Intellectual property is fiercely protected in Switzerland. This motivates companies to set up long-term research and innovation projects here. Thanks to the stringent and clear legal framework, the Swiss pharmaceutical industry is world-leading.
Both young start-ups and leading companies such as Novartis and Roche – multi-national concerns headquartered in Switzerland that draw in countless managers and experts from around the world – can be found here. The Swiss pharmaceutical industry maintains production and research centres on all continents. A few examples of what was discovered or invented in Switzerland: organ transplantation, cortisone, antihistamine, LSD.
International organisations and associations that are headquartered in Switzerland:
That is why in Davos, concerns find the perfect framework conditions for seminars and international conferences.
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