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Space Pharmaceuticals establishes presence in Basel

Space Pharmaceuticals establishes presence in Basel

Space Pharmaceuticals AG is strengthening the life sciences cluster in the Basel Area. At its research lab, the cheminformatics company...

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What’s fueling Basel Area’s advanced manufacturing ecosystem
Advanced Manufacturing/AI

What’s fueling Basel Area’s advanced manufacturing ecosystem

The Covid-19 pandemic continues to have an unmistakable effect on the pharmaceutical industry and its manufacturing processes. Learn more about...

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NextImmune to benefit from Venture Kick financing

NextImmune to benefit from Venture Kick financing

The startup accelerator Venture Kick is supporting NextImmune with financing in the amount of 150,000 Swiss francs. The spin-off from...

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OECD impressed by the canton of Jura’s innovation system
Medtech

OECD impressed by the canton of Jura’s innovation system

The OECD has examined the innovation systems in place in rural areas of its member states, including the canton of...

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ti&m opens branch in Basel
ICT

ti&m opens branch in Basel

ti&m now has an office in Basel. With this action, the company specializing in digitization, security and innovation projects is...

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What can artificial intelligence do for health?
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What can artificial intelligence do for health?

Algorithms help diagnose and treat diseases, discover new drugs and personalize prevention. Thus, the potential of artificial intelligence has been...

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Economic promotion agency creates 55 new jobs in Jura

Economic promotion agency creates 55 new jobs in Jura

The economic promotion agency of the canton of Jura supported a total of 26 companies in founding, establishing a presence...

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Investors top up capital of BioVersys

Investors top up capital of BioVersys

BioVersys has raised 24.2 million Swiss francs in a series C funding round. The Basel-based pharmaceutical company plans to use...

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Swiss made software label awarded to 1000th company
ICT

Swiss made software label awarded to 1000th company

Swiss made software GmbH has now awarded its seal of quality to its 1,000th member firm. The “swiss made software”...

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EvokAI to acquire Advancience
Basel Area Business & Innovation

EvokAI to acquire Advancience

EvokAI Creative Labs Inc. has agreed a deal to acquire Advancience. The diagnosis profiles enhanced by Artificial Intelligence (AI) developed...

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BeiGene opens European headquarters in Basel

BeiGene opens European headquarters in Basel

BeiGene has opened its new European headquarters in Basel. The global biotech specializing in innovative cancer treatments intends to build...

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Bionter receives 3 million US dollars in investments

Bionter receives 3 million US dollars in investments

Bionter AG has received 3 million US dollars in a seed funding round. These funds will enable Bionter to bring...

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Resistell seeking to further develop test to combat antibiotic resistance

Resistell seeking to further develop test to combat antibiotic resistance

The startup Resistell has launched a study looking into the applicability of a test against antibiotic resistances that is being...

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Biotech startup Cimeio receives 46 million Swiss francs for cell therapy

Biotech startup Cimeio receives 46 million Swiss francs for cell therapy

Cimeio Therapeutics from Basel has received initial financing amounting to 46 million Swiss francs from Versant Ventures. The startup is...

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Superlab Suisse heading to Basel
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Superlab Suisse heading to Basel

Superlab Suisse is bringing its Lab-as-a-Service business concept to Basel. The company will open a new location with lab and...

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Swiss TPH opens new building on the site of BaseLink

Swiss TPH opens new building on the site of BaseLink

The Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute has officially opened its multifunctional new building at the Basel Area’s new life...

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World first in the Switzerland Innovation Park Basel Area

World first in the Switzerland Innovation Park Basel Area

Eldico Scientific has opened the world’s first experience center for electron diffractometry in the site Allschwil of the Switzerland Innovation...

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DayOne healthtech accelerator launches new offering

DayOne healthtech accelerator launches new offering

DayOne shares the launch of DayOne Accelerator 2.0, marking a transition to three verticals that will enable the growth of...

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Basel Area sets new record for new company settlements
Advanced Manufacturing/AI, Life Sciences / biotech

Basel Area sets new record for new company settlements

For Basel Area Business & Innovation, 2021 was a record year. Last year, the investment and innovation promotion agency supported...

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Ginkgo Bioworks to acquire Basel-based firm FGen AG

Ginkgo Bioworks to acquire Basel-based firm FGen AG

The US biotechnology firm Ginkgo Bioworks has agreed a takeover deal for the startup FGen. The Basel-based firm develops technologies...

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Antimicrobial Resistance is a threat – and the Basel Area is part of the solution

Antimicrobial Resistance is a threat – and the Basel Area is part of the solution

Antimicrobial Resistance is a global threat, but Switzerland is part of the solution. Learn more about the Basel Area ecosystem...

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ACROBiosystems establishes presence in the Basel Area

ACROBiosystems establishes presence in the Basel Area

ACROBiosystems headquartered in Beijing has selected the Basel Area to expand its research and commercial activities in Europe.

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Basel among the most future-oriented cities in Europe

Basel among the most future-oriented cities in Europe

fDi Intelligence has investigated the most important tech cities across Europe. Basel secured top spot in the category of small...

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AMR Action Fund opens European office in Basel

AMR Action Fund opens European office in Basel

The AMR Action Fund has moved into its new European office in Basel. The venture fund is the largest public-private...

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InOpSys heading to Basel

InOpSys heading to Basel

The Belgian company InOpSys is opening a subsidiary in Basel. The supplier of water purification solutions intends to press on...

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Basel startups impress investors

Basel startups impress investors

According to the latest Swiss Venture Capital Report, investments in Swiss startups increased by 44 percent last year. As a...

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Basel Area – exactly the right chemistry for South Korean pharma companies

Basel Area – exactly the right chemistry for South Korean pharma companies

KPBMA and Basel Area Business & Innovation establish tailored collaboration to support Korean biopharmaceutical companies to enter the European market

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Basel Area supporting three digital health startups

Basel Area supporting three digital health startups

Basel Area Business & Innovation will be offering intensive support to the three winners of its DayOne Digital Health Accelerator...

