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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
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.
Seervision 2016 Communication, Media, Education or Games [ Information technology, Media ] Video and Film
ZH Seervison has combined computer vision, machine learning, control, and cinematography. The result is their adaptive motion control technology. It transforms any camera into an autonomous camera. Their computer vision pipeline relies on the newest and most advanced neural networks to analyze every single frame captured by any production camera in order to detect objects of interest, the background and the overall scenery.
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 Transport & Mobility IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
ZH Plattform to enable private car sharing.
Shematic 2018 Transport & Mobility [ Energy storage ] Electric batteries
GE At Shematic, our mission is to provide innovative high performance tailor made electric system to improve power and autonomy of electric vehicles. We offer our clients to take advantage of a new electromobility experience and improve the performance of electric vehicles through innovation and creativity, while benefiting of custom motors.
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 conversion 2017 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity, Heat energy ] Cooling technology, Heat industrial usage, Heating in buildings
LU The Delta-Stirling is a new generator for the conversion of heat energy into electricity. In the reverse process, the Delta-Stirling can also generate cold and heat energy by supplying electricity, as in a refrigeration compressor. In the moment we are developing a cooling unit that does without climate-damaging refrigerants!
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 Transport & Mobility [ Road transport ] Enabling technologies, Smartcity
OW 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.
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