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
e-covoiturage.ch 2005
VD
growth
Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management, Road vehicles and transport ] e-mobility
The e-covoiturage.ch association aims to put users in contact with each other, in order to develop carpooling as an alternative way of transport. The association is non-profit and exists thanks to subsidies and support of its partners. Personalized carpooling solutions are offered to companies and administrations at the best rates. Contact us for further information about our made-to-measure service.
Aurora's Grid 2016
VD
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity grids & flexibility, Energy storage ] Smartgrid
Aurora's Grid develops an ageing-aware and eco-friendly energy management software for electrochemical batteries in smart building and/or electric vehicle reducing the ageing of the battery up to 45% compared to non ageing aware management batteries.
autoSense 2018
ZH
growth
Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Sensors
autoSense is a Swiss start-up with headquarters in Zurich. Its vision is to create an open, Swiss ecosystem that totally disrupts the connection between driver and vehicle. To this end, the company develops and offers services for private individuals and fleet managers in the field of intelligent networking of cars. At the heart of the system is an app and an adapter that provides users with a digital assistant for their cars and access to the growing ecosystem. This already includes new models for car insurance, a digital payment function when refuelling, a tax-compliant logbook, active warning messages in the event of vehicle malfunctions and much more.
AVA Biochem (5-hmf) 2015
BS
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..)
AVA Biochem produce chemical compounds from waste. They have developed, piloted and patented a fully water-based process for the conversion of industrial sugars into the 100% bio-based molecule 5-HMF. This platform chemical is ideally positioned to advantageously replace petroleum-sourced chemicals in various mass-market applications, due to its versatility, non-toxicity and bio-sourcing. Targeted applications include biopolymers as well as resins and adhesives.
Avantama (nanograde) 2008
ZH
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Engineering ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Photovoltaics, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Avantama develops and produces nanomaterials for electronics. Avantama’s material innovations enable the fabrication of high quality optical and electronic coatings by established printing and coating techniques.
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).
Battery Consult 2008
BE
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy storage, Resource efficiency, Resource sufficiency ] Electric batteries, Renewable technologies
BATTERY CONSULT develops salt battery cells (Ni/NaCl) and batteries to the prototype stage, performs simulation and testing of cells and components and assists in production planning. The team has a comprehensive experience in technology transfer to customers.
Battronics 2017
ZH
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy storage ] Electric batteries
Battronics is an innovative start-up that markets the knowledge and technology to charge Li-ion batteries also below 15°C sufficiently fast. Battronics provides knowledge, consulting and research for Li-ion batteries and their electronics and management system.
BEN Energy 2011
ZH
growth
Behavioural change, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
BEN Energy develops and operates Europe's leading Energy Analytics Platform. The platform combines big data analytics and behavioural science to predict relevant customer behaviour. Also is used to optimize customer portfolio and processes and conduct potential analysis of commodity and products
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.
BIM Facility 2017
ZH
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Building technology, Construction of buildings, Information technology ] IT data usage
BIM Facility AG specialises in the digitisation of real estate and brings existing digital planning models up to date: Asset Information Modelling (AIM) comprises the acquisition and construction of all relevant data and information to improve the performance and optimum maintenance of existing properties.
Bitlumens 2016
ZG
growth
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity grids & flexibility, Engineering ] Internet of Things, LED, Lighting, Photovoltaics, Sensors, Smart device, Smartgrid
BitLumens distributes solar power devices in areas without a power-grid and connects them to the blockchain. By using the devices, people build up credit scores and investors can view where the machines are located and how much power these generate. Remitters can pay for their family's electricity bills providing transparency and security of transactions.
Blockstrom 2017
BE
growth
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Photovoltaics
Blockstrom enables real estate investors to supply rooftop solar power to the inhabitants of their buildings. We measure the electricity consumption and supply complete metering and billing data to property managers. Our web portal makes the management of energy consumption communities easy and efficient. We support self consumption communities.
Bond Mobility (smide) 2018
ZH
growth
Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management ] e-bike, Electric batteries, e-mobility, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
smide ist the world's first stationless e-bike sharing offering a turn-key solution for endcustomers and business partners. freefloating e-Bike sharingsystem
BoxTango 2011
AR
growth
Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency, Rail transport, Transport & logisticsof goods ] e-cargo, e-mobility
BoxTango moves containers horizontally between road and rail with a newly developed transshipment technology. Intermodal Transport involves the transportation of freight using multiple modes of transportation (rail, ship and/or truck).
b-science.net 2018
AI
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy storage ] Electric batteries, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
We improve decision making quality in the energy storage community based on patent literature analysis, which allows for the anticipation of future technology trends.
