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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
Grove Boats 2010
VD
established
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Transport & Mobility [ Maritime and waterways transport, Mobility & Fleet management, Waste & recycling ] Electric batteries, e-mobility, Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies
Grove Boats SA designs, builds and commercializes electro-solar and hybrid boats intended for passenger transportation, for capacities ranging from 12 to 100 passengers. Our products are designed in Switzerland, built in Europe and used throughout the world; they combine nautical know-how and solar technology. Our experienced technical team is also available for engineering and consulting mandates related to “clean navigation” and the development of prototypes. Such developments enabled us for example to recently launch the “Solar SeaCleaner”, first st “zero emission” boat to clean port and swimming areas Participation: Grove Boats SA designs, builds and commercialises electric and solar boats. Our products are designed in Switzerland, built in Europe and used throughout the world; they combine nautical know-how and solar technology. Our experienced technical team is also available for engineering and consulting mandates related to “clean navigation” and the development of “zero emission” crafts to clean port and swimming areas
GRZ Technologies 2017
VS
validation
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Energy storage ] Electric batteries, Enabling technologies, Hydrogen technology and fuel cells, Renewable technologies, Synthetic fuels (e.g. power to liquid)
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
ZH
validation
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Transport & Mobility [ Transport & logisticsof goods ] Renewable technologies
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
VS
validation
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Transport & Mobility [ Airplanes & transport, Engineering ] Electric batteries, e-mobility, Photovoltaics, Synthetic fuels (e.g. power to liquid)
Experts in aviation. Building electric driven aircrafts and Battery management systems for aircrafts and critical applications.
H.Glass 2011
FR
growth
Construction & buildings, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Engineering ] Photovoltaics
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.
hiLyte 2018
NE
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity, Electricity efficiency, Energy storage ] Electric batteries
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. Even if the product is still in development, the field testing in summer 2018 has shown a very strong need for this product. The crowdfunding planed early 2019 will lead to put on sale the first batteries where it is needed. In addition of being a solution for light and phone charging to those without electricity access, the hiLyte battery is an excellent tool for teaching chemistry in schools worldwide.
Hive Power 2017
TI
formation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity grids & flexibility, Energy efficiency, Information technology ] IT blockchain or algorithms
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
VS
growth
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Information technology, Service pooling ] Communication, Enabling technologies, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Secure remote access, remote programming, system networking and remote support. Smart Buildings and house technic
HQ Energie 2012
BS
established
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy efficiency ] Photovoltaics
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.
Hydromea 2014
VD
formation
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Environmental monitoring ] Drone & flight, Enabling technologies
Hydromea SA is a deeptech start-up from the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland, with the goal to bring the latest advanced technology from microengineering and robotics to the environmental water quality market. By leveraging automation, data management and multi-robot systems with AI, Hydromea aims to provide high-resolution in-situ data (which to date cannot be obtained by other means), cost-effectively and fast. The high-resolution and real-time data obtained simultaneously across a defined volume of water brings unparalleled value to numerous industries – from mapping the extent of an oil spill or turbidity profiles during delta works and port construction to nitrate plume detection, closed space surveys and management of bath and potable water
Hydroswiss 2011
TI
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling, Water Management ] Waste management technologies
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 2012
FR
validation
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)
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
GE
validation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Environmental monitoring ] Bio technologies
ID-GENE provides fast, sensitive and reliable genetic tests for environmental bioassessment and biomonitoring from all types of environmental samples: water, sediment, soil. We cover all habitats from terrestrial and freshwater to coastal marine and deep-sea settings. Our versatile analytical tools are appropriate for all types of organisms from bacteria to protists, plants and animals.
ImagineCargo 2014
ZH
growth
Transport & Mobility [ Transport & logisticsof goods ] e-bike, e-car, e-cargo, e-mobility
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
VS
growth
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity, Electricity efficiency, Electricity grids & flexibility ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Smartgrid
Imperix develops high-end control equipment and prototyping hardware for power electronics, drives, smart grids and related topics. Its products are designed to enable cutting-edge innovation in corporate and academic environments. They are especially valued for their ability to accelerate the implementation of laboratory-scale power converters and facilitate the derivation of high quality experimental results.
INDEOtec 2007
NE
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Electricity ] Enabling technologies, Photovoltaics
Indeotec specializes in the design and integration of PECVD, PVD and LPCVD reactors, vacuum system, very high frequency VHF plasma excitation and system automation. Indeotec is driven by innovation, technology and committed to providing practical and top quality solutions that save time and improve the transfer of technology in the solar PV, TFT-LCD and MEMS segments. Our staff is comprised of a team of talented and experienced professionals with in-depth knowledge of thin films manufacturing equipment and device development and optimisation.
