2024 edition

Released on April 23, 2024 at the Swiss Biotech Day 2024

2023 edition

Released on April 25, 2023 at Swiss Biotech Day 2023

2022 edition

Released on Mai 2, 2022 at Swiss Biotech Day 2022

Steering committee

The Steering Committee is a working group of representatives from various stakeholder in Switzerland. It aims to support the biotech industry in Switzerland by publishing the Swiss Biotech Report every year. Its members are:

Biotechnet Switzerland

Biotechnet Switzerland helps industry access high-caliber competences in biotechnology from Swiss universities of applied sciences, universities, and research and technology organizations. Industrial partners including small, medium and large enterprises can rely on our proven expertise and outstanding infrastructure to support innovative research & development projects. We are also a premium partner to address continuing education needs.


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EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. Our Global Life Sciences Sector brings together a worldwide network of 23,000 sector- focused professionals to anticipate trends, identify their implications and help our clients create competitive advantage. We can help you navigate your way forward and achieve sustainable success in the new health- outcomes-driven ecosystem.


Swiss Biotech Association

The Swiss Biotech Association represents the interests of the Swiss biotech industry since 1998. 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 also collaborates with numerous partners and life science clusters globally under the brand Swiss Biotech™️.

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scienceindustries is the Swiss business association of chemistry, pharma and life sciences. It supports some 250 member companies: fostering an innovation-friendly environment in Switzerland, creating a competitive production and business framework, enabling attractive market conditions, and facilitating worldwide market access.


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Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences SATW

SATW is a network of engineering experts contributing to the progress and competitiveness of the Swiss economy. Positioning Switzerland in a leading role is one of the key goals of the academy, and we work to identify promising technologies and assemble the best experts to foster innovation. SATW is also the leading Swiss organization for encouraging young women to pursue a career in a technical field.


Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property

The Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property (IPI) is the federal center of competence for patents, trademarks, geographical indications, design, and copyright. Individuals and companies can register their inventions and creations with the IPI to protect them from being copied. In addition to this, the IPI informs the public about the IP rights system of protection. It also fulfils a political mandate in all areas of intellectual property in that it prepares legislation, advises the federal authorities, and represents Switzerland within international organizations and vis-à-vis other countries.


Switzerland Global Enterprise

Switzerland Global Enterprise (S-GE) is mandated by the Swiss government for export and investment promotion. In its role as a center of excellence for internationalization, its mission is to help Swiss SMEs develop new potential for their international business and to strengthen Switzerland as an economic hub. S-GE assists foreign companies in evaluating Switzerland as a business and technology location, and together with its cantonal partners helps companies during the entire site selection and incorporation process.


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Swiss National Science Foundation

The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) is Switzerland’s foremost research funding agency. In accordance with its government mandate, the SNSF supports scientific research in all disciplines, from physics to medicine to sociology. Each year the best new projects are awarded around CHF 1 billion in total based on rigorous evaluation processes. The SNSF supported around 5’700 projects involving 21’000 researchers at year-end 2023.


SIX Swiss Exchange

SIX Swiss Exchange is the leading European exchange for companies from the life sciences sector. The exchange is the fourth largest overall in Europe in terms of both free float market capitalization and trading volume.
It hosts 3 of the 5 highest capitalized companies in Europe and with Sparks – the new equity segment fors mall and medium-sized companies –SIXSwiss Exchange is also the ideal place to list when it comes to growing your SME.



Swissmedic, the Swiss Agency for Therapeutic Products, is the Swiss authority for the authorization and monitoring of therapeutic products (medicinal products and medical devices). The Agency is attached to the Federal Department of Home Affairs, is independently organized and managed, and has its own budget. Statements made in the Swiss Biotech Report represent the view of Swissmedic from the regulatory perspective.