Canton de Berne

Stand:
G36

Address:
M├╝nsterplatz 3a
Berne
BE
3011
Switzerland
Tel:
+41 31 633 41 20
Fax:
+41 31 633 40 88
Website:
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The Berne Economic Development Agency provides companies with free support and assistance in their search for a location and for setting up business in the Canton of Berne. Precision industry, medical technology, ICT, energy and environmental technology are the most important industry sectors and companies form clusters in these fields. They establish science-industry partnerships fostering the realization of innovations.
The sustainable and efficient use of energy is playing a big role in the Canton of Berne. Important renewable sources of energy are hydroelectric power, solar, wind and wood. 60% of the electricity comes from hydroelectric power stations. Companies possess specialized solar energy know-how, for example in the manufacture of inverters and photovoltaic systems. Over 60% of the heater pumps manufactured in Switzerland are produced in the Canton of Berne. The University of Berne and the Berne University of Applied Sciences conduct research in fields like e-mobility.