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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
Xperience GmbH (snowXpark) 2008 Recreation, hotels & restaurants [ Sport ] e-mobility
OW Rent an electro-powered snowmobile and discover your limits, while drifting and jetting around the tight curves on the market track with help of a lot of bodywork. The snowXpark is the highlight of every winter trip with its unique driving fun and the exciting racing atmosphere.
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
Yaksha 2018 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail ] Low technology
VD Yaksha is an organic and fair trade spice from a single source, and together we are starting an innovative concept based on ethical values.
yamo 2016 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Bio technologies, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
ZG Ecological, healthy baby food sterilized with a new pressure method to keep vitamines, color etc.
YouMo 2013 Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency, Engineering ] e-bike, e-mobility
SG More than just an E-bike.
Younergy 2013 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] Photovoltaics
AG Solar power subscription for homes with no up-front cost.Solar installation. Financing of solar installations.
youtrition 2018 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture ] Resource saving agricultural technologies
BS youtrition deals with the recycling of nutrients from human urine in order to achieve sustainability for food production
Yova 2017 Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Financing and financial services ] Low technology
ZH Yova provides a digital impact investing platform for sustainable investments. Investors' perferences are taken into account to generate personalised portfolios that have a positive effect on sustainability. Investments are possible starting at CHF 100 as monthly deposits.
Zaphiro Technologies 2016 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Electricity efficiency ] Smartgrid
VD SynchroGuard is a new smart solution for electrical grid monitoring and automation. Thanks to its advanced sensing infrastructure, SynchroGuard has the outstanding feature to combine in a single solution real-time grid monitoring, optimal control of grid resources, and smart fault management.
Zarawind 2017 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] Wind energy
ZH Our Lighter-Than-Air wind power system is designed compact, cost-effective and eco-friendly to be used in remote off-grid locations. For the installation of the wind power system at that altitude, the use of a buoyant gas aerostat allows the user to carry an electrical generator
Zenna 2012 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy efficiency ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Photovoltaics
SG Services for solar power supply chain.
Z Institute (bimoz) 2015 Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Transport & Mobility [ Electricity, Energy efficiency ] e-bike, e-mobility
ZG A novel electric motor that can be attached to any wheel.
zoë circular building 2017 Construction & buildings [ Construction of buildings, Resource efficiency, Resource sufficiency ]
BS Building with natural, untreated and local materials: healthy, sustainable and affordable.
Zum guten Heinrich 2017 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Catering, Food production & retail, Restaurants ] Low technology
ZH Sustainable catering delivered by Food-Bike fight Food-Wast; uses high quality and shapeless fruit and vegetables that cannot be sold - because they are not of the standard size. This reduces the amount of fruit and vegetables that remain in the fields with the farmers or end up in the biogas plant.
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