Developing and managing various types of ‘areas of innovation’ requires involvement from both the private and public sectors. IADP holds a diverse palette 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.

If you are interested in becoming a partner, please visit this page with all the details (as the meetings take place in The Netherlands, membership is, in essence, reserved for consultancies, organisations and institutions located in the Netherlands and Belgium).

The IADP partnership is represented by the following experts:

Jacques van Dinteren, president IADP (Zjak Consult)

Zjak Consult advises governments, the 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. The IADP-representative of Zjak Consult is Jacques van Dinteren. Contact details: / +31 682 432 514.

Paul Jansen, vice president IADP (Arup)

Arup is an independent global firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists offering a broad range of professional services. Through our global presence, we are involved in developing numerous real estate and infrastructural projects in areas of innovation. IADP-representative of Arup is Paul Jansen. Contact details: / +31 653 576 399.

Olle Overbosch (ASR Dutch Science Park Fund)

ASR Dutch Science Park Fund invests in commercial real estate on science parks in the Netherlands, in partnership with local entities, such as universities, or on a stand-alone basis. We realize fully serviced office and lab space and multi-tenant buildings with shared facilities. We aim to offer our tenants an inspiring work environment where the main focus is on innovation, knowledge development and knowledge sharing.
IADP-representative of ASR Dutch Science Park Fund is Olle Overbosch. Contact details: / +31 630 506 841

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 take 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. The IADP-representative of NV BIM is Maurice Horsten: / +31 634 743 883.

Erik Veurink (Brainport Industries Campus)

Brainport Industries Campus is the first location where high-tech suppliers not only produce but also innovate together. Using shared knowledge and shared valuable facilities such as flexible production areas, warehouses but also offices. Together, all parties determine the image for national and international customers. The campus is the ideal place of business for technology suppliers in the high-tech manufacturing industry who want to do business, innovate and produce together. The IADP-representative of Brainport Industries Campus (BIC) is Erik Veurink. Contact details: / +31 612 998 097

Edward van der Meer (Campus Groningen)

Campus Groningen is the innovative capital of the Northern Netherlands. For startups, innovative companies, talent, high-tech industries, and research and development in Healthy Ageing, Sustainability, and Energy. At Campus Groningen there are 230 companies, 3 knowledge institutes (University of Groningen, UMCG, Hanze University of Applied Sciences), about 50.000 students and more than 20.000 jobs. Edward van der Meer represents Campus Groningen. Contact details: / +31 503 615 050

René Keuzenkamp (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 René Keuzenkamp. Contact details: / + 31 651 385 109.  

Arjan Richter (Day Creative)

At DAY we’re more than designers. We are creators who can turn your places, spaces, and brands into valuable experiences. Our expertise lies in the intersection of strategy, brand, spatial/interior design, and experience design. We believe in creating dynamic work environments that encourage continuous innovation, creativity, and collaboration. That’s why we have developed our Dynamic Spaces approach, which offers a solution for developers and managers of innovation hubs and campuses, who want to embrace new business models based on area and community eco-system development.
IADP-representatives of Day Creative are Arjan Richter (Head of Strategy; photo) and Theo Glaudemans (CEO). Contact details: +31 20 77 150 77 or by email and

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: / +31 622 482 133

Roy van Lieshout (Dura Vermeer)

Dura Vermeer, founded in 1855, is an independent family business with activities in the fields of construction, real estate and infrastructure. We combine a strong regional presence with the knowledge, strength and resources of a company that operates nationwide. We have more than twenty independent operating companies. One of these is Dura Vermeer Vastgoed B.V. which is engaged in developing commercial real estate and, in particular, buildings for life science, health and biotech. The IADP-representative of Dura Vermeer is Roy van Lieshout. Contact details: / +316512119 56

Koen Klijn (Ector Hoogstad Architects)

