This article showcases our top picks for the best Israel 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 Israel Environmental Engineering Startups
ECOncrete technology provides sustainable solutions for construction of ecologically active infrastructures, in the coastal and marine environment as well as other urban landscapes. The Company develops, produces and supports implementation of innovative concrete products designed for enhancing the biological and ecological value of coastal and marine infrastructures.
ECOncrete’s unique biological traits encourage biogenic buildup. They also provide substantial structural and economic advantages in terms of increased stability and longevity, as well as a reduction in maintenance costs..
With over 16GW of signed agreements, Ecoppia (TASE: ECPA) is a pioneer and world leader in robotic cleaning solutions for PV modules, keeping them clean, at year-round peak performance. Ecoppia’s water-free, fully automated robotic solutions prevent soiling losses and potential damage, using advanced Business Intelligence capabilities.
Remotely managed, Ecoppia’s platform allows utility-scale solar sites to achieve optimal performance with minimal human intervention and lower LCOE. Ecoppia’s proprietary algorithms and robotic solutions make day-to-day O&M at solar sites safer, more efficient, and more reliable.
Our clients enjoy the benefits of a cloud-based, data-driven platform, allowing them to reach their full potential while ensuring their constant growth and scalability. Publicly held and backed by prominent international investment funds, Ecoppia provides revolutionized solar ROIs for leading Tier1 energy conglomerates worldwide, cleaning millions of solar panels every month..
Emefcy, Ltd. develops and manufactures a bio-energy system that produces energy in the form of electricity or hydrogen from wastewater.
The company develops MEGAWATTERTM, a wastewater treatment solution based on microbial fuel cell technology that enables direct electricity generation or hydrogen production from wastewater as means for wastewater treatment. Its system directly generates DC electricity by treating wastewater from industrial, agricultural, and municipal sources; performs water and wastewater de-nitrification without polluting the water with organic carbon and bacteria; generates electricity in lagoons and stabilization ponds; and directly produces hydrogen from wastewater.
The company’s solution is primarily used in pulp and paper, petrochemical processing, food and beverage, and agricultural industries. Emefcy, Ltd.
was founded in 2007 and is based in Caesarea, Israel.. .
Solutum is a Cleantech start-up that develops a unique formula for plastic bags to dissolve in water. The company’s team of chemical engineers have developed a unique compound that replaces the plastic with a cost-efficient, strong and eco-friendly solution.
Solutum biodegradable products are environmentally friendly. These products aim to replace plastic which is polluting our surroundings, causing devastating harm to nature and our own health.
Each year around 350M ton of plastics are being produced around the world. About half of it is single-use products – resulting in mass pollution of the land and sea.
The plastic that reaches the sea kills more than 1 million marine animals a year. This plastic also comes back to us in the food and water, causing major health problems.
Translated into money – $139 Billion globally is being spent on the overall social and environmental costs of plastic pollution every year. Completely dissolving in water to natural and eco-friendly components, our product is a perfect and cost efficient solution to the plastic pollution..
Atlantium Technologies Ltd. was established in 2003 to provide the world with safe and sustainable water treatment solutions.
The company’s team of scientists and engineers designed an innovative solution based on UV (ultra violet) disinfection, fiber-optics and hydraulics. It takes water safety to levels never before achieved with other UV systems or without chemicals, and provides industry and municipalities with a sustainable, measurable option.
Today Atlantium is a fast-growing private company whose UV systems are field-proven globally with Fortune-500 companies among its loyal customers. Customer service centers are strategically placed to provide immediate, on-going support..
Vootto develops smart air purification solutions that tend for the most extreme of needs. For the past four years, we have worked to fulfill our vision and to empower people and to provide them with the chance to reclaim their own airspace.
We do so by developing new hardware solutions that utilize high-levels of filtration technologies and our unique airflow design clear the air of any germs and pollutants. Vootto cleans the air, everywhere, so that we all can live a better and healthier life..
Founded in 2015, Sustainable Green Technologies (SGTech) was born out of the desire to create a more sustainable world. Specifically, SGTech has aimed to address environmental issues resulting from improper waste management in the livestock industry.
Through years of Research and Development, SGTech has developed innovations in nutrient recovery, integrated biogas solutions, and water recycling. They are now in the process of designing and building custom-made treatment plants that best suit each farms’ specific needs..
Electriq~Global is a renewable and environment company that features water-based fuel designed for cars, trucks, bikes, buses, and generators. Its specializes in separating the hydrogen from water as an alternative for fuel.
The company was founded in 2014 by Alex Silverman and is headquartered in Hefa, Israel.. .
HARBO Technologies offers the fastest and most effective oil spill first response system in the world. Instead of relying on massive, bulky equipment and a large team of skilled professionals, HARBO’s T-FENCE system can be ready for immediate deployment by as few as two people at the spill source – whether on a vessel, at a port or an oil terminal.
