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Amsterdam Science Park

Business, science and innovation meet at the Amsterdam Science Park. Home to some 176 companies – from start-ups to multinationals – it’s a thriving hub for scientific and ICT research, education and entrepreneurship.

Martijn de Boer
Senior Manager Foreign Investments: Life Sciences & Health and Knowledge & Innovation
amsterdam inbusiness is the official direct investment agency of the Amsterdam Area. We provide access to business intel, networks and potential partners, help tailor fact-finding visits, streamline setting up, and support you long-term as you expand your business.
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Innovation and collaboration

The Amsterdam Science Park is internationally recognised as a hub for research, education and entrepreneurship, offering excellent opportunities for businesses in the fields of digital innovation & AI, sustainability, life sciences & health and high tech systems & materials. This 70 hectare polder – bigger than 98 football pitches – is home to the largest concentration of beta sciences in Europe. And the park’s unique juncture of education, high-quality research and knowledge-intensive business has been cultivated to stimulate innovation and collaboration.

Connecting Boundless Minds - Marco van der Werf, Founder BIT-students

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Exceptional connectivity

As one of the most densely cabled locations in Europe, the Science Park is currently home to more than 600 network hubs. It also houses internet exchanges such as AMS-IX, one of the largest data transport hubs in the world. The Science Park has developed its long term vision, which includes further collaboration in R&D and innovation with SMEs and multinational corporations, as well as a 50% increase in employment among innovative high-tech firms, additional multi-tenant structures as well as the establishment of more research institutes. 

2GF7EJM Amsterdam, 8th of August 2021, Aerial view of Amsterdam science park in East part of amsterdam, university campus and datacenter fly over
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Startup hub

The Science Park is home to a concentration of the city’s most successful tech and science start-ups. It’s also where the University of Amsterdam Faculty of Science and the Amsterdam University College have their campuses. Dozens of renowned research institutes and companies all add to the innovative melting pot, making this area a hotspot for innovation and collaboration. 

Martijn de Boer
Senior Manager Foreign Investments: Life Sciences & Health and Knowledge & Innovation
amsterdam inbusiness is the official direct investment agency of the Amsterdam Area. We provide access to business intel, networks and potential partners, help tailor fact-finding visits, streamline setting up, and support you long-term as you expand your business.
Amsterdam Inbusiness
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