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
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.
tiko 2012
ZH
established
Construction & buildings, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Electricity efficiency, Energy storage, Heating and cooling energy ] Enabling technologies, Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Heating in buildings, Photovoltaics, Pump, Renewable technologies, Smartgrid
The tiko platform brings you the power of a Virtual Power Plant (VPP) and an award-winning Smart Home Energy Management system designed to connect your Residential and SME assets. With its active VPP deployments, tiko is one of the biggest real-time Smart Grids in the world. Our customizable, future-proof technology has the life-expectancy of a PPP (Physical Power Plant) and enables the delivery of the full spectrum of energy services, including the most sophisticated such as fast frequency response. tiko enables you to become the driver for disruption and innovation in your market to create profitable business models.
Tinamu Labs 2018
ZH
validation
Transport & Mobility [ Airplanes & transport ] Drone & flight, Video and Film
Tinamu Labs is at the forefront of intelligent drone cinematography turning drones into reliable and safe flying cameras, delivering stunning footage at a fraction of the cost. Their flying multi-camera system enables boundless possibilities including longtime events via combining multiple drones into one single virtual camera, multi-camera productions, mobile lighting, AR solutions in sports as well as motion tracking over long distances to name just a few.
Transmutex SA 2019
GE
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy Production ] Nuclear energy
Transmutex is pioneering an entirely new type of nuclear energy that promises scalable carbon-free energy without the traditional challenges of existing nuclear plants. Today’s issues with nuclear energy are safety, long-lived waste, and proliferation. Transmutex will allow significant improvements on all these matters while delivering cost-competitive carbon-free electricity.
TreaTech 2015
VD
growth
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling, Water Management ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Waste management technologies, Water conservation
Treatech's mission is to address the increasing problem of clean water availability in all regions of the world by creating a low-cost, environmentally friendly liquid waste solution resulting in fresh-water production. Current liquid waste solution rely on landfill and incineration, which are expensive, polluting and do not allow for the recycling of the valuable products contained in the liquid waste such as fresh water, biogas and salts. Treatech is developing a ground-breaking treatment technology that will enable an eco-friendly treatment of the ever-incre
Tremola 2011
GL
restructuring, on hold, no development
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency, Engineering, Resource efficiency ] e-mobility
Market introducution of a flexible, environmentally conscious vehicle, which is both economical and fun to drive.
TriVert 2018
VD
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Mobility & Fleet management, Waste & recycling ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
TriVert is an IT platform that connects people and businesses in order to make recycling waste easier.
TVP Solar 2008
GE
established
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Electricity, Energy efficiency, Engineering, Heating and cooling energy ] Photovoltaics, Solarthermal energy
TVP Solar SA is a Swiss company which designs, develops, manufactures and markets innovative, high-vacuum flat solar thermal panels based on a proprietary technology for cooling and heating applications. TVP Solar is a game-changer in the solar thermal industry, effectively competing with electricity in the cooling and industrial process heat markets, while introducing new thermal energy-producing roofs for the residential market.
TwingTec 2013
ZH
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy efficiency ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Renewable technologies, Wind energy
TwingTec has developed the energy drone. The drone flies on a tethered wing which flies similar as a kite to harness the energy of wind. This unlocks huge unexploited wind energy resources to produce clean energy cheaper than with fossil fuels.
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.
Tyre Recycling Solutions 2013
VD
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Waste management technologies
TRS has developed Swiss proprietary technologies to process scrap tyres and deliver output products with significant value-in-use.
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.
UMAMI 2015
ZH
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail, Waste & recycling ] agricultural technologies
The seedlings, the so-called microgreens of Umami, thrive in an ecosystem that also includes cichlids, shrimps, mushrooms and countless small animals and microorganisms. The production process is resource-efficient and works without pesticides, herbicides, antibiotics or artificial fertilizers.
Unisers 2019
ZH
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Engineering ] Photovoltaics, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Detection of trace-impurities in ultrapure water UNISERS created a fully-automated universal chemical sensor capable of identifying multiple and different impurities in water. This technology will help the semiconductors industry to maintain the purity level of the rinsing water in the chip production, eventually improving the reliability and the manufacturing yield of the chips.