As the world’s lightest effective solution, it immediately blocks the spreading of oil spills and can be used even in the most remote locations as it requires minimal logistics.. .
yAlgae LTD, a Yehse Technologies Company, is tailoring biological treatments to various industrial pollutants based on knowhow developed by the Environmental Research Department of the Samaria and Jordan Rift R&D center. At the heart of these solutions is a microalgae reactor capable of treating various types of industrial pollutants both in the gaseous and aquatic phases.
The algae reactor comprises of a tall and narrow greenhouse frame, while the algae growth is on sub-vertical fixed beds medium. Algal nourishment is done by thin-film circulation of the aquatic effluent and the greenhouse atmosphere is enriched by flue gases.
Excess algal biomass is continuously harvested via an automated harvester, which crops the algae and accumulates it. The excess algal product may be utilized for several economic purposes starting with animal feedstock, through organic fertilizer and also as industrial raw material, in particular bio-fuels and the bio-plastics industry..
TransAlgae is a biotech company incorporated in the USA, with a research center located at the Science Park of Rehovot, Israel. TransAlgae develops and cultivates a variety of enhanced algae possessing high value products for the growing animal health markets.
TransAlgae’s unique, patent pending technology platform harnesses algae as cell factories for the production of customized or off-the-shelf bio-molecules. The platform enables the development of dried (company owned) algae, engineered to contain enzymes, active molecules, vaccines or other proteins to be orally delivered to target organisms.
TransAlgae has successfully transformed algae with various functional proteins. The developments are significantly applicable for the aquaculture and poultry industries.
These scientifically tested improvements allow us to meet the demands of diverse markets.. .
Dusmit developed an air purification technology for the medical cannabis industry. It can remove mold and other contaminants from the air in real-time without the use of chemicals, filters, by-products or ozone using its technology.
Its device purifies air, and can improve quality yield and eliminate odors for greenhouse and indoor cannabis grow facilities. Its purification device can also help people with allergies and weakened immune systems by reducing indoor allergens and asthma triggers..
Hanita Coatings specializes in the development and conversion of coated, laminated and metallized films for a range of industrial and commercial applications.Hanita Coatings RCA Ltd. (Kotlav) is a private company owned by Kibbutz Hanita and Tene Investments.
Our corporate headquarters are located on Kibbutz Hanita, in Israel’s Western Galilee.. .
SenSoil Innovations is a developer of advanced soil monitoring technology. It provides real-time images and efficient solutions to detect water percolation and contaminant migration in the subsurface.
The company’s technology can be used to protect groundwater resources from pollution hazards, optimize subsurface remediation, manage heap-leach mining, control agricultural input down-leaching, manage landfill waste, and provide early warning of earthen dam instability. Sensoil’s patented Vadose-zone Monitoring System is designed to provide continuous real-time information on the hydraulic and chemical properties of the percolating water in deep vadose zone through in-situ measurements of natural undisturbed conditions.
The company’s disruptive technology enables detecting water percolation and contaminations migration, transport in the subsurface. SenSoil’s VMSTM system allows real-time, continuous tracking of water percolation and contaminant transport process in deep sections of the Vadose zone (unsaturated sediments), from land surface to groundwater.
Their solutions to various fields provide a real time picture, cost and time efficient solutions for areas once based only on models or highly expensive less efficient testing.. .
Yodfat Engineers uses state-of-the-art technologies and practical design to assimilate projects with the environment. Using local possibilities we originate solutions that improve situations on a local to global scale.
This is carried out in combination with traditional approaches and an efficient international network of dedicated experts. Yodfat Engineers’ services include technology scouting, technology integration and full engineering design of process, hydraulics, civil works, and electrical and computerized control systems.
We also provide feasibility evaluations, detailed planning and manufacturing of R&D products, and project implementation management, in Israel and worldwide.. .
Catalife is a renewable and environment company that focuses on developing photocatalytic materials for air purification and disinfection. the company utilizes Bismuth-Oxyhalides material family to exhibit photocatalytic performance under visible light illumination.
The materials provide oxidation rates of a wide range of organic pollutants and a total elimination of bacteria, fungi, and various other biological microorganisms. The company was founded in 2018 and headquartered in Yerushalayim, Israel..
P2W (Pollution to Water) is a leading water treatment company that specializes in treating industrial wastewater from various mining sectors. Their mission is to develop and implement the most cutting edge wastewater treatment technologies and help the industry to achieve sustainable solutions while improving production.
P2W provides advanced industrial wastewater treatment systems to the gold, coal, and heavy metals mining sectors for the full destruction of cyanides and sulfate reduction.Based on its core technology, P2W develops markets, sells and installs efficient, cost-effective, and environmental-friendly wastewater treatment systems for heavy metal removal – Arsenic, Copper, Iron, Cadmium, Lead, Nickel, Manganese, Cobalt and Cyanide in all of its 4 forms. With operating plants, along with industrial heavy metal removal systems installed worldwide, P2W has demonstrated its capabilities in the absolute destruction of cyanide with very little resulting sludge and no secondary pollution in the effluents..
