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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
Beyond Scroll 2021

formation
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction [ Energy efficiency, Energy Production, Energy storage, Heating and cooling energy, Road vehicles and transport ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Cooling technology, e-car, Geothermal energy, Heat Exchanger, Heat industrial usage, Heating in buildings, Hydrogen technology and fuel cells, Pump, Storage other than batteries
At Beyond Scroll we sell Oil-free compressor for medical, AC for E-car & Hydrogen Fuel Stations
BluAct Technologies 2016
ZH
formation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Water Management ] Filters & Membranes, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
BluAct membranes can be used effectively as an integral step in the purification of drinking water, as well as for the treatment of all types of wastewater. It can also serve as a method of reclaiming valuable metal ions from water such as gold, palladium, and platinum.
Brainwhere 2018
ZH
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] Drone & flight, Wind energy
Brainwhere envisions to satisfy the energy needs of tomorrow by the next generation airborne wind turbine solution. The Brainwhere Airborne Wind Turbine system operates at high altitudes in confined airspace. The IP protected energy conversion system is self-supportive, scalable and secure. The platform can also be used as a sensing and comminication platform. Customers will be existing wind park owners as well as remote operations for Governments, NGOs, islands as well as oil, gas and mining asset operators.
co-kitchen 2018
BE
formation
Food, Farming or Forestry, Health & House & Body Care [ Food production & retail ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Co-kitchen began as a small vegan gastronomy business offering caterings,workshops and event organization based in Bern, Switzerland. Through these experiences, Kremena, the founder of co-kitchen, realized her passion lies in inspiring and empowering people to take charge of their home kitchens by cooking everyday meals which are healthy for themselves, other beings and the planet as a whole.
Correntics 2021
ZH
formation
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Maritime and waterways transport ]
With our data-driven approach and a deep understanding of risk, we help our clients to future-proof their supply chains and improve their resilience in the face of climate change and emerging risks while ensuring the sustainability of business activities.
DePoly 2020
VS
formation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
DePoly has developed a novel solution allowing the chemical recycling of PET plastic. They won the venture competition in 2019 and are in the process of founding.
drivemycar 2020
ZH
formation
Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management ] Fleet management
The innovative automated Swiss Vehicle Sharing Platform for P2P, B2B and B2C for private and companies.
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.
enerdrape 2021
VD
formation
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Construction & buildings, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Building technology, Energy sufficiency, Heating and cooling energy ] Geothermal energy
We turn underground infrastructures into renewable heat sources. We develop the first modular geothermal panel-like technology that allows to capture renewable heat from new or existing underground environments. With our solution we offer a new way to source renewable heat for your buildings.
ENERGIE HUB Buttisholz 2020
LU
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy efficiency, Energy sufficiency ]
As a clever combination of electricity, heat and mobility, sector coupling is the answer to the challenges of the energy transition. Find solutions in local implementation at Buttisholz.
EnergyXploit 2018
ZH
formation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Heating and cooling energy ] Cooling technology, Geothermal energy, Heating in buildings
EnergyXploit macht Ihre Gebäudefundation zur ökologischen und effizienten Energielösung. Ein weltweit einzigartiges Gesamtsystem kombiniert Fundierungspfähle mit innovativen Wärmetauschern und ermöglicht so das ölunabhängige wärmen und kühlen von Gebäuden. Qualitativ hochwertige Komponenten von renommierten Partner garantieren hohe Betriebssicherheit und geringe Unterhaltskosten. Wir entwickeln eine auf Ihre Liegenschaft zugeschnittene Lösung und begleiten Sie während des gesamten Bauprozesses mit unserer Erfahrung und Expertise. So bauen wir mit am Fundament für eine ökologische und wirtschaftliche Energie der Zukunft.
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.
FenX 2019
ZH
formation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Construction of buildings, Construction of infrastructure (roads, bridges ..), Waste & recycling ] insulation, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
FenX is designing and developing foam products and foam formulations made from available waste or natural materials and addressed to real estate developers, construction companies and architects. The product: Non-flammable, non-toxic insulation foam causing zero CO2 emission.
heatneutral 2016
TI
formation
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy efficiency, Energy Production ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..)
HeatNeutral produces the worlds most efficient, cost effective and scalable heating system for homes and industry. We also produce and supply the CO2 neutral fuels with these two technologies we help users meet their climate neutrality ambitions.
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
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity grids & flexibility ] Geophysical & technical
Hivoduct transmits electric power with less environmental impact
Inergio 2020
VD
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy storage ] Battery, Hydrogen technology and fuel cells
INERGIO develops low-cost decentralized energy solution serving consumer, security, off-grid industry and robotic systems. Their lightweight fuel cell power packs are operating based on widely available butane/propane providing a reliable, lightweight and eco-friendly solution at high autonomy.
Infrascreen 2019
NE
formation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture ] agricultural technologies, New chemical materials
We used nano-technologies to design the next generation of greenhouse screens. Our screens are game changer in terms of performance and impact. Participation: We used nano-technologies to design the next generation of greenhouse screens. Our screens are game changer in terms of performance and impact.
iCEEP (Innovopolis) 2020
ZH
formation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ 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.
Kolbev 2020
ZH
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency, Energy sufficiency ] e-vehicle charging, Renewable technologies
Kolbev is a stealth mode startup, established to provide consumers our planet's environmentally friendly energy and make it universally accessible and useful.
Librec 2021
SO
formation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Energy storage, Waste & recycling ] Battery, e-mobility, Physical & chemical & nano technologies, Waste recovery, recycling and re-use
Collection and "closed-loop" recycling of all components of lithium-ion batteries from e-mobility
NeoCarbons 2019
VD
formation
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction [ air quality ] Air pollution abatement, Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Carbon capture and storage
We fight against global warming by removing excess CO2 from the atmosphere. We do this in a clever way so that carbon chains built from CO2 are competitive with fossil-based substitutes (oil, gas, coal ). NeoCarbons™ provides industrial solutions for the effective remediation of effluent CO2 and/or for the economic production of high value added chemicals via the generation of micro-algae biomass. Targeted industries that will benefit from NeoCarbons™ technology include pharmaceuticals, food, cosmetics, nutraceuticals, energy and transportation.
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.
OpenStratosphere (Solar.Aero) 2015
VD
formation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management
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.
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.
oxara 2019
ZH
formation
Construction & buildings [ Construction of buildings ] Construction: Resource or material optimisation, Physical & chemical & nano technologies, Waste recovery, recycling and re-use
Oraxa produces sustainable, cement-free concrete. The ETH-Spin-off is developing healthy and affordable floors for the more than 75% of the local Rwandan families living in dirty homes due to lack of good floors.
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 2021
VD
formation
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ air quality, Energy management solutions, Maritime and waterways transport, 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).
Raumpioniere 2020
SG
formation
Construction & buildings [ Construction of buildings ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Using automated and AI-based analysis tools, we support modern and sustainable spatial development. by localizing attractive sites on properties, make the possible densification in the existing building stock visible and show possible renovation, densification, and utilization strategies.
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.
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