Luzern - innovation in the heart of Switzerland
Swiss corporations with global interests are keen on domiciling themselves in and around Lucerne, as are foreign-owned companies.
Central Switzerland, where Technopark Luzern is located, counts one of the lowest corporate tax rates in Switzerland, a high quality of life, and an innovative, internationally oriented and business-friendly environment among its many advantages.
Thanks to an excellent transport infrastructure, Technopark Luzern is quick to reach by car as well as by train.
Lucerne has everything: wonderful residential neighbourhoods, a good selection of national and international schools and a variety of events, festivals and sports and leisure activities.
Thanks to our partners and our cooperation with Lucerne Business, we can help you with all aspects of locating your business. We look forward to talking to you.
Wide range of industries
Based here are companies from a wide range of sectors: mechanical engineering, electrical and metal, food, finance, pharmaceutical and chemical (life sciences), construction and real estate, and information and communication technology (ICT).
It couldn’t be more central
Root near Lucerne is located in the heart of Switzerland. Thanks to its superb transport network, the economic region of Lucerne is easily accessible from all directions. Driving to Zurich takes 30 minutes – an hour to Bern and Basel. Trains run between Zurich Airport and Lucerne every half-an-hour or less; the journey time is around one hour.
Superb quality of life
Canton Lucerne is characterised by an interplay between urban centres and rural regions. Lucerne is growing, no small thanks to several international schools, its central location and low corporate taxes. The canton offers an international environment brimful with events, sports and leisure activities.
Although tax does not play a major role in startups at the outset, it becomes increasingly important over time. The region’s low tax regime means that more capital is available for investment. Companies in Lucerne benefit from one of the lowest tax rates in Switzerland, which has a positive impact on their success story.
Central Switzerland and nearby Zurich are home to first-class professionals with whom any company can establish a great team culture and make waves internationally. This is thanks to excellent training institutions and companies whose sustainable business policies ensure stability and security.
A great place to live
Central Switzerland and Canton Lucerne offer a wide variety of urban and rural residential settings. These are in great demand. Residents benefit from a range of educational opportunities, cultural events and first-class facilities and amenities. Live where others spend their holidays.