In Obwalden, innovative companies are given opportunities for economic development in a culture that produces success. In addition to the high-tech sector, Obwalden has a strong presence in the food and synthetic materials industry.

The microPark Pilatus business center offers a network of businesses in the micro-, nano-, and high-tech sectors and provides ideal conditions for start-up companies.

Company names as maxon motor, Leister or bio-familia that are renowned throughout Switzerland and abroad speak for themselves. Wherever such companies can successfully operate, there is undoubtedly room for more.

Not least because of its highly attractive tax model, Obwalden offers above-average conditions for employers and employees alike. Here, companies have access to a first-class labor market with well-educated and motivated skilled personnel. Suitable premises or building lots for new headquarters are also quickly found. Moreover, straightforward official channels ensure efficient and smooth interaction with the authorities.

Excellent traffic connections ensure optimal access to destinations in Switzerland and abroad; furthermore, the urban centres of Lucerne, Zug and Zurich are nearby and easily accessible.

As you see, the Canton of Obwalden offers ideal conditions as a place of business. We support you competently and discreetly with our free services:

  • Support throughout the settlement process
  • Search for residential and commercial properties
  • Support with company formation
  • Help with immigration and settlement issues
  • Clarification of building land availability.

Have we sparked your interest in Obwalden? If so, please get in touch with us. Our Team will be happy to provide you with comprehensive information on the settling process in Obwalden.

Business and Residential Promotion in Obwalden, Sarnen (Switzerland) +41 41 660 90 66 /

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The Business and Residential Promotion in Obwalden is your first contact for information about Obwalden as a place of residence and a business location. Obwalden constitutes the geographic center of Switzerland and is characterised by a varied, suburban landscape in the midst of mountains, forests, and lakes.