BUYECO 2014
VS
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy efficiency, Heating and cooling energy, Service pooling ] Enabling technologies, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Renewable technologies
BUYECO is an innovative marketplace allowing you to buy or sell renewable energy, through the trade of Garantees of Origin. The aim of BUYECO is to make access to renewable energy easier, and continiously increase visibility on the market and its development to all actors of the renewable energy business. By giving to all users access to the best offers, BUYECO makes a direct the between sellers and buyers of renewable energy, and allows a transparent and fair pricing.
carpasus 2014
ZH
growth
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps Low technology
CARPASUS combines sustainability with quality, style and coolness. Our mission is to provide you with quality shirts that will make you feel good, accompany you for a long time, and underline your individual style. The CARPASUS shirts are now available in stores in Switzerland, Germany, Austria and Sweden and are enjoying growing popularity. CARPASUS will continue to work for a more resource-efficient fashion industry in the future. The journey continues.
Caulys 2019
VD
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture ] Resource saving agricultural technologies
The Caulys Farm brings fresh and healthy products into the city, with cultivation methods suitable for the urban environment. Our project falls within a perspective of a sustainalbe production and consumption and is like an urban greenhouse.
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.
Circle Soaps 2018
ZH
growth
Health & House & Body Care, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Bodycare, Waste & recycling ]
Circle Soaps produces handmade, cold made soaps with organic and herbal ingredients. We are an ethical company and strive to be as environmentally friendly as possible and to minimize our waste.
CitizenBees 2013
NE
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Environmental monitoring, Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail, Hotel ] Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
CitizenBees is an eco-responsible company that develops a ready-to-use beekeeper service to house, on the roofs of companies and communities, technological and urban hives in order to participate in the protection of bees, essential pollinating insects.
CleanFIZZ 2011
GE
growth
Construction & buildings, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Construction of buildings, Resource efficiency, Resource sufficiency, Waste & recycling ] Hydro energy (small scale), Photovoltaics, Physical & chemical & nano technologies, Renewable technologies
CleanFizz SA is the world leader in Intelligent Active Self-Cleaning solar and glass surfaces. Innovative technology based on electrostatic waves to clean dust off surfaces. The company's main objective is to make the cleantech world cleaner than ever.
CleanGreens 2013
VD
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail ] Resource saving agricultural technologies
CleanGreens (previously CombaGroup) is an award-winning Swiss agro-tech company that provides innovative farming solutions in mobile aeroponics. Our patented technology greatly reduces water consumption and contamination risks while offering maximum productivity per square meter. Our efficient and mechanised irrigation and spacing systems produce clean, fresh and pesticide-free lettuce and aromatic plants all year round.
ClimatePlace 2009
VD
growth
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Service pooling ] Climate technologies, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
The platform Climat Place seeks to highlight pre-due-diligenced, bankable climate-related projects in order to raise a blend of public and private capital required to make such green development projects a reality.
Climate services 2013
FR
growth
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction [ Environmental monitoring ] Climate technologies
Climate Services offers tools and support to help companties and other organizations to manage risk and identify opportunities related to climate change. The company owns the online www.CO2-Platform.ch to quantify CO2 emissions and identify the most attractif projects.
Climeworks 2009
ZH
growth
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction Climate technologies
Climeworks develops, builds and operates direct air capture machines. With our technology we capture carbon dioxide directly from the air. The air-captured carbon dioxide can either be recycled and used as a raw material, or completely removed from the air by safely storing it. Our machines consist of modular CO₂ collectors that can be stacked to build machines of any size. Climeworks direct air capture machines are powered solely by renewable energy or energy-from-waste.
Cortexia 2016
FR
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Cleaning, Waste & recycling ] IT data usage, Smartcity, Smart device
Cortexia's solution allows the cities to monitor urban littering, improving the city's cleanliness while reducing cleansing costs. Our intelligent vision measurement systems provide an objective measurement and detailed mapping of urban litter. Mobile cameras recognise and map the littering according to categories in the whole city and compute a cleanliness index.
CPD-Swiss 2012
AG
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Waste & recycling ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Renewable technologies
Production of bio-diesel from biomass, old oil and household waste.
CyanoGuard 2016
ZH
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Engineering, Environmental monitoring, Food production & retail, Healthcare, Prevention of or protection from technical risks, Resource efficiency ] Bio technologies, New chemical materials
CyanoGuard AG is a chemical technology company with innovative solutions for the detection of cyanide in water, food extracts and blood samples. Participation: CyanoGuard AG is a chemical technology company with innovative solutions for the detection of cyanide in water, food extracts and blood samples.
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