Your entry point to a wealth of contacts, know-how and knowledge, for both personal and institutional support: BioAlps, the life science cluster of Western Switzerland.

BioAlps offers you a dynamic network, an innovative and supportive environment, and immediate access to the world of life sciences. It comprises an active and fertile fabric of research institutions, academic institutions, start-up companies and large multinationals concentrated in a small, attractive geographic area with a great infrastructure.


  • Are you a student looking for research opportunities?
  • Do you come from a multinational company looking for a tax-friendly environment and a skilled, flexible labour force?
  • Is your idea ready to be translated into a product? Is it time for a new funding round?
  • Are you looking for core facilities? Are you a journalist in search of a good story?

Within BioAlps you will find this and much more - simply the best from bench to market.

  • An active life science community and network 
  • Cutting-edge competencies in the life sciences, notably in thirteen core fields
  • A pool of over 25,000 highly trained and skilled, multilingual science professionals
  • World class research led by renowned academic and business stars
  • Highly capable technology transfer offices that bridge academia and business
  • Science parks, incubators and business angels for start-up companies
  • Established presence of well-respected multinational life science companies
  • Excellent returns on R&D investments and access to finance
  • First class infrastructure including service and support industries
  • Highly favourable tax rulings and incentives for companies
  • Legislation that is compatible with the European Union
  • Flexible labour laws
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CH - 1228 Plan-les Ouates
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