February 20, 2019

Today the course of the Tour of Spain (the Vuelta) 2020 was presented in Breda. We already knew that after the Giro d’Italia and the Tour de France also the Vuelta a España will visit Utrecht. Today was announced that the stage will finish at the Utrecht Science Park. For the time being, August 22, 2020 is assumed. The final planning depends on the international sports calendar. The international cycling federation UCI will announce the final date in a short-term.

 Jan Henk van der Velden, managing director (the foundation of ) Utrecht Science Park:
“It is terrific news that the Vuelta will finish at the Utrecht Science Park on August 22, 2020. It is a unique opportunity to welcome an international sports event like this. It is great exposure for the Utrecht Science Park and the region, national and international. We already welcomed the directors of the Vuelta at the Utrecht Science Park in January 2018. They were impressed by what our science park has to offer. Today we are very happy that the Utrecht Science Park is definitely chosen as a the finish location”.

About Utrecht Science Park
At the Utrecht Science Park, education and science combine with top care and high-quality Research and Development companies. Knowledge institutions, research institutes, healthcare and research and development companies work together intensively to find new solutions for a longer and healthier life, now and in the future. The focus of the area is on life sciences, health and sustainability.

Utrecht Science Park is the beating heart of one of Europe's most competitive regions and the largest science park in the Netherlands, with 27,000 employees and more than 51,000 students every day.