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
Anerdgy 2012
ZH
validation
Construction & buildings, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy efficiency ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies
Rooftop unit to capture edge wind, combined with solar panels; Anerdgy AG is a provider of a unique building-based energy generation tool called WindRail(R), combining 3 energy sources in one solution.
ANROTEC 2013
LU
established
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Electricity efficiency ] Heating in buildings, Hydro energy, Low technology, Photovoltaics
Consultants for energy efficient buildings; In building technology, we plan and provide high-quality services for heating, ventilation, air conditioning, cooling and sanitation. We are your expert partner for special systems such as solar systems, photovoltaic systems, as well building inspections.
antavi 2015
ZH
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis, Transport & Mobility [ Information technology ] IT data usage
Managing safety at mega events requires agility, efficiency and team play. Antavi supports safety providers with a app-based solution to manage teams at highest precision and reduced costs. Teams can be formed quickly and coordinated efficiently. Made for crowd and disaster management, the system can be learned quickly and be operational within minutes from any mobile phone, tablet or web browser on your desktop.
apilio 2019
ZH
established
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Building technology ] Internet of Things, IT Software
Automate routines at your home with almost any connected device – for less energy consumption and more comfort.
AquAero GmbH 2014
AG
validation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency, Energy management solutions, Engineering, Resource efficiency, Water Management ] Heat industrial usage, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Efficient and resource-saving water production from the air for drinking water supply as well as for agricultural and industrial use, like industrial dehumidification. Participation: Energy efficient material drying by superheated steam including a high temperature heat pump to recover the water
aquama 2013
VD
established
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Cleaning, Resource efficiency ] Bio technologies, New chemical materials
aquama® offers a comprehensive approach to cater for cleaning & disinfection needs of any surface in any business sector. Our best of breed water electrolysis technology allows us to offer you smart solutions that are efficient, economical and ecological. Our business model is tailor-made to adapt to the most demanding needs, in cleaning & sanitizing, and across all industries and business areas, while proposing a profitable yet affordable solution.
Arc Power 2016
ZH
validation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution
ARC-Power performs design and production of custom DC/DC converters, power distribution and switching boards, electronic motor drivers, filters and harness for space application.
Assaia International 2018
ZH
validation
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Airplanes & transport, Information technology ] IT data usage
We provide an Artificial Intelligence solution that watches turnarounds in real time to understand what is happening and offers predictive analysis to better manage operations.
Aurora's Grid 2016
VD
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity grids & flexibility, Energy storage ] Smartgrid
Aurora's Grid develops an ageing-aware and eco-friendly energy management software for electrochemical batteries in smart building and/or electric vehicle reducing the ageing of the battery up to 45% compared to non ageing aware management batteries
autoSense 2018
ZH
growth
Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Sensors
AutoSense creates a Swiss ecosystem that totally disrupts the connection between driver and vehicle, with developing and offering services for private individuals and fleet managers in the field of intelligent networking of cars. At the heart of the system is an app and an adapter that provides users with a digital assistant for their cars and access to the growing ecosystem. This already includes new models for car insurance, a digital payment function when refuelling, a tax-compliant logbook, active warning messages in the event of vehicle malfunctions and much more.
AVA Biochem (5-hmf) 2015
ZG
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..)
AVA Biochem is the leading producer of 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural. 5-HMF serves as building block for many applications in several industries like packaging, construction, textile, cosmetics, food and health. By applying an innovative and highly efficient technology AVA Biochem has become the world’s first company to produce Swiss Made 5-HMF from biomass waste in June 2013. By putting into operation "Biochem-1", the world’s first sustainable industrial production plant for 5-HMF, we have set a clear milestone for the future production of bio based chemicals.
Avalgo 2016
VD
formation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Fertilizers from wastewater, waste or other sources
Its main activity is to clean the algae of the ports and beaches by means of a system of aspiration and mowing. These algae are then transported by small big-bags submerged to the port. From there, they are discharged in a special machine that separates the water from the seaweed (wringer). The algae thus reduced in volume and mass, are recovered for drying and processed into animal feed, or organic fertilizer.
Avantama (nanograde) 2008
ZH
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Engineering ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Photovoltaics, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Avantama develops and produces nanomaterials for electronics. Avantama’s material innovations enable the fabrication of high quality optical and electronic coatings by established printing and coating techniques.
Aventor 2014
BE
formation
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency, Engineering ] e-car, e-mobility, Synthetic fuels (e.g. power to liquid)
Efficient racing cars : nearly 100% recyclable, light-weighed (300kg), low maintenance costs .LCA is used to reduce impact.
Avrios 2015
ZH
growth
Transport & Mobility e-mobility, Fleet management, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
The Avrios Business Intelligence Platform helps operators of commercial vehicles utilize their assets as efficient as possible. All information about your fleet is structured on an intuitive platform (Fleet logistics).
