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
Novaton 2010
ZH
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Transport & Mobility [ Electricity, Engineering ] Climate technologies, Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies
NOVATON builds sea worthy NOVA Solar Islands of various sizes - floating solar islands, rotate for optimal sunlight to industrial energy production; In addition they devloped NOVACAT, a solar operated autonomous surface vehicle to navigate autonomously on high seas and other water surfaces
NovaVolt (ZapCharger Pro) 2017
ZH
validation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management ] e-mobility, e-vehicle charging
apCharger Pro solution is specially designed for smart EV charging in housing cooperatives, multi-unit dwellings and large parking facilities.CHARGE OVER 100 EVS ON A SINGLE 63A CIRCUIT
OHANA Move 2018
ZH
growth
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps [ Functional clothes, Waste & recycling ] Low technology, Waste recovery, recycling and re-use
OHANA Move is an environmentally friendly active wear label from Switzerland. We produce sportswear that consists of almost 80% recycled PET bottles. For one leggings from our production 25 PET bottles are needed. It is OHANA Move's highest concern to design trendy clothing that breaks new and environmentally conscious ground. Our reversible two-in-one clothing can be worn on both sides and is therefore doubly individual.
onCyt Microbiology 2017
ZH
growth
Health & House & Body Care Bio technologies
Our hard- and software add-ons turn the bench-top flow cytometer that you already own and trust, or the one that will meet your needs best into a fully automated on-line sampling and measurement device. We combine the best of two worlds by providing smart automation add-ons to established flow cytometers with known high performance.
one2seven (Shrebo) 2011
ZH
validation
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Information technology ] IT Software
shrebo is the Software-as-a-Service Cloud solution for the Sharing Economy. We enable companies of all sizes to set up innovative, cost-effective B2B and B2C sharing solutions. Sharing with shrebo increases the benefit for everyone and realizes competitive advantages for our customers thanks to optimized capacity utilization and lower costs.
oxara 2019
ZH
validation
Construction & buildings [ Construction of buildings ] Construction: Resource or material optimisation, Physical & chemical & nano technologies, Waste recovery, recycling and re-use
The ETH-Spin-off is developing healthy and affordable floors for the more than 75% of the local Rwandan families living in dirty homes due to lack of good floors.
Oxygen at Work 2017
ZH
validation
Construction & buildings, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ air quality ] IT data usage
Oxygen at Work GmbH helpd companies reduce health care and energy costs by using data analytics and specific plants to improve office indoor air quality.
ParkU 2012
ZH
growth
Transport & Mobility [ Road vehicles and transport ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
ParkU equips you with everything you need for the perfect parking experience. Search for and find parking spaces near you, or at your destination. Reserve parking spaces in car park garages at hourly, daily, weekly or monthly rates. Easily pay for all your transactions directly from your phone. In Switzerland not all functionalities are available
Perspective Robotics (Fotokite) 2014
ZH
growth
Transport & Mobility [ Natural hazards & catastrophe prevention & protection ] Drone & flight
Fotokite designs, manufactures, and supports tethered aerial video streaming systems for Public Safety teams to gain situational awareness in firefighters and first responder teams.
Pexapark 2017
ZH
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Electricity, Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Pexapark enables better renewable energy sales in subsidy-free markets through a combination of software tools and PPA transaction services. We provide developers & operators with revenue management, hedge risk analysis and optimization capabilities and enable them to participate the open market with the confidence of full energy sales & trading compliment. Our award-winning PexaQuote provides the standardized pricing methodology across the range of PPA contracts, term lengths and asset types. Sellers and buyers execute PPA transactions with our advisory service. Last but not least, we connect producers and off-takers, provide historical deal trends and reduce search costs through our community platform PexaConnect. Together they form a seamless platform to better enable renewable energy sales.
Planted 2019
ZH
growth
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.
Plutinsus 2019
ZH
validation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Environmental monitoring ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Plutinsus creates smart grids, smart utilities, smart districts and cities, and smart buildings in order to gain efficiencies that have not been possible before. The growing complexity that results from an ever tighter integration of the various technical components and business partners and an ever smarter coordination among them can easily turn into a risk. Those who find the appropriate ways to manage these risks can take advantage of these new opportunities from the envisioned efficiency gains. Plutinsus provides the tools to help businesses understand their current and future risks that arise from these complexities.
Polarmond Outdoor 2017
ZH
established
Recreation, hotels & restaurants [ Recreation, Sport ] Enabling technologies
The company develops, produces and markets the world’s first self-warming and temperature controllable sleep shells, bivouacs and tents with dehumidification management.
