, from Bern, Switzerland. We wanted there to be an open-source, open-data world map on which everybody can share their vegan discoveries.
Climate Factory 2008 Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity ] Low technology, Renewable technologies
BE Climate Factory is active since 2014 and provides energy services in the field of Guarantees of Orgin and CO2-certificates.
SEDO ENGINEERING (smartIndigo) 2014 Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps Physical or chemical technologies
VS The brand Smart­IndigoTM stands for an industrially prov­en technology, which will make a difference by bringing a rudimentary change to the global denim dyeing industry. It is an indigo dye which needs less water and chemicals for the dyeing process.
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