Everything we do at Ector Hoogstad Architects is driven by our desire for progress. The firm’s roots go all the way back to the post-war reconstruction of Rotterdam, and the spirit of that period shaped our no-nonsense approach to work and our preference for rational, practical solutions. Just as it did our love for the poetry of clarity, space, transparency and beautiful materials. We are optimists focusing on designing architecture for the knowledge economy, and our buildings provide ideal conditions for collaboration, inspiration and creativity. Within IADP, Ector Hoogstad Architects is represented by Koen Klijn. Contact details: / + 31 6 264 222 71. You can also contact Joost Ector: / +31 6 2426 1634

Baukje de Jong (Energy & Health Campus)

Knowledge, business and innovation come together at the Energy & Health Campus in the Dune Valley of Petten (Netherlands). This strong knowledge-based Energy & Nuclear Health ecosystem offers a unique platform for collaboration and opportunities to regional and (inter)national business networks to accelerate innovation and market introduction in the area of sustainable energy transition and nuclear medicine. And in doing so, stimulating the economy and realizing the ambitions in de North-Holland region and NL as a world market player. IADP representative of the Energy & Health Campus is Baukje de Jong. Contact details:
+31 643006301 or Heleen Röling,, +31 654655673

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. The IADP-representative of Food Mountain is Roger van Hoesel. Contact details: / +31 630 041 2 57.

Michael Hendriks (Hendriks Bouw & Ontwikkeling)

For 100 years Hendriks Bouw & Ontwikkeling (link to website) has been working on the world of tomorrow. From developing an area to managing installations; everything under one roof. That means a complete service package with short lead times. Besides housing construction, Hendriks Bouw & Ontwikkeling also focuses on the realization of innovation areas and buildings. Examples include the Talentencampus (Oss), Dome-X (Oss) and the Brabant Life Science Park (Drunen). Contact person is Michael Hendriks: +31 653 713 764 /

Han Wiendels (HMO)

HMO works together with municipalities and entrepreneurs on modern, well-functioning business areas in the Dutch province of Overijssel through research, advice and investment. Areas of innovation occupy a special place in this, such as Kennispark Twente (high tech), S/park (chemical sector), Polymer Science Park (plastics technology), and the High Tech Systems Park (HTSP). Han Wiendels is HMO’s IADP-representative: / +31 653 219 122.

Tom Straeter (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. By offering tailor-made solutions and providing access to innovation ecosystems, Kadans optimizes the success of its tenants and stimulates innovation. IADP-representative of Kadans Science Partner is Tom Straeter. Contact details: / +31 411 625 625.

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: / +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: / +31 107 890 300.

Marike Bezema (Kennispark Twente)

Kennispark Twente is among the top 3 largest innovation campuses in the Netherlands. The intensive cooperation between knowledge institutions, research institutes and entrepreneurs makes this campus the most entrepreneurial in Europe. With the presence of the University of Twente and its focus on high-tech companies, there is plenty of room for new developments in the fields of MedTech, Organ-on-a-chip, Robotics, Advanced Manufacturing, Chip Design, Materials and AI/Smart IT. In these clusters, science actually develops into business. Kennispark aims to become the innovative breeding ground where research institutes, startups and the high-tech business community create the ecosystem: ‘where science becomes business’!
Within IADP Kennispark Twente is represented by Marike Bezema. Contact details: / +31 6 420 95 795

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: / +34 932 902 465.

Jacques van Dinteren (Life Science Park Brabant)

A plan has been conceived by several parties to develop a compact science park as part of the Steenenburg Estate in Drunen (the Netherlands), which will focus specifically on the development of products and medicines that should lead to a significant improvement in the lives of neurological patients. During development, great attention will be paid to the incorporation of the park into the beautiful surrounding nature. Contact person is Jacques van Dinteren: / +31 682 432 514.


