‘The Accelerator’ is a high quality laboratory and office space building that will be developed by Kadans Science Partner at the Utrecht Science Park. This new building, which will consist of 22,000 m2 of laboratory and office space and shared facilities such as an auditorium, is an additional accommodation option for research organizations in the life sciences and health sector. The building is expected to be ready at the beginning of 2022.

The Accelerator is an initiative of listed biotech companies Merus N.V. en Genmab B.V.. Both companies are tenants of The Accelerator. Next to Merus en Genmab, there is still plenty of laboratory and office space available for other research organization that want to be part of the international life sciences and health community in the Utrecht Region which is concentrated at the Utrecht Science Park.

The building will be located next to other innovative research organizations such as the Genmab R&D Center, Danone Nutricia Research, the Hubrecht Institute and the Westerdijk Institute, contributing to a vibrant life sciences community. Positioned near the entrance of Utrecht Science Park and opposite the P+R transferium with a direct light rail connection to Utrecht Central Station, it is easily accessible by car and by public transport.  

The Accelerator allows Utrecht Science Park to take the next step in the development of a mature and dynamic Life Sciences environment, in which knowledge institutes and innovative companies can meet each other and cooperate to find new solutions to a longer and healthier life. Utrecht Science Park is the largest science park in The Netherlands, with over 27,000 employees, approximately 140 organizations and 51,000 students, and an important hub of the life sciences an health community in the Netherlands.

Interested? Kadans Science Partner and the Utrecht Science Park Foundation are happy to get in touch with organizations that would like to establish themselves in the science park.

For more information please contact:

·         Johan van Gerven, manager business and acquisition at Kadans Science Partner, j.gerven@kadans.com or +31(0)653582847.

·         Tom Straeter, business account manager at Utrecht Science Park Foundation, tom.straeter@utrechtsciencepark.nl or +31(0)683794133.