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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
Geo2X 2012
VD
established
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Natural hazards & catastrophe prevention & protection ] Geophysical & technical
Geo2X is a Swiss Company based near Geneva. It was founded 12 years ago by experienced geologists and geophysicists who have complementary areas of expertise in the petroleum, geotechnical, geophysical and geological domain. This allows Geo2X offer a wide range of services that meet all the demands of its customers.Our global experience is key to find specific solutions for varied issues (hydrogeology, natural resources, landslides, pollution, etc.) in many environments. A particular effort is put into research and development of new hardware and software, allowing us to have innovative answers to complex situations.
Légumes Perchés 2020
VD
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Farming & agriculture, Gardening, Resource sufficiency ]
The purpose of the company is to design, carry out and support urban and peri-urban agriculture projects
Nectariss 2017
VD
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Cleaning ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Consumers increasingly expect foods with clean labels (sustainable, healthy, authentic, with natural ingredients and of known origin). The drivers of these expectations include consumer health awareness, the demand for environmental and economic sustainability, but also the excitement and pleasure of discovering novel and exotic foods. Nectariss has developed the Nectariss Method, a patent-backed fermentation technology that enables the generation of food with new natural flavors. Nectariss offers a natural truffle aroma in bulk to B2B customers.
Neology 2017
VD
formation
Neology aims to bring an affordable and clean solution to the commercial transportation, by utilizing ammonia as the carbon-free energy vector.
Neo Technologies 2004
VD
established
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Electricity, Information technology ] IT data usage
Market leader in consulting and solutions for Energy and Public Sectors in Switzerland, neo technologies carries out information technology development and integration projects. From consultancy to completion, operation to maintenance, neo takes on all aspects of a project according to the needs of its clients. Our approach: build bridges between technology and business. Each project is unique and must incorporate technological and functional factors whilst maintaining the greatest possible pragmatism.
Perovskia Solar 2020
VD
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy Production ] Photovoltaics
PEROVSKIA is a cleantech startup that provides customizable perovskite solar cells. We have developed digital printing technology to fabricate design-free perovskite solar cells.
Piss & Love
VD
validation
Construction & buildings
Piss & love design, produce and offers innovating dry toilets which are movable without machines and customizable. Furthermore, we aim to transform human waste into valuable nutrients for plants or energy.
Procsea 2016
VD
established
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail, Trade and Retail ] Low technology
Business-to-business seafood marketplace. We specalise in the trade of traceable wild and farmed seafood, connecting buyers and sellers together in real time. You have access to a multitude of carefully selected suppliers, directly from the European ports, without the middle man.
RAPHAËL DOMJAN 2013
VD
established
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Communication, Media, Education or Games [ Airplanes & transport, Energy management solutions ] Photovoltaics
Raphaël is an eco-explorer and speaker who is committed, through his PlanetSolar foundation, to promoting solar energy in order to combat climate change.
RB2 Robotics 2017
VD
formation
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas)
We are a spin-off from the HEIG-VD Intelligent Data Analysis Laboratory based at the EPFL innovation park. We are developing state of the art deep learning models that enable robots to make smart and secure decisions only based on what they see just like humans do.
Retreeva 2021
VD
formation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management New chemical materials
Retreeva's patented high-tech sponge selectively captures precious metals from industrial waste streams in trace concentrations and record time. Recycling these valuable resources in a green manner ultimately helps reducing carbon emissions, energy loss and dependence of industry on virgin mines, thus contributing towards a more responsible future. Ultimately, with its adsorbents, Retreeva aims to aid access to drinkable water in underdeveloped regions.
Sensefly 2009
VD
sold but still independently active
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management Enabling technologies, Smart device
Our proven drone solutions simplify the collection and analysis of geospatial data, allowing professionals in surveying, agriculture, engineering and humanitarian aid to make better decisions, faster. senseFly was founded in 2009 and is the commercial drone subsidiary of Parrot Group.
Swistor 2020
VD
unknown
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy storage ]
Swistor develops the next generation of energy storage device for a clean, sustainable future. Our Lithium and Cobalt free solution enables charging our devices ultra fast, extends the lifetime 30 times and is environmentally friendly and safe.
vélocité 2003
VD
established
Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management ]
We have been delivering since 1999, when vélocité had only one courier and a few dozen customers. Over the years, we have grown and expanded, joined the Swissconnect network, merged with Poste-it (Yverdon and Neuchâtel), created “antennas” in Vevey and Sion, and acquired through these experiences a real know-how in the field of fast delivery, which allows us to offer a high quality service to our customers. Today, the vélocité team has more than 50 employees, committed, motivated and ready to wet the jersey all year round and in all weather conditions, to deliver more than 300 deliveries by hand every day.