Bert Krikke (Noviotech Campus)

Knowledge, business and innovation come together at Noviotech Campus in Nijmegen (The Netherlands). The underlying philosophy: sharing knowledge for growth. Noviotech 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 Noviotech Campus is Bert Krikke. Contact details: /
+31 653 763 039

Laurens Kil (Physicus)

Physicus is an independent real estate investment company founded in 2020 and based in the Netherlands. They focus on investment- and asset management. They pride themselves on developing and creating proactive and creative solutions. Base Investments aims to find and acquire the right opportunity, structure the deal, define the best strategy, execute the plan and realize target returns. Base focuses specifically on the life science sector, among others. Physicus is represented within IADP by Laurens Kil: / +31 653 862 168

Martin le Loux (Poonawalla Science Park BV)

At the Utrecht Science Park Bilthoven (USPB) in The Netherlands, various companies and organisations in the field of life sciences and biotechnology are located. The coming years will see a major transformation of the park once the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) moves to the nearby Utrecht Science Park. This will offer plenty of room for new developments and a rearrangement of the current users of the park. Poonawalla Science Park BV is the owner and manager of USPB since 2016. The employees of Poonawalla Science Park have specific knowledge about the park, the infrastructure, the buildings, laboratories and clean rooms. IADP-representative of Poonawalla Science Park BV is Martin le Loux : / +31 652 524 420

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: / +31 621 613 066.

Roeland Buckinx (POM Limburg)

Work, do business, innovate or excel in the friendliest place in Flanders? POM Limburg is the economic development company of the Belgian province of Limburg. We accelerate both the Limburg economy and the ambitions of our partners. In its economic development strategy, POM Limburg actively pursues campus development with a focus on innovation, internationalisation, entrepreneurship and talent development. With spearhead-related campus development, we strengthen the economic fabric. IADP-representative of POM Limburg is Roeland Buckinx. Contact details:

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 environments 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: / +31 624 491 666.

Harro van Neerven (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. The focus is on food & nutrition, life sciences & medical technology, maintenance, high-tech manufacturing industry and biobased economy. Brainport Industries CampusAutomotive CampusPivot ParkMetalot and Green Chemistry Campus are well-known cases. For a full overview, see map. IADP representative of Province North-Brabant is Harro van Neerven. Contact details: / 06 1830 3041

Ellis ten Dam (Royal HaskoningDHV)

Royal HaskoningDHV is an independent international engineering consultancy that is leading the way in sustainable development and innovation. Operating globally, the organisation is involved in vital activities for the smooth functioning of society across public and private sectors. Key themes for discussions with all partners of IADP include cocreation on campus level, cooperation between public and private organisations and knowledge institutes, sustainability and the energy transition – from regional levels to estate portfolios and individual buildings. IADP-representatives of Royal HaskoningDHV are Ellis ten Dam and Floortje Jansen: / + 31 6 53 31 92 60 and / + 31 6 27 61 86 39

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@ focuses on industry and sector crossovers in the domains: smart & IT, circular economy, health &food, and innovative entrepreneurship. The IADP representative of RvN@ is Kristie Lamers. Contact details: / +31 648 386 780

Pieter Dijckmeester (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 strengthen the region’s competitive position both domestically and internationally. IADP representative of Schiphol Area Development Company is Pieter Dijckmeester. Contact details: / +31 652 648 589.

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: / +31 205 702 040.

Jan Henk van der Velden (Utrecht Science Park)

Utrecht Science Park brings competencies from business, industry and academia together to design and create healthier, safer and more sustainable cities for today and subsequent generations. The core competencies 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: / +31 308 004 490

Rogier van Keulen en Wiebe Daalderop (VKZ)

VKZ is the expert and pragmatic partner in complex spatial and real estate developments. Science
campuses are thereby part of our expertise. We are in the Dutch top 10 consultancy agencies in
spatial development. Our daily work consists of (re)developing, (re)constructing buildings and making inventories of complete real estate portfolios. We strive for the highest attainable goal for our clients. Not only for today but also for the sustainable future. IADP representatives of VKZ are Rogier van Keulen (director/owner of VKZ; foto) and Wiebe Daalderop (director/owner of VKZ). Contact details: +31 30 251 74 76 or by mail and

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