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
Assaia International 2018
ZH
validation
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Airplanes & transport, Information technology ] IT data usage
We provide an Artificial Intelligence solution that watches turnarounds in real time to understand what is happening and offers predictive analysis to better manage operations.
autoSense 2018
ZH
growth
Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Sensors
autoSense is a Swiss start-up with headquarters in Zurich. Its vision is to create an open, Swiss ecosystem that totally disrupts the connection between driver and vehicle. To this end, the company develops and offers services for private individuals and fleet managers in the field of intelligent networking of cars. At the heart of the system is an app and an adapter that provides users with a digital assistant for their cars and access to the growing ecosystem. This already includes new models for car insurance, a digital payment function when refuelling, a tax-compliant logbook, active warning messages in the event of vehicle malfunctions and much more.
Avantama (nanograde) 2008
ZH
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Engineering ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Photovoltaics, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Avantama develops and produces nanomaterials for electronics. Avantama’s material innovations enable the fabrication of high quality optical and electronic coatings by established printing and coating techniques.
Avrios 2015
ZH
growth
Transport & Mobility e-mobility, Fleet management, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
The Avrios Business Intelligence Platform helps operators of commercial vehicles utilize their assets as efficient as possible. All information about your fleet is structured on an intuitive platform (Fleet logistics).
Awarebear 2020
ZH
formation
Behavioural change, Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Communication, Media, Education or Games, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Food, Farming or Forestry [ Environmental monitoring, Food production & retail, Games, Healthcare, Information technology, Resource efficiency, Resource sufficiency, Trade and Retail ] IT Software
Awarebear tracks your foodprint, calculates your greenhouse gas emissions and suggests eco-friendlier alternatives. We believe that small changes have a great impact!
Battrion 2015
ZH
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy storage ] Electric batteries, Filters & Membranes, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Patented Li-ion battery microstructure modification technology for faster charging. In addition, less heat is generated and Li-ion batteries can be used more efficiently in mobile segments, power tools and electric vehicles.
Battronics 2017
ZH
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy storage ] Electric batteries
Battronics is an innovative start-up that markets the knowledge and technology to charge Li-ion batteries also below 15°C sufficiently fast. Battronics provides knowledge, consulting and research for Li-ion batteries and their electronics and management system.
BEN Energy 2011
ZH
growth
Behavioural change, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
BEN Energy develops and operates Europe's leading Energy Analytics Platform. The platform combines big data analytics and behavioural science to predict relevant customer behaviour. Also is used to optimize customer portfolio and processes and conduct potential analysis of commodity and products
BIM Facility 2017
ZH
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Building technology, Construction of buildings, Information technology ] IT data usage
BIM Facility AG specialises in the digitisation of real estate and brings existing digital planning models up to date: Asset Information Modelling (AIM) comprises the acquisition and construction of all relevant data and information to improve the performance and optimum maintenance of existing properties.
BluAct Technologies 2016
ZH
formation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Water Management ] Filters & Membranes, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
BluAct membranes can be used effectively as an integral step in the purification of drinking water, as well as for the treatment of all types of wastewater. It can also serve as a method of reclaiming valuable metal ions from water such as gold, palladium, and platinum.
blueyellow 2019
ZH
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Blueyellow provides a platform facilitating Renewable Energy (RE) financial transactions and contributes to making the industry more efficient. Efficiently buy or sell renewable energy assets. We connect renewable energy projects with capital through digital platform and sophisticated fintech solutions.
Bond Mobility (smide) 2018
ZH
growth
Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management ] e-bike, Electric batteries, e-mobility, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
smide ist the world's first stationless e-bike sharing offering a turn-key solution for endcustomers and business partners. freefloating e-Bike sharingsystem
Brainwhere 2018
ZH
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] Drone & flight, Wind energy
Brainwhere envisions to satisfy the energy needs of tomorrow by the next generation airborne wind turbine solution. The Brainwhere Airborne Wind Turbine system operates at high altitudes in confined airspace. The IP protected energy conversion system is self-supportive, scalable and secure. The platform can also be used as a sensing and comminication platform. Customers will be existing wind park owners as well as remote operations for Governments, NGOs, islands as well as oil, gas and mining asset operators.
bs2 2004
ZH
established
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Construction & buildings, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Construction of buildings, Electricity, Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency, Heating and cooling energy ] Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies, Smartgrid, Smarthome & building, Solarthermal energy
New components for buildings, focusing on zero emission, lowEx (saving high quality energy).
carpasus 2014
ZH
growth
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps Low technology
CARPASUS combines sustainability with quality, style and coolness. Our mission is to provide you with quality shirts that will make you feel good, accompany you for a long time, and underline your individual style. The CARPASUS shirts are now available in stores in Switzerland, Germany, Austria and Sweden and are enjoying growing popularity. CARPASUS will continue to work for a more resource-efficient fashion industry in the future. The journey continues.
