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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
Techsep 2009 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Filters
VD 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)
Biocom Energy 2009 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..)
VD Limited liability company for the development and the promotion of new renewables energies, in particular the production and the distribution of biomass. Biocom Energy is specialized in the recycling of vegetables waste in biofuels mainly coming from shells and stones.
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.
greenTEG 2009 Construction & buildings, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy efficiency, Heat energy ] Heating in buildings, Internet of Things, Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data, Physical or chemical technologies, Sensors
ZH 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 Technopark - can be visited). We developed a unique U-value measurement tool for usage by energy consultants and building physics.
eSMART Technologies 2011 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Information technology ] Enabling technologies, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Smarthome & building
VD eSMART develops intelligent systems for building automation. It can manage building functions like heating, lighting, electricity or videophone systems with a touchscreen in the living room or a smartphone app. The screen can also display the current use of electricity and water in real-time, informing occupants about energy consumption.
Amphiro 2009 Behavioural change, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Electricity efficiency, Resource sufficiency ] Enabling technologies, Hydro energy (small scale), IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
ZH Amphiro develops intelligent systems that indicate the energy consumption when using hot water - and motivate a conscious use of energy. amphiro displays the water and energy consumption directly when showering and thus promotes a conscious use of hot water.
ElektroLink 2009 Construction & buildings, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Smarthome & building
BE Experts for building automatisation, planning, installing and managing software, programming and hardware.
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.
Adventerra Games 2009 Behavioural change, Communication, Media, Education or Games [ Games ] Gamification, Low technology
TI 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. ​
Green Motion 2009 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Transport & Mobility [ Electricity, Electricity efficiency, Energy storage, Engineering ] e-car, Electric batteries, e-mobility, e-vehicle charging, Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution
VD Green Motion is an independent company founded in Lausanne in 2009, which locally designs and produces charging systems for electric vehicles. The Swiss company is among pioneers of the charging infrastructure market, and has been successfully installing its charging stations throughout the country for more than 10 years. The Green Motion line includes private and public charging stations, quick chargers as well as centralized charging management systems for public parking. All Green Motion stations are designed to operate in network and include state-of-the-art functions such as multi-channel payment, vehicle charging regulation as a function of usage of the electric network as well as roaming between national and international operators.
Mr. Green Recycling-Service 2010 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Low technology
ZH 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
ENSY 2010 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)
GR ENSY AG manifactures plans, installs and manages Drinking Water Turbines to produce electricity in small communities.
Magripol 2010 Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Construction & buildings [ Construction of buildings, Energy efficiency, Resource efficiency ] Heating in buildings
VD Magripol manufactures ecological and natural insulation for all needs of the construction industry.
Lumartix 2010 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency ] Lighting
VD 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.
Grove Boats 2010 Transport & Mobility [ Maritime and waterways transport, Mobility & Fleet management, Waste & recycling ] e-mobility, Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies
VD 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
Emovemotorstore 2012 Transport & Mobility e-mobility, e-motorbike, e-motorcycle, e-scooter, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
ZH Emovemotorstore GmbH was founded in 2012 with the aim of offering clean, efficient, reliable and affordable mobility in the high-end field of electric mobility.
Novaton 2010 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Transport & Mobility [ Electricity, Engineering ] Climate technologies, Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies
ZH 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
YouMo 2013 Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency, Engineering ] e-bike, e-mobility
SG More than just an E-bike.
SIGS 2010 Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Energy efficiency, Resource efficiency ] Filters, Photovoltaics
VD 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
streamwise 2010 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas), Transport & Mobility [ Engineering ] Data usage, Enabling technologies, Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
ZH 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.
e-netz 2010 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ]
AG 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.
Agile Wind Power 2010 Construction & buildings, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Electricity, Resource efficiency ] Climate technologies, Enabling technologies, Renewable technologies, Wind energy
ZH 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.
Joulia 2010 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Health & House & Body Care [ Heat energy ] Enabling technologies, Heating in buildings
BE Invisibly integrated in a slim shower channel, Joulia-Inline recovers heat efficiently from the used shower water. Thanks to simple cold water diversion, the heat recovery unit saves up to 42% energy
Velobility (SwissFleet Service) 2016 Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management ] e-bike, e-mobility
ZH Velobility is your partner for Bike-Sharing. Thanks to our bike and e-bike models which are engineered to be shared. And thanks to our tried-and-tested Ridebox® technology. The result is a triple benefit: higher efficiency, better security, longer durability.
Catecar Industries 2010 Behavioural change, Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency, Engineering, Transport & logisticsof goods ] e-car, e-cargo, e-mobility, Filters, Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies
VD Catecar is a Swiss private company born in 2010 dedicated to innovation, development production and commercialization of products in the field of a green and cleaner individual transportation to reduce the warming climate and air pollution, more specifically as regards PM, NOx and CO2. Out of three projects in which Catecar is currently involved : 1. Dragonfly, the first depolluting car ; 2. Catefuel, the Truck CO2 Capture, 3. CatecairTM the PM, NOx and then CO2 air cleaner.
EVTEC 2010 Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management ] e-mobility, e-vehicle charging
LU EVTEC offers high speed electric car charging station with different configuration and sizes.
Qualysense 2010 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail, Forestry ] Enabling technologies
ZH 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.
ecocoach 2018 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy efficiency ] Electric batteries, e-mobility, Photovoltaics, Smartgrid, Smarthome & building
SZ App for smart home automation managing PV, heating, security and other devices. Battery development and modification.
Pingen 2010 Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) Enabling technologies
ZH 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.
SwissGeoPower Engineering 2010 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Heat energy ] Geothermal energy
AG 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.
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