LLN Science Park - General Presentation


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LLN Science Park - General Presentation

  1. 1. Louvain-la-Neuve SCIENCE PARK At the heart of EUROPE An ideal location for HIGH-TECH COMPANIES
  2. 2. <ul><li>1968: Transfer of the French-speaking section of the Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) </li></ul><ul><li>1971: 150 ha are allocated for the setting up of a science park  1st science park created in Belgium  total area later extended to 231 ha  largest science park in Wallonia </li></ul><ul><li>Objectives: </li></ul><ul><li>to develop cooperation between the industry and the University </li></ul><ul><li>to ensure diversification of Louvain-la-Neuve </li></ul><ul><li>to contribute to the regional development of the Walloon Region </li></ul>HISTORY Transfer of the French-speaking University 1968 1971 1972 1976 1979 2001 2003 2005 2011 2012 21/01/1971: Creation of the science park 1 st company settling in the science park (Monsanto) Creation of the UCL Research Admin Take off of the park with 7 companies present 100 companies and 4,000 direct employees Creation of the SPoW network Opening of the incubator (CEI) 160 companies and 5,150 direct employees 2 nd incubator (CEI2)
  3. 3. <ul><li>Ideally located 30 km south-east of Brussels , heart of the European institutions </li></ul><ul><li>Railway & highway facilities (E411 and N25) providing direct connections towards Luxembourg, Germany, France and the Netherlands </li></ul><ul><li>Connections to Airports: </li></ul><ul><li>Brussels International (25’) and Brussels-South Charleroi: (45’) </li></ul><ul><li>RER (“réseau express régional”) operating in a few years will accommodate very fast connections to Brussels </li></ul>LOCATION
  4. 4. <ul><li>A new-built city </li></ul><ul><ul><li>LLN is the 1 st new-built town in Belgium since 1666 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>A green city (30% of the total area) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>920 ha of land including 200 ha of woods and 168 ha of green spaces </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Plus: a 64 ha-golf-course and a 7 ha-lake </li></ul></ul><ul><li>A lively city-center </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pedestrian city-center </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>350 shops & services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cultural facilities including Hergé Museum (Tintin), convention center, a 13-screen cinema </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A complete sport and wellness complex </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>An economic pool of 12k jobs </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The largest science park in Wallonia </li></ul><ul><ul><li>231 ha divided in 4 areas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Located less than 1 km from the city-center </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Developed public transportation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>50 ha available for future projects + extension project (23 ha) </li></ul></ul>ASSETS
  5. 5. ASSETS
  6. 6. <ul><li>1425 - Foundation of the University </li></ul><ul><li>1502 - Erasmus teaches at Louvain </li></ul><ul><li>1595 - Mercator publishes his cartographic projection </li></ul><ul><li>1648 - Descartes submits his Discours de la méthode for discussion at Louvain </li></ul><ul><li>1933 - Georges Lemaître puts forward the &quot;Big Bang&quot; theory </li></ul><ul><li>1947 - First Belgian cyclotron created </li></ul><ul><li>1970 – Institution of 2 universities: the KUL (Leuven) and the UCL (Louvain-la-Neuve) </li></ul><ul><li>1974 – Prof. de Duve receives the Nobel Prize for medicine </li></ul><ul><li>1996 - Complete genome of yeast, under the direction of Prof. Goffeau </li></ul><ul><li>2005 – Prof. Lengelé participates in the first partial face transplant </li></ul><ul><li>2008 – Prof. van Ypersele becomes Vice-Chair of the IPCC (Intergovernmental panel on climate change, Nobel Peace Prize 2007) </li></ul><ul><li>… </li></ul>A UNIVERSITY OF EXCELLENCE
  7. 7. <ul><li>14 faculties and more than 260 degree courses </li></ul><ul><li>Training in all disciplines </li></ul><ul><li>26,000 students incl. 4,000 foreign students from 122 countries </li></ul><ul><li>Rankings and Awards : </li></ul><ul><li>UCL is #1 Belgian French-speaking university ( Times Higher Education Supplement THES 2008) </li></ul><ul><li>- UCL Management School (LSM) #1 Master’s degree in Europe ( Financial Times 2010) </li></ul><ul><li>- UCL Management School (LSM) #1 Business School in Belgium ( FT 2010) </li></ul><ul><li>- UCL Management School (LSM) Top 20 best Business schools in the world ( FT 2010) </li></ul><ul><li>UCL Management School (LSM) #2 Master in International Management ‘s degree in the world ( FT 2010) </li></ul><ul><li>UCL is among the first Universities to be awarded “ HR Excellence in Research ” by the EU Commission (2011) </li></ul><ul><li>UCL is among the 22 Universities to be awarded the ECTS label by the EU Commission </li></ul>CUTTING-EDGE TEACHING AND RESEARCH
