BaselArea.swiss Economic Promotion is pleased to announce that Ultragenyx, a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel products for rare and ultra-rare diseases based in the San Francisco Bay Area, California, is opening their European headquarters in the city of Basel, Switzerland. Stefano Portolano, M.D., has been appointed Senior Vice President and head of Ultragenyx Europe. In this role, Dr. Portolano will be responsible for building and leading the Ultragenyx commercialization efforts across Europe and developing the company's European organization.Read More
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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.
Basel region. The entrepreneur has a large network of contacts that allows him to establish access not only to investors, but also to know-how and talents.Read More