Biopôle is a life sciences campus in Lausanne, Switzerland, boasting a renowned community of companies, academic institutions and research organisations, as well as state-of-the-art laboratories, office buildings and amenities. The site is home to more than 120 companies and organisations, including the head offices of multinationals, start-ups, SMEs, clinical development teams and technology and service providers. It also hosts more than 25 world-renowned research groups.
The Office for Economic Affairs and Innovation (SPEI) supports companies that are located in the State of Vaud, especially those involved in the sectors of advanced technology and industry. SPEI advises entrepreneurs and puts them in contact with organizations that are appropriate to their specific needs. SPEI can also provide direct financial support.