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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
BORN Green Technologies 2012 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency ] Internet of Things, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
ZG BORN Green Technologies is an IT software and services company with focus on energy management, data management for system optimization, advisory service and internet of things.
BoxTango 2011 Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency, 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).
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 2017 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 a marketplace for renewable energies in Switzerland that enables consumers to choose how, where and by whom their electricity is produced. We unite buyers and sellers of all kinds - producers, utilities, industrial companies, SMEs and intermediaries - on one platform.
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.
Carboforce 2015 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..)
NE Carbon coal and burner
CarbonActive 2011 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management 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.
Catecar 2008 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 Electric urban car with solar panels like a dragonfly, and solar powered airfilter for particulate matter.
Celeroton 2008 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption enabling technologies
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 AG (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 ]
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.
Hivemind 2017 Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
ZH Hivemind IoT Platform, provides all key middleware capabilities needed to build sophisticated End-2-End IoT application ecosystems.
CitizenBees 2013 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail, Forestry ]
NE CitizenBees is an eco-responsible company that develops a turnkey urban beekeeping service to house beehives on the roofs of companies and communities to help protect bees, essential pollinating insects.
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), new chemical materials, Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies
GE Intelligent self-cleaning solar panels and surfaces; This innovative active cleaning technology is based on electrostatic waves to remove dust off surfaces restoring lost efficiency and saving tons of scarce water in arid and desert regions and consequently lowering CO2 emission.
Clemap 2017 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity ] Smarthome & building
ZH Energy monitoring and disaggregation sensor for housholdes. Disaggregation service for electricity providers. The products helps to use electric tools more efficiently.
Climate Factory 2014 Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity ] low technology, Renewable technologies
BE Climate Factory is active since 2014 and provides energy services in the field of Guarantees of Orgin and CO2-certificates.
ClimatePlace 2009 Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Services pooling ] Climate technologies, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
VD The platform Climat Place seeks to highlight pre-due-diligenced, bankable climate-related projects in order to raise a blend of public and private capital required to make such green development projects a reality.
ClimateRe 2015 Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management
ZG todo Participation: ClimateRe promotes and facilitates agricultural insurance and improved community-based projects to stregthen climate resilience of farmers.
Climate services 2013 Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction Climate technologies
FR Consulting on CO2 issues primarily reduction, best practice industry platform.
Climeworks 2009 Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction Climate technologies
ZH CO2 storage system for renewable energy production.
Codecheck 2014 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] data usage, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
ZH Codecheck is an online product guide that helps critical consumers and consumers in their purchasing decisions. Through Codecheck.info, consumers receive 65 million free-of-charge independent expert information and evaluations on currently 95,000 products (mainly food and cosmetics).
CombaGroup 2013 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail ]
VD CombaGroup is the inventor and developer of mobile aeroponics applied to agriculture above ground.
Combivap 2011 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption
SG Combivap is using combinatorial methods to fabricate OLEDs. This speeds up the screening of new materials and the optimization of device structures. Furthermore, Combivap develops customized OLEDs for special applications.
CoolTEC 2012 Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Electricity, Energy efficiency, Resource efficiency ] heating in buildings, Photovoltaics, Solarthermal energy
VD Low-cost solutions for high energy efficiency CoolTec help to find the best solution for you in the field of renewable energy
Cortexia 2016 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ]
FR Propose un outil de gestion pour améliorer la propreté des villes grâce à l'emploi de caméras intelligentes.
CPD-Swiss 2009 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Waste & recycling ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Renewable technologies
AG Production of bio-diesel from biomass, old oil and household waste.
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