Switzerland is the place where innovation drives business

Cybersecurity – Reliability and trust
Why Switzerland as a cybersecurity hub

In the age of digitization and with the ever-increasing number of connected devices and applications, cybersecurity has become a core concern for public institutions and businesses of all sizes. With its long tradition of neutrality, legal certainty and political stability, Switzerland is well suited to become a global cybersecurity hub.

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Blockchain – Unchaining the future
Why Switzerland for blockchain companies

Western Switzerland is home to a flourishing blockchain ecosystem. It is comprised of supportive service providers, world-class education institutions and a vibrant business community. Around 80 companies active in this field have already chosen our region as their operating base, attracted by its dynamism and backed by Switzerland’s blockchain-friendly regulatory framework.

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Drones – Flying high
Why Switzerland for drone technology

Thanks to close cooperation between technical universities, industry and authorities, Switzerland is at the forefront of flying robotics and unmanned systems. The Federal Institutes of Technology in Lausanne and Zurich are among the best robotics schools in the world. In recent years, over 80 drone companies have sprung up across the country, generating 2,500 jobs.

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Foodtech - All the right ingredients
Why Switzerland for Agrifood companies

Traditionally strong in the food, agriculture and nutrition sectors, Switzerland aims to drive foodtech innovation by leveraging its world-class research institutes, solid technological know-how, highly qualified workforce, change-minded consumers and leading players across the ecosystem.

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Talent and productivity
Why Switzerland for your next biomanufacturing facility?

Global demand for biologics is at an all-time high. According to a CPhI report, by 2025 Europe will overtake North America as the top location for biologics manufacturing.

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About us

We help international companies set up successful business operations in Switzerland

The Greater Geneva Bern area (GGBa) is the official investment promotion agency for Western Switzerland, bringing together the cantons of Bern, Fribourg, Vaud, Neuchatel, Geneva and Valais. We advise and assist foreign companies active in innovative sectors in setting up business operations in the region. Our support is tailor-made, free of charge and confidential.

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