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
uGreen 2016
BS
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity, Electricity grids & flexibility ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Smartgrid
Data service for load shifting and power supply system stability, Smart household appliances run when renweable energy available.
Urbio 2020
VS
validation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy management solutions ] IT Software
Urbio is a software for planning sustainable cities that combines the strengths of humans and artificial intelligence.
Vir2sense 2016
ZH
validation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency, Information technology, Resource efficiency ] e-mobility, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Smart device
Vir2sense GmbH provides ready to use, optimized fast combustion and emission models for internal combustion engine calibration, continuous emissions monitoring and real-time control. The virtual sensors have been used successfully in automotive, heavy duty, power generation and ship propulsion applications.
Voltitude 2011
VD
validation
Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency, Road vehicles and transport, Sport ] e-bike, e-mobility
The purpose of the company is to develop, manufacture and market light vehicles and their components and accessories, as well as the granting of licenses and the management of derivative rights and intellectual property rights arising therefrom.
V.P.S. VALAIS PEROVSKITE SOLAR 2019
VS
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy management solutions, Engineering ] Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies
VPS – Valais Perovskite Solar is a company based in Switzerland with the focus on Molecular Engineering of Functional Materials for Photovoltaic and Light-emitting applications.
Vuna 2016
ZH
validation
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Building technology, Engineering, Farming & agriculture, Gardening, Resource efficiency, Waste & recycling, Water Management ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Filters & Membranes
VUNA designs & implements specialised sanitation systems to: - recover nutrients & water - save water - avoid costly sewers Participation: VUNA designs & implements specialised sanitation systems to:- recover nutrients & water- save water - avoid costly sewers
Prana Sustainable Water (W2AREX) 2012
VD
validation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Service pooling, Waste & recycling, Water Management ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
The WasteWater Reuse and Energy Exchange (W2AREX ©) is a platform designed to commoditise wastewater treatment capacities and matching offers and demands of treated wastewater with wastewater supplies. It boost circular economy by proactively matching the following needs: @ B2B buyers of treated wastewater @ B2B sellers of treated wastewater for future deliveries @ C2B suppliers of wastewater for future deliveries of wastewater including inputs easy to treat to get shared profits of its transformation into water, energy, fertilizers, bio-cements, fertilizers.
Wattz 2020
BE
validation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency, Energy management solutions, Information technology ] IT data usage, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Business-as-a-Service Plattform based on end-to-end digital energy procurement and delivery process.
WEPOT 2020
VD
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture, Resource sufficiency, Water Management ] Unknown
The plant fixes its roots around the pot and, thanks to the natural porosity of the clay, it drinks as needed. This avoids any water stress, the development of weeds but above all a saving of 50% to 70% water!
wick upcycling (wiederverwerkle) 2018
ZH
validation
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Waste & recycling ] Low technology
The aim of the Wiederverwerkle association is to reuse residual materials for something new. It collects residual wood and metal from local industrial and craft enterprises. The material is processed, sorted and offered for sale at a reasonable price.
Xemtec 2001
VD
validation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency ] Enabling technologies
Add-on smart units to existing meters for monitoring. Xemtec is an important player in digitalization of information for electricity, gas and water markets. Our system provides a comprehensive and centralised flow management for the industrial and residential sectors.
Yasai 2020
ZH
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Environmental monitoring, Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail, Resource efficiency, Trade and Retail, Waste & recycling, Water Management ] Bio technologies, Hydro energy (small scale), Internet of Things, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, IT Software, LED, Resource saving agricultural technologies, Smartcity, Waste recovery, recycling and re-use
Yasai offers Farming as a Service with Vertical Farms based on circular economy within Smart Cities
zoë circular building 2017
BS
validation
Construction & buildings [ Construction of buildings, Resource efficiency, Resource sufficiency ]
Building with natural, untreated and local materials: healthy, sustainable and affordable.
am-tec switzerland 2011
ZH
validation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Electricity, Heating and cooling energy ] Enabling technologies, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Consultants for electricity grid management; Core competencies: asset management and infrastructure management. We offer consulting, services and software for strategic and operational asset management (standardized entry-level projects for electricity, water and gas distribution)
Bogga 2014
VD
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Electricity ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies
Bogga provides advisory services to develop and finance behind-the-meter renewable energy projects delivering Energy-as-a-Service to Commercial & Industrial (C&I) customers, in order to reduce electricity cost by securing price visibility & stability; Improve the reliability and self-security of electricity supply by integrating energy storage solutions; Reach renewable energy targets by reducing greenhouse gas emissions & dependency on fossil fuel.
