The Switzerland Innovation Park Basel Area acts as a catalyst for innovation and progress – connecting, supporting and engaging people with ideas and passion in biotech, medtech, digital health, personalized healthcare, healthtech and industrial transformation. All four sites are strategically located in the triborder region of Switzerland, France and Germany. Over 700 life sciences companies are part of the Basel Area ecosystem: Novartis, Roche, Johnson & Johnson, Polyphor, Merz, SKAN and Idorsia, just to name a few, are in the immediate vicinity. The leading accelerator programs DayOne, BaseLaunch and i4Challenge, which are dedicated to the support of ventures in the field of therapeutics, digital health and industrial transformation, are all based at the Switzerland Innovation Park Basel Area.
The Switzerland Innovation Park Basel Area offers coworking spaces, offices and private or shared labs suited to everyday business life. We give access to an innovative and cutting-edge infrastructure, equipment as well as a broad set of startup services and programs so that our residents can focus on inventing, researching and shaping their future. All sites allow for a curated mix of people to build and grow a community together. The Switzerland Innovation Park Basel Area is managed by the Basel Area’s economic and innovation promotion agency Basel Area Business & Innovation.
Our main site is located in Switzerland’s most dynamic life sciences hotspot. It features a thriving mix of start-ups and larger companies, with 150 scientists and entrepreneurs in the realm of medical technology and biotech. In 2022, the site will move to our newly built main campus in the Bachgraben innovation district, offering over 50’000 m2 of interconnected collaboration space. With landmark architecture by Herzog & de Meuron, this meeting point for biotech and healthcare trailblazers will actively promote vital exchange between residents and a state-of-the-art working environment. Offices from 1-500 people, light flooded spaces, modern retail and gastronomy concepts, inner courtyard with greenery and terraces complete the offer.
Our sites in Basel, at the heart of the Novartis Campus and near the central train station, offer the perfect space for digital health and healthcare startups, entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs. Residents at the Novartis Campus have access to fix desks as well as flex desks, a workshop area, an agile workplace and a meeting area. The open space stimulates collaboration.
With its fourth site in the canton of Jura that is famous for its skills in the precision industry, Switzerland Innovation Park Basel Area is looking to better connect progressive start-ups and existing high-tech companies in the region. The local health system allows for the testing of innovative ideas, for example concerning efficiency in hospitals or new applications in personalized healthcare.