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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
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.
eQtiq 2019
ZH
formation
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Information technology, Resource efficiency, Waste & recycling ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
With eQtiq - Receipt 2.0 secure, easy and eco-friendly interactive receipt archive - purchasing history is available always when needed enhancing user experience & client-merchant relationship.
Flybotix 2019
VD
formation
Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management ] Drone & flight
FlybotiX technology aims to double the flight time of compact drones. We use our technology as a building block to create a 350mm, dual rotor, collision tolerant drone. The system is suitable for in-structure and indoor inspection. The technology is usable in virtually any drone application.
Infrascreen 2019
NE
formation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture ] New chemical materials, Resource saving agricultural technologies
We used nano-technologies to design the next generation of greenhouse screens. Our screens are game changer in terms of performance and impact.
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
Lyfa 2019
BS
formation
Food, Farming or Forestry, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Food production & retail, Waste & recycling ] Waste recovery, recycling and re-use
Online store and delivery service for plastic-free groceries.
Mia & Noa 2019
GE
formation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail, Waste & recycling ] Low technology
mia&noa proposes the first purpose-built zero-waste coffee bar.
Nagi Bioscience 2019
VD
validation
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Environmental monitoring, Healthcare ] Bio technologies
Nagi Bioscience is an innovative high-tech startup operating in the BioTech field, located in the heart of the Swiss "Health Valley"​. Nagi Bioscience revolutionizes the way toxic and beneficial effects of substances are tested today, with the first “Organism-on-Chip” technology: ethical alternative to animal testing and key to boost innovation and efficiency in the pharmaceutical, cosmetic, and chemical industries.
Neustark 2019
BE
formation
Construction & buildings Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..)
Creates climate positive construction materials by turning CO2 into minerals
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.
Ponera Group 2019
TI
formation
Transport & Mobility [ Transport & logisticsof goods ] Construction : Increase efficiency or renewable energy use.
Ponera Group has developed a unique logistic solution based on an innovative design of pallets’ system which decreases packing costs by minimizing the transport inefficiencies. The flexibility of this innovation makes it applicable to wide range of industries.
Remotely Green 2019

formation
Working for a better, greener connected world, where collaborating remotely is the obvious choice.
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.
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.
Ticlnsect 2019
TI
formation
Food, Farming or Forestry, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail, Waste & recycling ] Bio technologies
TicInsect aims to contribute to solve two problems: the need of sustainable protein sources and the reduction of food waste. TicInsect manufactures insect-derived sustainable animal feed ingredients on the base of black soldier flys. This product is highly demanded for pet food manufacturing, in aquaculture and to nourish chicken, poultry and pigs.
Transmutex SA 2019
GE
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy Production ] Nuclear energy
Using particle accelerators to transmute existing waste and produce carbon free energy. Based on CERN validated concept.
Agrinium Technologies 2020
BE
formation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail ] Bio technologies, Low technology
Agrinium develops an automated system to harvest button mushrooms 24 hours a day – 355 days per year without affecting the quality of the mushrooms picked (no marks, no diseases transmitted).
BioTruck 2017
VD
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Food production & retail, Resource sufficiency, Restaurants, Waste & recycling ]
BioTruck is a home-grown organic food company that promotes short supply chains, local and seasonal producers.
Carbon Removed 2020
LU
formation
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction Carbon capture and storage, Climate technologies
Helps individuals to become carbon neutral and climate friendly by compensating their carbon footprint through carbon dioxide removal from the atmosphere.
co-kitchen 2020
BE
growth
Health & House & Body Care [ Food production & retail ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Co-kitchen began as a small vegan gastronomy business offering caterings,workshops and event organization based in Bern, Switzerland. Through these experiences, Kremena, the founder of co-kitchen, realized her passion lies in inspiring and empowering people to take charge of their home kitchens by cooking everyday meals which are healthy for themselves, other beings and the planet as a whole.
ConceptIris 2020
LU
formation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail, Recreation, Waste & recycling ] Low technology
They developed and created the best and most convenient reusable cup.
Ecco.eco 2020
FR
growth
The most inspiring upcycling community on a platform. Here you can find where you can buy upcycled products and attend events with sustainable terms, get inform and get engage.
Eco Foodie Co 2020
GE
formation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail, Waste & recycling ] Material & Products based on biomass
Eco Foodie Co's focus is on sustainable oyster mushroom cultivation. To reduce the environmental impact we use waste (such as coffee) collected from local businesses to grow mushrooms.
Green-Y Energy AG 2020
BE
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity grids & flexibility, Energy efficiency, Energy management solutions, Energy Production, Energy storage, Energy sufficiency, Heating and cooling energy ] Construction : Increase efficiency or renewable energy use., Cooling technology, Energy storage other than batteries, Heat industrial usage, Heating in buildings
Green-Y revolutionizes the energy sector: The combination of an electricity storage together with a heating and cooling unit in one decentralized device makes the integration of renewable energy on a large scale possible. An affordable and efficient system with unrivalled low amortization periods below 4 years results. Besides that, Green-Y is eco-friendly by using only air and water as working fluids.
Helvitek Labs 2020
VD
formation
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps [ Healthcare ]
The goal of the company is to create the next generation of urban life anti-pollution masks combining state-of-the-art protection with a revolutionary design.
HopVrac 2020
NE
growth
A local, organic, circular economy and zero waste products, with packaging in reusable containers in Neuchatel!
lowimpact food 2020

formation
Lowimpact food provides a concrete solution to the problem of feeding the planet in 2050. We revalue co-products from various local beer and fruit juice producers through the breeding of edible insects. Thanks to its low ecological impact and high bioconversion, insect breeding is part of sustainable production. The breeding is carried out in a controlled environment and devoid of invasive treatment. These insects are then transformed into an ultra protein flour which can be easily integrated into different foods (eg: cereal bars or protein pastes).
Methanology 2020
SH
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Renewable technologies
METHANOLOGY's technology liberates from fossil fuels. The use of this technology is the key to creating an independent, decentralized energy system. METHANOLOGY's Willpower system converts carbon dioxide from ambient air into high quality methanol, which is easy to store and can be used as fuel for heating purposes.
myFacility 2020
AG
formation
Construction & buildings, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy management solutions ] Internet of Things
myFacility offers automated energy optimization and simple building control for public, commercial and industrial buildings
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