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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).

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Company Name Founding year Canton Phase Areas of Activity [Subareas] Technology
CLARA Swiss Tech 2015
TI
formation
Transport & Mobility [ Functional clothes, Healthcare, Road vehicles and transport, Sport ] e-bike, LED, Wearable devices or apps
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.
CleanFIZZ 2017
GE
growth
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
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.
CleanGreens 2020
VD
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail ] Resource saving agricultural technologies
CleanGreens (previously 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.
Clemap 2020
ZH
validation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity ] Smarthome & building
Energy monitoring and disaggregation sensor for housholdes. Disaggregation service for electricity providers. The products helps to use electric tools more efficiently.
CLEVERON 2020
BE
validation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy management solutions ] Smarthome & building
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.
ClimatePlace 2009
VD
growth
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Service pooling ] Climate technologies, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
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
ZG
formation
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management Low technology
ClimateRe promotes and facilitates agricultural insurance and improved community-based projects to stregthen climate resilience of farmers.
Climate services 2020
FR
growth
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction [ Environmental monitoring ] Climate technologies
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 2020
ZH
growth
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction Climate technologies
Climeworks develops, builds and operates direct air capture machines. With our technology we capture carbon dioxide directly from the air. The air-captured carbon dioxide can either be recycled and used as a raw material, or completely removed from the air by safely storing it. Our machines consist of modular CO₂ collectors that can be stacked to build machines of any size. Climeworks direct air capture machines are powered solely by renewable energy or energy-from-waste.
Coat-X SA 2019
NE
validation
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Coat-X provides unique solutions for protecting high value-added components against moisture penetration and corrosion.
COCOBOARDS 2019
BE
validation
Construction & buildings, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Building technology, Resource efficiency ]
Cocoboards is a novel, complete natural product, designed in Switzerland and manufactured in the Philippines. It allows to transform agricultural byproducts into sustainable and affordable bio-based materials, replace wood-based panels in the furniture and construction industry, make sustainability available and affordable to everyone, and integrate the local rural communities in the value chain.
Codingmind AG 2020
ZH
formation
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis IT data usage
Coding Mind AG develops and programs solutions for a more efficient, resource-saving and customer-friendly marketing of real estate. In addition to SAM - the world's first inspection robot for the real estate industry, Coding Mind also offers products such as REMOTELY360°, which adds new functions to existing 360° tours, exploiting the full potential for digital inspections in a scalable way.
co-kitchen 2020
BE
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry, Health & House & Body Care [ Food production & retail ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Co-kitchen began as a small vegan gastronomy business offering caterings,workshops and event organization based in Bern, Switzerland. Through these experiences, Kremena, the founder of co-kitchen, realized her passion lies in inspiring and empowering people to take charge of their home kitchens by cooking everyday meals which are healthy for themselves, other beings and the planet as a whole.
CompPair 2020
VD
validation
Construction & buildings [ Airplanes & transport, Maritime and waterways transport, Rail transport, Road vehicles and transport, Sport, Waste & recycling ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
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.
ConceptIris 2020
LU
formation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail, Recreation, Waste & recycling ] Low technology
They developed and created the best and most convenient reusable cup.
NEEO 2020
SO
established
Communication, Media, Education or Games, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Games, Heating and cooling energy, Information technology, Media, Service pooling ] Communication, Enabling technologies, Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Heating in buildings, Lighting, Smart device, Smarthome & building
NEEO is a smart system that lets you control all your devices from one place and even knows who you are when you pick it up. There are two parts to NEEO, the brain and the remote. The brain communicates with your devices and the remote allows instant control. These two devices are new thinking both in design and technology. To manage your home you can use the NEEO app on your smartphone and for the ultimate experience use the NEEO remote.
CO-OBJECTIFS 21 2017
GE
validation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Low technology
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.
Cortexia 2020
FR
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Cleaning, Waste & recycling ] IT data usage, Smartcity, Smart device
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.
Cowa Thermal Solutions 2019
LU
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy storage ] Energy storage other than batteries, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
We develop compact thermal energy storage systems based on phase change materials for building services engineering and industrial plants. Our technology can be ideally combined with renewable energy sources and increases their own consumption by linking supply and demand of energy through our storage systems. COWA-Caps increase the storage capacity of water-based thermal energy storage systems by exploiting the melting and solidification processes of the filling material (phase change material PCM). COWA-Caps filled with PCM can be easily inserted into existing or new hot water, buffer or cold storage tanks. By selecting the PCM, the storage tank temperature can be ideally adapted to the application.
CPD-Swiss 2018
AG
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Waste & recycling ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Renewable technologies
Production of bio-diesel from biomass, old oil and household waste.
CyanoGuard 2020
ZH
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Engineering, Environmental monitoring, Food production & retail, Healthcare, Prevention of or protection from technical risks, Resource efficiency ] Bio technologies, New chemical materials
CyanoGuard AG is a chemical technology company with innovative solutions for the detection of cyanide in water, food extracts and blood samples. Participation: CyanoGuard AG is a chemical technology company with innovative solutions for the detection of cyanide in water, food extracts and blood samples.
Cymmersion 2020
AG
growth
Communication, Media, Education or Games [ Information technology ] Gamification, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Our main focus is on the development of immersive applications, especially Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality.
Daphne Technology 2020
VD
validation
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Maritime and waterways transport, Transport & logisticsof goods ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
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 2018
FR
growth
Construction & buildings [ Building technology ] Smarthome & building
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.
Decentlab GmbH 2019
ZH
established
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Construction & buildings, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Food, Farming or Forestry, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas), Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ air quality, Building technology, Energy efficiency, Environmental monitoring, Farming & agriculture, Water Management ] Enabling technologies
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. Participation: Decentlab is a Swiss company providing wireless sensor devices and services for distributed, cost-effective monitoring solutions. The sensor devices communicate wirelessly over LoRaWAN® and are designed for ultra low power consumption, capable of operating on batteries for several years. The devices are built for industrial applications and are ready to be deployed in any harsh indoor or outdoor environment. The service framework provides convenient access to measurement data and enables seaml
Decision Trees 2019
SG
growth
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency, Information technology ] Hydro energy, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies
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)
DePoly 2020
VS
formation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
DePoly has developed a novel solution allowing the chemical recycling of PET plastic. They won the venture competition in 2019 and are in the process of founding.
DEPsys 2020
VD
established
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity, Electricity grids & flexibility, Energy efficiency ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Internet of Things, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Renewable technologies, Smartgrid
DEPsys is a leading Swiss technology company establishing thought leadership in the energy market. It provides evolutive solutions based on GridEye platform enabling traditional power distribution networks to cope with the new constraints of decentralized production from renewable energy sources, such as photovoltaic systems and electromobility technologies. GridEye provides an innovative technology solution for distribution system operators (DSO). Uniquely positioned with its deployment simplicity, it is the only solution that can make a grid smart in ONE day, avoiding all installation hassles with true plug & play functionality.
Designwerk Products 2020
ZH
validation
Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management, Road vehicles and transport ] e-cargo, Electric batteries, e-vehicle charging
electric trucks are a solution not an alternative. Performance, ecology and economy combined.
Designwerk Technologies 2020
ZH
established
Transport & Mobility [ Engineering, Information technology ] e-car, e-mobility, e-vehicle charging
Designwerk sells charging stations (mobile and fix) and specialized in the development of electric 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.
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