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Discover startups and projects in the environment and energy sectors filtered by business area and technology. This list includes high potential projects and companies based and working primarily in Switzerland, founded or active since 2000 and still operational, and range from an initial concept up to those that are trying to capture a larger market space.
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Company Name Founding year / Canton Areas of Activity [Subareas] Technology
Flisom 2005 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Electricity efficiency ] New chemical materials, Photovoltaics
ZH Flisom’s products are based on an innovative thin film solar technology developed in Switzerland. High efficiency, flexible CIGS solar panels, ultra light weight and unique product features open a completely new dimension in solar energy.
Nereid 2005 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Electricity efficiency, Resource sufficiency ] Filters & Membranes, Photovoltaics
GE Nereid SA is a Swiss company involved in innovative technologies for the production of seawater desalination and water treatment systems.
Aginova 2005 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Information technology ] Smart device
VD Aginova Inc. provides affordable, low power Wi-Fi sensor network solutions that make a ubiquitous sensing world come alive by providing customers actionable feedback. Aginova’s products bring the sensor world to the internet using web services. The company has 3 lines of product including (i) Temperature and Humidity monitoring in the health care and cold chain applications, (ii) Energy monitoring in a myriad of application and (iii) Infrastructure monitoring with emphasis on condition based maintenance applications in industrial and the defense markets.
Hexis 2006 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Construction of infrastructure (roads, bridges ..), Electricity, Heating and cooling energy ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Heat industrial usage, Heating in buildings
ZH Leading competence in unit electricity and heat system for houses and buildings from innovative fuel cell design; The Swiss company HEXIS is one of the world's leading companies in the field of high-temperature fuel cell technology (SOFC - Solid Oxide Fuel Cell) for stationary applications
Vela Solaris (Polysun) 2006 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency, Heating and cooling energy ] Enabling technologies, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Photovoltaics
ZH Polysun, a simulation software for renewable energy installation developed by Vela Solaris, provides invaluable support in the analysis, design and calculation of heating and cooling systems using renewable energy (solar thermal energy, photovoltaics, heat pumps, geothermal energy and solar cooling)
onlog 2007 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Electricity efficiency, Many fields ] LED, Lighting
TI Onlog (Switzerland) Ltd, located in Gordola - Ticino - Switzerland, has been founded in 2006 with the purpose to provide professionally outsourced Supply-Chain- and Logistics-Services with totally integrated processes and structures. www.onlog.eu The "Onlux"-Section within Onlog is dedicated to LED-Lighting solutions for Households, Building decoration, Commercial lighting, Hotels/Restaurants, Public lighting/Street-lighting and LED-Electronics and Auxiliaries. Onlux is a multiple test-winner. www.onlux.ch
SwissINSO 2006 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Construction of buildings, Energy efficiency ] Photovoltaics, Physical & chemical & nano technologies, Solarthermal energy
VD 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 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.
ennos 2006 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Electricity efficiency ] Pump, Water conservation
BE Ennos develops pumping technologies that are affordable and appropriate for farmers and communities. ennos promotes the use of CO2-free, economic solar pumps that combine income, productivity and labor-saving benefits and a more sustainable use of the resources energy and water.
Optical Additives 2006 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy management solutions ] Photovoltaics, Solarthermal energy
BE Optical Additives GmbH's product ZeoFRET® is a brand new, revolutionary additive for transparent polymers. These polymers then serve as a light harvester. The harvested light is transferred to a solar cell and transformed into electricity.
Saniswiss 2006 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Cleaning ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
GE Ecological alternative to disinfectants and chemical antimicrobial cleaners.
Go Solar (energiemoebel.ch) 2007 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] Photovoltaics
ZH The goal is to support electric grid with energy produced from garden furniture as solar tables, sheds, etc..
Sunstyle 2012 Construction & buildings, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) Photovoltaics
BE Produces solar roof shingles / tiles in different colors. With the SUNSTYLE® solar roof we have developed a versatile solution that is both a roofing material and a power plant. Thanks to the new color technology, SUNSTYLE® photovoltaic shingles can be produced in a variety of colors and surface structures. The roof as an architectural design element makes optimum use of the built-up areas for the production of valuable solar power.
SolNanoTek (Guavae) 2007 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Construction of infrastructure (roads, bridges ..), Electricity, Energy efficiency ] Enabling technologies, Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies
VD SolNanoTek SA operates as Guavae; They develop indoor and outdoor applications based on state of the art photovoltaic and nanotechnologies, like thin film solar cells solutions based on CIGS, a-Si, CdTe, DSC and Multijunction. The main areas of applications include: Electronic devices for mass and customized products, Building Integrated Photovoltaic - BIPV for residential and commercial roofs/facades, and Photovoltaic Systems for all types of environments.
OekoSolve 2014 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Energy efficiency, Waste & recycling ] Filters & Membranes
SG OekoSolve produces electrostatic precipitators that offers technical solutions in the area of micro-dust emission reduction. They also develop custom made solutions.
Pakka 2007 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Low technology
ZH We offer a range of high-quality organic and Fairtrade snacks under the Pakka brand to individual and business customers (in particular, the restaurant and catering trade, and wholesalers).
Redelec 2007 Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Resource efficiency ] Filters & Membranes, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
VS RedElec Technologie develops and markets a new technology to perform electrochemical redox transformations at the best economic and environmental costs, directly on the production site. The electrochemical reduction of indigo aqueous suspension is the first industrial application of the process developed by RedElec.
CoolTEC 2007 Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Electricity, Energy efficiency, Resource efficiency ] Heating in buildings, Photovoltaics, Solarthermal energy
VD Low-cost solutions for high energy efficiency. CoolTec help to find the best solution for you in the field of renewable energy , like solar panels for heat or power production. KnowHow about Thermal DrainBack Systems.
