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
CookEat 2014
ZH
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ 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.
diePROJEKTFABRIK 2019
LU
validation
Our passion is the realization of innovative projects. With enthusiasm and a strong sense for what is feasible, we accompany our customers in this process from the analysis of the project idea to the "commissioning" of the project.
Digi Meals 2016
ZH
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Trade and Retail ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Using state-of-the-art technology, DigiMeals develops user-friendly and easily customisable solutions around digital recipes. We empower consumers to confidently cook their preferred healthy recipes.
Arve.swiss (Dragonback Innovation) 2019
BE
validation
Construction & buildings [ air quality ] IT data usage, Sensors
ARVE is your digital toolkit to actively manage your air quality challenges. ARVE delivers sustainable business advantage and measurable value for your building
Energy Web 2019

validation
Building operation systems for energy grids, based on open-source, decentralized technologies to enable development and deployment of decentralized applications for the energy sector and beyond.
Entomos 2009
VD
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] food tech
the world's first 50/50 flexi-burger made with 50% organic Swiss mealworms and 50% Swiss beef
eRevo 2020

validation
eRevo AG is dedicated to the energy revolution of building energy by means of H₂ and thus contributes an approach to the decarbonization of our living spaces.
Faircustomer 2007
ZH
validation
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps, Communication, Media, Education or Games, Health & House & Body Care [ Trade and Retail ] Low technology
Faircustomer.ch is an internet marketplace where traders can independently offer and / or purchase goods and / or services. The dealers are Swiss suppliers who value sustainability: facilities for people with disabilities, designers of ecological solutions, integration projects, cooperatives from the countries of the south and Swiss importers of fairly traded articles. Pictures, texts and videos show where and by whom the articles were made.
fgen 2011
BS
validation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management Bio technologies
FGen is a Swiss start-up company founded 2011 in Basel as a spin-off from the Department of Biosystems Science and Engineering of the ETH Zurich. As a contract research organization we collaborate with partners from Biotech, Life Sciences, Agribusiness, and Pharma in order to develop microbes, cells, chemicals, and proteins for various applications.
Field Food AG (eggfield) 2022

validation
EggField produces a new generation of natural, plant-based egg alternatives. EggField Basic Aquafaba, EggField One and EggField Plus replace Whole Egg, Egg White and Egg Yellow out of natural ingredients without additives.
Floating Robotics
ZH
validation
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas), Transport & Mobility [ Farming & agriculture, Resource efficiency, Transport & logisticsof goods ]
At Floating Robotics, we build cable-driven floating robots that offer mobility and manipulation at large scales in gardens, greenhouses, or warehouses. Our robots are easy to install, run on solar power, and automate complicated tasks.
flowbone 2020
VD
validation
Health & House & Body Care [ Healthcare ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
In our aging society, fracture prevention in the elderly is an urgent topic. Hip fractures are the most costly and devastating, with a 1-year mortality of a staggering 20%. Drugs are inefficient for the hips and surgical techniques too invasive. EPFL spinoff flowbone developed a new generation of biomaterial that can be injected into the hips in a simple ambulatory procedure to locally restore bone strength in hips before they break.
go clear 2020
BL
validation
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Transport & Mobility Low technology
go clear makes it easy for you to fill up your car with wiper water. Fill up your car with the required amount of wipe water without spilling, directly from the go clear petrol pump. Afterwards, pay for the filled up wipe cleaner directly at the cash register.
Grassrooted 2019
ZH
validation
Recreation, hotels & restaurants [ Restaurants ] Low technology
food cooperative - a counter-model to the supermarket.
Haelixa 2016
ZH
validation
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) Bio technologies
Our DNA based technology creates a unique and traceable fingerprint for different materials. Pursuing a commitment to sustainability and transparency, we foster the development of next generation tools to ensure consumer good supply chain integrity and traceability.
quh-energie 2014
BE
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ 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.
Help'n'Trade 2019
BS
validation
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Help’n’Trade is a technology startup, which builds next generation marketplace application for small local businesses and consumers. We build solutions so that we can help local economy, communities and the environment.
Honest Monday 2021
BE
validation
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Financing and financial services, Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
We connect and network entrepreneurs with investors, financial intermediaries and public institutions with the aim of promoting entrepreneurship in a sustainable way. This matchmaking is facilitated by a digital, smart and intuitive business plan that focuses on the people behind the business idea. At its heart is a PaaS (Platform as a Service) solution based on state-of-the-art technology, which in future will also use artificial intelligence (AI) to find the perfect match.
IDUN Technologies 2017
ZH
validation
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Healthcare, Information technology ] IT data usage, Sensors
IDUN Technologies Ltd. is a biosensor company based in Zurich, Switzerland. Coming from a stretchable electronics research group from ETH Zurich, IDUN is developing and producing soft and dry conductive electrodes for biopotential monitoring (ECG, EEG, EMG). With a unique and patented surface structure these electrodes provide high quality signals with skin-friendly materials without electrolyte gel.
INEGA 2021
GR
validation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Resource efficiency, Water Management ]
1gr Pflanzenkohle kann bis zu 3gr Wasser und Nährstoffe speichern. Mehr auf inega.swiss. Das Klima ist uns wichtig. Wir binden CO2 langfristig.
innolith 2018

validation
New batteries for electric vehicles with new technology, safety and a lower price.
Crick (Insekterei GmbH) 2017
ZH
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Low technology
Crick produces insect-based foods like snacks or crispbread
iSense 2018
ZH
validation
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Information technology ] food tech, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, IT Software
iSense is a food tech start-up from Switzerland that created the first flavor management software supported by an open and independent taste language. It allows companies to describe, search,compare, choose and exchange flavors based on taste attributes.
kaiosID 2019
VD
validation
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Information technology ] IT blockchain or algorithms
Counterfeiting and grey markets pose two growing challenges for brands. kaiosID fights counterfeiting and illicit trade by covering the product's packaging with invisible patterns that can be easily identified by an intuitive smartphone app. Once printed on the packaging, the random patterns become the fingerprint of the product and allow for product authentication (genuine/fake) and identification (traceability), thus restoring trust in brands and logistics.
Karibou 2015
GE
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
karibou.ch strengthens the local stationary trade with its online deployment! Find the service and diversity of a market by finding the best products at the same price as at the market! What makes the strength of a market is the diversity of products, the quality of products, and the personalized customer service. With all our passion, we have created a technology that enhances the existing stationary infrastructure and deploys it in the digital world. Because what you eat matters!
Kern 2021
BE
validation
Transport & Mobility [ Trade and Retail, Transport & logisticsof goods ] Construction: Resource or material optimisation
The patented shape of the corrugated cardboard box enables securely transport of content, space-saving storage, and simple handling during sorting and stacking.
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.
KnowS IT 2017

validation
Job portal & community. The safe way to find people with the right skills.
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.
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