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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
Mithras Technology 2018
SG
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production)
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.
Mondaic 2018
ZH
validation
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Energy efficiency ] IT Software
Mondaic provides proprietary software and services for high-resolution 3-D imaging using ultrasonic or geophysical waves. It offers scalable end-to-end solutions for all (visco)acoustic, (visco)elastic, and coupled waveform modeling and inversion needs.
MycoSolutions 2004
SG
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Forestry ] Bio technologies
Custom made biological fungi products to enhance growth for trees and other plants.
Nagi Bioscience 2019
VD
validation
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Environmental monitoring, Healthcare ] Bio technologies
Nagi Bioscience is an innovative high-tech startup operating in the BioTech field, located in the heart of the Swiss "Health Valley"​. Nagi Bioscience revolutionizes the way toxic and beneficial effects of substances are tested today, with the first “Organism-on-Chip” technology: ethical alternative to animal testing and key to boost innovation and efficiency in the pharmaceutical, cosmetic, and chemical industries.
Neo Technologies 2004
VD
established
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Electricity, Information technology ] IT data usage
Market leader in consulting and solutions for Energy and Public Sectors in Switzerland, neo technologies carries out information technology development and integration projects. From consultancy to completion, operation to maintenance, neo takes on all aspects of a project according to the needs of its clients. Our approach: build bridges between technology and business. Each project is unique and must incorporate technological and functional factors whilst maintaining the greatest possible pragmatism.
Neustark 2019
BE
formation
Construction & buildings Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..)
Creates climate positive construction materials by turning CO2 into minerals
neverain 2017
ZH
validation
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps, Transport & Mobility e-bike, e-mobility
Thanks to a multifunctional overall, cycling should in future be a pleasure regardless of the weather.
Nexxiot 2015
ZH
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Information technology ] IT Software
Nexiot offers an integrated digitization solution for all companies concerned with the movement of physical goods, who want to increase efficiencies and unlock additional revenue potential.
nivens.ch (GreenPick) 2016
ZH
formation
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Environmental monitoring, Resource efficiency ] Low technology
Nivens Association brings you together with green experts and pioneers and regularly invites you to events with exciting presentations on the topic of sustainability and networking with each other.
Novaris (Soneva) 2017
LU
formation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Enabling technologies, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
"soneva" is a airtight drawer with a vacuum. This stopps the oxidation process of food. This keeps food fresh and of high quality for longer. The food is stored in the Vacuum drawer stored in gastro containers. Each container is vacuumed separately. The customer can choose the size of these containers himself. With this system it is possible to reduce the consumption of plastic and conserce food like bred, fruits etc. that should not be stored in the fridge.
novatlantis 2017
ZH
validation
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Resource efficiency ] Communication, Low technology
Novatlantis aims for energy system transformation, resource efficiency, renewable energies and the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. It analyses data, developments of information, knowledge and strategies, empowers customers to take concrete action, and provides scientific services.
OekoSolve 2014
SG
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Energy efficiency, Waste & recycling ] Filters & Membranes
OekoSolve produces electrostatic precipitators that offers technical solutions in the area of micro-dust emission reduction. They also develop custom made solutions.
OptiWaste (Molok Recycling Company) 2001
VD
established
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data, Smart device
OptiWaste offers a comprehensive range of waste management solutions (underfloor containers, semi-underfloor containers, overhead containers, barriers for recycling yards, etc.).
Oust! Rosset, Losey, Jomini SNC 2017
FR
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Resource efficiency, Waste & recycling ] Low technology
Optimizing recyclable waste collection in households and companies by collecting the waste at the home and bringing it to the appropriate disposal places.
Oxyle 2020
ZH
formation
Health & House & Body Care [ Healthcare, Water Management ]
Oxyle uses clean energy to degrade hazardous micropollutants from wastewater, such as pharmaceuticals, pesticides, chemicals etc.