POWERGIA 2013
ZH
growth
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Electricity efficiency ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
POWERGIA GmbH provides access to an liberalised electricity market for large consumers
Prognolite 2016
ZH
validation
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis, Food, Farming or Forestry, Recreation, hotels & restaurants [ Catering, Food production & retail, Hotel, Information technology, Resource efficiency, Restaurants, Waste & recycling ]
Our forcast app tells restaurants how many guests are coming next week on which day. They can reduce food waste and improve their staff planning.
qiio 2014
ZH
validation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy efficiency, Information technology ] Electric batteries, e-mobility, Fleet management, Internet of Things, IT blockchain or algorithms, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Smart device, Smarthome & building, Wearable devices or apps
Produces and consults on smart home devices to reduce consumption; Smart Home Technology is in the business of the Internet of Things. "We create smart and energy efficient appliances for homes and industry".
Qualysense 2010
ZH
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail, Forestry ] Enabling technologies
QualySense develops high-end solutions for a safe and sustainable food supply. By pioneering single-kernel analysis, combining two sensing technologies - QualySense is helping seed breeders, food companies and inspection agencies to achieve excellence in nutrition, health and safety.
Quartierstrom 2017
ZH
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy storage, Many fields ] IT blockchain or algorithms, Smartcity
blockchain based peer to peer energy (physical and Go) community (www.quartier-strom.ch)
Realbot Engineering 2018
ZH
validation
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis Robotic, Sensors
SAM is a non-humanoidal robot, which is 1.70m tall, 5KG heavy and has a high resolution rotating camera and a high quality microphone. Furthermore, SAM is equipped with various sensors that can provide extensive information about its environment. SAM can be stationed at any location, and can be accessed worldwide.
Recogn.ice 2021
ZH
validation
Behavioural change, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Landscape conservation and management ] IT data usage, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
We, a young bunch of natural scientists and journalists, truly believe that recognition is key to care. This is why, in January 2019, we felt the urgency to launch “Recogn.ice”; a nonprofit organisation for the recognition of this cryosphere. Our team is committed to accomplish that one goal: for people around the world to recognise, understand and ultimately care for all frozen parts of our planet. Founded in February 2019 in Zurich, the core team of Recogn.ice consists of a glacierologist, a geologist, a communications consultant, an award-winning designer, data scientists and IT specialists. Together, we strive to present these features and data in an attractive and intuitive way : - with yellow frames indicating the very presence of the surrounding expression of the cryosphere ; - with an intuitive app ; - with an educational website mapping the cryosphere.
ReoR20 2019
ZH
formation
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Environmental monitoring, Natural hazards & catastrophe prevention & protection ] Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
REOR20 provides the latest technology for the most precise and efficient mitigation of natural and man made catastrophes.
RethinkResource 2017
ZH
established
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Food production & retail, Resource efficiency, Waste & recycling ]
RethinkResource creates an online marketplace where producing and processing companies can trade their side and waste streams.
ReWinner Atlman 2016
ZH
growth
Construction & buildings, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Resource efficiency, Waste & recycling ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
ReWinner maximizes product and material reuse with an online plattform. All business goods, like furniture and kitchen or bath item or windows, etc. can be traded via the plattform rewinner.ch.
RINO Electronics (Eisspeicher) 2003
ZH
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Electricity, Energy storage, Heating and cooling energy ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Energy storage other than batteries, Heating in buildings, Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies
New technologies are being tested within the framework of this demonstration plant. Energy supply for old farmhouses; combination of hybrid solar modules with earth register and ice storage.
Roll2Go 2019
ZH
validation
Transport & Mobility [ Information technology, Mobility & Fleet management, Recreation ] e-motorbike, e-motorcycle, e-scooter, IT data usage
Roll2Go is an integrator of micro-mobility. We build on top of recent international success of free-floating rental schemes with e-scooters and bicycles and aim to foster their long-term potential for urban mobility.
rqmicro 2013
ZH
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Healthcare ] Bio technologies
Next generation microbiology for water and food safety
Sciyent 2012
ZH
formation
Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency, Road vehicles and transport, Transport & logisticsof goods ] e-bike, e-mobility, e-vehicle charging
Sciyent offering safe & secure bike lockers and inductive battery charging systemscoupled with sensor technology offering real-time data exchange; The integrated system includes a unique electrical drive system, alarm integration and an inductive e-bike battery charging facility.
Sevensense Robotics 2018
ZH
formation
Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management ] Drone & flight
Sevensense is accelerating technological innovation in the service robotics industry by enabling robots to safely and autonomously navigate in dynamic spaces shared with humans, in- and outdoors. We strive to empower enhanced ease in the integration and use of mobile robotics through our solution that can be applied to any kind of mobile ground machine, from forklifts to delivery and cleaning machines, at minimum installation time.
Sharely 2013
ZH
growth
Behavioural change, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Resource sufficiency, Service pooling, Waste & recycling ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Plattform to enable local community sharing all kinds of products, online plateform.
Share your BICAR 2016
ZH
validation
Transport & Mobility [ Electricity, Engineering ] e-bike, e-mobility, e-motorbike, e-motorcycle, e-scooter, Smartcity
Electric e-bike vehicle (Production start planned for 2020); "Share Your Bicar" is a spin-off of the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) in Switzerland.
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