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Gray establishes presence in Basel

Gray establishes presence in Basel

The North American fully integrated specialty service provider Gray has established a subsidiary in Basel. The key factors in favor...

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Artificial Intelligence able to identify potentially life-saving antibiotics

Artificial Intelligence able to identify potentially life-saving antibiotics

A computer algorithm has identified antibiotics that that are still effective against infections in which multi-resistant germs are present. University...

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Biotech companies wing their way to the Basel Area

Biotech companies wing their way to the Basel Area

Basel Area has proven to be the favoured location for many of the world’s biggest, best and newest innovators in...

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Investors give Anaveon 110 million Swiss francs

Investors give Anaveon 110 million Swiss francs

Anaveon has received investment commitments amounting to 110 million Swiss francs in a Serie B funding round. The Basel-based biopharmaceutical...

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Basel alliance seeks to combat antibiotic resistance

Basel alliance seeks to combat antibiotic resistance

The Spearhead alliance has been founded in Basel with the aim of combating the silent pandemic of antimicrobial resistance. By...

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Kinarus and Noorik awarded federal grants

Kinarus and Noorik awarded federal grants

The Basel-based biopharmaceutical companies Kinarus and Noorik have been awarded federal grants for their clinical trials investigating drug candidates to...

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Alloy acquires deepCDR and will expand Basel site

Alloy acquires deepCDR and will expand Basel site

Alloy Therapeutics, a biotechnology firm from Boston in the USA, has acquired the Basel-based startup deepCDR Biologics. Alloy labs and...

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Basel Healthtech fund successfully closed

Basel Healthtech fund successfully closed

The venture capital firm MTIP has announced the successful closing of its FUND II. It is one of the first...

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Roche tests able to detect Omicron

Roche tests able to detect Omicron

The Roche subsidiary TIB Molbiol has developed new coronavirus testing kits that can also detect the new Omicron variant of...

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Hemex banks 7.1 million Swiss francs

Hemex banks 7.1 million Swiss francs

Hemex has raised a total of 7.1 million Swiss francs as part of a Series C financing round. The company...

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EsoCap impresses investors

EsoCap impresses investors

EsoCap, a biotech company based in Basel, has concluded a successful funding round. The funds from new and existing investors...

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Plug and Play settles in the Basel Area

Plug and Play settles in the Basel Area

Plug and Play is coming to the canton of Basel-Landschaft. The first founding partner of the innovation promoter from Silicon...

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Bachem builds its largest production building

Bachem builds its largest production building

Bachem has laid the foundation stone for its largest production building to date. The company specializing in the manufacture of...

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Bottneuro advancing personalized Alzheimer’s therapy

Bottneuro advancing personalized Alzheimer’s therapy

Basel-based startup Bottneuro is working on the development of personalized therapies to treat Alzheimer’s disease in which certain areas of...

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Straumann plans to build innovation center in the Basel Area

Straumann plans to build innovation center in the Basel Area

The Basel-based dental specialist Straumann is planning to construct a new technology and innovation center in Arlesheim in the canton...

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“To create the future of health, we need to come together as an ecosystem”

“To create the future of health, we need to come together as an ecosystem”

The future of health has already begun – but where does it lead us to? Patricia Gee is director of the...

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Ontotext opens new office in the Basel Area

Ontotext opens new office in the Basel Area

Ontotext, a company based in New York City and the Bulgarian capital of Sofia, has opened a new location at...

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The gravitational attraction of the Basel Area – Europe’s leading healthcare hub.

The gravitational attraction of the Basel Area – Europe’s leading healthcare hub.

Breakthrough advances in digital technology and artificial intelligence are transforming how we manage our health, and helping data-driven life science...

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Owkin heads to Basel
Digital Health

Owkin heads to Basel

The Franco-US startup Owkin is establishing a branch office in Basel. The company develops solutions for the life sciences industry...

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Danish AI company settling in the Basel Area

Danish AI company settling in the Basel Area

Abzu has settled on the Novartis Campus of the Switzerland Innovation Park Basel Area. From there, the Danish deep tech...

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«I always wanted to create something from scratch»

«I always wanted to create something from scratch»

Already when he was young, he was driven to create and invent. Today at the age of 33, Gwenael Hannema...

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Basel Area becomes the Swiss hotspot for Chinese pharma companies

Basel Area becomes the Swiss hotspot for Chinese pharma companies

More and more Chinese pharmaceutical companies are choosing the Basel Area as location for their subsidiary in Switzerland. Among them...

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New offering for digital health startups in the Basel Area

New offering for digital health startups in the Basel Area

Basel Area Business & Innovation is expanding the offering of its DayOne Accelerator – both in terms of content and...

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Botanikind settles in Basel

Botanikind settles in Basel

The internationally active Swiss company Botanikind has settled in Basel and established Botanikind AG there. It provides natural ingredients for...

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Kinarus secures capital commitment of 57 million Swiss francs

Kinarus secures capital commitment of 57 million Swiss francs

The biopharmaceutical company Kinarus has signed a capital commitment of up to 57 million Swiss francs with the investment group...

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Biotech startups from the Basel Area confirm leading position

Biotech startups from the Basel Area confirm leading position

As part of the Top 100 Swiss Startup Awards 2021, the most promising startups in Switzerland are honored. These also...

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T3 Pharma wins Swiss Economic Award

T3 Pharma wins Swiss Economic Award

T3 Pharma has won the Swiss Economic Award 2021. Switzerland’s most prestigious young entrepreneur prize is awarded by the Swiss...

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Worg selects Basel Area for European headquarters

Worg selects Basel Area for European headquarters

Worg Pharmaceuticals has opted to establish its European headquarters at the site Allschwil of the Switzerland Innovation Park Basel Area....

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ten23 health settles in Basel

ten23 health settles in Basel

The life sciences cluster Rosental Mitte located in Basel is home to a new, globally active company called ten23 health....

