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Launchlabs belongs to Gundeldinger Feld, a listed building in a former industrial factory close to the main station Basel.

The factory was founded in 1844 with the production of ribbon weaving machines for the silk ribbon manufacturers of the region. Later, machines were also manufactured for sawing, drilling, pressing and pumping. In 1945, after the end of World War II, the factory employed up to 500 workers. At the beginning of the sixties, the alliance was reached with the Sulzer Group. n 1999, the surprising decision to abandon the production site in Basel falls. The newly founded Gundeldinger Feld Immobilien AG bought the property and in the year 2000 handed over responsibility for the conversion of the area of Kantensprung AG.

Launchlabs spaces are prototypes for new technologies and connect people in unconventional ways during events, workshops and corporate seminars. The event hall, with 240 m2, offers countless possibilities thanks to the flexible furniture and equipment combined with the industrial charm.

 


Travel information


Basel airport is located 12 km from the Central Station. There are several bus services to the city center. Further information is available from the airport website: https://www.euroairport.com/en/passengers-visitors/access-parking/access/bus.html

The alternative to flights to and from Basel airport is to fly to Zurich and then take a train to Basel directly from the airport, or via Zurich Central Station.  The train options are available from SBB website (https://www.sbb.ch/en/timetable.html ) The direct train journey from Zurich airport to Basel should take just over 1 hour.


Accomodation


EuHPN has arranged discount accommodation with  HOTEL IBIS STYLES BASEL CITY (Grosspeterstrasse 44, 4052 Basel, Switzerland). 

The hotel is located  in the lively city of Basel, 3 minutes from the station and 15 minutes from Euro Airport Basel. The distance to Launchlabs is 1km.

CHF 140.00 per single room per night including breakfast buffet. 

CHF 158.00 per double room per night including breakfast buffet.

How to make the reservation:

Please send an email to h8215-re@accor.com, using booking reference: 'EuHPN Basel'. 

Please note that accommodation can be booked using this reference up to 18 August 2019.

 
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