Economic promotion of the canton of Jura
Economic promotion of the canton of Jura
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Why choose Jura? Because it makes good business sense. You’ll benefit from attractive conditions to set up or establish your business, while also enjoying a magnificent quality of life. For you and your family.

We are delighted to welcome you to Jura. But first, take some time to discover our major assets. We’re confident that you will be won over.


Economic Promotion will be your preferred contact for your project rollout, whether it’s establishing, creating or developing your business. Set up as a one-stop shop, we will advise you and offer ongoing, personalized and free of charge support. The flexibility of our structure provides you with a prompt reply to your needs. We are here to help you make the greatest possible success of your project.





Our geographical location presents an extraordinary opportunity: we are very close to Germany and share a border with France. Our customs platform greatly facilitates international commodity trading.      

Our quality transportation routes make us especially well connected: two airports located less than 1.5 hours away; a highway connecting the Swiss and French highway networks; connection to the Swiss railway network—the densest in the world—and, thanks to the TGV Belfort-Montbéliard station just a stone’s throw away, we are the closest Swiss canton to Paris which can be reached in under 3 hours.


Choosing Jura means benefiting from a range of industrial and commercial building options, both for rent and for sale, at competitive prices.

The Innodel technological and industrial campus houses the Jura branch of the Switzerland Innovation Park Basel Area and industrial areas are available to SMEs.

If you prefer to build your own premises, there are several strategic activities zones enabling you to bring your construction project to life in just 14 days.



In the canton of Jura, you can enjoy optimal production costs compared to other cantons—especially when it comes to real estate and personnel.

The Swiss tax system allows the different cantons to set their own tax rates, greatly reducing the tax burden. Depending on various criteria, tax exemptions may be offered in some regions; this is the case across the whole Jura canton area.

Plus, if your company fits the criteria for New Innovative Company status, both company and investor will enjoy particularly favorable taxation—an arrangement unique in Switzerland.


The canton of Jura offers state-of-the-art training in sectors aligned with economic needs. You can therefore feel confident in recruiting staff with the competence required to grow your business. Plus, with France so close by, it is easy to extend your recruitment pool if necessary.


Our industry know-how first started with watchmaking. Today, Jura businesses are recognized for their excellence in high-tech sectors, including watchmaking (brands, components manufacture, movements assembly), microtechnology, machine tools, automation, robotics and innovative materials for example.

Armed with this expertise, Jura’s economic landscape is now diversifying into new business sectors—notably medtech. Indeed, thanks to the specialist expertise developed in the area, many companies have now successfully diversified into medical technology.

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