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No. 9 - January 2018

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Implementation of the Swiss referendum against mass immigration / Obligation to report job vacancies starting in 2018

Nicole Hostettler

Nicole Hostettler, Head of Office, Office of Economy and Labour, informs about the implementation of the mass immigration initiative and the obligation to report job vacancies as of 2018.

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Why is the renowned Biotech in Europe Forum also known as the “Sachs conference” being held in Basel?

After thirteen years in Munich and Zurich the renowned “Biotech in Europe Forum” relocated to Basel a few years ago. Leonard Sachs, the founder of the forum, explains the background behind this move in this personal interview.

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Event review: Work permits – what I need to know as a company

How does the permit procedure look like – from applying to receiving a permit? What options do you have as a company and what are the differences in the permit procedure between EU/EFTA and Non-EU/EFTA member states?

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Loan guarantees in Switzerland: Financial support for starting a business, for investments, expansions and for succession planning

For starting a business, for investments and for succession planning many small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) depend on bank loans. However, banks are often hesitant in providing these credits.

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Return to a path of dynamic growth

The forecast for the Swiss gross domestic product (GDP) is being corrected upwards for the year 2018.

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The life sciences cluster in the Basel region – in a nutshell with brand new facts & figures

Why is the life sciences cluster in Basel globally so unique? Can this statement be quantitatively proven? At the end, only numbers and facts speak a clear language in times of fake news.

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First BaselHack convinces with well-performing prototypes

Approximately 70 software developers, technology enthusiasts and creatives gathered at the FHNW Academy of Art and Design (FHNW Academy) over the weekend of October 28th 2017 for the Basel Hackathon. The first ever „BaselHack“ was organized by an association with the same name, which was founded mid-2017.

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Events / call for nominations / outlook

Call for nominees „Basler Sozialpreis für die Wirtschaft 2018“ until January 15th 2018

Do you want to nominate your own company or do you know a socially engaged business that you would like to propose for the award „Basler Sozialpreis für die Wirtschaft 2018“? We look forward to hearing from you!

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