UniSieve 2018
ZH
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Energy efficiency ] Filters & Membranes
Over 10% of the total energy consumption worldwide is due to separation processes. To target this issue, we developed a membrane technology, which allows cost and energy efficient separation of gases. The technology is based on an inventive way of integrating metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) into polymeric membranes. The UniSieve technology has the potential to create various separation solutions for small-scale home applications (B2C), and also large-scale industrial processes (B2B). Currently, the focus is set on building modules for the purification of hydrogen (energy, cleantech industry) and propylene (oil&gas, chemical industry).
Urban Connect 2013
ZH
growth
Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management, Road vehicles and transport ] e-bike, e-mobility
Urban Connect provides all-in-one bicycle fleet solutions for corporate clients. Companies like Google, Zurich Insurance and Roche choose Urban Connect to provide fleets of e-bicycles and bicycles for their employees who are on the move in Switzerland.
Urban Sympheny 2020
ZH
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Energy efficiency, Energy management solutions, Information technology ] IT Software
Design optimized energy supply solutions for buildings and districts. Faster than ever. Sympheny offers a cloud-based software platform to support the planning of efficient and economical renewable energy-based decentralised energy systems for neighbourhoods, districts and cities. Using cutting edge algorithms, we empower energy planners to quickly and accurately identify the optimal energy supply solution for any site. Our software fits ideally with current planning workflows, enabling energy planners to quickly evaluate a broad range of conventional and novel supply solutions, and to consider multiple demand vectors simultaneously.
Urbio 2020
VS
validation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy management solutions ] IT Software
Urbio is a software for planning sustainable cities that combines the strengths of humans and artificial intelligence.
uzufly 2020
VD
formation
Construction & buildings Drone & flight, IT Software
Uzufly, based at the EPFL Innovation park, generates 2D and 3D digital models with its drones. These models will be used by project owners and the various technical trades. This innovation allows optimal planning of a construction project. Uzufly uses the latest drones on the market to cover buildings to entire cities.
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.
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.
Veganaut 2014
BE
growth
Behavioural change, Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps, Food, Farming or Forestry, Health & House & Body Care [ Bodycare, Catering, Food production & retail, Hotel, Information technology, Restaurants ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Veganaut.net is a project started by two brothers, Toby and Sebu, from Bern, Switzerland. We wanted there to be an open-source, open-data world map on which everybody can share their vegan discoveries.
Vela Solaris (Polysun) 2006
ZH
established
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency, Heating and cooling energy ] Enabling technologies, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Photovoltaics
Polysun, a simulation software for renewable energy installation developed by Vela Solaris, provides invaluable support in the analysis, design and calculation of heating and cooling systems using renewable energy (solar thermal energy, photovoltaics, heat pumps, geothermal energy and solar cooling)
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.
Virtual Global Trading AG 2018
AG
growth
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Building technology, Electricity, Electricity efficiency, Electricity grids & flexibility, Energy efficiency, Energy management solutions, Energy storage, Engineering ] Battery, e-mobility, Internet of Things, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, IT Software, Renewable technologies, Smartgrid, Solarthermal energy
We are a digital Energy Supplying Company and we build the power market of tomorrow. We build the biggest P2P Energy Trading Platform on the World.
VIRVE 2015
TI
formation
Behavioural change, Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency, Engineering ] e-car, e-mobility
VirVe aims to support the transition to clean and fuel efficient transportation technologies through intelligent analysis of the best available data and implementation of accurate vehicle simulation.
Vivent 2012
VD
established
Health & House & Body Care [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Healthcare ] IT data usage, Sensors
Vivent SARL, a pioneer in harnessing bio-signal, is a Swiss based, privately held company founded in 2012. Vivent focuses on improving health outcomes of people and plants biomes by harnessing electrical signals unique to each individual or plant type.
v-locker 2019
ZH
validation
Transport & Mobility [ Construction of infrastructure (roads, bridges ..), Road vehicles and transport ] e-bike
V-Locker is a very compact, automatic parking and storage system that allows e-bikes and bicycles to be parked on the smallest possible space requirements.
voltWALL 2018
TI
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy storage ] Renewable technologies
Modular, Lithium-based, Energy Storage Systems for residential and industrial use.
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%.
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