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A business centre

 

Centrally located in the heart of Europe with a competitive international tax system, a skilled workforce, excellent transport links and a practical and attentive local council, Lausanne offers a host of benefits that makes the city such an attractive place to do business. And that's before mentioning the beautiful setting so prised by the people who live and work here.

Knowledge economy

The Lausanne region is home to a remarkably dense concentration of skills. Its close proximity to industry as well as vocational universities, true drivers of innovation, promotes technology transfer, particularly in the life sciences, biomedical and nutrition fields. A technology park as well as the Biopôle science park foster important links between science and industry. The University of Lausanne (UNIL) and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne (EPFL) as well as international sport administrations have generated a busy congress programme all year round.
 

Multinational headquarterss

Global names including Philip Morris, Adecco, Logitech, Medtronic, Nespresso and Debiopharm, to name a few, have chosen the Lausanne region for their headquarters, while members of the financial and insurance sector value the discretion offered by Lausanne’s business centre. A central location in the heart of Europe, attractive property prices, a cosmopolitan lifestyle, a peaceful workplace climate and an exceptional quality of life are comparative advantages of which Lausanne is proud.

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