Basis 57 Nachhaltige Wassernutzung 2007 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Food, Farming or Forestry [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Electricity, Farming & agriculture ] Bio technologies, Resource saving agricultural technologies
UR The basis 57 nachhaltige Wassernutzung AG now wants to use the mountain water that emerges from the north portal as a natural resource for food production. The breeding of edible fish and the generation of the heat energy required for this are in the foreground. Fish farming will be sustainable, based on environmentally friendly and animal-friendly processes.
INDEOtec 2007 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Electricity ] Enabling technologies, Photovoltaics
NE Indeotec specializes in the design and integration of PECVD, PVD and LPCVD reactors, vacuum system, very high frequency VHF plasma excitation and system automation. Indeotec is driven by innovation, technology and committed to providing practical and top quality solutions that save time and improve the transfer of technology in the solar PV, TFT-LCD and MEMS segments. Our staff is comprised of a team of talented and experienced professionals with in-depth knowledge of thin films manufacturing equipment and device development and optimisation.
routeRANK 2007 Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency, Information technology ] e-mobility, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
VD Technology company routeRANK (2006) provides IT solutions for travel and mobility. Unlike other solutions, they address the entire door-to-door route by integrating all relevant modes of transport such as air, rail, public transport, P+Rail, P+Ride, car, rental car, car sharing, car pooling, e-bike, bike, walk and their many multimodal combinations. In a single search, its patented technology finds and ranks the best possible routes, allowing users to sort them according to multiple criteria such as price, travel time and CO2 emissions.
Fluxim 2007 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity, Energy efficiency, Information technology, Many fields ] Electric batteries, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, LED, Lighting, Photovoltaics
ZH Provide R&D tools for the OLED display, lighting and photovoltaic industries. Our software product setfos is designed to simulate light-outcoupling from OLEDs and light-absorption in thin film solar cells. Moreover, offer an all-in-one measurement platform paios with integrated analysis software
Flowconverter Energy 2007 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] Hydro energy (small scale)
ZH The company aims to develop, manufacture and operate innovative environmental technologies. The main produkt is the FLOWCONVERTER™, an innovative flow generator for the generation of electric current. The fields of application of FLOWCONVERTER™ are brooks, rivers, canals and ocean currents, where it can be installed without a negative impact on fish or the waters natural behaviour.
Aquanetto Group 2007 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Cleaning, Waste & recycling ] Filters & Membranes, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
VS AquaNetto solutions rely on ultraviolet irradiation in combination with complementary technologies to disinfect and treat fluids (water and air) and surfaces. AquaNetto promotes and supports socially and ecologically sustainable projects according to well defined criteria with the goal of achieving the highest possible value on site. To this end, AquaNetto provides open-architecture, efficient, and environmentally friendly solutions for the treatment of water, air, and surfaces in the private, public, industrial and commercial sectors.
Misurio (energyon) 2008 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity, Energy efficiency, Information technology, Many fields ] Electric batteries, Enabling technologies, Hydro energy, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Smartgrid
VS Software and consulting for optimizing economic decisions around utility investments in capacity, storage and grid
Fair Recycling (fondation) 2008 Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Low technology
ZH Fair Recycling is the first organisation worldwide to combine climate protection with recycling. In Brazil, where the Swiss foundation's pioneering project is located, it recycles old refrigerators containing CFCs in cooperation with its local partner Indústria Fox, thus making an important contribution to climate protection. On the basis of this verification report, an independent registration body issues climate protection certificates, which the Foundation offers to Swiss partners. Fair Recycling is proud to be the climate partner of numerous companies that reduce a large part of their CO2 emissions with their own measures and only offset unavoidable emissions with climate protection certificates.
Fiaxell 2018 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Unknown ] Enabling technologies
VD A global solution for Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC), electrolyser (SOEC) & high temperature electrochemical devices Over the past nine years, Fiaxell has developed processes for cell fabrication, specialty screen printing inks, flexible testing devices for high temperature measurements and has now provided customers worldwide. To complement our core competences, we identified highly skilled manufacturers of electronics (power supply & EIS), kilns, gas control, liquid management, gas detection, hydrogen generators and are working closely with them.
Gaiasens Technologies 2010 Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Engineering, Natural hazards & catastrophe prevention & protection ] IT data usage, Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data, Smart device
VS GAIASENS Technologies is an innovative company at the service of the environment. It offers real-time measurement solutions, environmental studies and modelling services as well as the implementation of operational solutions for the management of natural hazards.
XyloPower 2008 Construction & buildings, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Electricity, Heating and cooling energy, Resource efficiency ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Hydro energy
ZH systems for generating electricity and heat from wood; Xylo supplies turnkey systems for environmentally friendly and sustainable energy supply. By thermo-chemical conversion of organic energy sources, a synthesis gas for decentralized applications is generated in the DC fixed-bed gasification plant
GreenGT 2008 Transport & Mobility [ Electricity efficiency, Engineering ] e-car, e-mobility, Hydro energy, Renewable technologies, Synthetic fuels (e.g. power to liquid)
VD GreenGT is an independent Swiss company that has designed and developed high-performance clean and durable electric-hydrogen propulsion systems since 2008. GreenGT technology is based on the use of the hydrogen-powered electric motor through the use of the fuel cell.
EnvEve 2008 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture, Forestry ] Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
TI EnvEve is an high tech company specialised in Internet of Things. It has developed a unique Internet of Things framework for outdoor applications with robust and reliable devices enable sophisticate analytics to support decision in Agriculture and Forests.
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