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
SteriLux 2014
VD
growth
Health & House & Body Care [ Healthcare ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
The Vaud Medtech SteriLux has developed a device which allows sterilization at low temperature of medical devices made up of all types of materials with very low energy consumption and therefor reducing waste.
Stonestep 2012
ZG
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Insurance ]
Swiss-based insurtech firm that is changing how insurance is delivered in emerging markets. Microinsurance as a Service platform
STRIDE Learning 2016
ZH
growth
Communication, Media, Education or Games [ Unknown ] Communication, Low technology
Our mission is to support personal, social and environmental transformations that lead us towards more sustainable and equitable societies as well as meaningful and fulfilling lives. Through action research, collaboration as well as STRIDE’s unSchooling approach to learning, we strengthen the capacity of individuals, organizations, cities, and sectors to develop impactful solutions to complex problems.
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.
SUNCAR HK 2015
ZH
growth
Construction & buildings, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Transport & Mobility [ Construction of buildings, Construction of infrastructure (roads, bridges ..), Energy storage, Engineering, Mobility & Fleet management ] Automated or self driving, Construction : Increase efficiency or renewable energy use., e-cargo, Electric batteries, e-mobility, e-vehicle charging, Smartcity
We are a start-up company of the ETH Zurich and a subsidiary of Huppenkothen. SUNCAR HK specializes in the electrification of construction machines, utility and municipal vehicles. Electrical machines and vehicles which are powered by solar or another renewable energy have significant ecological and economic advantages compared to machines and vehicles powered with diesel.
Swiss Birdradar Solution 2013
BE
growth
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Environmental monitoring ] Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data, Sensors
Swiss Birdradar Solution AG is specialized in radar remote sensing products and services for the study of bird and bat movements. The focus is on long-term monitoring as well as environmental impact assessment with respect to infrastructure constructions and wind farms.
Swisscharge.ch 2014
SG
growth
Construction & buildings, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency, Mobility & Fleet management ] e-mobility, e-vehicle charging
Platform and App to share, find and use e-Charging Stations.
SwissDeCode 2016
VD
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Food production & retail ] Bio technologies
SwissDeCode was founded in 2016 to build trust and secure the global food supply chain. Spin-off of the University of Geneva, our patented tools and processes are recognized by the Swiss Commission for Technology and Innovation (InnoSuisse) and independently validated by Swiss Federal Laboratories. We are based in Renens (Lausanne, VD), Switzerland.
Swiss Hydrogen 2008
FR
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] Hydro energy, Hydro energy (small scale), Wearable devices or apps
Swiss Hydrogen SA develops clean energy solutions for a variety of applications. The common factor is hydrogen! When produced using renewable energy, hydrogen becomes the ultimate clean energy vector, permitting zero-loss storage, simple scalability, and zero-emission electricity production. At Swiss Hydrogen, we strive to deliver tailor-made, turn-key solutions.
SwissINSO 2006
VD
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Construction of buildings, Energy efficiency ] Photovoltaics, Physical & chemical & nano technologies, Solarthermal energy
SwissINSO is a pioneer in the development and application of new solar technologies and products targeted at enhancing the aesthetics and overall efficiency of Building Integrated Photovoltaic and Thermal solar energy solutions. KromatixTM solar glass is available in various tuneable colours (all colours are virtually possible, white and sparkling red excepted) and has a beautiful opaque finish, making the inner workings of the solar panels are invisible and thus further enhancing the overall aesthetics of the panel.
Swiss Precision Lighting (SPL) 2019
FR
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Electricity efficiency ]
We develop high-precision lighting systems that significantly reduce light pollution in adjacent areas and power consumption compared to conventional systems.
SwissShrimp 2016
AG
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Resource saving agricultural technologies
SwissShrimp AG is the first company in Switzerland to implement sustainable shrimp farming at an industrial level. Following successful pilot production, SwissShrimp has found an attractive location partner for large-scale production in the Swiss salt works in Rheinfelden, Aargau, in 2016.
Swiss Wood Solutions 2016
ZH
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Forestry, Recreation, Resource sufficiency ] Construction: Resource or material optimisation, Wood or forest technologies
Swiss Wood Solutions refines solid wood and wood veneers to replace endangered tropical species and plastic products. We only use essences of sustainable origin. All our products are biodegradable, made from 100% wood and do not contain any plastic, resin or artificial coloring.
SYNHELION 2016
TI
growth
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Airplanes & transport, Energy storage, Energy sufficiency, Heating and cooling energy, Maritime and waterways transport, Resource efficiency ] Energy storage other than batteries, Renewable technologies, Solarthermal energy, Synthetic fuels (e.g. power to liquid)
Synhelion develops cutting-edge solar technology to reduce global CO2 emissions. We are on a mission to unlock a clean future of transportation. Solar fuels are the key.
technis 2016
VD
growth
Construction & buildings [ Energy efficiency, Engineering, Resource efficiency ] Enabling technologies, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Sensors, Smartcity, Smart device, Smarthome & building
Control your flow of visitors, Simplify people flow management with a reassuring, easy to install solution for both shops and consumers. Installed easily at entry points of your infrastructure, our solution allows you to monitor your visitor’s flow in real-time, optimize your ressources’ management, comply with your safety standards. The solution brings also a discreet, innovative and reassuring solution for elderly people in medical houses to bring them comfort and security.
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
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.
TwistOut 2017
SG
growth
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.
UMAMI 2015
ZH
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail, Waste & recycling ] Resource saving 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.
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.
varionix 2012
ZG
growth
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.
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 ] Electric batteries, 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.
vRbikes.ch 2012
ZG
growth
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%.
Waste Allocation Systems 2016
VD
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ]
Manual waste compactor (reduces 60 liters of waste in 17 liters) named e-crush for households and SMEs. Can be used for all types of waste: household, PET bottles, aluminum or cardboard.
WATALUX (OOLUX) 2014
GE
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Healthcare, Resource sufficiency, Water Management ] Lighting, Photovoltaics
With only salt and water, WATA technology produces locally and at low cost, active chlorine solution that can be used to treat drinking water or disinfect any objects or surfaces.
Wattelse 2012
ZG
growth
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Building technology, Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency, Energy sufficiency, Heating and cooling energy, Resource efficiency ] Smarthome & building
Identify energy demand and points for reduction and optimizing building management.
WeACT 2014
ZH
growth
Behavioural change, Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Many fields ] Gamification, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
WeAct engages people through gamification & team dynamics with online solutions.
WeGaw 2016
VD
growth
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Environmental monitoring, Information technology, Natural hazards & catastrophe prevention & protection ] IT data usage, Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
Our satellite data powered product DeFROST monitors terrain status daily to make outdoors safer and enjoyable for anyone, anytime. Supported by the European Space Agency, we build & operate a technology and product stack enabling the digital outdoors tourism industry.
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