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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
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.
smart-me 2014 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency ] enabling technologies, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, smart device, Smarthome & building
ZG specialised in measurement and intelligent controlling of energy flows in a building. All products have a direct connection to the cloud via a Wi-Fi interface and can be managed with the help of intelligent switch functions. The data are accessible via app and can be visualised, analysed and managed
Smart Parking Systems 2011
Smart Parking Systems AG offers a compelling vertical, robotic parking solutions and automated parking systems to the challenge of limited parking space. The Rotary Parker is an unique Automated Mechanical Rotary Parking System is designed to permit up to a maximum of 12 cars or 12 SUV’s to be parked easily and safely, on the surface area required to park 2 cars.
Smartvolt 2013 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity, Electricity efficiency, Energy storage, Information technology ] Electric batteries, Photovoltaics
BE Smartvolt is a system developer for smart and innovative solar solutions & installation service and consulting. The SmartSolarBox improves the installation for photovoltaics on flat roofs. The SmartPowerDesk is an intelligent energy management. SmartSolarStorage is an efficient and compact battery solution
smide 2018 Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management ] e-bike, Electric batteries, e-mobility
ZH smide ist the world's first stationless e-bike sharing offering a turn-key solution for endcustomers and business partners.
Smixin 2009 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Resource efficiency ] unknown
BE Smixin – based on a mixing unit which automatically mixes water, soap and air, touch-free, started a little revolution in 2009. Because hand washing has never been more economical and hygienic.
SMT Energy 2017 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy efficiency ] Electric batteries, Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Physical or chemical technologies, smart device, Smarthome & building
ZH Development, manufacturing and marketing of safe, reliable and economical SMT Energy Storage System that enables customers to manage their resources more effectively and sustainably. In the Redox Flow System the Energy is stored as aqueous liquids in separate tanks allowing to independently scale Power and Energy.
Social Fabric 2016 Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps [ Waste & recycling ] low technology
ZH 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.
SoFlow 2015 Transport & Mobility [ Road transport ] Electric batteries
SG SoFlow produces light electric scooter, scateboards and bikes with the latest innovation in personal, eco-friendly, last mile transportation to the global community and is committed to helping reduce carbon emissions worldwide.
SoFlow (Lou Skateboard) 2015 Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency, Engineering ] e-bike, e-mobility
SG „Green energy is the future!“ So-Flow stands for innovative high-quality e-mobility products and developed the electric skateboard Lou.
Softcar 2011 Transport & Mobility [ Electricity efficiency ] e-mobility
FR SOFTCAR is a battery electric vehicles based on novel vehicle architecture and massive use of biopolymer materials and advanced composite. It can be produced at unprecedented low weight, low cost and low capital investment, without compromising on performance and safety. SOFTCAR is a confidential project carried out in partnership with large industrial groups.
Solarify 2016 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Electricity ] Photovoltaics
BE 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
Solar Impulse 2004 Transport & Mobility [ Electricity ] e-mobility, Photovoltaics
VD Using spectacular events, like a solar flight around the world to spread new technology and support solutions.
Solar Retrofit 2013
TI The Solar Retrofit System for triangle mounting is a wall mounting system for photovoltaic, thermal and hybrid solar modules , arranged on horizontal or vertical rows, and inclined at 30 °. The main advantage of the Solar Retrofit triangle photovoltaic solar module mounting system is the increase in energy efficiency.
solartechnology.ch 2011 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] Photovoltaics
VS Solartechnology.ch sàrl is a Swiss company specialized in the installation of solar panels. Founded in 2011, the company remains young and dynamic while having the experience of more than a hundred projects. We work throughout French-speaking Switzerland on both individual and industrial projects. It employs 3 to 8 people depending on the season. The company is also a member of swisssolar, the Swiss solar energy spokesperson, which guarantees the quality of our services.
Solarville 2011 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Electricity efficiency, Energy storage, Heat energy ] Electric batteries, Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies
ZH Planning and construction of individualized made to measure photovoltaic systems as well as service and maintenance for the entire operating period
SolarXplorers (SolarStratos) 2014 Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency, Engineering ] e-mobility, Photovoltaics
VD SolarStratos is an aeronautical project aimed at flying a solar-powered airplane for the first time to the stratosphere.
Solaxess 2015 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] Photovoltaics
NE Solaxess provides a nano technology film to produce colored or white photovoltaic solar panels. Support of architects and planners in their projects.
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