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Creating a vibrant ecosystem supported by experts and visionaries with enthusiasm for growing the Basel Area is part of our core mission at Basel Area Business & Innovation.
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Expats in Switzerland

On this page, you’ll find out what it’s like to move to and work in…
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Moving to Switzerland

If you plan on moving to Switzerland, here is a simple guide on how you…
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Working in Switzerland

For many foreign workers, Switzerland is the ideal place to work and live in. The…
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IP strategy for biotech startups (best practices and pitfalls to avoid)

IP protection is crucial for the success of growing biotech startups. Here are some best…
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IP protection for startups — 4 ways to protect your business.

Imagine your biotech innovation can change the world. Imagine someone says it was their idea.
Six startup stages, 1. Pre-Seed stage. 2. Seed stage. 3. Early stage. 4. Growth stage. 5. Expansion stage. 6. Exit stage.

The 6 stages of a startup (and how to master each).

In this guide, you’ll learn about the different startup stages, how you can master each…
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Your comprehensive guide to Switzerland’s startup ecosystem.

Learn about startup ecosystems and the 7 vital support institutions for Switzerland’s startup ecosystem to…
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Mentoring for startups

Here’s everything you need to know about leveraging a startup mentor to fuel your company’s…

Medtech startups in the Basel Area

Discover 19 promising medtech startups and companies from the region. Meet our expert Florian Saner…

Everything you need to know about non-dilutive funding in 10 minutes.

Finding the right option for your small business needs can be overwhelming. Non-dilutive funding is…
Startup funding 10 ways

10 ways to get funding for your Swiss startup.

Learn which type of funding is best for you and how to get it. Give…

7 powerful social media strategy hacks for startups

Discover how to build your online presence from scratch and create a successful social media…
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10 best accelerator and incubator programs for Swiss startups

Learn everything about the top 10 accelerator and incubator programs in Switzerland to select the…

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The rise of AI and data in pharmaceutical and chemical manufacturing

In our 13th iteration of the Technology Circle (24.10.23), we had a new record of…

Opportunities in the Metaverse

In our 12th iteration of the Technology Circle (21.06.2023), we learned from four speakers what…

AI for SMEs – The complete guide to implementing AI in your manufacturing company

Over 3 years, we developed a guide to implementing AI in your manufacturing company. Learn…

AI engineering and its impact on business

Learn how AI is changing the game of innovation, its role in product development and…
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Sustainability reporting is a must for startups

In recent years, sustainability has become an increasingly important consideration for businesses of all sizes,…

Innovation and collaboration to prepare your company for the future

The world is changing faster than ever. Since COVID, office culture has shifted massively. With…
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No one too small to make a difference

This article introduces the Swiss Triple Impact and summarizes the keynote held by Martin Studer,…
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Cities and regions can drive demand for sustainable business models

This article introduces the Solar Impulse Foundation and summarizes the keynote held by Robin Henri…
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Why business design is key for a sustainable economy

The economy is overshooting planetary boundaries – and companies play a crucial role to do…

Digital twins and data visualization in Industry 4.0

We invited five speakers to talk about digital twins, data visualization and the Building Information…

Cyber security for the digitized and networked world

No company is safe from cybercriminals. Everyone has heard of hacker attacks, but few companies…