Leiden Bio Science Park (LBSP) - where innovative organisations thrive

Housing over 215 organisations, including 150 Life Sciences & Health (LSH) companies – from start-ups to multinationals – and several internationally acclaimed research institutes, the LBSP is the largest LSH cluster in the Netherlands.

And we keep growing.

A stimulating international community

LBSP proves to be an appealing environment to a diverse range of experts. We are a community of development with researchers, entrepreneurs, scientists and students – Together we create opportunities to innovate. Dedicated to Drug Development, 
Bio-pharmaceutical education, professional training, Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Data Science, (business) services, and more.

In addition, we host two wonderful life science museums, the Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) and 5 faculties of Leiden University. With 21,000 people on site, co-creation and integrative research are at the heart of the LBSP.

At the LBSP both bio science companies and research institutes are active across all phases of drug development
— Esther Peters, Director LBSP Foundation


Mobility & Infrastructure

Spanning 110 hectares, LBSP is committed to excellent accessibility of its infrastructure. The LBSP is easy to reach from nearby cities like Amsterdam, Leiden, The Hague and Rotterdam, as well as Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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Research institutes

LBSP conducts research in the fields of Drug Discovery, Medicine, Chemistry, Biology-Biodiversity, Artificial Intelligence and Data Science.

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Profile of LBSP

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Careers & Education

As the LBSP houses more than 215 organisations mostly focused on Drug Discovery and Development, interesting job opportunities and internships come up often. Here you will find an abundance of rewarding work places and varied roles to kickstart your career in science.

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As by far the largest LSH hub in the Netherlands, we are the lead innovator in our field. Working together has proven to be crucial when it comes to innovation. That’s why we collaborate with established partners in reaching our joint goals.

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Map organisations

We offer state-of-the-art facilities, such as our Biotech Training Facility, Naturalis, CORPUS congress centre, and more. In addition, a diverse set of organisations provide support on-site. From the Entrepreneurs Association to guidance on research funding and practical tips for expats.

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LBSP international

LBSP is already receiving international attention as a benchmark, due to its current transformation efforts to change from science park into an innovation district.

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Since the start of the LBSP, access to Knowledge, Innovation, Human Capital, Capital and Market already resulted in the establishment of 34 new companies on the premises. LBSP bundles every aspect your business or organisation needs to flourish. We’d love for you to join us!

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Shared Facilities

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Dutch Bio Science Week

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About us

We are LBSP Foundation. Our team works hard to provide a dynamic environment for life science professionals to flourish in. Together, we develop Europe’s leading innovation district.

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