DEV : you preferred partner!

DEV is an official partner of the cantonal government of Vaud charged with attracting and setting up foreign companies in the canton. We provide services to support and facilitate the many aspects of starting operations in the region.

We offer a broad range of services, including:

  • Advice and counseling: we advise you on all issues related to your investment project so that you can proceed in confidence
  • Business plan: we support you in the planning stages so that you may benefit from all the applicable incentive programs
  • Establishing a company: we help you identify the most appropriate legal structure for your company so that you can take maximum advantage of all available incentives and subsidies
  • Tax incentives, state guaranteed credit, and bank interest. Many programs are available at the local, cantonal, and federal levels to support new businesses. We provide guidance in identifying, and where necessary, helping you choose the best among these multiple possibilities
  • Job training subsidies: a particular advantage in the Canton of Vaud that we will present to you in detail
  • Financial and commercial services: the economy of Vaud has evolved quite rapidly in recent years. We will explain the various options available to you as well as support you in your search for financing.
  • Residence and work permits: we make even the simplified administrative formalities even quicker and easier
  • Commercial space, industrial sites, houses, apartments: our real-estate service will help you to adjust as quickly as possible in the difficult period of setting up your business
  • Contacts, networks: through its significant experience in promoting the Vaud economy, DEV has built up an incomparable network of professionals around the world who will be at your disposal!

All our services, as mandated by our mission, are offered free of charge.

Furthermore, DEV also provides information and advice on issues for company managers and employees, such as finding suitable housing and schools for children, or discovering the many cultural and sports activities available in the canton.