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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
Remotely Green 2019
GE
formation
Communication, Media, Education or Games [ Many fields ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Working for a better, greener connected world, where collaborating remotely is the obvious choice.
Remretech 2017
AG
formation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Enabling technologies
Recycling technology for strategically & technologically important rare earths from magnet e-wastes. The founder Ajay Patil aims to develop a portable recycling unit for e-waste and resource management.
ResiLi 2019
FR
formation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Food, Farming or Forestry [ Energy efficiency, Resource efficiency, Resource sufficiency ] Filters & Membranes
ResiLi takes the slaughtherhouses wastewater and filter it with high-tech filtration so this water can go back to the process using less energy than normal.
Rigi Technologies 2016
VD
formation
Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management ] Drone & flight
Rigi Technologie developes Air Bridge to enable aerial drone delivery between two or more locations.
SmartBreed 2019
AG
formation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Farming & agriculture ] Low technology
SmartBreed offers insect breeders a local and complete breeding solution. We want to make the advantages of insects industrially usable and accessible for everyone. Therefore we offer stackable, fully automated breeding boxes, in which insects can be bred cost-effectively, resource-saving and hygienically - locally directly at the customer's site.
SmartHelio 2019
VD
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) Internet of Things, Solarthermal energy
SmartHelio is a clean-tech start-up based in Lausanne, Switzerland. We optimise the return on investment for both solar roof-top companies and their clients using our IoT sensor and AI-based data analytics.
Stadtpilze 2017
BS
formation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail ] Resource saving agricultural technologies
Stadtpilze GmbH cultivates mushrooms on coffee grounds to sell for culinary uses regionally in Basel.
SUIND 2020
ZH
formation
Transport & Mobility [ Information technology, Mobility & Fleet management ] Drone & flight, Internet of Things
Enabling drone companies to unlock the full potential of drones by providing them with state of the art safety solution.
Swissponic 2021
TI
formation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture ] Resource saving agricultural technologies
Swissponic has developed an automated system for growing vegetable hors-sols at home. The system consists of a hydroponic structure, a control unit with dedicated software and a cloud connection for remote culture management at any time.
Swiss Vault Systems 2018
BS
formation
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis Construction: Resource or material optimisation, Cooling technology, Enabling technologies, IT Software
Swiss Vault is developing products for customers who are looking for an energy efficient data server in a small, quiet package. Through a desktop computer unit for high-end data processing and analysis, their system reduces the data-carbon footprint with energy & space efficient data management solutions.
Swistor 2020
VD
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy storage ]
Swistor develops the next generation of energy storage device for a clean, sustainable future. Our Lithium and Cobalt free solution enables charging our devices ultra fast, extends the lifetime 30 times and is environmentally friendly and safe.
terrabiom 2019
VD
formation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture ] Bio technologies
Terrabiom is on a mission to create sustainable agriculture and community through nature, by improving soil with microbiobes
Ticlnsect 2019
TI
formation
Food, Farming or Forestry, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail, Waste & recycling ] Bio technologies
TicInsect aims to contribute to solve two problems: the need of sustainable protein sources and the reduction of food waste. TicInsect manufactures insect-derived sustainable animal feed ingredients on the base of black soldier flys. This product is highly demanded for pet food manufacturing, in aquaculture and to nourish chicken, poultry and pigs.
Treasures of Nature 2019
GE
formation
Health & House & Body Care, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Bodycare, Healthcare ] Unknown
Production and sale of organic, high quality (mainly cosmetic) products and not tested on animals while remaining at affordable prices. Our Elementals brand is also local (Swiss-made) and zero waste, with recyclable packaging.
Turbo Niki 2018

formation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Heating and cooling energy ] Heat industrial usage, Heating in buildings, Waste recovery, recycling and re-use
Recuperation of waste heat energy in industrial applications and private households to produce electricity.
vbzonline.ch 2018
ZH
formation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Transport & Mobility Automated or self driving, e-mobility
Project of the VBZ to test an automotive shuttle bus with an electrical drive.
