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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
Sensefly 2009 Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management Enabling technologies, Smart device
VD 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.
PubliBike 2010 Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency, Resource efficiency, Road transport ] e-bike, e-mobility, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
FR 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.
Techsep 2009 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Filters & Membranes
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)
greenTEG 2009 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
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 Switzerland). We developed a unique U-value measurement tool for usage by energy consultants and building physics.
Smixin 2009 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Resource efficiency ] Internet of Things, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
BE 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.
Explosion Power 2009 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Heating and cooling energy, Information technology, Resource efficiency, Waste & recycling ] Enabling technologies, Filters & Membranes, Heat industrial usage
AG Small explosion generator to clean heat pump tubes of industrial processes
Sensorscope 2009 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Environmental monitoring, Information technology ] IT data usage, Smart device
VD 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.
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.
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.
BNL Clean Energy 2009 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Transport & Mobility [ Electricity, Waste & recycling ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Renewable technologies
ZG The BNL Clean Energy Group provides standardised modular Zero Emission Zero Residue Clean Energy plants for biomass and waste-to-energy solutions. It also helps with financing the solutions.
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. ​
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.
CycloCity 2010 Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Transport & Mobility [ Engineering, Media, Resource efficiency ] e-bike, e-mobility
VD An eco-utility vehicle 100% clean for the service of your business. It is the innovation of the event and advertising way in motion. A cycle to do everything, three-wheeled bike with multifunctional electric assistance, the easy, effortless ride capable of satisfying all your needs.
myStromer 2010 Transport & Mobility [ Electricity efficiency ] e-bike, e-mobility
BE 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.
SwissGeoPower Engineering 2010 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Heating and cooling 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.
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 & Membranes, 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
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.
streamwise 2010 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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Mootral 2018 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture ] Resource saving agricultural technologies
VD MOOTRAL is an AgriTech company based in Switzerland that develops innovative solutions for companies and governments to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the agricultural sector. Our first technology is Mootral Ruminant, a natural feed supplement that significantly reduces methane emissions from ruminants. Mootral Ruminant is based on a proprietary combination of organosulfur compounds from garlic and bioflavonoids extracted from citrus. Our research over the last 10 years under both lab and commercial farm conditions shows a minimum 30% reduction in emitted methane.
NVTerra 2010 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Resource efficiency, Waste & recycling ] Filters & Membranes, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
VS 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.
Grove Boats 2010 Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Transport & Mobility [ Maritime and waterways transport, Mobility & Fleet management, Waste & recycling ] Electric batteries, 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
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.
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.
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
Agile Wind Power 2010 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Electricity, Resource efficiency ] 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.
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