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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
Nereid 2005
GE
formation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Electricity efficiency, Resource sufficiency ] Filters & Membranes, Photovoltaics
Nereid SA is a Swiss company involved in innovative technologies for the production of seawater desalination and water treatment systems.
Neustark 2019
BE
formation
Construction & buildings [ Construction of buildings, Construction of infrastructure (roads, bridges ..) ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Construction: Resource or material optimisation
Creates climate positive construction materials by turning CO2 into minerals
Nuniq 2021
VD
formation
Health & House & Body Care [ Bodycare, Resource efficiency ] Low technology
Nuniq is here to transform the beauty industry in a wholesome and sustainable way. Taking care of one's self should not come at the cost of the environment.
OpenStratosphere (Solar.Aero) 2015
VD
formation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management Drone & flight, Enabling technologies
OpenStratosphere is an independent pure play company. We operate flexible Near Space platforms with the highest safety and efficiency. We offer rapid mission deployment for your earth observation applications, environmental intelligence or communication infrastructure.
Ormera 2019
BE
formation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Information technology ] IT blockchain or algorithms
Ormera is an blockchain based online platform for administration and invoicing local grids. Ormera simplifies the complexity of electricity billing and the associated administrative processes as a service. Ormera ist designed for tenants, local grid owners or investors for PV plants.
Oturb 2018
NE
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy storage ] Hydrogen technology and fuel cells
OTurb oil-free turbomachinery OTurb is a spin-off from the Laboratory for Applied Mechanical Design (LAMD) which is based in Neuchâtel, Switzerland and part of the Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL). This recirculator is designed and optimized to enhance Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (SFOCs). Details on this recirculator technology are published in the Journal of Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage.
Pick-e-Bike 2018
BS
formation
Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management ] e-bike, e-mobility, Fleet management
Pick-e-Bike is your sharing system for e-bikes and e-scooters in the Basel region. Fast, easy and cheap.
Plastogaz 2020
VD
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ air quality, Energy Production, Waste & recycling ] New chemical materials, Physical & chemical & nano technologies, Waste recovery, recycling and re-use
Plastogaz is a spin-off of EPFL based in Lausanne (CH), founded in 2020. Our solid knowledge in catalysis combined with the understanding of plastic compositions at the molecular scale allows us to develop the green technologies of the future. We are developing a technology for converting plastic to methane, in which mixed and unsorted plastics can be transformed into grid-compatible methane.
Qaptis 2020
VD
formation
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ air quality, Energy management solutions, Resource efficiency, Transport & logisticsof goods ] Carbon capture and storage
Qaptis develops a plug-in technology able to capture CO2 emissions directly at their sources. First it captures 90% of the CO2 emitted by trucks, then it stores it in liquid form dirctly onboard, finally it recycles it (fuel, plastics, building materials, CO2 sequestration).
Quartierstrom 2017
ZH
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy storage, Many fields ] IT blockchain or algorithms, Smartcity
blockchain based peer to peer energy (physical and Go) community (www.quartier-strom.ch)
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.
Sciyent 2012
ZH
formation
Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency, Road vehicles and transport, Transport & logisticsof goods ] e-bike, e-mobility, e-vehicle charging
Sciyent offering safe & secure bike lockers and inductive battery charging systemscoupled with sensor technology offering real-time data exchange; The integrated system includes a unique electrical drive system, alarm integration and an inductive e-bike battery charging facility.
Sevensense Robotics 2018
ZH
formation
Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management ] Drone & flight
Sevensense is accelerating technological innovation in the service robotics industry by enabling robots to safely and autonomously navigate in dynamic spaces shared with humans, in- and outdoors. We strive to empower enhanced ease in the integration and use of mobile robotics through our solution that can be applied to any kind of mobile ground machine, from forklifts to delivery and cleaning machines, at minimum installation time.
Shematic 2018
GE
formation
Transport & Mobility [ Energy storage ] Electric batteries
At Shematic, our mission is to provide innovative high performance tailor made electric system to improve power and autonomy of electric vehicles. We offer our clients to take advantage of a new electromobility experience and improve the performance of electric vehicles through innovation and creativity, while benefiting of custom motors.
Skypull 2013
TI
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy efficiency, Engineering, Resource efficiency ] Drone & flight, Wind energy
Skypull is developing an altitude wind power system based on a fully autonomous drone that captures the energy from the strong, abundant and constant altitude winds through a ground-based generator. Skypull has proprietary, high-efficiency and resilient airframe that makes it more deployable and versatile than its competitors.
smart conversion 2017
LU
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity, Heating and cooling energy ] Cooling technology, Heat industrial usage, Heating in buildings
The Delta-Stirling is a new generator for the conversion of heat energy into electricity. In the reverse process, the Delta-Stirling can also generate cold and heat energy by supplying electricity, as in a refrigeration compressor. In the moment we are developing a cooling unit that does without climate-damaging refrigerants!
