Search Database

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
Bloocks 2020
VD
validation
Construction & buildings [ Construction of buildings ]
The mission of the company is to decrease the energy consumption of new constructions (buildings etc.), construction-related air and soil pollution as well as to decrease the cost and time of building new constructions. We will achieve this goal by using factory-based manufacturing and fabricating unique and specially designed Building Blocks. The costumers will use an online platform to design their own constructions, receive a particular amount of Blocks and build the desired type of constructions.
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.
Bluetector 2012
LU
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Bio technologies, Filters & Membranes
Bluetector is an agritech company that has developed the BlueBox Ultra, a low-cost bioreactor that turns manure into water and unproblematic gases. Bluetector has already received a patent for the BlueBox Ultra.
BNL Clean Energy 2009
ZG
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Transport & Mobility [ Electricity, Waste & recycling ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Renewable technologies
The BNL Clean Energy Group provides standardised modular Zero Emission Zero Residue Clean Energy plants for biomass and waste-to-energy solutions. It also helps with financing the solutions.
carvolution 2018
BE
validation
Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management, Road vehicles and transport ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
The basis of Carvolution are Mobility as a service, hand in hand with a sophisticated vehicle fleet. The combination of service and technology creates a new approach to mobility and provides the foundation for a sustainable mobility development. Different cars are available on a subscription model: One monthly price for car, fully comprehensive insurance, taxes and registration.
Clemap 2017
ZH
validation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity ] Smarthome & building
Energy monitoring and disaggregation sensor for housholdes. Disaggregation service for electricity providers. The products helps to use electric tools more efficiently.
CLEVERON 2017
BE
validation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy management solutions ] Smarthome & building
CLEVERON is a Swiss Startup that invented an intelligent heating system for radiators, in order to regulate the temperature in your building optimally. We combine technology and ecology with the objective of reducing our CO2 and saving energy in a simple and economical way.
Coat-X SA 2016
NE
validation
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Coat-X provides unique solutions for protecting high value-added components against moisture penetration and corrosion.
COCOBOARDS 2019
BE
validation
Construction & buildings, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Building technology, Resource efficiency ]
Cocoboards is a novel, complete natural product, designed in Switzerland and manufactured in the Philippines. It allows to transform agricultural byproducts into sustainable and affordable bio-based materials, replace wood-based panels in the furniture and construction industry, make sustainability available and affordable to everyone, and integrate the local rural communities in the value chain.
CompPair 2020
VD
validation
Construction & buildings [ Airplanes & transport, Maritime and waterways transport, Rail transport, Road vehicles and transport, Sport, Waste & recycling ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
CompPair is a forthcoming university spin-off solving damage issues for the composite materials industry. They develop the next generation of smart and sustainable material products to overcome damages.The new materials enable repeated damage healing after a moderate heat trigger. Their technology is the first competitive one with extremely high commercial potential in terms of multiple repair ability and recycling, while preserving mechanical properties, cost and processing methods as in many industrial systems. By extending their product portfolio to other fibres and resins, they have the ability to disrupt the industry; bringing repair and recycling functionalities to composites while matching current requirements.
CO-OBJECTIFS 21 2017
GE
validation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Low technology
Supporting Businesses and Communities of Switzerland in optimizing their performance ENVIRONMENTAL material in waste management and reduction of costs associated with it. To propose innovative solutions.
Cook Eat 2019
ZH
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail, Healthcare ] Communication, Low technology
Cook Eat mediates home-cooked food from private to private on the online community marketplace. It closes the gap between expensive restaurants and time-consuming self-catering. Wherever our members register, culinary diversity is created around the clock.
Daphne Technology 2017
VD
validation
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Maritime and waterways transport, Transport & logisticsof goods ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Daphne Technology SA is developing a catalyst-free scrubber technology to help the petrochemical, power and transportation industries to reduce air emissions to the levels required by international and national regulations. Daphne Technology’s patented nanotechnology based solutions can be miniaturized and is especially well-suited to meet the requirements of marine vessels.