Voltiris 2022
VD
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Food, Farming or Forestry [ Energy efficiency, Energy Production, Farming & agriculture ] Construction : Increase efficiency or renewable energy use., Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies
Agricultural greenhouses are key toward a sustainable food supply, however they have significant energetic needs due to heating and artificial lightening. There is a push from governments, retailers and consumers to reduce carbon footprint of greenhouses. Voltiris enables double-use of large greenhouses surfaces to produce electricity without impacting their high agricultural yield. Voltiris introduces a solar panel design to generate electricity from the part of sunlight's spectrum that is unused for crop growth.
Albedo 2015
ZG
stagnant
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption LED, Lighting
Albedolight produces LED lamps that are made in Switzerland and highly innovative and flexible.They use durable components and manufactures exclusively energy-efficient lights.
aliunid 2018
ZG
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) Internet of Things, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
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.
Bitlumens 2016
ZG
stagnant
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity grids & flexibility, Engineering ] Internet of Things, LED, Lighting, Photovoltaics, Sensors, Smart device, Smartgrid
BitLumens distributes solar power devices in areas without a power-grid and connects them to the blockchain. By using the devices, people build up credit scores and investors can view where the machines are located and how much power these generate. Remitters can pay for their family's electricity bills providing transparency and security of transactions.
BNL Clean Energy 2009
ZG
stagnant
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Transport & Mobility [ Electricity, Waste & recycling ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Renewable technologies
The BNL Clean Energy Group provides standardised modular Zero Emission Zero Residue Clean Energy plants for biomass and waste-to-energy solutions. It also helps with financing the solutions.
eCarUp 2017
ZG
growth
Transport & Mobility [ Service pooling ] e-car, e-mobility, e-vehicle charging, Smartcity
With our solution, we maximise returns from under-utilised charging stations for electric cars at offices, hotels, retail centres or apartment complexes – and transform payments with our intuitive app.
Juice Technology 2014
ZG
established
Transport & Mobility Battery, e-mobility, e-vehicle charging
Development and manufacture of charging infrastructure, charging stations, chargers, charging cables and electrical components for e-mobility.
rSupply Solutions 2014
ZG
stagnant
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ]
rSupply specializes in streamlining the recycling flow between recycling plants and suppliers at every step of the recycling chain. Contacts are peer to peer based, ensuring direct transactions whenever possible. rSupply allows recycling plants to outsource their complete supply management, gives expanded sales opportunities to suppliers and assists investors as they enter the recycling market.
Silent-Power 2002
ZG
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy storage, Engineering, Heating and cooling energy ] Renewable technologies, Synthetic fuels (e.g. power to liquid)
The innovative energy system of Silent-Power is based on the liquid heating and automotive fuel, methanol. In a CO2-neutral cycle, first methanol can be obtained from clean energy.This allows the Econimo mini power plant of Silent-Power to generate electricity and hot and cold water.
smart-me 2014
ZG
established
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency ] Enabling technologies, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Smart device, Smarthome & building
specialised in measurement and intelligent controlling of energy flows in a building. All products have a direct connection to the cloud via a Wi-Fi interface and can be managed with the help of intelligent switch functions. The data are accessible via app and can be visualised, analysed and managed
Stonestep 2012
ZG
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Insurance ]
Swiss-based insurtech firm that is changing how insurance is delivered in emerging markets. Microinsurance as a Service platform
varionix 2012
ZG
stagnant
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management Filters & Membranes
Manufacturer and supplier of precision instruments for the measurement of air ions and electrostatics for the environmental analysis, process-engineering and science. Apps: odor neutralisation, degradation of pollutans, sterilisation and refreshment of air and water.
vRbikes.ch 2012
ZG
established
Transport & Mobility [ Road vehicles and transport ] e-motorbike, e-motorcycle, e-scooter
Electric three wheel vehicles for transport, business and also private use. The innovative tilting technology ensures an unbeatable feeling with maximum riding safety at the same time. 80 cm track width guarantees stable conditions, but still fits in (almost) every narrow parking space. Single seater, maximum 45 km/h, A1 driver's licence required – two electric motors, each with 2 Kw power, single-wheel drive for maximum safety and riding dynamics, 3 disc brakes, up to 130 km range, turning circle below 4.5 metres, 18 cm ground clearance and climbing performance of 25%.
Wattelse 2012
ZG
established
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Building technology, Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency, Energy sufficiency, Heating and cooling energy, Resource efficiency ] Smarthome & building
Identify energy demand and points for reduction and optimizing building management.
Aquazoom 2015
ZG
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Electricity ] Hydro energy
AquaZoom removes barriers to fish migration while producing power - economically restoring rivers everywhere. We strive for electricity production in complete harmony with nature. Therefore, we grew to leading pioneers in micro hydropower and aim to share our patented water vortex technology worldwide.
Arviem 2008
ZG
established
Transport & Mobility [ Transport & logisticsof goods ] e-cargo, e-mobility, Enabling technologies
Arviem service is to tracks parameters affecting a cargo content's quality based on the specific needs of clients. Tracking the location and monitoring the condition of cargo verifies the quality of incoming components and monitors the fulfillment of safety and environmental regulations.
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