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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
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 IT system that learns and anticipates demand patterns to effectively integrate wind and solar.
INNOVARADIO 2009 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency ]
GE Innovaradio produces modules for telecommunications transmitters allowing to reduce the energy consumption of TV and telephone transmitters by 35%, while keeping the same power and resignation quality.
Innovenergy 2013 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy storage ] Electric batteries
BE Intermediate generator/battery system between prosumers and grid, for example IndieWatt mobile salt battery.
Innovida Swiss Technology 2016 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Resource efficiency ] heating in buildings
TI 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 is building solar panels that redirect and concentrate the sunlight, to double efficiency, and reduce costs of solar electricity
Inventsys 2015 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
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 [ Mobility & Fleet management ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
VD 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.
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 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 2016 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.
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.
Liot (VOLTEX) 2018 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Electric batteries, e-mobility, IT-blockchain or algorithms, Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data, Photovoltaics, Renewable technologies, Smartgrid, Solarthermal energy, Wind energy
TG VOLTEX has a peer to peer it-plattform and produces modules that measure, control and regulate the power grid. Stable voltages, reactive power blackouts and grid overcapacities can be avoided.
Loriot 2015 Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
ZH Internet platform for hosting IoT solution, focus can be on energy efficiency in buildings
Lumartix 2010 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency ] lighting
VD Lumartix is unveiling new generation power light source. Lumixo plasma lamp reduce dramatically the operating and maintenance costs thanks to producing directly spectrum AM1.5 or AM0 (without filter) and the very long lamp life time up to 40'000 hours.
Magripol 2010 Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Construction & buildings [ Construction of buildings, Energy efficiency, Resource efficiency ] heating in buildings
VD Magripol manufactures ecological and natural insulation for all needs of the construction industry.
Mein-Küchenchef 2015 Food, Farming or Forestry, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management, Recreation, hotels & restaurants [ Catering, Food production & retail, Restaurants, Waste & recycling ] enabling technologies
BE The company sells ready-to-serve meals that vary seasonally and can be preserved for up to four weeks by the Sousvide type of preparation without artificial preservatives. The aspect of No food waste and regional production runs through the entire value chain of Mein-Küchenchef.
Mil-tek 2002 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] enabling technologies
VD Leading supplier of space-saving, air-driven waste and baling presses for minimizing and recycling cardboard, plastic, polystyrene and general residual waste.
MIRO Analytical Technologies 2018 Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction [ Resource efficiency ]
ZH MIRO Analytical Technologies has been founded as an Empa spinoff to bring the latest mid-infrared gas sensing technology based on quantum cascade lasers (QCL) to the market.
Misurio (energyon) 2008 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity, Energy efficiency, Information technology, Many fields ] Electric batteries, enabling technologies, Hydro energy, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Smartgrid
VS Software for optimizing economic decisions around utility investments in capacity, storage and grid
MobileThinking 2013 Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Games, Information technology ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
GE Development of Android and iOS mobile applications and innovative solutions
Molok Recycling Company 2001 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ]
VD OptiWaste offers a comprehensive range of waste management solutions (underfloor containers, semi-underfloor containers, overhead containers, barriers for recycling yards, etc.).
MoSan GmbH 2016 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] low technology
LU Mosan is a rapid-deployable sanitation solution for challenging environments as slums and refugee camps. It contains a urine-divertig dry toilet and ecological system that consideres human excreta as a valuable ressource.
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