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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
Hydromea 2014 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Environmental monitoring ] enabling technologies
VD 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 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling, Water Management ] Waste management technologies
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 2012 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 [ Environmental monitoring ] Bio technologies
GE 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 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 usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity, Electricity efficiency, Electricity grids & flexibility ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Smartgrid
VS 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 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Electricity ] enabling technologies, Photovoltaics
NE 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.
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.
InnoSense (GridSense) 2017 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity, Energy efficiency, Heat energy, Information technology ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Smartgrid
ZH 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.
Innovenergy 2013 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy storage ] Electric batteries
BE Intermediate salt battery system between prosumers and grid, for example IndieWatt mobile salt battery for farmers in the alps.
Innovida Swiss Technology 2016 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Resource efficiency ] heating in buildings
TI Innovida Swiss Technology SA is dedicated to innovation. The growing need for comfort at home and in public spaces creates a continuous demand for low-cost, low-environmental impact solutions. Our company's mission is therefore to develop new ideas and innovative technologies to create products that effectively meet these needs while respecting the environment, thus contributing to the preservation of the planet Innovida produces high efficiency and silent heat pumps for pools and building heating, based on an innovative Platform, patented in the world.
Innovational 2012 Recreation, hotels & restaurants [ Sport ]
LU Glice® synthetic ice brings skating anywhere, to any climate, any time! Glice® is the world leader for premium synthetic ice rinks. Glice® Zero Energy plastic ice rinks work without electricity or water
In Situ Energy 2016 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity, Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency, Energy storage ] enabling technologies, Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Renewable technologies, Smartgrid, Smarthome & building
ZH In Situ Energy AG is a Startup Company, a provider of New Energy for all. Change38, a new market model for distribution of regenerative energy wants to enable everybody choosing his prefered mix and source of regenerative energy, provided in real time. Produce regenerative, local energy when needed
Insolight 2015 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Electricity, Energy efficiency, Resource efficiency ] Photovoltaics
VD 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 2016 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) [ Electricity efficiency, Heat energy ] Heat industrial usage, heating in buildings
ZH 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.
Inventsys 2017 Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
AG Software solution, designed to enable the digitalization of governments, authorities, and municipal utilities to create smart processes. It helps digitalize the business of other verticals including facility management, utility management, security, trade marketing, and outdoor media, and any other operation that requires the geolocated real-time management of assets or field workers.
Joulia 2010 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Healthcare & Bodycare [ Heat energy ] enabling technologies, heating in buildings
BE Invisibly integrated in a slim shower channel, Joulia-Inline recovers heat efficiently from the used shower water. Thanks to simple cold water diversion, the heat recovery unit saves up to 42% energy
K-Elec 2018
The K-ELEC project, focused on the electric mobility of the future, offers a kit and retrofit service to transform end-of-life gasoline vehicles into electric vehicles, while reusing as many components as possible. It is thus possible to avoid the destruction of viable components, to switch to the electric, which is less expensive to buying a new vehicle.
Keller Technologies 2000 Construction & buildings, Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Construction of buildings, Resource efficiency ]
ZG Plan, design and build to level, environmentally friendly buildings, neighbourhoods with interessting architecture
Kido Dynamics 2018 Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis, Transport & Mobility [ Many fields, Mobility & Fleet management, Road transport ] 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 Food, Farming or Forestry, Recreation, hotels & restaurants [ Resource efficiency, Waste & recycling ] Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
ZH Measuring and reducing food waste in restaurants and canteens with user-friendly solution that reduces cost and wasted resources.
Komp-ACT 2018 Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency ] motor & actuator
VD KOMP-ACT has a revolutionary modularized technology that enables actuators to provide programmable forces with high accuracy. KOMP-ACT’s actuators are energy efficient, clean, lightweight and small; all that with similar prices of the inferior technologies currently available in the market.
KoSaBe Energy 2012 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Construction of infrastructure (roads, bridges ..), Electricity, Energy sufficiency, Engineering ] Climate technologies, enabling technologies, Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Hydro energy (small scale), lighting, Photovoltaics, Wind energy
NW KoSaBe Energy developes efficient technologies for the exploitation of wind power, hydropower and sunshine and a technology for the production of drinking water from sea-, river and underground water.
kWIQly 2008 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Electricity efficiency, Financing and financial services ] Climate technologies, data usage, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
BE kWIQly interprets automatic meter reading data and identifies energy waste. Online discovery of energy saving opportunities from consumption data; kWIQly distils actionable insights from energy metering and weather data for energy managers. This allows energy retailers to support clients, ease acquisition, improve retention and drive cross-sales.
LavaConcept Switzerland 2013 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Engineering, Resource sufficiency ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Geothermal energy
AI Construction materials made from volcanic lava residues.
LEDCity 2017 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency ] LED, lighting
ZH LEDCity develops autonomous lights with various integrated sensors to let them decide by itself if and how much light is needed. Savings up to 90% are possible.
LENR Cars 2012 Transport & Mobility [ Electricity, Engineering, Heat energy ] e-car, Electric batteries, e-mobility, E-vehicle charging, Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution
VD Autonomous electric vehicles, hydrogren fuel cells driven by cold fusion. There is no proof that this can work anytime soon.
L.E.S.S. 2012 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Resource efficiency ] lighting
VD Our goal is to design and develop effective and innovative lighting solutions to ensure reliable, sustainable and competitive systems. LED small scale lighting systems.
Le Thiec ASD 2018 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] low technology
Innovative solutions for more recycling like foldable, light bins, compressing rubbish, new materials etc.
LINDA Swiss 2018 Construction & buildings, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] drone & flight
ZH LINDA acquires and processes data of its customers infrastructure data. The customers benefits of low prices and highest infrastructure data.
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