This article showcases our top picks for the best Germany based Environmental Engineering startups. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Environmental Engineering industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.
We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.
We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
Top Germany Environmental Engineering Startups
ubitricity has developed a highly efficient solution to make charging and billing of green electricity affordable everywhere.The ubitricity Mobile Charging System offers the first possibility to roll out scalable charging infrastructure everywhere. To this end, ubitricity has developed an intelligent charging cable which entails all metering and billing technology: the SmartCable.
The user carries the mobile electricity contract, tied to the SmartCable, along to the charging spot. The technologically lean charging spots produce next to no running costs.
They can be installed practically everywhere: at a wall, integrated into a standing pole or even integrated into urban furniture such as street lights. The user portal offers (among other services) a transparent overview of all transaction data.
The charging and transaction data is managed by ubitricity. The all-round service is completed by the monthly invoice..
Klima is a provider of CO2 offsetting services used to reverse the effects of climate change. Its application allows users to calculate their footprint and understand the climate impact of their lifestyle and allows them to support science-backed projects that remove or prevent the same amount of emissions elsewhere that helps users realize their carbon emission goals.
Klima was founded in 2019 and is headquartered in Berlin, Germany.. .
Efficient Energy GmbH is an innovative manufacturer and system supplier of environmentally friendly refrigeration technology, based in Feldkirchen near Munich, Germany. The company developed the Bluezero-technology, which uses water as a refrigerant and and thereby entirely avoids fluorinated refrigerants (HFCs).
Efficient Energy helps its customers overcome the increasing regulatory challenges of refrigeration technology, and offers them long-term, sustainable solutions with its eChiller model range. The eChiller chilled water units are ideally suited for process cooling, machine cooling and the cooling of technical equipment and data centres and provide cooling capacities from 35 kW to 120 kW, depending on the model.
With its outstanding cost efficiency and low CO2 footprint, companies benefit on many fronts. The pioneering technology has also been noticed by politics and the media, and has received multiple awards for the eChiller.
These include among others the European Business Award for the Environment 2018/2019 from the European Comission and the Red Herring Europe Top 100 in 2020.. .
Green City Solutions
Green City Solutions addresses the global problem of air pollution by combining a special, vertically installed moss culture with Internet-of-Things (IoT) technology. The product, called the “CityTree”, combines specific plants that eat particulate matter (PM) and refreshes air by cooling and humidification.
The construction contains sensors collecting environmental and climatic data, to regulate and control the unit and ensure that the plants vitally perform. The data we collect can be also used to dense the grid of environmental data..
In the 2000’s, scientists at the TU Dresden in Germany invented a revolutionary natural soil enhancer based on lignite. In 2012 Novihum Technologies was founded to bring this great product to the market.
With the help of venture capital partners, the European Union, and an international team of soil, plant, and production experts, Novihum Technologies built its first production plant in Dortmund, Germany to produce NOVIHUM on an industrial scale in 2016. Novihum Technologies has about 30 employees and is still growing.
They successfully serve customers in Europe, North America and elsewhere.. .
JENA-GEOS®-Ingenieurbüro GmbH furnishes complex geo-scientific research and counselling work both at home and abroad. Having an 80-year-long tradition, it has continued the work of its predecessor institutions since 1990.
Today, an independent, interdisciplinary netted team is available offering integrated solutions.. .
Weber Entec GmbH & Co. KG
Weber Entec GmbH & Co. KG is a subsidiary of Weber Ultrasonics AG, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of ultrasound components and ultrasonic welding equipment.
Weber Entec concentrates on systems engineering and applications using ultrasound in the field of environmental engineering, especially ultrasonic treatment of biogenic materials, known as disintegration. Because of its broad range of services, the company is a one-stop source for manufacturing, plant construction, sales, system analysis and process optimisation..
Alpha Cleantec AG (ACT) was founded in the second half of 2016. The Company entered into the activity in the field of environmental technologies, with experts bringing in-depth relevant technological know-how.
The team of high-qualified multi-year experienced scientists and technicians under the tactful guidance of the skilled management have reached solid and promising results in the research & development sector to be competitive and prominent with the company’s innovative solutions on a world-wide level. The basic philosophy of the ACT team is to design tailor-made and safe approaches for the cases to eliminate the impacts of the industrial activity with minimized economic input and maximum environmental-friendly output.
Apart from the own R&D Division, ACT has a direct co-operational agreement with Casali Institute of Applied Chemistry in Jerusalem, Israel, which is a department within the Institute of Chemistry at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. It conducts research and development in a wide range of topics of concern to the chemical, biotechnology and related industries.
Despite the short existence period, the company has proven its technologies on a laboratory scale through independent test showing conversion rates of up to 97% and is now in the process of carrying out pilot tests to prove the scale-up capacity of its technologies. ACT is very proud to be engaged in the field of environmental technologies not just as a promising business opportunity, but also to solve one of the world’s greatest problem, contamination from industrial activity, and to make the Earth healthy and green again for future generations..
AVA is a company of committed professionals engaged in bringing optimal solutions for waste management, thereby producing biocoal as renewable energy source and by that reducing CO2 emissions. AVA experts provide additional services like: engineering, consultation and planning for the clients that intend use the hydrothermal carbonization as a waste disposal solution which generates products like coal and phosphor.
Ongoing research and development of this technology made AVA GmbH the first company to establish a HTC plant on industrial scale and the first to make possible the phosphorus recovery from biocoal. Hydrothermal carbonization is a process every industry could benefit from and we would be glad to offer this solution to you.
AVA has its main location in Innovationspark Vorpommern in Murchin, Germany.. .
Fieldcode is the #1 Field Service Management software without fixed cost, providing immediate access to its interface. It operates on a pay-per-event model which allows for significant cost reduction while promoting climate positivity through a carbon compensation approach.
Designed to manage end-to-end operations in a field service lifecycle from ticket creation, route scheduling, dispatching to analytics and invoicing. By signing up, users get instant access to all features immediately and can start dispatching for free for up to 10 users..
EMV designs and installs test solutions and shielded environments for a variety of high-tech customers throughout Europe. In addition, the company serves as a distributor and service representative for best-in-class product lines such as amplifiers, AC and DC sources and loads, and antenna pattern measurement systems.
EMV also provides maintenance services for its installed base of shielded environments, test solutions and distributed products.. .
Morewind GmbH is a team of engineers that specializes in wind turbine design, certification, and analysis. With a strong focus on Loads, Aerodynamics and Control (LAC), Morewind provides analysis of the overall wind turbine system in terms of performance and loading with the ability of component level investigation whenever it is required.
Furthermore, morewind operates with a network of high-experienced specialists in various disciplines.. .
Babcock Borsig Service
Babcock Borsig Service is provides services in the field of power station technology and environmental engineering. The company specializes in the manufacture and installation of steam generators and piping systems.
It offers modernization, rehabilitation, conversion, construction, maintenance, repair, magnetic and nuclear engineering, service life extension, reduction of emissions, and spare part services. The company serves power generation, environmental technology, water treatment, open cast mining, and industrial plants..
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