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
CERASUS 2017
SZ
validation
Construction & buildings, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Construction of infrastructure (roads, bridges ..), Energy management solutions, Engineering, Resource efficiency ] Construction : Increase efficiency or renewable energy use., Construction: Resource or material optimisation, Heating in buildings, Robotic
CERASUS builds custom machines and control systems to suit your individual needs from scratch, as well as expanding or upgrading existing machines, for example supplementing your production with robotics or optimising efficiency and energy use.
Durot Electric 2017

growth
Durot Electric promotes the spread of electric mobility in order to conserve our planet’s finite resources. To this end, we bring unique and long-standing knowledge in electrification to projects and products. As a contract developer and solution provider, we support manufacturers of vehicles and machines in their entry into and transition to electromobility.
Earlybird 2017
ZH
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Catering ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Earlybird is the local delivery service for workplace catering. We deliver seasonal & organic menus, fruits, meeting catering and gifts for the office.
elmoove 2017
SH
growth
elmoove combines their knowledge form the sctors e-bike, energy mamagement and load management for EV's. Our own product is a e-bike charging station for apartement buildings and public use.
Enlightware 2017
ZH
formation
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.
Fair Voyage 2017
ZH
stagnant
Recreation, hotels & restaurants [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Environmental monitoring, Functional clothes, Hotel, Information technology, Recreation ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Fair Voyage helps you find and customize your best conscious travel experience in Africa and developing regions. They are building an ethical and sustainable booking platform that exclusively promotes verified responsible tour operators. Through their direct relationships with local leaders in sustainability, they can offer you highest quality at best prices.
foifi 2017
ZH
established
Recreation, hotels & restaurants [ Restaurants ] Low technology
Zurich's first “Zero Waste” store cafés: the FOIFI in the lively Kreis 4 and the ZOLLFREI in the idyllic Kreis 9. Our store cafés are hosts, idea exchangers, meeting spaces and meeting points for enjoyment, togetherness and collaboration.
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 like snacks or crispbread
KnowS IT 2017

validation
Job portal & community. The safe way to find people with the right skills.
Mastercoldbrewer (re-coffee) 2017
SG
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Low technology
Coffee - Drinks that are manufactured without the effects of heat. This lead to preserved aromas and vitamines. The products are fair and mostly organic.
Nectariss 2017
VD
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Cleaning ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Consumers increasingly expect foods with clean labels (sustainable, healthy, authentic, with natural ingredients and of known origin). The drivers of these expectations include consumer health awareness, the demand for environmental and economic sustainability, but also the excitement and pleasure of discovering novel and exotic foods. Nectariss has developed the Nectariss Method, a patent-backed fermentation technology that enables the generation of food with new natural flavors. Nectariss offers a natural truffle aroma in bulk to B2B customers.
Neology 2017
VD
formation
Neology aims to bring an affordable and clean solution to the commercial transportation, by utilizing ammonia as the carbon-free energy vector.
neverain 2017
ZH
growth
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps, Transport & Mobility e-bike, e-mobility
Thanks to a multifunctional overall, cycling should in future be a pleasure regardless of the weather.
novatlantis 2017
ZH
stagnant
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Resource efficiency ] Communication, Low technology
Novatlantis aims for energy system transformation, resource efficiency, renewable energies and the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. It analyses data, developments of information, knowledge and strategies, empowers customers to take concrete action, and provides scientific services.
RB2 Robotics 2017
VD
formation
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas)
We are a spin-off from the HEIG-VD Intelligent Data Analysis Laboratory based at the EPFL innovation park. We are developing state of the art deep learning models that enable robots to make smart and secure decisions only based on what they see just like humans do.
Regli Energy Systems 2017
ZH
validation
Construction & buildings, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Heating and cooling energy ] Construction : Increase efficiency or renewable energy use., Smarthome & building
Regli Energy Systems wants to make the traditional heating market sustainable and ecologically oriented by ensuring that heat pumps deliver top values in terms of sustainability. After a long period of research and development, the first product, "NovaAir", was tested at the heat pump test center at the University of Applied Sciences of Eastern Switzerland. Switzerland University of Applied Sciences. In several test series, it achieved top values in terms of performance and efficiency. The fact that this result is also due to the use of natural refrigerants, which are 700 times more more environmentally friendly than conventional refrigerants, which are still used in most heat refrigerants, which are still used in most heat pumps.
Remretech 2017
AG
formation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Enabling technologies
Recycling technology for strategically & technologically important rare earths from magnet e-wastes. The founder Ajay Patil aims to develop a portable recycling unit for e-waste and resource management.
Ronovatec 2017
SZ
growth
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Gardening, Landscape conservation and management ] Automated or self driving, Robotic
Our patent pending robot technology has been specifically designed to assist green keepers and others who tend large grass areas. Each robot is multifunctional, meaning that it can replace several machines and can be used for mowing, brushing of synthetic turf, soil analysis, line drawing, and due to electric power not an internal combustion engine, mowing can often be moved into new time windows for mowing i.e. late evenings, lunchtimes or even overnight.
Seefeld Style (YARN-TO-YARN) 2017
ZH
validation
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps [ clothes ] New chemical materials, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Seefeld Style produces trousers from the fabric made out of recycled yarn. YARN-TO-YARN® developed the extraction method to produce recycled yarn and lifts the fashion industry into the Circular Economy with "the infinite yarn".
Ambrosus 2017
ZG
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry, Health & House & Body Care, Transport & Mobility [ Food production & retail, Healthcare ] IT blockchain or algorithms
Ambrosus, which is a member of the CVA, is a project to build a blockchain-based ecosystem for supply chains for life-essential products like food and medicine.
SNAQ 2017
ZH
growth
Health & House & Body Care [ 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.
Sonnenpool 2017
ZH
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy Production ] Battery, Photovoltaics
We finance and build solar systems, smart meters, and everything else to get clean power from your roof and the grid.
Stadtpilze 2017
BS
stagnant
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail ] agricultural technologies
Stadtpilze GmbH cultivates mushrooms on coffee grounds to sell for culinary uses regionally in Basel.
Zum guten Heinrich 2020
ZH
stagnant
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Catering, Food production & retail, Restaurants ] Low technology
Sustainable catering delivered by Food-Bike fight Food-Wast; uses high quality and shapeless fruit and vegetables that cannot be sold - because they are not of the standard size. This reduces the amount of fruit and vegetables that remain in the fields with the farmers or end up in the biogas plant.
1H2O3 2018
LU
growth
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Water Management ] Water pollution abatement
Water Treatment Package - All in one package that makes wastewater treatment affordable and easy.
9T Labs 2018
ZH
validation
Construction & buildings, 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
Transport & Mobility Internet of Things
AELER is an AI-powered, logistics technology company. We make next-gen shipping containers which bring full in-transit visibility.
Aero41 2018
VD
validation
Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management ] Drone & flight
Aero41 Ltd brings together a team of experts in the fields of flying robotics, aviation and advanced applications in the commercial civil drone sector. European pioneers in the development of drones dedicated to crop protection as well as frames with high carrying capacity,
agrarpiloten 2018
BE
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture ] Drone & flight
Agrarpiloten GmbH has set itself the goal of revolutionising work in agriculture in a targeted manner. We have a large pool of different pilots from all over Switzerland. Our multicopters can be used in a variety of ways and are fast and efficient in their execution. Through a mobile charging system, we are able to recharge the mobile batteries and thus do our work quickly and efficiently.
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