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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
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.
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.
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