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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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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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Latest news

Basel leads the way in Swiss exports

The canton of Basel-Stadt accounts for 26 percent of Swiss exports. The pharma and chemical industries have above all contributed to this result. In per capita terms, Basel-Stadt exports goods totaling 316,855 Swiss francs. In the BaselArea as a whole, which includes Basel-Landschaft and Jura, the equivalent figure stands at 148,811 Swiss francs per capita.

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Idorsia receives payment of 45 million US dollars

The Allschwil-based pharmaceutical company Idorsia receives a payment of 45 million US dollars as part of an agreement with Neurocrine Biosciences and shall also be entitled to claim milestone payments in future. Neurocrine has exercised a licensing option for a drug developed by Idorsia to treat epilepsy..

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April 12, 2020 in Events from Network

Biotechgate Digital Partnering Event

When: 18-20.05.2020 Where: Online
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