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
Hive Power 2019
TI
validation
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.
Hydromea 2014
VD
validation
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Environmental monitoring ] Drone & flight, Enabling technologies
Hydromea SA is a deeptech start-up from the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland, with the goal to bring the latest advanced technology from microengineering and robotics to the environmental water quality market. By leveraging automation, data management and multi-robot systems with AI, Hydromea aims to provide high-resolution in-situ data (which to date cannot be obtained by other means), cost-effectively and fast. The high-resolution and real-time data obtained simultaneously across a defined volume of water brings unparalleled value to numerous industries – from mapping the extent of an oil spill or turbidity profiles during delta works and port construction to nitrate plume detection, closed space surveys and management of bath and potable water
HYDROTHERMA Swiss Ecological Technologies 2012
FR
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Construction of infrastructure (roads, bridges ..), Energy efficiency, Engineering, Waste & recycling ] Climate technologies, Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Hydro energy, Synthetic fuels (e.g. power to liquid)
HYDROTHERMA Swiss Ecological Technologies SA - is a swiss development stage company specializing in research, development, creation and implementation in the sphere of clean energy production, production of boehmite nanopowders & maintenance of ecological safety of industrial enterprises.
Insolight 2015
VD
validation
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Electricity, Energy efficiency, Farming & agriculture, Resource efficiency ] Photovoltaics
Insolight aims to simplify sunlight concentration for photovoltaic systems (CPV) by drastically changing the way of tracking the sun throughout the year. We combine the advantages of standard solar panels mounting structure, with the high efficiency of concentrated photovoltaics.
Involi 2016
VD
validation
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis, Transport & Mobility [ Airplanes & transport, Information technology, Prevention of or protection from technical risks ] Drone & flight, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Sensors
INVOLI is the leading provider of hardware and software solution for the detection and visualization of air traffic and the tracking of drones.
IRISgo (previously ConceptIris) 2020
LU
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail, Recreation, Waste & recycling ] Low technology
They developed and created the best and most convenient reusable cup.
iWin 2019
TI
validation
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Construction & buildings, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy Production ] Photovoltaics
We patented an innovative window solution to integrate flexible thin film photovoltaic cells into windows blinds without compromising the design and the operation of the system. With iWin you can first protect your house from overheating in summer, reducing the energy bill and second it produces renewable electricity. iWin has reached the Proof of Concept (PoC) stage and now we are building the large size prototype. Participation: iWin turns high-rise and fully glazed buildings into power plants through an innovative window solution that integrate flexible thin film photovoltaic cells into windows blinds without compromising the design and the operation of the system.
Kido Dynamics 2018
VD
validation
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis, Transport & Mobility [ Many fields, Mobility & Fleet management, Road vehicles and transport ] IT blockchain or algorithms, Smartcity
Kido Dynamics provides tools for companies to deeply understand people’s mobility patterns. Our technology provides exhaustive, contextual analytics for people mobility patterns. Demand for such tools is very broad all over the world, including segments such as transportation, out-of-home marketing, tourism, events, and smart cities.
Koord 2016
FR
validation
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) Drone & flight, Motor & actuator
KOORD provides customized mechatronic solutions optimized for the needs of companies as well as research and development offices. Our multidisciplinary know-how in the fields of mechanics, electronics and software offers you a complete support for the development of your products, from the feasibility study to the production of series.
kWIQly 2008
BE
validation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Electricity efficiency, Financing and financial services ] Climate technologies, IT data usage, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
kWIQly interprets automatic meter reading data and identifies energy waste. Online discovery of energy saving opportunities from consumption data; kWIQly distils actionable insights from energy metering and weather data for energy managers. This allows energy retailers to support clients, ease acquisition, improve retention and drive cross-sales.
Libattion 2018
ZH
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy storage ]
Libattion is an innovative lithium battery provider accelerating the global shift to a more sustainable energy storage technology.
Limoo 2021
VD
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Catering, Restaurants ] Unknown
When you order from Limoo, you can order with the same excitement, assurance and peace of mind that come with dining out at any top-quality restaurant establishment. Our Chefs are professional private chefs or small family businesses traiteurs which comply with local food safety regulations and Limoo’s highest food standards. Limoo’s expert food tasters will also sample every single chef dish to ensure they’re amazing in flavor and value before adding it to our menus and reaching you!
LINIA 2018
ZH
validation
Construction & buildings, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] Drone & flight
Our software LINIAair enables power grid operators to acquire a huge amount of data of infrastructure fast and autonomous with drones. Our cloud based platform LINIAgrid processes, visualizes and analyzes data with AI-algorithms, to find damage or threats to power lines. Benefits: The reliable data base and sophisticated analytics result in increased security of supply and less power outage for customers.