Inergio 2018
VD
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy storage ] Electric batteries, Hydrogen technology and fuel cells
INERGIO develops low-cost decentralized energy solution serving consumer, security, off-grid industry and robotic systems. Their lightweight fuel cell power packs are operating based on widely available butane/propane providing a reliable, lightweight and eco-friendly solution at high autonomy.
INNOmaterials 2013
JU
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Engineering ] Acoustic materials & technologies e.g. noise, vibration mitigation, Material & Products based on biomass, New chemical materials, Physical & chemical & nano technologies
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.
InnoSense (GridSense) 2017
ZH
growth
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity, Electricity grids & flexibility, Energy efficiency, Heating and cooling energy ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Smartgrid
GridSense is a turnkey home energy management system (HEMS) which understands the energy flows in a household and distribution grid, and optimises this across all appliances. GridSense controls the energy from heat pumps, water heaters, charging stations for electric vehicles, PV inverters and batteries autonomously and predictively, in a decentralised way.
Innovational (Glice) 2012
LU
growth
Recreation, hotels & restaurants [ Recreation, Sport ] New chemical materials
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.
Innovenergy 2013
BE
growth
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy storage ] Electric batteries
Intermediate salt battery system between prosumers and grid, for example IndieWatt mobile salt battery for farmers in the alps.
Insolar Technologies 2019
ZG
growth
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis, Transport & Mobility [ Information technology ] IT blockchain or algorithms, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Global technology company building public and private blockchain solutions on Insolar Blockchain Platform
Insolight 2015
VD
growth
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Electricity, Energy efficiency, Farming & agriculture, Resource efficiency ] Photovoltaics
Insolight aims to simplify sunlight concentration for photovoltaic systems (CPV) by drastically changing the way of tracking the sun throughout the year. We combine the advantages of standard solar panels mounting structure, with the high efficiency of concentrated photovoltaics. Currently in the R&D phase with some patents pending, we aim to rapidly bring our product to market. Participation: Insolight aims to simplify sunlight concentration for photovoltaic systems (CPV) by drastically changing the way of tracking the sun throughout the year. We combine the advantages of standard solar panels mounting structure, with the high efficiency of concentrated photovoltaics. Currently in the R&D phase with some patents pending, we aim to rapidly bring our product to market.
InstaHeat 2019
ZH
formation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Electricity efficiency, Heating and cooling energy ] Heat industrial usage, Heating in buildings
InstaHeat is a technology-based Company located in Zürich. We developed a new kind of heating device being able to heat any conductive fluid instantly and precisely to the desired temperature with very high efficiency. The device generates the heat directly within the fluid, eliminating the need for a heating element. The technology allows a compact design so that it fits into various machines.
Involi 2016
VD
validation
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis, Transport & Mobility [ Airplanes & transport, Information technology, Prevention of or protection from technical risks ] Drone & flight, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Sensors
INVOLI develops and produces air traffic awareness systems for professional drone applications.
iWin 2018
TI
formation
Construction & buildings, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] Photovoltaics
We patented an innovative window solution to integrate flexible thin film photovoltaic cells into windows blinds without compromising the design and the operation of the system. With iWin you can first protect your house from overheating in summer, reducing the energy bill and second it produces renewable electricity. iWin has reached the Proof of Concept (PoC) stage and now we are building the large size prototype.
Joulia 2010
BE
established
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Health & House & Body Care [ Energy management solutions, Heating and cooling energy ] Enabling technologies, Heating in buildings
Invisibly integrated in a slim shower channel, Joulia-Inline recovers heat efficiently from the warm used shower water as it goes down the drain. Thanks to simple cold water diversion, the heat recovery unit saves up to 42% energy.
Juice Technology 2014
ZG
growth
Transport & Mobility Electric batteries, e-mobility, e-vehicle charging
Development and manufacture of charging infrastructure, charging stations, chargers, charging cables and electrical components for e-mobility.
Kido Dynamics 2018
VD
validation
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis, Transport & Mobility [ Many fields, Mobility & Fleet management, Road vehicles and transport ] IT blockchain or algorithms, Smartcity
Kido Dynamics provides tools for companies to deeply understand people’s mobility patterns. Our technology provides exhaustive, contextual analytics for people mobility patterns. Demand for such tools is very broad all over the world, including segments such as transportation, out-of-home marketing, tourism, events, and smart cities.
KITRO 2017
ZH
formation
Food, Farming or Forestry, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management, Recreation, hotels & restaurants [ Resource efficiency, Restaurants, Waste & recycling ] Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
Measuring and reducing food waste in restaurants and canteens with user-friendly solution that reduces cost and wasted resources.
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