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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
greenTEG 2009
ZH
growth
Construction & buildings, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy efficiency, Heating and cooling energy ] Heating in buildings, Internet of Things, Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data, Physical & chemical & nano technologies, Sensors
U-value, R-value, humidity, and surface temperature measurements made easy. We produce heat flux sensors as a ETH Spin off (patented technology, production in Switzerland). We developed a unique U-value measurement tool for usage by energy consultants and building physics.
PubliBike 2010
FR
established
Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency, Resource efficiency, Road vehicles and transport ] e-bike, e-mobility, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Since 2009, PubliBike has been offering bike sharing networks in several Swiss cities and is constantly expanding its offer. We take care of everything: from the development of a site concept to starting the service, including operations, customer service and network promotion... To strengthen our teams, we regularly look for creative, motivated and passionate profiles for the mobility of the future.
Sensorscope 2009
VD
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Environmental monitoring, Information technology ] IT data usage, Smart device
Sensorscope is an IT company with a strong know-how in radio communication, hardware/software engineering, and database technologies, that applies cutting-edge data collection technology to wireless monitoring.
Techsep 2009
VD
restructuring, on hold, no development
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Waste & recycling ] Filters & Membranes
The company's main objective is the development, manufacture and marketing of all products and processes relating to environmental protection, including in particular compact equipment for road water treatment, in compliance with current legislative requirements. (Treatment of roadway waters)
wy.by 2009
LU
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Information technology ] IT data usage
wy.by designs, develops and maintains one of the first European, fully web-based reservation and management solutions for the rental business of various industries. wy.by offers much more than traditional advertising sites for rental products.
Adventerra Games 2009
TI
established
Behavioural change, Communication, Media, Education or Games [ Games ] Gamification, Low technology
Adventerra Games, located in the Italian part of Switzerland, has worked for more than 10 years to create educational games designed for children of different ages on environmental topics. ​
Sensefly 2009
VD
sold but still independently active
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management Enabling technologies, Smart device
Our proven drone solutions simplify the collection and analysis of geospatial data, allowing professionals in surveying, agriculture, engineering and humanitarian aid to make better decisions, faster. senseFly was founded in 2009 and is the commercial drone subsidiary of Parrot Group.
Serbot 2009
NW
sold but still independently active
Construction & buildings, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) Photovoltaics, Robotic
SERBOT AG is a leading Swiss technology company in the field of advanced service robots and moving systems. Its innovations have achieved several rewards. Serbot develops and produces intelligent robot systems to clean sophisticated surfaces such as photovoltaic solar panels, large glass facades.
Smixin 2009
BE
established
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Resource efficiency ] Internet of Things, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Smixin – based on a mixing unit which automatically mixes water, soap and air, touch-free, started a little revolution in 2009. Because hand washing has never been more economical and hygienic.
Agile Wind Power 2010
ZH
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Electricity, Resource efficiency ] Renewable technologies, Wind energy
Agile Wind Power develops technology solutions for energy production from wind energy. It develops a vertically-rotating wind turbine which is able to reduce maintenance costs, and increase profitability and efficiency.
e-netz 2010
AG
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Electricity grids & flexibility, Energy management solutions ] Communication
e-Netz AG is an independent planning, engineering and consulting company specialising in technical and energy issues in the energy sector. e-Netz AG unites independent experts for networks, engineering and the energy industry under one roof.
ENSY 2010
GR
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Construction of infrastructure (roads, bridges ..), Electricity, Energy efficiency ] Hydro energy (small scale)
ENSY AG manifactures plans, installs and manages Drinking Water Turbines to produce electricity in small communities.
EVTEC 2010
LU
growth
Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management ] e-mobility, e-vehicle charging
EVTEC offers high speed electric car charging station with different configuration and sizes.
Grove Boats 2010
VD
established
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Transport & Mobility [ Maritime and waterways transport, Mobility & Fleet management, Waste & recycling ] Electric batteries, e-mobility, Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies
Grove Boats SA designs, builds and commercializes electro-solar and hybrid boats intended for passenger transportation, for capacities ranging from 12 to 100 passengers. Our products are designed in Switzerland, built in Europe and used throughout the world; they combine nautical know-how and solar technology. Our experienced technical team is also available for engineering and consulting mandates related to “clean navigation” and the development of prototypes. Such developments enabled us for example to recently launch the “Solar SeaCleaner”, first st “zero emission” boat to clean port and swimming areas Participation: Grove Boats SA designs, builds and commercialises electric and solar boats. Our products are designed in Switzerland, built in Europe and used throughout the world; they combine nautical know-how and solar technology. Our experienced technical team is also available for engineering and consulting mandates related to “clean navigation” and the development of “zero emission” crafts to clean port and swimming areas
Joulia 2010
BE
established
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Health & House & Body Care [ Building technology, Energy efficiency, Energy management solutions, Heating and cooling energy, Hotel, Sport ] Enabling technologies, Heating in buildings
Invisibly integrated in a slim shower channel, Joulia-Inline recovers heat efficiently from the warm used shower water as it goes down the drain. Thanks to simple cold water diversion, the heat recovery unit saves up to 42% energy. Participation: Invisibly integrated in a slim shower channel, Joulia-Inline and Joulia-Twinline recover heat efficiently from the warm used shower water as it goes down the drain. Thanks to simple cold water diversion, the heat recovery unit saves up to 60% energy.
