Leiden is the key to discoveries, with more than 35 courtyards, 28 kilometres of canals, many monuments, 13 museums and the oldest university of the Netherlands.  

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Dutch Bio Science Week

Come to Leiden from June 22 to 29: the beating heart of the Dutch Life Sciences & Health ecosystem and home to the Leiden Bio Science Park. Gain access to exclusive venues, such as a Foodlab, for example: let's discover the future of health together! 

This week brings together talent, start-ups and scale-ups, researchers, investors and the general public to make meaningful connections and provide a behind-the-scenes glimpse of how innovations are impacting our health.

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