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Discover startups and projects in the environment and energy sectors filtered by business area and technology. This list includes high potential projects and companies based and working primarily in Switzerland, founded or active since 2000 and still operational, and range from an initial concept up to those that are trying to capture a larger market space.
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Company Name Founding year / Canton Areas of Activity [Subareas] Technology
BluAct Technologies 2016 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Water Management ] Filters, Physical or chemical technologies
ZH 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.
BlueBird Photovoltaics 2015 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] Photovoltaics
NE Bluebird Photovoltaics develops solar panels that meet the highest technological and environmental requirements in the areas of mobility and high efficiency autonomous systems.
Bluetector 2012 Food, Farming or Forestry, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Bio technologies, Filters
LU Bluetector is an agritech company that has developed the BlueBox Ultra, a low-cost bioreactor that turns manure into water and unproblematic gases. Bluetector has already received a patent for the BlueBox Ultra.
Bluewatt Engineering (psenterprise) 2012 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management
VD PSE (former BlueWatt) engineering beholds and develops a complete mathematical models library for the simulation and optimization of wastewater treatment plants.
blueyellow 2019 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
ZH Blueyellow provides a platform facilitating Renewable Energy (RE) financial transactions and contributes to making the industry more efficient. Efficiently buy or sell renewable energy assets. We connect renewable energy projects with capital through digital platform and sophisticated fintech solutions.
BNL Clean Energy 2009 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Transport & Mobility [ Electricity, Waste & recycling ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Renewable technologies
ZG The BNL Clean Energy Group provides standardised modular Zero Emission Zero Residue Clean Energy plants for biomass and waste-to-energy solutions. It also helps with financing the solutions.
bNovate Technologies 2011 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Engineering, Healthcare ] Bio technologies, Optic devices
VD Fully automated online detection of bacteria in drinking water in 20 minutes.
Bogga (Bogga Wind Technologies) 2014 Construction & buildings, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Electricity ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Renewable technologies, Wind energy
VD Bogga Wind Power provides wind farm owners with a powerful wind turbine to harvest complex wind resources and helps them double the electricity produced from their available land resources.
Bolt Group 2015 Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management ] e-car, e-mobility, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
ZH Bolt Group AG operates the Teslasharing platform, through which private individuals or companies can rent and share Teslas. Teslasharing also offers a limousine service.
BoxTango 2011 Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency, Rail transport, Transport & logisticsof goods ] e-cargo, e-mobility
AR BoxTango moves containers horizontally between road and rail with a newly developed transshipment technology. Intermodal Transport involves the transportation of freight using multiple modes of transportation (rail, ship and/or truck).
Brainwhere 2018 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] Drone & flight, Wind energy
ZH 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.
bs2 2004 Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Construction & buildings, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Construction of buildings, Electricity, Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency, Heat energy ] Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies, Smartgrid, Smarthome & building, Solarthermal energy
ZH New components for buildings, focusing on zero emission, lowEx (saving high quality energy).
b-science.net 2018 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy storage ] Electric batteries, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
AI We improve decision making quality in the energy storage community based on patent literature analysis, which allows for the anticipation of future technology trends.
BUYECO 2014 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy efficiency, Heat energy, Services pooling ] Enabling technologies, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Renewable technologies
VS BUYECO is an innovative marketplace allowing you to buy or sell renewable energy, through the trade of Garantees of Origin. The aim of BUYECO is to make access to renewable energy easier, and continiously increase visibility on the market and its development to all actors of the renewable energy business. By giving to all users access to the best offers, BUYECO makes a direct the between sellers and buyers of renewable energy, and allows a transparent and fair pricing.
capsule hotel 2018 Recreation, hotels & restaurants [ Hotel ] Low technology
LU Affordable hotel, with privacy and community. Every single “capsule” can be closed, providing the guest with its own little room. The generously designed interior delivers high-speed internet, electricity, a safe, ventilation and other comforts.
CarbonActive 2011 Construction & buildings [ Building technology ] Filters
ZG CarbonActive aspires to develop optimized solutions for use in air purification technology (Filters) for buildings.