Lumartix 2010
VD
growth
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency ] Lighting
Lumartix is unveiling new generation power light source. Lumixo plasma lamp reduce dramatically the operating and maintenance costs thanks to producing directly spectrum AM1.5 or AM0 (without filter) and the very long lamp life time up to 40'000 hours.
Mootral 2018
VD
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture ] Climate technologies, Resource saving agricultural technologies
MOOTRAL is an AgriTech company based in Switzerland that develops innovative solutions to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the agricultural sector. Mootral Ruminant is a natural feed supplement that significantly reduces methane emissions from ruminants. It is based on a proprietary combination of organosulfur compounds from garlic and bioflavonoids extracted from citrus. By using Mootral Ruminant, customers can benefit from tradable carbon credits issued under Verra's VCS scheme.
Mr. Green Recycling-Service 2010
ZH
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Low technology
The start-up company Mr. Green spares people in Zurich the walk to the collection point: they pick up glass, aluminum cans, pet and batteries from home and dispose of them
myStromer 2010
BE
established
Transport & Mobility [ Electricity efficiency ] e-bike, e-mobility
myStromer AG develops and markets innovative e-bikes. The strength of the company lies in the development of and mechanical components, electric components, software, and the complete system integration.
Novaton 2010
ZH
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Transport & Mobility [ Electricity, Engineering ] Climate technologies, Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies
NOVATON builds sea worthy NOVA Solar Islands of various sizes - floating solar islands, rotate for optimal sunlight to industrial energy production; In addition they devloped NOVACAT, a solar operated autonomous surface vehicle to navigate autonomously on high seas and other water surfaces
NVTerra 2010
VS
validation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Resource efficiency, Waste & recycling, Water Management ] Filters & Membranes, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
NVterra S.A. is a Swiss based technology company specialized in water purification with clean technologies, such as electrolysis, which are often combined with other physic-chemical and biological treatments.
Qualysense 2010
ZH
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail, Forestry ] Enabling technologies
QualySense develops high-end solutions for a safe and sustainable food supply. By pioneering single-kernel analysis, combining two sensing technologies - QualySense is helping seed breeders, food companies and inspection agencies to achieve excellence in nutrition, health and safety.
SIGS 2010
VD
validation
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Energy efficiency, Resource efficiency ] Filters & Membranes, Photovoltaics
SIGS has developed a filtration technology in water purification using the latest renewable energy (solar/wind) supply equipment available on the market AQUAMOBILE and AQUAFILTER both able to purify Sea, Brackish or Soiled Water to the highest degree of pure clean drinking water
SwissGeoPower Engineering 2010
AG
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Heating and cooling energy ] Geothermal energy
SwissGeoPower Engineering AG constructs, operates, rents and sells power plants nationally and internationally for the production of primarily electricity and secondarily heat from deep geothermal energy. These are closed petro-geo-energy power plants, which produce electricity and heat in a clean, sustainable and self-sufficient manner, which guarantees autonomy.
CTU Clean Technology Universe 2010
ZH
sold but still independently active
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)
Waste treatment with Responsibility and Value Recovery
Pingen 2010
ZH
growth
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) Enabling technologies
Pingen is a web based service to automate the process of sending electronic documents as postal letters. By partnering with professional print companies distributed across various markets, Pingen achieves faster deliveries, cheaper prizes while even reducing the carbon footprint.
Renergon International 2010
TG
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Bio technologies, Renewable technologies
RENERGON extracts value from organic waste in creating valuable, sustainable products such as biofuel, biogas, renewable energy, compost, fertilizer, & biochar - always combineRenergon International AG with global social and environmental responsibility.
streamwise 2010
ZH
established
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas), Transport & Mobility [ Engineering ] Enabling technologies, IT data usage, Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
Fluid sensor: innovation and problem-tailored advice in thermodynamics and fluid dynamics. Data analytics is the logical consequence of our work as engineers. Wireless sensor solutions.
ActLight 2011
VD
growth
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Health & House & Body Care, Transport & Mobility [ Electricity efficiency, Energy sufficiency, Resource efficiency, Road vehicles and transport ] Construction: Resource or material optimisation, Drone & flight, Internet of Things, LED, Optic devices, Photovoltaics, Sensors, Wearable devices or apps
ActLight SA, the start-up company founded in 2011 and based in Lausanne, focuses on the field of CMOS photonics by developing a new type of photodetector, the Dynamic PhotoDiode (DPD). Being a fabless company, ActLight specializes in the Intellectual Property (IP) of this area and operates primarily in the IP licensing business model. The patented CMOS-based photonics technology allows the substantial improvement of the efficiency and accuracy of various light sensing applications, such as Time-Of-Flight (TOF) based range meters, vital signs monitoring, 3D/2D cameras and much more. ActLight operates in the Internet of Things (IoT) market, with a focus on mobile and wearable devices, healthcare/medtech, autonomous driving, drones and robotics.
PEEEKS (Ampard) 2011
ZH
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity, Electricity efficiency, Heating and cooling energy ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Smartgrid, Smarthome & building
Peeeks develops smart technology solutions for the residential energy domain: heating, e-mobility, solar production and storage. For our clients, our IoT platform controls and monitors large numbers of cloud-connected energy assets and creates value through aggregation and flexibility market integration.
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