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
WayRay 2014
VD
established
Transport & Mobility [ Engineering, Games, Information technology ] e-mobility
With an in-house R&D center, a prototyping factory, and a team of 170 professionals, WayRay is a developer of complex AR hardware and software for creating True Augmented Reality. Our production assets and facilities enable us to independently complete the full cycle of product prototype production, without outsourcing any steps.
WeACT 2014
ZH
growth
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
WeAct engages people through gamification & team dynamics with online solutions.
2em 2014

growth
Transport & Mobility [ Road vehicles and transport ] Fleet management, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
2EM wurde 2012 in Freiburg gegründet. Mit einer Flotte von über 2000 Fahrzeugen ist 2EM die führende private Autovermietungsplattform der Schweiz und ermöglicht Tausenden von Mitgliedern die Teilnahme an der kooperativen Wirtschaft. Die Wahl einer alternativen Art des Konsums bedeutet, Teil der Generation des Social Car Sharing zu sein!
act cleantech Agentur Schweiz 2015
ZH
growth
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
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.
Bogga 2014
VD
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Electricity ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies
Bogga provides advisory services to develop and finance behind-the-meter renewable energy projects delivering Energy-as-a-Service to Commercial & Industrial (C&I) customers, in order to reduce electricity cost by securing price visibility & stability; Improve the reliability and self-security of electricity supply by integrating energy storage solutions; Reach renewable energy targets by reducing greenhouse gas emissions & dependency on fossil fuel.
ChemAlive 2017
VD
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Software driven by machine learning that allows the chemical industry to model chemistry, improve yield and generate new chemical leads. The ChemAlive platform is designed for cheaper and faster access to computed chemical data with no expertise, hardware or software barrier through a SaaS model executable by any chemist on-line. Our system brings machine learning and big data to the chemical and Pharma industry who have a need for accurate reaction metrics to design, predict and understand chemical processes. The efficiency and reliability of our approach opens up new markets where interactive accurate data can be used as a sales, marketing and R&D tool.
Crownhealth 2014
TI
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail, Healthcare ]
We craft the essential active life inspired nutritional products, 100% free of additives, organic, plant-based and backed by science.
IRsweep 2014
ZH
validation
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
IRsweep offers a cutting-edge optical spectrometer in the mid-infrared. Microsecond time resolution combined with large spectral bandwidth and high spectral resolution offers a plethora of new possibilities in molecular analysis. Real-time observation of enzyme kinetics and chemical reaction monitoring are two out of many application fields of the IRis-F1.
QuerDenkFabrik 2014

formation
Development and improvement of high-pole electric motors. The first prototyps are promising. Using the new Soft Magnetic Composite Material
SAGANÀ 2014
ZH
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Low technology
SAGANÀ offers high quality, Swiss-EU certified organic, sustainable, fair and 100% natural ingredients in retail or bulk from the Philippines into Switzerland whilst directly supporting rural community livelihoods of our partner farmers. Products are coconut blossom nectar, single-origin Trinitario cacao beans and nibs with low cadmium levels and cold-pressed Virgin Coconut Oil as a healthier and sustainable natural oil alternative.
3rd-eyes analytics 2015
ZH
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis IT data usage, IT Software
3rd-eyes analytics is the software partner for banks, insurance companies and investment advisors for the implementation of digital, goal-based investment advice. The software solution combines a financial planning module with a stochastic procedure that determines an optimal investment allocation based on the customer's goals and allocates funds and ETF's to these using an algorithm. When selecting products, the system takes into account individual criteria for the preferred investment style as well as the client's personal values such as environmental and social aspects.
Albedo 2015
ZG
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Health & House & Body Care [ Electricity ] LED, Renewable technologies
In production, Albedo AG only uses durable components and manufactures exclusively energy-efficient lights. This saves important resources for the future and sustainably protects the environment.
Alera energies AG 2015
LU
growth
Construction & buildings, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy efficiency, Engineering, Heating and cooling energy ] Heat industrial usage, Heating in buildings, Smarthome & building
Our customers rank from private households to large companies for whom we have successfully accompanied and supported projects like the optimisation of heat pumps in family homes to the development of power plants and energy centres.
Alver (Golden Chlorella) 2015
VD
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Bio technologies
Alver is a new food company producing everyday foods that are based on Golden ChlorellaTM. This nutrient-dense micro-algae is a truly sustainable source of protein, something which the planet needs if we are to be able to feed the ever-increasing world population. We have launched with our 100% natural EASY PROTEIN powder and three different Golden Chlorella packed biscuits. We are developing soups and sauces. The business started trading in October 2016 in a successful trial period to assess market potential. Products were sold through independent shops in and around Geneva. Feedback has been very positive with a loyal client base. Consumer research carried out online in November 2016 confirmed the opportunity.
antavi 2015
ZH
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis, Transport & Mobility [ Information technology ] IT data usage
Managing safety at mega events requires agility, efficiency and team play. Antavi supports safety providers with a app-based solution to manage teams at highest precision and reduced costs. Teams can be formed quickly and coordinated efficiently. Made for crowd and disaster management, the system can be learned quickly and be operational within minutes from any mobile phone, tablet or web browser on your desktop.
