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
Beelong 2014
VD
established
Behavioural change, Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Food, Farming or Forestry, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Catering, Environmental monitoring, Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail, Resource efficiency, Restaurants ] Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
The Beelong indicator aims to reduce the impact of our food on the environment by providing practical keys to the restaurant industry. Beelong thus makes it possible to assess the environmental impact of food and drink purchases, by rating a product, a dish or even the entire food purchase of a kitchen from A to G. The main evaluation criteria are the origin of the food, the season, the production method, the degree of processing, and the impact on climate and resources. This indicator is an initiative of the Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne. Participation: The Beelong Eco-score provides a simple information on the sustainability of food products, thanks to a unique methodology. It helps restaurants and caterers reduce their environmental impact, as well as brands and food industries to be transparent with their consumers.
beesolar 2017
VD
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] Photovoltaics
BeeSolar offers a new type of impact investment by installing solar panels on residential buildings in Switzerland. BeeSolar tries to start photovoltaic projects on residential buildings by transforming them into a profitable investment for the owner.
BEN Energy 2011
ZH
growth
Behavioural change, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
BEN Energy develops and operates Europe's leading Energy Analytics Platform. The platform combines big data analytics and behavioural science to predict relevant customer behaviour. Also is used to optimize customer portfolio and processes and conduct potential analysis of commodity and products
BePooler 2015
TI
growth
Transport & Mobility [ Information technology, Mobility & Fleet management ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
BePooler was born in Switzerland in 2015 from the simple but innovative idea of providing companies and individual users with a fast and safe way to share the trip to their workplace, thus reducing traffic, expenses, the use of private vehicles and urban pollution. The Lugano-based startup company has developed an innovative system for carpooling through a web platform and related app and has managed to entice none other than the Italian city of Milan.
Bestmile 2014
VD
established
Transport & Mobility [ Engineering ] e-mobility, Fleet management, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Bestmile empowers mobility providers to deploy, manage and optimize autonomous and conventional driven vehicle fleets. Bestmile’s cloud platform enables the intelligent operation and optimization of autonomous mobility services, managing fixed-route and on-demand services, regardless of the vehicle brand or type. Bestmile’s on-demand autonomous mobility services platform is being used daily in city centers on four continents on both pedestrian areas and open roads.
BIM Facility 2017
ZH
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Building technology, Construction of buildings, Information technology ] IT data usage
BIM Facility AG specialises in the digitisation of real estate and brings existing digital planning models up to date: Asset Information Modelling (AIM) comprises the acquisition and construction of all relevant data and information to improve the performance and optimum maintenance of existing properties.
Bioburn 2008
LU
formation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Electricity, Resource efficiency, Waste & recycling ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..)
The bioburn pellet system developed out of the idea of using unused, non-wood-like biomass in a meaningful way. Within a closed material cycle, biomass residues of any kind are converted into biofertiliser and energy, which can be obtained and used decentrally. Based on this, bioburn ag pursues the goal of developing concepts as well as producing and selling recipes and plants.
Biocom Energy 2009
VD
established
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..)
Limited liability company for the development and the promotion of new renewables energies, in particular the production and the distribution of biomass. Biocom Energy is specialized in the recycling of vegetables waste in biofuels mainly coming from shells and stones.
Bionomous 2019
VD
validation
Health & House & Body Care [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Engineering, Healthcare ] IT data usage
Bionomous combines innovative micro-engineering design and machine learning methods to automatically inspect and sort miniature biological entities, in particular the egg of zebrafish Danio rerio, which is a common model for studies in genetics, development and behavioral biology, toxicology.
BioTruck 2017
VD
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Food production & retail, Resource sufficiency, Restaurants, Waste & recycling ]
BioTruck is a home-grown organic food company that promotes short supply chains, local and seasonal producers.
Bitlumens 2016
ZG
growth
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity grids & flexibility, Engineering ] Internet of Things, LED, Lighting, Photovoltaics, Sensors, Smart device, Smartgrid
BitLumens distributes solar power devices in areas without a power-grid and connects them to the blockchain. By using the devices, people build up credit scores and investors can view where the machines are located and how much power these generate. Remitters can pay for their family's electricity bills providing transparency and security of transactions.
Blockstrom 2017
BE
growth
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Photovoltaics
Blockstrom enables real estate investors to supply rooftop solar power to the inhabitants of their buildings. We measure the electricity consumption and supply complete metering and billing data to property managers. Our web portal makes the management of energy consumption communities easy and efficient. We support self consumption communities.
Bloom Biorenewables 2019
VD
validation
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas), Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Resource efficiency, Resource sufficiency, Waste & recycling ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Bio technologies, Material & Products based on biomass
At Bloom, we excel in deconstructing biomass. With our groundbreaking process, we provide a novel, cost-competitive route to source molecules from plants. This technology is the first of its kind and offers an unprecedented alternative for many petroleum-based products. From fragrances to polyurethanes, Bloom is committed to offer tailored solutions to our customers and help companies around the Globe in reducing their carbon footprint. Bloom products are cost-competitive bio-based building blocks for the chemical industry. The patented mild lignin extraction method uses stabilizing molecules (so-called “protection groups”) that prevent the lignin from condensing during extraction.
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.
BlueBird Photovoltaics 2015
NE
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Maritime and waterways transport, Road vehicles and transport ] Photovoltaics
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
LU
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Bio technologies, Filters & Membranes
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.
blueyellow 2019
ZH
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
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
ZG
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Transport & Mobility [ Electricity, Waste & recycling ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Renewable technologies
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
VD
established
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas), Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Engineering, Healthcare, Water Management ] Bio technologies, Optic devices
Fully automated online detection of bacteria in drinking water in 20 minutes.
Bond Mobility (smide) 2018
ZH
growth
Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management ] e-bike, Electric batteries, e-mobility, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
smide ist the world's first stationless e-bike sharing offering a turn-key solution for endcustomers and business partners. freefloating e-Bike sharingsystem
BoxTango 2011
AR
growth
Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency, Rail transport, Transport & logisticsof goods ] e-cargo, e-mobility
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
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.
bs2 2004
ZH
established
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, Heating and cooling energy ] Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies, Smartgrid, Smarthome & building, Solarthermal energy
New components for buildings, focusing on zero emission, lowEx (saving high quality energy).
b-science.net 2018
AI
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy storage ] Electric batteries, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
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
VS
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy efficiency, Heating and cooling energy, Service pooling ] Enabling technologies, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Renewable technologies
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.
Carbon Removed 2020
LU
formation
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction Carbon capture and storage, Climate technologies
Helps individuals to become carbon neutral and climate friendly by compensating their carbon footprint through carbon dioxide removal from the atmosphere.
carpasus 2014
ZH
growth
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps Low technology
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.
carvolution 2018
BE
validation
Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management, Road vehicles and transport ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
The basis of Carvolution are Mobility as a service, hand in hand with a sophisticated vehicle fleet. The combination of service and technology creates a new approach to mobility and provides the foundation for a sustainable mobility development. Different cars are available on a subscription model: One monthly price for car, fully comprehensive insurance, taxes and registration.
Caulys 2019
VD
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture ] Resource saving agricultural technologies
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
ZH
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
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
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