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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
Regli Energy Systems 2017
ZH
growth
Construction & buildings [ Heating and cooling energy ] Construction : Increase efficiency or renewable energy use., Smarthome & building
Regli Energy Systems makes the traditional heating market more sustainable by ensuring that heat pumps deliver top values in terms of sustainability. The first product, "NovaAir", was tested at the heat pump test center at the University of Applied Sciences of Eastern Switzerland and it achieved top values in terms of performance and efficiency. They use natural refrigerants, which are 700 times more environmentally friendly than conventional refrigerants. Participation: Regli manfucatures & sells high-efficiency heat pumps powered with propane. Optimized for retrofits, they save CO2 and heating costs, whilst convincing with unique aesthetics.
Renergon International 2010
TG
growth
Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Bio technologies, Renewable technologies
RENERGON extracts value from organic waste in creating valuable, sustainable products such as biofuel, biogas, renewable energy, compost, fertilizer, & biochar - always combineRenergon International AG with global social and environmental responsibility.
Rüedu 2020
BE
growth
[ Trade and Retail ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Wearable devices or apps
"Rüedu" is your neighborhood store where you can get local and seasonal food every day. The neighborhood stores are 18 square meter wooden containers.
Salat.ch 2016
TG
growth
[ Food production & retail ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
From the farm directly to your home - thus we guarantee first-class quality and fair prices for you as a consumer.
Seervision 2016
ZH
growth
[ Information technology, Media ] Video and Film
Seervison has combined computer vision, machine learning, control, and cinematography. The result is their adaptive motion control technology. It transforms any camera into an autonomous camera. Their computer vision pipeline relies on the newest and most advanced neural networks to analyze every single frame captured by any production camera in order to detect objects of interest, the background and the overall scenery.
Selfrag 2006
FR
growth
[ Waste & recycling ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Selfrag aims to reduce the CO2 emissions on our planet by transforming waste to value. They do this by processing slag from waste incineration using high-voltage machines to extract resources such as heavy metals. This way up to 50% of the treated slag can be recovered.
smartToni 2019
VD
growth
[ Catering, Restaurants ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, IT Software
The smartTONi backbone offers the entire IT solutions for running a restaurant: From purchasing to kitchen production to payment by the guest, all functionalities are integrated. The system breaks down recipes and processes into individual steps, continuously calculates the optimal workflow and transmits necessary information to the right place at the right time.
SNAQ 2017
ZH
growth
[ Healthcare ] Wearable devices or apps
SNAQ helps estimate the carbohydrate, protein and fat content of meals and shows the impact on blood glucose progression. SNAQ connects to popular blood glucose sensors. First, take a picture of your meal to record the nutritional values. second, learn how different meals affect your blood sugar. third, recognize patterns from past meals to improve your blood sugar.
snäx 2019
ZH
growth
[ Catering ] Low technology
We supply our Smart Fridges with exciting dishes, made from natural ingredients and prepared by hand. And because we love our food, we gather daily in our own break room to test the latest creations from our chefs.
Solarfreeze 2012
BS
growth
The Solarfreeze association supports projects, feasibility studies, demand analyses, etc. on how to use the sun as an energy source for ecological and affordable cooling in developing and emerging countries. We promote technologies and system availability in the low-tech/low-cost sector, which also have a chance for widespread use in countries with lower incomes, and also specifically promote the specialised training of young people on site with additional added value.
Solar Manager 2020
AG
growth
[ Energy management solutions ] Battery, e-car, e-mobility, Internet of Things, IT Software, Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies, Smart device, Smartgrid, Smarthome & building
With rising electricity prices and higher electricity usage (heat pumps, e-mobility) it became a need of each owner of a photovoltaic (PV) system to optimally distribute the produced PV power. Therefore, we developed Solar Manager – a system that is simple to install and fun to use through a beautiful app. We are a software company building an internet of energy platform. We are using a B2B2C model. Solar Manager is sold and installed by photovoltaic installers with the option of white labeling.
Soleco 2018

growth
[ Energy management solutions ] e-vehicle charging, Heating in buildings, Smart device, Smarthome & building, Storage other than batteries
Energy management System of the next Generation considering the building as storage, weather forecast and a powerful optimisation algorithm including machine learning. This leads to a saving of energy and lower cost. We control and optimize heat pumps, heating distribution, charging stations, battery storage and household appliances in conjunction with the electricity generated by the photovoltaic system and have implemented and successfully tested variable grid tariffs.
Stash 2020
ZH
growth
[ Trade and Retail ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Wearable devices or apps
STASH delivers everything you need by bike: groceries, beverages, tobacco, household products, etc. in less than 10 minutes.