Pakka 2007
ZH
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Low technology
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).
Panier local 2015
FR
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail, Trade and Retail, Transport & logisticsof goods ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
The aim of panier local is the marketing and transport of consumer goods from regional producers. 70% of the product price goes to the producer, like a digital local marketplace.
Paradox Engineering 2000
TI
sold but still independently active
Construction & buildings, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas), Transport & Mobility Internet of Things, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Smartcity
Leveraging our deep technological know-how, we offer Internet of Things platforms to unlock the value of our customers’ data: our solutions enable Cities and companies to collect, transport, store and deliver any kind of data lying in urban objects or industrial plants, transforming information into
Pingen 2010
ZH
growth
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) Enabling technologies
Pingen is a web based service to automate the process of sending electronic documents as postal letters. By partnering with professional print companies distributed across various markets, Pingen achieves faster deliveries, cheaper prizes while even reducing the carbon footprint.
Planted 2019
ZH
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Bio technologies
Planted produces food products from plants, that replace meat, taste good an contain healthy ingrediants. Only a handful of carefully selected ingredients go into Planted: pea protein, pea fiber, sunflower oil and water.
Ponera Group 2019
TI
formation
Transport & Mobility [ Transport & logisticsof goods ] Construction : Increase efficiency or renewable energy use.
Ponera Group has developed a unique logistic solution based on an innovative design of pallets’ system which decreases packing costs by minimizing the transport inefficiencies. The flexibility of this innovation makes it applicable to wide range of industries.
Power Plant and Marine emission control 2011
ZH
restructuring, on hold, no development
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Energy efficiency ]
Competence and competitiveness in emission control for diesel engines is that we focus only on marine and power plant applications.
Power to Gas (Energie 360° & PSI) 2016
ZH
formation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Energy efficiency, Resource efficiency ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Renewable technologies
Efficiently producing energy from biowaste: A technology developed at the Paul Scherrer Institute PSI and tested in collaboration with the Zurich-based energy provider Energie 360° makes it possible. It extracts significantly more methane from biowaste than conventional methods. For this important contribution to a sustainable energy supply, PSI and Energie 360° have now been awarded the Watt d'Or 2018 in the Renewable Energy category by the Swiss Federal Office of Energy.
prelovedREVOLUTION 2018
ZH
validation
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps [ Waste & recycling ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
prelovedREVOLUTION is the first green marketplace to buy and sell vintage, preloved and socio-ecofriendly, high quality fashion and design articles. Both individuals and firms can use ithe platform.
Procsea 2016
VD
established
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail, Trade and Retail ] Low technology
business-to-business seafood marketplace. We specalise in the trade of traceable wild and farmed seafood, connecting buyers and sellers together in real time. You have access to a multitude of carefully selected suppliers, directly from the European ports, without the middle man.
Projets 21 2019
FR
growth
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction
Projets 21 measures the CO2 balance of your activity, analyzes how companies can minimize their CO2 emissions, takes steps to obtain 14001 certification.
QWSTION 2011
ZH
established
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps Bio technologies, Material & Products based on biomass
Swiss backpack brand QWSTION is known for combining design and functionality with sustainability. Since 2008 the design studio has been developing versatile carry solutions for everyday use – with an understated look and a low environmental footprint.
RB2 Robotics 2017
VD
formation
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas)
We are a spin-off from the HEIG-VD Intelligent Data Analysis Laboratory based at the EPFL innovation park. We are developing state of the art deep learning models that enable robots to make smart and secure decisions only based on what they see just like humans do.
reallook (selfnation) 2013
ZH
growth
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Responsible manufactured trousers, taylor made, easy online order and made in switzerland with high quality fabric.
Remretech 2017
AG
formation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Enabling technologies
Recycling technology for strategically & technologically important rare earths from magnet e-wastes. The founder Ajay Patil aims to develop a portable recycling unit for e-waste and resource management.
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