Danone

Key information

  • Years: May 2009 / December 2012
  • Surface area: 20,000 m2
  • Posts: 450
  • Location: Ultrecht, Netherlands

Context and objectives

Danone wishes to consolidate several of its European R&D centers into a single site. To this end, he called on Colliers International to build an Innovation Centre at the Science Park in Utrecht, the Netherlands. 

  • Support Danone in the choice of the promoter and investors, define the concept of the new site composed of offices and laboratories. 
  • Provide Danone with expertise in Sustainable Development and New Technologies. 
  • Create a unique Innovation Centre with an open and transparent architecture.
  • Support Danone's ambitions in the various phases of the project, from its definition to the installation of employees. 

Results

  • Creation of a unique innovation centre
  • Assistance to Danone during all phases of the project, from the definition of its needs to the relocation
  • A single portal representing Danone's interests with its various partners on the market and via a multidisciplinary team (trade, technology, innovation, workplace).