Discover the outstanding quality of the institutions, projects and people within BioAlps and the stimulating and competitive environment. The  BioAlps cluster attracts ambitious undergraduates and highly qualified post graduates to study here.

There is a density of research clusters and networks within the life science cluster of Western Switzerland, with more than 500 research facilities in the cluster’s universities, companies and dedicated research institutions. The institutions in the region offer all the conditions for training and developing specialists to the very highest standards.

There is a variety of training opportunities in the life sciences in the BioAlps cluster ranging from one day events to several months of study. Whatever suits your current needs should be found here – entrepreneurship, manufacturing, marketing, licensing and much more.

Switzerland as a whole invests heavily in research. Out of a population of over one million people in the region, more than 40,000 students from over 70 countries follow university and post-graduate study every year. Famous professors work alongside bright young students, as the region provides a wide range of courses to suit all needs in the life science sector.

Within the framework of the European Alps Bio Cluster, BioAlps and its 7 partners from the 6 Alpine regions have developed a Google search engine called Alps Life Sciences Search. This search engine allows fast and targeted identification of the many actors in industry and academia in the Biotech & Medtech sectors in this large transalpine region. provides an overview of science, research, research centres, universities and R&D-focused companies in Switzerland. The website provides practical information about employment, finances and life in Switzerland, as well as science news, a portal to jobs in science, a calendar of science events in Switzerland, and vocational training opportunities. is aimed at researchers, scientists, students and post graduates, and anyone interest in science and innovation.

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