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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
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
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.
Decentlab GmbH 2008 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management enabling technologies
ZH Decentlab GmbH has developed a measurement and monitoring system that delivers data to the computer without cabling. Data on the condition of bridges or trees, for example.
Decision Trees 2008 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency, Information technology ] Hydro energy, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies
SG Decision Trees GmbH (DTrees) is a professional consulting and software company for the introduction of innovative stochastic optimization models in the energy industry. The Software (DT.Energy Suite is for optimizing renewable energy production, virtual power plants)
DEPsys 2012 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity, Energy efficiency ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Renewable technologies, Smartgrid
VD Platform for managing renewable energy on the grid; monitoring, controlling and optimizing the low-voltage distribution grid. DEPsys provides evolutive solutions enabling traditional low-voltage electricity networks to cope with the new constraints of decentralized production from renewable energy
Designergy 2011 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Construction of buildings, Electricity ] Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies
GR Designergy operates in the construction sector since 2011. It developed a unique and innovative idea for building roofs, consisting in a modular system with excellent thermal insulation and complete water tightness all integrated with photovoltaic (PV).
Designwerk 2009 Transport & Mobility [ Engineering, Information technology ] e-car, e-mobility, E-vehicle charging
ZH Designwerk sells charging stations (mobile and fix) and specialized in the development of vehicle and truck systems and battery. On clients behalf, they develop complete systems from the study to the prototype with regard to mechanics, electronics, software.
dhp technology 2015 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Construction of infrastructure (roads, bridges ..), Electricity, Energy efficiency ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Photovoltaics
GR dhp created HORIZON which is a solar folding roof system which turn parking lots and logistics areas into electric power plants. HORIZON unfolds when the sun shines and automatically retracts into a storage unit afterwards.
digitalSTROM 2008 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency ] enabling technologies, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, lighting, Smarthome & building
ZH digitalSTROM AG offers a Smart Home Technology for every home connecting all electronic systems for optimizing use. Its application is intuitive and easy to install, the technology communicates via the existing power lines and networks all electronic devices and well as broad-band devices.
Distran GmbH 2013 Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Natural hazards & catastrophe prevention & protection, Resource efficiency ] Acoustic materials & technologies e.g. noise, vibration mitigation, Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
ZH Distran is a spin-off from the Autonomous System Lab, ETH Zurich, developing advanced acoustic sensors for industrial applications. Distran's goal is to reduce risks for industrial workers and the environmental impact of the industry through the use of sound sensing and technology.
Dokspot 2014 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ]
ZH Dokspot allows manufacturers to manage and distribute their product instructions online. Our platform provides instructions at the right time, for the right product, in the right language, and in the right version. We enable manufacturers to reduce their CO₂ footprint, simplify their operations, and increase their profit margins, all the while making life easier for the end-user.
droople 2017
DSPlus 2003 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Electricity efficiency ] enabling technologies, lighting
VS DSPlus designs, develops and markets electronic light dimmers that integrate into public lighting systems. Thus contributes to reducing energy consumption and light pollution. DSPlus is a Swiss high-tech company, founded in 2004 as a spin-off of HES-SO Valais.
E4tech 2001 Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Electricity ] low technology
VD E4tech helps clarify and simplify complex and uncertain situations, so you can achieve solutions that are technologically, economically and environmentally sound.
eaternity 2014 Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis, Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
ZH Eaternity has developed innovative software for private and professional use. It is based on an easy to understand and yearly reviewed live cycle analysis (LCA-database. This is currently the largest and most comprehensive database for carrying out environmental calculations for menus. With Eaternity, we offer everyone the opportunity to make a sustainable choice when selecting their everyday food.
eCarUp 2017 Transport & Mobility [ Services pooling ] e-car, e-mobility, E-vehicle charging, smartcity
ZG With our solution, we maximise returns from under-utilised charging stations for electric cars at offices, hotels, retail centres or apartment complexes – and transform payments with our intuitive app.
ECHOJAZZ 2015 Construction & buildings [ Waste & recycling ] Acoustic materials & technologies e.g. noise, vibration mitigation, new chemical materials
LU We provide high performance acoustic absorbers for offices, retail, restaurants, hotels, gyms, pools etc. to improve speech intelligibility, wellbeing, concentration and performance.
ecocoach 2010 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy efficiency ] Electric batteries, e-mobility, Photovoltaics, Smartgrid, Smarthome & building
SZ App for smart home automation managing PV
Ecorecyclage 2004 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Electricity, Waste & recycling ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Renewable technologies
VD Ecorecyclage SA, is mainly active in the treatment of food and plant waste and produces biogas directly injected into the natural gas distribution network of the Holdigaz group.
Ecorobotix 2011 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Forestry ] Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data, Photovoltaics
VD Autonomous robot weeder using artificial intelligence. What is new is a lightweight, solar-powered machine using artificial intelligence to recognize plants and spray only the weeds, thus reducing strongly the quantity of herbicide compared to standard spraying machines, resulting in both economical and ecological benefits.
Ecosapin 2012 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Forestry ] low technology
VD EcoSapin delivers a Christmas tree in a pot for Christmas. After the end of the year holidays, the professionals of the company come to recover the tree which is then brought back to nature or the tree nursery.
Ecospeed 2002 Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Energy efficiency, Resource efficiency ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
ZH ECOSPEED provides web-based software solutions and consulting services for the energy and climate accounting of public authorities, companies and private individuals. Since 2002 they develop Software programs for energy balance, energy efficiency, and energy use.
e-covoiturage.ch 2005 Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management ] e-mobility
VD The e-covoiturage.ch association aims to put users in contact with each other, in order to develop carpooling as an alternative way of transport. The association is non-profit and exists thanks to subsidies and support of its partners. Personalized carpooling solutions are offered to companies and administrations at the best rates. Contact us for further information about our made-to-measure service.
EcoWaste 2003 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] smartcity
VD EcoWaste SA offers a complete range of ecological products and services for optimizing the management of all types of waste.
ElectricFeel 2012 Transport & Mobility [ Information technology, Services pooling ] communication, e-mobility, enabling technologies, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
ZH ElectricFeel provides the most intelligent platform available to build, run and scale shared electric mobility systems in the urban habitat; ElectricFeel's Platform is a full solution for any shared electric mobility service (End-user Application, Management Software, Analytics Portal)
electrojoule 2017 Construction & buildings [ Construction of buildings, Energy efficiency, Engineering, Heat energy ] Geothermal energy, heating in buildings, Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies, Smarthome & building, Solarthermal energy
AG We plan, install and maintain sofisticated renewable HVAC systems für mid-sized buildings, all out of one hand, including continuous optimization.
eleki 2018 Transport & Mobility [ Electricity, Energy storage ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
None provide flexibility to the grid, by using smart charging, calculating the best charging times, sell flexibilty to DSO or swissgrid. Refund the owners of the cars
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