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
NIKIN GmbH 2017
AG
growth
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps [ Forestry, Functional clothes ] Wood or forest technologies
NIKIN is a sustainable clothing brand from Switzerland that plants a tree for each product. Our mission: We want to support global reforestation by planting one tree for every product sold. Here on our Linkedin page you will find regular information about NIKIN, inspiration for a sustainable lifestyle or how the NIKIN family works every day. Join us on our journey and help to make the world a greener place.
Novaris (Soneva) 2017
LU
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Enabling technologies, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
"soneva" is an airtight drawer with a vacuum. This stops 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 conserve food like bred, fruits etc. that should not be stored in the fridge.
NovaVolt (ZapCharger Pro) 2017
ZH
sold but still independently active
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
onCyt Microbiology 2017
ZH
validation
Health & House & Body Care, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Healthcare, Water Management ] Bio technologies
Our hard- and software add-ons turn the bench-top flow cytometer that you already own and trust, or the one that will meet your needs best into a fully automated on-line sampling and measurement device. We combine the best of two worlds by providing smart automation add-ons to established flow cytometers with known high performance.
Oxygen at Work 2017
ZH
growth
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.
Pexapark 2017
ZH
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Electricity, Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Pexapark enables better renewable energy sales in subsidy-free markets through a combination of software tools and PPA transaction services. We provide developers & operators with revenue management, hedge risk analysis and optimization capabilities and enable them to participate the open market with the confidence of full energy sales & trading compliment. Our award-winning PexaQuote provides the standardized pricing methodology across the range of PPA contracts, term lengths and asset types. Sellers and buyers execute PPA transactions with our advisory service. Last but not least, we connect producers and off-takers, provide historical deal trends and reduce search costs through our community platform PexaConnect. Together they form a seamless platform to better enable renewable energy sales.
Pick-e-Bike 2018
BS
growth
Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management ] e-bike, e-mobility, Fleet management
Pick-e-Bike is your sharing system for e-bikes and e-scooters in different Swiss regions. Fast, easy and cheap.
Quartierstrom 2017
ZH
stagnant
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy storage, Many fields ] IT blockchain or algorithms, Smartcity
blockchain based peer to peer energy (physical and Go) community (www.quartier-strom.ch)
R&D Cycling 2017
VS
growth
Recreation, hotels & restaurants [ Recreation, Sport ] Communication, e-bike, Low technology
In the heart of the Valais Alps, R&D Cycling has developed a unique platform of complementary skills and an exceptional network for the creation of federative events, the development of innovative products and an offer of excellent services.
SeaBubbles 2017
GE
validation
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Transport & Mobility [ Maritime and waterways transport ] Battery
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.
simplee 2017
ZH
growth
Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management ] e-vehicle charging
Electromobility & charging management: We offer you the easiest way to get started with sustainable loading solutions. This requires good planning, intelligent products, scalable billing plan standards and transparent communication along all project stages. From the analysis, through a uniform and scalable charging concept to the implementation of the installation.
smart conversion 2017
LU
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity, Heating and cooling energy ] Cooling technology, Heat industrial usage, Heating in buildings
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!
Smart Energy Link (SEL) 2017
BE
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy management solutions ] IT network, Solarthermal energy
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.
SMT Energy 2017
ZH
restructuring, on hold, no development
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy efficiency ] Battery, Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Physical & chemical & nano technologies, Smart device, Smarthome & building
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.
STOR-H TECHNOLOGIES 2017
GE
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy Production, Mobility & Fleet management ] Hydrogen technology and fuel cells, Renewable technologies
STOR-H Technologie is part of the company AAQIUS, which is an innovative company specialized in the development of low-carbon, disruptive technology standards for transport and energy. STOR-H Technologies has developed a new energy standard based on a very innovative use of green hydrogen stored at very low pressures in plug & play cartridges to facilitate and accelerate the transition to low-carbon urban mobility. Reusable and recyclable, these hydrogen cartridges are used to drive different types of vehicles, 2, 3 and 4 wheels, for an urban mobility without any pollution.
