Search Database

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
validation
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 2011
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 is a Swiss based company developing innovations to promote the solar industry. CleanFizz S.A. has developed an innovative solution “Integrated ElectroDynamic Cleaning” to revolutionize the solar panel industry with an entirely new self-cleaning method based on electrostatic waves.
CleanGreens 2013
VD
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail ] 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.
Clean Motion 2019
VD
validation
Health & House & Body Care
CleanMotion has developed a door handle that automatically disinfects itself after each use, to improve hygiene in high-traffic areas.
ClearSpace 2018
VD
growth
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Prevention of or protection from technical risks ]
ClearSpace develops in-orbit service missions to enable a vibrant, resilient, and sustainable space industry.
Clemap 2017
ZH
growth
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 2017
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.
Carbon Removed (Climacrux) 2020
LU
growth
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction Carbon capture and storage, Climate technologies
Helps individuals to become carbon neutral and climate friendly by compensating their carbon footprint through carbon dioxide removal from the atmosphere.
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
ZH
validation
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management Low technology
ClimateRe promotes and facilitates innovative risk management approaches and develops appropriate insurance solutions to strengthen the resilience of climate-vulnerable communities.
Climate services 2013
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 2009
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 2016
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.
Codingmind AG 2020
ZH
validation
Construction & buildings [ Building technology ] IT Software
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 2018
BE
formation
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.
collaboratio helvetica 2017
BE
growth
Behavioural change [ Unknown ]
We create spaces for dialogue, new ways of collaboration and the collective development of approaches to shaping the Switzerland of tomorrow –built on ecological responsibility, humanity and the common good.
CompPair 2020
VD
validation
Construction & buildings [ Airplanes & transport, Construction of infrastructure (roads, bridges ..), Maritime and waterways transport, Rail 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.
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.
Cook Eat 2021
ZH
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail, Healthcare ] Communication, Low technology
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.
Corintis 2022
VD
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy efficiency, Heating and cooling energy ] Cooling technology
We are a provider of breakthrough semiconductor cooling solutions. Our solution utilizes a network of microscopically small cooling channels embedded inside the chip, which enables us to extract 10 times more heat compared to the current leading market alternatives, and extract this heat over 50x more energy efficiently. This enables the powerful integrated circuits of the future to break thermal limitations in a sustainable manner.
Correntics 2021
ZH
formation
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Maritime and waterways transport ]
With our data-driven approach and a deep understanding of risk, we help our clients to future-proof their supply chains and improve their resilience in the face of climate change and emerging risks while ensuring the sustainability of business activities.
Cortexia 2016
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
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy storage ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies, Storage other than batteries
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.
CyanoGuard 2016
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.
Cymmersion 2016
AG
stagnant
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 2017
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 2016
FR
growth
Construction & buildings [ Building technology ] Smarthome & building
dashcom is a Swiss company, providing solutions at the cutting edge of technology. Our success drivers are; the user experience, the state-of-the-art technology and the data science for the benefits of the users.
Decentlab GmbH 2008
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 2008
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.
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