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
Remotely Green 2021
GE
validation
Communication, Media, Education or Games [ Many fields ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Working for a better, greener connected world, where collaborating remotely is the obvious choice.
ReoR20 2019
ZH
formation
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Environmental monitoring, Natural hazards & catastrophe prevention & protection ] Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
REOR20 provides the latest technology for the most precise and efficient mitigation of natural and man made catastrophes.
ResiLi 2021
FR
validation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Food, Farming or Forestry [ Energy efficiency, Resource efficiency, Resource sufficiency ] Filters & Membranes
ResiLi takes the slaughtherhouses wastewater and filter it with high-tech filtration so this water can go back to the process using less energy than normal.
Roll2Go 2019
ZH
restructuring, on hold, no development
Transport & Mobility [ Information technology, Mobility & Fleet management, Recreation ] e-motorbike, e-motorcycle, e-scooter, IT data usage
Roll2Go is an integrator of micro-mobility. We build on top of recent international success of free-floating rental schemes with e-scooters and bicycles and aim to foster their long-term potential for urban mobility. The data-centric platform for mobility data fusion and predictive analytics
sim2sustain (scaling4good) 2019
ZH
validation
Behavioural change, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Financing and financial services, Information technology, Insurance ] Construction: Resource or material optimisation, IT blockchain or algorithms, IT data usage, IT Software, Smartcity
We aim for a sustainable economy and society where decisions and transformation strategies of societal relevance will be reached through open collaboration, based on facts, stated goals, and declared values. Decisions, interventions, strategies, and investments reflect the ecological and societal urgency we are facing and contribute to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
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.
Swisspod Technologies 2019
VS
formation
Transport & Mobility [ Rail transport, Road vehicles and transport ] Battery, Renewable technologies
Building the next mode of transportation: Hyperloop With a virtually non-existent environmental footprint, our vision of the Hyperloop has limitless potential to enrich our lives as well as our planet.
terrabiom 2019
ZH
formation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture ] Bio technologies
Terrabiom is on a mission to create sustainable agriculture and community through nature, by improving soil with microbiobes
Transmutex SA 2019
GE
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy Production ] Nuclear energy
Transmutex is pioneering an entirely new type of nuclear energy that promises scalable carbon-free energy without the traditional challenges of existing nuclear plants. Today’s issues with nuclear energy are safety, long-lived waste, and proliferation. Transmutex will allow significant improvements on all these matters while delivering cost-competitive carbon-free electricity.
Unisers 2019
ZH
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Engineering ] Photovoltaics, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Detection of trace-impurities in ultrapure water UNISERS created a fully-automated universal chemical sensor capable of identifying multiple and different impurities in water. This technology will help the semiconductors industry to maintain the purity level of the rinsing water in the chip production, eventually improving the reliability and the manufacturing yield of the chips.
v-locker 2019
ZH
validation
Transport & Mobility [ Construction of infrastructure (roads, bridges ..), Road vehicles and transport ] e-bike
V-Locker is a very compact, automatic parking and storage system that allows e-bikes and bicycles to be parked on the smallest possible space requirements.
CARIFY 2019

Transport & Mobility IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Your favourite car as a monthly subscription. Includes insurance, coverage, maintenance and more all in one fixed monthly price.
catch-e 2019
SG
stagnant
Transport & Mobility [ Energy management solutions, Mobility & Fleet management, Road vehicles and transport ] e-car, e-mobility
catch-e offers test drives with electric vehicles over several days to test how suitable an electric car is. catch-e stands not only for test drives with electric cars and two-wheelers, but above all for stable information and professional help in the field of electric mobility and a well-rounded project for all employee levels. Based on the infrastructure, catch-e will work out a recommendation for the appropriate investment program in the company.
E2S Power 2019

growth
The company is set to develop a Long Duration Energy Storage using innovative travelling wave energy storage technology, a joint venture between SS&A power development AG and WIKA AG. Main aim is to repurpose and decarbonize fossil fuel power plants globally.
Farmer Connect 2019
GE
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Trade and Retail ]
farmer connect is an innovative supply chain technology provider, driven to empower and grow the entire supply chain. farmer connect works with government, industry, technology companies, and service providers to help farmers, consumers, and everyone in between live better, more profitable, and more informed lives.
foodroots. 2019
SZ
stagnant
Recreation, hotels & restaurants [ Catering, Food production & retail, Restaurants ] Low technology
foodroots stimulates your employees’ culinary skills in order to create social and ecological values within your organisation. Our common mission consists in promoting responsible human action through food culture. With a balanced diet, we create added value for your company and our society.
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.
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.
Hydrospider 2019

growth
Hydrospider produces, trades and distributes green hydrogen for the mobility
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 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.
matriq 2019
SG
validation
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) Enabling technologies, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
matriq offers innovative solutions for the part-indiviual marking of plastic components of all kinds. With the DynamicMold technology, marking takes place directly in the manufacturing machine, whether in injection molding, blow molding or thermo forming. Besides the application for traceability, the DynamicMold technology also offers the possibility to integrate anticounterfeiting features for brand protection.
Previse Systems 2019

growth
We offer a highly performant SaaS solution for electricity, natural gas and certificates trading – combining modern software architecture with the latest available tools and technology.
SmartBreed 2019
AG
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Farming & agriculture ] agricultural technologies
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.
taketray 2004
ZH
validation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Low technology
The most functional pocket ashtray solves litterling.
Ticlnsect 2019
TI
validation
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.
Treasures of Nature 2019
GE
unknown
Health & House & Body Care, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Bodycare, Healthcare ] Unknown
Production and sale of organic, high quality (mainly cosmetic) products and not tested on animals while remaining at affordable prices. Our Elementals brand is also local (Swiss-made) and zero waste, with recyclable packaging.
Voliro 2019
ZH
validation
Construction & buildings [ Construction of buildings, Construction of infrastructure (roads, bridges ..), Energy Production ] Drone & flight, Sensors
Drones as flying inspection robot The robots are capable of performing in-depth structural integrity assessments using advanced inspection technologies.
Agrinorm 2020
ZH
formation
Food, Farming or Forestry, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Food production & retail, Waste & recycling ] IT data usage
AgriNorm is a Swiss based deep-tech startup leveraging scientific advances in plant genetics, biochemistry and machine learning techniques for the optimization of perishable fruits supply chain. AgriNorm is developing an AI-powered cloud-based system for predicting the expected quality properties and shelf-life of perishable fruits at the farm gate. This will allow our customers to: 1. Improve margins through optimization of sales channels via smart allocation of the right products to the right clients. 2. Save costs via waste reduction, prevention of claims and avoidance of freights expenditures.
Bloocks 2020
VD
unknown
Construction & buildings [ Construction of buildings ]
The mission of the company is to decrease the energy consumption of new constructions (buildings etc.), construction-related air and soil pollution as well as to decrease the cost and time of building new constructions. We will achieve this goal by using factory-based manufacturing and fabricating unique and specially designed Building Blocks. The costumers will use an online platform to design their own constructions, receive a particular amount of Blocks and build the desired type of constructions.
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