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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
OHANA Move 2018
ZH
growth
OHANA Move is an environmentally friendly active wear label from Switzerland. We produce sportswear that consists of almost 80% recycled PET bottles. For one leggings from our production 25 PET bottles are needed. It is OHANA Move's highest concern to design trendy clothing that breaks new and environmentally conscious ground. Our reversible two-in-one clothing can be worn on both sides and is therefore doubly individual.
onCyt Microbiology AG 2017
ZH
growth
Health & House & Body Care Bio technologies
Our hard- and software add-ons turn the bench-top flow cytometer that you already own and trust, or the one that will meet your needs best into a fully automated on-line sampling and measurement device. We combine the best of two worlds by providing smart automation add-ons to established flow cytometers with known high performance.
one2seven (Shrebo) 2011
ZH
validation
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Information technology ] IT Software
shrebo is the Software-as-a-Service Cloud solution for the Sharing Economy. We enable companies of all sizes to set up innovative, cost-effective B2B and B2C sharing solutions. Sharing with shrebo increases the benefit for everyone and realizes competitive advantages for our customers thanks to optimized capacity utilization and lower costs.
onlog 2007
TI
established
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Electricity efficiency, Many fields ] LED, Lighting
Onlog (Switzerland) Ltd, located in Gordola - Ticino - Switzerland, has been founded in 2006 with the purpose to provide professionally outsourced Supply-Chain- and Logistics-Services with totally integrated processes and structures. www.onlog.eu The "Onlux"-Section within Onlog is dedicated to LED-Lighting solutions for Households, Building decoration, Commercial lighting, Hotels/Restaurants, Public lighting/Street-lighting and LED-Electronics and Auxiliaries. Onlux is a multiple test-winner. www.onlux.ch
OpenStratosphere (Solar.Aero) 2015
VD
formation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management Drone & flight, Enabling technologies
OpenStratosphere is an independent pure play company. We operate flexible Near Space platforms with the highest safety and efficiency. We offer rapid mission deployment for your earth observation applications, environmental intelligence or communication infrastructure.
Optical Additives 2006
BE
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy management solutions ] Photovoltaics, Solarthermal energy
Optical Additives GmbH's product ZeoFRET® is a brand new, revolutionary additive for transparent polymers. These polymers then serve as a light harvester. The harvested light is transferred to a solar cell and transformed into electricity.
Optor 2014
BE
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Optor AG is a specialist for complex planning and optimization problems. In many cases, productivity can be significantly increased by targeted optimization of operating processes. Our optimization software ODS is the ideal tool to realize this potential quickly, easily and cost-effectively, e.g. for power industry: Smart Grid: Optimized load control for your network or lower costs thanks to optimized purchasing and warehousing.
OrbiWise 2014
GE
established
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
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.
Ormera 2019
BE
formation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Information technology ] IT blockchain or algorithms
Ormera is an blockchain based online platform for administration and invoicing local grids. Ormera simplifies the complexity of electricity billing and the associated administrative processes as a service. Ormera ist designed for tenants, local grid owners or investors for PV plants.
Oturb 2018
NE
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy storage ] Hydrogen technology and fuel cells
OTurb oil-free turbomachinery OTurb is a spin-off from the Laboratory for Applied Mechanical Design (LAMD) which is based in Neuchâtel, Switzerland and part of the Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL). This recirculator is designed and optimized to enhance Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (SFOCs). Details on this recirculator technology are published in the Journal of Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage.
oxara 2019

formation
Construction & buildings [ Construction of buildings ] Construction: Resource or material optimisation, Physical & chemical & nano technologies, Waste recovery, recycling and re-use
The ETH-Spin-off is developing healthy and affordable floors for the more than 75% of the local Rwandan families living in dirty homes due to lack of good floors.
Oxygen at Work 2017
ZH
validation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption IT data usage
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.