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Lumineo installs translucent concrete wall for Vinci

Lumineo installs translucent concrete wall for Vinci

The global construction and energy group Vinci engaged the jurassic Lumineo Group to design a wall made from translucent concrete...

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Roivant invests 200 million dollars in Immunovant

Roivant invests 200 million dollars in Immunovant

The Basel-based Roivant Group has invested a total of 200 million dollars in the US biopharmaceutical company Immunovant. This investment...

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Lyfegen collaborating with Johnson & Johnson

Lyfegen collaborating with Johnson & Johnson

The Basel-based startup Lyfegen has developed a platform for value-based healthcare. This should provide improved outcomes for patients and result...

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Bottmedical enters the market with innovative braces

Bottmedical enters the market with innovative braces

The Basel-based startup Bottmedical has developed clear braces made from bio-based polymers. After closing a successful financing round, the company...

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TargImmune raises nearly 18 million Swiss francs
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TargImmune raises nearly 18 million Swiss francs

The Basel-based biotechnology firm TargImmune has raised 17.7 million Swiss francs as part of a financing round. It now intends...

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KetoSwiss launches first product in the USA

KetoSwiss launches first product in the USA

The Basel-based biotech startup KetoSwiss develops innovative therapies for neurological disorders. Following a successful capital increase, the company now has...

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For Swiss startups, China might be closer than it seems

For Swiss startups, China might be closer than it seems

China wants to strengthen domestic demand and be less dependent on imports. This policy has huge implications for the life...

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Basel Area treads unique path

Basel Area treads unique path

Basel Area is responsible for both location and innovation promotion. This approach, which is unique across Switzerland, is very successful...

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Alentis secures 67 million US dollars

Alentis secures 67 million US dollars

The Basel-based biotechnology company Alentis Therapeutics has secured 67 million US dollars in a series B funding round. The funds...

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Bright Peak secures investment of 107 million dollars

Bright Peak secures investment of 107 million dollars

Bright Peak has raised a total of 107 million US dollars as part of a financing round. The biotechnology firm...

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Scailyte now calls Basel home

Scailyte now calls Basel home

The biotechnology firm Scailyte is now installed at the Novartis Campus of Switzerland Innovation Park Basel Area. Scailyte develops solutions...

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BGO Software establishes branch in Basel

BGO Software establishes branch in Basel

The Bulgarian firm BGO Software has now established a presence in Basel after founding BGO Software und Technologie GmbH. The...

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Basel is very open to newcomers

Basel is very open to newcomers

Novartis CEO Vas Narasimhan talks about diversity at Novartis and his positive experience of living in Basel. “I’ve found that...

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ACM Biosciences receives support for Covid-19 vaccine

ACM Biosciences receives support for Covid-19 vaccine

Innosuisse, the Swiss Innovation Agency, is supporting the Basel-based biotechnology company ACM Biosciences with a grant. This is intended for...

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Basilea receives grant for novel antibiotic

Basilea receives grant for novel antibiotic

The CARB-X initiative is granting a sum of 2.7 million US dollars to the Basel-based pharmaceuticals company Basilea. This will...

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Discover the Basel Area as #1 in biotech investment

Discover the Basel Area as #1 in biotech investment

A total of 700+ life science companies call the Basel Area their home. It has become the premier biotech cluster...

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Qnami secures investment of 4 million Swiss francs

Qnami secures investment of 4 million Swiss francs

Qnami has raised a total of 4 million Swiss francs from investors after successfully closing a Series A financing round....

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TÜV NORD CERT opens office in Basel

TÜV NORD CERT opens office in Basel

The certification specialist TÜV NORD CERT has opened its own office in Basel. From here, customers across the whole of...

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Typewise presents new smartphone keyboard

Typewise presents new smartphone keyboard

The startup Typewise is presenting the third generation of its virtual keyboard for smartphones. Typewise 3.0 uses a new patented...

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Basel Area starts new i4Challenge

Basel Area starts new i4Challenge

The next round of the i4Challenge support program is getting underway. With this, Basel Area Business & Innovation is striving...

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Basel Area shapes future health innovations

Basel Area shapes future health innovations

A success factor for the Basel Area has been its steady transformation. From chemicals through the pharmaceutical industry to the...

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Biggest successes in 2020 for biotechs in the Basel Area

Biggest successes in 2020 for biotechs in the Basel Area

Biotech companies in the Basel Area played a key role in the sector’s record performance in 2020. The latest Swiss...

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New innovation campus to be named Switzerland Innovation Park Basel Area Main Campus

New innovation campus to be named Switzerland Innovation Park Basel Area Main Campus

A new innovation campus is currently under construction in Allschwil. This will be known as Switzerland Innovation Park Basel Area...

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Synendos Therapeutics expands financing to 24 million Swiss francs
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Synendos Therapeutics expands financing to 24 million Swiss francs

Ysios Capital joins the existing consortium of European investors to expand the Series A financing for Synendos Therapeutics. The Allschwil-based...

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Innosuisse funding new RocketVax coronavirus vaccine

Innosuisse funding new RocketVax coronavirus vaccine

Leading Swiss experts in immunology and virology have joined forces in the Basel-based startup RocketVax with the aim of developing...

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MTIP using new fund to invest in innovative companies

MTIP using new fund to invest in innovative companies

The Basel-based firm MTIP AG specializes in investments in HealthTech companies. A total of 130 million euros has already been...

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Basel Area records successful 2020

Basel Area records successful 2020

Basel Area Business & Innovation was able to newly settle a total of 27 companies in the Basel Area in...

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BetterDoc opts for Basel

BetterDoc opts for Basel

The online medical service BetterDoc has selected Basel as its Swiss location. Together with the health insurance firm Assura, it...

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Kybora settles its European headquarters in Basel

Kybora settles its European headquarters in Basel

The American consultancy Kybora, which operates within the life sciences industry, has established its European headquarters in Basel. Kybora GmbH...

