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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
UniqueTrace (FairTrace) 2013 Industrial process & manufacture (technology usefull for many areas) Enabling technologies
VS FairTrace developed FairTrace Traceability Tool. It's an effective, innovative and patented computer software solution which ensure traceability of goods, ingredients and guarantee their origin.
FAIRTIQ 2013 Transport & Mobility IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
BE We are an innovative, dynamic company that makes travelling by public transport easier than ever before. The FAIRTIQ app offers the simplest, most cost-effective tickets - for travellers, transport authorities and public transport operators. After a greatly successful launch in Switzerland, we are now expanding into new markets. Our ultimate goal is to simplify sustainable mobility internationally.
UniSieve 2018 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy efficiency ] Unknown
ZH Over 10% of the total energy consumption worldwide is due to separation processes. To target this issue, we developed a membrane technology, which allows cost and energy efficient separation of gases. The technology is based on an inventive way of integrating metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) into polymeric membranes. The UniSieve technology has the potential to create various separation solutions for small-scale home applications (B2C), and also large-scale industrial processes (B2B). Currently, the focus is set on building modules for the purification of hydrogen (energy, cleantech industry) and propylene (oil&gas, chemical industry).
Wildbiene + Partner 2013 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection ] Low technology
ZH Wildbiene + Partner aims at the promotion of wild bees by developing and offering bee-promoting products, planning and implementing large-scale wild bee habitats and educational work at public and private events. In addition, specific wild bees are actively propagated by society and offered for pollination in agriculture.
SolarXplorers (SolarStratos) 2014 Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency, Engineering ] e-mobility, Photovoltaics
VD SolarStratos is an aeronautical project aimed at flying a solar-powered airplane for the first time to the stratosphere.
INNOmaterials 2013 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 or chemical technologies
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.
Chimpy (Batte.re) 2013 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] Electric batteries, Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Renewable technologies
ZH Solar power compensated battery for small electronics; Battere offers the most convenient solution for people on the go to recharge their smartphone. Users pick up a pre-charged power bank, charge their smartphone on the go and return the power bank at any other point of sale. Available at 1000 PoS
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.
Swiss Alpine Fish (swisslachs) 2013 Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management, Food, Farming or Forestry [ Catering, Food production & retail, Resource efficiency, Restaurants ] Enabling technologies, Hydro energy (small scale)
ZH Swiss Alpine Fish AG sustainably breeds salmon in an indoor facility in Lostallo, using the latest technology, making it the cleanest and most sustainable fish farm in the world.
gr3n 2013 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Waste recovery, recycling and re-use
TI 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.
Go Electric 2013 Transport & Mobility e-mobility
FR Advice on clean mobility and selling/ retail of electric vehicles
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.
Younergy 2013 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] Photovoltaics
AG Solar power subscription for homes with no up-front cost.Solar installation. Financing of solar installations.
Solar Retrofit 2013 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) Photovoltaics
TI The Solar Retrofit System for triangle mounting is a wall mounting system for photovoltaic, thermal and hybrid solar modules , arranged on horizontal or vertical rows, and inclined at 30 °. The main advantage of the Solar Retrofit triangle photovoltaic solar module mounting system is the increase in energy efficiency.
Cormo 2013 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Waste & recycling ] Bio technologies, Material & Products based on biomass
BE Cormo AG offers new sustainable solutions from Corn. The company developed and patented the process for turning corn-field waste into a 100% sustainable peat moss substitute (TEFA) for the agricultural industry and foam products (BABS) for material science use such as air filters.
TwingTec 2013 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy efficiency ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Renewable technologies, Wind energy
ZH TwingTec has developed the energy drone. The drone flies on a tethered wing which flies similar as a kite to harness the energy of wind. This unlocks huge unexploited wind energy resources to produce clean energy cheaper than with fossil fuels.
Pronoo 2013 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy efficiency, Information technology ] Enabling technologies, Smart device
FR EcoBITs stands for predictive regulatory optimization and automated reporting. We thus enable automated and cost-effective energy controlling Pronoó can benefit from data from all existing measuring devices as well as from external data sources and thus create greater added value.
Powergia 2013 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Electricity efficiency ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
ZH POWERGIA GmbH provides access to an liberalised electricity market for large consumers
Novamem (DrinkPure) 2013 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management Filters, Physical or chemical technologies
ZH Novamem is the first company to use state-of-the-art technology to produce micro- to nanofiltration flat sheet membranes made from almost any polymer. Since 2018 a water filter is produced, which cn fit on any tab, to provide drinking water
myNewEnergy 2013 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
ZH Internet platform for buying ecological added value of electricity products or switching to high quality products with the own provider.
Neuron 2013 Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis [ Electricity efficiency, Information technology ] Communication, Enabling technologies, IT network, Lighting, Smartcity, Smart device, Smartgrid, Smarthome & building
AG Neuron offers innovative products, platforms and services to facilitate last-mile (EDGE) IoT using powerline communication technology. With customer spread across 19 countries and 4 continents, our technologies are most used in SmartGrid and SmartCity domains..
Proxipel 2013 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..)
VD Proxipel is an innovative concept for the production of pellets. It consists of a pellet production line mounted on a truck trailer. Proxipel can granulate biomass wherever it is.
Skypull 2013 Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy efficiency, Engineering, Resource efficiency ] Drone & flight, Wind energy
TI Skypull is developing an altitude wind power system based on a fully autonomous drone that captures the energy from the strong, abundant and constant altitude winds through a ground-based generator. Skypull has proprietary, high-efficiency and resilient airframe that makes it more deployable and versatile than its competitors.
Urban Connect 2013 Transport & Mobility [ Mobility & Fleet management, Road transport ] e-bike, e-mobility
ZH Urban Connect provides all-in-one bicycle fleet solutions for corporate clients. Companies like Google, Zurich Insurance and Roche choose Urban Connect to provide fleets of e-bicycles and bicycles for their employees who are on the move in Switzerland.
Starlac Energy 2013 Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity, Energy efficiency ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, Smartgrid, Smarthome & building
GE Consultants for developing 100% autonomous energy solutions
CitizenBees 2013 Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail, Forestry ] Unknown
NE CitizenBees is an eco-responsible company that develops a ready-to-use beekeeper service to house, on the roofs of companies and communities, technological and urban hives in order to participate in the protection of bees, essential pollinating insects.
greenmatch 2013 Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
BL Finance modelling tool for renewable energy projects and matchmaking plattform to find investors for green projects. Assess and structure renewable energy projects reliabily.
Tyre Recycling Solutions 2013 Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Waste management technologies
VD TRS has developed Swiss proprietary technologies to process scrap tyres and deliver output products with significant value-in-use
reallook (selfnation) 2013 Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
ZH Responsible manufactured trousers, taylor made, easy online order and made in switzerland with high quality fabric.
Swiss Birdradar Solution 2013 Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Environmental monitoring ] Sensors
BE Swiss Birdradar Solution AG is specialized in radar remote sensing products and services for the study of bird and bat movements. The focus is on long-term monitoring as well as environmental impact assessment with respect to infrastructure constructions and wind farms.
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