A boost for new enterprises

Do you want to start your own business? Does your company plan to settle in Basel? In Basel, you will find non-bureaucratic support and all the information you need!

The headquarters of the company, Actelion, designed by Basel architects Herzog & De Meuron.
The former Basel start-up company Actelion has become a major player.


BaselArea.swiss (innovate.baselarea.swiss) fosters innovation and accelerates business in the Basel region mainly by supporting entrepreneurs who have put their focus on technology and innovation. Its seminar and workshop programme is the centrepiece of its service offering. The founder course is aimed at all parties interested in starting a company:

  • Founder Course: Entrepreneurs are given an overview of all the aspects that are relevant when setting up their own company. The founder course is offered in collaboration with the IFJ Institut für Jungunternehmen. You can find an overview of the next courses here.

The advanced courses are offered exclusively for start-ups and entrepreneurs planning specific projects in the fields of innovation and technology:

  • Innovation seminars and workshops for entrepreneurs: These allow a more in-depth examination of various business issues, such as business plans, funding, product development, pricing and intellectual property as well as marketing and communications.

Technologiepark Basel

Technologiepark Basel in the Stücki Business Park offers innovative start-up companies office and lab premises at attractive conditions, a shared infrastructure as well as various Services.

In Technologiepark 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.

We wish you success in Basel!