Close to Brussels, without the traffic congestion
Louvain-la-Neuve has an ideal situation. At the heart of Belgium and Europe, in the dynamic Brabant wallon province, the city is 30 kilometers away from Brussels. Easily accessible by all modes of transportation, along Highway E411, both major airports of Brussels-Charleroi South and Brussels-Zaventem can be reached within an hour. A RER express train will soon connect the city with Brussels in 35 minutes.
Where are we?
Discover LLN Science Park
UCL becomes your innovation partner
Founded in 1425, the University of Louvain (UCL) is renowned worldwide for the excellence of its teaching, research, and service to society. UCL created the city of Louvain-la-Neuve as an all-in-one place where one could learn, live and work. Hence, the science park has been a UCL department since 1971. Thanks to this unique business-academia connection, any resident company can directly access Louvain Innovation Network, a complete innovation toolbox to stay ahead in business and develop new projects. The university workforce also comprises 5,000 researchers and doctorates in 200 laboratories, 21 research institutes, 29 technological platforms and 2 university clinics.
Innovate and undertake with UCL
A community of innovative companies
LLN Science Park is the first, widest and most active science park in Wallonia. We are proud to host over 250 companies and 6,200 highly skilled workers on 231 hectares in major sectors such as life sciences, engineering, fine chemicals, information and communication technology and green technologies. Business and networking activities are organized throughout the year by our service, the local business association Alliance-Centre BW, and other local partners.
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Numerous settlement possibilities
From start-up to multinational, we have opportunities to accommodate all innovation companies. Your company can either rent office space, buy an existing facility, or find a land for its construction project on the remaining 60 hectares available. Our different parcels are spread between the city of Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve and the municipality of Mont St-Guibert.
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Rent, buy or build?
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Work nearby a dynamic city
Starting from one of the four zones in our science park (Einstein, Fleming, Athena and Monnet), all it takes is one kilometer to reach the city center. Louvain-la-Neuve's inner heart is a pedestrian-only area, and it makes up for a perfect and friendly halt in your day, whether for shopping, lunch, or some leisure time. The presence of schools from kindergarten to university is also ideal for work-life balance.