General Information


Date of the event

3 May 2018
08:30 - Registration opens
19:00 - end of the day


The official language of the event is English. 


The Swiss Biotech Day 2018 will be taking place at the

Congress Center Basel
Messeplatz 21
4058 Basel, Switzerland

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How to get to the venue

The Congress Center Basel (tram stop “Exhibition Square”) can easily be reached... Rail
From the SBB/SNCF railway station, take tram no. 1 or no. 2 directly to the Exhibition Square (Messeplatz)
From the Badischer Bahnhof, take tram no. 1, no. 2 or no. 6
From Basel city centre, take tram no. 6 or no. 14 Air (EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg)
Transfer to the city center by bus or taxi
Bus connections to the city centre every 15 minutes - transfer time approx. 20 minutes
Take bus no. 50 to "Basel SBB" and change to tram no. 2 to "Exhibition Square"
For further information see Air (Zurich Airport)
Direct train connections to Basel every hour - transfer time is approx. 1 hour
For further information see and Swiss Railway:  

For your individual journey planning, please use   

Mobility Ticket in Basel

Each guest staying at a hotel in Basel will receive a Mobility Ticket upon check-in, which is valid for the duration of your stay. On the day of arrival, the booking confirmation of the hotel guarantees a free transfer by public transport.
Public Transportation in Basel:  


There is a car park at the Congress Center Basel, but car parking charges are payable. Please also check for further parking spaces.


Guest rooms at the following business hotel in two minutes’ walking distance of the Congress Center Basel are offered at a discounted conference rate to attendees of the Swiss Biotech Day 2018 on a first come, first served basis. Please state the keyword SBD2018 in your reservation.

Hyperion Basel Hotel****+ 
Messeplatz 12 
CH - 4058 Basel 
Phone: +41 61 5604000

---> Single room: CHF 205.00 per night for per night including breakfast    
---> valid until 2 April 2018
---> cancellations free of charge until one week before arrival
Download booking form

Visa & Invitation Letter

Participants from certain countries may require a visa in order to travel to Switzerland. Participants are requested to check with Swiss representations in their country well in advance of their travel date. It is the responsibility of the participant to obtain a visa if necessary.    

Official “letters of confirmation” are designed to assist with obtaining an entry visa and can be issued for registered delegates of Swiss Biotech Day 2018 upon receipt of payment for participants’ registration. Please note, that such letters do not represent a commitment on the part of the organizers to provide any financial assistance.   

In preparation of a invitation letter, we will need the following information:

  • Name of participant (as it appears on passport)
  • The date of birth of the participant Passport number 
  • The address of the consulate or embassy where you will be applying for the visa 


Media Information

For any press enquiries please contact


For any questions, please contact the Swiss Biotech Day Organisation-Team by email or by telephone:+41-43-508-1121