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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
Planet Horizons Technologies (Aqua-4D Water Solutions) 2004 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Farming & agriculture, Many fields ] unknown
VS Innovative Swiss solutions to improve water quality, present in over 30 countries in three industrial areas: irrigation, buildings and animal production
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)
RB2 Robotics 2017 Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas)
VD We are a spin-off from the HEIG-VD Intelligent Data Analysis Laboratory based at the EPFL innovation park. We are developing state of the art deep learning models that enable robots to make smart and secure decisions only based on what they see just like humans do.
reallook (selfnation) 2013 Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
ZH Responsible manufactured trousers, taylor made, easy online order and made in switzerland with high quality fabric.
reCIRCLE 2015 Recreation, hotels & restaurants [ Waste & recycling ] low technology
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.
reech 2012 Construction & buildings, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity, Engineering ] Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies
GR Renewable energy engeineering, with main focus on photovoltaics; As an innovative Company for Photovoltaic, they combine R&D, analytics, maintenance and consulting
Remretech 2017 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] enabling technologies
AG Recycling technology for strategically & technologically important rare earths from magnet e-wastes. The founder Ajay Patil aims to develop a portable recycling unit for e-waste and resource management.
Rengoo 2016 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Information technology ] IT-blockchain or algorithms
TG block chain solution and open standard plattform for energy supplier The Open Standards Platform provides secure and equal access to all energy market participants
RethinkResource 2017 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ]
ZH RethinkResource creates an online marketplace where producing and processing companies can trade their side and waste streams.
ReWinner Atlman 2016 Construction & buildings, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Resource efficiency, Waste & recycling ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
ZH ReWinner maximizes product and material reuse with an online plattform. All business goods, like furniture and kitchen or bath item or windows, etc. can be traded via the plattform rewinner.ch.
Riedo Networks 2005 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity, Electricity efficiency, Information technology, Resource efficiency ] smart device, Smartgrid
FR Riedo Networks Ltd develops, manufactures and distributes energy monitoring & control solutions that help customers to reduce costs for electricity and maintenance while improving monitoring and security of installations in Datacenters, buildings and large facilities. The E3METER® intelligent power distribution units measure energy consumption on all stages within a datacenter and communicate over extremely robust narrowband Powerline communication (PLC) which minimizes installation time and cost.
RINO Electronics (Eisspeicher) 2003 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Electricity, Energy storage, Heat energy ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), heating in buildings, Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies
ZH New technologies are being tested within the framework of this demonstration plant. Energy supply for old farmhouses; combination of hybrid solar modules with earth register and ice storage.
ROOMZ 2015 Construction & buildings, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Unknown ] Smarthome & building
FR ROOMZ SA is developing and promoting unique tools to better manage the agile workplaces of tomorrow. We are a rapidly growing Start-up based in Fribourg, Switzerland. Our award-winning product ROOMZ is the most scalable and easiest-to-install room signage solution in the Marketplace.
routeRANK 2007 Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency, Information technology ] e-mobility, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
VD Technology company routeRANK (2006) provides IT solutions for travel and mobility. Unlike other solutions, they address the entire door-to-door route by integrating all relevant modes of transport such as air, rail, public transport, P+Rail, P+Ride, car, rental car, car sharing, car pooling, e-bike, bike, walk and their many multimodal combinations. In a single search, its patented technology finds and ranks the best possible routes, allowing users to sort them according to multiple criteria such as price, travel time and CO2 emissions.
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