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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
rovenso 2016 Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Natural hazards & catastrophe prevention & protection ] unknown
VD 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.
rqmicro 2013 Food, Farming or Forestry, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Healthcare ] Bio technologies
ZH Next generation microbiology for water and food safety
rSupply Solutions 2014 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ]
ZG rSupply specializes in streamlining the recycling flow between recycling plants and suppliers at every step of the recycling chain. Contacts are peer to peer based, ensuring direct transactions whenever possible. rSupply allows recycling plants to outsource their complete supply management, gives expanded sales opportunities to suppliers and assists investors as they enter the recycling market.
Rubbish Design 2016 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Wearable devices or apps
VD 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.
Saganà 2014 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] low technology
ZH 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.
SAMAWATT 2018 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy management solutions ] data usage, Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, IT-blockchain or algorithms
VD SAMAWATT helps wind and solar park operators manage the market risk efficiently by providing pertinent solutions such as accurate production and price forecast, spot market trading strategies, battery storage optimization, and peer-to-peer energy exchange using modern technology and powerful algorithms.
Samro Technik 2013 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Cleaning ] Physical or chemical technologies
BE Samro Technik AG has been dealing with the electrolysis of water by means of boron doped diamond electrodes for years. The resulting change in the water (ECA water) and the generation of other compounds allow a wide range of applications.
Saniswiss 2006 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Cleaning ] Physical or chemical technologies
GE Ecological alternative to disinfectants and chemical antimicrobial cleaners.
Save NRJ 2011 Construction & buildings, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Construction of buildings, Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency ] Renewable technologies
VS Save NRJ offering services in the field of building physics and renewable energies.The company is specialized in building energy optimization, our services are multiple and range from energy audit to planning new construction and renovation, certification (Minergie, CEBS), subsidies.
Südostbahn (abilio) 2018 Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
You know the destination, abilio knows the way. abilio creates an individual route for you – whether you are travelling on foot or by bicycle, car or public transport, you will always have a valid ticket thanks to abilio. Now also with our handy walk-in and swipe-in functions. Just download the app and begin.
Sciyent 2012 Transport & Mobility e-bike, e-mobility, E-vehicle charging
ZH Sciyent offering safe & secure bike lockers and inductive battery charging systemscoupled with sensor technology offering real-time data exchange; The integrated system includes a unique electrical drive system, alarm integration and an inductive e-bike battery charging facility.
SEAS SOCIÉTÉ DE L'EAU AÉRIENNE SUISSE 2013 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Resource efficiency ] Filters, Hydro energy, Renewable technologies
TI SEAS manufactures integrated systems and machines of air to water machines in order to produce high-quality drinking water for human consumption. A by-product of the above systems is thermal energy, which can be reused for heating, ventilation, conditioning, and dehumidification purposes.
SEDO ENGINEERING (smartIndigo) 2014 Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps Physical or chemical technologies
VS The brand Smart­IndigoTM stands for an industrially prov­en technology, which will make a difference by bringing a rudimentary change to the global denim dyeing industry. It is an indigo dye which needs less water and chemicals for the dyeing process.
Self-e 2018 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Transport & Mobility automated or self driving, e-mobility
ZH Project of the VBZ to test an automotive shuttle bus with an electrical drive.
Sensefly 2009 Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management enabling technologies, smart device
VD Our proven drone solutions simplify the collection and analysis of geospatial data, allowing professionals in surveying, agriculture, engineering and humanitarian aid to make better decisions, faster. senseFly was founded in 2009 and is the commercial drone subsidiary of Parrot Group.
Sensorscope 2009 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Environmental monitoring, Information technology ] data usage, smart device
VD Sensorscope is an IT company with a strong know-how in radio communication, hardware/software engineering, and database technologies, that applies cutting-edge data collection technology to wireless monitoring.
Serbot 2009 Construction & buildings, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) Photovoltaics, robotic
NW SERBOT AG is a leading Swiss technology company in the field of advanced service robots and moving systems. Its innovations have achieved several rewards. Serbot develops and produces intelligent robot systems to clean sophisticated surfaces such as photovoltaic solar panels, large glass facades.
Sharely 2013 Behavioural change, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Resource sufficiency, Services pooling, Waste & recycling ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
ZH Plattform to enable local community sharing all kinds of products, online plateform.
Share your BICAR 2016 Transport & Mobility [ Electricity, Engineering ] e-bike, e-mobility, e-motorbike, e-motorcycle, e-scooter, smartcity
ZH 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.
sharoo 2013
Plattform to enable private car sharing.
SIGMAtools 2013 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency ] low technology
ZH SIGMAtools GmbH is a high-tech Startup, founded in Zurich in 2013. With the special measuring technique, analytic process and improvement-knowhow we have majored in Energy- and Resourceefficiency in the production.
Signa-Terre 2008 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
GE Energy audits and analysis for building energy use; Signa-Terre SA specialises in the energy monitoring of existing buildings and in assisting project owners in renovation/construction projects.
SIGS 2010 Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Energy efficiency, Resource efficiency ] Filters, Photovoltaics
VD SIGS has developed a filtration technology in water purification using the latest renewable energy (solar/wind) supply equipment available on the market AQUAMOBILE and AQUAFILTER both able to purify Sea, Brackish or Soiled Water to the highest degree of pure clean drinking water
Silent-Power 2002 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy storage, Engineering ] Renewable technologies, Synthetic fuels (e.g. power to liquid)
ZG The innovative energy system of Silent-Power is based on the liquid heating and automotive fuel, methanol. In a CO2-neutral cycle, first methanol can be obtained from clean energy.This allows the Econimo mini power plant of Silent-Power to generate electricity and hot and cold water.
Simple Complex (Switzercloud, colibird) 2012 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency, Heat energy ] Internet of Things, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, smart device
ZH Energy management software for household and buildings. Simple Complex with the CMS Colibird provides technology for energy services and Internet of Things (IoT), mainly through innovative software solutions and interfaces for the measurement and presentation of measurement data.
Simply Home 2017 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy management solutions ] Smarthome & building
BE Simply Home is a Swiss Startup that invented an intelligent heating system for radiators, in order to regulate the temperature in your building optimally. We combine technology and ecology with the objective of reducing our CO2 and saving energy in a simple and economical way.
Skyforce 2015 Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis, Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency, Engineering ] drone & flight, e-mobility, low technology
SH SKYFORCE is a Swiss based company which aims to introduce the latest type-certified gyroplane and ecological light aircraft solutions to professional users around the world. We provide information about highly efficient, ecological and cost effective light aviation technology and provide the best aerial solutions for law enforcement, homeland security, emergency services, environmental monitoring and metropolitan traffic authorities.
Skypull 2013 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy efficiency, Engineering, Resource efficiency ] drone & flight, Wind energy
TI Skypull is developing an altitude wind power system based on a fully autonomous drone that captures the energy from the strong, abundant and constant altitude winds through a ground-based generator. Skypull has proprietary, high-efficiency and resilient airframe that makes it more deployable and versatile than its competitors.
Smart Energy Control 2016 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy efficiency ] IT network, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
AG Zogg energy controle provides energy controlling systems for self-consumption managers for single and multi-family homes and own consumption communities as well as hole areas. They are the only supplier to be able to integrate all types of heat pumps and can also actively manage the building as a thermal storage facility.
smart grid solutions 2016 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity ] Smartgrid
ZH 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.
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