Valais is generally known for its grandiose landscapes, its exceptional climate, its living traditions and its many local products. However, it is also a centre of excellence for technology, applied research and innovation. The canton of Valais, which is at the heart of Europe, at a crossroads between communication routes, and is an interface between cultures and languages, has an avant-garde technology park that specialises in life sciences, information and communication sciences and engineering.
Companies that choose to set up here benefit daily from a natural environment that is conducive to creativity and productivity. The accessibility of decision-making authorities greatly facilitates administrative procedures for companies.
The "Valais in figures"
"The Valais in figures" shows you the main statistics for the Valais (i.e. population, toursim, energy, labour, etc).