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
Cymmersion 2016
AG
growth
Communication, Media, Education or Games [ Information technology ] Gamification, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Our main focus is on the development of immersive applications, especially Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality.
Daphne Technology 2017
VD
validation
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Maritime and waterways transport, Transport & logisticsof goods ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Daphne Technology SA is developing a catalyst-free scrubber technology to help the petrochemical, power and transportation industries to reduce air emissions to the levels required by international and national regulations. Daphne Technology’s patented nanotechnology based solutions can be miniaturized and is especially well-suited to meet the requirements of marine vessels.
dashcom 2016
FR
growth
Construction & buildings [ Building technology ] Smarthome & building
Our solutions use various hardware technologies such as ibeacon or eddystone sensors as well as NFC readers and other geofencing marketing devices to improve the use of resources, like meeting rooms etc. in the areas of large-scale information systems and real time streaming solutions.
Direct Coffee 2016
BS
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Low technology
We want to build bridges: between coffee drinkers here in Switzerland and coffee farmers in Ethiopia. With coffee that represents your values. Better than organic. More than fair. CO2 neutral.
Embion Technologies 2019
VD
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Bio technologies, New chemical materials
EMBION catalyzes the future of #nutrition by introducing a portfolio of sophisticated, complex EMBION-BIOACTIVES with expanded prebiotic properties. EMBION innovates with brilliant #plant-based technologies that customize unique nutrition in exceptional speed and are surprisingly affordable.
Enuu 2018
BE
growth
Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management, Road vehicles and transport ] e-mobility
Enuu is the first free* LEV sharing service that redefines urban mobility. Enuu is based on an intelligent and highly efficient light electric vehicle. It allows you to avoid being stuck in traffic jams and has a very low carbon footprint.
Faitron 2016
SG
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry, Health & House & Body Care [ Food production & retail, Healthcare ] Enabling technologies
Faitron is a Swiss company focusing on mobile food solutions e.g. a heated lunch box or baby bottle. Our goal is to improve health and well-being through our innovative product solutions and become a global influencer in the home appliance industry.
gateway.uno 2016
SG
validation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy management solutions, Environmental monitoring ] Heating in buildings, Photovoltaics
Gateway.uno is an easy-to-use online tool for energy accounting. With gateway.uno, energy and water consumption can be recorded and evaluated. The comprehensible evaluation supports the presentation of the consumption values, the systematic analysis of the energy data, the planning of measures and the success control. The energy accounting with gateway.uno can be used for a single building as well as for entire building parks, for example for municipal buildings.
Gjosa 2016
BE
growth
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Energy efficiency, Resource efficiency ] Hydro energy (small scale), Water conservation
Gjosa technology, inspired by Icelandic geysers, lies in the patented design of the shower head, which by splitting the flow, increasing the power of the jet and profiling fine droplets, reduces the flow of water to 2 litres per minute, compared to an average of 11 litres with ordinary equipment.
Goldstroem 2016
ZH
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] Photovoltaics, Solarthermal energy
Some claim that solar power is expensive. Not true. Our solar systems produce, thanks to efficient construction, more economical to operate than any other Electricity supplier. Because with our Solar systems save you transport costs (network charges) and public charges.
heatneutral 2016
TI
formation
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy efficiency, Energy Production ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..)
HeatNeutral produces the worlds most efficient, cost effective and scalable heating system for homes and industry. We also produce and supply the CO2 neutral fuels with these two technologies we help users meet their climate neutrality ambitions.
Huxley Design (Elephbo) 2016
ZH
growth
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Functional clothes, Waste & recycling ] Low technology
We recycle cement bags in Cambodia in order to assemble them to high quality fashion products and create thereby sustainable working environments.
Innovida Swiss Technology 2016
TI
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas), Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Resource efficiency ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Innovida produces high efficiency and silent heat pumps for pools and building heating, based on an innovative Platform, patented worldwide.Innovida Swiss Technology SA mission is to develop new ideas and innovative technologies to create products that effectively meet these heating needs, while respecting the environment.
