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
Yaksha 2018
VD
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail ] Low technology
Yaksha is an organic and fair trade spice from a single source, and together we are starting an innovative concept based on ethical values.
youtrition 2018
BS
established
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture ] Resource saving agricultural technologies
youtrition deals with the recycling of nutrients from human urine in order to achieve sustainability for food production
Alterna 2020
VD
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Many fields ]
Alterna enables various projects to help the sustainable transition through a state-of-the-art service.
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.
Circulago (WWZ) 2018
ZG
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy Production ] Cooling technology, Heat Exchanger, Heating in buildings
Circulago is a project for the supply of Zug and Baar-Süd with environmentally friendly heating and cooling energy. It is obtained from the water of the Zugersee.
enersuisse 2018
ZH
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy management solutions, Energy Production, Information technology ] IT data usage
enersuisse relies on the comprehensive know-how and many years of experience of its owners (EKZ, Primeo Energie and Romande Energie) in the billing process (meter-to-customer process). The company focuses on competencies in metering technology, in the billing of energy services and in customer service. Technically, enersuisse relies on high-quality systems and infrastructures.
LMTS Switzerland (CIRC (former Flash)) 2018
ZH
validation
Transport & Mobility [ Road vehicles and transport ] e-mobility, e-motorbike, e-motorcycle, e-scooter
Flash is an e-scooter rental company
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.
Olanga ( previously myFoodWaste ) 2020
BS
formation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Catering, Environmental monitoring, Resource efficiency, Restaurants, Waste & recycling ] Internet of Things
Olanga is the Swiss solution for sustainable food consumption and Food Waste reduction in the gastronomy. It allows to preorder food with an app at company retaurants et university to personalize the diet plan and gives planning security to the restaurants. Olanga leads to sustainable cost savings and Food Waste reduction and helps to protect natural resources. Olanga can reduce the costs in canteens by up to 3% and significantly increase customers satisfaction
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.
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.
share & Charge 2018
ZG
growth
Transport & Mobility [ Energy storage ] e-vehicle charging, IT blockchain or algorithms, IT network
THE SHARE&CHARGE FOUNDATION IS AN INDEPENDENT NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION TO FOSTER THE CREATION OF THE GLOBAL EV CHARGING NETWORK
Swisseldex 2018
BE
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy management solutions, Energy Production, Information technology ] IT data usage
Swisseldex AG is an association of Swiss distribution system operators and the initiator of the industry solution. We cover a quarter of all metering points in the Swiss electricity grid. Together with Supercomputing Systems we develop and operate the central data exchange platform.
Swiss Vault Systems 2018
BS
formation
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis Construction: Resource or material optimisation, Cooling technology, Enabling technologies, IT Software
Swiss Vault is developing products for customers who are looking for an energy efficient data server in a small, quiet package. Through a desktop computer unit for high-end data processing and analysis, their system reduces the data-carbon footprint with energy & space efficient data management solutions.
Turbo Niki 2018
ZH
formation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Heating and cooling energy ] Heat industrial usage, Heating in buildings, Waste recovery, recycling and re-use
Recuperation of waste heat energy in industrial applications and private households to produce electricity.
vbzonline.ch 2018
ZH
formation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Transport & Mobility Automated or self driving, e-mobility
Project of the VBZ to test an automotive shuttle bus with an electrical drive.
voltWALL 2018
TI
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy storage ] Renewable technologies
Modular, Lithium-based, Energy Storage Systems for residential and industrial use.
AICA 2019
VD
formation
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis IT Software
Our team develops custom software and intuitive user interfaces for industrial and consumer applications. We help make robotic applications more accessible to you.
Bionomous 2019
VD
validation
Health & House & Body Care [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Engineering, Healthcare ] IT data usage
Bionomous combines innovative micro-engineering design and machine learning methods to automatically inspect and sort miniature biological entities, in particular the egg of zebrafish Danio rerio, which is a common model for studies in genetics, development and behavioral biology, toxicology.
blueyellow 2019
ZH
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Blueyellow provides a platform facilitating Renewable Energy (RE) financial transactions and contributes to making the industry more efficient. Efficiently buy or sell renewable energy assets. We connect renewable energy projects with capital through digital platform and sophisticated fintech solutions.
