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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
MyStrom 2011 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency ] Enabling technologies, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, LED, Lighting, Smart device, Wearable devices or apps
BE myStrom (by Swisscom AG) provides Smart Home products like smart plugs, WiFi Switch, WiFi Blub to create digitalized house (via App) Customers is private households but they also sell to other companies
CombaGroup 2013 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail ] Resource saving agricultural technologies
VD CombaGroup is an award-winning Swiss agro-tech company that provides innovative farming solutions in mobile aeroponics. Our patented technology greatly reduces water consumption and contamination risks while offering maximum productivity per square meter. Our efficient and mechanised irrigation and spacing systems produce clean, fresh and pesticide-free lettuce and aromatic plants all year round.
System-Alpenluft 2011 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ]
VS System-Alpenluft AG stands for sustainable and economical waste management. System-Alpenluft AG assists their customers in the optimisation of community service and logistics processes. In so doing, System-Alpenluft AG works in a target-oriented and practical way towards at least guaranteeing the quality of services and processes and, wherever possible, to reduce cost at the same time and to improve cost-effectiveness
Koord 2016 Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) Drone & flight, Motor & actuator
FR KOORD provides customized mechatronic solutions optimized for the needs of companies as well as research and development offices. Our multidisciplinary know-how in the fields of mechanics, electronics and software offers you a complete support for the development of your products, from the feasibility study to the production of series.
Novaccess 2011 Construction & buildings, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Information technology ] Lighting, Smartcity, Smart device
VD Novaccess is a start-up company developing innovative products for to the Web of Things. We make physical objects smarter, by interconnecting them through a ubiquitous software fabric. Our deep expertise in hardware, networking and software technologies allows us to craft end-to-end solutions with unprecedented levels of customization, efficiency and manageability. We create value across diverse application domains.
ecoRobotix 2011 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture ] Automated or self driving, Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data, Photovoltaics, Resource saving agricultural technologies
VD 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.
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.
Geoazimut 2011 Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Engineering ] Geophysical & technical, Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
FR GeoAzimut Sàrl is a company active in the fields of geosciences, geographical information systems and electronics.
enersis suisse 2011 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Information technology ] Enabling technologies, Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Smartgrid
BE Enersis focuses on Visual Energy Analytics, with special competences in the areas of energy / utilities, Big Data, Data Science and Analytics. They offer a cloud-based software platform and applications along the complete energy value chain to utilities, smart cities and energy-intense companies. The solution turns data into assets by connecting and visualizing existing customer and additional external data leading to the information platform vision of the Digital Energy Boardroom.
Polarmond Outdoor 2017 Recreation, hotels & restaurants [ Recreation, Sport ] Enabling technologies
ZH The company develops, produces and markets the world’s first self-warming and temperature controllable sleep shells, bivouacs and tents with dehumidification management.
CleanFIZZ 2011 Construction & buildings, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Construction of buildings, Resource efficiency, Resource sufficiency, Waste & recycling ] Hydro energy (small scale), Photovoltaics, Physical or chemical technologies, Renewable technologies
GE CleanFizz SA is the world leader in Intelligent Active Self-Cleaning solar and glass surfaces. Innovative technology based on electrostatic waves to clean dust off surfaces. The company's main objective is to make the cleantech world cleaner than ever.
H.Glass 2011 Construction & buildings, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Engineering ] Photovoltaics
FR H.Glass was founded in 2011 with the vision to develop the Eco-Habitat and become a world leader in sustainable living. Today we manufacture glass-sealed, colored and semitransparent solar panels for glass facades and different types of building materials, based on DSSC (Dye Sensitized solar Cells) technology, developed by Mr. Michael Grätzel at the EPFL in Switzerland.
ActLight 2011 Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps, Construction & buildings, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Health & House & Body Care, Transport & Mobility [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency, Resource efficiency, Road transport ] Construction: Resource or material optimisation, Drone & flight, Internet of Things, Optic devices, Photovoltaics, Sensors, Wearable devices or apps
VD ActLight SA, the start-up company founded in 2011 and based in Lausanne - Switzerland, 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.
BUYECO 2014 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy efficiency, Heat energy, Services pooling ] Enabling technologies, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Renewable technologies
VS BUYECO is an innovative marketplace allowing you to buy or sell renewable energy, through the trade of Garantees of Origin. The aim of BUYECO is to make access to renewable energy easier, and continiously increase visibility on the market and its development to all actors of the renewable energy business. By giving to all users access to the best offers, BUYECO makes a direct the between sellers and buyers of renewable energy, and allows a transparent and fair pricing.
Voltitude 2011 Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency ] e-bike, e-mobility
VD Voltitude is a Swiss innovation company developing and manufacturing luxury folding e-bikes designed for urban mobility.
