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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
VRM Switzerland 2016
ZH
growth
[ Airplanes & transport, Information technology ] IT data usage, Robotic
VRMotion designs and develops simulators that give prospective pilots the impression of sitting in a real helicopter while training. The simulation software features realistic flight physics with real-time multi-body simulation and flight data validation, which offers an exact replication of flight behaviour. The simulation is also tailored to the needs of trainees, right from introductory training on a turbine helicopter to demanding scenario-based training, mountain flying and emergency training
Wheycation 2018
SG
growth
[ Food production & retail, Waste & recycling ] food tech
We don’t see waste products, but new and valuable raw materials: We develop healthy and tasty food by upgrading (upcycling) side streams of food production. Therefore, they process whey to high quality products.
Loonawell 2020
ZH
growth
[ Food production & retail ] food tech
Loonawell stands for healthy dog living. Our organic dog treats are made with premium, hand-picked ingredients, of human-grade quality and tailored to your dog's nutritional needs. In a Loonawell treat, every single ingredient adds value to its nutritional content.
loopi 2021
NW
validation
[ Waste & recycling ] Waste recovery, recycling and re-use
"We’re pioneering stroller design to last well beyond the needs of one user. Committed to the circular economy, our concept is repairable, refurbishable and recyclable. By offering our strollers as a subscription, it‘s given back to us at the end of its use so we can give it a new life with another family."
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.
Lumiphase 2020
ZH
growth
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Engineering ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Our world is becoming increasingly digital and data traffic is exploding. The infrastructure behind data centers and telecom networks is hitting a wall, and the industry needs a disruptive solution. Lumiphase develops novel optical communicatiion chips that are very inexpensive, super compact and highly efficient. They allow the industry to replace today's costly and power-hungry connections with a new generation of electro-optical links, ultimately enabling a new paradigm in datacenters' architecture and leadin to more flexible, efficient and sustainable use of computing resources.
LUUUP 2021
SG
formation
[ clothes ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
LUUUP is a recycling company that uses a chemical process to dissolve cellulose-based fibres to generate feedstock for yarn production. It is working on improved circularity of textile waste to reduce its ecological impact
Luya Foods 2021
BE
growth
[ Food production & retail ] food tech
Luya is a flavor loaded plant-based alternative to meat taking sustainability to the next level. We rescue organic okara - a by-product of tofu and soymilk production of which more than 1500 tonnes go to waste in Switzerland every year - and turn it into ready-to-cook slices, chunks and patties.
Lynus 2020
SZ
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity efficiency ] Battery, IT Software, Photovoltaics
Lynus is a technology company focused on open software development and batteries for renewable energy systems. All energy components of buildings can be connected on one platform. By using machine learning the platform can help to reduce the CO2-emissions and energy production costs of buildings and generators by predicting weather changes and adjusting accordingly.
Madame Frigo 2019
LU
growth
[ Trade and Retail ] Low technology
To save as much food as possible from going to waste, publicly accessible refrigerators are set up throughout Switzerland and operated by volunteers.
magnes 2016
ZH
stagnant
[ Many fields ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Magnes has extensive know-how and engineering capabilities to develop tailor-made magnetic materials that meet the highest customer-specific requirements. The scalability of the manufacturing process enables small series up to mass production.
Mastercoldbrewer (re-coffee) 2017
SG
growth
[ Food production & retail ] Low technology
Coffee - Drinks that are manufactured without the effects of heat. This lead to preserved aromas and vitamines. The products are fair and mostly organic.
matriq 2019
SG
validation
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.
megasol 2004
SO
established
[ Electricity ] Photovoltaics
Solar modules are produced with robots and on fully automated production plants.
Taschengrill 2017
FL
growth
[ Recreation ] Low technology
Schweizer Tachengrill offers an ecological alternative to disposable grills. Their product can be used several times and is as practical as its counterpart.
Esomoto Zürich (Gülbey) 2020
ZH
formation
[ Road vehicles and transport ] e-motorbike, e-motorcycle, e-scooter
affordable electromobility and advice for everyone
Microcaps 2019
ZH
growth
[ Bodycare, Healthcare ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
At Microcaps we developed a technology that enables the size control of the microcapsules with Swiss precision, hence they all behave exactly the same. This means we can directly tailor and predict the release profile of a drug. Our solution is also highly relevant for fragrances, flavors and probiotics.
