Tel. +41 61 295 50 05christof. kloepper@baselarea. swiss
Dr. | CEO
Since January 2016, Christof Klöpper has been CEO of BaselArea.swiss, which was formed by the merger of BaselArea, i-net innovation networks switzerland and China Business Platform. He was previously Managing Director at i-net innovation networks switzerland from 2012 until the end of 2015.
Before this he was Head of Development for Industry and Technology at the office of Industry and Employment in the Basel-Stadt Economics Department. From 2011 to 2012 he was Managing Director and a member of the Board of Directors of Technologiepark Basel AG. From 2003 to 2006, prior to his employment with Canton Basel-Stadt, he was a scientific assistant at the University of Basel to the Chair of Human Geography and Urban and Regional Research.
Christof Klöpper studied economic geography, macroeconomics, business administration and geomathematics in Germany and in the United States. He obtained a doctorate at the University of Basel entitled “The Structure and Geography of Innovation Processes in Biotechnology”.