Softcar 2011 Transport & Mobility [ Electricity efficiency ] e-mobility
FR SOFTCAR is a battery electric vehicles based on novel vehicle architecture and massive use of biopolymer materials and advanced composite. It can be produced at unprecedented low weight, low cost and low capital investment, without compromising on performance and safety. SOFTCAR is a confidential project carried out in partnership with large industrial groups.
vRbikes.ch 2012 Transport & Mobility [ Road transport ] e-motorbike, e-motorcycle, e-scooter
ZG Electric three wheel vehicles for transport, business and also private use. The innovative tilting technology ensures an unbeatable feeling with maximum riding safety at the same time. 80 cm track width guarantees stable conditions, but still fits in (almost) every narrow parking space. Single seater, maximum 45 km/h, A1 driver's licence required – two electric motors, each with 2 Kw power, single-wheel drive for maximum safety and riding dynamics, 3 disc brakes, up to 130 km range, turning circle below 4.5 metres, 18 cm ground clearance and climbing performance of 25%.
Gilytics 2017 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
ZH Gilytics is committed to provide a fast computing and 3D visualization technology for complex planning of transportation and energy infrastructures and to increase the public participation and social acceptance between public authorities and local communities involved in a project.
Innovational (Glice) 2012 Recreation, hotels & restaurants [ Sport ] New chemical materials
LU Glice® synthetic ice brings skating anywhere, to any climate, any time! Glice® is the world leader for premium synthetic ice rinks that works without electricity or 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.
HQ Energie 2012 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy efficiency ] Photovoltaics
BS HQ Energie AG is an engineering company in the energy sector with a focus on renewable energies and efficient building technology. They create turnkey photovoltaic systems.
Pickwings (nanio) 2012 Transport & Mobility [ Resource efficiency, Transport & logisticsof goods ] e-cargo, e-mobility, Fleet management, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
VS DIGITAL TRANSPORT SOLUTION FOR COMPANIES AND INDIVIDUALS IT software and plattform to organize transport. The challenges of new and modern transport solutions have grown steadily in recent years in the area of the shipping industry. With the developed solution from Pickwings, the shipping and transport industry is able to make the transition to digital change. The Pickwings business model is designed to use the unloaded mileage of the transport companies in order to enable a CO2-optimized shipment of goods on the road.
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.
Sciyent 2012 Transport & Mobility e-bike, e-mobility, e-vehicle charging
ZH Sciyent offering safe & secure bike lockers and inductive battery charging systemscoupled with sensor technology offering real-time data exchange; The integrated system includes a unique electrical drive system, alarm integration and an inductive e-bike battery charging facility.
Stignergy 2012 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Smartgrid
VD Stignergy developed and commercializes Smart Energy Management System (SEMS), an innovative solution for the management of the electrical energy demand. SEMS is also able to manage the storage of the local production energy, and provide prediction to the SmartGrid for the balance of Demand/Response
Swiss Blue Energy 2012 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Electricity efficiency ] Geothermal energy, Hydro energy (small scale), Renewable technologies, Solarthermal energy
AG Swiss Blue Energy develops the Thermo-Magnetic Motor (TMM) - an innovative technology for the generation of zero-emission baseload electricity out of extra-low temperature heat. Our products will substantially contribute to a sustainable future electricity supply.
tiko 2012 Construction & buildings, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Electricity efficiency, Energy storage, Heat energy ] Enabling technologies, Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Heating in buildings, Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies, Smartgrid, Smarthome & building
SO The tiko platform brings you the power of a Virtual Power Plant (VPP) and an award-winning Smart Home Energy Management system designed to connect your Residential and SME assets. With its active VPP deployments, tiko is one of the biggest real-time Smart Grids in the world. Our customizable, future-proof technology has the life-expectancy of a PPP (Physical Power Plant) and enables the delivery of the full spectrum of energy services, including the most sophisticated such as fast frequency response. tiko enables you to become the driver for disruption and innovation in your market to create profitable business models.
Visionarity 2012 Behavioural change, Health & House & Body Care [ Energy efficiency, Healthcare, Recreation, Resource efficiency ] Gamification, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
BS Visionarity delivers a digital mHealth platform to employers, insurers and stakeholders of the health care system. Visionarity helps to engage people in healthier lifestyles, foster changes of behaviour to help to control costs, caused from chronicle diseases like Obesity, Diabetes, Burn-Out.
vorteco 2012 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] Hydro energy, Renewable technologies
AG Water vortex side of river power production.
Wattelse 2012 Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency ] Smarthome & building
ZG Identify energy demand and points for reduction and optimizing building management.
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