Elcon Recycling Center
Elcon Recycling Center is an industrial wastewater treatment company that addresses the needs of companies with highly polluted aqueous hazardous waste, mainly in the chemical and pharmaceutical markets. It treats the waste and produces distilled water, inert solids, and power as byproducts of the process.
Its approach introduces an integrated solution that uses thermal oxidation technology to treat a wide array of organic effluents and difficult organic wastewater.. .
Infimer develops a processes that converts unsorted municipal waste it into a novel thermoplastic composite material. It conducted several production trials with the new technology.
A large plastic company tested the product, and as a result, Infimer received significant orders from that company. It is now building its first production line in order to supply these orders and future demands..
WellToDo delivers water treatment systems based on its proprietary Catalytic Reduction Process. It delivers water treatment systems based on its proprietary Catalytic Reduction Process.
The company’s process uses a proprietary catalyst based on micron-fiber-activated carbon cloth. The catalyst enables the reduction reaction, which uses hydrogen to convert nitrates into gaseous nitrogen and water.
WellToDo main advantage of this process is the removal of contaminants without generating any brine or by-products. It also operates in the municipal drinking water and the industrial wastewater markets and currently focuses on Nitrate.
The company was founded in September 2012 and is based in Menashe, Israel.. .
Halik is a company developing and manufacturing protective materials for road pavement repair and asphalt maintenance. The company offers products such as TL-2000 Road Coating rapid curing rejuvenating top layer road sealant.
Globally used and patent protected and guaranteed to protect and extend the service life of asphalt pavements and stabilized soil roads, Crack Sealer viscous and rubberized sealant used for road cracks sized 0.5cm to 4cm in width, SOUP Cold Asphalt a liquid mixed with Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement (RAP), and HL Hydrophobic Paint an all surface, freeze resistance hydrophobic protective coating paint. Halik channel these beliefs to develop technologies that increase worker safety, promote recycling and reduce overall costs in infrastructure projects.
The company was founded by Uri Margolis in 1985 and is based in Kiryat Gat, Israel.. .
Atmosfir provides solutions on monitoring the quality of air for clients. It provides a fence-line monitoring system.
Its data analysis and management algorithms yield fence-line technology: the D-fenceline monitoring and air quality management system.. .
PSI develops underground waste bins and it started developing smart waste bins with a sensor. Databin optimizes waste collection by analyzing disposal rate patterns and provides real-time notifications such as bin level prediction and more.
Databin’s devices transmit customer-relevant information such as Capacity, Temperature, Humidity, and additional management parameters. Databin dashboard system allows the user to optimize its daily operations and saves them lots of money..
E2ESolar is a company of services in solar photovoltaic infrastructure that targets the global market. It designs its platforms based on cloud for the management of solar marketplaces by solar installation companies as well as group and community purchasing ventures.
It oversees the entire solar marketplace process, from lead generation to marketplace and community management, through design and installation.. .
Airy Tiles is a company that integrates to compile an air filtering system. They are meant for office spaces or public areas that are able to transform interior designs into a platform that makes the environment better.
They target greenhouse gases and breathable pollutants such as airborne heavy metals.. .
Fighting Treetop Fire
Fighting Treetop Fire is an Israeli-based company that develops a laser technology to constrain wildfire. This technology strip leaves off trees, preventing fire front from advancing as a treetop fire and forcing it down to a controllable fire which we know how to suppress with currently deployed tools.
It was founded in 2012 by Daniel Leigh, a physicist expert in the field of Electro-Optics and Laser technologies.. .
We Can is a workshop that develops an add on the device as part of a method of manufacturing a product with added functionality. It Using extensive research, testing and evaluation of product performance “We Can” is able to deliver ground-breaking designs that surpass market demands.
We Can was founded in 2013 and is based in Tel Aviv, Israel.. .
EZPack Water specializes in manufacturing and marketing proprietary solutions for water storage, distribution, and transportation. It features water purification, waste management, and renewable sources and the environment.
The company was founded in 2010 and headquartered in HaMerkaz, Israel.. .
Kenotomi features an electro-optic technology that helps to drive down the costs of solar power generating systems. It specializes in the adoption of solar energy use it aims to integrate into the building sector, commercial and district buildings.
The company was founded in 2007 formerly known as SolarOr and is headquartered in HaDarom, Israel.. .
Envitech develops solutions in software that support the environmental monitoring needs of government agencies and corporations worldwide. It seeks to develop systems that improve and make easier the environmental, meteorological, and hydrological data management.
It designs, develops, and installs environmental monitoring and forecasting systems.. .
Olivebar is a fuel company that focuses on the development of energy products from high-grade biomass. It processes olive pomace, grape pomace, and a variety of wood and grass types.
Its production process uses only organic materials originating from agricultural waste and residues from the food production industry. Its process uses a small amount of energy, achieving a minimal carbon footprint in its products and production processes.
It aims to contribute to the reduction of global warming, and it designs its products to reduce emissions of methane and other greenhouse gases.. .
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