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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). Discover the companies by using the search filters. Sort the list by clicking on the arrows next to founding year, canton and phase. If your innovation is missing, please add your project here .

Company Name Founding year Canton Phase Areas of Activity [Subareas] Technology
Raumpioniere 2020
SG
formation
[ Construction of buildings ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Using automated and AI-based analysis tools, we support modern and sustainable spatial development. by localizing attractive sites on properties, make the possible densification in the existing building stock visible and show possible renovation, densification, and utilization strategies.
ReoR20 2019
ZH
formation
[ Environmental monitoring, Natural hazards & catastrophe prevention & protection ] Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
REOR20 provides the latest technology for the most precise and efficient mitigation of natural and man made catastrophes.
Skypull 2013
TI
formation
[ Electricity, Energy efficiency, Engineering, Resource efficiency ] Drone & flight, Wind energy
Skypull is developing an altitude wind power system based on a fully autonomous drone that captures the energy from the strong, abundant and constant altitude winds through a ground-based generator. Skypull has proprietary, high-efficiency and resilient airframe that makes it more deployable and versatile than its competitors.
Soobr 2020
BE
formation
[ Cleaning, Information technology ] Internet of Things, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Soobr AG is a technology company that is driving the digitalization of the cleaning industry. Our product enables to clean in the right place at the right time. To reduce costs, improve quality and increase transparency. Based on real time data and artificial intelligence.
Space4Impact 2021
VD
formation
[ Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Space4Impact wants to maximize the positive impact of Space technologies on Earth by linking New Space companies to non-space markets. The goal is to internationally boost the growing New Space Economy in line with the UN SDGs. It created a digital ecosystem platform to help corporates, investors and organisations, who want to integrate disruptive solutions, innovate and accelerate their impact sustainably by learning, conducting open innovation challenges and initiating pilot projects with startups and News Space companies.
SquareFactory (previously csquare) 2021
VD
formation
[ Financing and financial services ] IT data usage
SquareFactory will offer a full end-to-end MLOps platform for training, deploying, and hosting AI models cost-effectively, at scale, as well as consulting and development services to help businesses to efficiently implement AI solutions and help them transition to the new era.
Swiss-9 2011
BE
formation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy efficiency ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
SwiSS-9, GmbH is in business of development, production and commercialization of surface functionalization products.
sun2wheel 2020
LU
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity grids & flexibility, Energy storage, Mobility & Fleet management ] e-vehicle charging, IT Software
The intelligent storage and charging system for the electromobility of the future The number of electric vehicles is increasing rapidly - and so is the need for charging facilities. At sun2wheel, we don't just want to charge electric vehicles, we want to fully exploit their potential, e.g. bidirectional use. Because the battery in the vehicles makes it possible to optimise your entire self-consumption and revolutionise the energy future.
SWISS BLUE ENERGY 2012
AG
formation
[ Electricity, Electricity efficiency, Energy Production ] Geothermal energy, Hydro energy (small scale), Renewable technologies, Solarthermal energy
Swiss Blue Energy develops the Thermo-Magnetic Motor (TMM) - an innovative technology for the generation of zero-emission baseload electricity out of extra-low temperature heat. Our products will substantially contribute to a sustainable future electricity supply.
Swisspod Technologies 2019
VS
formation
[ Rail transport, Road vehicles and transport ] Battery, Renewable technologies
Building the next mode of transportation: Hyperloop With a virtually non-existent environmental footprint, our vision of the Hyperloop has limitless potential to enrich our lives as well as our planet.
SWOXID 2021
VD
formation
[ Water Management ] Filters & Membranes, Renewable technologies
SWOXID developed a gravitational solar-thermal water purifier, which filters and sterilizes contaminated water with sunlight. It does not require electricity, nor dosage of chemical agents to provide the sterilization effect. The technology is based on an innovative nanoporous aerogel composite membrane which - upon solar irradiation - is able to render contaminated water safe by removing and inactivating infectious disease-causing biological agents such as bacteria, viruses, protozoa and worms.
terrabiom 2019
ZH
formation
[ Farming & agriculture ] Bio technologies
Terrabiom is on a mission to create sustainable agriculture and community through nature, by improving soil with microbiobes
uzufly 2020
VD
formation
Drone & flight, IT Software
Uzufly, based at the EPFL Innovation park, generates 2D and 3D digital models with its drones. These models will be used by project owners and the various technical trades. This innovation allows optimal planning of a construction project. Uzufly uses the latest drones on the market to cover buildings to entire cities.
