Visionarity promotes healthy living

Visionarity, a startup company from Basel, is using a digital health ecosystem to motivate employees to live well. It has already won its first partners and is now planning a financing round.



See you @ Blockchain Leadership Summit in Basel

2 days of exclusive content, intensive networking and face-to-face meetings. More that 70 carefully selected speakers and top-of-the-mind trendsetters from all over the world: This is the Blockchain Leadership Summit, taking place on 23 and 24 November 2018 at the Congress Center in Basel. BaselArea.swiss is a proud partner of the event.



Social Innovation Summit

In Sweden, as the EU and in the rest of the world, time and resources are being invested in endorsingand developing social innovation, social enterprises and social entrepreneurship, which are seen as important components of achieving sustainable development and in the work with the sustainable development goals, Agenda 2030. Based on the big issues, we want to focus on concepts such as scalability, growth, impact, system change and system innovation. The SI-summit also takes a grip on funding for social innovation – focusing on new methods, tools and best practices. This and much more, we will focus on this year’s Social Innovation Summit ”Making it big”. Welcome to Malmö, 13-14 November.



Basel-Stadt is among the most competitive cantons

The canton of Basel-Stadt is one of the top three most competitive cantons in Switzerland, according to UBS’s latest Cantonal Competitiveness Indicator. It scored particularly well in the areas of innovation, human capital, accessibility and economic structure.

UBS has published its Cantonal Competitive Indicator (CCI) 2018, which provides information on the long-term growth potential of Swiss cantons. The cantons of Zug and Zurich are once again the most competitive cantons in Switzerland. This year, the canton of Basel-Stadt was also among the top cantons, all of which achieved a score of more than 90 points out of 100.

Gabriela Güntherodt
Member of the Management Board, Head of International Markets & Promotion
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