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.


As promoter of innovation and inward investment for the Basel region, BaselArea.swiss provides support especially for entrepreneurs focused on technology and innovation. At the heart of the service is a programme of seminars and workshops. The founders’ course is aimed at all interested parties planning to start a company:

  • Founder Course: You can find an overview of the next courses here.

The further range of support on offer is aimed exclusively at start-ups and entrepreneurs with concrete projects from the innovation and technology sector:

  • Seminars & Workshops for Entrepreneurs: These allow a more in-depth examination of various business issues, such as the business plan, funding, product development, pricing and intellectual property, as well as marketing and communications. This series of events is aimed exclusively at start-ups and high-tech SMEs with concrete innovation Projects.

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!