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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
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 [ 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
[ 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
[ 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
[ 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.
velocorner 2016
FR
established
[ Bike, E-Bike, Trade and Retail ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
The biggest online market place in switzerland for bikes, e-bikes and bike equipment. Specialized as well as private dealers can sell their products on the platform. Since January 2023 the TCS ist the majority stakeholder and velocorner has been integrated into the TCS world.
Energie Zukunft Schweiz 2006
BS
established
[ Electricity efficiency, Electricity grids & flexibility, Energy efficiency, Energy management solutions, Energy storage ] Battery, e-mobility, e-vehicle charging, Heating in buildings, Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies, Smartcity, Smart device, Smartgrid, Smarthome & building, Solarthermal energy
As one of the driving forces we are commited to a sustainable energy future in Switzerland.
Verity 2014
ZH
established
Transport & Mobility [ Transport & logistics of goods ] Drone & flight
Autonomous Inventory Tracking Powered by Self-Flying Drones. Optimize your supply chain & create a zero-error warehouse!
viboo 2022
ZH
[ Building technology, Heating and cooling energy ] IT Software
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 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 [ 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
[ 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
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.
washo 2022
ZG
validation
[ Cleaning ]
Washo is the environmentally friendly alternative to conventional detergents: Ecologically clean, practical and pre-dosed.
Smixin 2009
BE
established
[ 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
ZH
established
[ 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
BE
growth
[ Food production & retail ] food tech
Vegan alternative to salmon from smoked organic carrots. Plant-Based from the Bernese Oberland.
Circulago (WWZ) 2016
ZG
validation
[ 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
ZH
validation
[ 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
OW
stagnant
[ 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
ZG
growth
[ 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
AG
[ 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
ZH
validation
[ 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
ZH
validation
[ 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
VD
growth
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.
Zerofy 2022

formation
IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Zerofy helps you measure your household’s carbon emissions in real-time and drive them towards zero. Then reduce carbon emissions by switching to low carbon energy and products.
Zum guten Heinrich 2020
ZH
stagnant
[ 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
ZH
formation
[ 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.
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