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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Basel offers the lowest corporate income tax of all major Swiss business centres
Basel Area Business & Innovation, Invest

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
Basel Area Business & Innovation, Innovation, Invest

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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