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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
Green Cars 2010 Transport & Mobility [ Services pooling ] e-mobility, Synthetic fuels (e.g. power to liquid)
VD GreenCars-Rental offers you rental cars that are environmentally friendly not only because of their very low fuel consumption but also from a global policy of environmental management around the cars.
GREEN CARS 2010 Recreation, hotels & restaurants, Transport & Mobility [ Electricity, Mobility & Fleet management ] e-car, e-mobility
GE Green Cars Challenge is sustainable concept that is ideal for business team-building, incentive and corporate events, as well as public relations and marketing exercises. Your guests are given the task of following a spectacular route using a rally-style roadbook, while managing the energy.
GreenGoWeb 2012 Behavioural change, Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Communication, Media, Education or Games, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Games ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
VS App for corporate sustainable behaviour challenges.
GreenGT 2008 Transport & Mobility [ Electricity efficiency, Engineering ] e-car, e-mobility, Hydro energy, Renewable technologies, Synthetic fuels (e.g. power to liquid)
VD GreenGT is an independent Swiss company that has designed and developed high-performance clean and durable electric-hydrogen propulsion systems since 2008. GreenGT technology is based on the use of the hydrogen-powered electric motor through the use of the fuel cell.
greenmatch 2013 Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
BL Finance modelling tool for renewable energy projects and matchmaking plattform to find investors for green projects. Assess and structure renewable energy projects reliabily.
Green Motion 2009 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Transport & Mobility [ Electricity, Energy storage ] e-car, e-mobility, enabling technologies, E-vehicle charging, Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Renewable technologies
VD Green Motion designs, produces and distributes charging systems for electric vehicles. The product range includes private and public charging stations, quick charging stations and central charging management systems for car parks.
greenTEG 2009 Construction & buildings, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy efficiency, Heat energy ] heating in buildings, Internet of Things, Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data, Physical or chemical technologies, Sensors
ZH U-value, R-value, humidity, and surface temperature measurements made easy. We produce heat flux sensors as a ETH Spin off (patented technology, production in Technopark - can be visited). We developed a unique U-value measurement tool for usage by energy consultants and building physics.
Green-Y 2014 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy management solutions, Energy storage, Heat energy ] Energy storage other than batteries
BE Green-Y combines electricity storage together with a heating and cooling unit in one decentralized device. This leads to a highly efficient tri-generation energy storage system which allows electricity storage on a household scale.
Ground Up Project 2014 Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis low technology
GE he Ground_Up Project is a deal-sourcing platform for sustainability. As the leading platform for impact ventures looking for under $20M, we achieve scale through our proprietary Value Compass, which analyses and scores projects, and aggregates portfolios to match investor requirements.
Grove Boats 2010 Transport & Mobility [ Maritime and waterways transport, Mobility & Fleet management, Waste & recycling ] e-mobility
VD Grove Boats develops solar electric boats for professionals. The Aquabus line for passengers transportation and SeaCleaners, that are service boats collecting floating waste in port areas and inland waters.
Grueniger PLUS 2011 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency ]
AG Grüniger Plus GmbH is an expert in the field of energy and process optimisation of industrial processes as well as thermal systems and plants. The focus is on holistic considerations of systems and processes as well as their energetic and economic optimization.
GRZ Technologies 2017 Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Energy storage ] Electric batteries, enabling technologies, Hydro energy, Synthetic fuels (e.g. power to liquid)
VS GRZ Technologies Ltd. is a company active in the field of renewable energy storage. Two products were released in 2017: a Hydrogen Compressor (HyCo) and an Advanced Gas Analysing System (AGAS). Both are laboratory equipment for the scientific community as well as for quality control in industry
H2 ENERGY 2014 Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) Renewable technologies
ZH H2 Energy wants to make hydrogen a cornerstone of the energy system. They see themselves as business innovators for renewable energies. Refining electricity into hydrogen enables the power companies to stand out from the crowd and regulate their production. Hydrogen can be used in a variety of ways, offering consumers some relevant and enhanced alternatives.
H55 2015 Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Transport & Mobility [ Engineering ] Electric batteries, e-mobility, Photovoltaics, Synthetic fuels (e.g. power to liquid)
VS Experts in aviation. Building electric driven aircrafts and Battery management systems for aircrafts and critical applications.
