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
Prognolite 2016
ZH
validation
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis, Food, Farming or Forestry, Recreation, hotels & restaurants [ Catering, Food production & retail, Hotel, Information technology, Resource efficiency, Restaurants, Waste & recycling ]
Our forcast app tells restaurants how many guests are coming next week on which day. They can reduce food waste and improve their staff planning.
Proxipel 2013
VD
validation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ] Biomass based energy (biofuels, biogas ..)
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.
qiio 2014
ZH
validation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy efficiency, Information technology ] Electric batteries, e-mobility, Fleet management, Internet of Things, IT blockchain or algorithms, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Smart device, Smarthome & building, Wearable devices or apps
Produces and consults on smart home devices to reduce consumption; Smart Home Technology is in the business of the Internet of Things. "We create smart and energy efficient appliances for homes and industry".
Realbot Engineering 2018
ZH
validation
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis Robotic, Sensors
SAM is a non-humanoidal robot, which is 1.70m tall, 5KG heavy and has a high resolution rotating camera and a high quality microphone. Furthermore, SAM is equipped with various sensors that can provide extensive information about its environment. SAM can be stationed at any location, and can be accessed worldwide.
Recogn.ice 2021

validation
Behavioural change, Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Landscape conservation and management ] IT data usage, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Measuring & monitoring e.g. environemental data
We, a young bunch of natural scientists and journalists, truly believe that recognition is key to care. This is why, in January 2019, we felt the urgency to launch “Recogn.ice”; a nonprofit organisation for the recognition of this cryosphere. Our team is committed to accomplish that one goal: for people around the world to recognise, understand and ultimately care for all frozen parts of our planet. Founded in February 2019 in Zurich, the core team of Recogn.ice consists of a glacierologist, a geologist, a communications consultant, an award-winning designer, data scientists and IT specialists. Together, we strive to present these features and data in an attractive and intuitive way : - with yellow frames indicating the very presence of the surrounding expression of the cryosphere ; - with an intuitive app ; - with an educational website mapping the cryosphere.
Re-Company 2021
GE
validation
Health & House & Body Care, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Waste & recycling ] Waste management technologies
Reinvent common products to have a sustainable impact. Starting with a bottle. REBO is the first product from the Re-company, and is a REvolutionary BOttle. It is the first bottle that cleans the planet as you drink. Thanks to a smart cap we are able to measure the water intake (and plastic saving) of the user, send it to the REBO app, convert it through blockchain into a green credit, and use the proceedings to fund the collection of bottles littering the environment. The bottle also offers a customized hydration plan to its users, it is equipped with a unique one hand push cap (developed with Aptar), and has an insulated stainless steel body keeping drinks cold for 24h.
Roll2Go 2019
ZH
validation
Transport & Mobility [ Information technology, Mobility & Fleet management, Recreation ] e-motorbike, e-motorcycle, e-scooter, IT data usage
Roll2Go is an integrator of micro-mobility. We build on top of recent international success of free-floating rental schemes with e-scooters and bicycles and aim to foster their long-term potential for urban mobility.
rovenso 2016
VD
validation
Environment, sustainability & hazard prevention management [ Natural hazards & catastrophe prevention & protection ] Robotic, Video and Film
ROVENSO makes agile robots for security monitoring of industrial sites. Concretely, their robots patrol fully autonomously inside and outside industrial buildings at night, detecting intrusions, thefts but also anomalies such as hot-spot (start of fires), liquid or gas leaks that could be dangerous for humans.
rqmicro 2013
ZH
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Healthcare ] Bio technologies
Next generation microbiology for water and food safety
rSupply Solutions 2014
ZG
validation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Waste & recycling ]
rSupply specializes in streamlining the recycling flow between recycling plants and suppliers at every step of the recycling chain. Contacts are peer to peer based, ensuring direct transactions whenever possible. rSupply allows recycling plants to outsource their complete supply management, gives expanded sales opportunities to suppliers and assists investors as they enter the recycling market.
SAMAWATT 2018
VD
validation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Energy management solutions, Information technology ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, IT blockchain or algorithms, IT data usage
SAMAWATT helps wind and solar park operators manage the market risk efficiently by providing pertinent solutions such as accurate production and price forecast, spot market trading strategies, battery storage optimization, and peer-to-peer energy exchange using modern technology and powerful algorithms.
SEDO ENGINEERING (smartIndigo) 2014
VS
validation
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps [ Biodiversity and ecosystem protection, Healthcare ] Physical & chemical & nano technologies
The brand Smart­IndigoTM stands for an industrially prov­en technology, which will make a difference by bringing a rudimentary change to the global denim dyeing industry. It is an indigo dye which needs less water and chemicals for the dyeing process.
Share your BICAR 2016
ZH
validation
Transport & Mobility [ Electricity, Engineering ] e-bike, e-mobility, e-motorbike, e-motorcycle, e-scooter, Smartcity
Electric e-bike vehicle (Production start planned for 2020); "Share Your Bicar" is a spin-off of the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) in Switzerland.
SIGMAtools 2018
ZH
validation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency ] Low technology
SIGMAtools GmbH is a high-tech Startup, founded in Zurich in 2013. With the special measuring technique, analytic process and improvement-knowhow we have majored in Energy- and Resourceefficiency in the production.
