Switzerland’s health industry has an excellent longstanding reputation throughout the world. As a result, chemicals, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology have been among Switzerland’s largest export industries.

The biotech industry in Switzerland benefits simultaneously from the inputs of Swiss world leading pharma enterprises and cutting-edge public research institutions. The report, launched during Euroepan Biotech Week,was produced by by the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) of the Swiss Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research and constitutes a voluntary contribution to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and the Swiss Biotech Association.