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
Gaiasens Technologies 2010
VS
established
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Engineering, Natural hazards & catastrophe prevention & protection ] IT data usage, Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data, Smart device
GAIASENS Technologies is an innovative company at the service of the environment. It offers real-time measurement solutions, environmental studies and modelling services as well as the implementation of operational solutions for the management of natural hazards.
Ganser CRS 2003
ZH
established
Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency ] Enabling technologies
The Common Rail injection technology has contributed significantly to the new era of the modern diesel engine. The diesel engine became more powerful, runs quietly and produces far less emissions than in the past.
Geo2X 2012
VD
established
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Natural hazards & catastrophe prevention & protection ] Geophysical & technical
Geo2X is a Swiss Company based near Geneva. It was founded 12 years ago by experienced geologists and geophysicists who have complementary areas of expertise in the petroleum, geotechnical, geophysical and geological domain. This allows Geo2X offer a wide range of services that meet all the demands of its customers.Our global experience is key to find specific solutions for varied issues (hydrogeology, natural resources, landslides, pollution, etc.) in many environments. A particular effort is put into research and development of new hardware and software, allowing us to have innovative answers to complex situations.
Geopraevent 2012
ZH
established
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Natural hazards & catastrophe prevention & protection ] Geophysical & technical, IT data usage
Geopraevent develops, installs and operates premium alarm and monitoring systems for natural hazards. We focus on customer-specific and highly reliable solutions.
go clear 2020
BL
validation
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Transport & Mobility
go clear makes it easy for you to fill up your car with wiper water. Fill up your car with the required amount of wipe water without spilling, directly from the go clear petrol pump. Afterwards, pay for the filled up wipe cleaner directly at the cash register.
Good Soaps 2011
LU
established
Health & House & Body Care [ Cleaning ] Low technology
Since 2011, we have been developing and producing ecological, sustainable cleaning agents based on european plants.
Graphene filter carbon capture 2021
VS
formation
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction Climate technologies
Chemical engineers at EPFL have developed a graphene filter for carbon capture that surpasses the efficiency of commercial capture technologies, and can reduce the cost carbon capture substantially.
green pick (Green Now) 2020
ZH
formation
Behavioural change, Communication, Media, Education or Games, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Energy sufficiency, Trade and Retail ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
GreenPick is your sustainability compass. With GreenPick, you can find sustainable alternatives in your region in no time and get tips for your everyday life. GreenPick makes local change pioneers from over 50 areas of life visible in an instant, such as nutrition, living, circular economy, health or doing good.
Grüniger PLUS 2011
AG
established
Communication, Media, Education or Games, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency ] Communication
Grüniger Plus GmbH is an expert in the field of energy and process optimisation of industrial processes as well as thermal systems and plants. The focus is on holistic considerations of systems and processes as well as their energetic and economic optimization.
Haelixa 2016
ZH
validation
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) Bio technologies
Our DNA based technology creates a unique and traceable fingerprint for different materials. Pursuing a commitment to sustainability and transparency, we foster the development of next generation tools to ensure consumer good supply chain integrity and traceability.
HeiQ Materials 2005
ZH
established
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps New chemical materials
HeiQ is three-in-one company: scientific research, specialty materials manufacturing and consumer ingredient branding, all for improving the lives of billions of people by perfecting the every day product of textile. HeiQ is a leader in textile innovation creating some of the most effective, durable and high-performance textile effects in the market today.
Hello Vegan 2012
ZH
stagnant
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Low technology
Online store for vegan products (food, cosmetics, household products).
Help'n'Trade 2019
BS
validation
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Help’n’Trade is a technology startup, which builds next generation marketplace application for small local businesses and consumers. We build solutions so that we can help local economy, communities and the environment.
