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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
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.
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.
Innovida Swiss Technology 2016
TI
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas), Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Resource efficiency ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
Innovida produces high efficiency and silent heat pumps for pools and building heating, based on an innovative Platform, patented worldwide.Innovida Swiss Technology SA mission is to develop new ideas and innovative technologies to create products that effectively meet these heating needs, while respecting the environment.
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.
iolo AG 2018
FR
growth
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Energy management solutions, Information technology ] Internet of Things
The problem with Smart Homes: they are either expensive, complicated, fragile and quickly out of date or filled with gadgets with limited applications. That's why we invented dingz: a Smart Home should be easy to install and even easier to use. It doesn't need to cost too much and has to remain open to future developments. We think we did it. What might just look like an elegant light switch is nothing less than the bridge from traditional living towards the standard of the future.
iWin 2019
TI
validation
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Construction & buildings, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy Production ] 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. Participation: iWin turns high-rise and fully glazed buildings into power plants through an innovative window solution that integrate flexible thin film photovoltaic cells into windows blinds without compromising the design and the operation of the system.
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.
Koa Switzerland AG 2017
ZH
growth
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Farming & agriculture, Food production & retail, Resource efficiency ] Renewable technologies
At Koa, we redefine the perception of value creation in the cocoa value chain of rural West Africa. By utilising the so far discarded cocoa pulp, we increase the farmer’s income by 30% and reduce food waste by 40%. The new technology is carbon neutral and solar powered. Thanks to the decentral extraction, we can directly work with more than 1’000 farmers. Koa’s 100% traceable and modularly scalable operations enhance livelihood in rural communities significantly while carrying a delicious and exotic flavour into the world.
Komp-ACT 2018
VD
validation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency ] Motor & actuator
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
NW
formation
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
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.
LavaConcept Switzerland 2013
AI
growth
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Engineering, Resource sufficiency ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..), Geothermal energy
Construction materials made from volcanic lava residues, with very good heat properties.
LEDCity 2017
ZH
growth
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency ] LED, Lighting
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.
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