Welcome to the #makerregion!

This is the place where Companies find best conditions to allocate and to be entrepreneurially
successful. Furthermore - people like to live here.


Together with our partners, we ensure that the Olten region prospers because it is a preferred business location and a popular residential region with appeal.

Interested in allocating your Businsses in our Region? For further information please contact: wirtschaftsfoerderung@region-olten.ch 






The opportunity for companies: Access to the largest employee market in Switzerland

Uniquely in Switzerland, you have the largest selection of qualified workers in the Olten region. The region has a catchment area of more than 1.6 million working people within a 45-minute commuting distance. Here you are guaranteed to find the employees you need. A short commute is an important argument for them to choose to work for you. This makes the Olten region the ideal location for your company and is your opportunity.

The opportunity for founders: Attractive conditions and an exciting community

Many an entrepreneurial idea has already made its start in the Olten region. Pioneers and founders feel at home here and find attractive framework conditions. This includes reasonable real estate and rental prices as well as an inspiring business community and the supportive program of the economic development agency.

The opportunity for you: make living dreams come true and enjoy life

The residential region of Olten has a lot to offer you. Here you can experience a variety of social and cultural activities at very short distances. You can live urban, close to beautiful nature. In the Olten region you will find an attractive range of real estate and leisure activities, good schools, relaxing nature and become part of an up-and-coming central region.