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
Swiss Vault Systems 2018
BS
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis Construction: Resource or material optimisation, Cooling technology, Enabling technologies, IT Software
Swiss Vault is building computer systems like an energy efficient data server in a small, quiet package. Through a desktop computer unit for high-end data processing and analysis, their system reduces the data-carbon footprint with energy & space efficient data management solutions. The patented system allows for more data storage within a smaller form factor. It’s not only energy efficient but it also takes up less space in your data center.
Swistor 2020
VD
unknown
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy storage ]
Swistor develops the next generation of energy storage device for a clean, sustainable future. Our Lithium and Cobalt free solution enables charging our devices ultra fast, extends the lifetime 30 times and is environmentally friendly and safe.
Switzerlend (LEND) 2015
ZH
established
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Financing and financial services ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
The crowdlending platform LEND matches investors with borrowers. Both benefit from our fair and transparent business model.
taketray 2004
ZH
validation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Low technology
The most functional pocket ashtray solves litterling.
TEIL.style 2020
BE
validation
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps [ clothes ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
TEIL - the open closet in Bern and alternative to todays clothing consumption. Sustainability, variety and style are possible when we borrow more and own less.
Hempfy 2013
VD
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] food tech
Hempfy, which is created by Tellement Facile, focuses on innovative food and beverages, based on proprietary cold infusion technology for harvesting and processing THC-free hemp plants, compliant with Swiss legislation.
Teralytics 2012
ZH
established
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis, Transport & Mobility [ Information technology, Mobility & Fleet management ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Teralytics offers the most advanced insights on human mobility based on cutting edge data science, proprietary machine learning algorithms and deep technology, capturing billions of signals every day from cell towers and other unique sources.
Terapet 2019
GE
validation
Health & House & Body Care [ Healthcare ] Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Proton therapy is the most precise radiotherapy for cancer treatment. However, monitoring the doses during treatments remains a guessing game based on simulations. Terapet SA, a CERN startup, develops a novel medical device which enables medical doctors for the first time to monitor the delivered proton dose inside the patients during cancer treatment: in-vivo, non-invasive, in 3D and real-time. This solution ensures that every patient receives the right dose, every time.
terraplant 2001
BE
established
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Environmental monitoring, Resource efficiency ] Low technology
terraplant ltd. is an environmental services and engineering company. We provide planning, consulting, project management, educational and research services in the fields of environment, nature & landscape and applied ecology.
testmate 2020
VD
validation
Health & House & Body Care [ Healthcare ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Physical & chemical & nano technologies, Wearable devices or apps
The wait-time for test results identifying the four most common sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) is three to seven days. Testmate Health is the first rapid at home self-test that provides results in minutes, in an anonymous, convenient and easy manner. Results are scanned and uploaded to a paired app that guides patients towards appropriate follow-up if necessary.
Loopia 2019
ZH
validation
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Information technology ] Wearable devices or apps
We are Thingsy, a young start-up with a big vision: to move away from the throwaway society towards the circular economy. Thingsy is here to help you manage your warranty receipts, when one of your products breaks down, or when you want to donate, share or resell a device. In order to develop the best app for you, we are expanding and optimizing our offer step by step. You can find out more about us on our website. Thingsy - Extending the life of Things
Ticlnsect 2019
TI
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail, Waste & recycling ] Bio technologies
TicInsect aims to contribute to solve two problems: the need of sustainable protein sources and the reduction of food waste. TicInsect manufactures insect-derived sustainable animal feed ingredients on the base of black soldier flys. This product is highly demanded for pet food manufacturing, in aquaculture and to nourish chicken, poultry and pigs.
Topten 2000
ZH
established
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency, Mobility & Fleet management ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Web portal highlighting the most energy efficient consumer products: domestic appliances, office electronics, consumer electronics, lighting, building components and vehicles.
Treasures of Nature 2019
GE
unknown
Health & House & Body Care, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Bodycare, Healthcare ] Unknown
Production and sale of organic, high quality (mainly cosmetic) products and not tested on animals while remaining at affordable prices. Our Elementals brand is also local (Swiss-made) and zero waste, with recyclable packaging.
UNIWASTEC 2021

validation
UNIWASTEC is a technology company that operates in the field of waste-to-energy production. We have combined the most innovative and greenest waste-to-energy technologies to produce Green Hydrogen, Synthetic liquids and gases, electricity and drinking water.
Urstamm 2021
AR
formation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Forestry ]
We enable and promote sustainable timber, forest management and regionality through transparency and efficient processes with digital proof of origin on the wood.
Va-loo.ch 2021
ZH
formation
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Engineering, Waste & recycling, Water Management ] Construction : Increase efficiency or renewable energy use., Construction: Resource or material optimisation, Waste recovery, recycling and re-use, Water conservation
The VaLoo association was founded on World Toilet Day 2021 with the aim "to create value from what ends up in the Loo". Our 44 founding members from 18 different organisations are a heterogeneous group of start-up entrepreneurs, associations, researchers, students and other interested parties.
Vege'tables 2022
NE
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis, Food, Farming or Forestry [ Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Vege’tables is a Smart Food consulting company offering concrete solutions to organisations, collective and commercial catering and individuals enabling them unlock their full potential and perform better, while doing their part for the planet.
Vegipack 2021
VD
validation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Waste recovery, recycling and re-use
An ecological water bottle made from sugar cane, which is also compostable at the end of its life. Veganbottle is a positive alternative to global plastic pollution.
VegiPass 2018
FR
growth
Recreation, hotels & restaurants [ Restaurants ]
A micro team of foodies who want to change the world. Our mission is to find you the best offers to discover the vegi-vegan world and its lifestyle. Enjoy exclusive discounts at over 270 partners and discover a healthy and respectful lifestyle with the VegiPass!
vélocité 2003
VD
established
Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management ]
We have been delivering since 1999, when vélocité had only one courier and a few dozen customers. Over the years, we have grown and expanded, joined the Swissconnect network, merged with Poste-it (Yverdon and Neuchâtel), created “antennas” in Vevey and Sion, and acquired through these experiences a real know-how in the field of fast delivery, which allows us to offer a high quality service to our customers. Today, the vélocité team has more than 50 employees, committed, motivated and ready to wet the jersey all year round and in all weather conditions, to deliver more than 300 deliveries by hand every day.
Verity 2014
ZH
established
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas), Transport & Mobility [ Transport & logisticsof goods ] Drone & flight
Autonomous Inventory Tracking Powered by Self-Flying Drones. Optimize your supply chain & create a zero-error warehouse!
viboo 2022

Reduce building energy consumption by 20-40% with self-learning predictive control. viboo offers self-learning predictive control on the basis of physics-informed Machine Learning as a cloud service to smart-thermostat and building automation companies.
Voliro 2019
ZH
validation
Construction & buildings [ Construction of buildings, Construction of infrastructure (roads, bridges ..), Energy Production ] Drone & flight, Sensors
Drones as flying inspection robot The robots are capable of performing in-depth structural integrity assessments using advanced inspection technologies.
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.
Volumina Medical 2018
VD
validation
Health & House & Body Care [ Healthcare ] New chemical materials, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Reconstructive surgery after breast cancer is currently costly, risky, highly invasive and results are temporary or don't look natural. EPFL spinoff Volumina Medical created AdiPearl, an injectable implant with the capacity to regenerate damaged tissues for breast reconstruction in a single minimally invasive procedure. AdiPearl will improve the quality of life by bringing to breast cancer survivors a safe, effective, quality, and cost efficient breast reconstruction solution.
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.
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