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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).

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Company Name Founding year Canton Phase Areas of Activity [Subareas] Technology
EnCoTEc Innovation 2020
SH
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy Production ] Renewable technologies
EnCoTec Innovation develops and markets sector-coupling energy systems simultaneously providing electricity, heat and operating reserve. The use of climate-neutral fuels (biogas, power2X) ensures future oriented plant operation. Flexible plant operation contributes to energy security and enables the increase of solar and wind based electricity production.
energybazaar 2017
ZH
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Electricity grids & flexibility ] Gamification, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Smartgrid, Smarthome & building
Developing decentralized energy trading markets and a shared plattform mainly to bring affordable energy to deveoping countries and rural areas.
Energy Vault 2017
TI
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy storage ] Energy storage other than batteries
The Energy Vault storage solution operates with bricks that are lifted to create a tower causing the energy to be stored in the elevation gain, when the bricks are then returned to the ground the kinetic energy from the falling brick is turned back into electricity. Specially engineered control software is used to ensure the bricks are placed in exactly the right location each time. The system is modular and flexible with each plant having a capacity of between 10 and 35MWh and a power output of between 2 and 5MW. The system is ideally suited to longer duration storage but with very fast response times can also be used to deliver short and medium term.
Entracers 2020
ZH
formation
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Environmental monitoring ] Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
It's an Eawag-Spinoff that provides services with a focus on the consulting for gas monitoring/screening strategies as well as on the implementation of such strategies. Additionally, the company performs gas sampling in the field and conducts measurements within the frame of its own analytical capabilities. The services provided by Entracers GmbH are mainly (but not exclusively) addressed to private associations/companies and to research organizations.
EveryCook 2014
ZH
formation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Energy efficiency, Food production & retail ] Smart device
Production of a smart pan that cooks the meals in an easier and more energy efficient way. With the connection to your smartphone, tablet, PC or Mac, the EveryCook links up to our online recipe database, offering you an endless support of ideas for your meal.
exnaton 2019
ZH
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Photovoltaics
We drive the Energy Transition using Real-time Smart Meter Data
Exomotion 2018
GE
formation
Transport & Mobility e-motorbike, e-motorcycle, e-scooter
The coolest e-scooter in the world: Mulitdirectional and safe.
FenX 2019
ZH
formation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Construction of buildings, Construction of infrastructure (roads, bridges ..), Waste & recycling ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
FenX is designing and developing foam products and foam formulations made from available waste or natural materials and addressed to real estate developers, construction companies and architects. The product: Non-flammable, non-toxic insulation foam causing zero CO2 emission.
Fixposition 2017
ZH
formation
Transport & Mobility [ Information technology ] IT Software
Fixposition offers its high-precision Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) technology and computer vision-based navigation devices to customers in the market segments of professional Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), ground robotics and automotive.
FreezyBoy 2020
LU
formation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Cooling technology
FreezyBoy is the world's first clean-tech product for a comfortable storage of food remains. The sub-zero biodegradable waste bin freezes your organic kitchen slop, prevents decomposing and eliminates unpleasant odors.
Gaia Membranes 2019
AG
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy storage ] New chemical materials
Gaia Membranes develops and manufactures ion exchange membranes that can boost the performance of multiple energy storage and conversion technologies. Amphion™ is the innovative membrane technology.
gr3n 2013
TI
formation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Waste recovery, recycling and re-use
gr3n developed an innovative process, based on a new application of microwave technology to a well known chemical reaction which provides for the first time with an economically efficient chemical recycling process of PET (Polyethylene Terephtalate) and allows an industrial implementation of this recycling method. This new process can potentially change how PET is recycled worldwide with a huge financial benefit for the recycling industry.
Hades Technologies 2019
ZH
formation
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Environmental monitoring, Information technology ] IT data usage
Automatically detecting defects in sewer inspection videos - not only much faster, but also objective and less error-prone.
heatneutral 2016
TI
formation
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy efficiency, Energy Production ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..)
HeatNeutral produces the worlds most efficient, cost effective and scalable heating system for homes and industry. We also produce and supply the CO2 neutral fuels with these two technologies we help users meet their climate neutrality ambitions.
Helvitek Labs 2020
VD
formation
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps [ Healthcare ]
The goal of the company is to create the next generation of urban life anti-pollution masks combining state-of-the-art protection with a revolutionary design.
Hive Power 2019
TI
formation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity grids & flexibility, Energy efficiency, Information technology ] IT blockchain or algorithms
Hive Power provides a SaaS for Smart Grid Analytics, to help Energy Suppliers and Grid Operators in optimising their operations and asset management. The solution includes tools for the forecasting of energy demand, scheduling of hydropower plant, designing new tariff schemes, and optimal management of energy communities and aggregated flexible loads.