  8. 8. 4,000 persons with a research activity 2 University hospitals 45 spin-offs 21 research institutes and 16 technological platforms Louvain TTO + seed capital investment fund (€ 15 > 30 mio) Mind & Market: Introduce, join, support innovative projects! 2 Incubators: CEI and BLSI (life sciences) Regional and EU research programs Mind & Market: Introduce, join, support innovative projects! Illustrations from slideshop.com TARGETING INNOVATION
  9. 9. Technology watch Industrial research contracts TT (patent licences) Consultancy, analyses, tests Use of University Equipment Hiring of young graduates Continuing education Student traineeshipsT hesis Research consortiums (FP7, PDC) Illustrations from slideshop.com PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS
  10. 10. SITE MAP
  11. 11. Einstein NewTech Business Center VIEWS
  12. 12. VIEWS Fleming Clariant
  13. 13. VIEWS Monnet Monnet Research Center
  14. 14. VIEWS Athena IBW Buildings for SMEs
  15. 15. 160 companies ~= 5,150 jobs Around 35% of FDI providing 40% of employment Mostly from US, FR and DE Other international companies include: JP, CH, NL, UK, CA, CN, IT, IN, … Last update: March, 2011 FACTS AND FIGURES
  16. 16. 7 1. Biopharma / Pharma 2. Biotech products 3. Diagnostic 4. Medical Devices 5. Medical Equipments 6. Support services (CRO, CMO, biologistics, IP,…) 7. Technology 8. Others 4 1 2 3 5 6 8 Pfizer Animal Health, Promethera Biosciences, Daiichi Sankyo, … Cardio3 Biosciences, Fenwal *, … Diasource, Nyxoah *, … Neurotech (UCL spin-off), Bellco, IBt (UCL spin-off), … IBA (UCL spin-off), … Aepodia, B&C Group, B.P.L., Pecher Consultants, … Telemis, LBT, it4ip (UCL spin-off), … Bioxtract, Vitaltronics *, … * Located in direct proximity HEALTH (1,200 jobs) Illustrations from slideshop.com TENANTS (1/5)
  17. 17. <ul><li>Energy </li></ul><ul><li>Engineering </li></ul><ul><li>Environment </li></ul>ENERGY ENGINEERING ENVIRONMENT Climact, Greenwatt (UCL spin-off), Realco, Sunswitch, … Dapesco, Grontmij, Sedilec, Hamon Cooling Towers * , … e-Xstream Engineering (UCL spin-off), Femagsoft (UCL spin-off), IBA, RHEA, Free Field Technologies*, … * Located in direct proximity ENGINEERING (1,250 jobs) Illustrations from slideshop.com TENANTS (2/5)
  18. 18. 1 3 1. (Micro-)Electronics / Hardware 2. Software 3. Services (helpdesk, consulting, training, networks, cryptography, … ) 4 . Marketing /Communication (CMS, webdesign,…) 4 2 Barco-Silex, Cissoid, Hamamatsu, Icoms Detections, Alterface, X-Way, Ocelec Security Systems, BT Professional Services, I.R.I.S., … BSB, Approach Belgium, Experian Business Strategies, Huawei, Reacfin, Winbooks, Euranova * , QSpin, Synthetis, n-Side, Traxxeo, … * Located in direct proximity Babelway, IS Informatic Services, Internet Vista, Intopix, K2crypt, GT&T, Ubizen Aethis, Outwares, … Artwhere * , Belighted * , Crossfactory, Easylius, K-Performance, Qualifio, Zea Partners * , … ICT (1,200 jobs) Illustrations from slideshop.com TENANTS (3/5)
  19. 19. <ul><li>Polymers: additives </li></ul><ul><li>Polymers: specialty materials </li></ul><ul><li>Polymers: implementation </li></ul><ul><li>Others (devices, components, services,...) </li></ul>1 2 3 4 Albemarle, Clariant, Ferro, … Ascend Performance Materials, Kraton, Hexion Specialty chemicals, Solutia Europe, Thermphos, Lubrizol, … E-Xstream Engineering (UCL spin-off), IT4IP (UCL spin-off), … Ansers, Ajinomoto Omnichem, Firmenich, Interscience Belgium, Lubrizol, … FINE CHEMISTRY (1,000 jobs) Illustrations from slideshop.com TENANTS (4/5)
  20. 20. KPMG, McKinsey, Carmeuse, Group De Boeck, Lhoist, Nivelinvest, … HEADQUARTERS <ul><li>Group HQ </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge center </li></ul><ul><li>Coordination center </li></ul>Illustrations from slideshop.com TENANTS (5/5)
  21. 21. <ul><li>Company profile selection </li></ul><ul><li>Potential of collaboration with the University research units </li></ul><ul><li>Application file </li></ul><ul><li>Approval of the University Board of Directors </li></ul>1 2 3 <ul><li>Renting of an existing facility (offices, labs, warehouses) </li></ul><ul><li>4 business centers </li></ul><ul><li>Incubators (CEI + BLSI) </li></ul><ul><li>IBW “bâtiments-relais” (buildings dedicated to SMEs) </li></ul><ul><li>Building of a new facility (green fields) </li></ul><ul><li>Land fully equipped (water, gas, eletricity supply, fibre optic, ADSL, wireless, …) </li></ul><ul><li>Emphyteusis: the land is transferred on the basis of a long-term lease contract of 99 years </li></ul><ul><li>The lease formula amounts to 1.74 €/sqm land/year (index-linked to the consumer price index) </li></ul>Illustrations from slideshop.com SETTING UP BUSINESS
  22. 22. <ul><li>Location:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Rue Granbonpré 11 - 1348 Mont-Saint-Guibert </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Development Time: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2010 - 2012 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Investment value: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>25 - 40 million euro </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Energy:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>≤ 70 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tenant:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>GrassTech, Ascend Performance Materials, B&C, EMS, BPL, Eubage, Promethera Biosciences, n-Side, Bellco, BD, SOS Oxygene, Cardio 3 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Investor:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pylos Holding </li></ul></ul>SETTLING OPPORTUNITIES (1/3)
