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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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Japanese company opens R&D centre in Basel
Basel Area Business & Innovation, Innovation, Invest

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”
Basel Area Business & Innovation, Innovation, Invest

“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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