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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
SwissGeoPower Engineering 28.10.2010 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Heat energy ] Geothermal energy
AG SwissGeoPower Engineering AG constructs, operates, rents and sells power plants nationally and internationally for the production of primarily electricity and secondarily heat from deep geothermal energy. These are closed petro-geo-energy power plants, which produce electricity and heat in a clean, sustainable and self-sufficient manner, which guarantees autonomy.
Swiss Hydrogen 14.07.2008 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] Hydro energy, Hydro energy (small scale), Wearable devices or apps
FR Swiss Hydrogen SA develops clean energy solutions for a variety of applications. The common factor is hydrogen! When produced using renewable energy, hydrogen becomes the ultimate clean energy vector, permitting zero-loss storage, simple scalability, and zero-emission electricity production. At Swiss Hydrogen, we strive to deliver tailor-made, turn-key solutions.
SwissINSO 01.06.2006 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Construction of buildings, Energy efficiency ] Photovoltaics, Physical or chemical technologies, Solarthermal energy
VD SwissINSO is a pioneer in the development and application of new solar technologies and products targeted at enhancing the aesthetics and overall efficiency of Building Integrated Photovoltaic and Thermal solar energy solutions. KromatixTM solar glass is available in various tuneable colours (all colours are virtually possible, white and sparkling red excepted) and has a beautiful opaque finish, making the inner workings of the solar panels are invisible and thus further enhancing the overall aesthetics of the panel.
Swiss Newater Group 28.03.2012 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management
VD One of the world’s leading provider of highly effective applications of the latest available ECA technology. These include applications in the agriculture, food processing and distribution area, consumer household cleaning solutions and industrial cleaning and disinfecting alternatives
SwissShrimp 2016 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ]
AG SwissShrimp AG is the first company in Switzerland to implement sustainable shrimp farming at an industrial level. Following successful pilot production, SwissShrimp has found an attractive location partner for large-scale production in the Swiss salt works in Rheinfelden, Aargau, in 2016.
Switzerlend (LEND) 30.07.2015 Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Financing and financial services ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
ZH The crowdlending platform LEND matches investors with borrowers. Both benefit from our fair and transparent business model.
swizz-e 02.12.2016 Transport & Mobility e-mobility, e-motorbike, e-motorcycle, e-scooter
SZ swizz-e GmbH designed a new e-scooter (Roller) that is produced completly in switzerland.
System-Alpenluft 23.03.2011 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ]
VS System-Alpenluft AG stands for sustainable and economical waste management. System-Alpenluft AG assists their customers in the optimisation of community service and logistics processes. In so doing, System-Alpenluft AG works in a target-oriented and practical way towards at least guaranteeing the quality of services and processes and, wherever possible, to reduce cost at the same time and to improve cost-effectiveness
T'Alum 16.07.2008 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency ] lighting
VD The company offers LED lightning products for a lot of different areas such as parking lots, bars, houses, etc.
technis 03.06.2016 Construction & buildings [ Energy efficiency, Engineering, Healthcare, Resource efficiency ] enabling technologies, Sensors, smartcity, smart device, Smarthome & building
VD Technis develops and commercializes smart flooring solutions for healthcare applications. Fitted with an innovative sensor technology and deep learning algorithms, the system enables, among others, physical activity tracking, monitoring and fall detection. Pioneering Smart Flooring as a Service (SFaaS), Technis addresses several key problems for elderly people and medical houses: security, physical health and monitoring, as well as autonomy.
Techsep 11.06.2009 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Filters
VD The company's main objective is the development, manufacture and marketing of all products and processes relating to environmental protection, including in particular compact equipment for road water treatment, in compliance with current legislative requirements. (Treatment of roadway waters)
TellCo Europe (TellCoSOL) 05.05.2008 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency ] LED, lighting
TI TellCo Europe Sagl based in Switzerland is an international company, active in renewable energy systems and design and production of Solar Lighting Solutions and Solar Electricity Solutions
TellCo Europe 05.05.2008 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency ] lighting, Photovoltaics, Smartgrid, Smarthome & building
TI TellCo Europe Sagl based in Switzerland is an international company, active in renewable energy systems and design and production of Solar Lighting Solutions and Solar Electricity Solutions. TellCo Europe is a leading organisation with the ability to plan, design, deploy, develop, integrate, and supply products for ECO and SOLAR demands.
Tentso 2011 Construction & buildings, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Recreation ] Photovoltaics
VD TentSO has designed and develop a solar tent roof that has the flexibility to be configured to most tent roof structures. Designed to be used by the hospitality industry it allows the event organizer/ sponsors to actively promote their “green” objectives and play a practical part on any organization’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) messaging. It’s practical design and ease of use allows for meaningful electricity generation to be used to off-set the power requirements of the event by either injecting power directly into the grid to be used later or directly into batteries.
terraplant 09.03.2001 Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Environmental monitoring, Resource efficiency ] low technology
BE terraplant ltd. is an environmental services and engineering company. We provide planning, consulting, project management, educational and research services in the fields of environment, nature & landscape and applied ecology.
