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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
SwissDeCode 2016
VD
growth
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.
SwissDrones 2013
ZH
growth
Drone & flight
SwissDrones is a Swiss aviation company specializing in development, manufacturing, and operation of long-range unmanned helicopter systems for commercial and public safety applications.
Swiss Hydrogen 2008
FR
growth
[ 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) [ 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 (BIPV) 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.
SwissShrimp 2016
AG
growth
[ Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail ] 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 [ 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
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 ] Renewable technologies, Solarthermal energy, Storage other than batteries, Synthetic fuels (e.g. power to liquid)
Synhelion is on a mission to replace fossil fuels by economically viable synthetic fuels, which are compatible with the current global fuel infrastructure and reduce net CO2 emissions by up to 100 percent. Synhelion uses high-temperature solar heat to convert water and CO2 into synthetic fuels – so-called solar fuels.
technis 2016
VD
growth
[ 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.
ThermodynamX 2016
SG
growth
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy efficiency, Engineering, Heating and cooling energy ] Cooling technology
Thermodynamics helps, advises, tests, upgrades and designs custom cooling and heating systems. Participation: ThermodynamX develops and produces tailor-made cooling solutions for medical applications
thingdust 2017
LU
growth
[ Construction of buildings, Information technology, Resource efficiency ] Internet of Things, Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data, Smart device, Smarthome & building
thingdust optimizes office spaces and buildings by internet of things and machine learning technology. It automatically monitors and manages all kinds of spaces - meeting rooms, desks, .... It empowers facility managers to proactively respond to changing demands of clients for workspace.
TreaTech 2015
VD
growth
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
Tyre Recycling Solutions 2013
VD
growth
[ Waste & recycling ] Waste management technologies
TRS has developed Swiss proprietary technologies to process scrap tyres and deliver output products with significant value-in-use.
Eat-Umami 2015
ZH
growth
[ Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail, Waste & recycling ] 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.
UniSieve 2018
ZH
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production),Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy efficiency ] Filters & Membranes
Over 10% of the total energy consumption worldwide is due to separation processes. To target this issue, we developed a membrane technology, which allows cost and energy efficient separation of gases. The technology is based on an inventive way of integrating metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) into polymeric membranes. The UniSieve technology has the potential to create various separation solutions for small-scale home applications (B2C), and also large-scale industrial processes (B2B). Currently, the focus is set on building modules for the purification of hydrogen (energy, cleantech industry) and propylene (oil&gas, chemical industry).
Urban Connect 2013
ZH
growth
[ 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.
Vatorex 2020
ZH
growth
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ 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,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
[ Building technology, Electricity, Electricity efficiency, Electricity grids & flexibility, Energy efficiency, Energy management solutions, Energy storage, Engineering ] Battery, 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.
Waste Allocation Systems 2016
VD
growth
[ 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
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.
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
Wegaw is the underlying technology to a sustainable energy future. Through the power of geospatial fusion, we help companies around the world to optimize assets by better monitoring and forecasting water & snow resources.
WindShape 2017
GE
growth
Drone & flight
WindShape pushes forward the limits of innovation by leading drones into a new generation of wind and weather test bench.
Wingtra 2016
ZH
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Information technology ] Drone & flight, Robotic, Video and Film
Headquartered in Switzerland, Wingtra is the world’s leading VTOL drone producer for mapping, survey and mining industry professionals. Since its market entry in early 2017, Wingtra has partnered with more than 70 of the biggest equipment dealers and has been selling mapping drones globally ever since.
WormUp 2017
ZH
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail, Waste & recycling ] Low technology
Recycle your kitchen scraps at home, Compact. Odorless. Elegant. WormUp HOME is the first ceramic Worm Bin that produces compost from kitchen waste.
wy.by 2009
LU
growth
[ Information technology ] IT data usage
wy.by designs, develops and maintains one of the first European, fully web-based reservation and management solutions for the rental business of various industries. wy.by offers much more than traditional advertising sites for rental products.
XFarm 2018
TI
growth
[ Farming & agriculture ] e-mobility, Fleet management, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Wearable devices or apps
xFarm is a digital platform helping the farmers to manage their activities. It is composed of a cloud-based field management software, IoT field sensors gathering meteorological and environmental data, and an open app store for decision support services.
Yaksha 2018
VD
growth
[ Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail ] Low technology
Yaksha is an organic and fair trade spice from a single source, and together we are starting an innovative concept based on ethical values.
YouMo 2013
SG
growth
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Energy efficiency, Engineering ] e-bike, e-mobility
Urbanbikes developed by youmo for Ergonomic, emission-free, extremely relaxed riding. Also retrail of carbo bikes.
Zaphiro Technologies 2016
VD
growth
[ Electricity, Electricity efficiency, Electricity grids & flexibility ] Sensors, Smart device, Smartgrid
SynchroGuard is a new smart solution for electrical grid monitoring and automation. Thanks to its advanced sensing infrastructure, SynchroGuard has the outstanding feature to combine in a single solution real-time grid monitoring, optimal control of grid resources, and smart fault management.
QualityChain 2019
TI
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Trade and Retail ] IT blockchain or algorithms
QualityChain creates special QR Codes for agri-food products, which allow you to communicate everything about your product: people, techniques and values, from the shelf to the table.
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