Hexis 2006
ZH
sold but still independently active
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Construction of infrastructure (roads, bridges ..), Electricity, Heating and cooling energy ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Heat industrial usage, Heating in buildings
Leading competence in unit electricity and heat system for houses and buildings from innovative fuel cell design; The Swiss company HEXIS is one of the world's leading companies in the field of high-temperature fuel cell technology (SOFC - Solid Oxide Fuel Cell) for stationary applications
Green Mountain (Hilcona AG) 2019
GR
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Bio technologies
Swiss vegetarian food production with tasty products without meat.
IDUN Technologies 2017
ZH
validation
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Healthcare, Information technology ] IT data usage, Sensors
IDUN Technologies Ltd. is a biosensor company based in Zurich, Switzerland. Coming from a stretchable electronics research group from ETH Zurich, IDUN is developing and producing soft and dry conductive electrodes for biopotential monitoring (ECG, EEG, EMG). With a unique and patented surface structure these electrodes provide high quality signals with skin-friendly materials without electrolyte gel.
INEGA 2021
GR
validation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Resource efficiency, Water Management ]
1gr Pflanzenkohle kann bis zu 3gr Wasser und Nährstoffe speichern. Mehr auf inega.swiss. Das Klima ist uns wichtig. Wir binden CO2 langfristig.
Crick (Insekterei GmbH) 2017
ZH
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Low technology
Crick produces insect-based foods like snacks or crispbread
fundraiso ( InternetTime) 2014
ZH
established
Communication, Media, Education or Games IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
The fundraiso.ch project massively simplifies the search for funding. Fundraiso.ch is the first online platform in Switzerland that makes it possible to systematically search for funding. As a user of our platform, you benefit from the experiences of previous fundraisers who have already been in contact with individual funders.
Inventsys 2017
AG
established
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Software solution, designed to enable the digitalization of governments, authorities, and municipal utilities to create smart processes. It helps digitalize the business of other verticals including facility management, utility management, security, trade marketing, and outdoor media, and any other operation that requires the geolocated real-time management of assets or field workers.
Keller Technologies 2000
ZG
established
Construction & buildings, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Construction of buildings, Resource efficiency ] Smarthome & building
Plan, design and build to level, environmentally friendly buildings, neighbourhoods with interessting architecture in China
kickbag 2020
SG
validation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Low technology
Online shopping without packaging waste. The foldable shipping bag made of recycled PET is a first in Switzerland: reusable up to 30 times and 100% climate-neutral.
kleandrop 2021
ZH
validation
Health & House & Body Care [ Cleaning ] Low technology, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Cleaning products in tab or power form, without water to save transport energy and packing plastic materials.
KnowS IT

formation
Job portal & community. The safe way to find people with the right skills
Kyburz battery recycling 1991
ZH
formation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Energy storage, Waste & recycling ] Electric batteries, Waste recovery, recycling and re-use
The e-mobility pioneer KYBURZ is breaking new ground in battery recycling: The Zurich-based company has put an innovative in-house system into operation - the first of its kind in Switzerland. The recycling process developed in collaboration with Empa is environmentally friendly and offers potential beyond the company's own electric vehicle production lines. KYBURZ has deliberately not patented the process and makes the know-how available to all interested parties. The entire basic research and all process steps of the own recycling plant are made transparent.
lalana 2021

validation
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps [ clothes, Waste & recycling ] Low technology
High quality and 100% recycled textile yarn for your next project. Inspiration for #knitting #crochet or #macramé.
Légumes Perchés 2020
VD
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Farming & agriculture, Gardening, Resource sufficiency ]
The purpose of the company is to design, carry out and support urban and peri-urban agriculture projects
Local'ice 2021
FR
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail ]
Natural and Local Soft-Ice and Granite
LUUUP 2021
SG
formation
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps [ clothes ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
LUUUP is a recycling company that uses a chemical process to dissolve cellulose-based fibres to generate feedstock for yarn production. It is working on improved circularity of textile waste to reduce its ecological impact
Lyfa Innovations 2020
BS
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Food production & retail, Waste & recycling ] Waste recovery, recycling and re-use
Zero-waste: Online store and delivery service for plastic-free groceries.
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