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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
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)
DePoly 2019 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
VD 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.
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 (aizo group) 2008 Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Electricity, Information technology ] Internet of Things, IT network
ZH The Smart Home standard digitalSTROM stands for a holistic networking concept for building technology, household appliances, home electronics and assistance systems. The manufacturer-independent digitalSTROM platform makes it possible for devices to be controlled via software, to work together sensibly and to become intelligent. Analog devices such as luminaires, blinds and push-buttons are digitised using the digitalSTROM terminals and networked with each other and with the Web via the existing power line.
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.
Distran AG 2013 Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Natural hazards & catastrophe prevention & protection, Resource efficiency ] Acoustic materials & technologies e.g. noise, vibration mitigation, Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
ZH Distran is a spin-off from the Autonomous System Lab, ETH Zurich, developing advanced acoustic sensors for industrial applications. Distran's goal is to reduce risks for industrial workers and the environmental impact of the industry through the use of sound sensing and technology.
DM-Green 2017 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Low technology
VD DM-Green SA: Sells and installs waste recovery, treatment and recovery solutions.
Dokspot 2014 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
ZH Dokspot allows manufacturers to manage and distribute their product instructions online. Our platform provides instructions at the right time, for the right product, in the right language, and in the right version. We enable manufacturers to reduce their CO₂ footprint, simplify their operations, and increase their profit margins, all the while making life easier for the end-user.
droople 2018 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Water Management ] Internet of Things, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
DSPlus 2003 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Electricity efficiency ] Enabling technologies, Lighting
VS DSPlus designs, develops and markets electronic light dimmers that integrate into public lighting systems. Thus contributes to reducing energy consumption and light pollution. DSPlus is a Swiss high-tech company, founded in 2004 as a spin-off of HES-SO Valais.
eaternity 2014 Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis, Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
ZH Eaternity has developed innovative software for private and professional use. It is based on an easy to understand and yearly reviewed live cycle analysis (LCA-database. This is currently the largest and most comprehensive database for carrying out environmental calculations for menus. With Eaternity, we offer everyone the opportunity to make a sustainable choice when selecting their everyday food.
eCarUp 2017 Transport & Mobility [ Services pooling ] e-car, e-mobility, e-vehicle charging, Smartcity
ZG With our solution, we maximise returns from under-utilised charging stations for electric cars at offices, hotels, retail centres or apartment complexes – and transform payments with our intuitive app.
ECHOJAZZ 2015 Construction & buildings [ Waste & recycling ] Acoustic materials & technologies e.g. noise, vibration mitigation, New chemical materials
LU We provide high performance acoustic absorbers for offices, retail, restaurants, hotels, gyms, pools etc. to improve speech intelligibility, wellbeing, concentration and performance.
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.
ecoRobotix 2011 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture ] Automated or self driving, Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data, Photovoltaics, Resource saving agricultural technologies
VD ecorobotix develops, produces and sells innovative farming machines that require low energy and that reduce the negative ecological impact of modern agriculture, while keeping costs competitive.
Ecosapin 2012 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Forestry ] Low technology
VD EcoSapin delivers a Christmas tree in a pot for Christmas. After the end of the year holidays, the professionals of the company come to recover the tree which is then brought back to nature or the tree nursery.
Ecospeed 2002 Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Energy efficiency, Resource efficiency ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
ZH ECOSPEED provides web-based software solutions and consulting services for the energy and climate accounting of public authorities, companies and private individuals. Since 2002 they develop Software programs for energy balance, energy efficiency, and energy use.
e-covoiturage.ch 2005 Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management ] e-mobility
VD The e-covoiturage.ch association aims to put users in contact with each other, in order to develop carpooling as an alternative way of transport. The association is non-profit and exists thanks to subsidies and support of its partners. Personalized carpooling solutions are offered to companies and administrations at the best rates. Contact us for further information about our made-to-measure service.
ecovolta (ecocoach) 2018 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Transport & Mobility [ Energy storage ] Electric batteries, e-mobility
SZ The Swiss ecovolta produces customised high-capacity battery systems and e-mobility solutions. The company’s patented design enables the fully automated series production of high-current capable batteries which do not need active cooling. Battery and drive solutions are developed and tested in the in-house research and development area.
EcoWaste 2003 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Smartcity
VD EcoWaste SA offers a complete range of ecological products and services for optimizing the management of all types of waste.
Edison 2019 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Information technology ] IT network, Wind energy
ZH Development of technology that will increase the efficiency of wind turbines. It is based on the increase of cut-in/ rated speed of a wind turbine. This technology will be soon protected by a patent, first step to filing in progress. Management and engineering consultancy mainly in the power industry and in renewable and marine renewable energy industry.
EH Group Engineering 2017 Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction [ Electricity, Engineering ] Hydrogen technology and fuel cells
VD Develops a new fuels cell and is an engineering and consulting firm based in Switzerland. We offer a unique strategic, technical and business consulting service in the area of energy with a focus on fuel cells, system management, engineering, prototype development and the application of various methodologies such as Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) and Design for Excellence (DfX).d
ElectricFeel 2012 Transport & Mobility [ Information technology, Services pooling ] Communication, e-mobility, Enabling technologies, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
ZH ElectricFeel provides the most intelligent platform available to build, run and scale shared electric mobility systems in the urban habitat; ElectricFeel's Platform is a full solution for any shared electric mobility service (End-user Application, Management Software, Analytics Portal)
electrojoule 2017 Construction & buildings [ Construction of buildings, Energy efficiency, Engineering, Heating and cooling energy ] Geothermal energy, Heating in buildings, Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies, Smarthome & building, Solarthermal energy
AG We plan, install and maintain sofisticated renewable HVAC systems für mid-sized buildings, all out of one hand, including continuous optimization.
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.
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