Developing and managing various types of ‘areas of innovation’ requires involvement from both the private and public sector. IADP holds a diverse palet of partners, ranging from international design, consultancy, finance and engineering firms to managers and owners of these specific sites and areas. The combination of commercial and non-commercial partners offers a great mix of expertise, skills, experience and networks.
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The IADP consortium is represented by the following experts:
Jacques van Dinteren, president IADP (Zjak Consult)
Zjak Consult advises governments, real estate industry and companies on the (re)development of urban projects and also takes care of formulating strategies that improve the economic development of cities and regions. In urban projects, there is a certain emphasis on various types of business estates and multifunctional areas. The office takes a special interest in all kinds of innovation areas. IADP-representative of Zjak Consult is Jacques van Dinteren. Contact details: email@example.com / +31 682 432 514.
Paul Jansen, vice president IADP (Caudata / Arup)
Caudata provides strategic advice to private and public clients in the field of real estate & area development, urban economics, business resilience and areas of innovation, like science parks, university campuses and innovation districts. Founder of Caudata is Paul Jansen who also represents Arup at IADP. IADP-representative of Caudata is Paul Jansen. Contact details: firstname.lastname@example.org / +31 653 576 399.
Laurens Tait (Arup)
Arup is an independent global firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists offering a broad range of professional services. By our global presence we are involved in the development of numerous real estate and infrastructural projects in areas of innovation. IADP-representatives of Arup are Laurens Tait and Paul Jansen. Contact details: Laurens.Tait@arup.com / +31 203 058 500 and Paul Jansen: email@example.com / +31 653 576 399.
Maurice Horsten (Bossche Investerings Maatschappij)
The Bossche Investerings Maatschappij (BIM) is an important player in the economy of the city of ‘s-Hertogenbosch (The Netherlands) and its region. They provide suitable accommodation in various themed locations and takes care of setting up and developing communities. Here the entrepreneur meets colleagues from the same industry, like the creative sector, food industry, and ICT sector. IADP-representative of NV BIM is Maurice Horsten: firstname.lastname@example.org / +31 634 743 883.
Edward van der Meer (Campus Groningen)
Two locations managed as one ecosystem for public-private collaboration. This makes Campus Groningen one of the larger significant campuses in the Netherlands with currently 190 companies, three knowledge centres (RUG, UMCG and HG) and more than 45,000 students. IADP-representative of Campus Groningen is Edward van der Meer. Contact details:
email@example.com / +31 503 615 050
Caroline Giezeman (City of Rotterdam)
In its economic and spatial economic policy, the City of Rotterdam focuses, among others, on the new economy, as it is innovative, sustainable, circular and digital. Rotterdam has a robust innovation ecosystem that manifests itself in numerous innovation areas in the city. Rotterdam supports sectors such as CleanTech, Life Sciences and Health, Food, and Maritime. IADP representative of the City of Rotterdam is Caroline Giezeman. Contact details: firstname.lastname@example.org / + 31 610 349 941
Eric Stuiver (Deerns)
Deerns is committed to contributing to a healthy, safe and sustainable living environment. With ~500 specialists worldwide in the field of technical infrastructure for buildings and high-tech facilities, Deerns is truly an international firm. From programming to design to implementation and aftercare: Deerns brings concepts to life. Eric Stuiver is Deerns’ IADP-representative: email@example.com / +31 622 482 133
Roger van Hoesel (Food Mountain)
Food Mountain works on a more sustainable, more inclusive and healthier food system. Global food chains will have to become more sustainable, more inclusive and healthier. Food Mountain supports companies in finding effective partnerships in the most suitable ecosystems and formulating an ecosystem strategy that guarantees optimal results for the company. IADP-representative of Food Mountain is Roger van Hoesel. Contact details: firstname.lastname@example.org / +31 630 041 2 57.
Marjolein Brasz (Foodvalley NL)
Foodvalley NL is the primary knowledge-intensive agrifood ecosystem in Wageningen, The Netherlands. This ecosystem offers a platform of resources and opportunities to an (inter)national business network to accelerate innovation and market introduction. And to attract potential partners and investors, thereby stimulating the economy and realising ambitions in the region and far beyond. IADP representative of Foodvalley is Marjolein Brasz. Contact details: email@example.com / +31 317 427 095 | +31 685 220 281
Chiel van Dijen (Kadans Science Partner)
Kadans Science Partner is uniquely familiar with the needs of innovative organisations and how to translate these into high-quality, sustainable facilities on campuses and science parks. IADP-representative of Kadans Science Partner is Chiel van Dijen. Contact details: firstname.lastname@example.org / +31 411 625 628.
Bart Brands (Karres en Brands)
Since 1997 Karres en Brands has worked on diverse projects, studies and competitions, both at home and abroad. Their work encompasses every scale of spatial design, from area strategies and infrastructural projects to parks and gardens, and from urban planning assignments to product design. IADP-representative of Karres en Brands is Bart Brands. Contact details: email@example.com / +31 356 422 962.
Frank Werner (KCAP)
KCAP Architects&Planners is an office for architecture, urban design and urban planning, established in Rotterdam (NL), Zürich (CH) and Shanghai (CN). With a multi-disciplinary approach to complex design issues, KCAP has gained extensive experience in large-scale urban design and master planning, waterfront redevelopments, campus design and public transportation hubs. IADP-representative for KCAP is Frank Werner. Contact details: firstname.lastname@example.org / +31 107 890 300.
