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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). Discover the companies by using the search filters. Sort the list by clicking on the arrows next to founding year, canton and phase. If your innovation is missing, please add your project here .

Company Name Founding year Canton Phase Areas of Activity [Subareas] Technology
cofoundme 2017
ZG
established
IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
cofoundme is the biggest matching platform for startup jobs in Switzerland. We enable entrepreneurs to find cofounders for their projects and startups to recruit staff. You’re looking for a job in the Startup ecosystem, you’re at the right place!
Equippo 2014
ZG
established
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Equippo is the biggest online sales platform for construction machinery. By buying their construction equipment second-hand, customers can reduce their environmental footprint and the life cycle of the machine is extended.
Barney (F&P Robotics AG) 2014
ZH
growth
[ Catering, Restaurants ] Robotic, Sensors
Barney Bar is a fully autonomous robotic bar that serves cocktails, soft drinks, mocktails, beer and prosecco in a very efficient and entertaining way. Barney Bar can run a bar by himself or work together with a human barkeeper.
quh-energie (Haral) 2014
BE
validation
[ Energy Production ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..)
Biogas from farmyard manure to generate heat and electricity. A sustainable, environmentally friendly and cost-effective energy production. We advise, plan and execute up to the finished plant, including clarifications with authorities. We are currently working on various projects in the Oberland to Jura region.
fundraiso ( InternetTime) 2014
ZH
established
IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
The fundraiso.ch project massively simplifies the search for funding. Fundraiso.ch is the first online platform in Switzerland that makes it possible to systematically search for funding. As a user of our platform, you benefit from the experiences of previous fundraisers who have already been in contact with individual funders.
CookEat 2014
ZH
validation
[ Trade and Retail ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Your marketplace for home-cooked food. You can find delicious offers from your neighborhood and offer your food for sale yourself.
namuk 2013
ZH
growth
[ clothes, Resource efficiency ] Material & Products based on biomass
Namuk is a swiss childrens sustainable outdoor clothing brand. They promise that the clothes will last as long as possible by choosing sustainable and high quality fabrics. In addition Namuk offers a repair service and their ReUse platform, on which customers can buy second hand namuk products.
QuerDenkFabrik 2014
BE
formation
[ Energy Production ] Motor & actuator
Development and improvement of high-pole electric motors. The first prototyps are promising. Using the new Soft Magnetic Composite Material
RAPHAËL DOMJAN 2013
VD
established
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction [ Airplanes & transport, Energy management solutions ] Photovoltaics
Raphaël is an eco-explorer and speaker who is committed, through his PlanetSolar foundation, to promoting solar energy in order to combat climate change.
SAGANÀ 2014
ZH
validation
[ 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.
ScanTrust 2014
VD
established
[ Information technology ] Internet of Things, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Scantrust is a connected goods platform for companies that depend on selling physical products in a connected world. A key result of implementing our solution is unit-level product digitalisation to drive digital transformation within supply chains and achieving end-to-end transparency to consumers.
Verity 2014
ZH
established
Transport & Mobility [ Transport & logistics of goods ] Drone & flight
Autonomous Inventory Tracking Powered by Self-Flying Drones. Optimize your supply chain & create a zero-error warehouse!
Abhati Suisse 2013
AI
established
[ Bodycare, Healthcare ] Low technology
An ethically-minded skincare brand based in Switzerland, boasting deeply rooted Indian heritage. Its mission is to bring together the therapeutic virtues of Swiss botanicals and Ayurvedic plants from organic farms, to create a range of luxurious, sustainable and fair-trade beauty products.
Allthings Technologies 2013
BS
established
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency, Information technology, Service pooling ] Communication, Enabling technologies, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Smart device, Smarthome & building
Communication platform between owner, landlord and renter to integrate services including smart home services.
ANROTEC 2013
LU
stagnant
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Electricity efficiency ] Heating in buildings, Hydro energy, Low technology, Photovoltaics
Consultants for energy efficient buildings; In building technology, we plan and provide high-quality services for heating, ventilation, air conditioning, cooling and sanitation. We are your expert partner for special systems such as solar systems, photovoltaic systems, as well building inspections.
aquama 2013
VD
established
[ Cleaning, Resource efficiency ] Bio technologies, New chemical materials
aquama® offers a comprehensive approach to cater for cleaning & disinfection needs of any surface in any business sector. Our best of breed water electrolysis technology allows us to offer you smart solutions that are efficient, economical and ecological. Our business model is tailor-made to adapt to the most demanding needs, in cleaning & sanitizing, and across all industries and business areas, while proposing a profitable yet affordable solution.
Beelong 2014
VD
established
Behavioural change,Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction,Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Catering, Environmental monitoring, Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail, Resource efficiency, Restaurants ] Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
The Beelong indicator aims to reduce the impact of our food on the environment by providing practical keys to the restaurant industry. Beelong thus makes it possible to assess the environmental impact of food and drink purchases, by rating a product, a dish or even the entire food purchase of a kitchen from A to G. The main evaluation criteria are the origin of the food, the season, the production method, the degree of processing, and the impact on climate and resources. This indicator is an initiative of the Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne. Participation: The Beelong Eco-score provides a simple information on the sustainability of food products, thanks to a unique methodology. It helps restaurants and caterers reduce their environmental impact, as well as brands and food industries to be transparent with their consumers.
