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Life sciences

Where life sciences meet innovation

Do you want to be close to major players, innovative start-ups and leading research institutes in the life sciences space? The Greater Zurich Area has evolved into a dynamically expanding life sciences hotspot, thanks to the region’s academic excellence, business-friendly regulations, IP protection, large international talent pool and R&D collaborations between universities and start-ups, as well as large multinational corporations.

Biotech

Biotech

The Greater Zurich Area is one of the leading locations for biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies in Europe. The region attracts capital and researchers from across the globe, and is home to some of the most innovative companies in the world - from Biogen and Johnson & Johnson to Bluebird Bio and Amgen. 

Medical Technology

Medical Technology

As European hotspot for medical technology, it’s no coincidence that the Greater Zurich Area is home to a plethora of world-class patents for medtech innovations. Industry leaders like Roche Diagnostics, Zimmer Biomet, Stryker and more benefit from the region’s large pool of international specialists, R&D collaborations with universities and start-ups, protection of intellectual property and business-friendly environment. 

Meet with an expert

Meet with an expert

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
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