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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
washo 2022
[ Cleaning ]
Washo is the environmentally friendly alternative to conventional detergents: Ecologically clean, practical and pre-dosed.
Smixin 2009
[ Resource efficiency ] Internet of Things, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
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.
Wildbiene + Partner 2013
[ 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.
Wild Foods 2020
[ Food production & retail ] food tech
Vegan alternative to salmon from smoked organic carrots. Plant-Based from the Bernese Oberland.
Circulago (WWZ) 2016
[ Electricity, Energy Production ] Cooling technology, Heat Exchanger, Heating in buildings
Circulago is a WWZ AG project for the supply of Zug and Baar-Süd with environmentally friendly heating and cooling energy. It is obtained from the water of the Zugersee.
Xilva 2021
[ climate carbon removal, Forestry ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Xilva is a digital platform where one can invest in regenerative forests. Sourcing, screening and funding are all part of the process through which Xilva enables the support of forest projects all around the globe.
Xperience GmbH (snowXpark) 2008
[ Sport ] e-mobility
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.
yamo 2016
[ Food production & retail ] Bio technologies, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Ecological, healthy baby food sterilized with a new pressure method to keep vitamines, color etc.
Yeastup 2020
[ Food production & retail ] Waste recovery, recycling and re-use
Yeastup gives spent brewer's yeast a second life through the production of high-quality ingredients that promote human health and well-being while contributing to the circular economy.
Yoordi 2021
[ Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Wearable devices or apps
Digital self-ordering solution: Yoordi's web app can be used to digitally handle ordering and payment services at events with multiple food and beverage providers.
Yuxi 2022
[ Energy efficiency ] Enabling technologies, IT data usage, IT Software
Yuxi leverages data from Building Management Systems to optimize the building's energy consumption and indoor quality.
Zélo 2021
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Trade and Retail ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Zélo is a zero-waste supermarket that offers a home delivery service by cargo bike, with the particularity that all products are delivered with the “zero waste” concept, i.e., packed in reusable containers.
Zum guten Heinrich 2020
[ Catering, Food production & retail, Restaurants ] Low technology
Sustainable catering delivered by Food-Bike fight Food-Wast; uses high quality and shapeless fruit and vegetables that cannot be sold - because they are not of the standard size. This reduces the amount of fruit and vegetables that remain in the fields with the farmers or end up in the biogas plant.
Zurich Soft Robotics 2022
[ Building technology, Energy Production ] Photovoltaics
Zurich Soft Robotics produces a novel adaptive solar façade named Solskin. It increases photovoltaic energy production compared to conventional methods. Furthermore, the façade offers additional solar protection through AI-controlled shading.
Zwartekoffie 2023
food tech
Zwartekoffie partners directly with coffee farmers in Costa Rica and Uganda, ensuring fair pay and sustainable practices without intermediaries. This direct trade model guarantees 100% traceability and transparency, providing a fair and high-quality coffee experience from bean to cup.
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