Why Basel Area

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Welcome to the Basel Area: the Swiss business hub of the future. Here, at the heart of the continent, where excellent transport and infrastructure connections combine with a highly skilled workforce, attractive tax rates and an enviable quality of life, you’ll find a natural choice for establishing headquarters or growing a business.

In addition to being the undisputed leader in the life sciences sector, the Basel Area presents a strong ecosystem for a number of other industries, such as health technology, medtech, precision engineering, logistics, and trade and consumer goods. Discover how Basel Area Business & Innovation can help your business prosper.

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Discover why these top global companies chose to locate in the Basel Area.

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6 steps to setting up your business

Whether you're relocating your headquarters, setting up a new marketing and sales division, or opening a research and development facility, it's never been easier to get your team on the ground in the Basel Area.
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Forty51 closes first fund totaling 43 million US dollars
Invest, Life Sciences / biotech

Forty51 closes first fund totaling 43 million US dollars

A new Basel-based venture fund, Forty51 Ventures I, has raised a total of 43 million US dollars following a first...

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Basel life sciences sector is the most productive in the world
Life Sciences / biotech

Basel life sciences sector is the most productive in the world

No other life sciences hub in the world is growing as rapidly as the Basel Region, which recorded growth of...

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