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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
Enlightware 2017
ZH Empowering Humans at the Age of Artificial Intelligence. We pursue the mission to foster autonomy, creativity and collaboration skills of each individual through digital products. For more information, read our social impact description.
ennos 2006 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity efficiency ] Pump, Water conservation
BE Ennos develops pumping technologies that are affordable and appropriate for farmers and communities. ennos promotes the use of CO2-free, economic solar pumps that combine income, productivity and labor-saving benefits and a more sustainable use of the resources energy and water.
EN-PRO 2012 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity ] Electric batteries, Photovoltaics, Smarthome & building
AG En-pro GmbH develops, plans and implements tailor-made photovoltaics in all variants in construction and logistics. As qualified solar experts they build photovoltaic systems for commercial customers, private individuals, institutions and the public sector.
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.
Enuu 2018 Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management, Road transport ] e-mobility
BE Enuu is the first free* LEV sharing service that redefines urban mobility. Enuu is based on an intelligent and highly efficient light electric vehicle. It allows you to avoid being stuck in traffic jams and has a very low carbon footprint.
Envergate Energy 2014 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Resource efficiency ] Renewable technologies, Wind energy
TG Envergate Energy AG develops, produces, sells vertical-axis turbines and is active in the field of renewable energies and consulting.
EnvEve 2008 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture, Forestry ] Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
TI EnvEve is an high tech company specialised in Internet of Things. It has developed a unique Internet of Things framework for outdoor applications with robust and reliable devices enable sophisticate analytics to support decision in Agriculture and Forests.
Envirobot 2016 Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Engineering, Environmental monitoring, Water Management ] Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
VD The Envirobot project is funded as part of the swiss Nano-Tera program. In the context of this project we are improving the anguiliform swimming robot (fourth generation of Amphibot) and equiping it with multiple sensors for pollution detection in lakes.
eqlosion 2018 Behavioural change, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Food, Farming or Forestry [ Many fields ]
VD eqlosion is a service based company, active in the setting and piloting of entrepreneurship projects in the field of sustainability. eqlosion creates new activities and define itself as a company factory focused on sustainability.
esave 2011 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency ] LED, Lighting
GR Street lamps can be dimmed automatically via esave's slControl as long as little or no light is needed. If the sensors detect pedestrians, cyclists or cars, the intensity of the lighting is adjusted specifically for a certain section of road.
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.
Essento 2015 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Low technology
VD Essento is a company that specializes in edible insects. We develop, produce and market various specialities based on edible insects for the retail trade as well as the catering trade. Essento is a food-tech startup that provides the European and Swiss market with a locally produced, delicious and sustainable source of animal protein in the form of insects.
ethec 2017 Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency ] e-mobility, e-motorbike, e-motorcycle, e-scooter
ZH We are a team consisting of 16 students and 5 supervisors of ETH Zurich and ZHdK. As part of a focus-project, we are developing a prototype of an electric motorcycle with two-wheel drive. Our main goal is to have a driving range of 250 km using braking energy recuperation at both wheels and latest battery technologies.
Eturnity 2012 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Electricity efficiency, Energy storage, Energy sufficiency, Heat energy, Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Photovoltaics
GR Eturnity provides Live-Energy-Analysis (LEA) platform that supports its users (Utilities) in the consultation and the sales process for Solar Power Systems, Heat Pumps and E-Mobility Charging Stations digitally. Utilities and Installers can save up to 50% of their time throughout the process.
Evatec 2004 Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Energy efficiency, Resource efficiency ] Enabling technologies
SG Evatec offers a range of platform architectures equipped with evaporation, sputter , etch and PECVD source technologies according to application, substrate format and throughput requirements, due to thin film deposition systems enable manufacture of the worlds highest performance optical, optoelectronic and semiconductor devices. Our Advanced Process Control ( APC) technologies enables new level of thin film performance and production yield.