ThermodynamX 04.07.2016 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy efficiency ]
SG Thermodynamics helps, advises, tests, upgrades and designs custom cooling and heating systems.
thingdust 03.02.2017 Construction & buildings [ Construction of buildings, Information technology, Resource efficiency ] Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data, smart device, Smarthome & building
LU thingdust optimizes office spaces and buildings by internet of things and machine learning technology. It automatically monitors and manages all kinds of spaces - meeting rooms, desks, .... It empowers facility managers to proactively respond to changing demands of clients for workspace.
tiko 21.09.2012 Construction & buildings, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Electricity efficiency, Energy storage, Heat energy ] enabling technologies, Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, heating in buildings, Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies, Smartgrid, Smarthome & building
SO The tiko platform brings you the power of a Virtual Power Plant (VPP) and an award-winning Smart Home Energy Management system designed to connect your Residential and SME assets. With its active VPP deployments, tiko is one of the biggest real-time Smart Grids in the world. Our customizable, future-proof technology has the life-expectancy of a PPP (Physical Power Plant) and enables the delivery of the full spectrum of energy services, including the most sophisticated such as fast frequency response. tiko enables you to become the driver for disruption and innovation in your market to create profitable business models.
Topten International Services 2009 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency, Mobility & Fleet management ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
ZH Web portal highlighting the most energy efficient consumer products: domestic appliances, office electronics, consumer electronics, lighting, building components and vehicles.
TreaTech 26.10.2015 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Waste management technologies, Water conservation
VD They are developing a ground-breaking treatment technology that will enable an eco-friendly treatment of the ever-increasing quantities of wastewater while recycling its valuable by-products and most notably, clean water. Treatech's mission is to address the increasing problem of clean water availability in all regions of the world by creating a low-cost, environmentally friendly liquid waste solution resulting in fresh-water production. Current liquid waste solution rely on landfill and incineration, which are expensive, polluting and do not allow for the recycling of the valuable products contained in the liquid waste such as fresh water, biogas and salts.
Tremola 01.02.2011 Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency, Engineering, Resource efficiency ] e-mobility
GL Market introducution of a flexible, environmentally conscious vehicle, which is both economical and fun to drive.
Tricopian 23.01.2014 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy storage, Information technology ] Electric batteries
NE FuelRods are the first reusable, portable charging system that allows you to fuel (charge) your mobile devices on the go, and then recharge or swap for a fresh one. It's the latest technology in portable charging technology with the highest energy density on the market.
Turbo Niki
Recuperation of waste heat energy industrial application and private households to produce electricity
TVP Solar 19.08.2008 Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Electricity, Energy efficiency, Engineering, Heat energy ] Photovoltaics, Solarthermal energy
GE TVP Solar SA is a Swiss company which designs, develops, manufactures and markets innovative, high-vacuum flat solar thermal panels based on a proprietary technology for cooling and heating applications. TVP Solar is a game-changer in the solar thermal industry, effectively competing with electricity in the cooling and industrial process heat markets, while introducing new thermal energy-producing roofs for the residential market.
TwentyGreen 27.10.2015 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ]
LU Production de probiotiques naturels pour nourrir les animaux de ferme. Solution durable puisque l'intégration de probiotiques implique la baisse de nourriture nécessaire; de plus, cela engendre une baisse de coût liés aux maladies et traitement de la pollution.
TwingTec 24.06.2013 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy efficiency ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Renewable technologies, Wind energy
ZH TwingTec has developed the energy drone. The drone flies on a tethered wing which flies similar as a kite to harness the energy of wind. This unlocks huge unexploited wind energy resources to produce clean energy cheaper than with fossil fuels.
Tyre Recycling Solutions 26.03.2013 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Waste management technologies
VD TRS has developed Swiss proprietary technologies to process scrap tyres and deliver output products with significant value-in-use
UniSieve 17.07.2018 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy efficiency ] unknown
ZH Over 10% of the total energy consumption worldwide is due to separation processes. To target this issue, we developed a patent-pending membrane technology, which allows cost and energy efficient separation of gases. The technology is based on an inventive way of integrating metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) into polymeric membranes. The UniSieve technology has the potential to create various separation solutions for small-scale home applications (B2C), and also large-scale industrial processes (B2B). Currently, the focus is set on building modules for the purification of hydrogen (energy, cleantech industry) and propylene (oil&gas, chemical industry).
Urban Connect 27.03.2013 Healthcare & Bodycare e-bike
ZH Urban Connect provides all-in-one bicycle fleet solutions for corporate clients. Urban Connect provides all-in-one bicycle fleet solutions for corporate clients. Companies like Google, Zurich Insurance and Roche choose Urban Connect to provide fleets of e-bicycles and bicycles for their employees who are on the move in Switzerland. Whether moving in comfort across a corporate campus for a meeting, commuting or traveling to meet clients for lunch, the bicycles provided by Urban Connect are a stylish, fun and very eco-friendly way to get around.
ValNature Pro 13.03.2009 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail, Forestry ] Synthetic fuels (e.g. power to liquid)
VS The ValNaturePro association is a non-profit association whose objective is to promote ecological agriculture through the implementation of concrete projects. ValNaturePro is the result of the ValNature cooperative.
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