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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
EVG Zentrum (Zevvy) 2017 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Energy efficiency ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
LU Supports the development of community solar projects (EVG) and runs the software Zevvy to help customers with the billing of solar power systems for "Eigenverbrauch"
CO-OBJECTIVES 21 2017 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Low technology
GE Supporting Businesses and Communities of Switzerland in optimizing their performance ENVIRONMENTAL material in waste management and reduction of costs associated with it. To propose innovative solutions.
Ambrosus 2017 Food, Farming or Forestry, Health & House & Body Care, Transport & Mobility [ Food production & retail, Healthcare ] IT blockchain or algorithms
ZG Ambrosus, which is a member of the CVA, is a project to build a blockchain-based ecosystem for supply chains for life-essential products like food and medicine.
Near-Buy 2017 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Trade and Retail ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
BE The target of Near-Buy is to facilitate local trade and short circuit economy. It offers a plattform to sell and buy goods and reduce waste.
Pexapark 2017 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Electricity, Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
ZH pexapark accompanies the clients as partners in their investments in wind farms, solar parks and hydro stations. PEXA®connect, is an all-in-one service that includes PPA advice, transaction management, our PPA academy, exclusive market intelligence and access to our portfolio monitoring tool.
Foxdrop.ch 2017 Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Transport & logisticsof goods ] Waste recovery, recycling and re-use
VS Recycling 2.0, which allows you to get rid of all your recyclable waste in one easy step and save time.
thingdust 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.
Yova 2017 Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Financing and financial services ] Low technology
ZH Yova provides a digital impact investing platform for sustainable investments. Investors' perferences are taken into account to generate personalised portfolios that have a positive effect on sustainability. Investments are possible starting at CHF 100 as monthly deposits.
aliunid 2018 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) Internet of Things, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
ZG aliunid is a white label service for producers, suppliers and network operators. end users (households, prosumers and sme) will experience aliunid as a smart home or smart business solution.
MIRO Analytical Technologies 2018 Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction [ Resource efficiency ] Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
ZH MIRO Analytical Technologies has been founded as an Empa spinoff to bring the latest mid-infrared gas sensing technology based on quantum cascade lasers (QCL) to the market. Measures simultaneously up to 10 most important green-house gases and pollutants and allows easy use through an intuitive interface on a 7 " touch screen display.
Battronics 2017 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) Electric batteries
ZH Deep-tech analysis of different Li-ion battery technologies to consult and advance the R&D of large corporates
Blockstrom 2017 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Photovoltaics
BE 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.
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.
Fixposition 2017 Transport & Mobility [ Information technology ] IT Software
ZH Fixposition offers its high-precision Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) technology and computer vision-based navigation devices to customers in the market segments of professional Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), ground robotics and automotive.
Insolar Technologies 2019 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis, Transport & Mobility [ Information technology ] IT blockchain or algorithms, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
ZG Global technology company building public and private blockchain solutions on Insolar Blockchain Platform
E-nno Switzerland 2017 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy management solutions, Engineering, Heating and cooling energy ] Efficient combustion technologies e.g. combined heat and power, Internet of Things, IT blockchain or algorithms, Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data, Smarthome & building
GE e-nno improves energy efficiency, by optimization, development, data analysis and consulting in the building and iot area.
SeaBubbles 2017 Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Transport & Mobility [ Maritime and waterways transport ] Electric batteries
GE A futuristic, zero-emission new design of water taxi, called SeaBubbles. The vehicle represents a milestone in the development of new forms of transportation that do not impact the environment or place any burden on urban infrastructure.
Oxygen at Work 2017 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption IT data usage
ZH Oxygen at Work GmbH helpd companies reduce health care and energy costs by using data analytics and specific plants to improve office indoor air quality.
Smart Energy Link (SEL) 2017 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy management solutions ] IT network, Solarthermal energy
BE Smart Energy Link makes solar power usable in multi-party houses and in residential areas: simple, economical and ecological. The intelligent control system optimizes the own consumption of solar power and measures and bills the energy consumption within own consumption communities.
hiLyte 2018 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity, Electricity efficiency, Energy storage ] Electric batteries
NE hiLyte-Power is a Swiss-based startup that aims at providing cheap clean energy for people who still use kerosene for lighting. The hiLyte battery produces enough power to both charge a phone and give light to a room for one night. All the consumables being non-toxic and easy to find everywhere on Earth. Even if the product is still in development, the field testing in summer 2018 has shown a very strong need for this product. The crowdfunding planed early 2019 will lead to put on sale the first batteries where it is needed. In addition of being a solution for light and phone charging to those without electricity access, the hiLyte battery is an excellent tool for teaching chemistry in schools worldwide.
Bloom Biorenewables 2017 Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas), Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Resource efficiency, Resource sufficiency, Waste & recycling ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Bio technologies, Material & Products based on biomass
VD At Bloom, we excel in deconstructing biomass. With our groundbreaking process, we provide a novel, cost-competitive route to source molecules from plants. This technology is the first of its kind and offers an unprecedented alternative for many petroleum-based products. From fragrances to polyurethanes, Bloom is committed to offer tailored solutions to our customers and help companies around the Globe in reducing their carbon footprint. Bloom products are cost-competitive bio-based building blocks for the chemical industry. The patented mild lignin extraction method uses stabilizing molecules (so-called “protection groups”) that prevent the lignin from condensing during extraction.
b-science.net 2018 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy storage ] Electric batteries, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
AI We improve decision making quality in the energy storage community based on patent literature analysis, which allows for the anticipation of future technology trends.
Quartierstrom 2017 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy storage, Many fields ] IT blockchain or algorithms, Smartcity
ZH blockchain based peer to peer energy (physical and Go) community (www.quartier-strom.ch)
Ström (ATSHOME) 2017 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity efficiency, Energy management solutions, Heating and cooling energy ] Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies, Smart device, Smarthome & building
BE ATSHOME AG is providing solar and heat pump system that allows a positive financial and ecological return on investment.
Daphne Technology 2017 Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction [ Maritime and waterways transport, Transport & logisticsof goods ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
VD Daphne Technology SA is developing a catalyst-free scrubber technology to help the petrochemical, power and transportation industries to reduce air emissions to the levels required by international and national regulations. Daphne Technology’s patented nanotechnology based solutions can be miniaturized and is especially well-suited to meet the requirements of marine vessels.
Novaris (Soneva) 2017 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Enabling technologies, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
LU "soneva" is a airtight drawer with a vacuum. This stopps the oxidation process of food. This keeps food fresh and of high quality for longer. The food is stored in the Vacuum drawer stored in gastro containers. Each container is vacuumed separately. The customer can choose the size of these containers himself. With this system it is possible to reduce the consumption of plastic and conserce food like bred, fruits etc. that should not be stored in the fridge.
Oust! Rosset, Losey, Jomini SNC 2017 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Resource efficiency, Waste & recycling ] Low technology
FR Optimizing recyclable waste collection in households and companies by collecting the waste at the home and bringing it to the appropriate disposal places.
swizz-e 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.
Clemap 2017 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity ] Smarthome & building
ZH Energy monitoring and disaggregation sensor for housholdes. Disaggregation service for electricity providers. The products helps to use electric tools more efficiently.
Fair Voyage 2017 Recreation, hotels & restaurants [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Environmental monitoring, Functional clothes, Hotel, Information technology, Recreation ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
ZH Fair Voyage helps you find and customize your best conscious travel experience in Africa and developing regions. They are building an ethical and sustainable booking platform that exclusively promotes verified responsible tour operators. Through their direct relationships with local leaders in sustainability, they can offer you highest quality at best prices.
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