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
Oxyle 2020
ZH
formation
Health & House & Body Care [ Healthcare, Water Management ]
Oxyle uses clean energy to degrade hazardous micropollutants from wastewater, such as pharmaceuticals, pesticides, chemicals etc.
Pakka 2007
ZH
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Low technology
We offer a range of high-quality organic and Fairtrade snacks under the Pakka brand to individual and business customers (in particular, the restaurant and catering trade, and wholesalers).
Pingen 2010
ZH
growth
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) Enabling technologies
Pingen is a web based service to automate the process of sending electronic documents as postal letters. By partnering with professional print companies distributed across various markets, Pingen achieves faster deliveries, cheaper prizes while even reducing the carbon footprint.
Planted 2019
ZH
validation
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.
Power Plant and Marine emission control 2011
ZH
restructuring, on hold, no development
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Energy efficiency ]
Competence and competitiveness in emission control for diesel engines is that we focus only on marine and power plant applications.
Power to Gas (Energie 360° & PSI) 2016
ZH
formation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Energy efficiency, Resource efficiency ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Renewable technologies
Efficiently producing energy from biowaste: A technology developed at the Paul Scherrer Institute PSI and tested in collaboration with the Zurich-based energy provider Energie 360° makes it possible. It extracts significantly more methane from biowaste than conventional methods. For this important contribution to a sustainable energy supply, PSI and Energie 360° have now been awarded the Watt d'Or 2018 in the Renewable Energy category by the Swiss Federal Office of Energy.
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.
QWSTION 2011
ZH
established
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps Bio technologies, Material & Products based on biomass
Swiss backpack brand QWSTION is known for combining design and functionality with sustainability. Since 2008 the design studio has been developing versatile carry solutions for everyday use – with an understated look and a low environmental footprint.
reallook (selfnation) 2013
ZH
growth
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Responsible manufactured trousers, taylor made, easy online order and made in switzerland with high quality fabric.
RINO Electronics (Eisspeicher) 2003
ZH
validation
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.
Saganà 2015
ZH
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Low technology
SAGANÀ offers high quality, Swiss-EU certified organic, sustainable, fair and 100% natural ingredients in retail or bulk from the Philippines into Switzerland whilst directly supporting rural community livelihoods of our partner farmers. Products are coconut blossom nectar, single-origin Trinitario cacao beans and nibs with low cadmium levels and cold-pressed Virgin Coconut Oil as a healthier and sustainable natural oil alternative.
Seervision 2016
ZH
validation
Communication, Media, Education or Games [ Information technology, Media ] Video and Film
Seervison has combined computer vision, machine learning, control, and cinematography. The result is their adaptive motion control technology. It transforms any camera into an autonomous camera. Their computer vision pipeline relies on the newest and most advanced neural networks to analyze every single frame captured by any production camera in order to detect objects of interest, the background and the overall scenery.
Self-e 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Topten 2000
ZH
established
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency, Mobility & Fleet management ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Web portal highlighting the most energy efficient consumer products: domestic appliances, office electronics, consumer electronics, lighting, building components and vehicles.
turicode 2016
ZH
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis IT data usage
turicode is a young technology company located in Winterthur. We are experts in extracting unstructured information from documents, and making it available for analytics or use in further automated processing.
Vatorex 2016
ZH
growth
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Food, Farming or Forestry [ Engineering, Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail, Forestry ] Bio technologies, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
We help beekeepers in the fight against the Varroa mite. The company develops a system against the Valora Mite without acids and automatically.
VortexPower 2011
ZH
growth
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Resource efficiency ] Hydro energy
VortexPower AG is specialized in the development and the sales of highly efficient products for water recovery thru natural swirling.
VRM Switzerland 2016
ZH
formation
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Information technology, Mobility & Fleet management ] IT data usage
VRMotion designs and develops simulators that give prospective pilots the impression of sitting in a real helicopter while training. The simulation software features realistic flight physics with real-time multi-body simulation and flight data validation, which offers an exact replication of flight behaviour. The simulation is also tailored to the needs of trainees, right from introductory training on a turbine helicopter to demanding scenario-based training, mountain flying and emergency training
Wafe Technology (chili feet) 2011
ZH
established
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps, Health & House & Body Care [ Functional clothes ] Wearable devices or apps
Chili-feet warming soles convert pressure directly in heat when walking. They are suitable for men and women and give a pleasant wearing comfort thanks to microfiber surface. chili-feet is the combination of Swiss inventive talent, engineering performance and high-tech material for pleasantly warm feet.
wick upcycling (wiederverwerkle) 2018
ZH
validation
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Waste & recycling ] Low technology
The aim of the Wiederverwerkle association is to reuse residual materials for something new. It collects residual wood and metal from local industrial and craft enterprises. The material is processed, sorted and offered for sale at a reasonable price.
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