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Escientia establishes subsidiary in the Basel Area

Escientia establishes subsidiary in the Basel Area

The U.S. company Escientia Life Sciences Group has established a subsidiary in the canton of Basel-Landschaft. Escientia Switzerland will offer...

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MyCamper is a European growth champion

MyCamper is a European growth champion

The Financial Times has included the Basel-based firm MyCamper in its list of the 1,000 fastest-growing startups in Europe. MyCamper...

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BioVersys receives funding in the fight against tuberculosis

BioVersys receives funding in the fight against tuberculosis

The Basel-based pharma company BioVersys has received 2.7 million euros in funding alongside two partners. This financing serves to help...

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Biosynex takes up residence in Delémont

Biosynex takes up residence in Delémont

The French company Biosynex develops analytical, diagnostic and prophylactic medical devices. Its portfolio includes a test for Covid-19. It has...

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Hemex attracts Swiss investors

Hemex attracts Swiss investors

A group of experienced Swiss entrepreneurs and private investors have participated in a significantly oversubscribed financing round for Hemex. The...

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Rhizen drug secures approval in the USA

Rhizen drug secures approval in the USA

The United States Food and Drug Administration has granted accelerated approval for the drug Umbralisib. Basel biotech Rhizen has discovered...

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Novaremed secures US$50 million

Novaremed secures US$50 million

Basel biotech Novaremed is receiving US$50 million through an agreement with an investment group. Novaremed will use this financing to...

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Axtria driving growth from Basel

Axtria driving growth from Basel

The US firm Axtria has established a new office in Basel. The company offers services for the life sciences industry...

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Technologiepark Basel celebrates its role as a driver of innovation

Technologiepark Basel celebrates its role as a driver of innovation

The Technologiepark Basel will be ten years old in 2021. Over the past decade, it has supported many startups and...

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Basel Area has ever more to offer investors

Basel Area has ever more to offer investors

The canton of Basel-Stadt has displayed the most striking performance in the Swiss Venture Capital Report. Last year, more than...

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Basel researchers developing universal cancer therapy

Basel researchers developing universal cancer therapy

Researchers from Basel are working on the development of a therapy in which pre-prepared immune cells can be used to...

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Opterion Health AG moving to Muttenz

Opterion Health AG moving to Muttenz

Opterion is moving from the canton of Obwalden to Muttenz in the canton of Basel-Landschaft in order to benefit from...

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Evolva brings natural sugar blocker to market

Evolva brings natural sugar blocker to market

The biotech company Evolva is introducing L-arabinose to the market. This product is a natural sugar blocker and can be...

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Holmusk opens new office in Basel

Holmusk opens new office in Basel

Holmusk has opened an office in Basel. The company from Singapore develops digital therapies on the basis of data analysis....

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Zifo RnD Solutions coming to Basel

Zifo RnD Solutions coming to Basel

Zifo RnD Solutions, a global provider of IT solutions for research-based organizations, opens its latest subsidiary in Basel. With Zifo...

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«We will show the new product at the Olympic Games 2021 in Tokyo»

«We will show the new product at the Olympic Games 2021 in Tokyo»

The new Basel Area Business & Innovation Podcast offers exciting conversations with interesting interview partners. The first guest is surgeon...

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Patients stand to benefit from innovative tech project
Innovation

Patients stand to benefit from innovative tech project

The investment and innovation promotion agency Basel Area Business & Innovation is joining forces with several partners to realize a...

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Boehringer Ingelheim acquires Basel’s NBE-Therapeutics

Boehringer Ingelheim acquires Basel’s NBE-Therapeutics

German pharma group Boehringer Ingelheim is to acquire the Basel life sciences company NBE-Therapeutics for €1.18 billion. NBE-Therapeutics specializes in...

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Noema Pharma raises 54 million Swiss francs

Noema Pharma raises 54 million Swiss francs

The Basel-based pharmaceutical company Noema Pharma has raised a total of 54 million Swiss francs as part of a Series...

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Meteoblue constantly presents new developments

Meteoblue constantly presents new developments

The meteoblue weather service based in Basel has developed a weather map widget that can be embedded in any website....

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Lonza manufactures coronavirus vaccine for Moderna

Lonza manufactures coronavirus vaccine for Moderna

Lonza plans to start production of Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine in Switzerland before the end of the year. Moderna published the...

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Synendos raises 20 million Swiss francs

Synendos raises 20 million Swiss francs

Synendos Therapeutics has concluded a Series A financing round, raising 20 million Swiss francs. The Basel biotech will use the...

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Both Basel cantons are first class borrowers

Both Basel cantons are first class borrowers

Standard & Poor’s has awarded the canton of Basel-City its top rating of AAA. The rating agency anticipates that Basel...

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ChemAxon establishes subsidiary in Basel

ChemAxon establishes subsidiary in Basel

ChemAxon develops software for application in the chemicals and biopharma industries. Now, the Hungarian company has established a subsidiary in...

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DSM strengthens the Basel Area life sciences cluster

DSM strengthens the Basel Area life sciences cluster

The global nutrition and health corporation Royal DSM is establishing a new innovation center at the headquarters of Nutritional Products...

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Canton of Jura looking towards robotics

Canton of Jura looking towards robotics

The canton of Jura has for quite some time been a hub for the precision industry. Now, however, companies such...

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Novartis agrees cooperation to fight Covid-19

Novartis agrees cooperation to fight Covid-19

A collaboration between Molecular Partners and Novartis has been announced. Molecular Partners will be responsible for the Phase 1 trials...

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VectivBio secures investments totaling 110 million dollars

VectivBio secures investments totaling 110 million dollars

The Basel-based biotechnology firm VectivBio has received a capital injection of 110 million US dollars from both new and existing...

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Polyphor receives up to 18 million dollars for development of antibiotics

Polyphor receives up to 18 million dollars for development of antibiotics

The Allschwil-based company Polyphor has received a second funding award from the global consortium CARB-X to combat antimicrobial resistance. Polyphor...

