Science Park Amsterdam

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Science Park Amsterdam is a science park in the Oost/Watergraafsmeer city district of Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The park comprises 70 hectares (175 acres) and provides accommodations for science, business, and housing. Science Park Amsterdam focusses on information technology and life sciences. The knowledge-based institutions at the science park include institutes of the natural science faculties of the University of Amsterdam, several research institutes, and related companies. Three of the colocations of the Amsterdam Internet Exchange are at the institutes SARA, NIKHEF, and Equinix-AM3 at the science park.

In 2009, the Amsterdam Science Park railway station was opened by mayor Job Cohen.

Science and business[edit]

AMOLF at the Science Park

Housing[edit]

At the science park, 314 residences and 721 student units have been completed. An additional 423 residences and 617 student units are planned. [1]

Leisure[edit]

  • Café-restaurant 'Polder' (temporary location adjacent to the historical Anna Hoeve farm)
  • University Sports Centre (official opening October 8, 2010)[2]
  • Sports Café 'Oerknal'
  • Meet & Eat Restaurant

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Coordinates: 52°21′22″N 4°57′11″E / 52.356°N 4.953°E / 52.356; 4.953