Region

BioPartner Center Maastricht is located at the centre of the ELAt tri-national life sciences cluster. ELAt is a cross-border network which links the knowledge regions Eindhoven, Leuven and Aachen with one another, forming a European technological top region. ELAt aims at promoting a knowledge economy via cross-border and interregional cooperation and is of the Europe’s fastest growing region’s with:

  • Life Science core competences in the field of: biotechnology, cardiovascular research, neurosciences and biomaterials
  • Seven universities and three university hospitals within a radius of 50 km
  • Superb conditions for European marketing & sales offices with related logistics
  • Excellent opportunities for contract research and clinical trials
  • 17,000 life sciences students
  • More than 300 medical technology and biotechnology including international players such as Medtronic, Grünenthal, Philips, DSM, Eurogentec and Dyax
  • 130 public and private research institutes and groups in life sciences
  • 30 technology centres, from incubators to business innovation centres and university science parks or business accommodations with clean room facilities
  • Internationally minded staff and a large expat population