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
Sensefly 2009
VD
sold but still independently active
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management Enabling technologies, Smart device
Our proven drone solutions simplify the collection and analysis of geospatial data, allowing professionals in surveying, agriculture, engineering and humanitarian aid to make better decisions, faster. senseFly was founded in 2009 and is the commercial drone subsidiary of Parrot Group.
Serbot 2009
NW
sold but still independently active
Construction & buildings, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) Photovoltaics, Robotic
SERBOT AG is a leading Swiss technology company in the field of advanced service robots and moving systems. Its innovations have achieved several rewards. Serbot develops and produces intelligent robot systems to clean sophisticated surfaces such as photovoltaic solar panels, large glass facades.
share & Charge 2018
ZG
validation
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
Sharely 2013
ZH
validation
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.
SmartBreed 2019

formation
SmartBreed offers insect breeders a local and complete breeding solution. We want to make the advantages of insects industrially usable and accessible for everyone. Therefore we offer stackable, fully automated breeding boxes, in which insects can be bred cost-effectively, resource-saving and hygienically - locally directly at the customer's site.
SmartHelio 2019
VD
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) Internet of Things, Solarthermal energy
SmartHelio is a clean-tech start-up based in Lausanne, Switzerland. We optimise the return on investment for both solar roof-top companies and their clients using our IoT sensor and AI-based data analytics.
smartYes 2015
SG
growth
smartYes, as a regional supplier specialized in POS Communication and Live-Marketing. We provide customers with quality displays and marketing tools. We ensure that your company or brand promotion stands out where it really matters. We have the right and unique solution for every Point-Of-Sale, event or exhibition.
Smixin 2009
BE
established
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Resource efficiency ] Internet of Things, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Smixin – based on a mixing unit which automatically mixes water, soap and air, touch-free, started a little revolution in 2009. Because hand washing has never been more economical and hygienic.
Social Fabric 2016
ZH
restructuring, on hold, no development
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps [ Waste & recycling ] Low technology
Social Fabric is a ecological and social sustainable textile center based in Zurich. We use textiles with a small ecological and positive social footprint. We run a program that aims to empower refugees in our local community through textile work.
Stadtpilze 2017
BS
formation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail ] Resource saving agricultural technologies
Stadtpilze GmbH cultivates mushrooms on coffee grounds to sell for culinary uses regionally in Basel.
SteriLux 2014
VD
growth
Health & House & Body Care [ Healthcare ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
The Vaud Medtech SteriLux has developed a device which allows sterilization at low temperature of medical devices made up of all types of materials with very low energy consumption and therefor reducing waste.
myclimate 2003
ZH
established
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management Climate technologies, IT data usage
myclimate is a partner for effective climate protection – both locally and globally. The Swiss Non-Profit Organisation wants to shape the future together with its partners through consultation, education and climate protection projects. myclimate pursues this as a science-based and business-orientated non-profit organisation.
streamwise 2010
ZH
established
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas), Transport & Mobility [ Engineering ] Enabling technologies, IT data usage, Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
Fluid sensor: innovation and problem-tailored advice in thermodynamics and fluid dynamics. Data analytics is the logical consequence of our work as engineers. Wireless sensor solutions.
SUIND 2020
ZH
formation
Transport & Mobility [ Information technology, Mobility & Fleet management ] Drone & flight, Internet of Things
Enabling drone companies to unlock the full potential of drones by providing them with state of the art safety solution.
Sunstyle 2012
BE
established
Construction & buildings, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) Photovoltaics
Produces solar roof shingles / tiles in different colors. With the SUNSTYLE® solar roof we have developed a versatile solution that is both a roofing material and a power plant. Thanks to the new color technology, SUNSTYLE® photovoltaic shingles can be produced in a variety of colors and surface structures. The roof as an architectural design element makes optimum use of the built-up areas for the production of valuable solar power.
Swiss Alpine Fish (swisslachs) 2013
ZH
growth
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Food, Farming or Forestry [ Catering, Food production & retail, Resource efficiency, Restaurants ] Enabling technologies, Hydro energy (small scale)
Swiss Alpine Fish AG sustainably breeds salmon in an indoor facility in Lostallo, using the latest technology, making it the cleanest and most sustainable fish farm in the world.
swiss chips (BanChips) 2018
AG
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Low technology
swiss banana chips
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.
SwissFleet Services (Velobility) 2016
ZH
growth
Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management ] e-bike, e-mobility
Velobility is your partner for Bike-Sharing. Thanks to our bike and e-bike models which are engineered to be shared. And thanks to our tried-and-tested Ridebox® technology. The result is a triple benefit: higher efficiency, better security, longer durability.
SwissGEL 2004
ZH
established
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas), Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Resource efficiency, Waste & recycling ] Material & Products based on biomass, New chemical materials
swissGEL is a plastics development company. We offer partnerships to commercialise additives and bioplastic products and make plastic biodegradable
Swissponic 2015
TI
formation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture ] Resource saving agricultural technologies
Swissponic has developed an automated system for growing vegetable hors-sols at home. The system consists of a hydroponic structure, a control unit with dedicated software and a cloud connection for remote culture management at any time.
Swiss Precision Lighting (SPL) 2019
FR
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Electricity efficiency ]
We develop high-precision lighting systems that significantly reduce light pollution in adjacent areas and power consumption compared to conventional systems.
Swisspreneur 2020
ZH
formation
We are a nonprofit on a mission to promote and advance entrepreneurship in Switzerland.
SWISS PV 2015
SO
validation
Construction & buildings, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Construction of buildings, Electricity ] Photovoltaics
Planning and implementation of complex solar projects.
SwissShrimp 2016
AG
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Resource saving agricultural technologies
SwissShrimp AG is the first company in Switzerland to implement sustainable shrimp farming at an industrial level. Following successful pilot production, SwissShrimp has found an attractive location partner for large-scale production in the Swiss salt works in Rheinfelden, Aargau, in 2016.
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 Systems developed a desktop computer unit for high-end data processing and analysis. They reduce the data-carbon footprint with energy & space efficient data management solutions.
Swistor 2020
VD
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy storage ]
Swistor develops the next generation of energy storage device for a clean, sustainable future. Our Lithium and Cobalt free solution enables charging our devices ultra fast, extends the lifetime 30 times and is environmentally friendly and safe.
Switzerlend (LEND) 2015
ZH
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Financing and financial services ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
The crowdlending platform LEND matches investors with borrowers. Both benefit from our fair and transparent business model.
Teralytics 2012
ZH
established
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis, Transport & Mobility [ Information technology, Mobility & Fleet management ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Teralytics offers the most advanced insights on human mobility based on cutting edge data science, proprietary machine learning algorithms and deep technology, capturing billions of signals every day from cell towers and other unique sources.
terrabiom
VD
formation
Food, Farming or Forestry
Terrabiom is on a mission to create sustainable agriculture and community through nature.
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