Innovation promotion

Leading position

Companies in the city of Basel stand out against worldwide competition with innovative products, services and processes. In order to maintain this leading position in the future, innovation promotion is a key issue of economic policy in the Canton of Basel-Stadt.

It is hereby not a matter of re-inventing the comprehensive innovation landscape in the region, but of pooling the strengths to enable better coordination between the different players. The following four organisations are particularly highlighted in this context.

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Tech Park Basel

Tech Park Basel in the Stücki Business Park offers innovative start-up companies, on almost 6,400 m2, office and lab premises at attractive conditions, a shared infrastructure as well as various services.

In Tech Park Basel, innovative start-up companies from different fields of technology (pharma, biotech, nanotech, chemicals, cleantech, ICT) have the possibility to conduct research and exchange ideas in an entrepreneurial environment.

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Basel Area Business & Innovation

As the mutual innovation and location promotion agency of the three cantons of Basel-Stadt, Baselland and Jura, the organisation supports company founders and domestic and foreign companies in successfully implementing their projects and business plans in the region. In all activities, the focus is on innovation topics in promising fields of technology, such as life sciences, ICT, medtech, precision technology and nanotechnology. Basel Area Business & Innovation brings together the key players and offers consulting, as well as extensive possibilities for information exchange and knowledge transfer.

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Switzerland Innovation Park Basel Area (SIP Basel Area)

The SIP Basel Area is a physical place where research groups from industry, universities and private research institutions can work together in a project-based approach. It creates a matrix for increased research and development co-operations and enables better transfer of knowledge and technology.

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