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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
Eturnity 25.06.2012 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
EveryCook 24.10.2014 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 12.05.2017 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)
EVTEC 05.07.2010 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 27.11.2017 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 10.07.2013 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.
Explosion Power 20.01.2009 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
Fairpower 24.06.2013 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) 18.12.2008 Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] low technology
AG 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.
UniqueTrace (FairTrace) 07.10.2013 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 26.07.2016 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] enabling technologies
SG Faitron Ltd. is a Swiss company focusing on mobile food solutions. 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 06.06.2014 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] low technology
ZH Farmy is the online shop for regional and organic products.
Feralco (Schweiz) 02.12.2005 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Resource efficiency, Waste & recycling ] Material & Products based on biomass, new chemical materials
ZH Feralco (Schweiz) AG offers the complete range of precipitating agents and flocculants, especially iron and aluminum salts, organic polymers and PAC of medium and high basicity. These products are well designed for applications like treatment and cleaning of wastewater from communities and industry.
Fiaxell 22.04.2018 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Unknown ] enabling technologies
VD A global solution for Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC), electrolyser (SOEC) & high temperature electrochemical devices Over the past nine years, Fiaxell has developed processes for cell fabrication, specialty screen printing inks, flexible testing devices for high temperature measurements and has now provided customers worldwide. To complement our core competences, we identified highly skilled manufacturers of electronics (power supply & EIS), kilns, gas control, liquid management, gas detection, hydrogen generators and are working closely with them.
Fleco Power 30.04.2015 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency, Energy management solutions, Resource efficiency ] Renewable technologies, smart device, Smartgrid
Fleco Power AG is an independent and producer-oriented organisation specialising in the optimisation and marketing of electricity production from renewable energies. Fleco Power operates its own virtual power plant for this purpose.
Fleco Power 30.04.2015 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Media ] enabling technologies, Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Photovoltaics
ZH Marketing and management of private renewable production into virtual power plant; Farm support entrepreneurial farms and regional power generation. We procure certificates for the consumer without any complications - the added value flows directly to the local farm.
Flimatec 12.11.2014 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency, Energy storage, Engineering, Heat energy ] Heat industrial usage, Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
LU Flimatec offers comprehensive services in the field of thermal energy technology. Key elements include analysis of thermal energy requirements and holistic energy optimization of industrial processes using pinch analysis.
Flisom 07.07.2005 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Electricity efficiency ] new chemical materials, Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies
ZH Flisom’s products are based on an innovative thin film solar technology developed in Switzerland. High efficiency, flexible CIGS solar panels, ultra light weight and unique product features open a completely new dimension in solar energy.
Fluid Solids 15.12.2011 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Engineering, Many fields, Resource efficiency, Waste & recycling ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Bio technologies, Material & Products based on biomass
ZH FluidSolids Ltd. is a leader in developing custom-made biocomposites that do not compete with the production of food. A passionate and committed team based in Zurich realizes ground-breaking projects for renowned international corporates and brands.
Fluxim 06.06.2007 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity, Energy efficiency, Information technology, Many fields ] Electric batteries, Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, LED, lighting, Photovoltaics
ZH Provide R&D tools for the OLED display, lighting and photovoltaic industries. Our software product setfos is designed to simulate light-outcoupling from OLEDs and light-absorption in thin film solar cells. Moreover, offer an all-in-one measurement platform paios with integrated analysis software
Flyability 29.09.2014 Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Engineering, Prevention of or protection from technical risks ] drone & flight, enabling technologies
VD Flyability is a Swiss company building safe drones for inaccessible places. By allowing drones to be used safely inside cities, inside buildings, and in contact with people, it enables new interactions and services with UAVs and solving the two most critical issues of one of the fastest growing industries: collision and injury risks. The company’s first market is in industrial inspection where it avoids sending people in dangerous and confined spaces for the inspection of Energy, Oil & Gas or transport infrastructure. It is also active in Search & Rescue and security to assess emergency situations without putting humans at risk.
Fly & Film 12.06.2015 Communication, Media, Education or Games, Food, Farming or Forestry, Recreation, hotels & restaurants [ Food production & retail, Forestry ] drone & flight
VS The school of drones UAVs are already indispensable in many companies today and will be one of the 8 technologies that entrepreneurs cannot imagine the year 2020 without. The Fly & Film drone academy offers training programs by professional instructors coming from civil aviation.
Fondation Énergie Fribourg (féF) 2015 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency ] low technology
FR The féF aims to reduce the thermal and electrical consumption of public buildings (canton and municipalities) through optimization measures, while perpetuating the savings obtained through the training of technical staff. The féF brings together under the same banner those responsible for public buildings in Fribourg who wish to promote energy efficiency.
Gaiasens Technologies 15.01.2010 Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Engineering, Natural hazards & catastrophe prevention & protection ] data usage, Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data, smart device
VS GAIASENS Technologies is an innovative company at the service of the environment. It offers real-time measurement solutions, environmental studies and modelling services as well as the implementation of operational solutions for the management of natural hazards.
Gamaya 22.01.2015 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture, Forestry ] smart device
VD Gamaya addresses the need to increase efficiency and sustainability of large industrial farming, as well as the productivity and scalability of small-holder farming, by deploying the world’s most advanced solution for mapping and diagnostics of farmland. Gamaya helps farmers to use water, fertilisers, chemicals and fuel more efficiently; improve the quality and quantity of their production; minimise the impact on the environment; as well as reduce risks associated with drought, extreme weather conditions and climate change.
Ganser CRS 2003 Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency ] enabling technologies
ZH The Common Rail injection technology has contributed significantly to the new era of the modern diesel engine. The diesel engine became more powerful, runs quietly and produces far less emissions than in the past.
Gartengold 08.07.2013 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] low technology
SG Use of apples from private gardens in Switzerland for the manufacturing of apple juice and cider, creating jobs for people with disabilities involved in juice production and harvesting.
gateway.uno 2016
SG Gateway.uno is an easy-to-use online tool for energy accounting. With gateway.uno, energy and water consumption can be recorded and evaluated. The comprehensible evaluation supports the presentation of the consumption values, the systematic analysis of the energy data, the planning of measures and the success control. The energy accounting with gateway.uno can be used for a single building as well as for entire building parks, for example for municipal buildings.
Geo2X 04.02.2012 Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Natural hazards & catastrophe prevention & protection ] geophysical & technical
VD Geo2X is a Swiss Company based near Geneva. It was founded 12 years ago by experienced geologists and geophysicists who have complementary areas of expertise in the petroleum, geotechnical, geophysical and geological domain. This allows Geo2X offer a wide range of services that meet all the demands of its customers.Our global experience is key to find specific solutions for varied issues (hydrogeology, natural resources, landslides, pollution, etc.) in many environments. A particular effort is put into research and development of new hardware and software, allowing us to have innovative answers to complex situations.
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