Opening doors
in Life Science
& Health


About the incubator

unlock_ is where startups in Life Science and Health crack open global health problems. At the Bio Science Park Leiden, we provide the structure, the program, the network and the instruments you need to turn an idea into a solution.

Startups at 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 wellbeing. 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 and longer


Our partners

Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum Janssen Biotech Training Facility Plnt Leiden centre for innovation and entrepreneurship Leiden Provincie Zuid Holland Biopartner Center Leiden Leiden Bio Science Park Universiteit Leiden Innovation Quarter


We provide a tailored incubator program which opens doors for startups in Life Science & Health to the rich ecosystem of businesses, research institutions and knowledge centres at the Leiden Bio Science Park.
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    The richest ecosystem in the Netherlands

    Our program provides access to the Leiden Bio Science Park, one of the five largest and most scientifically distinguished Life Science & Health clusters in Europe.
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    Tailored to your startup and your future

    Based on the Harvard-developed Healthcare Innovation Cycle, unlock_'s program joins a methodology which has now helped more than 1,000 Life Science & Health startups to grow.
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    With entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs

    In the incubator programme, startups come into contact with experienced Life Science & Health entrepreneurs. The coaching pool only includes companies which have successfully completed the same steps as our candidates.
“Today's entrepreneurs open the door to a healthier life for people and animals in the near future.”
Our mission

Make life healthier with ideas

Entrepreneurship is essential for the Life Science & Health sector. Today's entrepreneurs open the door to a healthier life for people and animals in the near future. We believe that those entrepreneurs who are convinced that their ideas can make people and animals' lives healthier, will be the ones to do just that.

Get in touch

We love speaking to people with ideas, or questions. So whatever yours are, please don't hesitate to contact us.