Overview Innovation Centers
Overview Innovation Centers
Amsterdam Science Park is home to seven Matrix Innovation Centers, one of which (ONE) is currently under construction. Although each building has its own character and offers different – sometimes highly specialized – facilities, they are all designed to help you optimally run your innovative startup, scale-up or spin-in.
The newest Innovation Center is Matrix ONE, an exceptionally sustainable building with state-of-the-art building technology. Matrix ONE will be completed in mid-2022.
This building is home to the most diverse community of tenants and the largest number of startups within Matrix Innovation Center. The approximately thirty primarily startup businesses in the building cover a wide range of fields, including IT. The lobby of Matrix TWO was completely renovated and modernized in the summer of 2021, featuring an Honesty Bar and a pool table. The building houses three meeting rooms and has a special server room where tenants can rent a server cabinet or install their own.
This building mostly houses scale-ups and spin-ins, ranging from an investment company to tech companies. The lobby of Matrix THREE was fully remodeled and modernized in the summer of 2021, when the lobby was equipped with an Honesty Bar, a football table and a dartboard. The building has one newly renovated meeting room. Matrix THREE also has a server room where tenants can rent a server cabinet or install their own.
Matrix FOUR is best suited for larger businesses that prefer to have their own facilities. The building does not have a manned reception desk. From the second and third floors of the building, the offices benefit from a gorgeous view of the Amsterdam-Rijnkanaal, where ships sail back and forth all day long. In 2022, the building’s lobby will be remodeled to turn it into a lovely communal lounge with an Honesty Bar and a pool table.
This building is perfect for Life Sciences businesses. Matrix FIVE offers combined spaces: offices and laboratories featuring state-of-the-art lab facilities. There are also a two spacious meeting rooms that can seat roughly fifteen people.
Matrix FIVE has received a new lobby and lounge area designed by the interior architect JPS. It features new top notch meeting rooms, an Honesty Bar, a pool table and a dartboard. The installation of LED lighting and better insulation ensures that the building is significantly more sustainable. A new bicycle parking garage for nearly 100 bikes including charging stations and separate bicycle parking for cargo bikes and scooters is also part of the new design.
Beneath the building’s large awning, a terrace with seats and plants will further add to the appeal. From the second floor, tenants can also enjoy great views of the Amsterdam-Rijnkanaal.
A state-of-the-art laboratory and office building. Matrix SIX is home to businesses operating in the life sciences and chemical sectors. Due to its central location, Matrix SIX also houses the Matrix Reception & Service Desk. The ambient Cafe Six and its spacious terrace are located on the ground floor. Every day, operator Heat serves up a delicious lunch buffet with a variety of hot and cold dishes, sandwiches and the best coffee in the area. Additionally, there are two deluxe meeting rooms with large presentation displays. Matrix SIX also has a special server room where tenants can rent a server cabinet or install their own.
Matrix SIX is connected to a geothermal heat pump installation, has a sedum roof and is made from sustainable materials. The building was awarded the BREEAM “Very Good” certificate.
Matrix’s newest and most luxurious Innovation Center is Matrix SEVEN. It is located on the other side of Amsterdam Science Park, between the renowned Amolf, Nikhef and CWI institutes. This building houses various high-tech businesses, ranging from startups to established corporations. It is also home to the Matrix Reception & Service Desk.
The building rests on a special foundation that eliminates all vibrations in certain areas on the ground floor, making the floor an ideal spot for research in nanolithography. There are combined office and laboratory spaces and a modern community space with an Honesty Bar and coffee facilities.
The impressive central lobby and atrium is fitted with an arena for presentations, in addition to a number of meeting rooms. Matrix SEVEN also has a special server room where tenants can rent a server cabinet or install their own.
With an eye on sustainability, Matrix SEVEN is connected to a geothermal heat pump installation, boasts a sedum roof and solar panels, and is made from sustainable materials. The building was awarded the BREEAM “Very Good” certificate.