Ström (ATSHOME) 2017
BE
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity efficiency, Energy management solutions, Heating and cooling energy ] Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies, Smart device, Smarthome & building
ATSHOME AG is providing solar and heat pump system that allows a positive financial and ecological return on investment.
thingdust 2017
LU
growth
Construction & buildings [ Construction of buildings, Information technology, Resource efficiency ] Internet of Things, Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data, Smart device, Smarthome & building
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.
TwistOut 2017
SG
stagnant
Construction & buildings [ Cleaning ] Low technology
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.
wick upcycling (wiederverwerkle) 2018
ZH
stagnant
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Waste & recycling ] Low technology
The aim of the Wiederverwerkle association is to reuse residual materials for something new. It collects residual wood and metal from local industrial and craft enterprises. The material is processed, sorted and offered for sale at a reasonable price.
WindShape 2017
GE
growth
Transport & Mobility Drone & flight
WindShape pushes forward the limits of innovation by leading drones into a new generation of wind and weather test bench.
WormUp 2017
ZH
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Food production & retail, Waste & recycling ] Low technology
Recycle your kitchen scraps at home, Compact. Odorless. Elegant. WormUp HOME is the first ceramic Worm Bin that produces compost from kitchen waste.
XFarm 2018
TI
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture ] e-mobility, Fleet management, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Wearable devices or apps
xFarm is a digital platform helping the farmers to manage their activities. It is composed of a cloud-based field management software, IoT field sensors gathering meteorological and environmental data, and an open app store for decision support services.
Yova 2017
ZH
growth
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Financing and financial services ] Low technology
Yova is a digital platform for investing with a sustainability impact. Yova customers invest directly into companies that help solve global challenges and make a difference in topics they care about. Renewable energies, gender equality, circular economy – they can decide which topics they want to invest in. All investments are tailored to the customer’s needs and values. At the same time, they are professionally diversified and designed for long-term returns. The customers get both: sustainability impact and financial return. With the Yova platform, everyone can become an impact investo.
Zarawind 2017
ZH
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] Wind energy
Our Lighter-Than-Air wind power system is designed compact, cost-effective and eco-friendly to be used in remote off-grid locations. For the installation of the wind power system at that altitude, the use of a buoyant gas aerostat allows the user to carry an electrical generator
Zevvy (EVG-Zentrum) 2017
LU
validation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Energy efficiency ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
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"
zoë circular building 2017
BS
validation
Construction & buildings [ Construction of buildings, Resource efficiency, Resource sufficiency ]
Building with natural, untreated and local materials: healthy, sustainable and affordable.
Happy Genie (Antanas) 2013
SZ
growth
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps [ clothes, Trade and Retail ] Wearable devices or apps
Happy Genie produces stylish and multifunctional bags made from apple waste, designed in Switzerland and handmade in Italy. In addition to high-end fashion, Happy Genie offers fair working conditions throughout the supply chain and also gives a portion of its proceeds to impact organizations.
Atlas Sensing Labs 2017
BS
startup, but phase not clear
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ air quality, Environmental monitoring ] Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
Atlas Sensing Labs provides environmental monitoring systems, exposure modeling/mapping methods, and consulting services primarily in the area of air quality and public health. Exposure assessment is conducted based on measurements (e.g., gases/particles in outdoor/indoor/occupational settings) and models in support of decision-making towards healthful environments locally and globally.
Durot Electric 2017

growth
Durot Electric promotes the spread of electric mobility in order to conserve our planet’s finite resources. To this end, we bring unique and long-standing knowledge in electrification to projects and products. As a contract developer and solution provider, we support manufacturers of vehicles and machines in their entry into and transition to electromobility.
elmoove 2017
SH
growth
elmoove combines their knowledge form the sctors e-bike, energy mamagement and load management for EV's. Our own product is a e-bike charging station for apartement buildings and public use.
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