  23. 23. <ul><li>Location:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Rue Granbonpré 11 - 1348 Mont-Saint-Guibert </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Development Time: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2011 - 2015 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Investment value: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>60 - 80 million euro </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Energy:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>≤ 70 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Certification:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>In study </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tenant:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>In negotiation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Investor:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pylos Holding </li></ul></ul>SETTLING OPPORTUNITIES (2/3)
  24. 24. <ul><li>Location </li></ul><ul><ul><li>25, Boulevard Baudouin 1 er B-1348 Louvain-la-Neuve </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>15’ walking from train station and commercial centre L’Esplanade </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Summary </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Built in 2010 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gross surface: 7,074 sqm </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Parking lot capacity: 200+ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Max. occupancy (1 person/10 sqm): 450 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Lease Information </li></ul><ul><ul><li>4 floors +- 7.100 sqm </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Raised floor, AC, flexible modulation, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>internal staircase </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Current position </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A test fit of the office layout can be performed in order to check whether the building suits the company’s requirements (technical + settlement aspects) </li></ul></ul>SETTLING OPPORTUNITIES (3/3)
  25. 25. <ul><li>Member of the Board of AxE4.25, local business association with 180 companies located in the surroundings of Louvain-la-Neuve </li></ul><ul><li>Member of the Board of the regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry </li></ul><ul><li>Member of the Board of INEX : regional company to promote and coordinate business activities with public money </li></ul><ul><li>Regular meetings with UWE (employers’ association ) </li></ul><ul><li>Member of Cercle du Lac business club (> 620 members) </li></ul>STRONG INVOLVEMENT IN BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT
  26. 26. Illustration from Clipart Networking Charity running Company visits, Information sessions, B2B and partnering events, … AN INNOVATIVE COMMUNITY
  27. 27. <ul><li>Partnership agreements </li></ul><ul><li>Networks of STPs </li></ul>Flag Icons by www.nordicfactory.com <ul><li>Parc scientifique de la Haute-Borne (Nord-Pas-de-Calais) </li></ul><ul><li>WHIBI (Wuhan Eastlake Hi-Tech Innovation Center) </li></ul><ul><li>Shanghai Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park </li></ul><ul><li>Shanghai Jinshan Industrial Zone </li></ul><ul><li>Hefei National University Science Park </li></ul><ul><li>Texas A&M University </li></ul><ul><li>Laval Technopole </li></ul><ul><li>Quebec Metro High Tech Park </li></ul><ul><li>International Association of Science Parks (IASP): </li></ul><ul><li>369 members in 66 countries </li></ul><ul><li>Science Parks of Wallonia (SPoW): </li></ul><ul><li>6 members in Wallonia, BE </li></ul><ul><li>TechParkAlliance (TPA): </li></ul><ul><li>6 members in 6 countries (BE, DE, DK, ES, NL, UK) </li></ul>NETWORKS ALL AROUND THE WORLD
  28. 28. Lisa LOMBARDI Business Development & International Relations Manager (UCL) [email_address] Tel +32 10 47 91 34 Jean-Marc SIMOENS Chief Engineer (UCL) [email_address] Tel +32 10 47 80 69 Françoise DUPLAT Counsellor, Economic Department (IBW) [email_address] Tel +32 67 21 71 11 Illustrations from slideshop.com PROFESSIONAL TEAMS
  29. 29. <ul><li>privileged location close to Brussels, very well connected </li></ul><ul><li>strong business environment </li></ul><ul><li>ideal workplace next to a University of excellence </li></ul><ul><li>direct link to innovation and R&D </li></ul><ul><li>professional support services </li></ul><ul><li>partnerships with innovative regions all around the world </li></ul><ul><li>multi-services on site (restaurant, wellness, utilities, conference center, …) </li></ul><ul><li>green fields, offices and high-tech facilities available </li></ul><ul><li>… </li></ul><ul><li>And many more! </li></ul>IN CONCLUSION …
  30. 30. www.llnsciencepark.be QUESTIONS? S E W N Zoom