Rikus Wolbers (Novio Tech Campus)
Knowledge, business and innovation come together at Novio Tech Campus in Nijmegen (The Netherlands). The underlying philosophy: sharing knowledge for growth. Novio Tech Campus connects entrepreneurs to the expertise, facilities and (inter)national networks of companies and knowledge institutions. Also, the campus offers state-of-the-art research infrastructure and accommodation for entrepreneurs and researchers in Health and High Tech. IADP representative of the Novio Tech Campus is Rikus Wolbers. Contact details: email@example.com / +31 628 876 081
Daniël Mutsaers (PT/F2Connect)
The professionals of PT/F2Connect act as knowledge partner and connector. We help clients improve business, organizational and financial processes. Within PT, the F2Connect label stands for strategic advice, elaboration and implementation of complete facility & hospitality service concepts. We believe that facility and hospitality services make a difference. IADP-representative of PT/F2Connect is Daniël Mutsaers. Contact details: Daniel.Mutsaers@wijzijnpt.nl / +31 621 580 395.
Josep Miquel Piqué (La Salle Technova)
Based in Barcelona La Salle Technova is one of Europe’s leading incubators. IADP representative from La Salle Technova is Josep Miquel Piqué, an expert in innovation ecosystems, open innovation and entrepreneurship. He has been CEO of the innovation district 22@Barcelona and president of the International Association of Science Parks and Areas of Innovation (IASP). Contact details: firstname.lastname@example.org / +34 932 902 465.
Roy Pype (Proof of the sum)
Proof of the sum helps knowledge-driven organisations to enhance knowledge sharing throughout their facilities, from small scale co-working environment up to complete ecosystems within a campus. Proof of the sum takes care of innovative design concepts, tendering, building and finally getting the last desks in place. IADP-representative of Proof of the sum is Roy Pype. Contact details: email@example.com / +31 624 491 666.
Marnic Aarts (Province of North-Brabant)
Noord-Brabant (English: North Brabant) is a province of the Netherlands. North Brabant invests in innovation, by supporting campuses and work locations for innovative firms and organisations. Focus is on food & nutrition, life sciences & medical technology, maintenance, high-tech manufacturing industry and biobased economy. Brainport Industries Campus, Automotive Campus, Pivot Park, Metalot and Green Chemistry Campus are well-known cases. For a full overview, see map. IADP representative of Province North-Brabant is Marnic Aarts. Contact details: firstname.lastname@example.org / +31 655 686 617
Reinoud Fleurke (Schiphol Area Development Company – SADC)
SADC (Schiphol Area Development Company N.V.) develops high quality, accessible, (inter)nationally competitive business locations in the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area. SADC was established in 1987 by public and private sector parties eager to utilise the economic potential of the city and airport by joining forces and hence to strengthen the region’s competitive position both domestically and internationally. IADP representative of Schiphol Area Development Company is Reinoud Fleurke. Contact details: R.Fleurke@sadc.nl / + 31 651 859 939
Oscar Arenz (Strukton Worksphere)
Strukton Worksphere is active in environments in which technology makes the difference. They use data-driven methods and expertise to design, create and maintain healthy, sustainable and comfortable buildings and environments for Science-, Innovation- and Industrial manufacturing facilities. The point of departure for everything Strukton does is the users’ needs, as well as the client’s business process. On this basis, Strukton develops the best fitting maintenance, new development and renovation solutions; always aiming for tight and long-term relationships with their clients. IADP representative of Strukton Worksphere is Oscar Arenz. Contact details: email@example.com / +31 611 245 159
Tom Minderhoud (UNStudio)
UNStudio is an international architectural design studio specializing in architecture, interior architecture, product design, urban development and infrastructural projects. The office is located in Amsterdam, with two full-service sister offices in Shanghai and Hong Kong. IADP-representative of UNStudio is Tom Minderhoud. Contact details: firstname.lastname@example.org / +31 205 702 040.
Jan Henk van der Velden (Utrecht Science Park)
Utrecht Science Park brings competences from business, industry and academia together to design and create healthier, safer and more sustainable cities for today and subsequent generations. The core competences are combined into strategic themes in the domains of Life Sciences & Health, Sustainability, and Applied Gaming to support this ambition. IADP representative of the Utrecht Science Park is Jan Henk van der Velden. Contact details: email@example.com / +31 308 004 490
Brigitte Drees (Pivot Park)
Pivot Life Science Park (Oss, The Netherlands) offers companies a high-end pharma R&D infrastructure. When working at Pivot Park, you are automatically part of an active, innovative pharma R&D community, which acts as a hub to an even more extensive international network and contributes to a healthy society. IADP-representative of Pivot Park is Brigitte Drees. Contact details: firstname.lastname@example.org / +31 621 613 066.
Cees van der Wolf (University of Amsterdam)
University of Amsterdam is one of Europe’s most prominent research-led universities. It is a modern institution with a long and rich history dating from 1632. The University of Amsterdam (UvA) is consistently ranked among the world’s best universities in global rankings. It is a top 100 university in the THE Rankings, QS Rankings and Leiden Ranking. IADP representative of the University of Amsterdam is Cees van der Wolf. Contact details: email@example.com / +31 629 264 624.
Kristie Lamers (RvN@)
The RvN@ movement is creating experimental collaboration space for companies, government agencies and educational institutes in the region Rijk van Nijmegen (The Netherlands). In this ecosystem, the participants are working in communities on solutions for social challenges and entrepreneurial issues. RvN@ focusses on industry and sector crossovers on the domains: smart & IT, circular economy, health &food, and innovative entrepreneurship. IADP representative of RvN@ is Kristie Lamers. Contact details: firstname.lastname@example.org / +31 648 386 780