Basel Area Business & Innovation, is the official investment and innovation promotion agency for the Basel Area.
As a journalist, we provide you with press releases, story ideas, images, and facts within areas of general business information, investments and innovation. If you are about to visit the Basel Area, contact us to make sure you will get the most out of your stay.
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Media releases

Switzerland Innovation Park Basel Area opens new site on the Novartis Campus

In the Basel Area the healthtech sector is booming

Canton of Jura is the newest site of the Switzerland Innovation Park Basel Area

Go-ahead for unique innovation campus in Allschwil

Who will seize the opportunity?

33 recently arrived companies create hundreds of jobs in the Basel region.


Top researcher and entrepreneur: Hans-Florian Zeilhofer

Hans-Florian Zeilhofer is a top researcher – and he is an entrepreneur. With AOT, he founded a startup in Basel that has developed a special robot: robot Carlo cuts bones with a laser – a revolution in surgery.
Zeilhofer had spent 20 years researching the topic before he founded the company. The professor emeritus at the University of Basel is a specialist in oral and maxillofacial surgery,. The Bavarian explains why he put down roots in Basel, why doctors shoud love their patients and what he is up to in the canton of Jura. And he tells about his involvement in the Olympic Games next year in Tokyo.

Interview: Martin Jordan.


In the Basel Area Business & Innovation Podcast we talk to entrepreneurs, researchers, experts and CEOs from the Basel Area about how scientists become entrepreneurs, what it means to start a business, why it pays off and why the Basel Area is the ideal location.

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Martin Jordan

Manager Media and Public Relations

Contact me to get help with your story about the Basel Area. Receive the latest investment and innovation promotion news, facts, images and stories about our region.

   +41 61 295 50 25

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Basel Area Business & Innovation, Innovation, Invest

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Holmusk opens new office in Basel
Basel Area Business & Innovation, Innovation, Invest, Switzerland Innovation Park

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Basel Area Business & Innovation, Innovation, Invest

Zifo RnD Solutions coming to Basel

Zifo RnD Solutions, a global provider of IT solutions for research-based organizations, opens its latest subsidiary in Basel. With Zifo...

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