ParaTop 2016
GL
validation
Transport & Mobility [ Road vehicles and transport ]
The ParaTop is rain protection that can be installed quickly on most bikes and keeps you dry during the ride.
ParkU 2012
ZH
growth
Transport & Mobility [ Road vehicles and transport ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
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
Perspective Robotics (Fotokite) 2014
ZH
growth
Transport & Mobility [ Natural hazards & catastrophe prevention & protection ] Drone & flight
Fotokite designs, manufactures, and supports tethered aerial video streaming systems for Public Safety teams to gain situational awareness in firefighters and first responder teams.
Pexapark 2017
ZH
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Electricity, Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Pexapark enables better renewable energy sales in subsidy-free markets through a combination of software tools and PPA transaction services. We provide developers & operators with revenue management, hedge risk analysis and optimization capabilities and enable them to participate the open market with the confidence of full energy sales & trading compliment. Our award-winning PexaQuote provides the standardized pricing methodology across the range of PPA contracts, term lengths and asset types. Sellers and buyers execute PPA transactions with our advisory service. Last but not least, we connect producers and off-takers, provide historical deal trends and reduce search costs through our community platform PexaConnect. Together they form a seamless platform to better enable renewable energy sales.
PHYSEOS 2011
VS
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy efficiency ] Construction : Increase efficiency or renewable energy use., Renewable technologies
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
BS
formation
Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management ] e-bike, e-mobility, Fleet management
Pick-e-Bike is your sharing system for e-bikes and e-scooters in the Basel region. Fast, easy and cheap.
Pickwings (nanio) 2012
VS
growth
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Transport & Mobility [ Maritime and waterways transport, Resource efficiency, Road vehicles and transport, Transport & logisticsof goods ] e-cargo, e-mobility, Fleet management, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
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.
Plair 2014
GE
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Environmental monitoring ] Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
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 (Aqua4D Water Solutions) 2004
VS
growth
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Food, Farming or Forestry, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Farming & agriculture, Resource sufficiency, Water Management ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
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.
Plutinsus 2019
ZH
formation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Environmental monitoring ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Software system that can easily integrate data with all its detail from any source and can interactively visualize this data to business end users, from experts to occasional users, for understanding relationships, cause-and-effects and, therefore, potential risks in their business. Such explorative analysis is used for the purposes of strategic and operational planning, forecasting, monitoring and incident analysis. The data could come from internal sources (ERP, GIS, BIM), external sources (weather, environment, governmental institutions), energy models (long- and short-term supply and demand) and sensors (smart meters, network management system).
Polarmond Outdoor 2017
ZH
growth
Recreation, hotels & restaurants [ Recreation, Sport ] Enabling technologies
The company develops, produces and markets the world’s first self-warming and temperature controllable sleep shells, bivouacs and tents with dehumidification management.
Power-Blox 2015
AG
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Photovoltaics
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
ZH
growth
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Electricity efficiency ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
POWERGIA GmbH provides access to an liberalised electricity market for large consumers
Prana Sustainable Water (W2AREX) 2012
VD
validation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Service pooling, Waste & recycling, Water Management ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
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.
Precision Vine 2016
VD
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Environmental monitoring, Farming & agriculture, Information technology ] Drone & flight, IT data usage
With a focus on improving wine quality, Precision Vine works with growers and winemakers to collect and analyze remote-sensing data and assist in integrating the information acquired into specific management plans. We offer high-resolution hyper/multispectral aerial imaging and associated vineyard specific data services to address vineyard heterogeneity, vine balance, irrigation management, harvest planning, disease mapping, nutrition needs, maturation curve and more.
Prognolite 2016
ZH
validation
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 ]
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.
Project B64 2018
VD
formation
Transport & Mobility [ Road vehicles and transport ] e-car, Electric batteries, e-mobility, e-motorbike, e-motorcycle, e-scooter
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.
ECCO2 (Pronoo) 2013
FR
established
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy efficiency, Information technology ] Enabling technologies, Smart device
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.
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