capsule hotel 2018
LU
validation
Recreation, hotels & restaurants [ Hotel ] Low technology
Affordable hotel, with privacy and community. Every single “capsule” can be closed, providing the guest with its own little room. The generously designed interior delivers high-speed internet, electricity, a safe, ventilation and other comforts.
catch-e 2019
SG
validation
Transport & Mobility [ Energy management solutions, Mobility & Fleet management, Road vehicles and transport ] e-car, e-mobility
catch-e offers test drives with electric vehicles over several days to test how suitable an electric car is. catch-e stands not only for test drives with electric cars and two-wheelers, but above all for stable information and professional help in the field of electric mobility and a well-rounded project for all employee levels. Based on the infrastructure, catch-e will work out a recommendation for the appropriate investment program in the company.
Circulago (WWZ) 2018
ZG
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy Production ] Cooling technology, Heat Exchanger, Heating in buildings
Circulago is a project for the supply of Zug and Baar-Süd with environmentally friendly heating and cooling energy. It is obtained from the water of the Zugersee.
cofoundme 2017
ZG
validation
Communication, Media, Education or Games IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
cofoundme is the biggest matching platform for startup jobs in Switzerland. We enable entrepreneurs to find cofounders for their projects and startups to recruit staff. You’re looking for a job in the Startup ecosystem, you’re at the right place!
enersuisse 2018
ZH
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy management solutions, Energy Production, Information technology ] IT data usage
enersuisse relies on the comprehensive know-how and many years of experience of its owners (EKZ, Primeo Energie and Romande Energie) in the billing process (meter-to-customer process). The company focuses on competencies in metering technology, in the billing of energy services and in customer service. Technically, enersuisse relies on high-quality systems and infrastructures.
Enlightware 2017
ZH
validation
Communication, Media, Education or Games [ Games ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Video and Film
Empowering Humans at the Age of Artificial Intelligence. We pursue the mission to foster autonomy, creativity and collaboration skills of each individual through digital products. For more information, read our social impact description.
Equigy 2020
AG
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity grids & flexibility ] IT blockchain or algorithms
A SWISSGRID Project. The «crowd balancing platform» is an innovative solution in the control energy market. The shift in electricity generation towards a large number of smaller generators with volatile production is presenting new challenges for transmission system operators.
Faircustomer 2007
ZH
validation
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps, Communication, Media, Education or Games, Health & House & Body Care [ Trade and Retail ] Low technology
Faircustomer.ch is an internet marketplace where traders can independently offer and / or purchase goods and / or services. The dealers are Swiss suppliers who value sustainability: facilities for people with disabilities, designers of ecological solutions, integration projects, cooperatives from the countries of the south and Swiss importers of fairly traded articles. Pictures, texts and videos show where and by whom the articles were made.
GBY (Go By Yourself) 2016
FR
validation
Health & House & Body Care, Transport & Mobility [ Recreation, Road vehicles and transport, Sport ] e-bike, e-mobility
Design, build, acquire, evaluate, sell, resell or make available in any form whatsoever (sale, rental, loan, donation, etc.) material and equipment for sport, training, rehabilitation , well-being or any physical activity, both in Switzerland and abroad.
Haelixa 2016
ZH
validation
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) Bio technologies
Pursuing a commitment to sustainability and transparency, we foster the development of next generation tools to ensure consumer good supply chain integrity and traceability.
Green Mountain (Hilcona AG) 2019
GR
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Bio technologies
Swiss vegetarian food production with tasty products without meat.
IDUN Technologies 2017
ZH
validation
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Healthcare, Information technology ] IT data usage, Sensors
IDUN Technologies Ltd. is a biosensor company based in Zurich, Switzerland. Coming from a stretchable electronics research group from ETH Zurich, IDUN is developing and producing soft and dry conductive electrodes for biopotential monitoring (ECG, EEG, EMG). With a unique and patented surface structure these electrodes provide high quality signals with skin-friendly materials without electrolyte gel.
Crick (Insekterei GmbH) 2017
ZH
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Low technology
Crick produces insect-based foods.
Inventsys 2017
AG
validation
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Software solution, designed to enable the digitalization of governments, authorities, and municipal utilities to create smart processes. It helps digitalize the business of other verticals including facility management, utility management, security, trade marketing, and outdoor media, and any other operation that requires the geolocated real-time management of assets or field workers.
IRsweep 2014
ZH
validation
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
IRsweep offers a cutting-edge optical spectrometer in the mid-infrared. Microsecond time resolution combined with large spectral bandwidth and high spectral resolution offers a plethora of new possibilities in molecular analysis. Real-time observation of enzyme kinetics and chemical reaction monitoring are two out of many application fields of the IRis-F1.
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