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This database includes high potential projects and companies in the environment and energy sectors based and working primarily in Switzerland, founded or active since 2000 and still operational. The maturity phase ranges from initial concept (formation or validation) up to those that are trying to capture a larger market space (growth and then established).

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Company Name Founding year Canton Phase Areas of Activity [Subareas] Technology
Lookthrough 2017
AR
validation
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Environmental monitoring, Information technology ] IT data usage, IT Software, Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
Lookthrough provides tools to streamline the collection and organization of bulk investment data. Fueling ESG reporting on non-public assets for better and more socially responsible investing. From investment due diligence and reporting to task delegation and automation. With a full audit trail to assure individual and corporate responsibility with limited liability.
LuckaBox 2017
ZH
validation
Transport & Mobility [ Service pooling, Transport & logisticsof goods ] Shipping
LuckaBox provides a customer-centric logistics platform for enterprises to manage on-demand and last-mile deliveries like same day delivery within 90min or at a preferred 2h time slot. Thanks to our extensive network of professional courier partners, we cover all big cities in Switzerland. Today, LuckaBox already offers access to more than 30% of the Swiss population.
lunchidee 2018
BE
validation
Health & House & Body Care, Recreation, hotels & restaurants [ Food production & retail, Healthcare, Resource efficiency, Restaurants ] Low technology
Lunchidee is a three-year pilot project that promotes a sustainable and healthy eating culture and serves enjoyable lunch menus and inspiring ideas that stimulate reflection and action. They also offer an attractive platform for information, inspiration and exchange: for guests, restaurateurs and the public.
Match my Bike 2019
VS
validation
Transport & Mobility [ Road vehicles and transport ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Smart device
Match my Bike is a platform for sharing bikes between individuals. Thanks to a smartphone application and a connected padlock, cyclists can book two-wheelers in different cities within the community. In exchange, they make their bikes available when they are parked at the station.
Microlino 2015
ZH
validation
Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management, Road vehicles and transport ] e-car
Realization of small and light cars that are at the same time protected from the weather and that have enough space for groceries shopping. Production is scheduled to start in 2020.
Mirai Foods 2019
ZH
validation
Communication, Media, Education or Games [ Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail, Media, Service pooling ]
CellAgri is a news and insights platform that explores the future of food with cellular agriculture. We share the latest news and updates relating to the ever-changing field of cellular agriculture, from the latest updates to the growing number of companies around the world. We offer a number of resources to help visitors learn more about cellular agriculture and how it can help us develop a sustainable food system for the future, from events to the first eBook about cellular agriculture. CellAgri's platform also tracks and promotes all the major and upcoming players in the field. Providing them the ability to post and share their latest news and job openings.
MIRO Analytical Technologies 2018
ZH
validation
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Resource efficiency ] Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data, Sensors
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.
MOOST 2016
SG
validation
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps, Recreation, hotels & restaurants [ Energy efficiency, Energy management solutions, Heating and cooling energy, Hotel, Information technology, Restaurants ] Cooling technology, Heating in buildings, Internet of Things, IT data usage, IT Software, LED, Lighting, Sensors, Smart device, Smarthome & building
We turn Smart Home data into actionable insights. We make Smart Homes smart. We help our users all around the world save energy, feel more secure, sleep better and save time. We do so by combining smart devices from leading companies into mini-automations. Mini-automations get complex or annoying jobs done for you at your command. MOOST is the world's first solution that does not require any technical expertise nor expensive installations. Our automations are ready-to-use, configured for your individual home and super easy to install and adapt.
Mootral 2018
VD
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture ] Climate technologies, Resource saving agricultural technologies
MOOTRAL is an AgriTech company based in Switzerland that develops innovative solutions to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the agricultural sector. Mootral Ruminant is a natural feed supplement that significantly reduces methane emissions from ruminants. It is based on a proprietary combination of organosulfur compounds from garlic and bioflavonoids extracted from citrus. By using Mootral Ruminant, customers can benefit from tradable carbon credits issued under Verra's VCS scheme.
MoSan GmbH 2016
LU
validation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Low technology
Mosan is a rapid-deployable sanitation solution for challenging environments as slums and refugee camps. It contains a urine-divertig dry toilet and ecological system that consideres human excreta as a valuable ressource.
Muntagnard 2018
GR
validation
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps Renewable technologies
Rethinking products from material to functionality without bias in order to develop the best possible version. Advancind sustainable innovations to equip the urban pathfinder. Our T-Shirt Legna is entirely made from wood-based fibres. More breathable and softer than cotton. Less odor-sensitive than synthetics. The first guaranteed plastic-free garment in the world.
myNewEnergy 2013
ZH
validation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Internet platform for buying ecological added value of electricity products or switching to high quality products with the own provider.
Nagi Bioscience 2019
VD
validation
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Environmental monitoring, Healthcare ] Bio technologies
Nagi Bioscience is an innovative high-tech startup operating in the BioTech field, located in the heart of the Swiss "Health Valley"​. Nagi Bioscience revolutionizes the way toxic and beneficial effects of substances are tested today, with the first “Organism-on-Chip” technology: ethical alternative to animal testing and key to boost innovation and efficiency in the pharmaceutical, cosmetic, and chemical industries.
nanoleq 2017
ZH
validation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Electricity ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
By using innovative conductive materials, we can produce cables with a long flex life, flexible cable shields and even stretchable cables.
NewGreenTec 2015
ZH
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Transport & Mobility [ Electricity, Energy efficiency ] Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies, Wind energy
Small wind and photovoltaic tower for homes or farms, easy to use and scalable. Bike-Parking Systems (V-Locker) and consulting on the installation of renewables, like wind and PV.
