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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BaseLaunch’s second round – 10 projects enter Phase I
Basel Area Business & Innovation, Innovation, Invest

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
Basel Area Business & Innovation, Invest

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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