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Connect to tomorrow

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:

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:

Access to talent

Access to talent

According to international rankings, Switzerland and especially the Greater Zurich Area are the world's most attractive locations to attract, retain and develop talent. Find out why:

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:

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:

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)
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.

 

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?

Greater Zurich is the ideal hub for us to bring our life-changing treatments in neurological diseases such as Multiple Sclerosis and Spinal Muscular Atrophy to people in more than 60 countries.
Johanna Friedl-Naderer President of Europe, Canada & Partner Markets
Johanna Friedl-Naderer - President of Europe, Canada & Partner Markets, Biogen
Intermediary, door opener and facilitator

How we help

We guide you through Greater Zurich Area’s ecosystem, give you valuable market and industry insight and connect you with peers, research institutes, incubators, authorities, specialized service providers, associations and platforms.

Contacts

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Sonja Wollkopf Walt
Sonja Wollkopf Walt
Managing Director

Direct +41 44 254 59 06

sonja.wollkopf@greaterzuricharea.com

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Lukas Huber
Lukas Huber
Director Asia, Deputy Managing Director
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Lukas Sieber
Lukas Sieber
Executive Director USA
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Marc Rudolf
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Portrait Rolf Bühler
Rolf Bühler
Director Europe
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Jillian Ochs
Jillian Ochs
Director USA

Contact us

Can we put you in touch with a peer company or research institute? Do you need any information regarding your strategic expansion to Switzerland's technology and business center? Give us a call or drop us a line. 

+41 44 254 59 59


info@greaterzuricharea.com