Federal government – New Regional Policy (NRP)

BaselArea.swiss receives support from the federal government as part of the New Regional Policy (NRP).

The NRP promotes innovation, value added and competitiveness in the Basel region, while also contributing to the creation and preservation of jobs. Cross-cantonal collaboration, as practised by BaselArea.swiss, enjoys particular support.

Responsibility for implementation of the NRP at federal level lies with the Regional Planning and Development Policy department of the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO). Further information

Canton Baselland

In Canton Baselland, BaselArea.swiss is supported by the Department for Economic Affairs and Health. The canton is a member of the sponsoring organization of BaselArea.swiss. The canton is represented in the general assembly of the organization and on the board of BaselArea.swiss by government councillor Thomas Weber and delegate of the government council and head of economic promotion for Baselland Thomas Kübler.

Canton Baselland is one of the most important centres for Switzerland’s pharmaceutical, chemical and capital goods industries. Further information

Canton Basel-Stadt

In Canton Basel-Stadt, BaselArea.swiss is supported by the Department for Economic Affairs, Social Affairs and Environment. The canton is a member of the sponsoring organization of BaselArea.swiss. The canton is represented in the general assembly of the organization and on the board of BaselArea.swiss by government councillor Christoph Brutschin and the head of economic affairs in the Office for Economic Affairs and Employment (AWA) Samuel Hess.

The city canton has the highest density of successful life sciences companies in the world, which also brings medtech companies to the region. Further information

Canton Jura

In Canton Jura, BaselArea.swiss is supported by the Department for Economic Affairs and Health. The canton is a member of the sponsoring organization of BaselArea.swiss. The canton is represented in the general assembly of the organization and on the board of BaselArea.swiss by government councillor Jacques Gerber and the deputy head of the Office for Economic Affairs and Employment Philippe Marmy.

Canton Jura specializes in the fields of microtechnology and medical technology. Further information

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