Investment Promotion

The Swiss Business Hub Germany (SBH) is the first point of contact for local companies, managers, advisers and other interested parties wanting to localise their business in Switzerland. As part of the mandate on behalf of the Swiss Government (State Secretariat for Economic Affairs, SECO), the SBH works closely with the regional and cantonal business promotion agencies in Switzerland and provides information on the advantages of Switzerland as a business location.

  • Swiss economic and business structure
    Information about Switzerland’s unique selling points, administrative and legal environment, practical steps to establish a company, labour market and laws, financial issues (costs and tax), real estate, etc.
  • Local economic networks
    Introduction to key stakeholders who can help accelerate the expansion. Assisting with the choice of business site(s), organization of fact-finding visits to possible locations/partners/contacts, guidance on staff recruitment, etc.
  • Support in finding the right business or research partners in key Swiss industries
    The SBH benefits from a wide network of economic and technological contacts. It offers an introduction to relevant research and technology transfer centres, business networks and clusters

Key advantages of Switzerland as a business location

Switzerland is the most competitive business location in the world. There are numerous good reasons to choose Switzerland as a business location. Innovation and technology, a liberal economic system, political stability and the close interlinking with foreign markets, an excellent education and health system, outstanding infrastructure and the high quality of life as well as a competitive tax system are only a few of them.

Switzerland’s three key strengths are its capacity for innovation, its highly educated workforce, and its first-class scientific research institutions. Cutting-edge technologies and a business friendly climate also contribute to the country’s productivity.

Low capital costs, currency stability, solid purchasing power, a moderate taxation, a federal state system, and economic and political stability guarantee a high level of security for investments in Switzerland.

Switzerland inspires talented individuals to create and achieve. It is a country where work, innovation, creativity, leisure time, family, and recreation are optimally balanced. With a vibrant cultural life, beautiful scenery, and high-quality real estate, Switzerland offers a high standard of living.