Fondation Botnar is a foundation established with the core purpose to support children’s basic needs throughout the world. It was founded in Basel in 2003 to continue the philantropic work of the Botnar family, and its focus is health, nutrition and education. Fondation Botnar acts as a catalyst, connecting diverse partners and investing in scaleable AI and digital innovation to improve the health and wellbeing of children and young people in growing secondary cities around the world.
The foundations supporting Impact Hub Basel are...
The Christoph Merian Foundation (CMS) is a non-profit foundation under public law based in Basel. It is politically, religiously and ideologically independent. CMS bases its funding policy closely on the guidelines of the founder (“relieve the distress” and “foster the well-being”). It sees itself as a social investor and advocates, anticipates and actively supports people in need as well as the promotion of sustainable social processes and measures, that enable the people of Basel individually and collectively to enjoy a better quality of life in peaceful coexistence. It does this with financial resources, projects, expertise and the mediation of projects in the areas of social, cultural and natural support.
Gebert Rüf Stiftung was established by entrepreneur Heinrich Gebert as a science and innovation foundation. Its objective is to promote «Switzerland as a top location for business and as a place to live». As a private funding agency guided by its mission statement «making science effective», it supports entrepreneurial projects which are committed to achieving an impact with initial funding. The foundation places top priority on synergizing and networking individual projects, which are in turn anchored to specific areas of activity.
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The Basel Chamber of Commerce, as the “voice of business”, represents the interests of companies in our region and sees itself as their mouthpiece for economic policy. It also offers its members interesting services. The 2,100 members get access to the largest economic, political and social network in the trinational Basel region as well as personal contacts with opinion leaders and politicians at exclusive events.
The BaselWandel networking platform attempts to link all these movements more closely so that synergies become possible and a strong and diverse community can grow from many small projects. We promote communication between committed people and organizations.
Riva Digital aims to promote digital health solutions. In particular, digital instruments in the health sector, which increases the health competence of the population.
Thanks to the high level of expertise, experience and know-how of its members, the Riva Digital Society focuses on supporting the promotion of individual health. To this end, it uses its networked competencies within the Swiss health care system and creates attractive incentives with new ideas, solutions and content. Within these priorities, the Riva Digital ecosystem plays a central role.
Switzerland Global Enterprise (S-GE) guides its clients on the path to new markets. On behalf of the Swiss Confederation (State Secretariat for Economic Affairs SECO) and the Swiss cantons, S-GE promotes exports and investments by helping its clients to realize new potential for their international businesses and thus to strengthen Switzerland as an economic hub.
As the driver of a global network of experts and as a trusted and strong partner to clients, cantons and the Swiss government, S-GE is the first point of contact in Switzerland for all questions relating to internationalization.