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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
Celeroton 2008 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy efficiency ] Enabling technologies, Geophysical & technical
ZH They develop, produce and sell ultra-high-speed electric motor-drive systems and turbo compressors, achieving speeds up to 1 million rpm. With speed they reduce volume and weight.
CRiPSI 2014 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ]
TI Plastic recycling - CRiPSI intends to collect (buy) and recycle plastic by building recycling plants all over the world.
Chimpy ( 2013 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] Electric batteries, Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Renewable technologies
ZH Solar power compensated battery for small electronics; Battere offers the most convenient solution for people on the go to recharge their smartphone. Users pick up a pre-charged power bank, charge their smartphone on the go and return the power bank at any other point of sale. Available at 1000 PoS
Choba Choba 2015 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Low technology
BE A chocolate brand in which farmers no longer are mere raw material suppliers. Instead, they have a direct stake in the company and its success.
CitizenBees 2013 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Environmental monitoring, Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail, Hotel ] 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 [ Functional clothes, Healthcare, Road transport, Sport ] e-bike, LED, 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 to quantify CO2 emissions and identify the most attractif projects.
Climeworks 2009 Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction Climate technologies
ZH Climeworks captures CO2 from air with the world’s first commercial carbon removal technology. Their direct air capture plants remove CO2 from the atmosphere to supply to customers and to unlock a negative emissions future.
CLOsac 2015 Health & House & Body Care [ Healthcare ] Low technology
SG Development of waterless, mobile toilets: Rollac 1.0 enables effective water protection - without great effort.
CO2 POWER 2018 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] Carbon capture and storage, Geothermal energy
ZH Construction and management of geothermal plants with CO2 and storage of CO2 underground.
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, 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.
Cook Eat 2019 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail, Healthcare ] Communication, Low technology
ZH Cook Eat mediates home-cooked food from private to private on the online community marketplace. It closes the gap between expensive restaurants and time-consuming self-catering. Wherever our members register, culinary diversity is created around the clock.
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.
Cowa Thermal Solutions 2019 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy storage ] Energy storage other than batteries, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
LU Wir entwickeln kompakte thermische Energiespeicher basierend auf Phasenwechselmaterialien für die Gebäudetechnik und für industrielle Anlagen. Unsere Technologie lässt sich ideal mit erneuerbaren Energiequellen kombinieren und erhöht deren Eigenverbrauch, in dem Angebot und Nachfrage von Energie durch unsere Speicher gekoppelt werden. COWA-Caps erhöhen die Speicherkapazität von Wasser basierten thermischen Speichern durch Ausnutzung von Schmelz- und Erstarrungsvorgängen des Füllmateriales (Phasenwechselmaterial PCM). Die mit PCM gefüllten COWA-Caps können einfach in bestehende oder neue Warmwasser-, Puffer- oder Kältespeicher eingebracht werden. Durch die Wahl des PCM kann die Speichertemperatur ideal auf die Anwendung angepasst werden.
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