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Roivant Sciences to join BaseLaunch Accelerator as Healthcare Partner
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Roivant Sciences to join BaseLaunch Accelerator as Healthcare Partner

Roivant becomes the fifth healthcare partner of BaselArea.swiss accelerator program joining Johnson & Johnson Innovation, Novartis Venture Fund, Pfizer and...

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“We’re giving Basel Impact Hub fever”
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“We’re giving Basel Impact Hub fever”

Impact Hubs are a real success story. Founded in 2005 in London, there are now over 100 Impact Hubs around...

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Roche and Novartis among most valuable companies
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Roche and Novartis among most valuable companies

The Basel pharmaceutical companies Roche and Novartis are among the 40 most valuable companies in the world, according to an...

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Novartis medication effective against psoriasis
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Novartis medication effective against psoriasis

The Basel-based pharmaceutical company Novartis has released positive data on the long-term efficacy of its medication Cosentyx, which is used...

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Pharmaceutical industry is driving the Swiss economy
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Pharmaceutical industry is driving the Swiss economy

The number of jobs in the pharmaceutical industry is on a steady rise – and other industries are benefiting from...

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The changing healthcare system in China
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The changing healthcare system in China

On September 15th 2017, the first Swiss-Chinese Life Sciences Forum took place at Roche in Basel. The event focused on...

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13 startup projects qualify for the first phase of BaseLaunch
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13 startup projects qualify for the first phase of BaseLaunch

The BaseLaunch Healthcare Accelerator program from BaselArea.swiss started on September 14. Over 100 applications were received from more than 30...

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Patient Data – Faster but with Respect and Trust
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Patient Data – Faster but with Respect and Trust

“Faster but with Respect and Trust“ - these were the final words from Effy Vayena at the DayOne Experts event...

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Halozyme Therapeutics opens European headquarters
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Halozyme Therapeutics opens European headquarters

Halozyme, a U.S. biotechnology company developing novel oncology and drug-delivery therapies, has established their European headquarters office in Basel, Switzerland.

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“In Switzerland, we often sell promising technologies too early”
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“In Switzerland, we often sell promising technologies too early”

Ulf Claesson is a "serial entrepreneur". During the past 25 years, he has set up companies that have gone on...

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3D im Spital
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3D im Spital

Wo der 3D-Druck bereits heute standardmässig eingesetzt wird, in welche Richtungen sich die Technik entwickelt und welche rechtlichen Fragen dadurch...

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Zweites Leben für gebrauchte Laborgeräte
Basel Area Business & Innovation

Zweites Leben für gebrauchte Laborgeräte

Wer Laborgeräte oder eine mikrobiologische Sicherheitswerksbank benötigt, muss bei Neuanschaffungen tief in die Tasche greifen. Werden hingegen Laborgeräte nicht mehr...

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Interest from startups in the BaseLaunch healthcare accelerator exceeds expectations
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Interest from startups in the BaseLaunch healthcare accelerator exceeds expectations

More than 100 projects from Switzerland and abroad competed for a place in the BaselArea.swiss accelerator program for healthcare startups.

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Gilbert Achermann wird neuer Verwaltungsratspräsident bei Switzerland Innovation Park Basel Area AG
Basel Area Business & Innovation

Gilbert Achermann wird neuer Verwaltungsratspräsident bei Switzerland Innovation Park Basel Area AG

Die ausserordentliche Generalversammlung vom 29. Juni 2017 wählte Gilbert Achermann einstimmig in den Verwaltungsrat der Switzerland Innovation Park Basel Area...

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Bayer is growing in Basel
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Bayer is growing in Basel

The German life sciences company Bayer wants to continue to grow in Basel, as company representatives announced in a press...

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Investing in strengths – Swiss leadership in life sciences
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Investing in strengths – Swiss leadership in life sciences

How can Switzerland and the Basel region maintain their international leadership role in life sciences? As part of the Biotech...

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“I see a very innovation-friendly climate in Basel”
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“I see a very innovation-friendly climate in Basel”

It all began with research resources that were a quarter of a century old. Simon Ittig and his colleagues at...

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Bio-Rad Opens European headquarters in Basel, Switzerland, in April 2017
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Bio-Rad Opens European headquarters in Basel, Switzerland, in April 2017

In April, Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc., a global provider of life science research and clinical diagnostic products opened a facility in...

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BaseLaunch can take full advantage of the potential of Basel’s life sciences ecosystem
Basel Area Business & Innovation, Innovation

BaseLaunch can take full advantage of the potential of Basel’s life sciences ecosystem

The new accelerator for healthcare ventures, BaseLaunch, wants to link the best start-ups to the Basel region – and in...

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BaseLaunch wants to bring the best healthcare start-ups to Basel
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BaseLaunch wants to bring the best healthcare start-ups to Basel

“If we invest billions in university research, then this remains an abortive effort if we do not make sure at...

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Basel impresses with quality of living
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Basel impresses with quality of living

Basel is among the top ten cities with the highest quality of living in the world, according to the latest...

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Basel initiative supports life sciences start-ups
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Basel initiative supports life sciences start-ups

BaseLaunch, an accelerator initiative launched and run by the location promotion organisation BaselArea.swiss, is a new partner of the start-up...

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Japanese company opens R&D centre in Basel
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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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Novartis psoriasis treatment shows strong results
Basel Area Business & Innovation

Novartis psoriasis treatment shows strong results

Basel – Novartis’ Cosentyx has proven highly effective against psoriasis. The skin condition can cause psychological problems for many patients...

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“Muttenz is home to the world’s largest plant for the production of 5-HMF from biomass”
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“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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In Muttenz steht die weltweit grösste Anlage zur Produktion von 5-HMF aus Biomasse
Basel Area Business & Innovation

In Muttenz steht die weltweit grösste Anlage zur Produktion von 5-HMF aus Biomasse

Thomas Fischer ist Chief Operating Officer bei der Biotechnologiefirma AVA Biochem in Muttenz.

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Axalta Coating Systems opens regional headquarters in the city of Basel
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Axalta Coating Systems opens regional headquarters in the city of Basel

Philadelphia-based company Axalta Coating Systems, a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings is establishing its European business activities...

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BaselArea.swiss welcomes Biopharmaceutical Company Ultragenyx
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BaselArea.swiss welcomes Biopharmaceutical Company Ultragenyx

BaselArea.swiss Economic Promotion is pleased to announce that Ultragenyx, a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel products for...

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«Many start-ups begin under precarious conditions – that doesn’t have to be»
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«Many start-ups begin under precarious conditions – that doesn’t have to be»

Basel region. The entrepreneur has a large network of contacts that allows him to establish access not only to investors,...

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«Only when it is shared in the team does an idea take shape»
Basel Area Business & Innovation

«Only when it is shared in the team does an idea take shape»

Hans-Florian Zeilhofer is a surgeon, innovator, scientist and entrepreneur. He has performed pioneering work in many fields of reconstructive facial...

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Pascal Bourquard: «Without roots, we cannot develop»
Basel Area Business & Innovation

Pascal Bourquard: «Without roots, we cannot develop»

«I don’t have any lessons to impart, just the opportunity to share my experience.» It was with these words that...

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