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Matériaux Sabag printing concrete elements

Matériaux Sabag printing concrete elements

The Jura-based company Matériaux Sabag is now using a 3D printing solution to produce its concrete elements. This approach allows...

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Monte Rosa Therapeutics banks 96 million US dollars

Monte Rosa Therapeutics banks 96 million US dollars

The Basel-based biotechnology firm Monte Rosa Therapeutics has raised a total of 96 million US dollars after closing a successful...

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Roche launches new coronavirus antibody test

Roche launches new coronavirus antibody test

Roche is launching on the market a new antibody test to determine coronavirus infections. This should help with the development...

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Investors see great potential in Polyneuron

Investors see great potential in Polyneuron

The Basel-based company Polyneuron Pharmaceuticals extended its Series A funding round and has now raised a total of 36.5 million...

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Lonza set to manufacture coronavirus drug for Humanigen

Lonza set to manufacture coronavirus drug for Humanigen

The Basel-based pharmaceutical supplier Lonza is supporting the US firm Humanigen in the development of a potential coronavirus therapeutic. Lonza...

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Roche testet gleichzeitig auf Corona und Grippe

Roche testet gleichzeitig auf Corona und Grippe

Die amerikanische Zulassungsbehörde erlaubt dem Basler Life Sciences-Konzern Roche, einen Test einzusetzen, mit dem gleichzeitig eine Corona- und eine Grippe-Erkrankung...

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Roche testing for coronavirus and flu simultaneously

Roche testing for coronavirus and flu simultaneously

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given the Basel-based life sciences company Roche authorization to use a test that...

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Roche testing for coronavirus and flu simultaneously

Roche testing for coronavirus and flu simultaneously

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given the Basel-based life sciences company Roche authorization to use a test that...

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Hengrui Medicine siedelt Forschung und Entwicklung in Basel an

Hengrui Medicine siedelt Forschung und Entwicklung in Basel an

Die chinesische Life Sciences-Firma Hengrui Medicine gründet in Basel eine Schweizer Tochterfirma. Im europäischen Forschungs- und Entwicklungszentrum sollen innovative Medikamente...

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Hengrui Medicine sets up clinical research and development in Basel

Hengrui Medicine sets up clinical research and development in Basel

The Chinese life sciences company Hengrui Medicine is establishing a Swiss subsidiary in Basel. The European hub for clinical research...

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Polyphor schliesst exklusiven Lizenzvertrag für China

Polyphor schliesst exklusiven Lizenzvertrag für China

Die in der Basel Area ansässige Firma Polyphor hat mit Fosun Pharma eine Vereinbarung getroffen. Die chinesische Fosun Pharma wird...

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Polyphor awarded exclusive licensing agreement for China

Polyphor awarded exclusive licensing agreement for China

The Basel Area-based company Polyphor has signed an exclusive licensing agreement with Fosun Pharma in China. Fosun Pharma will lead...

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Neues Label garantiert den Datenverbleib in der Schweiz

Neues Label garantiert den Datenverbleib in der Schweiz

Die swiss made software Gmbh mit Sitz in Basel garantiert mit dem neuen Label „swiss hosting“, dass Daten die Schweiz...

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New label guarantees that data remains in Switzerland

With the new “swiss hosting” label, the Basel-based company swiss made software Gmbh is guaranteeing that data will not be...

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Coworking in the Basel Area – An Interview with Karin Crisanto

Coworking in the Basel Area – An Interview with Karin Crisanto

Karin Crisanto recently joined Basel Area Business & Innovation as Head of Innovation Space and Infrastructure. She previously worked for...

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Standort Schweiz ist weltweit Nummer zwei

Standort Schweiz ist weltweit Nummer zwei

Der Chemie- und Pharmastandort Schweiz ist in Sachen Wettbewerbsfähigkeit hinter den USA die Nummer zwei in der Welt. Die Basel...

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Switzerland ranked in second place globally

Switzerland ranked in second place globally

The chemical and pharmaceutical industry of Switzerland has been ranked number two in the world after the USA in terms...

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Switzerland Innovation Park Basel Area eröffnet Standort auf dem Novartis Campus
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Switzerland Innovation Park Basel Area eröffnet Standort auf dem Novartis Campus

Der Switzerland Innovation Park Basel Area eröffnet seinen neuen Standort auf dem Novartis Campus. Die Betreiberin Basel Area Business &...

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Switzerland Innovation Park Basel Area opens site on Novartis Campus

Switzerland Innovation Park Basel Area opens site on Novartis Campus

Switzerland Innovation Park Basel Area has opened a new location at the Novartis Campus. From here, the innovation park’s operator,...

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Moderna treibt Produktion von Impfstoff aus Basel voran

Moderna treibt Produktion von Impfstoff aus Basel voran

Moderna eröffnet einen Standort in Basel und treibt von dort aus die Produktion des Impfstoffes gegen das Coronavirus voran. Die...

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Moderna driving forward production of vaccine from Basel

Moderna driving forward production of vaccine from Basel

Moderna is opening a location in Basel and is advancing the production of the coronavirus vaccine from there. The Swiss...

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Yokogawa gründet Innovationszentrum in Allschwil

Yokogawa gründet Innovationszentrum in Allschwil

Der japanische Mischkonzern Yokogawa hat im Switzerland Innovation Park Basel Area eine Schweizer Tochtergesellschaft gegründet. Dort sollen Innovationen im Bereich...

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Yokogawa establishes innovation center in Allschwil

Yokogawa establishes innovation center in Allschwil

The Japanese conglomerate Yokogawa has established a Swiss subsidiary based at the Switzerland Innovation Park Basel Area. Here, the focus...

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Basel bekommt mit Bright Peak neue Biotechfirma

Basel bekommt mit Bright Peak neue Biotechfirma

Versant Ventures hat Bright Peak Therapeutics eine Serie-A-Finanzierung von 35 Millionen Dollar zugesagt und jetzt die Gründung der Biotechfirma bekanntgegeben....

