Your place to

connect, collab

and innovate in red biotech

The Health Innovation District (Hid) is an innovation campus in Amsterdam focused on red biotech. Here, start-ups, scale-ups and knowledge institutions work together on advancements in healthcare.At the Hid, fundamental research, complex diagnostics and the development and production of medicines and vaccines are supported.The campus is located in the immediate vicinity of Amsterdam’s city center. With a footprint of 60.000 m² and close to the EMA, Schiphol, Sanquin, and the Dutch Cancer Institute, the Hid is the optimal environment for connecting, collaborating and innovating.

Available space

Lab Spaces
starting from 36m2

Unlock your scientific potential in their flexible lab environments

  • 36m2 MLII casco+
  • Option to connect multiple spaces
  • Rent includes service costs and general campus services
  • Additional tailor-made services available upon request
  • Design own lay-out and custom fit-out

Workplace @ Shared office copy

Empower your start-up with their collaborative workspaces

  • Per employee/workplace
  • All-in price per quarter
  • Ideal for a start-up in combination with a lab space and consultancy firms

Private office
starting form 4 persons

private offices at the heart of biotech innovation

  • Starting from 24m2
  • Rent includes service costs and general services
  • Additional tailor-made services available upon request

HiD Members

Hid thrives on community. Regular events and collaborations bring together their campus residents. And with the Sanquin Academy, integral to Hid, they offer specialized training in blood-related research and therapies.

The Pelidome, their corporate restaurant, serves daily fresh sandwiches, soups, warm meals, and more, creating a perfect spot for casual meetings and networking. Their auditorium, accommodating up to 150 people, offers a dynamic venue for a wide array of events. This space is available for rent, providing a perfect setting for presentations, seminars and collaborative meetings.

Furthermore, Hid provides several consultancy services residing at the campus, offering expert advice and support to its community. These services range from business development to scientific research, equipping every resident with the tools needed to succeed and innovate in the life sciences sector.

Other hid member benefits:

ServiceCampus ServiceAdditional Service
Cleaning of common areas 
Cleaning of rented spaces 
Cleanroom cleaning 
Window cleaning
Sanitary consumables
Pest control 
Maintenance of campus grounds 
De-icing of campus grounds 
Restaurant Pelidome
Catering on request 
Vending machines 
Coffee machines (incl. tea, hot & cold water) 
Event service 
Meeting rooms
Personal clothing 
Flower bouquets 
Indoor plants for common areas
Indoor plants for rented spaces 
Outdoor landscaping for campus grounds 
Security
Reception 
Facility Service Center 
Waste disposal
SZA containers 
Mailroom 
Repro 
Printing 
Fruit baskets 
Signage
Glassware washing 
Access control 
Parking 
Space modifications 
Workspace setup 
Furniture 
Moving services 
Technical: Issue resolution 
Technical: Maintenance service 
Technical: Project management 
Installation management: Special utilities 
Installation management: Equipment management 
Building and space management 
Housing advice 
ICT
Emergency response team

ReSearch and business environment

INTERN

Their expertise in the red biotech fosters the development of groundbreaking solutions in life sciences. They provide access to a wide range of expertise, supporting the innovation process. Hid offers her start-up entrepreneurs support in various ways. From advice on issues such as patenting and knowledge transfer, to practical support in the field of housing and access to facilities and investors.

The robust R&D capabilities within their ecosystem across diverse research disciplines are a direct result of the historic proficiency from Sanquin research and the Blood Supply Foundation, both of which are prominently located on the Hid. With a dynamic community of over 2,000 PhD students, biochemists, researchers, lab technicians, professors and other professionals specialized in production, up-scaling, clinical studies and regulatory affairs, the Hid stands as a hub of innovation. It is there that a new wave of patient-centric solutions is being conceptualized and realized.

EXTERN

Hid is part of the De Plantijn city district in Amsterdam Nieuw-West. This neighborhood is a collaborative venture between Sanquin, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, Cordaan, and Centrum voor Zorg Slotervaart, aiming to seamlessly combine care, research, living and education. Situated within the broader Schinkelkwartier, which bridges Amsterdam New West and South, De Plantijn is evolving to be a balanced mix of residential, healthcare, and educational facilities.

The involved entities, under the umbrella of the Plantijn Foundation, have developed a comprehensive plan in alignment with the city's guidelines, emphasizing green spaces and efficient infrastructure.

Located in the strategic and accessible location of Amsterdam, Hid takes advantage of an excellent transportation network and proximity to Schiphol Airport. This facilitates the effortless movement of companies, researchers, and healthcare professionals from around the globe. Besides, Amsterdam is renowned for its rich educational and research environment. Numerous universities, research institutes, and the European Medicines Agency (EMA) are situated within the city, creating an ideal knowledge and business climate for your venture.

Reachability

Located in the strategic and accessible location of Amsterdam, Hid takes advantage of an excellent transportation network and proximity to Schiphol Airport. This facilitates the effortless movement of companies, researchers, and healthcare professionals from around the globe.

Amsterdam is renowned for its rich educational and research environment. Numerous universities, research institutes, and the European Medicines Agency (EMA) are situated within the city, creating an ideal knowledge and business climate for your venture.

You will find the park area and parking building from the entrance on Plesmanlaan after 200 metres on the right and from the entrance on Louwesweg after 500 metres on the left. When you enter the car park, this is also clearly indicated on the signs.

The address of the car park and the parking building is Louwesweg 12.