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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
Webmodus 2008 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency ] lighting
AG Whenever the backside of the screen is illuminated the frontside starts to shine. It doesn’t matter what light source you use.
WeCharge 2016 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy storage ] Electric batteries
BE WeCharge, a smart internet enabled power socket lets people share energy and charge their electric vehikel at every corner.
Why ! open computing 2013 Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas), Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Resource efficiency, Waste & recycling ] low technology
VD Sale of electronic products (laptops, hard disks, tablets, etc.) chosen for their quality and ecological characteristics (low consumption, labeling, repairability), support services for customers.
wiederverwerkle 2015 Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Waste & recycling ]
ZH The aim of the Wiederverwerkle association is to reuse residual materials for something new. It collects residual wood and metal from local industrial and craft enterprises. The material is processed, sorted and offered for sale at a reasonable price.
World Climate Credit (MySollars) 2010 Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction gamification, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
VD MySollars enables socially and environmentally responsible companies to directly engage with consumers, thus improving the effectiveness of their CSR initiatives.
WormUp 2014 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail, Forestry, Waste & recycling ]
ZH todo Participation: WormUp strives to avoid burning biogenic waste. Therefore a practical and aesthetic composting system was developped. If we allow worms to convert our biogenic waste odourlessly into effective fertilizer, the cicle of nature closes and our waste turns again into our food.
Xemtec 2001 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency ] enabling technologies
VD Add-on smart units to existing meters for monitoring.
Xperience 2008 Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency, Engineering ] e-bike, e-mobility
OW „Green energy is the future!“e-Xperience stands for innovative high-quality e-mobility products.
XyloPower 2008 Construction & buildings, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Electricity, Heat energy, Resource efficiency ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Hydro energy
ZH systems for generating electricity and heat from wood; Xylo supplies turnkey systems for environmentally friendly and sustainable energy supply. By thermo-chemical conversion of organic energy sources, a synthesis gas for decentralized applications is generated in the DC fixed-bed gasification plant
yamo 2016 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Bio technologies, Physical or chemical technologies
ZG Ecological, healthy baby food sterilized with a new pressure method to keep vitamines, color etc.
YouMo 2010 Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency, Engineering ] e-bike, e-mobility
SG More than just an E-bike.
Younergy 2013 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] Photovoltaics
AG Solar power subscription for homes with no up-front cost.Solar installation. Financing of solar installations.
Yova 2017 Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Financing and financial services ] low technology
ZH The purpose of the Company is to provide investment advisory, asset management and investment advisory services, to provide information, in particular in the field of electronic media, to provide support services in the field of general financial and investment consulting and related activities.
Zaphiro Technologies 2017 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Electricity efficiency ] Smartgrid
VD SynchroGuard is a new smart solution for electrical grid monitoring and automation. Thanks to its advanced sensing infrastructure, SynchroGuard has the outstanding feature to combine in a single solution real-time grid monitoring, optimal control of grid resources, and smart fault management.
Zarawind 2017 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] Wind energy
ZH Our Lighter-Than-Air wind power system is designed compact, cost-effective and eco-friendly to be used in remote off-grid locations. For the installation of the wind power system at that altitude, the use of a buoyant gas aerostat allows the user to carry an electrical generator
Zenna 2012 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy efficiency ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Photovoltaics
SG Services for solar power supply chain.
Z Institute 2015 Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Transport & Mobility [ Electricity, Energy efficiency ] e-bike, e-mobility
ZG A novel electric motor that can be attached to any wheel.
zoë circular building 2017 Construction & buildings [ Construction of buildings, Resource efficiency, Resource sufficiency ]
ZH Building with natural, untreated and local materials: healthy, sustainable and affordable.
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