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Basel gains new biotech in Bright Peak

Basel gains new biotech in Bright Peak

Versant Ventures has made a US$35 million Series A funding commitment to Bright Peak Therapeutics and has now announced the...

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Wichtige Änderungen beim Anmeldeverfahren für Kurzarbeit

Wichtige Änderungen beim Anmeldeverfahren für Kurzarbeit

Beim Anmeldeverfahren für Kurzarbeit treten am 1. September 2020 wichtige Änderungen in Kraft. Dies teilt das Amt für Wirtschaft und...

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Basel ist der „wohl produktivste Life Sciences-Standort“

Basel ist der „wohl produktivste Life Sciences-Standort“

In der Basel Area werden zwei Drittel der gesamten Pharmawertschöpfung der Schweiz generiert, zeigt ein Bericht von Interpharma. Der Standort...

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Basel is “probably the most productive life sciences location in the world”
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Basel is “probably the most productive life sciences location in the world”

Two thirds of the value added attributable to the pharmaceutical industry as a whole in Switzerland is generated in the...

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Les cantons de Basel Area présentent un rapport économique commun

Les cantons de Basel Area présentent un rapport économique commun

Pour la première fois, les cantons de Bâle-Campagne, Bâle-Ville et du Jura ont présenté un rapport économique conjoint. Les conditions-cadres...

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Basel Area cantons publish joint economic report

Basel Area cantons publish joint economic report

The cantons of Basel-Landschaft, Basel-Stadt and Jura have just published their first joint Economic Report. The fundamental environment is described...

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Switzerland Innovation Park Basel Area Standort Novartis Campus
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Switzerland Innovation Park Basel Area Standort Novartis Campus

Wir freuen uns, weiteren Zuwachs für den Switzerland Innovation Park Basel Area bekannt zu geben: Unser neuer Standort auf dem...

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Syngenta grows strongly and stays true to Basel

Syngenta grows strongly and stays true to Basel

Syngenta AG, Adama and Sinochem are to be united under the umbrella of the new Syngenta Group. The group is...

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Syngenta wächst stark und bleibt Basel treu

Syngenta wächst stark und bleibt Basel treu

Die Unternehmen Syngenta AG, Adama und Sinochem werden unter dem Dach der neuen Syngenta Group vereint. Die Gruppe hat ihren...

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Ricola earns the trust of Switzerland

Ricola earns the trust of Switzerland

Ricola has been voted the most trustworthy brand in Switzerland. The manufacturer of herbal candy, which is based in the...

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Basel leads the way in Swiss exports

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...

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Idorsia receives payment of 45 million US dollars

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...

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Roche authorized to distribute coronavirus antibody tests

Roche authorized to distribute coronavirus antibody tests

Roche has received Emergency Use Authorization in the USA for an antibody test in connection with the novel coronavirus. The...

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Healthtech sector growing rapidly in the Basel Area

Healthtech sector growing rapidly in the Basel Area

The investment and innovation promotion agency Basel Area Business & Innovation, previously known as BaselArea.swiss, can look back on a...

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Basel is the most popular Swiss location for headquarters

Basel is the most popular Swiss location for headquarters

Basel is valued as a location for company headquarters. In a rating from the fDi Intelligence platform of the Financial...

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Support program has roots in Basel

Support program has roots in Basel

The online program Selfapy supports people suffering from mental health conditions during the coronavirus lockdown. BaselArea.swiss has provided startup help...

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Cantons in the Basel Area agree aid measures

Cantons in the Basel Area agree aid measures

Basel/Liestal/Delémont – Because of the coronavirus crisis.the three sponsor cantons of BaselArea.swiss have adopted emergency aid measures in addition to...

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Roivant developing treatment for coronavirus patients

Roivant developing treatment for coronavirus patients

The Basel-based pharmaceutical company Roivant Sciences wants to develop a special antibody for coronavirus patients. This is intended to help...

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Roche Coronavirus test gets FDA approval

Roche Coronavirus test gets FDA approval

The US regulatory authority has authorized a test developed by the Basel-based pharmaceutical company Roche to detect the SARS-CoV 2...

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The pharma centers of Basel and India are influencing each other

The pharma centers of Basel and India are influencing each other

Basel has long been one of the world’s most important locations within the pharmaceutical industry. But pharma firms are now...

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Roche builds “best research center in the world”

Roche builds “best research center in the world”

The pharmaceutical giant Roche has officially started building its new research center in Basel. Around 1,800 researchers should be able...

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FutureHealth conference brings international experts to Basel

FutureHealth conference brings international experts to Basel

The FutureHealth Basel conference brought together experts, startups and those affected by digital healthcare. In addition to exploring the opportunities...

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Novartis opens campus up for innovation

Novartis opens campus up for innovation

Basel-based pharmaceutical Novartis is opening up its campus in Basel to external partners, including Switzerland Innovation Park Basel Area, which...

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Sotio opens office in Basel

Sotio opens office in Basel

The Czech biotech company Sotio has opened an office in the Technologiepark Basel. Sotio Biotech AG will be responsible for...

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Basel leads in international tax competition

Basel leads in international tax competition

The canton of Basel-Stadt offers one of the world’s most attractive tax burdens for companies, according to the latest BAK...

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Basel is evolving into a pediatrics hub

Basel is evolving into a pediatrics hub

The Botnar Research Center for Child Health in Basel has started its research activities. The first four projects have now...

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BeiGene wins Scrip Award

BeiGene wins Scrip Award

The pharmaceutical company BeiGene has won a Scrip Award that recognizes contributions across the pharma sector to improving healthcare. BeiGene’s...

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Basel areas hold promise for investors

Basel areas hold promise for investors

Substantial efforts are underway in Basel to develop new areas and create space for people and companies. The efforts were...

