Crealys®, science park
Crealys®, the science park in the Province of Namur, welcomes lots of high added value sectors:
- life sciences (bio-industry, food industry, health, vaccines, diagnostics, biotechnology, environment etc.)
- ITC and digital marketing
- Quality management
- but also encourages other technology-related business involved in specific fields.
Crealys® is home to some more than 115 innovative businesses (with 1818 employees) including some major global names such as GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals, OCE Software Laboratories, Vinçotte, Arseus, SGS, BDO, Elia…. These companies appreciate this science park’s excellent infrastructures, which help to develop their projects and nurture a brand image that lives up to their reputation. Leading SMEs and spin-offs have also chosen Crealys®: Isomatex, Aseptic Technologies, Coris Bio concept, Labo’Life Belgium, Bio’Life, Straticell, Cardiatis, DefiMedia, Stratenet, Fytofend … are just a few of them.
The BEP contributes to the economic and technological services on Crealys® and the companies club Idealys (on Crealys® and Ecolys®) has for example created a shuttle called Mobi-Parcs. A services centre offers a wide range of support on site.
A number of real estate solutions are available: next to large plots for sale (110 Ha), 7 public incubators specifically for innovative young businesses: offices, laboratories and workshops. These spaces range from a 16m² office to 120m² rooms, including all services and costs (with recoverable VAT): central reception, meeting rooms, photocopiers, internal networks for telephones and internet, furniture, security and concierge service.
Within the Crealys® Business Centre (public-private partnership), the BEP offers private “turnkey” buildings for sale or for rent with flexible areas for office space, laboratories, production… New workshops will soon be under construction.