Smart Energy Link (SEL) 2017
BE
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy management solutions ] IT network, Solarthermal energy
Smart Energy Link makes solar power usable in multi-party houses and in residential areas: simple, economical and ecological. The intelligent control system optimizes the own consumption of solar power and measures and bills the energy consumption within own consumption communities.
SmartPantry 2021
TI
formation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Resource efficiency, Waste & recycling ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
SmartPantry is a Swiss startup creating an innovative virtual kitchen assistant app aiming to help families reduce food waste. An easy to use smartphone app to track purchase and use of household groceries for families, shared households and individuals. According to the Federal Office for the Environment in Switzerland, every year a total of 494’000 tonnes of food is unnecessarily wasted in households in Switzerland alone. In addition to unnecessary financial expenses, food waste also has a major impact on the environment.
SMT Energy 2017
ZH
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy efficiency ] Electric batteries, Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Physical & chemical & nano technologies, Smart device, Smarthome & building
Development, manufacturing and marketing of safe, reliable and economical SMT Energy Storage System that enables customers to manage their resources more effectively and sustainably. In the Redox Flow System the Energy is stored as aqueous liquids in separate tanks allowing to independently scale Power and Energy.
Softcar 2011
FR
formation
Transport & Mobility [ air quality, Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency, Road vehicles and transport ] Electric batteries, e-mobility
SOFTCAR is a battery electric vehicles based on novel vehicle architecture and massive use of biopolymer materials and advanced composite. It can be produced at unprecedented low weight, low cost and low capital investment, without compromising on performance and safety. SOFTCAR is a confidential project carried out in partnership with large industrial groups.
SoHHytec 2020
VD
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy Production, Energy storage ] Renewable technologies
We offer cost-effective onsite renewable Fuel (Hydrogen), Electricity and Heat production and storage systems. ​
Soobr 2020
BE
formation
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Cleaning, Information technology ] Internet of Things, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Soobr AG is a technology company that is driving the digitalization of the cleaning industry. Our product enables to clean in the right place at the right time. To reduce costs, improve quality and increase transparency. Based on real time data and artificial intelligence.
Space4Impact 2021
VD
formation
Behavioural change [ Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Space4Impact wants to maximize the positive impact of Space technologies on Earth by linking New Space companies to non-space markets. The goal is to internationally boost the growing New Space Economy in line with the UN SDGs. It created a digital ecosystem platform to help corporates, investors and organisations, who want to integrate disruptive solutions, innovate and accelerate their impact sustainably by learning, conducting open innovation challenges and initiating pilot projects with startups and News Space companies.
SpectroPlast 2018
ZH
formation
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Healthcare ] Construction: Resource or material optimisation
The intention is to leverage the potential of Additive Manufacturing by developing novel materials that are functional and high-performance.
Sponti-Car 2016
ZH
formation
Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Sponti-Car brings electric mobility to swiss rural communities, by providing a electric car to share and organizing everythings around it, like the neccessary charging stations.
stirling 2018
BE
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Heating and cooling energy ] Heat industrial usage, Heating in buildings
The FR-Stirling is much more than a motor, it is the heart of future and progressive "electricity-generating heaters," that can produce electricity and heat in households at the same time.
Swiss-9 2011
BE
formation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Energy efficiency ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
SwiSS-9, GmbH is in business of development, production and commercialization of surface functionalization products.
SWISS BLUE ENERGY 2012
AG
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Electricity efficiency ] Geothermal energy, Hydro energy (small scale), Renewable technologies, Solarthermal energy
Swiss Blue Energy develops the Thermo-Magnetic Motor (TMM) - an innovative technology for the generation of zero-emission baseload electricity out of extra-low temperature heat. Our products will substantially contribute to a sustainable future electricity supply.
SwissGeoPower Engineering 2010
AG
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Heating and cooling energy ] Geothermal energy
SwissGeoPower Engineering AG constructs, operates, rents and sells power plants nationally and internationally for the production of primarily electricity and secondarily heat from deep geothermal energy. These are closed petro-geo-energy power plants, which produce electricity and heat in a clean, sustainable and self-sufficient manner, which guarantees autonomy.
Swisspod Technologies 2019
VS
formation
Transport & Mobility [ Rail transport, Road vehicles and transport ] Electric batteries, 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.
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