Search Database

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
rovenso 2016
VD
validation
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Natural hazards & catastrophe prevention & protection ] Robotic, Video and Film
ROVENSO makes agile robots for security monitoring of industrial sites. Concretely, their robots patrol fully autonomously inside and outside industrial buildings at night, detecting intrusions, thefts but also anomalies such as hot-spot (start of fires), liquid or gas leaks that could be dangerous for humans.
ROO (Share your BICAR) 2016
ZH
validation
Transport & Mobility [ Electricity, Engineering ] e-bike, e-mobility, e-motorbike, e-motorcycle, e-scooter, Smartcity
ROO - Practical, fun and sporty. With its single seat, three wheels and countless applications, roo is at home in a variety of urban and suburban settings. It’s as compact and versatile as a Swiss Army knife. It looks cool too, like a resourceful Australian marsupial, not a space alien or a carelessly cooked soufflé. And the cornering performance may just put a smile on your face.
smart grid solutions 2016
ZH
restructuring, on hold, no development
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity, Electricity grids & flexibility ] IT blockchain or algorithms, Smartgrid
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.
Social Fabric 2016
ZH
stagnant
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps [ Waste & recycling ] Low technology
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.
Solarify 2016
BE
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Electricity ] Photovoltaics
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
Sponti-Car 2016
ZH
validation
Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
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.
STRIDE Learning 2016
ZH
restructuring, on hold, no development
Communication, Media, Education or Games [ Unknown ] Communication, Low technology
Our mission is to support personal, social and environmental transformations that lead us towards more sustainable and equitable societies as well as meaningful and fulfilling lives. Through action research, collaboration as well as STRIDE’s unSchooling approach to learning, we strengthen the capacity of individuals, organizations, cities, and sectors to develop impactful solutions to complex problems.
Sulzer & Schmid Laboratories 2018
ZH
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy management solutions, Information technology ] Drone & flight, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Robotic, Video and Film
Sulzer Schmid is an independent Swiss technology company and innovator of next-generation technology for the inspection of rotor blades. Our digital end-to-end process employs autonomous drones and incorporates cutting-edge image analysis tools. Reports are generated at the push of a button and are highly customizable. All the data is stored and made accessible via secure cloud services and is available for further analysis and benchmarking.
SwissDeCode 2016
VD
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Food production & retail ] Bio technologies
SwissDeCode was founded in 2016 to build trust and secure the global food supply chain. Spin-off of the University of Geneva, our patented tools and processes are recognized by the Swiss Commission for Technology and Innovation (InnoSuisse) and independently validated by Swiss Federal Laboratories. We are based in Renens (Lausanne, VD), Switzerland.
Swiss Wood Solutions 2016
ZH
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Forestry, Recreation, Resource sufficiency ] Construction: Resource or material optimisation, Wood or forest technologies
Swiss Wood Solutions refines solid wood and wood veneers to replace endangered tropical species and plastic products. We only use essences of sustainable origin. All our products are biodegradable, made from 100% wood and do not contain any plastic, resin or artificial coloring.
swizz-e 2016
SZ
validation
Transport & Mobility e-mobility, e-motorbike, e-motorcycle, e-scooter
swizz-e GmbH designed a new e-scooter (Roller) that is produced completely in Switzerland.
Synhelion 2016
TI
growth
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Airplanes & transport, Energy storage, Energy sufficiency, Heating and cooling energy, Maritime and waterways transport, Resource efficiency ] Renewable technologies, Solarthermal energy, Storage other than batteries, Synthetic fuels (e.g. power to liquid)
Synhelion is on a mission to replace fossil fuels by economically viable synthetic fuels, which are compatible with the current global fuel infrastructure and reduce net CO2 emissions by up to 100 percent. Synhelion uses high-temperature solar heat to convert water and CO2 into synthetic fuels – so-called solar fuels.
ThermodynamX 2016
SG
growth
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Energy efficiency, Engineering, Heating and cooling energy ] Cooling technology
Thermodynamics helps, advises, tests, upgrades and designs custom cooling and heating systems. Participation: ThermodynamX develops and produces tailor-made cooling solutions for medical applications
uGreen 2016
BS
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity, Electricity grids & flexibility ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Smartgrid
Data service for load shifting and power supply system stability, Smart household appliances run when reneweable energy available. Development of efficient and flexible products and services.
Vatorex 2020
ZH
growth
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Food, Farming or Forestry [ Engineering, Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail, Forestry ] Bio technologies, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
We help beekeepers in the fight against the Varroa mite. The company develops a system against the Valora Mite without acids and automatically.
