Biopôle Lausanne is an innovation-oriented life sciences campus in Switzerland, bringing together a strong community of industry and academic specialists. It offers a unique combination of world-class infrastructure, a comprehensive range of services and a variety of high-quality spaces in which to work, innovate and engage with other members of the life sciences community.
The site houses more than 75 companies and institutions, including the head offices of several multinational corporations, start-ups and clinical development teams, together with technology and service providers. It also hosts 25 world-famous research groups, such as the Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV), the University of Lausanne (UNIL) and the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research.
Founded in 2004 by the canton of Vaud public authorities, Biopôle SA is a privately held not-for-profit company that is responsible for the management and promotion of the campus.