Basel Area Business & Innovation is the official investment and innovation promotion agency for the Basel Area.
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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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