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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
Voltiris 2022
VD
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Food, Farming or Forestry [ Energy efficiency, Energy Production, Farming & agriculture ] Construction : Increase efficiency or renewable energy use., Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies
Agricultural greenhouses are key toward a sustainable food supply, however they have significant energetic needs due to heating and artificial lightening. There is a push from governments, retailers and consumers to reduce carbon footprint of greenhouses. Voltiris enables double-use of large greenhouses surfaces to produce electricity without impacting their high agricultural yield. Voltiris introduces a solar panel design to generate electricity from the part of sunlight's spectrum that is unused for crop growth.
VortexPower 2011
ZH
stagnant
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Health & House & Body Care, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Resource efficiency ] Hydro energy
VortexPower AG is specialized in the development and the sales of highly efficient products for water recovery thru natural swirling.
VRM Switzerland 2016
ZH
growth
Transport & Mobility [ 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
washo 2022
ZG
validation
Health & House & Body Care [ Cleaning ]
Washo is the environmentally friendly alternative to conventional detergents: Ecologically clean, practical and pre-dosed.
Wildbiene + Partner 2013
ZH
established
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection ] Low technology
Wildbiene + Partner aims at the promotion of wild bees by developing and offering bee-promoting products, planning and implementing large-scale wild bee habitats and educational work at public and private events. In addition, specific wild bees are actively propagated by society and offered for pollination in agriculture.
Circulago (WWZ) 2018
ZG
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy Production ] Cooling technology, Heat Exchanger, Heating in buildings
Circulago is a WWZ AG project for the supply of Zug and Baar-Süd with environmentally friendly heating and cooling energy. It is obtained from the water of the Zugersee.
Xperience GmbH (snowXpark) 2008
OW
stagnant
Recreation, hotels & restaurants [ Sport ] e-mobility
Rent an electro-powered snowmobile and discover your limits, while drifting and jetting around the tight curves on the market track with help of a lot of bodywork. The snowXpark is the highlight of every winter trip with its unique driving fun and the exciting racing atmosphere.
yamo 2016
ZG
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Bio technologies, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Ecological, healthy baby food sterilized with a new pressure method to keep vitamines, color etc.
Yeastup 2020
AG
Yeastup gives spent brewer's yeast a second life through the production of high-quality ingredients that promote human health and well-being while contributing to the circular economy.
Yuxi 2022

validation
Yuxi leverages data from Building Management Systems to optimize the building's energy consumption and indoor quality.
Zerofy 2022

formation
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Zerofy helps you measure your household’s carbon emissions in real-time and drive them towards zero. Then reduce carbon emissions by switching to low carbon energy and products.
Zum guten Heinrich 2020
ZH
stagnant
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Catering, Food production & retail, Restaurants ] Low technology
Sustainable catering delivered by Food-Bike fight Food-Wast; uses high quality and shapeless fruit and vegetables that cannot be sold - because they are not of the standard size. This reduces the amount of fruit and vegetables that remain in the fields with the farmers or end up in the biogas plant.
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