We're a cleantech incubator.

We solve consumer problems and hope to make the world a greener place.

Oyster Lab embraces three superpowers to turn ideas into scaling business models.

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Human-Centered Design

We use qualitative research methods to solve real customer needs, and build products that combine great design and outstanding user experience.

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Advanced Technology

We develop digital platforms enabled by complex data and deep technologies such as internet of things, artificial intelligence or distributed networks.

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Business Excellence

With our profound understanding of the energy sector and digital economies, we build businesses that are lean, connected and scalable.

A selection of our current research projects at a glance.

Electric vehicle full-service bundle


Our solution aims to reduce entry barriers to electric auto-mobility for motorists in rural and suburban areas.

Self-driving community shuttle

Future Transportation

Our solution increases the mobility of dependent passengers through machine learning and self-driving technology.

Local community microgrid

Prosumer Solutions

Our solution leverages decentralized energy production and enables local communities to maximize grid independence.

Tech start-up at heart with a leading energy company to build on.
This is where great ideas prosper.

We are engineers, designers, scientists and business experts united by a pioneering spirit.


Bastian Gerhard

Managing Director


Christian Kuhn

CX Strategist


Edgar Marco

Business Strategist


Jan Hobst

Venture Developer


Kersten Bepler

UX Designer


Martina Emmenegger

Office Manager


Pascal Maurer

Scrum Master


Philipp Maul

CX Strategist


Rani Kim

UX Designer


Silvan Troxler

Software Engineer


Wojciech Gizewski

Business Strategist


Yury Bykov

Software Engineer

Ready to dive in? Get in touch and help us to shape the future!

We are looking for a charismatic Lead Software Engineer or Technical Lead who shares our entrepreneurial spirit, and lives and breathes excellent software engineering. You should be enthusiastic about trending topics like electric mobility, battery technologies, smart home, connected car or IoT.

Your Mission

    •     Build and deliver technical prototypes to validate our hypotheses.
    •     Conduct code and architecture reviews to ensure that everything is clean, maintainable and scalable.
    •     Design and execute Oyster Lab’s overall technology strategy and vision.
    •     Manage engineering team, including talent hiring and development.
    •     Foster an agile mindset and coach other engineers to improve their skills.
    •     Promote Oyster Lab in relevant communities, events and conferences.

Your Profile

    •     At least 5 years of programming experience of backend or mobile applications.
    •     Experience with building secure and IoT-enabled software based on state-of-the-art technologies.
    •     Experience with building and/or running scalable applications on a PaaS/SaaS cloud, preferably AWS
    •     Experience in Docker, Node.js and/or Trusted Platform Module a plus.
    •     Experience in leading agile engineering teams and collaborating with product development.
    •     General interest and experience with distributed systems and RESTful APIs.
    •     Knowledge of current trends in software design, architecture, DevOps and web services, and a strong interest in further development.
    •     Ability to quickly acquire skills in technologies not familiar with.
    •     Effective communication skills and an interest in being part of highly autonomous and cross-functional teams.
    •     A degree in computer science, mathematics or another similar discipline.
    •     English language fluency.

We offer competitive salary, flexible working hours, discounts from external partners, relocation assistance for internationals, amazing team events and game nights (e.g. table soccer, Mario Kart, Cards Against Humanity), and much more. English is our default language, and our Swiss colleagues will happily provide you with snackable Swiss-German lessons.

We are looking for a working student to support us as a customer care agent for one of our startup companies. You will contribute in turning Oyster Lab into one of the fastest and most innovative company builders in the energy and e-commerce sector.

Your Mission

    •     Provide friendly first-level support via phone, e-mail or chat during regular business hours.
    •     Process orders and complex inquiries from customers in Germany and Switzerland.
    •     Answer questions related to electric mobility (vehicles, charging, wallbox set-up etc.).
    •     Escalate technical issues to our experts and electricians.
    •     Manage and update customer accounts and contracts.
    •     Manage customer data through our CRM system.

Your Profile

    •     Currently enrolled as a university student.
    •     Friendly character and excellent communication skills.
    •     Ability to work independently, and to learn and apply new knowledge.
    •     Passion for electric mobility and everything related to it.
    •     Passion for working in a startup environment where constant change is the norm.
    •     High German and Swiss German language fluency.
    •     English language fluency is a plus.
    •     Intermediate French language skills are a plus.
    •     Driver's license for Switzerland is a plus, so that you can experience the product you’re supporting.

We offer competitive salary, flexible working hours, amazing team events and game nights (e.g. table soccer, Mario Kart, Cards Against Humanity), and much more. English is our default language, and our Swiss colleagues will happily provide you with snackable Swiss-German lessons.



Situated in the heart of Europe - within the greenest and second most liveable city on the planet.


Oyster Lab
Brandschenkestrasse 132
8002 Zurich