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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, Photovoltaics
GE Nereid SA is a Swiss company involved in innovative technologies for the production of seawater desalination and water treatment systems.
Riedo Networks 2005 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity, Electricity efficiency, Information technology, Resource efficiency ] Smart device, Smartgrid
FR Riedo Networks Ltd develops, manufactures and distributes energy monitoring & control solutions that help customers to reduce costs for electricity and maintenance while improving monitoring and security of installations in Datacenters, buildings and large facilities. The E3METER® intelligent power distribution units measure energy consumption on all stages within a datacenter and communicate over extremely robust narrowband Powerline communication (PLC) which minimizes installation time and cost.
Hexis 2006 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Construction of infrastructure (roads, bridges ..), Electricity, Heat 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
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
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.
Vela Solaris (Polysun) 2006 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency, Heat 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)
Optical Additives 2006 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] 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.
SwissINSO 2006 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Construction of buildings, Energy efficiency ] Photovoltaics, Physical or chemical 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.
Saniswiss 2006 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Cleaning ] Physical or chemical technologies
GE Ecological alternative to disinfectants and chemical antimicrobial cleaners.
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.
Redelec 2007 Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Resource efficiency ] Filters, Physical or chemical 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.
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.
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
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.
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..
Aquanetto Group 2007 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Cleaning, Waste & recycling ] Filters, Physical or chemical 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.
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).
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.
OekoSolve 2014 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Energy efficiency, Waste & recycling ] Filters
SG OekoSolve produces electrostatic precipitators that offers technical solutions in the area of micro-dust emission reduction. They also develop custom made solutions.
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.
Signa-Terre 2008 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
GE Energy audits and analysis for building energy use; Signa-Terre SA specialises in the energy monitoring of existing buildings and in assisting project owners in renovation/construction projects.
Attolight 2008 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] Photovoltaics
VD Attolight started off to revolutionise cathodoluminescence (CL): design top of the line CL instruments that deliver superior performance, maximum ease-of-use and make quantitative cathodoluminescence possible. The Company firmly believes in the potential of cathodoluminescence and aims at establishing the technology as a standard in-line inspection method in semiconductor industry. Attolight is a company with global presence with systems in Europe, Asia, and North America. The Company is headquartered at the EPFL Innovation Park where the Attolab is located as well. Attolight "New Cathodoluminescence"​ solutions support the state-of-the -art research and developments in LEDs, Solar Cells, High Mobility Transitors, new opto-electronical devices, nano-structured semiconductors.
digitalSTROM 2008 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency ] Enabling technologies, Internet of Things, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Lighting, Smarthome & building
ZH digitalSTROM AG offers a Smart Home Technology for every home connecting all electronic systems for optimizing use. Its application is intuitive and easy to install, the technology communicates via the existing power lines and networks all electronic devices and well as broad-band devices.
Decision Trees 2008 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency, Information technology ] Hydro energy, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies
SG Decision Trees GmbH (DTrees) is a professional consulting and software company for the introduction of innovative stochastic optimization models in the energy industry. The Software (DT.Energy Suite is for optimizing renewable energy production, virtual power plants)
Decentlab GmbH 2008 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management Enabling technologies
ZH Decentlab GmbH has developed a measurement and monitoring system that delivers data to the computer without cabling. Data on the condition of bridges or trees, for example.
Gaiasens Technologies 2010 Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Engineering, Natural hazards & catastrophe prevention & protection ] 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.
kWIQly 2008 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Electricity efficiency, Financing and financial services ] Climate technologies, Data usage, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
BE kWIQly interprets automatic meter reading data and identifies energy waste. Online discovery of energy saving opportunities from consumption data; kWIQly distils actionable insights from energy metering and weather data for energy managers. This allows energy retailers to support clients, ease acquisition, improve retention and drive cross-sales.
Mootral 2018 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture ] Resource saving agricultural technologies
VD MOOTRAL is an AgriTech company based in Switzerland that develops innovative solutions for companies and governments to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the agricultural sector. Our first technology is Mootral Ruminant, a natural feed supplement that significantly reduces methane emissions from ruminants. Mootral Ruminant is based on a proprietary combination of organosulfur compounds from garlic and bioflavonoids extracted from citrus. Our research over the last 10 years under both lab and commercial farm conditions shows a minimum 30% reduction in emitted methane.
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