Louvain-la-Neuve Science Park: an ideal location close to Brussels for high-tech companies
Created in 1971, Louvain-la-Neuve Science Park is the first of its kind in Belgium and is the largest in Wallonia (the French-speaking part of Belgium), with 160 companies and more than 5,000 people employed. Located only 30 km south-east of Brussels, the Science Park has a total capacity of 231 ha and offers many opportunities for future developments. The area between Louvain-la-Neuve and Brussels is probably the most active region in Belgium in technology-based companies.
From the outset, the objectives pursued by the development of Louvain-la-Neuve Science Park were to develop cooperation between industry and the Université catholique de Louvain (UCL), at the forefront of innovation and excellence in education and research at the international level.
Louvain-la-Neuve Science Park is co-managed by the University and the development agency of Walloon-Brabant Intercommunale du Brabant wallon (IBW).
Particular emphasis is placed on environmental-friendliness, as well as the quality of the premises and their surroundings.
Our 160 tenants are mainly active in the following fields:
- Life sciences
- Fine chemistry
- Cleantech, Greentech
Louvain-la-Neuve Science Park provides access to the University research infrastuctures, as well as a lot of services, including libraries and sports facilities. Louvain-la-Neuve city center, its full range of commercial, leisure and cultural activities is located less than 1 km away.
Offices to let in the 5 business center and business incubator (+ extension by 2011) for start-ups and spin-offs.
80 ha of land are available for future projects.
To learn more about Louvain-la-Neuve (LLN) Science Park: http://www.llnsciencepark.be