Awarebear 2020
ZH
formation
Behavioural change, Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Communication, Media, Education or Games, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Food, Farming or Forestry [ Environmental monitoring, Food production & retail, Games, Healthcare, Information technology, Resource efficiency, Resource sufficiency, Trade and Retail ] IT Software
Awarebear tracks your foodprint, calculates your greenhouse gas emissions and suggests eco-friendlier alternatives. We believe that small changes have a great impact!
Baabuk 2017
VD
established
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management
Sneakers that mix tradition and innovation. We use the traditional methods of shepherds who have worked wool for centuries. Through the use of renewable resources and environmentally friendly methods for the creation of our felted wool slippers, we try to reduce our ecological footprint as much as possible. We use local and sustainable materials. Production is done on site and efficiently manages natural resources.
Barto 2017
BE
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Barto is a portal for digital collection and networking of farm and production data all in one portal. The farmer saves time and maintains an overview of the company's documentation and planning at all times.
BatteryCloud 2016
AR
formation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity, Energy efficiency, Energy storage, Information technology ] Electric batteries, Enabling technologies, Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Smartgrid, Smarthome & building
Network platform to manage a buffer system through connecting smart homes and smart grids;
Battery Consult 2008
BE
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy storage, Resource efficiency, Resource sufficiency ] Electric batteries, Renewable technologies
BATTERY CONSULT develops salt battery cells (Ni/NaCl) and batteries to the prototype stage, performs simulation and testing of cells and components and assists in production planning. The team has a comprehensive experience in technology transfer to customers.
Battrion 2015
ZH
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy storage ] Electric batteries, Filters & Membranes, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Patented Li-ion battery microstructure modification technology for faster charging. In addition, less heat is generated and Li-ion batteries can be used more efficiently in mobile segments, power tools and electric vehicles.
Battronics 2017
ZH
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy storage ] Electric batteries
Deep-tech analysis of different Li-ion battery technologies to consult and advance the R&D of large corporates
Foxdrop.ch 2017
VS
established
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Transport & logisticsof goods ] Waste recovery, recycling and re-use
Recycling 2.0, which allows you to get rid of all your recyclable waste in one easy step and save time.
bbm2 2018
ZH
validation
Construction & buildings [ Construction of buildings ] Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies
An innovation at the forefront of research and technology: Individual PV modules for BIPV building-integrated photovoltaics and other glas objects with special surfaces. A symbiosis of art, architecture and technology.
Bcomp 2011
FR
established
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Engineering ] Material & Products based on biomass, New chemical materials
Under the tagline “play naturally smart”, Bcomp has defined what looks like a paradox at first sight as its mission: designing and marketing sustainable intermediate goods with no compromise on performance. Bcomp replace aluminum, carbon- or glass fibre composites and make structures more efficient in terms of weight, resistance, rigidity, shock absorption, and damping. Bcomp serves different industries such as sports & leisure, motorsports and automotive, as well as aerospace.
Beelong 2014
VD
established
Behavioural change, Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Food, Farming or Forestry, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Catering, Environmental monitoring, Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail, Resource efficiency, Restaurants ] Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
The Beelong indicator aims to reduce the impact of our food on the environment by providing practical keys to the restaurant industry. Beelong thus makes it possible to assess the environmental impact of food and drink purchases, by rating a product, a dish or even the entire food purchase of a kitchen from A to G. The main evaluation criteria are the origin of the food, the season, the production method, the degree of processing, and the impact on climate and resources. This indicator is an initiative of the Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne. Participation: The Beelong Eco-score provides a simple information on the sustainability of food products, thanks to a unique methodology. It helps restaurants and caterers reduce their environmental impact, as well as brands and food industries to be transparent with their consumers.
beesolar 2017
VD
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] Photovoltaics
BeeSolar offers a new type of impact investment by installing solar panels on residential buildings in Switzerland. BeeSolar tries to start photovoltaic projects on residential buildings by transforming them into a profitable investment for the owner.
BEN Energy 2011
ZH
growth
Behavioural change, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
BEN Energy develops and operates Europe's leading Energy Analytics Platform. The platform combines big data analytics and behavioural science to predict relevant customer behaviour. Also is used to optimize customer portfolio and processes and conduct potential analysis of commodity and products
BePooler 2015
TI
growth
Transport & Mobility [ Information technology, Mobility & Fleet management ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
the Lugano-based startup company BePooler, which has developed an innovative system for carpooling through a web platform and related app and has managed to entice none other than the Italian city of Milan. Participation: the Lugano-based startup company BePooler, which has developed an innovative system for carpooling through a web platform and related app and has managed to entice none other than the Italian city of Milan.
Bestmile 2014
VD
established
Transport & Mobility [ Engineering ] e-mobility, Fleet management, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Bestmile empowers mobility providers to deploy, manage and optimize autonomous and conventional driven vehicle fleets. Bestmile’s cloud platform enables the intelligent operation and optimization of autonomous mobility services, managing fixed-route and on-demand services, regardless of the vehicle brand or type. Bestmile’s on-demand autonomous mobility services platform is being used daily in city centers on four continents on both pedestrian areas and open roads. Incorporated in 2014, Bestmile has global offices in San Francisco (USA) and Lausanne (Switzerland). For more information, visit bestmile.com.
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