SIGS 2010
VD
validation
Climate technologies & mitigation & CO2-reduction, Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Energy efficiency, Resource efficiency ] Filters & Membranes, Photovoltaics
SIGS has developed a filtration technology in water purification using the latest renewable energy (solar/wind) supply equipment available on the market AQUAMOBILE and AQUAFILTER both able to purify Sea, Brackish or Soiled Water to the highest degree of pure clean drinking water
Silent-Power 2002
ZG
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity, Energy storage, Engineering, Heating and cooling energy ] Renewable technologies, Synthetic fuels (e.g. power to liquid)
The innovative energy system of Silent-Power is based on the liquid heating and automotive fuel, methanol. In a CO2-neutral cycle, first methanol can be obtained from clean energy.This allows the Econimo mini power plant of Silent-Power to generate electricity and hot and cold water.
SKYFORCE 2015
SH
validation
Finance, Insurance, IT or Data Analysis, Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency, Engineering ] Drone & flight, e-mobility, Low technology
SKYFORCE is a Swiss based company which aims to introduce the latest type-certified gyroplane and ecological light aircraft solutions to professional users around the world. We provide information about highly efficient, ecological and cost effective light aviation technology and provide the best aerial solutions for law enforcement, homeland security, emergency services, environmental monitoring and metropolitan traffic authorities.
smart grid solutions 2016
ZH
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity, Electricity grids & flexibility ] IT blockchain or algorithms, Smartgrid
GridBox, the largest Smart Grid demo project in Switzerland, laid the fundament for smart grid solutions AG. The project partners founded the spin-off in August 2016 to support the network operators on their way into the decentralized & digital age with an innovative network management solution.
SmartSmallHouse 2018
LU
validation
Construction & buildings [ Construction of buildings, Resource efficiency ] Construction: Resource or material optimisation
SmartSmallHouse construct affordable, sustainable, premium single family homes.
Smartvolt 2013
BE
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production), Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity, Electricity efficiency, Energy storage, Information technology ] Electric batteries, Photovoltaics
Smartvolt is a system developer for smart and innovative solar solutions & installation service and consulting. The SmartSolarBox improves the installation for photovoltaics on flat roofs. The SmartPowerDesk is an intelligent energy management. SmartSolarStorage is an efficient and compact battery solution
Social Fabric 2016
ZH
validation
Clothes, Textiles, Wearables devices or apps [ Waste & recycling ] Low technology
Social Fabric is a ecological and social sustainable textile center based in Zurich. We use textiles with a small ecological and positive social footprint. We run a program that aims to empower refugees in our local community through textile work.
SolarXplorers (SolarStratos) 2014
VD
validation
Transport & Mobility [ Energy efficiency, Engineering ] e-mobility, Photovoltaics
SolarStratos is an aeronautical project aimed at flying a solar-powered airplane for the first time to the stratosphere.
Spark Horizon 2018
ZG
validation
Transport & Mobility [ Energy storage, Mobility & Fleet management ] e-vehicle charging
Spark Horizon was founded with a crystal-clear mission and vision: to accelerate the introduction of electric vehicles while balancing the interests of all stakeholders in the value chain. In fact, the lack of an affordable and dense EV charging infrastructure remains one of the biggest obstacles to broad consumer acceptance of EV. To solve this problem, Spark Horizon is deploying the first network of free and universal charges across Europe, promoted through targeted advertising and marketing partnerships.
SRM Swiss Renewables Marketplace 2013
ZH
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Electricity ] IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals
SRM Swiss Renewables Marketplace AG specialises in increasing the competitiveness of natural power plants. We reduce their operating costs, secure electricity marketing and thus make them competitive in the low-price electricity market in the long term. We offer suitable services and workshops for power plant-owners and -operators throughout Switzerland. Every year, we also identify, bundle and sell entire plant packages if you want to sell your plants and maximise the proceeds and probability of sale.
Starlac Energy 2013
GE
validation
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
Consultants for developing 100% autonomous and renewable energy concepts, that are highly profitable solutions and investment, in the goal of ridding completly houses and commerces of fossil energy.
Stignergy 2012
VD
validation
Energy usage, efficiency & prosumption [ Electricity efficiency, Energy efficiency ] Grid: Efficient power transmission or distribution, IT-platforms or networking solutions, e.g. portals, Smartgrid
Stignergy developed and commercializes Smart Energy Management System (SEMS), an innovative solution for the management of the electrical energy demand. SEMS is also able to manage the storage of the local production energy, and provide prediction to the SmartGrid for the balance of Demand/Response
STOR-H TECHNOLOGIES 2017
GE
validation
Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Energy Production, Mobility & Fleet management ] Hydrogen technology and fuel cells, Renewable technologies
STOR-H Technologie is part of the company AAQIUS, which is an innovative company specialized in the development of low-carbon, disruptive technology standards for transport and energy. STOR-H Technologies has developed a new energy standard based on a very innovative use of green hydrogen stored at very low pressures in plug & play cartridges to facilitate and accelerate the transition to low-carbon urban mobility. Reusable and recyclable, these hydrogen cartridges are used to drive different types of vehicles, 2, 3 and 4 wheels, for an urban mobility without any pollution.
swiss chips (BanChips) 2018
AG
validation
Food, Farming or Forestry [ Food production & retail ] Low technology
swiss banana chips
Swiss Eco Line 2015
GR
validation
Natural resources, Material efficiency or Recycling & Waste Management [ Resource efficiency ] Enabling technologies
Swiss Eco Line AG develops and markets water efficient, energy sustainable bathroom products designed to maximize the use of water, energy and other natural resources.
SWISS PV 2015
SO
validation
Construction & buildings, Energy production & distribution & storage (incl.tool production) [ Construction of buildings, Electricity ] Photovoltaics
Planning and implementation of complex solar projects, to integer the solar technology not only in buildings, but also in the living environment and people's awareness.
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