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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
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 ] Internet of Things, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
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 & chemical & nano 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 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) Photovoltaics
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, Heating and cooling 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.
SOLIDpower (Htceramix) 2000 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] Electric batteries
VD HTceramix SA (HTc) is a dynamic and dedicated SME specialized in high-temperature electro-ceramic applications for energy and gas conversion. With high temperature membrane reactors as core competence, the company works as SOLIDpower’s innovation center. Located in Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland, the company cooperates with many industrial and academic partners.
SolNanoTek (Guavae) 2007 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Construction of infrastructure (roads, bridges ..), Electricity, Energy efficiency ] Enabling technologies, Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies
VD SolNanoTek SA operates as Guavae; They develop indoor and outdoor applications based on state of the art photovoltaic and nanotechnologies, like thin film solar cells solutions based on CIGS, a-Si, CdTe, DSC and Multijunction. The main areas of applications include: Electronic devices for mass and customized products, Building Integrated Photovoltaic - BIPV for residential and commercial roofs/facades, and Photovoltaic Systems for all types of environments.
Spark Horizon 2018 Transport & Mobility [ Energy storage, Mobility & Fleet management ] e-vehicle charging
ZG Spark Horizon was founded with a crystal-clear mission and vision: to accelerate the introduction of electric vehicles while balancing the interests of all stakeholders in the value chain. In fact, the lack of an affordable and dense EV charging infrastructure remains one of the biggest obstacles to broad consumer acceptance of EV. To solve this problem, Spark Horizon is deploying the first network of free and universal charges across Europe, promoted through targeted advertising and marketing partnerships.
Sponti-Car 2016 Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
ZH Sponti-Car brings electric mobility to swiss rural communities, by providing a electric car to share and organizing everythings around it, like the neccessary charging stations.
SRM Swiss Renewables Marketplace 2013 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
ZH swiss marketplace for renewable power plants, sells, buys plants or manages the power production.
Stadtpilze 2017 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail ] Resource saving agricultural technologies
BS Stadtpilze GmbH cultivates mushrooms on coffee grounds to sell for culinary uses regionally in Basel.
Starlac Energy 2013 Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity, Energy efficiency ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Smartgrid, Smarthome & building
GE Consultants for developing 100% autonomous energy solutions
stemys 2011 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Information technology, Resource efficiency ] Enabling technologies, Internet of Things, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
JU stemys.io is an Internet Of Things (IoT) solution that provides an innovative way to connect physical things on a common web platform.
myclimate 2003 Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management Climate technologies, IT data usage
ZH myclimate is a partner for effective climate protection – both locally and globally. The Swiss Non-Profit Organisation wants to shape the future together with its partners through consultation, education and climate protection projects. myclimate pursues this as a science-based and business-orientated non-profit organisation.
Stignergy 2012 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Smartgrid
VD Stignergy developed and commercializes Smart Energy Management System (SEMS), an innovative solution for the management of the electrical energy demand. SEMS is also able to manage the storage of the local production energy, and provide prediction to the SmartGrid for the balance of Demand/Response
stirling 2018 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Heating and cooling energy ] Heat industrial usage, Heating in buildings
BE The FR-Stirling is much more than a motor, it is the heart of future and progressive "electricity-generating heaters," that can produce electricity and heat in households at the same time.
Stonestep 2012 Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Insurance ]
ZG Swiss-based insurtech firm that is changing how insurance is delivered in emerging markets. Microinsurance as a Service platform
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