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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Van Baerle to benefit from Schweizerhalle location
Basel Area Business & Innovation, Invest

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
Basel Area Business & Innovation, Innovation, Invest

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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