General Information


Date of the event

21 April 2020


The official language of the event is English. 


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 center 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 additional information on planning your journey, please use this guide.

Mobility Ticket in Basel

Each guest staying at a hotel in Basel will receive a BaselCard 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 to the hotel.

Public Transportation in Basel:


There is a car park at the Congress Center Basel, however parking charges may apply. Please check for further parking lots.


Hotel allotments are offered at a discounted conference rate to attendees of the Swiss Biotech Day 2020 on a first come, first served basis at the following business hotels within walking distance of the Congress Center Basel. Please get in contact with the hotels directly to book your accommodation.


TELEPHONE : +41 61 555 3333
Reservation Platform

  • Single room: CHF 245.00 per night including breakfast
  • Double room: CHF 30.00 per night extra charge
  • valid until 23 March 2020
  • cancellations and individual changes are possible until 1 week before arrival



TELEPHONE +41 61 690 8700

  • Single room: CHF 220.00 per night including breakfast (double room for single use)
  • valid until 20 March 2020
  • cancellations free of charge until 1 week before arrival

Reservation Form

More room offers from the city of Basel can be found here.

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 2020 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 Organization-Team by email or by telephone:+41-43-508-1121