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Canton of Basel-Landschaft cuts corporate tax rates

Canton of Basel-Landschaft cuts corporate tax rates

Corporate tax rates in the canton of Basel-Landschaft will be cut from a maximum of 20.7 percent today to 13.45...

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Initiative for innovative companies in Basel-Landschaft

Initiative for innovative companies in Basel-Landschaft

A new initiative has been launched to support innovative SMEs and startups in the canton of Basel-Landschaft in an effort...

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DayOne Accelerator finalizes participants

DayOne Accelerator finalizes participants

BaselArea.swiss manages the DayOne initiative, which is now organizing the second round of the DayOne Accelerator. The participants are Digital...

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startup baselland supports company creation

startup baselland supports company creation

BaselArea.swiss is working with selected organizations and Standortförderung Baselland to support the foundation of companies in the canton of Basel-Landschaft....

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Artidis joins world’s largest medical center

Artidis joins world’s largest medical center

The Basel-based startup Artidis is developing a medical device based on nanotechnology to help with cancer diagnoses. The spin-off from...

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Jura has plenty of greenfield sites

Jura has plenty of greenfield sites

The canton of Jura has more than 544 hectares of building land available, a study from the Federal Institute of...

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Basel startup Nutrix beats 900 startups

Basel startup Nutrix beats 900 startups

The Basel startup Nutrix has won a competition at the Web Summit with its business concept. It has developed a...

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Polyphor discovers new class of antibiotics

Polyphor discovers new class of antibiotics

Researchers at the Allschwil pharmaceutical company Polyphor and the University of Zurich have discovered a novel antibiotics class. It has...

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Switzerland Innovation Park Basel Area opens site in Jura

Switzerland Innovation Park Basel Area opens site in Jura

Switzerland Innovation Park Basel Area has opened its third location. The park is now represented in Jura alongside its locations...

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Investments in Basel start-ups on the rise

Investments in Basel start-ups on the rise

Start-ups established in Basel raised more than 200 million euro in investments during the first half of 2019. Basel therefore...

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Versameb raises 6.4 million Swiss francs

Versameb raises 6.4 million Swiss francs

Basel-based biopharmaceutical Versameb has raised 6.4 million Swiss francs in a Seed C financing round and will put the funds...

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Kindoh opens global headquarters in Basel

Kindoh opens global headquarters in Basel

Kindoh, a daily consumer product brand, is moving its headquarters to Basel. The location promotion organization BaselArea.swiss supported the company’s...

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T3 Pharma raises more than 12 million Swiss francs

T3 Pharma raises more than 12 million Swiss francs

T3 Pharma, a Basel-based biotech company, has closed its second financing round and raised in excess of 12 million Swiss...

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GRID boosts innovative power of Basel region

GRID boosts innovative power of Basel region

Work on the construction of the GRID complex for innovation and commerce has begun on the BaseLink site in Allschwil...

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Indigo Agriculture opens European headquarters in Basel

Indigo Agriculture opens European headquarters in Basel

Indigo Agriculture is expanding to Europe and has opened headquarters in Basel to this end. The U.S. company offers pioneering...

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Basel startup aims to change agriculture sector

Basel startup aims to change agriculture sector

Growcer AG is currently building a machine-operated vegetable farm in Basel. Robots sow, water and fertilize the vegetables, which are...

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Leading startups benefit from BaselArea.swiss

Leading startups benefit from BaselArea.swiss

The top 100 startups of Switzerland have been revealed. In Venturelab’s Top 100, the Basel region performs particularly well in...

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BaseLaunch supports Switzerland as an innovation location

BaseLaunch supports Switzerland as an innovation location

Switzerland often receives awards for its innovative strength. Life sciences have generally played a huge part in this acclaim. The...

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“We make no compromises in creating the highest potential company”

“We make no compromises in creating the highest potential company”

Versant Ventures has a strong history in building successful companies such as Therachon, Black Diamond or CRISPR Therapeutics. We talked...

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Adobe develops new technology in Basel

Adobe develops new technology in Basel

The US-based company Adobe is developing a technology in Basel that will make it possible to display content on screens...

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DayOne gains importance

DayOne gains importance

DayOne, a BaselArea.swiss initiative, is creating a world-leading healthcare innovation hub based on the strengths of the Basel region. A...

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Synendos Therapeutics awarded EU funding

Synendos Therapeutics awarded EU funding

Synendos Therapeutics AG with headquarters in Allschwil is benefiting from the financial support for which small and medium-sized enterprises can...

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Swiss TPH breaks ground on new headquarters

Swiss TPH breaks ground on new headquarters

The Swiss Tropical and Public Health institute (Swiss TPH) has broken ground on the new building for its headquarters in...

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Project uptown Basel taking shape

Project uptown Basel taking shape

A competence center for Industry 4.0 is being created on the former site of ABB. Private investors have contributed around...

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Switzerland Innovation Park Basel Area offre des ateliers et séminaires pour innover

Switzerland Innovation Park Basel Area offre des ateliers et séminaires pour innover

Venez innover avec nous ! Tel est le slogan pour les ateliers et séminaires qui seront organisés dans le Switzerland...

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“I am amazed by the level of innovation in the Jura”

“I am amazed by the level of innovation in the Jura”

The Switzerland Innovation Park Basel Area already has two sites, in Allschwil and Basel, and will soon add a third...

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BaseLaunch is a world-leading accelerator
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BaseLaunch is a world-leading accelerator

Healthcare accelerators recently came under the spotlight of technology platform Technorely. Its list of eight of the leading accelerators features...

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BaseLaunch is top European accelerator

BaseLaunch is top European accelerator

Healthcare Accelerator BaseLaunch, which is operated by the location promotion organization BaselArea.swiss, is among the leading accelerators of its kind...

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Pfizer acquires Basel-based Therachon

Pfizer acquires Basel-based Therachon

U.S. pharmaceutical company Pfizer is acquiring Basel biotech Therachon for US$ 340 million. Additional payments of US$ 470 million may...