Novamet 2014
VD
validation
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency, Information technology, Waste & recycling ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Novamet develops Smart Controling System to enhance the efficiency of metling process in Aluminium industries. The approach is based on on-line data acquisition, efficient numerical modelling and machine learning of heat exchanges within a industrial furnace. Enhances productivity, reduce Energy consumption and CO2 emissions.
NovaVolt (ZapCharger Pro) 2017
ZH
validation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management ] e-mobility, e-vehicle charging
apCharger Pro solution is specially designed for smart EV charging in housing cooperatives, multi-unit dwellings and large parking facilities.CHARGE OVER 100 EVS ON A SINGLE 63A CIRCUIT
NVTerra 2010
VS
validation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Resource efficiency, Waste & recycling, Water Management ] Filters & Membranes, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
NVterra S.A. is a Swiss based technology company specialized in water purification with clean technologies, such as electrolysis, which are often combined with other physic-chemical and biological treatments.
one2seven (Shrebo) 2011
ZH
validation
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Information technology ] IT Software
shrebo is the Software-as-a-Service Cloud solution for the Sharing Economy. We enable companies of all sizes to set up innovative, cost-effective B2B and B2C sharing solutions. Sharing with shrebo increases the benefit for everyone and realizes competitive advantages for our customers thanks to optimized capacity utilization and lower costs.
oxara 2019
ZH
validation
Construction & buildings [ Construction of buildings ] Construction: Resource or material optimisation, Physical & chemical & nano technologies, Waste recovery, recycling and re-use
The ETH-Spin-off is developing healthy and affordable floors for the more than 75% of the local Rwandan families living in dirty homes due to lack of good floors.
Oxygen at Work 2017
ZH
validation
Construction & buildings, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ air quality ] IT data usage
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.
ParaTop 2016
GL
validation
Transport & Mobility [ Road vehicles and transport ]
The ParaTop is rain protection that can be installed quickly on most bikes and keeps you dry during the ride.
Plutinsus 2019
ZH
validation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Environmental monitoring ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Plutinsus creates smart grids, smart utilities, smart districts and cities, and smart buildings in order to gain efficiencies that have not been possible before. The growing complexity that results from an ever tighter integration of the various technical components and business partners and an ever smarter coordination among them can easily turn into a risk. Those who find the appropriate ways to manage these risks can take advantage of these new opportunities from the envisioned efficiency gains. Plutinsus provides the tools to help businesses understand their current and future risks that arise from these complexities.
Power-Blox 2015
AG
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Photovoltaics
Power-Blox develops and distributes an innovative solar battery system for off-grid applications that allows to easily build up decentralized energy systems based on a swarm" principle." Easy to scale.
Prognolite 2016
ZH
validation
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis, Food, Farming or Forestry, Recreation, hotels & restaurants [ Catering, Food production & retail, Hotel, Information technology, Resource efficiency, Restaurants, Waste & recycling ]
Our forcast app tells restaurants how many guests are coming next week on which day. They can reduce food waste and improve their staff planning.
Proxipel 2013
VD
validation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..)
Proxipel is an innovative concept for the production of pellets. It consists of a pellet production line mounted on a truck trailer. Proxipel can granulate biomass wherever it is.
qiio 2014
ZH
validation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy efficiency, Information technology ] Electric batteries, e-mobility, Fleet management, Internet of Things, IT blockchain or algorithms, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Smart device, Smarthome & building, Wearable devices or apps
Produces and consults on smart home devices to reduce consumption; Smart Home Technology is in the business of the Internet of Things. "We create smart and energy efficient appliances for homes and industry".
Realbot Engineering 2018
ZH
validation
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis Robotic, Sensors
SAM is a non-humanoidal robot, which is 1.70m tall, 5KG heavy and has a high resolution rotating camera and a high quality microphone. Furthermore, SAM is equipped with various sensors that can provide extensive information about its environment. SAM can be stationed at any location, and can be accessed worldwide.
Recogn.ice 2021
ZH
validation
Behavioural change, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Landscape conservation and management ] IT data usage, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
We, a young bunch of natural scientists and journalists, truly believe that recognition is key to care. This is why, in January 2019, we felt the urgency to launch “Recogn.ice”; a nonprofit organisation for the recognition of this cryosphere. Our team is committed to accomplish that one goal: for people around the world to recognise, understand and ultimately care for all frozen parts of our planet. Founded in February 2019 in Zurich, the core team of Recogn.ice consists of a glacierologist, a geologist, a communications consultant, an award-winning designer, data scientists and IT specialists. Together, we strive to present these features and data in an attractive and intuitive way : - with yellow frames indicating the very presence of the surrounding expression of the cryosphere ; - with an intuitive app ; - with an educational website mapping the cryosphere.
Re-Company 2021
GE
validation
Health & House & Body Care, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Waste & recycling ] Waste management technologies
Reinvent common products to have a sustainable impact. Starting with a bottle. REBO is the first product from the Re-company, and is a REvolutionary BOttle. It is the first bottle that cleans the planet as you drink. Thanks to a smart cap we are able to measure the water intake (and plastic saving) of the user, send it to the REBO app, convert it through blockchain into a green credit, and use the proceedings to fund the collection of bottles littering the environment. The bottle also offers a customized hydration plan to its users, it is equipped with a unique one hand push cap (developed with Aptar), and has an insulated stainless steel body keeping drinks cold for 24h.
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