The Department of Biomedicine believes that collaboration is essential in science, allowing researchers to combine their diverse expertise, share resources and knowledge, and more effectively address complex scientific challenges, ultimately leading to accelerated discoveries and advances in various fields.

The Department of Biomedicine benefits greatly from the exceptional concentration of academic research institutions and life sciences and biotechnology companies in the local area. Located in the central part of the city of Basel, the DBM is in close proximity to major pharmaceutical companies: