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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
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.
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
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 ] 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!
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.
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
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 ] 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 ] Unknown
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
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
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.
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, Internet of Things, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Renewable technologies, Smartgrid
VD 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. GridEye is deployed and operated by DSOs in eight countries in Europe and Asia.
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 Products 2017 Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management, Road transport ] e-cargo, Electric batteries, e-vehicle charging
ZH electric trucks are a solution not an alternative. Performance, ecology and economy combined.
Designwerk Technologies 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 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.
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, Internet of Things, 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.
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