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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). Discover the companies by using the search filters. Sort the list by clicking on the arrows next to founding year, canton and phase. If your innovation is missing, please add your project here .

Company Name Founding year Canton Phase Areas of Activity [Subareas] Technology
Lieferdienst Seetal 2020
LU
growth
[ Food production & retail ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
As a delivery service Seetal we run the webshop with mostly regional products. Since many markets were canceled in the last two years, there were few opportunities for producers and manufacturers, including many family businesses, to sell their products. Therefore we decided to expand our webshop for beeswax cloths with high quality, fresh food from the region and to offer a delivery service. The region of Seetal and its surroundings has many innovative producers, whose products are made with the greatest care, and who are often not known. The delivery service Seetal wants to make these producers better known and act as a distribution channel for family businesses. We offer our customers a wide range of products, delivered fresh to your doorstep by our own delivery service. With every order you make an important contribution to the added value in the region.
Local'ice 2021
FR
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail ]
Natural and Local Soft-Ice and Granite
VRM Switzerland 2016
ZH
growth
[ Airplanes & transport, Information technology ] IT data usage, Robotic
VRMotion designs and develops simulators that give prospective pilots the impression of sitting in a real helicopter while training. The simulation software features realistic flight physics with real-time multi-body simulation and flight data validation, which offers an exact replication of flight behaviour. The simulation is also tailored to the needs of trainees, right from introductory training on a turbine helicopter to demanding scenario-based training, mountain flying and emergency training
Wheycation 2018
SG
growth
[ Food production & retail, Waste & recycling ] food tech
We don’t see waste products, but new and valuable raw materials: We develop healthy and tasty food by upgrading (upcycling) side streams of food production. Therefore, they process whey to high quality products.
Loonawell 2020
ZH
growth
[ Food production & retail ] food tech
Loonawell stands for healthy dog living. Our organic dog treats are made with premium, hand-picked ingredients, of human-grade quality and tailored to your dog's nutritional needs. In a Loonawell treat, every single ingredient adds value to its nutritional content.
Lumiphase 2020
ZH
growth
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Engineering ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Our world is becoming increasingly digital and data traffic is exploding. The infrastructure behind data centers and telecom networks is hitting a wall, and the industry needs a disruptive solution. Lumiphase develops novel optical communicatiion chips that are very inexpensive, super compact and highly efficient. They allow the industry to replace today's costly and power-hungry connections with a new generation of electro-optical links, ultimately enabling a new paradigm in datacenters' architecture and leadin to more flexible, efficient and sustainable use of computing resources.
Luya Foods 2021
BE
growth
[ Food production & retail ] food tech
Luya is a flavor loaded plant-based alternative to meat taking sustainability to the next level. We rescue organic okara - a by-product of tofu and soymilk production of which more than 1500 tonnes go to waste in Switzerland every year - and turn it into ready-to-cook slices, chunks and patties.
Lynus 2020
SZ
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity efficiency ] Battery, IT Software, Photovoltaics
Lynus is a technology company focused on open software development and batteries for renewable energy systems. All energy components of buildings can be connected on one platform. By using machine learning the platform can help to reduce the CO2-emissions and energy production costs of buildings and generators by predicting weather changes and adjusting accordingly.
Madame Frigo 2019
LU
growth
[ Trade and Retail ] Low technology
To save as much food as possible from going to waste, publicly accessible refrigerators are set up throughout Switzerland and operated by volunteers.
Mastercoldbrewer (re-coffee) 2017
SG
growth
[ Food production & retail ] Low technology
Coffee - Drinks that are manufactured without the effects of heat. This lead to preserved aromas and vitamines. The products are fair and mostly organic.
Taschengrill 2017
FL
growth
[ Recreation ] Low technology
Schweizer Tachengrill offers an ecological alternative to disposable grills. Their product can be used several times and is as practical as its counterpart.
Microcaps 2019
ZH
growth
[ Bodycare, Healthcare ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
At Microcaps we developed a technology that enables the size control of the microcapsules with Swiss precision, hence they all behave exactly the same. This means we can directly tailor and predict the release profile of a drug. Our solution is also highly relevant for fragrances, flavors and probiotics.
miniloop 2023
AG
growth
mobileup.ch (MobilePower) 2020
BE
growth
[ Waste & recycling ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Mobileup buys old smartphones and tablets from private customers and their partners to then refurbish them. By selling those refurbished devices on their online sales platform, mobileup helps to advance the circular economy.
