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« Everything in Neuchâtel is designed to promote successful industrial development: excellent framework conditions, support for innovation, research center and a highly skilled workforce ».
André Haemmerli,

CEO, Medos International, Johnson & Johnson Group


« Here, companies enjoy a rare triptych: a pool of highly skilled labor, extremely constructive collaboration with the authorities and social partners, as well as an exceptional location and quality of life ».

Jean-Kley Tullii,

Director, Manufacture Cartier Horlogerie


"Neuchâtel built up to itself over the centuries a persistent and meticulous spirit which allows it  to succeed in excellent domains. This know-how in the fields of precision and mechanics attracts big names of the watchmaking and medical industry which come to established beside internationally recognized local companies.
François Thiébaud,
President of Tissot Watches & Member of the Executive Management Board of the Swatch Group

« The Neuchâtel authorities have really set themselves up to be a true partner for companies. We found their support extremely valuable when setting up our global research centre ».
Patrick Lagadec,
Head of Public Relations, Philip Morris Products S.A.


« When we were looking for a suitable business site in 2006, Neuchâtel quickly became our favourite choice, thanks to its amazing standard of living. From its proximity to the surrounding lake and mountains, its position at the crossroads of major Swiss cities and European capitals, everything is easy, accessible and wonderfully convivial ! ».
Valérie Soulié,



« Neuchâtel is a true center of expertise in the area of microtechnology. The presence of many companies as well as public and private research laboratories enables the development of innovative solutions and their industrialization. The dynamics of the local industrial base is strengthen thanks to the fact that people from Neuchâtel are particularly conscientious and committed to the principle of labor peace ».

Pierre Hiltpold, Director,

Neuchatel Chamber of Commerce and Industry


« In a highly globalised world, it is very rare to find places such as Neuchâtel that offer the possibility of producing quality mechanical components in an environment conducive
to innovation ».
Christophe Nicolet,

CEO, Felco

« The Neuchâtel authorities are always easy to get hold of and they perfectly understand the competitive environment in which business have to operate. They offer creative solutions, flexibility and personalised support – the benefits that make all the difference ».
Laurent Nebel,

Public Affairs Senior Advisor Swisscom

The presences of a medtech business cluster in Neuchâtel enabled us to take advantage of real synergies here ».
Max Boysset,

Senior Manufacturing Director Medtronic Kyphon

« Neuchâtel is distinguished by a real desire to constantly improve framework conditions for companies. The region’s policies and fiscal regulations, which are very favorable for companies, are helping to attract even more multinationals, holding companies and service companies to the canton. This is enhanced by the support of local service providers who are willing and qualifiied to welcome and assist them ».
Enrico N. Gaspare,

Director, Banque Bonhôte & Cie SA 

« Neuchâtel has a strong culture of precision mechanics. Know-how in this field can be seen in the superior levels of technical training of the local workforce and in the presence of companies and research institutes active in leading edge technologies ». 
Tobias Steiner,

COO DIXImachines, a Division of Mori Seiki International SA