Zarawind 2017
ZH
formation
[ Electricity ] Wind energy
Our Lighter-Than-Air wind power system is designed compact, cost-effective and eco-friendly to be used in remote off-grid locations. For the installation of the wind power system at that altitude, the use of a buoyant gas aerostat allows the user to carry an electrical generator
ZeroGeo Energy 2022
ZG
formation
[ Energy Production ] Geothermal energy
European geothermal development and project management company with great experience in geothermal technologies
AI Retailer Systems 2019
BE
formation
[ Trade and Retail ] Automated or self driving, IT network, Smartcity
Our deep tech turns points-of-sale (POS) into Autonomous Store with a superior shopping experience that makes people come back. Our promise to retailers is a solution with minimal POS retrofitting & highest accuracy.
alphornventures 2022
TG
formation
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Financing and financial services, Food production & retail ] food tech
Alphorn Venture Partners is a global growth equity food tech company that combines the advantages of PE stability and VC growth to enable food tech innovators to develop breakthrough technologies. This is to be achieved through "the Forge". A scale-up space and innovation center in the north of Zurich, Switzerland.
Borobotics 2023
ZH
formation
[ Engineering ] Robotic
The team at Borobotics has developed an autonomomous compact drilling robot which can be used to extract geothermal energy. The main advantages of using their borerobot "Grabowski" are, that it is cheaper and more environmentally friendly than previous drilling methods. In addition the robot is more compact. This way drilling can also be carried out in places where this was not possible before.
BTRY 2023
ZH
formation
[ Energy storage ] Battery
With their reliable solid-state Li-ion battery, which can be charged in one minute, BTRY tries to revolutionize the energy storage industry. By stacking their thin shape thin-film solid-state batteries on top of eachother fast charging and high energy storage tailored to meet the customers needs are enabled. BTRYs innovative vacuum manufacturing process is better for the planet because it is completly solvent-free
Caminada Energy Technologies 2008
AG
formation
[ Energy efficiency ]
The environmentally friendly vegetable oil (Pöl) burner makes your oil heating CO2 neutral. Manly used oil should be used.
Circular Food Solutions 2020
SG
formation
[ Food production & retail ] food tech
They developed an innovative upcycling technology to recover proteins & fibers from food side streams and to create healthy & unique food products.
Clesana 2015
SG
formation
[ Waste & recycling, Water Management ] Enabling technologies
The Clesana toilet does not require a single drop of water. Also no chemicals or other pollutants, which are used in other camper toilets and pollute the environment. The Clesana toilet seals all waste after each use, odourless and leakproof. Through this consistent waterless solution we protect rivers, lakes and seas from unnecessary pollution.
cluster food & nutrition 2022
FR
formation
[ Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail ] Low technology
The Food & Nutrition Cluster is an association that has been active in the food sector since 2015. As a networking and intermediary platform at regional and national level, the Food & Nutrition Cluster aims to strengthen cooperation between the various players in the food ecosystem and support them in their innovation efforts. It combines food processing expertise with know-how on nutrition, health and new technologies, always taking into account sustainability and the principle of the circular economy. More than 80 members and partners from the food, agriculture, packaging and distribution sectors, as well as research and educational institutions, the public sector and trade associations are currently part of the Food & Nutrition Cluster network.
Croply 2020
SZ
formation
[ Trade and Retail, Transport & logistics of goods ] Internet of Things, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Our goal is to empower farmers, food businesses, and local communities around the world with the tools required to develop more sustainable practices, working towards circular economies that can provide viable futures for everyone, everywhere. Our work focuses primarily on open access systems, built to dismantle the inequality that is present in such an economy driven industry.
duramon 2021

formation
[ Construction of infrastructure (roads, bridges ..) ] Sensors
Structural health corrosion monitoring solutions. To build and maintain smarter, cost-effective, safer, and more sustainably. Our solution is an embeddable multifunctional sensors in selected representative locations in concrete structures.
eMobilityLab 2021
BE
formation
[ Road vehicles and transport ] e-car, e-mobility, e-vehicle charging
Advice and transfer of practical knowledge in the areas of electromobility and charging infrastructure
Enerphy Suisse 2022
ZH
formation
[ Energy management solutions ] IT blockchain or algorithms, Smartcity, Smarthome & building
Installation of renewable energy, mainly solar systems. Service from initial consultation and design, to construction and maintenance.
Enlightware 2017
ZH
formation
[ Games ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Video and Film
Empowering Humans at the Age of Artificial Intelligence. We pursue the mission to foster autonomy, creativity and collaboration skills of each individual through digital products. For more information, read our social impact description.
Epios 2021
GE
formation
[ Healthcare ] Sensors, Smart device, Wearable devices or apps
The Epios system comprises a series of thin leads incorporating sensing electrodes and a miniature implant, inserted beneath the skin. The neural signals are wirelessly transmitted to an external receiver held in place on the skin directly over the implant with a magnet, and from there are conveyed to a wearable data processor and are finally securely stored in the Epios Cloud.
Flatev 2012
ZH
formation
[ Engineering, Food production & retail ] food tech, Robotic
Flatev describes itself as a Nespresso machine for flatbreads. The Flatev dough-pods are filled with nothing but natural, whole ingredients, made with the body and brain in mind.
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