Criteria Now Final Situation Floorspace(m2)100.000500.000 Organisations10 Companies 75 Houses1400 Guest units10700 Researchers / Workers180010.600 Research, Education, Entrepreneurship
Science Park Amsterdam today Faculty of Science, Universiteit van Amsterdam (UvA) Institutes National Science Foundation (NWO) AMOLF atomic and molecular physics NIKHEF particle physics CWI mathematics and computer science SARA, national center high performance comp. & networking Large scale computing facilities e.g. National Supercomputer POP international connections SURF AMSterdam Internet eXchange, AMS-IX NV ASP, housing facilities for start up companies
Research Area Science Park FNWI Biology Chemistry Physics Astronomy Mathematics Informatics AMOLF NIKHEF CWI
Scientific Profile Science Park Broad scientific coverage in sciences stimulating interdisciplinary activities in- and outside Science Park e.g. life science and computer science UvA with physics (AMOLF) and mathematics (CWI): systems biology (without ignoring need for strong monodisciplinary basis) e-Science emphasis building on continuously improved infrastructural strength GRID in close collaboration with Gigaport Next Generation - several 10 Gbs transatlantic links (Chicago, New York) Virtual Lab based on GRID infrastructure - bioinformatics, biodiversity, proof of concept new applications Multimedia and creative industries
Commercial Profile Science Park Emphasis on ICT and life sciences incubators supported by excellent ICT-infrastructure (AMS-IX) Matrix I: The Incubator Matrix II:Twinning Center Matrix III: 2 nd phase incubator Matrix IV:Temporary housing UvA Faculty of Science Matrix V:Life Sciences 100 Start-ups
Proposition Science Park Basic Research in cooperation with industry Re-usable components for developing new applications Stimulate innovation both within science as within industry Efficient use of available infrastructure Stimulate entrepreneurship Create more wealth and well-being for the Dutch/European society Thank you for your attention!