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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
CitizenBees 2013 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail ] Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
NE CitizenBees is an eco-responsible company that develops a ready-to-use beekeeper service to house, on the roofs of companies and communities, technological and urban hives in order to participate in the protection of bees, essential pollinating insects.
CityMobiS 2018 Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Information technology, Mobility & Fleet management ] IT network
The project leads to the creation of two tools for Swiss roads: a web application allowing to consult in real time the state of the pavement according to the data collected by the sensors installed in the vehicles a mobile application for visual observation of the terrain to document and record road defects
CLARA Swiss Tech 2015 Transport & Mobility [ Road transport ] e-bike, Wearable devices or apps
TI Urban traffic is a constant danger for cyclists, particularly in low light conditions. Every day, cyclists around the world are involved in accidents caused by the lack of attention from other road users. CLARA is the revolutionary smart jacket that thanks to the integration of directional arrows and braking sensors increases the visibility of the cyclists and makes their movements safer
Cleanea 2008 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Cleaning, Resource efficiency ] Physical & chemical & nano 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.
CleanFIZZ 2011 Construction & buildings, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Construction of buildings, Resource efficiency, Resource sufficiency, Waste & recycling ] Hydro energy (small scale), Photovoltaics, Physical & chemical & nano technologies, Renewable technologies
GE CleanFizz SA is the world leader in Intelligent Active Self-Cleaning solar and glass surfaces. Innovative technology based on electrostatic waves to clean dust off surfaces. The company's main objective is to make the cleantech world cleaner than ever.
Clemap 2017 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity ] Smarthome & building
ZH Energy monitoring and disaggregation sensor for housholdes. Disaggregation service for electricity providers. The products helps to use electric tools more efficiently.
CLEVERON 2017 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy management solutions ] Smarthome & building
BE CLEVERON is a Swiss Startup that invented an intelligent heating system for radiators, in order to regulate the temperature in your building optimally. We combine technology and ecology with the objective of reducing our CO2 and saving energy in a simple and economical way.
Climate Factory 2008 Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity ] Low technology, Renewable technologies
BE Climate Factory is active since 2014 and provides energy services in the field of Guarantees of Orgin and CO2-certificates.
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.
ClimateRe 2015 Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management Low technology
ZG ClimateRe promotes and facilitates agricultural insurance and improved community-based projects to stregthen climate resilience of farmers.
Climate services 2013 Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction [ Environmental monitoring ] Climate technologies
FR Climate Services offers tools and support to help companties and other organizations to manage risk and identify opportunities related to climate change. The company owns the online www.CO2-Platform.ch to quantify CO2 emissions and identify the most attractif projects.
Climeworks 2009 Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction Climate technologies
ZH CO2 storage system for renewable energy production.
Coat-X SA 2016 Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) Physical & chemical & nano technologies
NE Coat-X provides unique solutions for protecting high value-added components against moisture penetration and corrosion.
Codecheck 2012 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] IT data usage, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
ZH Codecheck is an online product guide that helps critical consumers and consumers in their purchasing decisions. Through Codecheck.info, consumers receive 65 million free-of-charge independent expert information and evaluations on currently 95,000 products (mainly food and cosmetics).
cofoundme 2017 Communication, Media, Education or Games IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
ZG cofoundme is the biggest matching platform for startup jobs in Switzerland. We enable entrepreneurs to find cofounders for their projects and startups to recruit staff. You’re looking for a job in the Startup ecosystem, you’re at the right place!
Collect Id 2018 Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Information technology ] Geophysical & technical, IT blockchain or algorithms
SG collectID is a product authentication ecosystem allowing users to easily authenticate and trade products by simply tapping their smartphone on the item.
CombaGroup 2013 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail ] Resource saving agricultural technologies
VD CombaGroup is an award-winning Swiss agro-tech company that provides innovative farming solutions in mobile aeroponics. Our patented technology greatly reduces water consumption and contamination risks while offering maximum productivity per square meter. Our efficient and mechanised irrigation and spacing systems produce clean, fresh and pesticide-free lettuce and aromatic plants all year round.