Designwerk Products 2017
ZH
validation
Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management, Road vehicles and transport ] e-cargo, Electric batteries, e-vehicle charging
electric trucks are a solution not an alternative. Performance, ecology and economy combined.
deskbird 2020
SG
validation
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
deskbird is the most flexible solution to use inspiring workspaces - where and when you need them. Find relevant workspaces around you and use them fully flexible. You are only charged for the time effectively used, e.g. two hours. Our goal is to support freelancers, startups and established companies on their journey towards the new way of working #NWOW
dhp technology 2015
GR
validation
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
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.
dimpora AG 2019
ZH
validation
Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Engineering, Functional clothes, Resource sufficiency, Sport, Waste & recycling ] Construction: Resource or material optimisation, Enabling technologies, Filters & Membranes, Material & Products based on biomass, New chemical materials, Waste recovery, recycling and re-use
We produce eco-friendly functional membranes for the outdoor textile industry. Our 2D products involve a conventional lamination of the dimpora membrane onto a textile. The waterproof fluorine-free membrane is mainly based on polyurethane and undergoes our template removal approach to create the necessary porosity, thus achieving an excellent breathability. We are also currently scaling up our first biodegradable membrane.
Direct Coffee 2016
BS
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Low technology
We want to build bridges: between coffee drinkers here in Switzerland and coffee farmers in Ethiopia. With coffee that represents your values. Better than organic. More than fair. CO2 neutral.
Distran AG 2013
ZH
validation
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
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
VD
validation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Low technology
We are a company specialized in the marketing and distribution of innovative solutions in the fields of recovery, sorting and recycling of waste, such as presses, interior and exterior containers or automated sorting robots. Our desire is to optimize resources in a sustainable and responsible manner, as well as reducing waste and CO2 emissions.
droople 2018
VD
validation
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
We provide businesses with retrofit solution to efficiently manage their fleet of water-driven assets and buildings.
ecoRobotix 2011
VD
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture ] Automated or self driving, Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data, Photovoltaics, Resource saving agricultural technologies
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.
ecovolta (ecocoach) 2020
SZ
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Transport & Mobility [ Energy storage ] Electric batteries, e-mobility
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.
e-Durable 2016
VD
validation
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
e-Durable is the leading IT service provider in French-speaking Switzerland which places Sustainable Development at the heart of its activities.
elblox 2018
SO
validation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption IT blockchain or algorithms, Smartgrid, Smarthome & building
elblox AG is a peer-2-peer trading platform for renewable energy based on blockchain technology.
Electrojoule 2017
AG
validation
Construction & buildings [ Construction of buildings, Energy efficiency, Engineering, Heating and cooling energy ] Geothermal energy, Heating in buildings, Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies, Smarthome & building, Solarthermal energy
We plan, install and maintain sofisticated renewable heating and cooling systems für mid-sized buildings, all out of one hand, including continuous optimization.
Embion Technologies 2019
VD
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Bio technologies, New chemical materials
EMBION catalyzes the future of #nutrition by introducing a portfolio of sophisticated, complex EMBION-BIOACTIVES with expanded prebiotic properties. EMBION innovates with brilliant #plant-based technologies that customize unique nutrition in exceptional speed and are surprisingly affordable.
Embotech 2013
ZH
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency, Engineering ] Enabling technologies, IT Software, Sensors
Embotech is a leading developer of cutting-edge decision-making software. Our embeddable software empowers autonomous systems to make decisions by solving complex optimization problems in milliseconds, bringing significant improvements in safety, productivity and energy efficiency.
Enlife 2015
AI
validation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency, Energy management solutions, Environmental monitoring, Information technology ] Climate technologies, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
State of the Art web and mobile applications to transparently deliver ENERGY PERFORMANCE ANALYTICS, ENGAGEMENT TOOLS & ACTIONABLE INSIGHT to OPTIMZE energy use and LOWER costs while SAVING the environment. Our solutions are hardware independent, tailored to the needs of each customer and focused on non-technical stakeholders that our competitors fail to engage and address.
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