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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
Teralytics 2012
ZH
established
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis, Transport & Mobility [ Information technology, Mobility & Fleet management ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Teralytics offers the most advanced insights on human mobility based on cutting edge data science, proprietary machine learning algorithms and deep technology, capturing billions of signals every day from cell towers and other unique sources.
terraplant 2001
BE
established
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Environmental monitoring, Resource efficiency ] Low technology
terraplant ltd. is an environmental services and engineering company. We provide planning, consulting, project management, educational and research services in the fields of environment, nature & landscape and applied ecology.
Topten 2000
ZH
established
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency, Mobility & Fleet management ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Web portal highlighting the most energy efficient consumer products: domestic appliances, office electronics, consumer electronics, lighting, building components and vehicles.
vélocité 2003
VD
established
Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management ]
We have been delivering since 1999, when vélocité had only one courier and a few dozen customers. Over the years, we have grown and expanded, joined the Swissconnect network, merged with Poste-it (Yverdon and Neuchâtel), created “antennas” in Vevey and Sion, and acquired through these experiences a real know-how in the field of fast delivery, which allows us to offer a high quality service to our customers. Today, the vélocité team has more than 50 employees, committed, motivated and ready to wet the jersey all year round and in all weather conditions, to deliver more than 300 deliveries by hand every day.
1H2O3 2018
LU
growth
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Water Management ] Water pollution abatement
Water Treatment Package - All in one package that makes wastewater treatment affordable and easy.
3rd-eyes analytics 2015
ZH
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis IT data usage, IT Software
3rd-eyes analytics is the software partner for banks, insurance companies and investment advisors for the implementation of digital, goal-based investment advice. The software solution combines a financial planning module with a stochastic procedure that determines an optimal investment allocation based on the customer's goals and allocates funds and ETF's to these using an algorithm. When selecting products, the system takes into account individual criteria for the preferred investment style as well as the client's personal values such as environmental and social aspects.
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.
Adaptricity 2014
ZH
growth
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity grids & flexibility ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Smartgrid
Adaptricity develops simulation and optimization software tools for adapting the electricity distribution grid for the transition towards renewable energies. Products help distribution grid operators in gaining an enhanced overview over their system and evaluating a large set of possible SmartGrid.
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.
agrarpiloten 2018
BE
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture ] Drone & flight
Agrarpiloten GmbH has set itself the goal of revolutionising work in agriculture in a targeted manner. We have a large pool of different pilots from all over Switzerland. Our multicopters can be used in a variety of ways and are fast and efficient in their execution. Through a mobile charging system, we are able to recharge the mobile batteries and thus do our work quickly and efficiently.
AgroSustain 2018
VD
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail, Waste & recycling ] Bio technologies, Resource saving agricultural technologies, Waste management technologies
AgroSustain develops plant-based antifungal solutions to stop the development of molds on fruits and vegetables, extending food shelf-life and reducing wastage for food distributors & retailers, leading to significant reduction in CO2 emissions. Participation: AgroSustain replaces chemicals on biological fungicides, providing crop protection without negative impact on the environment.
AIPHA 2018
ZH
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Electricity grids & flexibility, Forestry, Information technology, Natural hazards & catastrophe prevention & protection ] IT data usage, IT Software
AIPHA GmbH provides Deep Learning based tools to automatically identify vegetation based threats to power lines. The main focus are grow-in, fall-in and forest fire threats. For this purpose, Geodata like Satellite images or Point Clouds from Drones or Airborne Laserscanning are evaluated.
AirBie (Smart Bike Lock) 2018
ZH
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis, Transport & Mobility [ Information technology, Mobility & Fleet management ] e-bike, Internet of Things, IT blockchain or algorithms
AirBie proposes smart bike locks for bikes, through the installation of the AirBie App. This allows companies to monitor their fleet with smary city analytics software.
Aitonomi (TeleRetail) 2014
VS
growth
Transport & Mobility [ Transport & logisticsof goods ] IT data usage, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Autopilot Software and Autonomous Transport System developer and elf-driving robots to automate logistics and to minimize the ecological footprint of transportation. The company’s award-winning Aito AutoPilot Software platform drives robots of almost any size autonomously while reducing the energy consumption, emissions, and space requirements of transport by up to 90%. Beyond industrial, urban and rural logistics automation, the Aito AutoPilot Software and system is also used for self-driving probe and beacon robots that autonomously monitor 5G networks and infrastructure.
Akenza (former Hivemind) 2017
ZH
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Hivemind IoT Platform, provides all key middleware capabilities needed to build sophisticated End-2-End IoT application ecosystems.
