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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
Enairys Powertech 2008 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Electricity, Energy efficiency ] Electric batteries, Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Renewable technologies
VD Enairys offers a wide range of innovative and clean energy storage & management solutions, based on its proprietary hydro-pneumatic and power electronic technologies. These solutions enhance the exploitation of intermittent renewable sources like wind and solar sources, and enable electricity consumers and producers to improve their energy efficiency or autonomy while preserving the environment.
GreenGT 2008 Transport & Mobility [ Electricity efficiency, Engineering ] e-car, e-mobility, Hydro energy, Renewable technologies, Synthetic fuels (e.g. power to liquid)
VD GreenGT is an independent Swiss company that has designed and developed high-performance clean and durable electric-hydrogen propulsion systems since 2008. GreenGT technology is based on the use of the hydrogen-powered electric motor through the use of the fuel cell.
TellCo Europe 2008 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency ] Lighting, Photovoltaics, Smartgrid, Smarthome & building
TI TellCo Europe Sagl based in Switzerland is an international company, active in renewable energy systems and design and production of Solar Lighting Solutions and Solar Electricity Solutions. TellCo Europe is a leading organisation with the ability to plan, design, deploy, develop, integrate, and supply products for ECO and SOLAR demands.
XyloPower 2008 Construction & buildings, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Electricity, Heat energy, Resource efficiency ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Hydro energy
ZH systems for generating electricity and heat from wood; Xylo supplies turnkey systems for environmentally friendly and sustainable energy supply. By thermo-chemical conversion of organic energy sources, a synthesis gas for decentralized applications is generated in the DC fixed-bed gasification plant
EnvEve 2008 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture, Forestry ] Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
TI EnvEve is an high tech company specialised in Internet of Things. It has developed a unique Internet of Things framework for outdoor applications with robust and reliable devices enable sophisticate analytics to support decision in Agriculture and Forests.
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.
SoFlow (Lou Skateboard) 2015 Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency, Engineering ] e-bike, e-mobility
SG „Green energy is the future!“ So-Flow stands for innovative high-quality e-mobility products and developed the electric skateboard Lou.
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.
Swiss Fresh Water 2008 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Energy efficiency, Resource efficiency, Water Management ] Filters, Photovoltaics
VD Swiss Fresh Water (SFW) develops a low cost and decentralized water treatment system, working thanks to solar energy or to the grid. The maintenance is furthermore supported by an Online service platform on Internet.
Webmodus (SUN-D) 2008 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency ] Lighting
AG We design and produce an exclusive, flexible and naturally adapting lighting system beyond comparison. The backbone of all our products is the same basic principle of redirecting light. SUN-Displays find their use as high standard, aesthetic eye catchers in foyers and entrance halls as well as part of exhibitions and events providing high flexibility for utilisation and a unique fusion of information and light. Whenever the backside of the screen is illuminated the frontside starts to shine. It doesn’t matter what light source you use.
Fair Recycling (fondation) 2008 Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Low technology
ZH Fair Recycling is the first organisation worldwide to combine climate protection with recycling. In Brazil, where the Swiss foundation's pioneering project is located, it recycles old refrigerators containing CFCs in cooperation with its local partner Indústria Fox, thus making an important contribution to climate protection. On the basis of this verification report, an independent registration body issues climate protection certificates, which the Foundation offers to Swiss partners. Fair Recycling is proud to be the climate partner of numerous companies that reduce a large part of their CO2 emissions with their own measures and only offset unavoidable emissions with climate protection certificates.
TVP Solar 2008 Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Electricity, Energy efficiency, Engineering, Heat energy ] Photovoltaics, Solarthermal energy
GE TVP Solar SA is a Swiss company which designs, develops, manufactures and markets innovative, high-vacuum flat solar thermal panels based on a proprietary technology for cooling and heating applications. TVP Solar is a game-changer in the solar thermal industry, effectively competing with electricity in the cooling and industrial process heat markets, while introducing new thermal energy-producing roofs for the residential market.
Avantama (nanograde) 2008 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Engineering ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Photovoltaics, Physical or chemical technologies
ZH Avantama develops and produces nanomaterials for electronics. Avantama’s material innovations enable the fabrication of high quality optical and electronic coatings by established printing and coating techniques.