Inergio 2020
VD
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy storage ] Electric batteries, Hydrogen technology and fuel cells
INERGIO develops low-cost decentralized energy solution serving consumer, security, off-grid industry and robotic systems. Their lightweight fuel cell power packs are operating based on widely available butane/propane providing a reliable, lightweight and eco-friendly solution at high autonomy.
Innovopolis 2020
ZH
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Energy Production, Waste & recycling ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Waste recovery, recycling and re-use
Innovopolis offers a decentralized waste management service that contains waste within the built areas of the community and turns it into energy at the point where it is generated: a self-sufficient service which eliminates the need for waste collection, waste incineration and waste landfilling. Our solution can be applied to any community, from rural communities like islands to large multi-complex properties such as high-rise buildings and by doing so we reduce the annual carbon footprint of every inhabitant by 1 tonnes of CO2.
InstaHeat 2019
ZH
formation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Food, Farming or Forestry, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Electricity efficiency, Food production & retail, Heating and cooling energy ] Heat industrial usage, Heating in buildings
InstaHeat is a technology-based Company located in Zürich. We develope a new kind of heating device being able to heat any conductive fluid instantly and precisely to the desired temperature with very high efficiency. The device generates the heat directly within the fluid, eliminating the need for a heating element. The technology allows a compact design so that it fits into various machines, like food heating systems.
LENR Cars 2012
VD
formation
Transport & Mobility [ Electricity, Engineering, Heating and cooling energy ] e-car, Electric batteries, e-mobility, e-vehicle charging, Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution
LENR Cars is developing mobile electric generators based on LENR technology to power electric vehicles or provide heat and electric power to regular vehicles. There is no working prototype, yet.
Librec 2021
SO
formation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Energy storage, Waste & recycling ] Electric batteries, e-mobility, Physical & chemical & nano technologies, Waste recovery, recycling and re-use
Collection and "closed-loop" recycling of all components of lithium-ion batteries from e-mobility
Liot (VOLTEX) 2018
TG
formation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Electric batteries, e-mobility, IT blockchain or algorithms, Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data, Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies, Smartgrid, Solarthermal energy, Wind energy
VOLTEX has a peer to peer it-plattform and produces modules that measure, control and regulate the power grid. Stable voltages, reactive power blackouts and grid overcapacities can be avoided.
lowimpact food 2020
VD
formation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail, Resource sufficiency ] Unknown
Lowimpact food provides a concrete solution to the problem of feeding the planet in 2050. We revalue co-products from various local beer and fruit juice producers through the breeding of edible insects. Thanks to its low ecological impact and high bioconversion, insect breeding is part of sustainable production. The breeding is carried out in a controlled environment and devoid of invasive treatment. These insects are then transformed into an ultra protein flour which can be easily integrated into different foods (eg: cereal bars or protein pastes).
MeduSoil 2018
VD
formation
Construction & buildings, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Unknown ] Construction: Resource or material optimisation
Medusoil is an EPFL spin-off and applies world's first ground bio-stabilization technology to mainstream construction problems. By coupling traditional construction practice with lab-developed, nature-based biochemical carriers we reduce application costs, minimize equipment requirements and increase long-term resistance against failures and environmental threats.
MEMBRASENZ 2019
VD
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy management solutions ]
MEMBRASENZ is engaged into development, production and commercialization of gas-separating membranes to be used in alkaline electrolysers and other energy conversion systems.
Methanology 2020
SH
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Renewable technologies
METHANOLOGY's technology liberates from fossil fuels. The use of this technology is the key to creating an independent, decentralized energy system. METHANOLOGY's Willpower system converts carbon dioxide from ambient air into high quality methanol, which is easy to store and can be used as fuel for heating purposes.
Mithras Technology 2018
GR
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] Electric batteries, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Mithras Technology is an Energy startup based in Switzerland. We are developing Thermoelectric Generators (TEGs) to harvest the human body heat and turn it into electricity.
MOBBOT 2018
FR
formation
Construction & buildings [ Construction of infrastructure (roads, bridges ..) ] 3D Printing, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
The patented technology is based on cutting-edge equipment and methods of manufacturing a reinforced 3-dimensional concrete structure by using 3D printing. The printer includes an industrial robot with a print head that utilizes a novel method of depositing concrete to obtain a smooth surface in a single manufacturing step. The method allows the print head to design complex one-off shapes which can be printed in minutes with no waste. ​
myFacility 2020
AG
formation
Construction & buildings, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy management solutions ] Internet of Things
myFacility offers automated energy optimization and simple building control for public, commercial and industrial buildings
NaturaYuva 2018
BS
formation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Bodycare, Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail, Healthcare ] Bio technologies
NaturaYuva aims to rejuvenate agriculture by developing organic farming protocols of medicinal and aromatic plants and subsequent ecological extraction processes to produce niche natural ingredients used in varied end segments such as nutraceuticals, flavors, cosmetics, pharma.
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