Ticino is a small innovation hub, located in the middle of Europe: discover how you can develop your business internationally.
Innovation and technology
Thanks to the presence of internationally renowned research institutes, Ticino has a vibrant ecosystem that supports innovation and facilitates the R&D endeavours of the local companies.
Third Financial Centre in Switzerland
Ticino has a long tradition in asset management and private banking.
Nature and relax
Thanks to its mild climate and the Latin attitude, Ticino is the ideal oasis to escape the work-related stress. The beautiful lake shores, the mountains and the glaciers offer countless outdoor activities.
Culture and entertainment
Numerous artistic and recreational initiatives enliven Ticino all year-round making the Canton a cultural melting pot between northern and southern Europe.
Ticino is an attractive business location especially thanks to a mild taxation on companies revenue, on equities and on millionaire revenues.
Qualified labour market
Thanks to a simple regulation of the labour market, to a light bureaucracy, a dual education system and to the typical Swiss peaceful work environment, Ticino offers a varied and qualified labour pool.
Ticino has an excellent and experienced education system that includes universities, high schools and professional schools. This young and international environment attracts talents from all over the world.
Swiss quality and Internationalization
The high reputation of the “Swiss made” brand in international markets often allows to benefit from premiums on prices thanks to its quality, precision and reliability. The “Swissness” represents a remarkable competitive advantage in goods and high-end services.
Ticino is the only Canton entirely located in the southern part of the Alps, and it strategically stands between two of the most dynamic regions in Europe: Lombardy with Milan at its centre, and Zurich.