Vir2sense 2016
ZH
validation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency, Information technology, Resource efficiency ] e-mobility, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Smart device
Vir2sense GmbH provides ready to use, optimized fast combustion and emission models for internal combustion engine calibration, continuous emissions monitoring and real-time control. The virtual sensors have been used successfully in automotive, heavy duty, power generation and ship propulsion applications.
Vuna 2016
ZH
validation
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Building technology, Engineering, Farming & agriculture, Gardening, Resource efficiency, Waste & recycling, Water Management ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Filters & Membranes
VUNA designs & implements specialised sanitation systems to: - recover nutrients & water - save water - avoid costly sewers Participation: VUNA designs & implements specialised sanitation systems to:- recover nutrients & water- save water - avoid costly sewers
Waste Allocation Systems 2016
VD
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ]
Manual waste compactor (reduces 60 liters of waste in 17 liters) named e-crush for households and SMEs. Can be used for all types of waste: household, PET bottles, aluminum or cardboard.
WeGaw 2016
VD
growth
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Environmental monitoring, Information technology, Natural hazards & catastrophe prevention & protection ] IT data usage, Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
Our satellite data powered product DeFROST monitors terrain status daily to make outdoors safer and enjoyable for anyone, anytime. Supported by the European Space Agency, we build & operate a technology and product stack enabling the digital outdoors tourism industry. Participation: Wegaw SA
Wingtra 2016
ZH
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis, Transport & Mobility [ Information technology ] Drone & flight, Robotic, Video and Film
Headquartered in Switzerland, Wingtra is the world’s leading VTOL drone producer for mapping, survey and mining industry professionals. Since its market entry in early 2017, Wingtra has partnered with more than 70 of the biggest equipment dealers and has been selling mapping drones globally ever since.
WinJi 2016
ZH
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy Production, Financing and financial services ] IT blockchain or algorithms, IT data usage, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, IT Software, Photovoltaics, Wind energy
WinJi uniquely combines interdisciplinary knowledge and experience in the global megatrends of decarbonised energy transformation and "Big Data"​. We offer a solution for the digital asset management of renewable assets that uses state-of-the-art data analytics in a user-friendly way. With our built-in Artificial Intelligence, we have identified actionable production efficiency improvements with our "TruePower Platform"​ solution for over 30 asset owners.
Workspace2go 2016
ZH
established
Construction & buildings [ Building technology, Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Workspace2go is a platform for meeting rooms, workstations and seminar rooms that can be booked by the hour or by the day. Suppliers can use the platform to provide unused workspace, which guests can book for their meeting or workshop.
Zaphiro Technologies 2016
VD
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Electricity efficiency, Electricity grids & flexibility ] Sensors, Smart device, Smartgrid
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.
Acodis (turicode) 2016
ZH
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis IT data usage
turicode is a young technology company located in Winterthur. We are experts in extracting unstructured information from documents, and making it available for analytics or use in further automated processing.
Primal Bee Systems (BeeHelpful) 2017
TI
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Farming & agriculture ] agricultural technologies
Beehelpful has developed a new patented class of hives (Primalbee) that improve the health of bees, increase pollination capacity and reduce the chemical treatment of hives.
Digi Meals 2016
ZH
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Trade and Retail ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Using state-of-the-art technology, DigiMeals develops user-friendly and easily customisable solutions around digital recipes. We empower consumers to confidently cook their preferred healthy recipes.
Edapro 2016
LU
Our compost tea brewing systems are made in Switzerland and meet the highest quality standards for the self-production of highly active EDAPRO compost tea. Easy cleaning and guaranteed high oxygen levels throughout the compost tea manufacturing process.
Haelixa 2016
ZH
validation
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) Bio technologies
Our DNA based technology creates a unique and traceable fingerprint for different materials. Pursuing a commitment to sustainability and transparency, we foster the development of next generation tools to ensure consumer good supply chain integrity and traceability.
magnes 2016
ZH
stagnant
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Many fields ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Magnes has extensive know-how and engineering capabilities to develop tailor-made magnetic materials that meet the highest customer-specific requirements. The scalability of the manufacturing process enables small series up to mass production.
Kaex 2016
ZH
established
Food, Farming or Forestry, Health & House & Body Care [ Trade and Retail ] food tech
KAEX reload provides the energy you need to give you the best possible recovery through targeted replenishment of nutrient stores.
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