Welcome to BaselTitle of Presentation (to be entered in Slide Master), January 18, 2011   1
Basel - Center of the Life Sciences IndustryWelcome to Basel                               2
Basel AreaCenter of gravity:• Three country corner• Population of Basel Area: 450,000  inhabitants• 1 million employee poo...
Key IndustriesLife Sciences• Pharmaceuticals / Biotechnology• Medical Technology / AgribusinessChemicals / Specialty Chemi...
Key IndustriesFinancial services• Banking / Insurance• Bank of International SettlementsLogistics / TransportICTExhibition...
Basel Life Sciences ClusterA true Life Sciences Cluster                                                   Top Life Science...
Full range of activitiesHeadquarters functionsResearch and DevelopmentManufacturingService and Supplier companies• Contrac...
Development of Basel IndustryWorld`s finest place for success in Life Sciences-Overview, January 18, 2011   8
Work Force DevelopmentAbility to attract and retain people                                      Education• No 1 for intern...
Business EnvironmentExceptional local infrastructureCompetitive tax ratesAccess to the Swiss financialmarketplaceLiberal S...
LocationHub of Europe• Central location in Europe• International tradition, bordering both  Germany + France• History of t...
LocationWelcome to Basel   12
ConnectionsTransportation hub• EuroAirport• Motorways• Railways• Rhine River ShippingLogistics / transport industry• Basel...
Transportation HubWelcome to Basel     14
International BaselInternational traditionCross border employment• 50,000 per day30% of Basel residents are non- Swiss cit...
Art, Business and CultureCulture• 40 museums• A dozen theatres• Cinemas• Concert halls and open air venuesSocial• Somethin...
BaselArea Economic PromotionSponsored by local governments                                                 Our services (f...
See you in the Basel area!Title of Presentation (to be entered in Slide Master), January 18, 2011   18
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  1. 1. Welcome to BaselTitle of Presentation (to be entered in Slide Master), January 18, 2011 1
  2. 2. Basel - Center of the Life Sciences IndustryWelcome to Basel 2
  3. 3. Basel AreaCenter of gravity:• Three country corner• Population of Basel Area: 450,000 inhabitants• 1 million employee pool• Well established international ties and connections• Second largest and most productive of all major Swiss regions• Most dynamic growth rates over the last 10 years – tend to continue so.World`s finest place for success in Life Sciences-Overview, January 18, 2011 3
  4. 4. Key IndustriesLife Sciences• Pharmaceuticals / Biotechnology• Medical Technology / AgribusinessChemicals / Specialty ChemicalsMicro / NanotechnologyWorld`s finest place for success in Life Sciences-Overview, January 18, 2011 4
  5. 5. Key IndustriesFinancial services• Banking / Insurance• Bank of International SettlementsLogistics / TransportICTExhibitions and Congresses• BaselWorld• ArtBaselWorld`s finest place for success in Life Sciences-Overview, January 18, 2011 5
  6. 6. Basel Life Sciences ClusterA true Life Sciences Cluster Top Life Sciences Region• Global players such as Roche and • More than 13% of regions GDP Novartis • 36,000 employees• Dynamic and growing companies – Annual growth in jobs of 5% such as Actelion – Excellent productivity (USD• Start-up companies, such as Newron 219,000 per employee) and and Synosia growing• Full range of supplier and service • Unmatched R&D investment (7% of companies GDP)• Academic research institutesWorld`s finest place for success in Life Sciences-Overview, January 18, 2011 6
  7. 7. Full range of activitiesHeadquarters functionsResearch and DevelopmentManufacturingService and Supplier companies• Contract manufacturingWorld`s finest place for success in Life Sciences-Overview, January 18, 2011 7
  8. 8. Development of Basel IndustryWorld`s finest place for success in Life Sciences-Overview, January 18, 2011 8
  9. 9. Work Force DevelopmentAbility to attract and retain people Education• No 1 for international experience of • Top universities within one hours senior managers drive• No 2 for attractiveness to foreign • University of Applied Sciences – Life high-skilled people Sciences faculty• No 3 for quality of labour relations Source: IMD World Competitiveness Report• No 3 for motivation of employeesTitle of Presentation (to be entered in Slide Master), January 18, 2011 9
  10. 10. Business EnvironmentExceptional local infrastructureCompetitive tax ratesAccess to the Swiss financialmarketplaceLiberal Swiss laws, including labourlawsStabilityWorld`s finest place for success in Life Sciences-Overview, January 18, 2011 10
  11. 11. LocationHub of Europe• Central location in Europe• International tradition, bordering both Germany + France• History of trade and industryTitle of Presentation (to be entered in Slide Master), January 18, 2011 11
  12. 12. LocationWelcome to Basel 12
  13. 13. ConnectionsTransportation hub• EuroAirport• Motorways• Railways• Rhine River ShippingLogistics / transport industry• Basel region generates >50% of logistics turnover in SwitzerlandWorld`s finest place for success in Life Sciences-Overview, January 18, 2011 13
  14. 14. Transportation HubWelcome to Basel 14
  15. 15. International BaselInternational traditionCross border employment• 50,000 per day30% of Basel residents are non- Swiss citizensHome to citizens of ~150 nationsFour official languages + EnglishWorld`s finest place for success in Life Sciences-Overview, January 18, 2011 15
  16. 16. Art, Business and CultureCulture• 40 museums• A dozen theatres• Cinemas• Concert halls and open air venuesSocial• Something for everyoneWorld`s finest place for success in Life Sciences-Overview, January 18, 2011 16
  17. 17. BaselArea Economic PromotionSponsored by local governments Our services (free of charge):and business associations • Information about the business locationOur Main Tasks • Support in all procedural matters• International promotion • Site selection: viewing of properties• Attraction of foreign companies • Contacts (specialists/experts,• Support of start-ups business networks, government, adminstration) – BaselArea Economic Promotion Aeschenvorstadt 36, 4010 Basel, Switzerland Phone +41 61 295 50 00; Fax: +41 61 295 50 09 www.baselarea.chWorld`s finest place for success in Life Sciences-Overview, January 18, 2011 17
  18. 18. See you in the Basel area!Title of Presentation (to be entered in Slide Master), January 18, 2011 18

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