Labs, offices and shared spaces

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Whether you are a biopharma start-up, scale-up or mature business, we have the perfect accommodation in an inspiring community to take your company to the next level. From fully equipped labs to cool offices and fun shared spaces.

The right conditions to discover, grow and succeed

Pivot Park is one of the fastest growing campuses in the Netherlands, in one of the most science-focused regions in the country. Building on a proven track record, the campus is now focused on the next phase of its growth, including constructing two new buildings and redeveloping an existing one.

World-class biopharmaceutical facilities
All you need from discovery to market

Pivot Park is the ideal location for innovators in the pharmaceutical sector. We help entrepreneurs achieve their ambitions by providing cutting-edge facilities and infrastructure, and by creating and stimulating mutual learning and knowledge exchange. Park tenants include on-site funding advisors with expertise in mergers, acquisitions and partnerships, and many Pivot Park companies offer their highly specialised equipment for use by the community.

The Pivot Park ecosystem helps ambitious entrepreneurs mitigate some of the risks inherent in drug discovery and R&D. It can also ensure they get the support they need to accelerate their growth. By connecting organisations, we accelerate the development of pharmaceutical innovation to the benefit of the companies and people who work here.

In addition to being a centre for pharma knowledge, Pivot Park is also part of the life sciences, agri-food processing and logistics axis in and around the city of Oss. This provides an exceptional network of industry, research, academic and professional training organisations to support your business. Oss is also part of the wider knowledge network in the province of North Brabant.

Our offering

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Pivot Park tenants can choose from a bare bones shell (with the necessary infrastructure) that they can design and adapt as they like, or turnkey offices and labs that are ready to start using within minutes of moving in. Think of everything from desks and chairs to a high-speed LAN, excellent WiFi, conferencing facilities, fume hoods, biosafety cabinets, cell-incubators, etc. We can also offer custom R&D facilities for your exclusive use. And if for some reason we don’t have what you need, we will get it for you.
Pivot Park has a single environmental permit that encompasses the activities of all our tenants. We also conduct annual audits to ensure that all tenants meet the permit criteria.

Pivot Park’s Open Access Laboratories is an infrastructure facility based on the five “islands of automation” concept. The labs provide drug discovery services for assay development, ultra-High-Throughput Screening and hit-2-lead testing to find novel leads for drug development.

Employing Orca robotic systems and Biomek liquid handlers, the labs streamline plate preparation, the creation of serial dilutions, testing of assay panels for selectivity, HTS and other processes. Tenants and guests are welcome to use the lab’s systems and advanced instrumentation to automate their workflows or as part of their research projects. Experts are available for training, to offer advice and for troubleshooting.

A number of companies at Pivot Park offer their technology breakthroughs as platforms that can be used to develop multiple treatments based on a single technology.

The Pivot Park Screening Centre offers ultra-High-Throughput Screening (uHTS) and lab automation services to accelerate drug discovery programmes. The system comprises three robot pods connected by a conveyer belt system. It further includes an online compound store with capacity for 2.5 million samples, ECHO acoustic dispensers for contact-free dispensing and a wide range of instruments to perform fully automated biochemical and cellular assays in 1536 or 384 well format. The uHTS routinely measures over 200,000 data samples per day.

BioConnection and Ardena offer contract services and GMP manufacturing for the development and production of sterile and non-sterile pharmaceutical drug products. The Pivot Park facility is EMA and FDA certified and is ideal for small to medium batch sizes for both clinical trial material and commercial product supply.

Pivot Park has a number of tenants who, taken together, provide a wide range of analytical and entrepreneurial services on site. These include lab services, regulatory consultants, patent

advisors, commercial law services and knowledge-sharing stimulators. This makes attending appointments easy and helps you to bounce ideas off people and learn from each other informally.

From lounge areas and coffee corners to high-tech meeting rooms, a spacious auditorium and a restaurant, Pivot Park has lots of shared spaces for people to meet and share, both formally and informally.

Existing accommodation

Pivot Park is located on the Moleneind site in Oss, where Organon started up in 1923. Today, the buildings have been modernised and repurposed to create an inspiring campus environment that blends old with new, history with high-tech.
  • Building RK-K
  • Building RK-R
  • Building RX
  • Building RY
  • Building RG
  • Building RE 02
  • Building RE 600
  • Building RI
  • Building RA
  • Building RZ
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RK-K | Chesbrough

RK was built in 1994 as a dedicated office building with a cellular office layout. It was recently upgraded to qualify as an energy efficient building.

  • Area to rent: 16 - 160 m²
  • Total Area GLA: 4337 m²
  • Multi-tenant
  • Offices
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RK-R | van 't Hoff

RK labs was built in 1994 as a dedicated chemistry lab with some supporting offices. The chemistry lab has since been converted into a biolab and the building was recently upgraded to energy efficient status.

  • Area to rent: 16 - 200 m²
  • Total Area GLA: 4302 m²
  • Multi-tenant
  • Labs, offices and storage area
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RX | Zwanenberg

RX was built in 2000 as a chemistry and analytical lab. It has a separate wing of supporting offices. The chemistry labs have since been converted into biolabs. It was recently upgraded to make it an energy efficient building.

  • Area to rent: 17 - 200 m²
  • Total Area GLA: 4765 m²
  • Multi-tenant
  • Labs, offices and storage area
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RY | Aletta Jacobs

RY was built in 2004 as a pharmaceutical pilot plant for medicine production under GMP. Today, it is a state-of-the-art fill and finish plant with lyophilizing capacity.

  • Total Area GLA: 4347 m²
  • Single tenant
  • Offices, cleanrooms and storage area

RG | Nobel

RG was built in 1999 as a chemical pilot plant for API production under GMP. Today, it is a state-of-the-art chemistry plant with nano particle capability.

  • Total Area GLA: 1079 m²
  • Single tenant
  • Offices, cleanrooms and storage area
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RE 02 | van Leeuwenhoek

RE 02 was built around 1970 as a pharmacolgy and biology lab with supporting offices. The building is end-of-life and will be demolished.

  • Total Area GLA: 5104 m²
  • Multi-tenant
  • Labs, offices and storage area
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RE 600 | Banting

RE 600 was built in 1938 as a pharmacology building. It has been upgraded a number of times since then and now houses the Screening Centre, which includes robot-operated equipment and other sophisticated technology.

  • Total Area GLA: 1271 m²
  • Single tenant
  • Labs, offices and storage area

RI | The Pivot

RI was built in 1995 as a library with suporting offices. Today, the ground floor is home to the campus restaurant and meeting rooms. The first floor is a combination of open plan and cellular offices.

  • Total Area GLA: 480 m²
  • Single tenant
  • Offices
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RA | Grizzly

RA is the newest building at Pivot Park and the second BENG building on the site. Its eight floors include a terrace and multiple shared spaces. Approximately 30% of the building is office space with the remaining 70% housing biological , analytical and chemical laboratories, including ML1 and ML2 laboratories.

  • Leasable units vary from 50 – 250 – 500 – 1000 m² GLA.
  • Total Area GLA: 11,000 m²
  • Multi-tenant
  • Labs, offices and storage area