This article showcases our top picks for the best Italy 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 Italy Environmental Engineering Startups
Solenica aims to break existing paradigms in the natural lighting space. We created “Lucy” a smart mirror that brings natural illumination inside residential settings that the sun cannot otherwise reach.
This smart device that redirects sunlight wherever you need it, will be integrate within a smart home context.. .
Is Clean Air
Is Clean Air they work for the improvement of air quality in everyone’s living spheres. It is an agile company that has developed a modular solution that reduces effectively a wide range of air pollutants and provides the highest level of environmental protection in industrial and urban spaces.
They plan and offer APA (Air Pollution Abatement) to the market, the innovative technological solution working for the abatement of air pollutants in industrial, productive and urban fields. APA is a technological solution unique in its genre, because it can intervene at the polluting source and work without generating any special waste..
Soltigua offers three different solar tracking technologies for PV trackers, parabolic troughs, and linear Fresnel collectors. Soltigua engineers, produces and sells a unique product portfolio which includes single axis solar trackers for PV but also concentrating solar collectors, capable of delivering heat up to 320°C.
Soltigua has tested and developed its competencies by contributing to the design, set up and running of several solar systems across different fields of application, including also solar process heat, solar cooling and solar power generation and polygeneration. The quality of Soltigua’s developments is documented also by its participation in several European research projects, funded on a competitive basis by the European Commission, representing the excellence of European know-how in solar energy..
Planet is solving complex human problems learning from forms, processes and (eco)systems in Nature. Planet is a start-up founded by Alessandro Villa and Alessandro Bianciardi in 2013.
Although different expertise and professional background, both of them are into biology, complex biology systems and bio-inspired technology and after they have concluded a specific educational programme (respectively Biomimicry Specialist Program and Biomimicry Professional Program) in Biomimicry Institute (San Francisco, USA), they decided to set up an entrepreneurial business with the main goal to apply and share that innovative discipline learnt in USA. Planet is ideed specialized in biologically inspired design for sustainable innovation Planet is part of the international network linked to the Biomimicry 3.8 Institute.
Planet can count on a world-wide network of professionals in different disciplines (biology, engineering, design, economy, business management, architecture, chemistry and more) and experienced in the Biomimicry Thinking framework. Planet is also founder both of Biomimicry Italy and European Biomimicry Alliance.
Landlab is a physical and virtual place for research projects, a structured opportunity to evaluate, grow and develop prototypes, products, techniques, processes and strategies for nutrition, bio-stimulation, and plant protection for agriculture, horticulture, nursery, amenity. During the many years of applied research activity Landlab has been dealing with several subjects and issues: from the support to plants breeding programs to the development of special fertilizers and novel categories of Plants Biostimulants, under normal and critical conditions as the ones generated by abiotic stresses.
For these reasons they have been forced to simulate and mimic unusual environmental situations and therefore to develop various materials and methods included own technologies, phenotyping detection systems and special tools for products application.. .
Detoxizymes is a biotech company that develops and produces enzymatic systems for environmental decontamination and safety of human health. Its technology is based on the use of innovative enzymes for the cleaning of the pesticide residues from fresh foods (fruits and vegetables) and for the detoxification of stocks of obsolete pesticides.
The innovation is the high operative stability of the enzymes that came from extremophilic microrganisms isolated from Solfatara (Pozzuoli) and the possibility to stabilize them by protein engineering.. .
Energy Dome develops a low-cost and efficient system for long-duration electricity storage using liquid CO2. Its focus is on long-duration energy storage for a more dispatchable and affordable renewable energy production with the aim of enabling decarbonization of the energy industry and a more sustainable future for all.
It has the ambition of contributing to the solution of the climate change issue with new technologies capable of drastically reducing greenhouse gas emissions into the atmosphere. The company is headquartered in Lonate Pozzolo, Lombardy, Italy..
Sereco Biotest has been set up in 1976 as a result of a merger between Biotest, created in 1969 as a chemical and biochemical analytical laboratory and Sereco, an environmental engineering consultancy. SerecoBiotest has rapidly grown to become a leader in the field of advanced environmental services in Umbria.
Now Sereco Biotest stands out as a dynamical structure active in providing fore-front R&D in the field of environmental technology and industrial ecology basing on a synergic integration of different skills. Prestigious national and international project experience, in collaboration with private and public research centers and Universities, enriched Sereco’s expertise so as to assume the role of a “high tech shuttle structure”, capable of transferring the results of base research into an industrial context.
Sereco Biotest staff is made up of highly-specialized professionals of diverse backgrounds (chemists, biologists, engineers, geologists, agronomists, hygienists, mathematicians). SerecoBiotest operates according to ISO 9001:2000 certification scheme and complies with the UNI 17025 for the lab activity.
The company has recently established a cooperation agreement with the University of Perugia (Department of Chemistry) for the development of research activities in different scientific fields.. .
La Coro Impianti s.r.l.
La Coro Impianti is actively operating locally for over 40 years to meet environmental pollution challenges. It plans and builds suction and air clearing plants, ventilation and insulation plants.
The quality reached in these years has allowed for constant co-operation with prestigious companies in several fields of implementation, also at international level. After a direct contact its technicians will conduct a survey at your company in order to identify polluting sources and to guarantee safe and effective solutions.
The company’s main strength is the ability to realize every step of the work internally. It follows clients from planning to building, until the final installation and following maintenance and assistance.
Every plant is customized according to the client’s need, using advanced technologies in order to guarantee efficiency and functionality.. .
Nuvap is the first worldwide company specialized in production of devices monitoring indoor pollution and environmental parameters. Nuvap gives to its customers a simple and convenient service of problem solving.
The pollutants discovered by its devices can be mitigated with specific solvers, in order to protect the health of people in their homes and offices. Nuvap’s devices for simultaneous monitoring of pollution are connected to our platform and network.
All data are available via Mobile App and Cloud Platform.. .
Alfa Acciai is a steel company that manufactures steels for reinforced concrete and wire rod. The company is a benchmark in terms of technology and environmental awareness throughout the entire steel supply chain.
It features high industrial flexibility and maximum operational efficiency upstream and downstream the smelting process, alongside a sound financial position and assets. Alfa Acciai was founded on 1950 and is headquartered in Brescia, Italy..
Orthoponics offers sustainable and smart urban farming solutions that let everyone to easily grow their own food. They combine biotechnologies, automation and Italian design to create innovative and handy products.
They want a greener world. They want to spread urban farming, offering a unique and immersive experience in home food production..
364/5000 Clab Innovation is the research and development division of Cassitta LAB SRL. Innovative startup that takes care of a sustainable response to environmental and territorial problems.
In particular, it has developed its own protocol for a smart city to measure territory and is creating a definitive answer to cancel the risk of Gas Radon.. .
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