Search Database

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
Belair Solutions 2008
ZH
unknown
Construction & buildings, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption Enabling technologies
Toilet ventilation system specifically for energy savings.
BioApply 2004
VD
established
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Waste management technologies, Waste recovery, recycling and re-use
BioApply, enabling biodegradable and biobased alternatives to plastic. Since 2006, BioApply develops biobased, compostable and biodegradable packaging solutions. BioApply solutions address the needs of both retail and waste management sectors. BioApply is based in Switzerland and is also present in Lisbon, Portugal.
buildup 2013
ZH
established
Construction & buildings, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Building technology, Construction of buildings, Information technology ] IT data usage
We create potential for better building: We believe that the availability, comparability and networking of information and actors can unlock this potential. buildup provides all players in the Swiss construction industry with an independent online platform with the central database for construction products, the SwissBIMLibrary. We are inspired by the desire to promote cooperation between the players and network them with each other. This increases productivity and creates the conditions for better building. We offer decision-makers, planners, suppliers, manufacturers and associations the opportunity to make their information, services and products available to a wide audience. The creation and exchange of results- and performance-oriented construction tenders is made easier for all parties involved.
Bycon 2012
SG
Construction & buildings [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency ]
With Bycon, we are now pursuing our mission to increase our customers' energy efficiency and sustainability in order to improve people's quality of life and preserve nature now and in the future. Through our service, our customers achieve economic and environmental benefits to increase competitiveness and steer well-equipped into a secure energy future.
Caminada Energy Technologies 2008
AG
formation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Energy efficiency ]
The environmentally friendly vegetable oil (Pöl) burner makes your oil heating CO2 neutral. Manly used oil should be used.
candi 2018

growth
Combining the best of its Swiss roots and extensive local presence, candi offers companies of all sizes the simplest, most efficient way to take advantage of solar power for their business. candi systems are the easiest way to go solar. We partner with you to understand your specific needs and provide a quality solar solution that helps you realise long-term benefits and savings from day one.
capsule hotel 2018
LU
validation
Recreation, hotels & restaurants [ Hotel ] Low technology
Affordable hotel, with privacy and community. Every single “capsule” can be closed, providing the guest with its own little room. The generously designed interior delivers high-speed internet, electricity, a safe, ventilation and other comforts.
CarbonActive 2011
ZG
established
Construction & buildings [ Building technology ] Filters & Membranes
CarbonActive aspires to develop optimized solutions for use in air purification technology (Filters) for buildings.
CARIFY 2019

