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Successful Case Studies

If the successful companies in the Basel Area have one thing in common, it is this: They play an active part within the ecosystem. Discover success stories about companies from biotechnology, digital health, medtech, advanced manufacturing and consulting.
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UPM Biomedicals




Biotechnology in Basel and Boston







TÜV Nord

BGO Software

WORG Pharmaceutical





Hengrui Medicine

Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories




Luye Pharma



Roivant Sciences


Idemitsu Kosan

The biopharma industry is all about innovation and innovation needs talented people. That’s why we decided to set up our European headquarters in Basel of course.

Xiaobin Wu, Ph.D.President and Chief Operating Officer of BeiGene

The BeiGene case

Founded in 2010, BeiGene has a global team of over 8,000 employees across five continents. The company focuses on the research and development of hematology-oncology and solid tumour-targeted therapies.

With its new presence in Basel, next to pharmaceutical giants already here, BeiGene sees opportunities for synergies and collaboration.

Key to a successful settlement

Success for your startup or company with an international settlement does not come by itself. The process of settling in a new place will depend on a few key factors.


Successful business launch case studies - innovation

Business launch

The Basel Area is the leading hub for innovation in Switzerland and your company can be part of it.

Attractive tax framework in the Basel Area


An attractive tax framework paired with business-oriented authorities lets businesses located here thrive.

Talent in the Basel Area


Be among the best in the world, the Basel Area offers an extraordinary talent pool to to be a part of.


Quality of life in the Basel Area is second-to-none, make that a part of your company’s culture.

"For us, it is a great way to signal our support for the local startup scene and develop our relationships with other companies in Basel."

Vivek RamaswamyFounder and CEO of Roivant Sciences

The Roivant story

Right from establishing its headquarters in Basel, founder and executive chairman Vivek Ramaswamy made a point of showing leadership and community spirit. He set up the Roivant Symposium in Basel, and Roivant became a partner of BaseLaunch, a popular accelerator program for biotech companies.

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