Mybacs 2018
ZG
growth
[ Bodycare, Healthcare ] Bio technologies, food tech
Mybacs aims to revolutionize the healthcare sector around the human microbiome. With their formulation of specially selected bacteria cultures (probiotics), prebiotics as well as minerals and vitamins, the company focuses on synbiotic dietary supplements, which are tailored to the individual needs and areas of application of its customers.
namuk 2013
ZH
growth
[ clothes, Resource efficiency ] Material & Products based on biomass
Namuk is a swiss childrens sustainable outdoor clothing brand. They promise that the clothes will last as long as possible by choosing sustainable and high quality fabrics. In addition Namuk offers a repair service and their ReUse platform, on which customers can buy second hand namuk products.
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.
neverain 2017
ZH
growth
Transport & Mobility e-bike, e-mobility
Thanks to a multifunctional overall, cycling should in future be a pleasure regardless of the weather.
Newroots 2018
BE
growth
[ Food production & retail ] food tech
We began experimenting with making plant-based milk from various nuts and seeds and fermented it in the kitchen of our farmhouse. Before we knew it, we were creating the cheese traditions of the future.
OekoSolve 2014
SG
growth
[ Energy efficiency, Waste & recycling ] Filters & Membranes
OekoSolve produces electrostatic precipitators that offers technical solutions in the area of micro-dust emission reduction. They also develop custom made solutions.
offcut 2018
BL
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Trade and Retail, Waste & recycling ] Waste recovery, recycling and re-use
OFFCUT sammelt und verkauft Gebraucht- und Restmaterialien und macht so aus Reststoffen wieder Werkstoffe.
openversum 2023
ZH
growth
[ Water Management ] Filters & Membranes
Openversum produces a low cost all-in-one water filter for the removal of pathogens, pesticides, heavy metals and micropollutants. Using their online platform local entrepreneurs can get the necessary knowhow to micro franchise the filters around the globe.
Pakka 2007
ZH
growth
[ Food production & retail ] Low technology
We offer a range of high-quality organic and Fairtrade snacks under the Pakka brand to individual and business customers (in particular, the restaurant and catering trade, and wholesalers).
Panier local 2015
FR
growth
[ Food production & retail, Trade and Retail, Transport & logistics of goods ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
The aim of panier local is the marketing and transport of consumer goods from regional producers. 70% of the product price goes to the producer, like a digital local marketplace.
Pingen 2010
ZH
growth
Enabling technologies
Pingen is a web based service to automate the process of sending electronic documents as postal letters. By partnering with professional print companies distributed across various markets, Pingen achieves faster deliveries, cheaper prizes while even reducing the carbon footprint.
Pleasant Plants 2021
ZH
growth
[ air quality, Farming & agriculture, Gardening ]
Grow your own organic herbs and vegetables at home, with little work and little waste! Our automated systems save you time, water, nutrients and pesticides, and deliver fresh ingredients every day.
prelovedREVOLUTION (Flowconverter Energy) 2018
ZH
growth
[ Waste & recycling ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
prelovedREVOLUTION is the first green marketplace to buy and sell vintage, preloved and socio-ecofriendly, high quality fashion and design articles. Both individuals and firms can use ithe platform.
Previse Systems 2019
ZG
growth
[ Energy management solutions ] IT Software
We offer a highly performant SaaS solution for electricity, natural gas and certificates trading – combining modern software architecture with the latest available tools and technology.
Projets 21 2019
FR
growth
Projets 21 measures the CO2 balance of your activity, analyzes how companies can minimize their CO2 emissions, takes steps to obtain 14001 certification.
Ranas 2020
ZH
growth
We are a behaviour change consultancy, offering support, data collection tools, data analysis, training, research, communication and behaviour change design. We work in a wide variety of fields and behaviours, with a strong experience in water-related topics, public health, disease prevention and sustainability, mostly in development cooperation.
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