unlock_ is where Life Science and Health entrepreneurs, startups and scale-ups in the Netherlands crack open global health problems. At the Leiden Bio Science Park, we provide the structure, the program, the network and the instruments you need to turn an idea into a solution.
Startups at the Leiden Bio Science Park find the keys for making animal and human lives healthier and longer; solutions that have a huge effect on all our well-being. These could be drug innovations, but also medical instruments, or a new technology that doesn’t exist yet.
Tailored to help you
make lives healthier
Established 35 years ago, the Leiden Bio Science Park has evolved into the Netherlands’ largest Life Sciences & Health cluster, connecting talent, researchers and entrepreneurs to work on achieving healthy lives for everyone. Within the district you will find educational and research institutions, unique facilities and valuable collaboration on the entire drug development chain.
The Leiden Bio Science Park is a hub for progress. The team focuses on the positioning of the district and its community of more than 20,000 innovators. With access to Knowledge, Innovation, Human Capital, Capital and Market, it’s streamlined to be the most efficient learning and production process between and within these learning communities.
We provide a tailored incubator program which opens doors for Life Science & Health startups in the Netherlands to the rich ecosystem of businesses, research institutions and knowledge centers at the Leiden Bio Science Park.
Entrepreneurship should be engrained in society, a valid carreer option for everyone with a great idea. unlock_ provides a place to encourage these ideas and the people behind them.
Is your idea an idea worth creating a company for? This is the central question in the pre-incubation phase. The unlock_program helps students, researchers, entrepreneurs and employees validate all their assumptions they made in their business cases.
Starting your LSH or Biotech company comes with many challenges. The goal of the incubation program is to support early stage founders, researchers, and employees, in successfully navigating the first stages of your startup or spin-off.