Founded in 1998, the Swiss Biotech Association represents the interests of the Swiss biotech industry. To support its members in a competitive market, the Swiss Biotech Association works to secure favorable framework conditions and facilitate access to talents, novel technologies and financial resources. To strengthen and promote the Swiss biotech industry, the Swiss Biotech Association collaborates with numerous partners and life science clusters globally under the brand Swiss Biotech™.


Capture new business, attract talent and increase visibility

Profit from our association opportunities and information hub

Network with ease and more effectively

Seize the opportunity to exchange knowledge

Swiss Biotech Directory:
Be found and find those who might be useful to you
Publish your company’s profile, products and key facts in the most comprehensive directory of Swiss biotech companies

Find investors & partners
Swiss Biotech Ventures is a unique platform where investors and industry partners can find attractive investment opportunities.

Use our communication tools and expand your reach
Raise your brand awareness with thousands of industry contacts by advertising and providing content for our website, newsletters, publications, and in our presentations at the leading biotech conventions globally

Attract talent
Post vacancies on our website and in our digital newsletters

Enhance your image
Use the Swiss Biotech Association Member logo in your communication to affirm industry credentials

Leverage the combined purchasing power with your fellow members
Secure significant cost savings with business solutions for your pension fund, non-life and clinical trial insurances, laboratory supplies, and international biotechnology industry analysis (see below).

Favorable rates
at events as the Swiss Biotech Day, our biotech Insight event series, for the educational professional trainings of the Swiss Biotech Association Academy, and at other prestige industry events worldwide. You can also enjoy major discounts when advertising in our media

Get the inside track
on relevant biotech issues from the leading economic associations, federal offices and our partners

More benefits
Throughout the year we aim to enable additional co-promotions that generate reduced participation rates and presentation opportunities

The risk and cost contribution is determined on the basis of the number of insured people within the Swiss Biotech Association member pool. As of the beginning of 2020, more than 2800 employees in the biotech industry benefit from this offer.

With the Swiss Biotech Association employee benefits solution, you join forces with other association members and benefit from significantly more attractive risk and cost contributions for occupational benefits with Swiss Life. In addition, the conditions improve as the number of members in the pool increases.

Your personal contact:
Swiss Life
Monika Berger-Signer
Consultant Key Clients & Associations
T: +41 43 284 30 43

Helvetia offers comprehensive cover for

  • Property insurance
  • Technical insurance
  • Legal protection insurance
  • Other insurance policies

You benefit from an additional combination discount of up to 14% when taking out more than one product, and from individual modular insurance options.

Your personal contact:
Daniel Zilio
Principal Agent
T: +41 58 280 80 16

Benefit from significant discounts on laboratory supplies and support by the European Life Sciences Purchasing Consortium (ProcEurope).

Receive complimentary access to BioCentury’s intelligence platform and BCIQ database, as well as substantial discount on the long-term subscription, and better position your company with profound market research.

The world’s leading scientific and technical publisher Springer Nature offers our members subscription discounts between 25% and 50% for some of their most exciting products.

Meet and partner at events
Participate at our Swiss Biotech Day and general assembly. Meet top experts and share your experience at our biotech Insight event series

Exchange with peers
Join exclusive biotech CEO meetings, our digital community or use our networking platforms on research and science topics. You can also exchange ideas with experts in your field at the Swiss Biotech Association Academy and at prestige industry events worldwide

Profit from our partner network
We connect you to investors and non-dilutive funding opportunities or organizations fostering international collaborations and trade. Our partners

Swiss Biotech Association Academy
Presents a selection of relevant and topical professional development events.

Swiss biotech Insight
Our new event series that lets you engage with experts on optimizing the drug development cycle every step of the way

Swiss biotech community
Join our digital platform to share knowledge and optimize business efficiency

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