Carbon Delta 2015 Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Financing and financial services ] Climate technologies, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
ZH Climate & market data-platform for investment professionals.
carpasus 2014 Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps Low technology
ZH CARPASUS combines sustainability with quality, style and coolness. Our mission is to provide you with quality shirts that will make you feel good, accompany you for a long time, and underline your individual style. The CARPASUS shirts are now available in stores in Switzerland, Germany, Austria and Sweden and are enjoying growing popularity. CARPASUS will continue to work for a more resource-efficient fashion industry in the future. The journey continues.
Catecar Industries 2010 Behavioural change, Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency, Engineering, Transport & logisticsof goods ] e-car, e-cargo, e-mobility, Filters, Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies
VD Catecar is a Swiss private company born in 2010 dedicated to innovation, development production and commercialization of products in the field of a green and cleaner individual transportation to reduce the warming climate and air pollution, more specifically as regards PM, NOx and CO2. Out of three projects in which Catecar is currently involved : 1. Dragonfly, the first depolluting car ; 2. Catefuel, the Truck CO2 Capture, 3. CatecairTM the PM, NOx and then CO2 air cleaner.
Caulys 2019 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture ] Resource saving agricultural technologies
VD The Caulys Farm brings fresh and healthy products into the city, with cultivation methods suitable for the urban environment. Our project falls within a perspective of a sustainalbe production and consumption and is like an urban greenhouse.
CEEX 2011 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
ZH CEEX is an exchange platform for renewable Energy like an eBay for power. A new business model with peer-to-peer exchange has been developed together with the ETH Zurich in a scientific project. In 2015 a fellowship of the ImpactHUB Zurich was won for the innovative idea. It is realtime, peer-to-peer, machine 2 machine
Celeroton 2008 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy efficiency ] Enabling technologies, Geophysical & technical
ZH They develop, produce and sell ultra-high-speed electric motor-drive systems and turbo compressors, achieving speeds up to 1 million rpm. With speed they reduce volume and weight.
CRiPSI 2014 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ]
TI Plastic recycling - CRiPSI intends to collect (buy) and recycle plastic by building recycling plants all over the world.
Chimpy (Batte.re) 2013 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] Electric batteries, Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Renewable technologies
ZH Solar power compensated battery for small electronics; Battere offers the most convenient solution for people on the go to recharge their smartphone. Users pick up a pre-charged power bank, charge their smartphone on the go and return the power bank at any other point of sale. Available at 1000 PoS
Choba Choba 2015 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Low technology, Unknown
BE A chocolate brand in which farmers no longer are mere raw material suppliers. Instead, they have a direct stake in the company and its success.
CitizenBees 2013 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail, Forestry ] Unknown
NE CitizenBees is an eco-responsible company that develops a ready-to-use beekeeper service to house, on the roofs of companies and communities, technological and urban hives in order to participate in the protection of bees, essential pollinating insects.
CityMobiS 2018
The project leads to the creation of two tools for Swiss roads: a web application allowing to consult in real time the state of the pavement according to the data collected by the sensors installed in the vehicles a mobile application for visual observation of the terrain to document and record road defects
CLARA Swiss Tech 2015 Transport & Mobility [ Road transport ] e-bike, Wearable devices or apps
TI Urban traffic is a constant danger for cyclists, particularly in low light conditions. Every day, cyclists around the world are involved in accidents caused by the lack of attention from other road users. CLARA is the revolutionary smart jacket that thanks to the integration of directional arrows and braking sensors increases the visibility of the cyclists and makes their movements safer
Cleanea 2008 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Cleaning, Resource efficiency ] Physical or chemical technologies
GE Cleanea is an innovative company that markets a machine, the Europa V5. By using water, electricity, and the addition of a little salt, our machine produces, In Situ, by electrolysis a detergent and disinfectant to clean the surfaces of an office building and replaces 80% of traditional chemistry.
CleanFIZZ 2011 Construction & buildings, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Construction of buildings, Resource efficiency, Resource sufficiency, Waste & recycling ] Hydro energy (small scale), Photovoltaics, Physical or chemical technologies, Renewable technologies
GE CleanFizz SA is the world leader in Intelligent Active Self-Cleaning solar and glass surfaces. Innovative technology based on electrostatic waves to clean dust off surfaces. The company's main objective is to make the cleantech world cleaner than ever.
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