Alera energies AG 2015
LU
growth
Construction & buildings, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy efficiency, Engineering, Heating and cooling energy ] Heat industrial usage, Heating in buildings, Smarthome & building
Our customers rank from private households to large companies for whom we have successfully accompanied and supported projects like the optimisation of heat pumps in family homes to the development of power plants and energy centres.
Alver (Golden Chlorella) 2015
VD
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Bio technologies
Alver is a new food company producing everyday foods that are based on Golden ChlorellaTM. This nutrient-dense micro-algae is a truly sustainable source of protein, something which the planet needs if we are to be able to feed the ever-increasing world population. We have launched with our 100% natural EASY PROTEIN powder and three different Golden Chlorella packed biscuits. We are developing soups and sauces. The business started trading in October 2016 in a successful trial period to assess market potential. Products were sold through independent shops in and around Geneva. Feedback has been very positive with a loyal client base. Consumer research carried out online in November 2016 confirmed the opportunity.
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.
Amphasys 2012
LU
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture ] Bio technologies
Amphasys provides a label-free solution for analysis of single cell characteristics such as cell size and morphology, viability (apoptosis), or cell differentiation. The patented, chip-based technology eliminates time-consuming, complex sample preparation steps like cell labelling and the need of expensive laboratory infrastructure.
Amphiro 2009
ZH
growth
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
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.
airlite (AM Technology) 2016
TI
growth
Construction & buildings [ Building technology ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Wall colours that clean the air we breathe, remove bacteria from homes, offices and hospitals, and reduce energy consumption.
antavi 2015
ZH
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis, Transport & Mobility [ Information technology ] IT data usage
Managing safety at mega events requires agility, efficiency and team play. Antavi supports safety providers with a app-based solution to manage teams at highest precision and reduced costs. Teams can be formed quickly and coordinated efficiently. Made for crowd and disaster management, the system can be learned quickly and be operational within minutes from any mobile phone, tablet or web browser on your desktop.
apilio 2019
ZH
growth
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Building technology ] Internet of Things, IT Software
Apilio connects devices and services to create smarter, low-maintenance, reliable logic for your home.
ImmoSparrow (Ascarix) 2012
ZH
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Construction of buildings, Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
How do you like the idea of having all the information about the latest real estate events in one tool? You no longer have to do any tedious research and can acquire potential customers while your competitors are still browsing through the conventional portals with ineffective software. Thanks to ImmoSparrow, you can devote yourself to the customer without missing anything. The information in our database is constantly updated, combined to a clear overall picture and delivered to you (on request) anytime, anywhere. In this way, you gain maximum transparency about the property market.
e-covoiturage.ch 2005
VD
growth
Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management, Road vehicles and transport ] e-mobility
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.
Aurora's Grid 2016
VD
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity grids & flexibility, Energy storage ] Smartgrid
Aurora's Grid develops an ageing-aware and eco-friendly energy management software for electrochemical batteries in smart building and/or electric vehicle reducing the ageing of the battery up to 45% compared to non ageing aware management batteries.
autoSense 2018
ZH
growth
Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Sensors
autoSense is a Swiss start-up with headquarters in Zurich. Its vision is to create an open, Swiss ecosystem that totally disrupts the connection between driver and vehicle. To this end, the company develops and offers services for private individuals and fleet managers in the field of intelligent networking of cars. At the heart of the system is an app and an adapter that provides users with a digital assistant for their cars and access to the growing ecosystem. This already includes new models for car insurance, a digital payment function when refuelling, a tax-compliant logbook, active warning messages in the event of vehicle malfunctions and much more.
AVA Biochem (5-hmf) 2015
BS
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..)
AVA Biochem produce chemical compounds from waste. They have developed, piloted and patented a fully water-based process for the conversion of industrial sugars into the 100% bio-based molecule 5-HMF. This platform chemical is ideally positioned to advantageously replace petroleum-sourced chemicals in various mass-market applications, due to its versatility, non-toxicity and bio-sourcing. Targeted applications include biopolymers as well as resins and adhesives.
Avantama (nanograde) 2008
ZH
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Engineering ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Photovoltaics, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Avantama develops and produces nanomaterials for electronics. Avantama’s material innovations enable the fabrication of high quality optical and electronic coatings by established printing and coating techniques.
Avrios 2015
ZH
growth
Transport & Mobility e-mobility, Fleet management, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
The Avrios Business Intelligence Platform helps operators of commercial vehicles utilize their assets as efficient as possible. All information about your fleet is structured on an intuitive platform (Fleet logistics).
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