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
meonet GmbH 2019
SG
validation
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Information technology ] IT Software
Open source software provider for market communication according to industry recommendation SDAT-CH.
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.
Ponera 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
GE
formation
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.
ResiLi 2019
FR
formation
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.
SmartBreed 2019
AG
formation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Farming & agriculture ] Low technology
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.
terrabiom 2019
VD
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
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.
Treasures of Nature 2019
GE
formation
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.
up green recycling 2019
GE
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Pump, Waste management technologies
With its unique system for sorting organic waste, Mint combines elegance and innovation. A few presses on the upper part of the bin are enough to eliminate the bad odors generated by the decomposition of waste. It's as simple as that. Result: no smells, no midges, no disgust.
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).
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.
Awarebear 2020
ZH
formation
Behavioural change, Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Communication, Media, Education or Games, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Food, Farming or Forestry [ Environmental monitoring, Food production & retail, Games, Healthcare, Information technology, Resource efficiency, Resource sufficiency, Trade and Retail ] IT Software
Awarebear tracks your foodprint, calculates your greenhouse gas emissions and suggests eco-friendlier alternatives. We believe that small changes have a great impact!
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.
Codingmind AG 2020
ZH
formation
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis IT data usage
Coding Mind AG develops and programs solutions for a more efficient, resource-saving and customer-friendly marketing of real estate. In addition to SAM - the world's first inspection robot for the real estate industry, Coding Mind also offers products such as REMOTELY360°, which adds new functions to existing 360° tours, exploiting the full potential for digital inspections in a scalable way.
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.
deskbird 2020
SG
validation
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
deskbird is the most flexible solution to use inspiring workspaces - where and when you need them. Find relevant workspaces around you and use them fully flexible. You are only charged for the time effectively used, e.g. two hours. Our goal is to support freelancers, startups and established companies on their journey towards the new way of working #NWOW
Solarbalkon (Direct Coffee) 2016

growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy Production ] Photovoltaics
Fight climate change from your balcony with a super-light solar panel that can be plugged into the socket.
drivemycar AG 2020
ZH
formation
Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management ] Fleet management
Provider of P2P, B2B and B2C Solution for Car Sharing
Eco Foodie Co 2020
GE
formation
Food, Farming or Forestry, 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.
EnCoTEc Innovation 2020
SH
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy Production ] Renewable technologies
EnCoTec Innovation develops and markets sector-coupling energy systems simultaneously providing electricity, heat and operating reserve. The use of climate-neutral fuels (biogas, power2X) ensures future oriented plant operation. Flexible plant operation contributes to energy security and enables the increase of solar and wind based electricity production.
Entracers 2020
ZH
formation
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Environmental monitoring ] Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
It's an Eawag-Spinoff that provides services with a focus on the consulting for gas monitoring/screening strategies as well as on the implementation of such strategies. Additionally, the company performs gas sampling in the field and conducts measurements within the frame of its own analytical capabilities. The services provided by Entracers GmbH are mainly (but not exclusively) addressed to private associations/companies and to research organizations.
FreezyBoy 2020
LU
formation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Cooling technology
FreezyBoy is the world's first clean-tech product for a comfortable storage of food remains. The sub-zero biodegradable waste bin freezes your organic kitchen slop, prevents decomposing and eliminates unpleasant odors.
Green-Y Energy 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.
Hivoduct 2020
ZH
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity grids & flexibility ]
Hivoduct transmits electric power with less environmental impact
HopVrac 2020
NE
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Waste & recycling ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
A local, organic, circular economy and zero waste products, with packaging in reusable containers in Neuchatel!
Innovopolis 2020
ZH
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Energy Production, Waste & recycling ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Waste recovery, recycling and re-use
Innovopolis offers a decentralized waste management service that contains waste within the built areas of the community and turns it into energy at the point where it is generated: a self-sufficient service which eliminates the need for waste collection, waste incineration and waste landfilling. Our solution can be applied to any community, from rural communities like islands to large multi-complex properties such as high-rise buildings and by doing so we reduce the annual carbon footprint of every inhabitant by 1 tonnes of CO2.
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