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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
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 2000 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
Paratop 2016
The ParaTop is rain protection that can be installed quickly on most bikes and keeps you dry during the ride.
parku 2012
ParkU equips you with everything you need for the perfect parking experience. Search for and find parking spaces near you, or at your destination. Reserve parking spaces in car park garages at hourly, daily, weekly or monthly rates. Easily pay for all your transactions directly from your phone. In Switzerland not all functionalities are available
Pexapark 2017 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Electricity, Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
ZH pexapark accompanies the clients as partners in their investments in wind farms, solar parks and hydro stations. PEXA®connect, is an all-in-one service that includes PPA advice, transaction management, our PPA academy, exclusive market intelligence and access to our portfolio monitoring tool.
PHYSEOS 2011 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy efficiency ] Construction : Use of efficiency and renewable energy, Renewable technologies
VS Physeos focuses its activities on sustainable development and energy efficiency in the built environment and industrial processes. Physeos provides solutions to reduce the need for investment in energy infrastructure, cut fuel costs, increase competitiveness and improve consumer welfare. Main activities: • Energy optimization in buildings and industrial processes, • Building physics, numerical simulation, • Distributed energy production systems, • Education and training for professionals.
Pick-e-Bike 2018 Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management ] e-bike, e-mobility, fleet management
BS Pick-e-Bike is your sharing system for e-bikes and e-scooters in the Basel region. Fast, easy and cheap.
Pickwings (nanio) 2012 Transport & Mobility [ Resource efficiency, Transport & logisticsof goods ] e-cargo, e-mobility, fleet management, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
VS DIGITAL TRANSPORT SOLUTION FOR COMPANIES AND INDIVIDUALS IT software and plattform to organize transport. The challenges of new and modern transport solutions have grown steadily in recent years in the area of the shipping industry. With the developed solution from Pickwings, the shipping and transport industry is able to make the transition to digital change. The Pickwings business model is designed to use the unloaded mileage of the transport companies in order to enable a CO2-optimized shipment of goods on the road.
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 [ 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.
Planet Horizons Technologies (Aqua-4D Water Solutions) 2004 Food, Farming or Forestry, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Farming & agriculture ] Physical or chemical technologies
VS Aqua-4D® Water Solutions, based in Switzerland, offers a cutting-edge technology which maximizes irrigation efficiency while solving several common problems. A Swiss Cleantech company present in over 40 countries, Aqua-4D® has developed an innovative system which subtly alters the structure of water. Whatever your specific needs, the Aqua-4D® system adapts to your specific needs to bring solutions to your problems.
Planted Food 2019
Planted produces food products from plants, that replace meat, taste good an contain healthy ingrediants. Only a handful of carefully selected ingredients go into Planted: pea protein, pea fiber, sunflower oil and water.
Polarmond Outdoor 2017 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." Easy to scale.
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 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
ZH 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 (W2AREX) 2012 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Services pooling, Waste & recycling, Water Management ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
VD The WasteWater Reuse and Energy Exchange (W2AREX ©) is a platform designed to commoditise wastewater treatment capacities and matching offers and demands of treated wastewater with wastewater supplies. It boost circular economy by proactively matching the following needs: @ B2B buyers of treated wastewater @ B2B sellers of treated wastewater for future deliveries @ C2B suppliers of wastewater for future deliveries of wastewater including inputs easy to treat to get shared profits of its transformation into water, energy, fertilizers, bio-cements, fertilizers.
prelovedREVOLUTION 2018 Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps [ Waste & recycling ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
prelovedREVOLUTION is the first green marketplace to buy and sell vintage, preloved and socio-ecofriendly, high quality fashion and design articles. Both individuals and firms can use ithe platform.
Procsea 2016 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] low technology
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 Our forcast 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 EcoBITs stands for predictive regulatory optimization and automated reporting. We thus enable automated and cost-effective energy controlling Pronoó can benefit from data from all existing measuring devices as well as from external data sources and thus create greater added value.
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 Since 2009, PubliBike has been offering bike sharing networks in several Swiss cities and is constantly expanding its offer. We take care of everything: from the development of a site concept to starting the service, including operations, customer service and network promotion... To strengthen our teams, we regularly look for creative, motivated and passionate profiles for the mobility of the future.
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 PhotoVoltaic systems.
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)
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