We help you find business success in the Basel Area

Relocate, innovate or expand with help from Basel Area Business & Innovation

The Basel Area is home to many leading international companies and a growing number of innovators. If you’re looking to join a vibrant future-focused ecosystem, you’ve come to the right place. Whether you need help finding the right business location, launching or growing a company, creating a Swiss corporate entity, or connecting with partners, we can help.

Record year for Basel Area Business & Innovation

39 companies settling in the Basel Area: Never before have we managed to assist more companies in their efforts to settle here than in 2021. Twenty-eight of these companies, i.e. more than two-thirds of those that settled here, are from the life sciences sector. Of these, seven operate in the growing innovative segment of digital health. This shows that the Basel Area is becoming increasingly popular among companies engaged in digital health innovations.

2021 in brief
innovation centre of the future
589
Company foundations and settlements since 2016
30,592
number of people in our network
4
innovation spaces in our portfolio
6,441
event participants

Who we are

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.

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Basel Area Business & Innovation, ICT, Innovation, Invest

UptownBasel joins IBM Quantum Network

UptownBasel is partnering with IBM. The emerging competence center for Industry 4.0 will provide its partners with the IBM Quantum...

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Basel Area Business & Innovation, Innovation, Invest, Life Sciences / biotech, Switzerland Innovation Park

South Korean pharma firms show interest in the Basel Area

Several South Korean firms from the life sciences industry, including three pharmaceutical multinationals, have visited the Basel Area on fact-finding...

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