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
kickbag 2020
SG
validation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Low technology
Online shopping without packaging waste. The foldable shipping bag made of recycled PET is a first in Switzerland: reusable up to 30 times and 100% climate-neutral.
kleandrop 2021
ZH
validation
Health & House & Body Care [ Cleaning ] Low technology, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Cleaning products in tab or power form, without water to save transport energy and packing plastic materials.
lalana 2021

validation
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps [ clothes, Waste & recycling ] Low technology
High quality and 100% recycled textile yarn for your next project. Inspiration for #knitting #crochet or #macramé.
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.
Mondaic 2018
ZH
validation
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Energy efficiency ] IT Software
Mondaic provides proprietary software and services for high-resolution 3-D imaging using ultrasonic or geophysical waves. It offers scalable end-to-end solutions for all (visco)acoustic, (visco)elastic, and coupled waveform modeling and inversion needs.
Norisa 2021
GE
validation
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Financing and financial services ] Low technology
Norsia helps wealth managers fully integrate their clients’ personal values and vision of sustainability into the investment process. Our ESG profiling tools help leverage investors' sustainability goals and thus develop responsible investment strategies.
Perovskia Solar 2020
VD
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy Production ] Photovoltaics
PEROVSKIA is a cleantech startup that provides customizable perovskite solar cells. We have developed digital printing technology to fabricate design-free perovskite solar cells.
Piss & Love
VD
validation
Construction & buildings
Piss & love design, produce and offers innovating dry toilets which are movable without machines and customizable. Furthermore, we aim to transform human waste into valuable nutrients for plants or energy.
Ranas Mosler 2020
ZH
validation
Behavioural change, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Energy management solutions, Water Management ]
RanasMosler's vision as pioneers in behavior change is good health and a sustainable environment for all. RANAS stands for Risks, Attitudes, Norms, Abilities, and Self-regulation. It’s a scientifically proven method that enables you to understand and measure the psychosocial factors underlying behavior.
REMRETEch 2021
AG
validation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Energy efficiency, Energy Production, Energy storage, Waste & recycling ] New chemical materials
REMRETEch exploits the unique know-how in rare metals characterization, process developments from primary, secondary, e-waste resources, market and circular economy-related prospects
SAGANÀ 2014
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.
Seefeld Style (YARN-TO-YARN) 2017
ZH
validation
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps [ clothes ] New chemical materials, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Seefeld Style produces trousers from the fabric made out of recycled yarn. YARN-TO-YARN® developed the extraction method to produce recycled yarn and lifts the fashion industry into the Circular Economy with "the infinite yarn".
siloxene 2020
ZH
validation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Siloxene supports the Performance and Renewable Raw Material Sectors, to be able, to provide better products and enhance their processes, in order to reach market leading excellence and act on their environmental Responsibility.
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.
Solergy 2021
AG
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Financing and financial services ] Photovoltaics
Solergy makes solar power accessible to anyone who can contribute to the energy transition with roofs, investment or consumption. We bring together real estate owners, tenants and investors and provide a model where everybody benefits, and contributes to Switzerland´s energy strategies. So you become part of the fight against the climate change.
Sonnenpool 2017
ZH
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy Production ] Battery, Photovoltaics
We finance and build solar systems, smart meters, and everything else to get clean power from your roof and the grid.
Swissponic 2021
TI
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture ] 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.
taketray 2004
ZH
validation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Low technology
The most functional pocket ashtray solves litterling.
TEIL.style 2020
BE
validation
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps [ clothes ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
TEIL - the open closet in Bern and alternative to todays clothing consumption. Sustainability, variety and style are possible when we borrow more and own less.
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.
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.
Circulago (WWZ) 2018
ZG
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy Production ] Cooling technology, Heat Exchanger, Heating in buildings
Circulago is a WWZ AG project for the supply of Zug and Baar-Süd with environmentally friendly heating and cooling energy. It is obtained from the water of the Zugersee.
Yuxi 2022

validation
Yuxi leverages data from Building Management Systems to optimize the building's energy consumption and indoor quality.
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.
AICA 2019
VD
formation
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis IT Software
am develops custom software and intuitive user interfaces for industrial and consumer applications. We help make robotic applications more accessible to you.
Akksel 2021
BS
formation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Energy management solutions ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
We reduce environmental pollution, costs and exploitation of people and nature by linking producers and consumers of limited resources through a circular economy multi-sided platform for batteries used in Electric Vehicles and large-scale battery storage systems. We are connecting buyers with suppliers through an exponentially growing value network to guarantee added value with each transaction.
aQuaTox Solutions 2016
ZH
formation
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Environmental monitoring ] Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
aQuaTox-Solutions GmbH, an Eawag spinoff, offers services in the field of aquatic ecotoxicology, in particular the assessment of water quality and environmental risk assessment of chemicals. The main focus is on alternatives to conventional animal tests, using fish cells and fish embryos as test models.
Aventor 2014
BE
formation
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency, Engineering ] e-car, e-mobility, Synthetic fuels (e.g. power to liquid)
Efficient racing cars : nearly 100% recyclable, light-weighed (300kg), low maintenance costs .LCA is used to reduce impact.
batterylog 2022
BE
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy management solutions, Energy storage ] Battery, Internet of Things
Batterylog provides data and software driven solutions for the monitoring of electrical batteries. Based on a digital twin, our customers get an insight in the state of each individual battery and a quick overview to the whole battery fleet. We build customer specific dashboards or integrate our backend to an existing IT system.
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