Development of the Amsterdam Science Park
The Amsterdam Science Park is one of the largest science campuses in Europe. It is an area of 70 hectares hosting research laboratories, educational institutions, and internationally leading companies in fields of science and research. The landowners include the University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research, and the municipality of Amsterdam.
The role of STONE22
STONE22 (in the role of Geert Haksteen) held a position on the board of directors at Matrix Innovation Center for over 12 years, from 2006-2019, and was closely involved in the development and expansion of the Amsterdam Science Park. STONE22 contributed to various themes such as the profiling and commercial repositioning of the Amsterdam Science Park as a business location (including a new name and logo in 2014), the acquisition of new partners for the Amsterdam Science Park, the establishment of a professional management organization (Stichting Science & Business Amsterdam Science Park), the development and set-up of facilities including parking, park management, meeting facilities, and high-quality hospitality services.