InstaHeat 2019
ZH
formation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Food, Farming or Forestry, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Electricity efficiency, Food production & retail, Heating and cooling energy ] Heat industrial usage, Heating in buildings
InstaHeat is a technology-based Company located in Zürich. We develope a new kind of heating device being able to heat any conductive fluid instantly and precisely to the desired temperature with very high efficiency. The device generates the heat directly within the fluid, eliminating the need for a heating element. The technology allows a compact design so that it fits into various machines, like food heating systems.
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 develops and produces air traffic awareness systems for professional drone applications.
MOOST 2016
SG
validation
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps, Recreation, hotels & restaurants [ Energy efficiency, Energy management solutions, Heating and cooling energy, Hotel, Information technology, Restaurants ] Cooling technology, Heating in buildings, Internet of Things, IT data usage, IT Software, LED, Lighting, Sensors, Smart device, Smarthome & building
We turn Smart Home data into actionable insights. We make Smart Homes smart. We help our users all around the world save energy, feel more secure, sleep better and save time. We do so by combining smart devices from leading companies into mini-automations. Mini-automations get complex or annoying jobs done for you at your command. MOOST is the world's first solution that does not require any technical expertise nor expensive installations. Our automations are ready-to-use, configured for your individual home and super easy to install and adapt.
MoSan GmbH 2016
LU
validation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Low technology
Mosan is a rapid-deployable sanitation solution for challenging environments as slums and refugee camps. It contains a urine-divertig dry toilet and ecological system that consideres human excreta as a valuable ressource.
nanoleq 2017
ZH
validation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Electricity ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
By using innovative conductive materials, we can produce cables with a long flex life, flexible cable shields and even stretchable cables.
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.
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.
RethinkResource 2017
ZH
established
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Food production & retail, Resource efficiency, Waste & recycling ]
RethinkResource creates an online marketplace where producing and processing companies can trade their side and waste streams.
rovenso 2016
VD
validation
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Natural hazards & catastrophe prevention & protection ] Robotic, Video and Film
ROVENSO makes agile robots for security monitoring of industrial sites. Concretely, their robots patrol fully autonomously inside and outside industrial buildings at night, detecting intrusions, thefts but also anomalies such as hot-spot (start of fires), liquid or gas leaks that could be dangerous for humans.
Rubbish Design 2016
VD
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Wearable devices or apps
Our products are crafted from used sails, kitesurf, paragliding or each kind of toy you could use to fly and play with Nature. They cannot longer be used for their original purpose, but still offer great features. Strenght, colours, graphical design, texture.
Share your BICAR 2016
ZH
validation
Transport & Mobility [ Electricity, Engineering ] e-bike, e-mobility, e-motorbike, e-motorcycle, e-scooter, Smartcity
Electric e-bike vehicle (Production start planned for 2020); "Share Your Bicar" is a spin-off of the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) in Switzerland.
smart grid solutions 2016
ZH
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity, Electricity grids & flexibility ] IT blockchain or algorithms, Smartgrid
GridBox, the largest Smart Grid demo project in Switzerland, laid the fundament for smart grid solutions AG. The project partners founded the spin-off in August 2016 to support the network operators on their way into the decentralized & digital age with an innovative network management solution.
Social Fabric 2016
ZH
validation
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps [ Waste & recycling ] Low technology
Social Fabric is a ecological and social sustainable textile center based in Zurich. We use textiles with a small ecological and positive social footprint. We run a program that aims to empower refugees in our local community through textile work.
Solarify 2016
BE
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Electricity ] Photovoltaics
Solarify sells single solar panels to small investors and puts the panels on rented roofs. Solarify enables small investors to contribute to the energy transition with small amounts and little risk, roof owners to get a free solar installation and to reduce their electricity cost
Sponti-Car 2016
ZH
formation
Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Sponti-Car brings electric mobility to swiss rural communities, by providing a electric car to share and organizing everythings around it, like the neccessary charging stations.
STRIDE Learning 2016
ZH
growth
Communication, Media, Education or Games [ Unknown ] Communication, Low technology
Our mission is to support personal, social and environmental transformations that lead us towards more sustainable and equitable societies as well as meaningful and fulfilling lives. Through action research, collaboration as well as STRIDE’s unSchooling approach to learning, we strengthen the capacity of individuals, organizations, cities, and sectors to develop impactful solutions to complex problems.
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