DDW Swiss

Switzerland’s pharmaceutical and life sciences industry is unparalleled.

Ke Xiangwen

General Manager, Dalian Shiji Xinyuan Technology Co. Ltd.

Ideal location for R&D and manufacturing

DDW Swiss AG is an independent technology company specialized in the development of ultra-light water (also known as Deuterium Depleted Water, DDW) and its derivative products. Originally, the Chinese company Dalian Shiji Xinyuan Technology Development had registered its technology in the Chinese market. Switzerland was considered as the ideal location for their research, development and manufacturing, which in May 2015 led to the opening of an independent production base in Olten in the canton of Solothurn. Ms. Ke Xiangwen, General Manager of the Dalian Shiji Xinyuan Technology in China explains why: «Switzerland has long been a world leader in life sciences, biomedical technology research and pharmaceuticals. Swiss products have an international reputation of being superior in quality and highly reliable.» Not only the incomparable pharmaceutical and life sciences industry, but also the high-quality living environment played a decisive role in the decision to invest in Switzerland: «This is a crucial ingredient to the healthy development of the industry.»

Extensive support by the Swiss Business Hub and the canton of Solothurn

DDW Swiss was greatly attracted by Switzerland’s hub of high-level human talent capital which was also the decisive factor to settle in Switzerland. The efficient legal processes as well as the government which has lent thorough support and guidance to the investors was highly appreciated. The investors were delighted by the quick and efficient cooperation with the Swiss Business Hub in China, the representative of the Swiss trade and investment promotion agency Switzerland Global Enterprise (S-GE). The cantonal economic promotion of Solothurn assisted them extensively throughout their efforts by recommending «professional services, choosing a site and dealing with paperwork.» Ke Xiangwen considers Switzerland as a great nurturing environment for DDW Swiss. Switzerland will be the base for DDW for the collaboration with the bio and medical industry as well as R&D.


Switzerland’s pharmaceutical and life sciences industry is unparalleled.

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