Micropow 2019
ZH
validation
[ Food production & retail ] food tech
MicroPow encapsulates valuable ingredients enabling timed release and preservation, which allows to drastically reduce losses during production and adding value to end products. microPow powders can be tailored to a broad range of food, cosmetics and pharmaceutical applications, without relying on any added artificial ingredients.
Miromico 2002
ZH
established
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Information technology ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Internet of Things
Miromico is an innovative high-tech company that focuses on development services in the areas of integrated circuits, electronic systems and software. Our clients include international corporations such as IBM, Infineon, Roche and Credit Suisse, but also SMEs
mobileup.ch (MobilePower) 2020
BE
growth
[ Waste & recycling ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Mobileup buys old smartphones and tablets from private customers and their partners to then refurbish them. By selling those refurbished devices on their online sales platform, mobileup helps to advance the circular economy.
MobyFly 2020
VS
validation
[ Maritime and waterways transport ] Shipping
MobyFly produces zero-emission hydrofoil boats which make use of computer controlled flight systems. These boat are made for passenger transports at speeds of up to over 70 km/h while using 70% less energy than existing diesel ferries.
Mondaic 2018
ZH
validation
[ 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.
Mybacs 2018
ZG
growth
[ Bodycare, Healthcare ] Bio technologies, food tech
Mybacs aims to revolutionize the healthcare sector around the human microbiome. With their formulation of specially selected bacteria cultures (probiotics), prebiotics as well as minerals and vitamins, the company focuses on synbiotic dietary supplements, which are tailored to the individual needs and areas of application of its customers.
MycoSolutions 2016
SG
stagnant
[ Forestry ] Bio technologies
Custom made biological fungi products to enhance growth for trees and other plants.
Mycrobez 2019
BS
formation
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Farming & agriculture, Waste & recycling ] New chemical materials, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
MYCROBEZ is based on the insight that it is more efficient to change material instead of changing behavior patterns. In the face of increasing consumption and globalization, Mycrobez does not seek to stop throwaway culture culture, but works to make packaging products disposed of in nature packaging products disposed of in nature are fully degradable and sustainable. The vision, then, is to replace the status quo of petroleum-based packaging products such as Styrofoam in the marketplace and establish a new, circular material standard in the packaging and construction industries.
myfeld 2020
AG
validation
[ Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail, Gardening ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
MyFeld.ch brings your own garden into your living room. And this in a digital and playful way. Customers can plant vegetables, fruits and herbs online and then it will be planted on the farm and is delivered to the customer. They can choose from over 30 varieties to plant their own 16 square meter field. The growth can be watched via webcam. MyFeld farmers and gardeners take care of the maintenance. As soon as your harvest is ripe, we deliver it conveniently to their home.
Ticlnsect 2019
TI
validation
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.
Nature Re 2021
SZ
validation
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, climate carbon removal, Financing and financial services, Forestry ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
The purpose of the company is to provide consulting and management services, especially in the field of nature-based solutions to mitigate climate change and biodiversity loss. This is done through mobilizing investments towards projects that focus on restoring nature and biodiversity.
Nectariss 2017
VD
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Cleaning ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Consumers increasingly expect foods with clean labels (sustainable, healthy, authentic, with natural ingredients and of known origin). The drivers of these expectations include consumer health awareness, the demand for environmental and economic sustainability, but also the excitement and pleasure of discovering novel and exotic foods. Nectariss has developed the Nectariss Method, a patent-backed fermentation technology that enables the generation of food with new natural flavors. Nectariss offers a natural truffle aroma in bulk to B2B customers.
nematx 2020
ZH
formation
[ Building technology ] 3D Printing
At NematX, we develop an industrial 3DP platform based on our proprietary «Nematic 3DP Technology». We are the pioneering company to make liquid crystal polymers available for AM. In combination with proprietary part design algorithms and high-precision 3DP hardware, we can offer the combination of part performance & manufacturing precision required for industrial production.
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