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
FutureThinking (Regalo) 2017
TI
validation
Communication, Media, Education or Games, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
REGALO, property of FutureThinking Sagl, provides online resources, including but not limited to a platform to post or to collect items that other users give away for free, as well as various messaging and board posting services.
Gaia Membranes 2019
AG
formation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy storage ] New chemical materials
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.
Gamaya 2015
VD
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture, Forestry, Resource sufficiency, Water Management ] Smart device
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.
gateway.uno 2016
SG
validation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy management solutions, Environmental monitoring ] Heating in buildings, Photovoltaics
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.
Geoazimut 2011
FR
growth
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Engineering, Environmental monitoring, Natural hazards & catastrophe prevention & protection ] Geophysical & technical, Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
GeoAzimut Sàrl is a company active in the fields of geosciences, geographical information systems and electronics.
GEOEG 2018
VD
growth
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Energy management solutions, Engineering, Environmental monitoring ] Communication, Low technology
At GEOEG, we foster the multiple roles of the underground, a spatial, material and resourceful medium that can support and host structures and infrastructures, as well as provide renewable energy. From this perspective, we developed a multidisciplinary approach allowing to plan, design, and manage it in the most integrated way.
geoimpact 2017
BE
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
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.
Gilytics 2017
ZH
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Electricity efficiency, Information technology, Mobility & Fleet management ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
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
BE
growth
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Energy efficiency, Resource efficiency ] Hydro energy (small scale), Water conservation
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
AG
formation
Health & House & Body Care [ Healthcare ]
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
FR
established
Transport & Mobility e-mobility
Advice on clean mobility and selling/ retail of electric vehicles
Goldstroem 2016
ZH
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] Photovoltaics, Solarthermal energy
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.
Go Solar (energiemoebel.ch) 2007
ZH
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] Photovoltaics
The goal is to support electric grid with energy produced from garden furniture as solar tables, sheds, etc..
gr3n 2013
TI
formation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Waste recovery, recycling and re-use
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.
Greenastic 2016
VD
growth
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Farming & agriculture, Gardening ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
Greenastic is the first eco-friendly digital gardening platform based on the principles of permaculture. Greenastic provide you tools to design your perfect biologic and durable garden, balcony, or terrace. From your couch, you can create the best dynamic between plants and vegetables that you like with a web application that caters to your needs.
GreenGT 2008
VD
growth
Transport & Mobility [ Electricity efficiency, Engineering ] e-car, e-mobility, Hydro energy, Renewable technologies, Synthetic fuels (e.g. power to liquid)
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
BL
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Financing and financial services ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
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
VD
established
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Transport & Mobility [ Electricity, Electricity efficiency, Energy storage, Engineering ] e-car, Electric batteries, e-mobility, e-vehicle charging, Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution
Green Motion is an independent company founded in Lausanne in 2009, which locally designs and produces charging systems for electric vehicles. The Swiss company is among pioneers of the charging infrastructure market, and has been successfully installing its charging stations throughout the country for more than 10 years. The Green Motion line includes private and public charging stations, quick chargers as well as centralized charging management systems for public parking. All Green Motion stations are designed to operate in network and include state-of-the-art functions such as multi-channel payment, vehicle charging regulation as a function of usage of the electric network as well as roaming between national and international operators.
greenTEG 2009
ZH
growth
Construction & buildings, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy efficiency, Heating and cooling energy ] Heating in buildings, Internet of Things, Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data, Physical & chemical & nano technologies, Sensors
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 Switzerland). We developed a unique U-value measurement tool for usage by energy consultants and building physics.
Ground Up Project 2014
GE
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Financing and financial services ] Low technology
The Ground_Up Project is a deal-sourcing platform for sustainability.
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
Growcer 2019
BS
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry Low technology
vertical farming
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.
Hades Technologies 2019
ZH
formation
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Environmental monitoring, Information technology ] IT data usage
Automatically detecting defects in sewer inspection videos - not only much faster, but also objective and less error-prone.
Heizungsmacher 2017
BS
growth
Construction & buildings [ Construction of buildings, Heating and cooling energy ] Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies
Heizungsmacher AG, is a Swiss company specialising in the replacement of old heating systems with modern heat pumps as well as the planning and installation of photovoltaic systems in the segment of detached and semi-detached houses.
Helvitek Labs 2020
VD
formation
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps [ Healthcare ]
The goal of the company is to create the next generation of urban life anti-pollution masks combining state-of-the-art protection with a revolutionary design.
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.
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