The Science Park University of Antwerp in Niel is a unique location for innovative, research-driven companies active within Health & Environment. This dynamic campus is in full development, located in a green oasis. POM Antwerp, the owner and developer, is strongly committed to creating a motivating, inspiring work environment that offers companies, from start-up to multinational, every opportunity to grow successfully. In addition, you can also visit the Science Park for all your courses, network events or board meetings. Enjoy the green, inspiring environment in the midst of innovative start-ups. Discover our facilities, our bright foyer with the cosy coffee bar Harriet and our supportive services, so that you can make a success of every professional event.
Some of our meeting and seminar facilities at a glance
Auditorium Beagle & Foyer
The Beagle was the ship on which Charles Darwin made his voyages of discovery that led him to pioneering ideas around natural selection and evolution. It is also the name of the auditorium in incubator Darwin , the beating heart of the Science Park.
Comfortably equipped and with plenty of daylight, the goal of this Beagle is also to inspire people to new insights. The imposing window, with a view of the breath-taking lake, also lends extra cachet to any event.
The auditorium seats 72 people. Obviously there is a lectern, but also sufficient space to enable a panel discussion. This room is therefore extremely suitable for trainings, presentations, lectures or press presentations.
Adjacent to the auditorium you will find our bright and spacious foyer where you can receive your guests, take a break or have a network reception.
If you want to impress, organize your meetings in our Boardroom Toxodon. A beautiful, panoramic view immediately creates an excellent first impression. Think of meetings, workshops, and break-out sessions for up to 12 people. The bright space, beautiful interior and the range of drinks or snacks from bar Harriet guarantee a successful meeting. Wi-Fi, screen, beamer and whiteboard are included in the Boardroom as standard.
If you want to be able to focus for a 100%, relaxation is essential from time to time. The Science Park is adjacent to the nature reserve Walenhoek, 60 hectares of greenery gives you the opportunity to walk or cycle. But there is more, Coffee Bar Harriet is a dynamic meeting place for you and your customers. You will also bump into the companies at the Science Park. And of course you will find the very best coffee.
Bar Harriet – take a break with a delicious cup of coffee
Named after Harriet, one of Charles Darwin’s house turtles, our coffee bar is the perfect place to calm down. You can enjoy invigorating coffee, delicious tea and delicious & honest soft drinks, while you read the newspaper or a magazine. From our terrace you have a beautiful view of the water; the perfect place to clear your head.
In the pipeline
The Science Park continues to expand. The next building will feature additional conference and training facilities in various sizes and configurations. In this way, our range will be even better suited to customer demand.