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
GRZ Technologies 2017
FR
validation
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)
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
Hegias 2017
ZH
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Construction of buildings, Information technology ] IT data usage
HEGIAS is democratizing Virtual Reality. With our self developed «CMS» for Virtual Reality we increase the up-to-dateness, and relevancy of industrial content at significantly decreasing cost. «HEGIAS VR lets your customer walk thru an unbuilt house, re-furniture it by his touch and buy it having seen and felt it.»
Heizungsmacher 2017
BS
growth
Construction & buildings [ Construction of buildings, Heating and cooling energy ] Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies
Heizungsmacher AG, is a Swiss company specialising in the replacement of old heating systems with modern heat pumps as well as the planning and installation of photovoltaic systems in the segment of detached and semi-detached houses.
hiLyte 2018
NE
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity, Electricity efficiency, Energy storage ] Electric batteries
hiLyte-Power is a Swiss-based startup that aims at providing cheap clean energy for people who still use kerosene for lighting. The hiLyte battery produces enough power to both charge a phone and give light to a room for one night. All the consumables being non-toxic and easy to find everywhere on Earth. Even if the product is still in development, the field testing in summer 2018 has shown a very strong need for this product. The crowdfunding planed early 2019 will lead to put on sale the first batteries where it is needed. In addition of being a solution for light and phone charging to those without electricity access, the hiLyte battery is an excellent tool for teaching chemistry in schools worldwide.
Hive Power 2019
TI
formation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity grids & flexibility, Energy efficiency, Information technology ] IT blockchain or algorithms
Hive Power provides a SaaS for Smart Grid Analytics, to help Energy Suppliers and Grid Operators in optimising their operations and asset management. The solution includes tools for the forecasting of energy demand, scheduling of hydropower plant, designing new tariff schemes, and optimal management of energy communities and aggregated flexible loads.
Houzy 2017
ZH
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Construction of buildings, Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Houzy is a young PropTech start-up and offers innovative tools and a strong network of experts for homeowners on its open MyHouzy platform.
KITRO 2017
VD
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management, Recreation, hotels & restaurants [ Resource efficiency, Restaurants, Waste & recycling ] Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
Measuring and reducing food waste in restaurants and canteens with user-friendly solution that reduces cost and wasted resources.
Koa Switzerland AG 2017
ZH
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail, Resource efficiency ] Renewable technologies
At Koa, we redefine the perception of value creation in the cocoa value chain of rural West Africa. By utilising the so far discarded cocoa pulp, we increase the farmer’s income by 30% and reduce food waste by 40%. The new technology is carbon neutral and solar powered. Thanks to the decentral extraction, we can directly work with more than 1’000 farmers. Koa’s 100% traceable and modularly scalable operations enhance livelihood in rural communities significantly while carrying a delicious and exotic flavour into the world.
LEDCity 2017
ZH
growth
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Construction of buildings, Electricity efficiency ] LED, Lighting
LEDCity develops autonomous lights with various integrated sensors to let them decide by itself if and how much light is needed. Savings up to 90% are possible.
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.
MeduSoil 2018
VD
formation
Construction & buildings, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Unknown ] Construction: Resource or material optimisation
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.
MPower Ventures AG 2017
ZH
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Electricity, Energy storage, Financing and financial services, Information technology ] Electric batteries, Photovoltaics
MPower Ventures finances and distributes affordable solar systems to a market of 1.3 bn potential customers in emerging markets. MPower enables them to power their homes and businesses independently from the electricity grid or fossil fuel-based electricity production systems.
Nanogence SA 2017
VD
growth
Construction & buildings [ Building technology, Construction of infrastructure (roads, bridges ..) ] Construction : Increase efficiency or renewable energy use., Construction: Resource or material optimisation, New chemical materials, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Nanogence develops smart nanoadditives for construction sector allowing cost and carbon footprint reduction. The products are integrated directly into current cement and concrete manufacturing processes.
Near-Buy 2017
BE
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Trade and Retail ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
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.
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.
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
onCyt Microbiology 2017
ZH
growth
Health & House & Body Care 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
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.
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
formation
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 the Basel region. Fast, easy and cheap.
Quartierstrom 2017
ZH
formation
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
Au cœur des Alpes valaisannes, R&D Cycling a développé une plateforme unique de compétences complémentaires et un réseau d'exception au service de la création d'événements fédérateurs, du développement de produits innovants et d'une offre de services d'excellence.
simplee 2017
ZH
growth
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Bodycare, Energy efficiency ] e-mobility, e-vehicle charging
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, we are at your side and that of all other parties involved.
smart conversion 2017
LU
formation
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
formation
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
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy efficiency ] Electric batteries, 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.
Insolar Technologies 2019
ZG
growth
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
Global technology company building public and private blockchain solutions on Insolar Blockchain Platform
Spark Horizon 2018
ZG
validation
Transport & Mobility [ Energy storage, Mobility & Fleet management ] e-vehicle charging
Spark Horizon was founded with a crystal-clear mission and vision: to accelerate the introduction of electric vehicles while balancing the interests of all stakeholders in the value chain. In fact, the lack of an affordable and dense EV charging infrastructure remains one of the biggest obstacles to broad consumer acceptance of EV. To solve this problem, Spark Horizon is deploying the first network of free and universal charges across Europe, promoted through targeted advertising and marketing partnerships.
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.
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