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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
Zum guten Heinrich 2017 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Catering, Food production & retail, Restaurants ] Low technology
ZH Sustainable catering delivered by Food-Bike fight Food-Wast; uses high quality and shapeless fruit and vegetables that cannot be sold - because they are not of the standard size. This reduces the amount of fruit and vegetables that remain in the fields with the farmers or end up in the biogas plant.
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.
MeduSoil 2018 Construction & buildings, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Unknown ] Construction: Resource or material optimisation
VD Medusoil is an EPFL spin-off and applies world's first ground bio-stabilization technology to mainstream construction problems. By coupling traditional construction practice with lab-developed, nature-based biochemical carriers we reduce application costs, minimize equipment requirements and increase long-term resistance against failures and environmental threats.
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.
DM-Green 2017 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Low technology
VD DM-Green SA: Sells and installs waste recovery, treatment and recovery solutions.
Mastercoldbrewer (re-coffee) 2017 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Low technology
SG Coffee - Drinks that are manufactured without the effects of heat. This lead to preserved aromas and vitamines. The products are fair and mostly organic.
TwistOut 2017 Construction & buildings Low technology
SG TwistOut is an innovative drain rod made of 100% beech wood. The rough, spiral surface texture of the wooden stick in combination with the manual rotation allows the blockage (mostly hair) to adhere to the stick. The TwistOut can be easily pulled out of the siphon and disposed of. Why complicated when it's easy? With TwistOut we solve a common drainage problem in a functional and simple way - without chemicals, completely natural and hygienical.
Designwerk Products 2017 Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management, Road transport ] e-cargo, Electric batteries, e-vehicle charging
ZH electric trucks are a solution not an alternative. Performance, ecology and economy combined.
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!
FutureThinking (Regalo) 2017 Communication, Media, Education or Games, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
TI REGALO, property of FutureThinking Sagl, provides online resources, including but not limited to a platform to post or to collect items that other users give away for free, as well as various messaging and board posting services.
Adventures-Lab 2017 Communication, Media, Education or Games [ Energy efficiency, Games, Natural hazards & catastrophe prevention & protection ] Gamification
VS Adventures-Lab develop products and services using augmented reality and gamification. It’s educational brand, Adventures-Mat, engage curious children from 6 to 12 to discover and learn in and outside of school on science topics. Develop content, products and services for augmented reality, virtual reality, video games and interactive systems in the fields of gaming, tourism, sport and culture.
Enlightware 2017 Communication, Media, Education or Games [ Games ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Video and Film
ZH Empowering Humans at the Age of Artificial Intelligence. We pursue the mission to foster autonomy, creativity and collaboration skills of each individual through digital products. For more information, read our social impact description.
cofoundme 2017 Communication, Media, Education or Games IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
ZG cofoundme is the biggest matching platform for startup jobs in Switzerland. We enable entrepreneurs to find cofounders for their projects and startups to recruit staff. You’re looking for a job in the Startup ecosystem, you’re at the right place!
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.
GRZ Technologies 2017 Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Energy storage ] Electric batteries, Enabling technologies, Hydrogen technology and fuel cells, Renewable technologies, Synthetic fuels (e.g. power to liquid)
VS GRZ Technologies Ltd. is a company active in the field of renewable energy storage. Two products were released in 2017: a Hydrogen Compressor (HyCo) and an Advanced Gas Analysing System (AGAS). Both are laboratory equipment for the scientific community as well as for quality control in industry
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.
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.
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
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"
Fair Voyage 2017 Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis, Transport & Mobility [ Environmental monitoring, Information technology ] 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.
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.
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.
InnoSense (GridSense) 2017 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity, Energy efficiency, Heat energy, Information technology ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Smartgrid
ZH GridSense is a turnkey home energy management system (HEMS) which understands the energy flows in a household and distribution grid, and optimises this across all appliances. GridSense controls the energy from heat pumps, water heaters, charging stations for electric vehicles, PV inverters and batteries autonomously and predictively, in a decentralised way.
Novaris (Soneva) 2017 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Enabling technologies, Physical or chemical 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.
Ström (ATSHOME) 2017 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity efficiency, Energy management solutions, Heat 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 ] Unknown
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.
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.
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)
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.
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.
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