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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
FenX 2019 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Construction of buildings, Construction of infrastructure (roads, bridges ..), Waste & recycling ] Physical or chemical technologies
ZH FenX is designing and developing foam products and foam formulations made from available waste or natural materials and addressed to real estate developers, construction companies and architects. The product: Non-flammable, non-toxic insulation foam causing zero CO2 emission.
Fiaxell 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.
Fireforce Technology 2018 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Heat energy ] Heat industrial usage, Heating in buildings
VD Fireforce Technology develops clean and effective biomass combustion processes that emits ultra-low pollutant levels. We develop our own models of wood burners adapted to your application.
Fleco Power 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.
Flisom 2005 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Electricity efficiency ] New chemical materials, Photovoltaics
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.
Flowconverter Energy 2007 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] Hydro energy (small scale)
ZH The company aims to develop, manufacture and operate innovative environmental technologies. The main produkt is the FLOWCONVERTER™, an innovative flow generator for the generation of electric current. The fields of application of FLOWCONVERTER™ are brooks, rivers, canals and ocean currents, where it can be installed without a negative impact on fish or the waters natural behaviour.
Fluid Solids 2011 Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas), Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Construction of buildings, Engineering, 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 since the material is made from organic waste and by-products.
Fluxim 2007 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity, Energy efficiency, Information technology, Many fields ] Electric batteries, 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 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 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.
FOODOO 2018 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Waste & recycling ] Low technology
BE With a mobile kitchen and voluntary helpers we produce high quality and marketable products to fight against food waste and its consequences for the environment. The products produced at our FOODOO FACTORY Parties are distributed on foodoo.world and through its partners throughout Switzerland. The main product is FOODOO GEMÜSEBOUILLON PASTE.
Gaia Membranes 2019
AG Gaia Membranes develops and manufactures ion exchange membranes that can boost the performance of multiple energy storage and conversion technologies. Amphion™ is the innovative membrane technology.
Gaiasens Technologies 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 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 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 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity, Heat energy ] Heating in buildings, Photovoltaics
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 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.
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.
geoimpact 2017 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
BE Geoimpact runs the web-based platform Swiss Energy Planning which can be used throughout Switzerland. Energy potential can be detected at any location based on intuitive apps and intelligent services. Planning becomes digital, collaborative and simple. geoimpact focus on making the models of the future transparent with intuitive applications in the fields of energy, smart city and geoinformation. An agile approach enables efficient development processes and rapid implementation of complex requirements.
Geopraevent 2012 Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Natural hazards & catastrophe prevention & protection ] Data usage, Geophysical & technical
ZH Geopraevent develops, installs and operates premium alarm and monitoring systems for natural hazards. We focus on customer-specific and highly reliable solutions.
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.
Gjosa 2016 Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Energy efficiency, Resource efficiency ] Hydro energy (small scale), Water conservation
BE Gjosa technology, inspired by Icelandic geysers, lies in the patented design of the shower head, which by splitting the flow, increasing the power of the jet and profiling fine droplets, reduces the flow of water to 2 litres per minute, compared to an average of 11 litres with ordinary equipment.
Glycemicon 2013 Health & House & Body Care [ Healthcare ]
AG Glycemicon AG is a Swiss biotechnology company developing novel nutraceuticals for the maintenance of normal blood sugar levels and better weight management, using new approaches that were initially developed at the University of Science & Technology ETH Zurich.
Go Electric 2013 Transport & Mobility e-mobility
FR Advice on clean mobility and selling/ retail of electric vehicles
Alver (Golden Chlorella) 2015 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Low technology, Unknown
VD Alver is a new food company producing everyday foods that are based on Golden ChlorellaTM. This nutrient-dense micro-algae is a truly sustainable source of protein, something which the planet needs if we are to be able to feed the ever-increasing world population. We have launched with our 100% natural EASY PROTEIN powder and three different Golden Chlorella packed biscuits. We are developing soups and sauces. The business started trading in October 2016 in a successful trial period to assess market potential. Products were sold through independent shops in and around Geneva. Feedback has been very positive with a loyal client base. Consumer research carried out online in November 2016 confirmed the opportunity.
Goldstroem 2016 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] Photovoltaics, Solarthermal energy
ZH Some claim that solar power is expensive. Not true. Our solar systems produce, thanks to efficient construction, more economical to operate than any other Electricity supplier. Because with our Solar systems save you transport costs (network charges) and public charges.
Good Soaps 2011 Health & House & Body Care [ Cleaning ] Low technology
LU Since 2011, we have been developing and producing ecological, sustainable cleaning agents based on european plants.
Go Solar (energiemoebel.ch) 2007 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] Photovoltaics
ZH The goal is to support electric grid with energy produced from garden furniture as solar tables, sheds, etc..
gr3n 2013 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Waste recovery, recycling and re-use
TI gr3n developed an innovative process, based on a new application of microwave technology to a well known chemical reaction which provides for the first time with an economically efficient chemical recycling process of PET (Polyethylene Terephtalate) and allows an industrial implementation of this recycling method. This new process can potentially change how PET is recycled worldwide with a huge financial benefit for the recycling industry.
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