Fiaxell 2018 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Unknown ] Enabling technologies
VD A global solution for Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC), electrolyser (SOEC) & high temperature electrochemical devices Over the past nine years, Fiaxell has developed processes for cell fabrication, specialty screen printing inks, flexible testing devices for high temperature measurements and has now provided customers worldwide. To complement our core competences, we identified highly skilled manufacturers of electronics (power supply & EIS), kilns, gas control, liquid management, gas detection, hydrogen generators and are working closely with them.
Arviem 2008 Transport & Mobility [ Transport & logisticsof goods ] e-cargo, e-mobility, Enabling technologies
ZG Arviem service is to tracks parameters affecting a cargo content's quality based on the specific needs of clients. Tracking the location and monitoring the condition of cargo verifies the quality of incoming components and monitors the fulfillment of safety and environmental regulations.
Misurio (energyon) 2008 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity, Energy efficiency, Information technology, Many fields ] Electric batteries, Enabling technologies, Hydro energy, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Smartgrid
VS Software and consulting for optimizing economic decisions around utility investments in capacity, storage and grid
Battery Consult 2008 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] Electric batteries, Renewable technologies
BE BATTERY CONSULT develops salt battery cells (Ni/NaCl) and batteries to the prototype stage, performs simulation and testing of cells and components and assists in production planning. The team has a comprehensive experience in technology transfer to customers.
Swiss Hydrogen 2008 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] Hydro energy, Hydro energy (small scale), Wearable devices or apps
FR Swiss Hydrogen SA develops clean energy solutions for a variety of applications. The common factor is hydrogen! When produced using renewable energy, hydrogen becomes the ultimate clean energy vector, permitting zero-loss storage, simple scalability, and zero-emission electricity production. At Swiss Hydrogen, we strive to deliver tailor-made, turn-key solutions.
Xperience GmbH (snowXpark) 2008 Recreation, hotels & restaurants [ Sport ] e-mobility
OW 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.
Allani Sunlife Holding 2008 Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Resource efficiency ] Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies, Smarthome & building
FR Sunlife consists of a group of enterprises, formed into a Holding that promotes and develops original ideas and concepts to evolve solar technology and products into economic structures capable of generating a revenue. E.g. Solar Tourism, Solar agriculture.
Explosion Power 2009 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Heat energy, Information technology, Resource efficiency, Waste & recycling ] Enabling technologies, Filters, Heat industrial usage
AG Small explosion generator to clean heat pump tubes of industrial processes
AVA Biochem (5-hmf) 2015 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..)
ZG AVA Biochem is the leading producer of 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural. 5-HMF serves as building block for many applications in several industries like packaging, construction, textile, cosmetics, food and health. By applying an innovative and highly efficient technology AVA Biochem has become the world’s first company to produce Swiss Made 5-HMF from biomass waste in June 2013. By putting into operation "Biochem-1", the world’s first sustainable industrial production plant for 5-HMF, we have set a clear milestone for the future production of bio based chemicals.
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.
Smixin 2009 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Resource efficiency ] Unknown
BE Smixin – based on a mixing unit which automatically mixes water, soap and air, touch-free, started a little revolution in 2009. Because hand washing has never been more economical and hygienic.
Climeworks 2009 Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction Climate technologies
ZH CO2 storage system for renewable energy production.
PubliBike 2010 Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency, Resource efficiency ] e-bike, e-mobility, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
FR Since 2009, PubliBike has been offering bike sharing networks in several Swiss cities and is constantly expanding its offer. We take care of everything: from the development of a site concept to starting the service, including operations, customer service and network promotion... To strengthen our teams, we regularly look for creative, motivated and passionate profiles for the mobility of the future.
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.
Sensefly 2009 Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management Enabling technologies, Smart device
VD Our proven drone solutions simplify the collection and analysis of geospatial data, allowing professionals in surveying, agriculture, engineering and humanitarian aid to make better decisions, faster. senseFly was founded in 2009 and is the commercial drone subsidiary of Parrot Group.
Serbot 2009 Construction & buildings, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) Photovoltaics, Robotic
NW SERBOT AG is a leading Swiss technology company in the field of advanced service robots and moving systems. Its innovations have achieved several rewards. Serbot develops and produces intelligent robot systems to clean sophisticated surfaces such as photovoltaic solar panels, large glass facades.
Sensorscope 2009 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Environmental monitoring, Information technology ] Data usage, Smart device
VD Sensorscope is an IT company with a strong know-how in radio communication, hardware/software engineering, and database technologies, that applies cutting-edge data collection technology to wireless monitoring.
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