Together with our partner network and in order to strengthen Switzerland as a business location
- we identify internationally active companies in our focus countries that could bring profitable future technologies and a high added value to the country.
- we build up networks in which these companies operate and inform them about Switzerland as a business location - through various personal and digital channels.
If a company is interested in settling in Switzerland, we help with location evaluation and find the best solution for the company’s needs. We then hand the project over to the regions and cantons, which realize the establishment process. Important criteria include job potential, investment volume, innovation priorities and the technology focus. We concentrate on companies in the following technological fields:
We focus on the following technologies and have selected ten markets for our activities based on their potential:
Active in the ten markets USA, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, UK, Ireland, India, China, Japan, South Korea; for projects from other markets only on request.
Impact of our Investment Promotion
Over 90% of the innovative companies are very satisfied with our support for their establishment in Switzerland and would recommend us (2021). Up to 80% of the projects that we pass on to the cantons are considered by them to be interesting and promising. In 2021, we passed on 137 potential establishment or innovation projects to the cantons.