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Switzerland excels with biotech start-ups

Switzerland excels with biotech start-ups

According to an article in the journal “Nature”, Switzerland is the European leader with its biotech start-up ecosystem. Based on...

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33 recently arrived companies create hundreds of jobs

33 recently arrived companies create hundreds of jobs

The efforts of BaselArea.swiss proved extremely successful in 2018. 33 companies – seven more than in the previous year –...

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Basel offers the lowest corporate income tax of all major Swiss business centres

Basel offers the lowest corporate income tax of all major Swiss business centres

The Canton of Basel-Stadt has lowered its tax rates on income, corporate income and capital retroactively to 1 January 2019....

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Anaveon raises CHF 35 million

Anaveon raises CHF 35 million

Anaveon, an immuno-oncology biotech, has successfully concluded a Series A financing round led by Syncona, a UK Life Sciences fund,...

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“It doesn’t always have to stay the same”

“It doesn’t always have to stay the same”

Désirée Mettraux has been the CEO of Creadi since 2016. The Pax spin-off has developed the Simpego online insurance platform....

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GETEC acquires Infrapark Baselland

GETEC acquires Infrapark Baselland

The energy services provider GETEC is acquiring Infrapark Baselland AG and its activities from the chemicals company Clariant. GETEC also...

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Van Baerle to benefit from Schweizerhalle location

Van Baerle to benefit from Schweizerhalle location

Next year, chemical company Van Baerle will move from Münchenstein in the canton of Basellandschaft to the Schweizerhalle industrial location....

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First semester starts well for FHNW Campus Muttenz

First semester starts well for FHNW Campus Muttenz

The semester has got off to a successful start at FHNW University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland’s new...

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BaseLaunch’s second round – 10 projects enter Phase I

BaseLaunch’s second round – 10 projects enter Phase I

The BaseLaunch Accelerator, managed and operated by BaselArea.swiss, started on 14 September 2018 with ten projects entering Phase I. Over...

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Most exciting biotechs are based in Basel

Most exciting biotechs are based in Basel

Basel is among the European biotech hubs with the most exciting companies as named by labiotech.eu. The industry platform highlighted...

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“Basel has all the ingredients required to host a successful company”

“Basel has all the ingredients required to host a successful company”

The physician and pharmacologist Nicole Onetto is a member of the Board of Directors at the Basilea Pharmaceutica AG. In...

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Meet the BaseLaunch Startups

Meet the BaseLaunch Startups

Six of the BaseLaunch startups recently started Phase II. They received either grants up to 250,000 Swiss francs or gained...

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BioMedPartners closes new venture capital fund

BioMedPartners closes new venture capital fund

Basel-based venture capitalist firm BioMedPartners has closed its new venture capital fund BioMedInvest III at 100 million Swiss francs. The...

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BaseLaunch up to a solid Phase II start

BaseLaunch up to a solid Phase II start

BaseLaunch has officially started Phase II of its accelerator program, and four startups are receiving grants ranging from 120,000 to...

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Roivant Sciences to join BaseLaunch Accelerator as Healthcare Partner

Roivant Sciences to join BaseLaunch Accelerator as Healthcare Partner

Roivant becomes the fifth healthcare partner of BaselArea.swiss accelerator program joining Johnson & Johnson Innovation, Novartis Venture Fund, Pfizer and...

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Patient Data – Faster but with Respect and Trust

Patient Data – Faster but with Respect and Trust

“Faster but with Respect and Trust“ - these were the final words from Effy Vayena at the DayOne Experts event...

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Halozyme Therapeutics opens European headquarters

Halozyme Therapeutics opens European headquarters

Halozyme, a U.S. biotechnology company developing novel oncology and drug-delivery therapies, has established their European headquarters office in Basel, Switzerland.

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3D im Spital

3D im Spital

Wo der 3D-Druck bereits heute standardmässig eingesetzt wird, in welche Richtungen sich die Technik entwickelt und welche rechtlichen Fragen dadurch...

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Interest from startups in the BaseLaunch healthcare accelerator exceeds expectations

Interest from startups in the BaseLaunch healthcare accelerator exceeds expectations

More than 100 projects from Switzerland and abroad competed for a place in the BaselArea.swiss accelerator program for healthcare startups.

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Investing in strengths – Swiss leadership in life sciences

Investing in strengths – Swiss leadership in life sciences

How can Switzerland and the Basel region maintain their international leadership role in life sciences? As part of the Biotech...

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BaseLaunch wants to bring the best healthcare start-ups to Basel

BaseLaunch wants to bring the best healthcare start-ups to Basel

“If we invest billions in university research, then this remains an abortive effort if we do not make sure at...

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Basel impresses with quality of living

Basel impresses with quality of living

Basel is among the top ten cities with the highest quality of living in the world, according to the latest...

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Japanese company opens R&D centre in Basel

Japanese company opens R&D centre in Basel

Idemitsu Kosan is a Japanese petroleum company, but it also develops and manufactures electronic materials. The company is now opening...

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“Muttenz is home to the world’s largest plant for the production of 5-HMF from biomass”

“Muttenz is home to the world’s largest plant for the production of 5-HMF from biomass”

Thomas Fischer is Chief Operating Officer with the biotechnology company AVA Biochem in Muttenz.

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Axalta Coating Systems opens regional headquarters in the city of Basel

Axalta Coating Systems opens regional headquarters in the city of Basel

Philadelphia-based company Axalta Coating Systems, a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings is establishing its European business activities...

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BaselArea.swiss welcomes Biopharmaceutical Company Ultragenyx

BaselArea.swiss welcomes Biopharmaceutical Company Ultragenyx

BaselArea.swiss Economic Promotion is pleased to announce that Ultragenyx, a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel products for...

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«Many start-ups begin under precarious conditions – that doesn’t have to be»

«Many start-ups begin under precarious conditions – that doesn’t have to be»

Basel region. The entrepreneur has a large network of contacts that allows him to establish access not only to investors,...

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