Chimpy (Batte.re) 2013
ZH
growth
[ Electricity ] Battery, Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Renewable technologies
Solar power compensated battery for small electronics; Battere offers the most convenient solution for people on the go to recharge their smartphone. Users pick up a pre-charged power bank, charge their smartphone on the go and return the power bank at any other point of sale. Available at 1000 PoS
Climate services 2013
FR
growth
[ Environmental monitoring ] Climate technologies
Climate Services offers tools and support to help companties and other organizations to manage risk and identify opportunities related to climate change. The company owns the online www.CO2-Platform.ch to quantify CO2 emissions and identify the most attractif projects.
Distran 2013
ZH
growth
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Natural hazards & catastrophe prevention & protection, Resource efficiency ] Acoustic materials & technologies e.g. noise, vibration mitigation, Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
Distran is a spin-off from the Autonomous System Lab, ETH Zurich, developing advanced acoustic sensors for industrial applications. Distran's goal is to reduce risks for industrial workers and the environmental impact of the industry through the use of sound sensing and technology.
dizmo 2013
ZH
established
[ Building technology, Construction of buildings, Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, IT Software
Dizmo, The Interface of Things, is a software platform for fast integration and interactive use of data, services and processes. With dizmo as workspace, otherwise complex tasks of data management become simple and technology is rendered humanly intuitive. Gartner calls this new digitally connected world “Integration Platform as a Service” (iPaaS).
Embotech 2013
ZH
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production),Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency, Engineering ] Enabling technologies, IT Software, Sensors
Embotech is a leading developer of cutting-edge decision-making software. Our embeddable software empowers autonomous systems to make decisions by solving complex optimization problems in milliseconds, bringing significant improvements in safety, productivity and energy efficiency.
Energiewendegenossenschaft (e-wende.ch) 2013
BE
growth
[ Construction of infrastructure (roads, bridges ..), Energy management solutions ] Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies
The Energy Turnaround Cooperative is committed to ensuring that every homeowner can realize a solar installation. Thanks to our new, innovative concept, solar power will be almost free and the investment should no longer be an obstacle for anyone. We are convinced that we can trigger a real solar boom and make a big contribution to the energy transition.
Essento 2015
ZH
established
[ Food production & retail ] Low technology
Essento is a company that specializes in edible insects. We develop, produce and market various specialities based on edible insects for the retail trade as well as the catering trade. Essento is a food-tech startup that provides the European and Swiss market with a locally produced, delicious and sustainable source of animal protein in the form of insects.
Exlterra 2013
GE
growth
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Resource sufficiency, Water Management ] Enabling technologies
At Exlterra we invent better ways to combat major challenges affecting our environment and civilization. Our disruptive technologies generate significant economic, environmental, and social value. Our first invention, patented in 2010, is called EGRP®. Thanks to its energy-passive, soil moisture management design, the EGRP revolutionizes the way to address many water issues. In 2017, we introduced an innovative and versatile light-weight drill rig HAZL, and in 2018 we announced our Nutrient Enrichment Passive System or NEPS. Which reinvigorates failing trees, and is already storming the fields of urban forestry, landscaping and commercial farming. Today, we continue working on improving our existing technology while continuing to pursue new projects and ideas. It is in our DNA to invent and market sustainable environmental technologies.
Fairpower 2013
ZH
stagnant
Behavioural change,Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption,Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Electricity ] Enabling technologies, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Renewable technologies
Fairpower is an independent electricity supplier and service provider with a focus on renewable energies.They provide an online platform for selling green certificates and the electricity label "Fair Power".
FAIRTIQ 2013
BE
growth
[ Rail transport, Road vehicles and transport ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
We are an innovative, dynamic company that makes travelling by public transport easier than ever before. The FAIRTIQ app offers the simplest, most cost-effective tickets - for travellers, transport authorities and public transport operators. After a greatly successful launch in Switzerland, we are now expanding into new markets. Our ultimate goal is to simplify sustainable mobility internationally.
UniqueTrace (FairTrace) 2013
VS
growth
Enabling technologies
FairTrace developed FairTrace Traceability Tool. It's an effective, innovative and patented computer software solution which ensure traceability of goods, ingredients and guarantee their origin
Gartengold 2013
SG
stagnant
[ Food production & retail ] Low technology
Use of apples from private gardens in Switzerland for the manufacturing of apple juice and cider, creating jobs for people with disabilities involved in juice production and harvesting.
Go Electric 2013
FR
established
[ Road vehicles and transport, Trade and Retail ] e-mobility
Go Electric offers advice on clean mobility and selling/ retail of electric vehicles of all brands and at the lowest prices in Switzerland. The vehicles offered benefit from a manufacturer's warranty and are generally recent or even very recent vehicles.
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