CEEX 2011
ZH
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
CEEX is an exchange platform for renewable Energy like an eBay for power. A new business model with peer-to-peer exchange has been developed together with the ETH Zurich in a scientific project. In 2015 a fellowship of the ImpactHUB Zurich was won for the innovative idea. It is realtime, peer-to-peer, machine 2 machine
Chimpy (Batte.re) 2013
ZH
established
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] Electric batteries, Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Renewable technologies
Solar power compensated battery for small electronics; Battere offers the most convenient solution for people on the go to recharge their smartphone. Users pick up a pre-charged power bank, charge their smartphone on the go and return the power bank at any other point of sale. Available at 1000 PoS
Circle Soaps 2018
ZH
growth
Health & House & Body Care, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Bodycare, Waste & recycling ]
Circle Soaps produces handmade, cold made soaps with organic and herbal ingredients. We are an ethical company and strive to be as environmentally friendly as possible and to minimize our waste.
Clemap 2017
ZH
validation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity ] Smarthome & building
Energy monitoring and disaggregation sensor for housholdes. Disaggregation service for electricity providers. The products helps to use electric tools more efficiently.
Climeworks 2009
ZH
growth
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction Climate technologies
Climeworks develops, builds and operates direct air capture machines. With our technology we capture carbon dioxide directly from the air. The air-captured carbon dioxide can either be recycled and used as a raw material, or completely removed from the air by safely storing it. Our machines consist of modular CO₂ collectors that can be stacked to build machines of any size. Climeworks direct air capture machines are powered solely by renewable energy or energy-from-waste.
Codingmind AG 2020
ZH
formation
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis IT data usage
Coding Mind AG develops and programs solutions for a more efficient, resource-saving and customer-friendly marketing of real estate. In addition to SAM - the world's first inspection robot for the real estate industry, Coding Mind also offers products such as REMOTELY360°, which adds new functions to existing 360° tours, exploiting the full potential for digital inspections in a scalable way.
Cook Eat 2019
ZH
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail, Healthcare ] Communication, Low technology
Cook Eat mediates home-cooked food from private to private on the online community marketplace. It closes the gap between expensive restaurants and time-consuming self-catering. Wherever our members register, culinary diversity is created around the clock.
CyanoGuard 2016
ZH
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Engineering, Environmental monitoring, Food production & retail, Healthcare, Prevention of or protection from technical risks, Resource efficiency ] Bio technologies, New chemical materials
CyanoGuard AG is a chemical technology company with innovative solutions for the detection of cyanide in water, food extracts and blood samples. Participation: CyanoGuard AG is a chemical technology company with innovative solutions for the detection of cyanide in water, food extracts and blood samples.
Decentlab GmbH 2008
ZH
established
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Construction & buildings, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Food, Farming or Forestry, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas), Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ air quality, Building technology, Energy efficiency, Environmental monitoring, Farming & agriculture, Water Management ] Enabling technologies
Decentlab GmbH has developed a measurement and monitoring system that delivers data to the computer without cabling. Data on the condition of bridges or trees, for example. Participation: Decentlab is a Swiss company providing wireless sensor devices and services for distributed, cost-effective monitoring solutions. The sensor devices communicate wirelessly over LoRaWAN® and are designed for ultra low power consumption, capable of operating on batteries for several years. The devices are built for industrial applications and are ready to be deployed in any harsh indoor or outdoor environment. The service framework provides convenient access to measurement data and enables seaml
Designwerk Products 2017
ZH
validation
Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management, Road vehicles and transport ] e-cargo, Electric batteries, e-vehicle charging
electric trucks are a solution not an alternative. Performance, ecology and economy combined.
Designwerk Technologies 2009
ZH
established
Transport & Mobility [ Engineering, Information technology ] e-car, e-mobility, e-vehicle charging
Designwerk sells charging stations (mobile and fix) and specialized in the development of electric vehicle and truck systems and battery. On clients behalf, they develop complete systems from the study to the prototype with regard to mechanics, electronics, software.
digitalSTROM 2008
ZH
growth
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Electricity efficiency, Information technology ] Enabling technologies, Internet of Things, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Lighting, Smarthome & building
digitalSTROM AG offers a Smart Home Technology for every home connecting all electronic systems for optimizing use. Its application is intuitive and easy to install, the technology communicates via the existing power lines and networks all electronic devices and well as broad-band devices.
dimpora AG 2019
ZH
validation
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Engineering, Functional clothes, Resource sufficiency, Sport, Waste & recycling ] Construction: Resource or material optimisation, Enabling technologies, Filters & Membranes, Material & Products based on biomass, New chemical materials, Waste recovery, recycling and re-use
We produce eco-friendly functional membranes for the outdoor textile industry. Our 2D products involve a conventional lamination of the dimpora membrane onto a textile. The waterproof fluorine-free membrane is mainly based on polyurethane and undergoes our template removal approach to create the necessary porosity, thus achieving an excellent breathability. We are also currently scaling up our first biodegradable membrane.
Distran AG 2013
ZH
validation
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Natural hazards & catastrophe prevention & protection, Resource efficiency ] Acoustic materials & technologies e.g. noise, vibration mitigation, Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
Distran is a spin-off from the Autonomous System Lab, ETH Zurich, developing advanced acoustic sensors for industrial applications. Distran's goal is to reduce risks for industrial workers and the environmental impact of the industry through the use of sound sensing and technology.
dizmo 2013
ZH
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Information technology ] IT Software
Dizmo, The Interface of Things, is a software platform for fast integration and interactive use of data, services and processes. With dizmo as workspace, otherwise complex tasks of data management become simple and technology is rendered humanly intuitive. Gartner calls this new digitally connected world “Integration Platform as a Service” (iPaaS).
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