Startup Support

Startup Accelerator Programs

Switzerland Innovation Park is committed to the guidance and support of aspiring entrepreneurs on their way towards success. Thanks to our partner organization Basel Area Business & Innovation, residents at Switzerland Innovation Park Basel Area can rely on a broad set of services and offers to cover the early phase of founding a company. Three leading startup accelerator & incubator programs dedicated to the support of ventures in the field of therapeutics, digital health, and industrial transformation are based at the Switzerland Innovation Park.


Europe’s no. 1 accelerator program

BaseLaunch is an incubator and accelerator helping scientists and entrepreneurs launch exceptional biotech companies. With the support of leading pharma companies and venture funds it serves as a growth platform for early stage ventures developing cutting-edge therapeutics. BaseLaunch helps build companies from inception through to Series A funding, providing financing of up to CHF 500’000 per company and supporting all aspects of business development.


The DayOne initiative has developed a unique healthcare innovation platform that enables transformation. It is based on a patient-centric and sustainable approach to healthcare and brings together a community of great innovators that want to contribute to shaping the future of health. It enables multi-stakeholder contribution across disciplines and industries that together can deliver solutions that serve healthcare needs. The platform offers events, catalyst projects, startup acceleration and innovation workspaces.


The ultimate goal of the accelerator program is to enable a thriving production technology and industrial innovation ecosystem. Focused on innovative solutions, new approaches and next-generation products or services for industrial transformation, the i4Challenge offers a platform to help SMEs, startups and Industry 4.0 projects promote their product or service. Participants will gain access to partners, mentors, collaborators and potential customers.

Startup Support

Residents of the Switzerland Innovation Park can take advantage of a wide range of additional support services designed to boost their startup’s success.

Seminars and Workshops

This program of seminars and workshops is the core of all startup support services. It deals with all the questions that may arise during the planning and set-up of a company. Get a more in-depth examination of topics like business plan, funding, product development, communications, marketing, pricing and intellectual property.

Connect & Advisory

The Basel Area Business & Innovation experts evaluate a company’s need for support and establishes valuable contacts, for example to specialists, research institutions or potential cooperation partners.

Venture Mentoring

This program offers startups the opportunity to have their project or business idea reviewed by established industry experts, entrepreneurs and investors.

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