COCOBOARDS 2019
BE
validation
Construction & buildings, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Building technology, Resource efficiency ]
Cocoboards is a novel, complete natural product, designed in Switzerland and manufactured in the Philippines. It allows to transform agricultural byproducts into sustainable and affordable bio-based materials, replace wood-based panels in the furniture and construction industry, make sustainability available and affordable to everyone, and integrate the local rural communities in the value chain.
CompPair 2020
VD
validation
Construction & buildings [ Airplanes & transport, Maritime and waterways transport, Rail transport, Road vehicles and transport, Sport, Waste & recycling ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
CompPair is a forthcoming university spin-off solving damage issues for the composite materials industry. They develop the next generation of smart and sustainable material products to overcome damages.The new materials enable repeated damage healing after a moderate heat trigger. Their technology is the first competitive one with extremely high commercial potential in terms of multiple repair ability and recycling, while preserving mechanical properties, cost and processing methods as in many industrial systems. By extending their product portfolio to other fibres and resins, they have the ability to disrupt the industry; bringing repair and recycling functionalities to composites while matching current requirements.
Cook Eat 2019
ZH
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail, Healthcare ] Communication, Low technology
Cook Eat mediates home-cooked food from private to private on the online community marketplace. It closes the gap between expensive restaurants and time-consuming self-catering. Wherever our members register, culinary diversity is created around the clock.
Cowa Thermal Solutions 2019
LU
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy storage ] Energy storage other than batteries, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
We develop compact thermal energy storage systems based on phase change materials for building services engineering and industrial plants. Our technology can be ideally combined with renewable energy sources and increases their own consumption by linking supply and demand of energy through our storage systems. COWA-Caps increase the storage capacity of water-based thermal energy storage systems by exploiting the melting and solidification processes of the filling material (phase change material PCM). COWA-Caps filled with PCM can be easily inserted into existing or new hot water, buffer or cold storage tanks. By selecting the PCM, the storage tank temperature can be ideally adapted to the application.
DePoly 2020
VS
formation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
DePoly has developed a novel solution allowing the chemical recycling of PET plastic. They won the venture competition in 2019 and are in the process of founding.
dimpora AG 2019
ZH
validation
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Engineering, Functional clothes, Resource sufficiency, Sport, Waste & recycling ] Construction: Resource or material optimisation, Enabling technologies, Filters & Membranes, Material & Products based on biomass, New chemical materials, Waste recovery, recycling and re-use
We produce eco-friendly functional membranes for the outdoor textile industry. Our 2D products involve a conventional lamination of the dimpora membrane onto a textile. The waterproof fluorine-free membrane is mainly based on polyurethane and undergoes our template removal approach to create the necessary porosity, thus achieving an excellent breathability. We are also currently scaling up our first biodegradable membrane.
Edison 2019
ZH
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Information technology ] IT network, Wind energy
Management and engineering consultancy, in particular in the area of project management, contract management, operational excellence, sales, patents, product certification, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, environmental engineering, as well as research and development of new products and processes mainly in the power industry and in renewable and marine renewable energy industry.
enviBee 2019
ZH
validation
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Environmental monitoring, Water Management ] IT data usage
The company develops software solutions for data analysis for mass spectrometric long-term monitoring of organic micropollutants in aquatic systems.
exnaton 2019
ZH
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Photovoltaics
We drive the Energy Transition using Real-time Smart Meter Data
FenX 2019
ZH
formation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Construction of buildings, Construction of infrastructure (roads, bridges ..), Waste & recycling ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
FenX is designing and developing foam products and foam formulations made from available waste or natural materials and addressed to real estate developers, construction companies and architects. The product: Non-flammable, non-toxic insulation foam causing zero CO2 emission.
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