Just one year ago, on June 19, 2019, Olivier Laureau, President of Servier, laid the foundation stone of the Servier Paris-Saclay Research Institute. This event symbolized the renewal of the Group’s research within the dynamic Paris-Saclay cluster. A look at this future center of therapeutic innovation for the benefit of patients.
The Servier Paris-Saclay Research Institute represents a major step for Servier Group in achieving more open, dynamic and productive research that serves patients. 600 Servier researchers will thus be working together in a single location dedicated to interdisciplinary innovation in the Paris-Saclay cluster. This pooling of research activities will enable Servier teams to accelerate projects decision-making, encourage the development of partnerships, explore new ways of collaborating, pool their know-how more effectively and strengthen good practices sharing.
“By combining the research activities of our four French sites into a single, unique, and state-of-the-art center in Paris-Saclay, Servier Group is continuing to support France whilst attracting researchers from around the world.”Olivier Laureau, President of Servier
The Servier Paris-Saclay Research Institute at a glance
Integrating an ecosystem dedicated to innovation
With the Servier Paris-Saclay Research Institute, Servier affirms its position among the most influential innovators in France and Europe: the Paris-Saclay science and technology cluster is one of the world’s top eight clusters dedicated to innovation and gathers 15% of the French research. Servier will be the only international pharmaceutical group present this unique cluster.
A start-up incubator to foster knowledge sharing
The Paris-Saclay Research Institute will also host a large start-up’ incubator, dedicated to young and innovative companies in the health care sector. Servier’s teams will be able to capitalize on the best science and talent in order to accelerate research and the availability of new therapeutic solutions.
A sustainable building
Faithful to its CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) commitments, Servier has decided to make this institute a truly exemplary facility. The design of the building provides for high standards in terms of the environment, the health and well-being of employees and the preservation of biodiversity. The Institute is aiming for the BiodiverCity® label, combined with dual WELL and HQE (High Environmental Quality) certification.
The Servier Paris-Saclay Research Institute is scheduled to be completed by 2022*.
(*Information before Covid-19 context)
45,000 sqm research facilities
4 800 sqm green space
Working space for 800 employees
A 1,850 sqm start-up incubator with a hosting capacity of up to 110 people
70 research professions represented
350 M€ investment
1 architectural project entrusted to Wilmotte & Associés