Basel Area Business & Innovation

Booth 1743
Basel, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland
Basel Area Business & Innovation is the investment and innovation promotion of the Basel Area and your go-to agency for launching or relocating a business venture in Switzerland’s most dynamic region. As a non-profit organization, we provide services to companies, institutions and startups interested in exploring business opportunities or innovative projects in the cantons of Basel-Stadt, Basel-Landschaft and Jura. We provide consulting services, facilitate connections, manage several accelerator programs, and offer events and workshops.

The Basel Area is an economic powerhouse and Europe’s most successful life sciences cluster. Access to highly qualified talent and a strong industrial backbone have turned the region into the Swiss business and innovation hub of the future.

In the Basel Area you will find over 700 life sciences companies and 200 research institutions, over 31,000 specialists covering the entire value-chain. Two global pharma leaders, Novartis and Roche, run their global operations as well as key R&D centers from here. Other pharma and biotech companies like Lonza, Abbott, Actelion, Bayer, Syngenta, Idorsia, Basilea, BeiGene, and Moderna as well as a large number of successful startups and spin-offs such as Alentis Therapeutics make the region the undisputed life sciences leader of Europe.