Leiden Bio Science Park houses approximately 106 medical life sciences companies and institutions, as well as the largest number of bioscience start-ups in the Netherlands. It is the location of several multinationals and internationally-acclaimed research institutes that focus on innovative medicines, vaccines, diagnostics and platform technologies. The Science Park offers accessible state-of-the-art research facilities and training facilities, such as the Biotech Training Facility, and has a highly-educated life sciences work force.
Elements consists of six large floors of 2,000 m2 in size, creating a total of 12,000 m2 of rentable space. Below the office and lab floors is a parking area with capacity for 170 cars, as well as two levels of bicycle parking. An outside garden allows people to meet and to welcome visitors. From here, there is easy access to the floors above.
WELL is a new measure which uses human comfort and health as its central focus. It comprises seven sections (Air, Water, Nourishment, Light, Fitness, Comfort and Mind). Credits are awarded in each category and in that sense, this standard is comparable to BREEAM. We see WELL as a good complement to BREEAM, as it adds softer (yet equally important) values like movement, care and relaxation, to more measurable ones like daylight or ventilation.
Status: Schematic Design PhaseMore information can be found on https://elementsleiden.nl/