GGBa, in partnership with the cantonal economic development agencies, assists foreign companies wishing to establish themselves in Western Switzerland.
Thanks to a vast network of representatives, you will be advised and supported throughout the process, from the evaluation of potential sites to the start of your activities.
Since its creation in 2010, GGBa, in cooperation with the cantonal economic promotion agencies, has guided hundreds of companies from around the world in launching their activities in the region.
Advice on the business environment in Switzerland
Our team of experts helps you navigate the Swiss business environment, covering legal, regulatory, and cultural aspects. We provide insights into market trends, competition, and potential risks and opportunities for informed decision-making.
Establishing contacts with partners from both public and private sector
We facilitate your connection with key players in the region, such as public authorities, private companies and industry associations. We accompany you in establishing partnerships and collaborations that will support your business objectives.
Introductions to academic and R&D institutions
We help you get in touch with Swiss academic and research institutions, providing information on funding opportunities and collaborations. Our goal is to promote innovation and facilitate connections with universities, research centers and innovation clusters.
Information on the tax system and available financial incentives
We inform you about the Swiss tax system and provide you with details about available financial incentives, such as grants, loans and tax reliefs.
Assistance with all administrative procedures
We help you understand the Swiss administrative landscape: business registration, work permit acquisition, and regulatory affairs.
Identification of commercial or industrial real estate and support for employee relocations
We help you find the right real estate for your needs, whether for commercial, R&D or production activities. We also offer support for staff relocation to ensure a smooth integration.
Ask for advice
If you would like to know more about other topics that could help you in your investment process, contact us.