Investing in the Canton of Vaud
Your business will find fertile ground for development in the canton of Vaud with its wide range of innovative companies and advanced research institutes.
Your business will find fertile ground for development in the canton of Vaud with its wide range of innovative companies and advanced research institutes. The cantonal government offers many support programs to help you get your company up and running quickly in a stable, secure and stunningly beautiful environment.
The canton of Vaud is the second largest economic zone in Switzerland. It lies close to Geneva’s international airport and offers a vibrant, intensely international atmosphere. Its advanced rail and highway infrastructure takes full advantage of Vaud’s position at the heart of Europe.
With its spectacular scenery and mild climate, Vaud is the perfect place to work and live for you, your family and team.
Please contact Innovaud, the innovation and investment promotion agency for the canton of Vaud to get free expert advice to effortlessly relocate.
Four reasons to choose Vaud to set up your business:
- A diversified, innovation and technology-driven economy, notably in micro-nanotechnologies, precision industry, food and nutrition, ICT and digital technologies, cleantech, health and life sciences, sport technologies and international sports organizations.
- A business-driven agenda with optimal conditions in a stable and transparent political, legal and administrative environment.
- A dedicated multinational workforce flowing from Europe’s densest concentration of world-class academic institutions.
- An environment offering an unsurpassed work-life balance
Vaud is a member of the Greater Geneva Bern Area.
Portrait : Intuitive Surgical Inc
The US company Intuitive Surgical Inc set up its European headquarters in Aubonne (canton of Vaud, Switzerland) about 14 years ago. The company has developed a pioneering system for minimally invasive, robotic-assisted surgery, called da Vinci ®. It employs advanced technology that scales, filters and translates a surgeon’s hand motions into more precise movements.