Hello Vegan 2012 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] low technology
ZH Online store for vegan products (food, cosmetics, household products).
Hexis 2006 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Construction of infrastructure (roads, bridges ..), Electricity, Heat energy ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Heat industrial usage, heating in buildings
ZH Leading competence in unit electricity and heat system for houses and buildings from innovative fuel cell design; The Swiss company HEXIS is one of the world's leading companies in the field of high-temperature fuel cell technology (SOFC - Solid Oxide Fuel Cell) for stationary applications
H.Glass 2011 Construction & buildings, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Engineering ] Photovoltaics
FR Colorful, semi-transparent PV panels for building facade.; The newly established Swiss company, has acquired a DSC licence for transparant, colored PV cell, based on advances made by Professor Grätzel of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL).
hiLyte 2018 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption
NE hiLyte-Power is a Swiss-based startup that aims at providing cheap clean energy for people who still use kerosene for lighting. The hiLyte battery produces enough power to both charge a phone and give light to a room for one night, all the consumables being non-toxic and easy to find everywhere on Earth.
Hive Power 2017 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy efficiency, Information technology ] IT-blockchain or algorithms
TI Hive Power develops a turnkey solution for the creation and management of local energy communities on the blockchain, providing an economic optimization for their participants by lowering their bills and valorizing their assets. In collaboration with meter producers, Hive Power is building a blockchain ready energy meter, which allows to safely tokenize energy.
HOOC 2015 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Information technology, Media, Services pooling ] communication, enabling technologies, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
VS Secure remote access, remote programming, system networking and remote support
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.
Htceramix 2000 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] Electric batteries
VD HTceramix SA (HTc) is a dynamic and dedicated SME specialized in high-temperature electro-ceramic applications for energy and gas conversion. With high temperature membrane reactors as core competence, the company works as SOLIDpower’s innovation center. Located in Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland, the company cooperates with many industrial and academic partners.
Hydromea 2014 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management enabling technologies
VD Hydromea develops robots dedicated to the management of water quality. Applications: water quality in natural water reservoirs, caverns, detection and traceability of water pollution.
Hydroswiss 2011 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management
TI Hydroswiss opens at a new era of advanced design system for the treatment of waste water. Hydrofloat allows best flexibility in new projects and optimization of processes in existing plants.The Company strategy is focused on decentralize solutions to reduce the investment and increase the performances.
HYDROTHERMA Swiss Ecological Technologies 2016 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Construction of infrastructure (roads, bridges ..), Energy efficiency, Engineering, Waste & recycling ] Climate technologies, Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Hydro energy, Synthetic fuels (e.g. power to liquid)
FR HYDROTHERMA Swiss Ecological Technologies SA - is a swiss development stage company specializing in research, development, creation and implementation in the sphere of clean energy production, production of boehmite nanopowders & maintenance of ecological safety of industrial enterprises.
ID-Gene Ecodiagnostics 2014 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management Bio technologies
GE ID-GENE provides fast, sensitive and reliable genetic tests for environmental bioassessment and biomonitoring.
ImagineCargo 2014 Transport & Mobility [ Transport & logisticsof goods ] e-bike, e-car, e-cargo, e-mobility
ZH Sustainable package delivery; ImagineCargo relies on the Bike plus Rail plus Bike concept. Instead of by plane and delivery van, documents and parcels are transported to the station by bicycle, reloaded in high-speed trains and delivered to their destination by bicycle.
Imperix 2013 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Smartgrid
VS imperix is a technology provider of advanced power conversion solutions. Developing modular control and power conversion systems, they provide high-end prototyping equipment that facilitate the implementation and validation of control algorithms for power converters.
INDEOtec 2007 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Electricity ] enabling technologies, Photovoltaics
NE Plasma solar panels; As an equipment manufacturer, we are specialized in PECVD and PVD and LPCVD reactor machines. The OCTOPUS by Indeotec SA product family (R&D and pilot scale as well as mass production) is a modular and fully automated cluster system with a variety of deposition modules.
INNOmaterials 2013 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Engineering ] Material & Products based on biomass, new chemical materials
JU INNOmaterials is a very new company, based in Switzerland and Luxembourg, whose concept is to help industries solve their technical problems. We also offer them new materials, using our extensive professional experience gained in industry. We also organize external developments through an international R & D network, possibly supported by local or international subsidies.
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