Transport & Mobility IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Your favourite car as a monthly subscription. Includes insurance, coverage, maintenance and more all in one fixed monthly price.
catch-e 2019
SG
stagnant
Transport & Mobility [ Energy management solutions, Mobility & Fleet management, Road vehicles and transport ] e-car, e-mobility
catch-e offers test drives with electric vehicles over several days to test how suitable an electric car is. catch-e stands not only for test drives with electric cars and two-wheelers, but above all for stable information and professional help in the field of electric mobility and a well-rounded project for all employee levels. Based on the infrastructure, catch-e will work out a recommendation for the appropriate investment program in the company.
Celeroton 2008
ZH
established
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy efficiency ] Enabling technologies, Geophysical & technical
They develop, produce and sell ultra-high-speed electric motor-drive systems and turbo compressors, achieving speeds up to 1 million rpm. With speed they reduce volume and weight.
cine.equipment 2019
BE
validation
Communication, Media, Education or Games [ Media ] Video and Film
CINE.EQUIPMENT is an online marketplace where you can offer film and photo equipment and / or rent it from other users.
Cleanea 2008
GE
established
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Cleaning, Resource efficiency ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Cleanea is an innovative company that markets a machine, the Europa V5. By using water, electricity, and the addition of a little salt, our machine produces, In Situ, by electrolysis a detergent and disinfectant to clean the surfaces of an office building and replaces 80% of traditional chemistry.
Clesana 2015
SG
formation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling, Water Management ] Enabling technologies
The Clesana toilet does not require a single drop of water. Also no chemicals or other pollutants, which are used in other camper toilets and pollute the environment. The Clesana toilet seals all waste after each use, odourless and leakproof. Through this consistent waterless solution we protect rivers, lakes and seas from unnecessary pollution.
cluster food & nutrition 2022
FR
formation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail ] Low technology
The Food & Nutrition Cluster is an association that has been active in the food sector since 2015. As a networking and intermediary platform at regional and national level, the Food & Nutrition Cluster aims to strengthen cooperation between the various players in the food ecosystem and support them in their innovation efforts. It combines food processing expertise with know-how on nutrition, health and new technologies, always taking into account sustainability and the principle of the circular economy. More than 80 members and partners from the food, agriculture, packaging and distribution sectors, as well as research and educational institutions, the public sector and trade associations are currently part of the Food & Nutrition Cluster network.
Codecheck 2012
ZH
established
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] IT data usage, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Codecheck is an online product guide that helps critical consumers and consumers in their purchasing decisions. Through Codecheck.info, consumers receive 65 million free-of-charge independent expert information and evaluations on currently 95,000 products (mainly food and cosmetics).
cofoundme 2017
ZG
established
Communication, Media, Education or Games IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
cofoundme is the biggest matching platform for startup jobs in Switzerland. We enable entrepreneurs to find cofounders for their projects and startups to recruit staff. You’re looking for a job in the Startup ecosystem, you’re at the right place!
CoolTEC 2007
VD
growth
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
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.
Cormo 2013
VS
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Waste & recycling ] Bio technologies, Material & Products based on biomass
Cormo AG offers new sustainable solutions from Corn. The company developed and patented the process for turning corn-field waste into a 100% sustainable peat moss substitute (TEFA) for the agricultural industry and foam products (BABS) for material science use such as air filters.
crowdify (100-days.net) 2011
ZH
growth
Communication, Media, Education or Games [ Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
On the crowdfunding-platform 100-days.net, Initiators present their projects and get them funded by lots of individuals, known as Boosters, for a duration of up to 120 days. In return, the Boosters receive unique goodies from the Initiator. Often the projects are environmental, artist or cultural
CTU Clean Technology Universe 2010
ZH
sold but still independently active
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Resource efficiency, Waste & recycling ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Synthetic fuels (e.g. power to liquid)
Waste treatment with Responsibility and Value Recovery
Daxtro Swiss International Engineering Company 2000
TI
established
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Electricity, Engineering, Waste & recycling ] Enabling technologies, Hydro energy, Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies, Wind energy
Daxtro Swiss International Engineering Company S.A.R.L.® is a Cleantech Swiss company dedicated to developing, manufacturing, distributing and installing products relating to the environmental sector. They have three divisions: DAXTRO WATERS: Specialized in the field of water purification at any level (waste water treatment for municipalities and industries; also have desalination plants, filtration and drinking water systems). DAXTRO ENERGY: Leader in the field of renewable energy generation (Photovoltaic plants & Eolic systems). DAXTRO TECHNOLOGY: Promotes and commercialize high-tech products for Industrial Applications.
Arve.swiss (Dragonback Innovation) 2019
BE
validation
Construction & buildings [ air quality ] IT data usage, Sensors
ARVE is your digital toolkit to actively manage your air quality challenges. ARVE delivers sustainable business advantage and measurable value for your building
duramon 2021

formation
Construction & buildings [ Construction of infrastructure (roads, bridges ..) ] Sensors
Structural health corrosion monitoring solutions. To build and maintain smarter, cost-effective, safer, and more sustainably. Our solution is an embeddable multifunctional sensors in selected representative locations in concrete structures.
Durot Electric 2017

growth
Durot Electric promotes the spread of electric mobility in order to conserve our planet’s finite resources. To this end, we bring unique and long-standing knowledge in electrification to projects and products. As a contract developer and solution provider, we support manufacturers of vehicles and machines in their entry into and transition to electromobility.
E2S Power 2019

growth
The company is set to develop a Long Duration Energy Storage using innovative travelling wave energy storage technology, a joint venture between SS&A power development AG and WIKA AG. Main aim is to repurpose and decarbonize fossil fuel power plants globally.
Easy Motors Zürich 2020
ZH
formation
Transport & Mobility [ Road vehicles and transport ] e-motorbike, e-motorcycle, e-scooter
affordable electromobility and advice for everyone
ecochair
BS
formation
Construction & buildings [ Trade and Retail ] Construction: Resource or material optimisation
The ecochair.ch association was founded with the objective of reducing the social and environmental impact of primary production (forestry, mining, oil and gas extraction), processing and manufacturing, by reducing consumer demand for new furniture, in turn reducing the demand for resources needed to manufacture it.
EcoWaste 2003
VD
established
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Smartcity
EcoWaste SA offers a complete range of ecological products and services for optimizing the management of all types of waste.
Edapro 2016
LU
Our compost tea brewing systems are made in Switzerland and meet the highest quality standards for the self-production of highly active EDAPRO compost tea. Easy cleaning and guaranteed high oxygen levels throughout the compost tea manufacturing process.
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