Welcome to our association

The Swiss Biotech Association, represents the interests of the Swiss biotech industry. Every new member helps us to increase our impact and credibility. To support our members in a competitive market, we work to secure favorable framework conditions and facilitate access to talents, novel technologies and financial resources. At the same time, we provide platforms to connect and promote the biotech stakeholders.

Your checklist to take full advantage of your membership

Present yourself on our site free of charge and get listed with exclusive additional member content in the yearly hardcopy edition. Also, profit from reduced advertising rates in the printed directory.

Check out upcoming events for ticket discounts and get priority access and discounted rates for all  Swiss Biotech Association Academy courses.

Subscribe to the Swiss Biotech Association newsletter for industry specific news and an upcoming events and opportunities.

Access privileged information through our non-public community platform.

Communicate your address of the membership responsible to us for a free copy of the European Biotech Magazine.

Participate at the general assembly of the Swiss Biotech Association and be an active member of the Swiss biotech hub.

Participate in CEO partnering meetings to communicate with peers, investors or multinational pharma/biotech companies.

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

Secure significant cost savings with business solutions for your pension fund, non-life and clinical trial insurances, laboratory supplies, research reagents, and international biotechnology industry analysis.

Get your news to be seen on the most important portal for biotechnology in Switzerland.

Contribute education modules to the Swiss Biotech Association Academy platform and demonstrate your company’s know-how and key competences.

Show your logo in our Swiss Biotech Association communication tools.

Use the Swiss Biotech Association member logo in your communication and affirm industry credentials.

Benefit from member discounts for presentation slots, panels, and exhibition booths at the Swiss Biotech Day and at many international conferences including e.g. BIO US, BIO Europe, Biotech Showcase. Opportunities for members are announced in our newsletter or via personalized emails.

Your benefits as our valued member in more detail

Secure new business and talent

List your company on our site

We encourage you to have your company listed in our digital Swiss Biotech Directory. Just follow the “How to” (click button below), to add, claim or update your listing in Switzerland’s most comprehensive and quality-controlled compendium of Swiss biotech companies, supporting the promotion and networking of the industry.

Profit from significant cost savings with business solutions

Leverage the combined purchasing power with your fellow members

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.

Cover your business risks with insurances by Helvetia.

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

Benefit from free shipping and special discounts on 4+ million research reagents in the LubioScience portfolio.

Better position your company with BioCentury’s market research
Receive a two-week complimentary access to BioCentury’s Intelligence platform and BCIQ database, as well as a 30% discount on the subscription.

Discounted access to world’s leading scientific and technical publications – Springer Nature
The world’s leading scientific and technical publisher Springer Nature offers subscription discounts between 25% and 50% for some of their most exciting products.

Access to our national and international network

Get the inside track

We are a member of international interest groups, and we network on relevant biotech issues with the leading economic associations, federal offices and our partners.  We also connect you to investors and non-dilutive funding opportunities or organizations fostering international collaborations and trade.

Network with other members

Exchange with peers

Join exclusive biotech CEO meetings, participate in our industry CEO surveys 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 association opportunities

Favorable rates

Get discounts 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. See our events

As a member you also receive a free hardcopy of the European Biotechnology Magazine (sent to our main contact for membership).

Find investors & partners

Show your potential

Swiss Biotech Ventures is a unique platform where investors and industry partners can find attractive investment opportunities. Get listed with your ventures, as an investor or a pharma company looking for partners.

Get more visibility and enhance your image

Expand your communication reach

The news and events on swissbiotech.org provide an up-to-date and comprehensive picture of what is happening in the Swiss biotech industry.

Raise your brand awareness with thousands of industry contacts by providing content for our website and newsletters. Your news and open jobs are automatically linked to your company profile in our Swiss Biotech Directory and will also be disseminated by our newsletter with a constantly growing subscriber base.

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

Show your logo in our Swiss Biotech Association communication tools.


Be informed about new offers and services

Stay in touch

Please provide us with details for your key contacts in HR, accounting and communication. This will help us to address the right person in your organization and provide updates on new member benefits and opportunities. Simply click on the button below and tell us who we best contact to make the most of your membership.

Reach out to us

We’re here for you

If you have questions about your membership, please contact us.

We  also encourage you to reach out to the association board members and management team to provide feedback and support us in being a strong voice for the Swiss biotech ecosystem.