VRM Switzerland 2016
ZH
formation
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Information technology, Mobility & Fleet management ] IT data usage
VRMotion designs and develops simulators that give prospective pilots the impression of sitting in a real helicopter while training. The simulation software features realistic flight physics with real-time multi-body simulation and flight data validation, which offers an exact replication of flight behaviour. The simulation is also tailored to the needs of trainees, right from introductory training on a turbine helicopter to demanding scenario-based training, mountain flying and emergency training
ACUBE Technology 2017
BE
validation
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis IT data usage
The startup ACUBE intends to revolutionize the field of acess and identification of people by using the smartphone instead of other objects used today.
AgroFly 2017
VS
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture ] Drone & flight
AgroFly S.A. , based in Granges (Switzerland), developed the first high precision agricultural sprayer driven by a UAV-type flying platform. AgroFly's SpUAVs (Spraying UAVs) are soon available on the market with all by authorities required paperwork: - ISO 22866 drift assessments - Quality deposit assessments - Homogeneity of deposit assessments Our in-house developed (and patented) spraying boom configuration ensures an unmatched application quality on the market!
Anerdgy 2012
ZH
validation
Construction & buildings, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy efficiency ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies
Rooftop unit to capture edge wind, combined with solar panels; Anerdgy AG is a provider of a unique building-based energy generation tool called WindRail(R), combining 3 energy sources in one solution.
AquAero GmbH 2014
AG
validation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency, Energy management solutions, Engineering, Resource efficiency, Water Management ] Heat industrial usage, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Efficient and resource-saving water production from the air for drinking water supply as well as for agricultural and industrial use, like industrial dehumidification. Participation: Energy efficient material drying by superheated steam including a high temperature heat pump to recover the water
Arc Power 2016
ZH
validation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution
ARC-Power performs design and production of custom DC/DC converters, power distribution and switching boards, electronic motor drivers, filters and harness for space application.
Assaia International 2018
ZH
validation
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Airplanes & transport, Information technology ] IT data usage
We provide an Artificial Intelligence solution that watches turnarounds in real time to understand what is happening and offers predictive analysis to better manage operations.
Avalgo 2016
VD
validation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Fertilizers from wastewater, waste or other sources
Its main activity is to clean the algae of the ports and beaches by means of a system of aspiration and mowing. These algae are then transported by small big-bags submerged to the port. From there, they are discharged in a special machine that separates the water from the seaweed (wringer). The algae thus reduced in volume and mass, are recovered for drying and processed into animal feed, or organic fertilizer.
Barto 2017
BE
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Barto is a portal for digital collection and networking of farm and production data all in one portal. The farmer saves time and maintains an overview of the company's documentation and planning at all times.
beesolar 2017
VD
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] Photovoltaics
BeeSolar offers a new type of impact investment by installing solar panels on residential buildings in Switzerland. BeeSolar tries to start photovoltaic projects on residential buildings by transforming them into a profitable investment for the owner.
Bionomous 2019
VD
validation
Health & House & Body Care [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Engineering, Healthcare ] IT data usage
Bionomous combines innovative micro-engineering design and machine learning methods to automatically inspect and sort miniature biological entities, in particular the egg of zebrafish Danio rerio, which is a common model for studies in genetics, development and behavioral biology, toxicology.
BioTruck 2017
VD
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Food production & retail, Resource sufficiency, Restaurants, Waste & recycling ]
BioTruck is a home-grown organic food company that promotes short supply chains, local and seasonal producers.
Bloom Biorenewables 2019
VD
validation
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas), Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Resource efficiency, Resource sufficiency, Waste & recycling ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Bio technologies, Material & Products based on biomass
At Bloom, we excel in deconstructing biomass. With our groundbreaking process, we provide a novel, cost-competitive route to source molecules from plants. This technology is the first of its kind and offers an unprecedented alternative for many petroleum-based products. From fragrances to polyurethanes, Bloom is committed to offer tailored solutions to our customers and help companies around the Globe in reducing their carbon footprint. Bloom products are cost-competitive bio-based building blocks for the chemical industry. The patented mild lignin extraction method uses stabilizing molecules (so-called “protection groups”) that prevent the lignin from condensing during extraction.
BlueBird Photovoltaics 2015
NE
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Maritime and waterways transport, Road vehicles and transport ] Photovoltaics
Bluebird Photovoltaics develops solar panels that meet the highest technological and environmental requirements in the areas of mobility and high efficiency autonomous systems.
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