Live Track 2019
SG
validation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management, Transport & Mobility [ Environmental monitoring, Information technology, Resource efficiency, Transport & logisticsof goods, Waste & recycling ] Fleet management, Internet of Things, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Sensors, Smartcity, Waste management technologies, Waste recovery, recycling and re-use
SMART. INTELLIGENT. AND EFFICIENT. Live Track AG reinvents the management of silos and containers and the associated disposal and supply logistics. Thanks to an open platform that is independent of hardware manufacturers and the intelligent analytic of real-time data, we optimise the frequencies, routes and loading of vehicles. This solution saves you time and money and significantly reduces CO2 emissions
Locatee 2014
ZH
validation
Construction & buildings [ Construction of buildings ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Locatee is the leading workplace analytics solution that empowers workplace leaders to make fact-based decisions about their real estate portfolio by transforming complex data into space utilization insights. By leveraging various IT data sources, Locatee transforms information into actionable insight, thereby shaping the way employees interact with the workplace and making office buildings truly human-centric.
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.
lowimpact food 2021
VD
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail, Resource sufficiency ]
Lowimpact food provides a concrete solution to the problem of feeding the planet in 2050. We revalue co-products from various local beer and fruit juice producers through the breeding of edible insects. Thanks to its low ecological impact and high bioconversion, insect breeding is part of sustainable production. The breeding is carried out in a controlled environment and devoid of invasive treatment. These insects are then transformed into an ultra protein flour which can be easily integrated into different foods (eg: cereal bars or protein pastes).
lunchidee 2018
BE
validation
Health & House & Body Care, Recreation, hotels & restaurants [ Food production & retail, Healthcare, Resource efficiency, Restaurants ] Low technology
Lunchidee is a three-year pilot project that promotes a sustainable and healthy eating culture and serves enjoyable lunch menus and inspiring ideas that stimulate reflection and action. They also offer an attractive platform for information, inspiration and exchange: for guests, restaurateurs and the public.
MeduSoil 2018
VD
validation
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.
MEMBRASENZ 2019
VD
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy management solutions ]
MEMBRASENZ is engaged into development, production and commercialization of gas-separating membranes to be used in alkaline electrolysers and other energy conversion systems.
Methanology 2020
SH
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Renewable technologies
METHANOLOGY's technology liberates from fossil fuels. The use of this technology is the key to creating an independent, decentralized energy system. METHANOLOGY's Willpower system converts carbon dioxide from ambient air into high quality methanol, which is easy to store and can be used as fuel for heating purposes.
Mia & Noa 2019
GE
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail, Waste & recycling ] Low technology
mia&noa proposes the world’s first zero-waste, zero-contact coffee bar that is controlled exclusively through the customer’s smartphone.
Microlino 2015
ZH
validation
Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management, Road vehicles and transport ] e-car
Realization of small and light cars that are at the same time protected from the weather and that have enough space for groceries shopping. Production is scheduled to start in 2021.
Mirai Foods 2019
ZH
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail ] Bio technologies
We are developing real meat - cultivated directly from animal cells
Mithras Technology 2018
GR
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] Battery, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Mithras Technology is an Energy startup based in Switzerland. We are developing Thermoelectric Generators (TEGs) to harvest the human body heat and turn it into electricity.
MOBBOT 2018
FR
validation
Construction & buildings [ Construction of infrastructure (roads, bridges ..) ] 3D Printing, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
The patented technology is based on cutting-edge equipment and methods of manufacturing a reinforced 3-dimensional concrete structure by using 3D printing. The printer includes an industrial robot with a print head that utilizes a novel method of depositing concrete to obtain a smooth surface in a single manufacturing step. The method allows the print head to design complex one-off shapes which can be printed in minutes with no waste.
MOOST 2016
SG
validation
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps, Recreation, hotels & restaurants [ Energy efficiency, Energy management solutions, Heating and cooling energy, Hotel, Information technology, Restaurants ] Cooling technology, Heating in buildings, Internet of Things, IT data usage, IT Software, LED, Lighting, Sensors, Smart device, Smarthome & building
MOOST is a Swiss Software as a Service (SaaS) startup offering data super powers to Smart Home companies. Their mission is to make today's connected homes truly smart. The platform turns data from connected devices into proactive notifications. 100% individualised for each of your Smart Home customers.
Mootral 2018
VD
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture ] agricultural technologies, Climate technologies
Mootral is a British-Swiss company that develops innovative, scalable and sustainable solutions for the agricultural systems of tomorrow. MOOTRAL is an AgriTech company based in Switzerland that develops innovative solutions to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the agricultural sector. Mootral Ruminant is a natural feed supplement that significantly reduces methane emissions from ruminants. It is based on a proprietary combination of organosulfur compounds from garlic and bioflavonoids extracted from citrus. By using Mootral Ruminant, customers can benefit from tradable carbon credits issued under Verra's VCS scheme.
MoSan GmbH 2016
LU
validation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Low technology
Mosan is a rapid-deployable sanitation solution for challenging environments as slums and refugee camps. It contains a urine-divertig dry toilet and ecological system that consideres human excreta as a valuable ressource.
Muntagnard 2018
GR
validation
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps [ clothes ] Low technology
online shop with very sustainable new clothes and Rethinking products from material to functionality without bias in order to develop the best possible version. Advancind sustainable innovations to equip the urban pathfinder. Our T-Shirt Legna and jacket is specially produced for the brand. One part is entirely made from wood-based fibres. More breathable and softer than cotton. Less odor-sensitive than synthetics. The first guaranteed plastic-free garment in the world.
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