Eventfrog 2016
SO Eventfrog offers the possibility to create free events with online ticketing and supports the organizers in publishing their events with a wide reach, without cost, supporting small events and organisations
EveryCook 2014 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Energy efficiency, Food production & retail ] Smart device
ZH Production of a smart pan that cooks the meals in an easier and more energy efficient way
EVG Zentrum (Zevvy) 2017 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Energy efficiency ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
LU Supports the development of community solar projects (EVG) and runs the software Zevvy to help customers with the billing of solar power systems for "Eigenverbrauch"
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.
Ewattch 2017 Construction & buildings, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Construction of buildings, Electricity, Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency, Engineering, Heat energy, Many fields, Resource efficiency ] Data usage, Electric batteries, Optic devices, Smartcity, Smart device, Smartgrid, Smarthome & building
VD Ewattch is an expert in the IoT (Internet of Things) and develops wireless sensors and innovative services mainly dedicated to energy control, intended for industry, office buildings and Smart building projects.
Exlterra 2013 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management Enabling technologies
GE At Exlterra we invent better ways to combat major challenges affecting our environment and civilization. Our disruptive technologies generate significant economic, environmental, and social value. Our first invention, patented in 2010, is called EGRP®. Thanks to its energy-passive, soil moisture management design, the EGRP revolutionizes the way to address many water issues. In 2017, we introduced an innovative and versatile light-weight drill rig HAZL, and in 2018 we announced our Nutrient Enrichment Passive System or NEPS. Which reinvigorates failing trees, and is already storming the fields of urban forestry, landscaping and commercial farming. Today, we continue working on improving our existing technology while continuing to pursue new projects and ideas. It is in our DNA to invent and market sustainable environmental technologies.
Exomotion 2018 Transport & Mobility e-motorbike, e-motorcycle, e-scooter
GE The coolest e-scooter in the world: Mulitdirectional and safe.
Explosion Power 2009 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Heat energy, Information technology, Resource efficiency, Waste & recycling ] Enabling technologies, Filters, Heat industrial usage
AG Small explosion generator to clean heat pump tubes of industrial processes
Fagus Suisse 2014 Construction & buildings [ Construction of buildings ] Construction: Resource or material optimisation, Wood or forest technologies
JU FAGUS SUISSE AG is the Swiss specialist for beech processing and stands for innovative spirit in constructive timber construction. They manufactures elements for structural timber construction and semi-finished products as well as glued wood panels for furniture and interior design.
Fairpower 2013 Behavioural change, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Electricity ] Enabling technologies, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Renewable technologies, Smartgrid
ZH Fairpower is an independent electricity supplier and service provider with a focus on renewable energies.They provide an online platform for selling green certificates and the electricity label "Fair Power".
Fair Recycling (fondation) 2008 Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Low technology
ZH Fair Recycling is the first organisation worldwide to combine climate protection with recycling. In Brazil, where the Swiss foundation's pioneering project is located, it recycles old refrigerators containing CFCs in cooperation with its local partner Indústria Fox, thus making an important contribution to climate protection. On the basis of this verification report, an independent registration body issues climate protection certificates, which the Foundation offers to Swiss partners. Fair Recycling is proud to be the climate partner of numerous companies that reduce a large part of their CO2 emissions with their own measures and only offset unavoidable emissions with climate protection certificates.
FAIRTIQ 2013 Transport & Mobility IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
BE We are an innovative, dynamic company that makes travelling by public transport easier than ever before. The FAIRTIQ app offers the simplest, most cost-effective tickets - for travellers, transport authorities and public transport operators. After a greatly successful launch in Switzerland, we are now expanding into new markets. Our ultimate goal is to simplify sustainable mobility internationally.
UniqueTrace (FairTrace) 2013 Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) Enabling technologies
VS FairTrace developed FairTrace Traceability Tool. It's an effective, innovative and patented computer software solution which ensure traceability of goods, ingredients and guarantee their origin.
Faitron 2016 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Enabling technologies
SG Faitron is a Swiss company focusing on mobile food solutions e.g. a heated lunch box or baby bottle. Our goal is to improve health and well-being through our innovative product solutions and become a global influencer in the home appliance industry.
Farmy 2014 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Low technology
ZH Farmy is the online shop for regional and organic products.
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