Avrios 2015
ZH
growth
Transport & Mobility e-mobility, Fleet management, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
The Avrios Business Intelligence Platform helps operators of commercial vehicles utilize their assets as efficient as possible. All information about your fleet is structured on an intuitive platform (Fleet logistics).
Baabuk 2017
VD
established
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management
Sneakers that mix tradition and innovation. We use the traditional methods of shepherds who have worked wool for centuries. Through the use of renewable resources and environmentally friendly methods for the creation of our felted wool slippers, we try to reduce our ecological footprint as much as possible. We use local and sustainable materials. Production is done on site and efficiently manages natural resources.
Battrion 2015
ZH
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy storage ] Electric batteries, Filters & Membranes, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Patented Li-ion battery microstructure modification technology for faster charging. In addition, less heat is generated and Li-ion batteries can be used more efficiently in mobile segments, power tools and electric vehicles.
BePooler 2015
TI
growth
Transport & Mobility [ Information technology, Mobility & Fleet management ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
BePooler was born in Switzerland in 2015 from the simple but innovative idea of providing companies and individual users with a fast and safe way to share the trip to their workplace, thus reducing traffic, expenses, the use of private vehicles and urban pollution. The Lugano-based startup company has developed an innovative system for carpooling through a web platform and related app and has managed to entice none other than the Italian city of Milan.
BlueBird Photovoltaics 2015
NE
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Maritime and waterways transport, Road vehicles and transport ] Photovoltaics
Bluebird Photovoltaics develops solar panels that meet the highest technological and environmental requirements in the areas of mobility and high efficiency autonomous systems.
Choba Choba 2015
BE
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Low technology
A chocolate brand in which farmers no longer are mere raw material suppliers. Instead, they have a direct stake in the company and its success.
CLARA Swiss Tech 2015
TI
formation
Transport & Mobility [ Functional clothes, Healthcare, Road vehicles and transport, Sport ] e-bike, LED, Wearable devices or apps
Urban traffic is a constant danger for cyclists, particularly in low light conditions. Every day, cyclists around the world are involved in accidents caused by the lack of attention from other road users. CLARA is the revolutionary smart jacket that thanks to the integration of directional arrows and braking sensors increases the visibility of the cyclists and makes their movements safer.
ClimateRe 2015
ZG
formation
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management Low technology
ClimateRe promotes and facilitates agricultural insurance and improved community-based projects to stregthen climate resilience of farmers.
dhp technology 2015
GR
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Construction of infrastructure (roads, bridges ..), Electricity, Energy efficiency ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Photovoltaics
dhp created HORIZON which is a solar folding roof system which turn parking lots and logistics areas into electric power plants. HORIZON unfolds when the sun shines and automatically retracts into a storage unit afterwards.
ECHOJAZZ 2015
LU
growth
Construction & buildings [ Waste & recycling ] Acoustic materials & technologies e.g. noise, vibration mitigation, New chemical materials
We provide high performance acoustic absorbers for offices, retail, restaurants, hotels, gyms, pools etc. to improve speech intelligibility, wellbeing, concentration and performance.
elblox 2018
SO
validation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption IT blockchain or algorithms, Smartgrid, Smarthome & building
elblox AG is a peer-2-peer trading platform for renewable energy based on blockchain technology.
Enlife 2015
AI
validation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency, Energy management solutions, Environmental monitoring, Information technology ] Climate technologies, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
State of the Art web and mobile applications to transparently deliver ENERGY PERFORMANCE ANALYTICS, ENGAGEMENT TOOLS & ACTIONABLE INSIGHT to OPTIMZE energy use and LOWER costs while SAVING the environment. Our solutions are hardware independent, tailored to the needs of each customer and focused on non-technical stakeholders that our competitors fail to engage and address.
eqlosion 2018
VD
growth
Behavioural change, Communication, Media, Education or Games, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Food, Farming or Forestry [ Many fields ]
eqlosion is a service based company, active in the setting and piloting of entrepreneurship projects in the field of sustainability. eqlosion creates new activities and define itself as a company factory focused on sustainability.
Fleco Power 2020
ZH
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Media ] Enabling technologies, Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Photovoltaics
Marketing and management of private renewable production into virtual power plant; Farm support entrepreneurial farms and regional power generation. We procure certificates for the consumer without any complications - the added value flows directly to the local farm.
Fly & Film 2015
VS
growth
Transport & Mobility [ Airplanes & transport ] Drone & flight
The school of drones : UAVs are already indispensable in many companies today and will be one of the 8 technologies that entrepreneurs cannot imagine the year 2020 without. The Fly & Film drone academy offers training programs by professional instructors coming from civil aviation.
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