Economic Development

Basel is a successful business location: Numerous national and international companies, small and medium sized enterprises and start-ups are based here, want to locate here or start a business.

We at the Economic Development unit are committed to ensuring that companies find the conditions that best suit their needs to pave their way to success.

Business Location

Find out more about Basel as a business location: What are the main economic indicators? Who are the local players and companies? Who is the right contact for you?

Economic Policy

The economic policy of the canton is reviewed every four years by the Government, adapted to the current conditions and published in the Economic Report.

Companies based in Basel

Companies based in the Canton of Basel-Stadt are the foundation of our business location. That is why you can rely on us to help you develop your business.

Start-up Companies

Thinking about starting a business or have you just gone into business for yourself? We are looking forward to providing you with all the assistance and advice you may need.

Setting up & Founding a Company

Are you planning to found your company or set up a business in the Canton of Basel-Stadt? We can support you in the process with our products and services.

Tourism Promotion

Thanks to its prestigious world fairs, specialist conferences and events, Basel attracts a high level of business tourism. Visitors can benefit from numerous attractive offers such as the Mobility Ticket.