CompPair 2019 Construction & buildings Physical & chemical & nano technologies
VD CompPair is a forthcoming university spin-off solving damage issues for the composite materials industry. They develop the next generation of smart and sustainable material products to overcome damages.The new materials enable repeated damage healing after a moderate heat trigger. Their technology is the first competitive one with extremely high commercial potential in terms of multiple repair ability and recycling, while preserving mechanical properties, cost and processing methods as in many industrial systems. By extending their product portfolio to other fibres and resins, they have the ability to disrupt the industry; bringing repair and recycling functionalities to composites while matching current requirements.
CO-OBJECTIVES 21 2017 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Low technology
GE Supporting Businesses and Communities of Switzerland in optimizing their performance ENVIRONMENTAL material in waste management and reduction of costs associated with it. To propose innovative solutions.
CoolTEC 2007 Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Electricity, Energy efficiency, Resource efficiency ] Heating in buildings, Photovoltaics, Solarthermal energy
VD Low-cost solutions for high energy efficiency. CoolTec help to find the best solution for you in the field of renewable energy , like solar panels for heat or power production. KnowHow about Thermal DrainBack Systems.
Cormo 2013 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Waste & recycling ] Bio technologies, Material & Products based on biomass
BE Cormo AG offers new sustainable solutions from Corn. The company developed and patented the process for turning corn-field waste into a 100% sustainable peat moss substitute (TEFA) for the agricultural industry and foam products (BABS) for material science use such as air filters.
Cortexia 2016 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] IT data usage, Smartcity, Smart device
FR Cortexia's solution allows the cities to monitor urban littering, improving the city's cleanliness while reducing cleansing costs. Our intelligent vision measurement systems provide an objective measurement and detailed mapping of urban litter. Mobile cameras recognise and map the littering according to categories in the whole city and compute a cleanliness index.
CPD-Swiss 2012 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Waste & recycling ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Renewable technologies
AG Production of bio-diesel from biomass, old oil and household waste.
CTU Clean Technology Universe 2010 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Resource efficiency, Waste & recycling ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Synthetic fuels (e.g. power to liquid)
ZH Waste treatment with Responsibility and Value Recovery
CyanoGuard 2016 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Engineering, Healthcare ] Bio technologies, New chemical materials
ZH CyanoGuard AG is a chemical technology company with innovative solutions for the detection of cyanide in water, food extracts and blood samples.
CycloCity 2010 Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Transport & Mobility [ Engineering, Resource efficiency ] e-bike, e-mobility
VD An eco-utility vehicle 100% clean for the service of your business
Cymmersion 2016 Communication, Media, Education or Games [ Information technology ] Gamification, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
AG Our main focus is on the development of immersive applications, especially Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality.
Daphne Technology 2017 Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction [ Maritime and waterways transport, Transport & logisticsof goods ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
VD Daphne Technology SA is developing a catalyst-free scrubber technology to help the petrochemical, power and transportation industries to reduce air emissions to the levels required by international and national regulations. Daphne Technology’s patented nanotechnology based solutions can be miniaturized and is especially well-suited to meet the requirements of marine vessels.
dashcom 2016 Construction & buildings [ Building technology ] Smarthome & building
FR Our hardware and software solutions are made possible thanks to our big data experts and highly skilled data scientists who provide complex predictive and deep learning algorithms. For this reason, dashcom works with system providers and closely with partners, such as Scigility Ltd, a leading big data solution player in Switzerland in the areas of large-scale information systems and real time streaming solutions. Our solutions use various hardware technologies such as ibeacon or eddystone sensors as well as NFC readers and other geofencing marketing devices to improve the use of resources, like meeting rooms etc.
Daxtro Swiss International Engineering Company 2000 Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Electricity, Engineering, Waste & recycling ] Enabling technologies, Hydro energy, Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies, Wind energy
TI Daxtro Swiss International Engineering Company S.A.R.L.® is a Cleantech Swiss company dedicated to developing, manufacturing, distributing and installing products relating to the environmental sector. They have three divisions: DAXTRO WATERS: Specialized in the field of water purification at any level (waste water treatment for municipalities and industries; also have desalination plants, filtration and drinking water systems). DAXTRO ENERGY: Leader in the field of renewable energy generation (Photovoltaic plants & Eolic systems). DAXTRO TECHNOLOGY: Promotes and commercialize high-tech products for Industrial Applications.
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