SwissFleet Services (Velobility) 2016
ZH
growth
[ Mobility & Fleet management ] e-bike, e-mobility
Velobility is your partner for Bike-Sharing. Thanks to our bike and e-bike models which are engineered to be shared. And thanks to our tried-and-tested Ridebox® technology. The result is a triple benefit: higher efficiency, better security, longer durability.
SwissShrimp 2013
AG
growth
[ Food production & retail ] Low technology
Swiss Shrimp Breeding
Swiss Vault Systems 2018
BS
growth
Construction: Resource or material optimisation, Cooling technology, Enabling technologies, IT Software
Swiss Vault is building computer systems like an energy efficient data server in a small, quiet package. Through a desktop computer unit for high-end data processing and analysis, their system reduces the data-carbon footprint with energy & space efficient data management solutions. The patented system allows for more data storage within a smaller form factor. It’s not only energy efficient but it also takes up less space in your data center.
Hempfy 2013
VD
growth
[ Food production & retail ] food tech
Hempfy, which is created by Tellement Facile, focuses on innovative food and beverages, based on proprietary cold infusion technology for harvesting and processing THC-free hemp plants, compliant with Swiss legislation.
Tesla Transfers 2015
VS
growth
[ Mobility & Fleet management ] e-mobility
Providing eco friendly transport for people visiting the ski resort of Verbier. Using Tesla vehicles only.
#tide 2019
BL
growth
Production of eco friendly products [ Waste & recycling ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Using plastic collected from the ocean, #tide produces a recycled versatile granular material which can be used to produce a variety of products. They have developed a scientific based mechanical recycling process to regenerate the molecular chains of ocean-bound plastic. Thorugh this process it is possible to transform single-use plastic into raw material. In addition #tide has produced its own series of ocean products.
Vege'tables 2022
NE
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Vege’tables is a Smart Food consulting company offering concrete solutions to organisations, collective and commercial catering and individuals enabling them unlock their full potential and perform better, while doing their part for the planet.
VegiPass 2018
FR
growth
[ Restaurants ]
A micro team of foodies who want to change the world. Our mission is to find you the best offers to discover the vegi-vegan world and its lifestyle. Enjoy exclusive discounts at over 270 partners and discover a healthy and respectful lifestyle with the VegiPass!
Wild Foods 2020
BE
growth
[ Food production & retail ] food tech
Vegan alternative to salmon from smoked organic carrots. Plant-Based from the Bernese Oberland.
yamo 2016
ZG
growth
[ Food production & retail ] Bio technologies, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Ecological, healthy baby food sterilized with a new pressure method to keep vitamines, color etc.
Zélo 2021
VD
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Trade and Retail ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Zélo is a zero-waste supermarket that offers a home delivery service by cargo bike, with the particularity that all products are delivered with the “zero waste” concept, i.e., packed in reusable containers.
Zwartekoffie 2023
LU
growth
food tech
Zwartekoffie partners directly with coffee farmers in Costa Rica and Uganda, ensuring fair pay and sustainable practices without intermediaries. This direct trade model guarantees 100% traceability and transparency, providing a fair and high-quality coffee experience from bean to cup.
9T Labs 2018
ZH
validation
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Building technology ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
9T Labs advances lightweight design by simplifying the use of high-performance materials with 3D Printing using industry grade carbon fiber composites
Aeler Technologies 2018
VD
validation
Internet of Things
AELER is an AI-powered, logistics technology company. We make next-gen shipping containers which bring full in-transit visibility.
Agile Wind Power 2010
ZH
validation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Electricity, Resource efficiency ] Renewable technologies, Wind energy
Agile Wind Power develops technology solutions for energy production from wind energy. It develops a vertically-rotating wind turbine which is able to reduce maintenance costs, and increase profitability and efficiency.
AgroSustain 2018
VD
validation
[ Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail, Waste & recycling ] agricultural technologies, Bio technologies, Waste management technologies
AgroSustain develops plant-based antifungal solutions to stop the development of molds on fruits and vegetables, extending food shelf-life and reducing wastage for food distributors & retailers, leading to significant reduction in CO2 emissions. Participation: AgroSustain replaces chemicals on biological fungicides, providing crop protection without negative impact on the environment.
AIPHA 2018
ZH
validation
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Electricity grids & flexibility, Forestry, Information technology, Natural hazards & catastrophe prevention & protection ] IT data usage, IT Software
AIPHA GmbH provides Deep Learning based tools to automatically identify vegetation based threats to power lines. The main focus are grow-in, fall-in and forest fire threats. For this purpose, Geodata like Satellite images or Point Clouds from Drones or Airborne Laserscanning are evaluated.
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