Investing in the Canton of Aargau

Welcome to the Canton of Innovation and Technology

Rotors in ALSTOM factory in Aargau © ABB
Rotors in ALSTOM factory in Aargau © ABB
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Thanks to its privileged location between Zurich, Basel and Bern and its proximity to Zurich Airport, the canton of Aargau is situated in Switzerland's strongest economic center.

The Canton of Aargau has a strong innovation promotion landscape. The Hightech Zentrum Aargau is at the center here, which actively supports companies in innovation projects.

At the renowned Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI) in Villigen, technology transfer is a top priority. PSI focuses its research on four main topics: Future Technologies, Energy and Climate, Health Innovation and Fundamentals of Nature. In the immediate vicinity of the PSI is the PARK INNOVAARE, which is part of the Swiss Innovation Park and offers optimal conditions for technology-oriented companies working on their next breakthrough.

Thanks to the University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland (FHNW) and the proximity to the universities of Zurich, Bern, Basel and Lucerne, companies in the canton of Aargau have access to qualified, multilingual, skilled staff. In the competition for skilled employees, the web and image platform Work Life Aargau strengthens the location as a place of work and supports companies in Aargau with their employer branding using specific offers.

Do you have any questions about Aargau as a business location? Location Promotion for the Canton of Aargau will be happy to advise you.



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