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Where world-class technology meets Swiss reliability

Connect to tomorrow

Connect to tomorrow

Technology is what drives the future and shapes society. Come join the bright minds and forward-looking companies in the Greater Zurich Area – where world-class technology meets Swiss reliability. Talk to our team about your strategic expansion in/into Europe and Greater Zurich:

Why Greater Zurich

Why Greater Zurich

The Greater Zurich Area is where world-class technology meets Swiss reliability. As a global leader in innovation and talent attraction and with Switzerland’s business-friendly, stable and reliable environment, Greater Zurich offers international companies real added value and peace of mind for their strategic expansion. Find out how our location advantages create value for your business expansion:

Technology sectors

Technology sectors

Switzerland and the Greater Zurich Area are world leaders in innovation and the ability to attract and retain talent. Technology leaders like Google, Microsoft, IBM, Disney, ABB, Biogen, Johnson & Johnson or Roche operate R&D sites in the region. Learn about Greater Zurich's cutting-edge technology ecosystems:

How we help

How we help

Greater Zurich Area Ltd (GZA) is the official investment promotion agency of our region. We are a reliable Swiss business concierge for companies looking to grow internationally. We provide support during the complex and dynamic process of taking a business global. Gaining a deep understanding of the target markets, local trends, the competition and the requirements are key to a successful expansion and global growth. Learn about our free services:

GZA Perspektiven

GZA Perspektiven

The GZA Perspectives 2022 took place on September 14 with numerous guests. This year's edition of the event focused on the future viability of the Zurich economic region and the impact of location marketing, with experts from business, science and politics sharing their assessments and forecasts. 

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The Zurich economic area benefits sustainably from its location marketing

The location marketing of Greater Zurich Area AG and its partners in the member cantons makes a positive contribution to the "qualitative and sustainable development" of the Zurich economic region. This is the conclusion of an expert report by the consulting firm EY.

Launch stronger – our services at a glance

Watch the video to find out how we help companies set up and grow in Switzerland. 

Let us connect you with the right person to learn more about how the Greater Zurich Area Ltd can support your business needs. 

Our services are free of charge and include: 

  • Introductions to key contacts in industry, academia and government
  • Advice on regulatory framework, taxes, labor market and setting up a company
  • Custom-made fact-finding visits including office and co-working space
Investing in Zurich was the best decision we've ever made.
Erich Schmidt
Eric Schmidt - former CEO of Alphabet (Google) in a newspaper interview ("Schweiz am Wochenende", Jan 23, 2016)
Key advantages

Why Greater Zurich Area

As a global leader in innovation and talent attraction and with Switzerland’s business-friendly, stable and reliable environment, Greater Zurich offers international companies real added value for their strategic expansion. Which of the following location advantages do you value most in your business?

Discover the world-class technology and Swiss reliability

Ecosystems

Technology sectors

Switzerland and Greater Zurich are world leaders in innovation and the ability to attract talent. For a good reason: ETH Zurich is the best university in continental Europe. Technology leaders like Google, Microsoft, IBM, Disney, ABB, Biogen, Johnson & Johnson or Roche operate important R&D sites in the region. They all count on the concentrated technology excellence in Europe's most stable environment.

 

Contact us

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Lukas Huber Potrait
Lukas Huber
Director Asia, Deputy Managing Director
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Lukas Sieber Executive Director USA
Lukas Sieber
Executive Director USA
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Rolf Bühler Potrait
Rolf Bühler
Director Europe