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
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).
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
Food, Farming or Forestry [ 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.
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.
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.
Bioburn 2008
LU
formation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Electricity, Resource efficiency, Waste & recycling ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..)
The bioburn pellet system developed out of the idea of using unused, non-wood-like biomass in a meaningful way. Within a closed material cycle, biomass residues of any kind are converted into biofertiliser and energy, which can be obtained and used decentrally. Based on this, bioburn ag pursues the goal of developing concepts as well as producing and selling recipes and plants.
Biocom Energy 2009
VD
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..)
Limited liability company for the development and the promotion of new renewables energies, in particular the production and the distribution of biomass. Biocom Energy is specialized in the recycling of vegetables waste in biofuels mainly coming from shells and stones.
Bitlumens 2016
ZG
formation
BitLumens distributes solar power devices in areas without a power-grid and connects them to the blockchain. By using the devices, people build up credit scores and investors can view where the machines are located and how much power these generate. Remitters can pay for their family's electricity bills providing transparency and security of transactions.
Blockstrom 2017
BE
growth
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Photovoltaics
Blockstrom enables real estate investors to supply rooftop solar power to the inhabitants of their buildings. We measure the electricity consumption and supply complete metering and billing data to property managers. Our web portal makes the management of energy consumption communities easy and efficient. We support self consumption communities.
Bloom Biorenewables 2019
VD
formation
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas), Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Resource efficiency, Resource sufficiency, Waste & recycling ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Bio technologies, Material & Products based on biomass
At Bloom, we excel in deconstructing biomass. With our groundbreaking process, we provide a novel, cost-competitive route to source molecules from plants. This technology is the first of its kind and offers an unprecedented alternative for many petroleum-based products. From fragrances to polyurethanes, Bloom is committed to offer tailored solutions to our customers and help companies around the Globe in reducing their carbon footprint. Bloom products are cost-competitive bio-based building blocks for the chemical industry. The patented mild lignin extraction method uses stabilizing molecules (so-called “protection groups”) that prevent the lignin from condensing during extraction.
BluAct Technologies 2016
ZH
formation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Water Management ] Filters & Membranes, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
BluAct membranes can be used effectively as an integral step in the purification of drinking water, as well as for the treatment of all types of wastewater. It can also serve as a method of reclaiming valuable metal ions from water such as gold, palladium, and platinum.
BlueBird Photovoltaics 2015
NE
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Maritime and waterways transport, Road vehicles and transport ] Photovoltaics
Bluebird Photovoltaics develops solar panels that meet the highest technological and environmental requirements in the areas of mobility and high efficiency autonomous systems.
Bluetector 2012
LU
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Bio technologies, Filters & Membranes
Bluetector is an agritech company that has developed the BlueBox Ultra, a low-cost bioreactor that turns manure into water and unproblematic gases. Bluetector has already received a patent for the BlueBox Ultra.
blueyellow 2019
ZH
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Blueyellow provides a platform facilitating Renewable Energy (RE) financial transactions and contributes to making the industry more efficient. Efficiently buy or sell renewable energy assets. We connect renewable energy projects with capital through digital platform and sophisticated fintech solutions.
BNL Clean Energy 2009
ZG
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Transport & Mobility [ Electricity, Waste & recycling ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Renewable technologies
The BNL Clean Energy Group provides standardised modular Zero Emission Zero Residue Clean Energy plants for biomass and waste-to-energy solutions. It also helps with financing the solutions.
Bogga (Wind Technologies) 2014
VD
formation
Construction & buildings, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Electricity ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Renewable technologies, Wind energy
Bogga Wind Power provides wind farm owners with a powerful wind turbine to harvest complex wind resources and helps them double the electricity produced from their available land resources.
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