Business functions

If you’re considering a new location for your global headquarters, looking for the right place to base your regional sales and marketing, or setting up new R&D or manufacturing operations, you’ll be impressed with the many advantages the Basel Area has to offer. Discover more about why this region is the right strategic location to achieve business success.


International companies ranging from leaders in life sciences to financial services to consumer trade have discovered the advantages of establishing European headquarters in the Basel Area.


Research & Development

The combination of world-class research institutes, supportive R&D tax credits and a number of strategic partnerships between science, industry and government, make the Basel Area a hub for innovation.



Swiss ingenuity combined with technology innovations set the stage for automated and digital manufacturing operations in the region.

Sales & aftersales

Sales & Operations

More opportunities to cultivate your market while reducing administrative efforts for cross-border commerce.

Human Resources


Discover how to benefit from Switzerland’s talent pool and attractiveness.

Information technology

Information and Communications Technology (ICT) is the data-driven lifeblood of the thriving life sciences ecosystem in the Basel Area with over 200+ companies in that field employing 15,500 people.

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We successfully assist international companies in setting up or expanding business operations in Switzerland and connect you to the dynamic cluster of leading companies, top universities and world-class research centers.

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