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rest, recharge
and play

When you need a break from work, the beautiful Swiss Alps or the vibrant city of Lausanne are just a short journey away. Or you can let off steam at our sports facilities, then enjoy great food and conversation at our on-site restaurants and cafes. Why not connect with your Biopôle neighbours at the park’s many business or social events too – from international biotech conventions to tutorials on boosting your career prospects. Our MyBiopôle app will keep you posted so you don’t miss out.



our everyday life

1 gym
plus running, walking and cycling routes
1 medical emergency room
plus dental clinic, blood donation centre and pharmacy
restaurants, take-away
and indoor and outdoor picnic spots
ATM, mini-market
and daily food and organic vegetable trucks
Sports – Sports – If you’re into sport or keeping fit, there’s no shortage of options on campus


If you’re into sport or keeping fit, there’s no shortage of options on campus. Work up a sweat at our gym or head outside for an energising run, walk or cycle on our specially designed tracks. Then park your bike at one of our cycle racks and head to our on-site showers to freshen up. If you’re looking to unwind, why not sign up for our Pilates classes. And you’ll soon be able to access brand new leisure facilities.

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Conference rooms – Venues available on campus vary in both size and amenities

conference rooms

At Biopôle, we’ve created the physical spaces you need to make connections and share ideas. They range from our three-star hotel’s 300-seat conference centre to multiple meeting rooms you can book online for free.

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Mobility solutions – You can rent a car directly on Biopôle site

Getting around

If you’re travelling to or from Biopôle, you’ve no shortage of options. The campus has two metro stations and a bus stop, and it’s a ten-minute metro ride to the centre of Lausanne. It’s also less than an hour by train to Geneva International Airport. If you’re coming by car, we’re right by exit 10 of the A9 motorway. And you can rent a car on-site, using our car-sharing service mobility.ch. And we have bike racks available for those with bicycles.

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Events at the Biopôle


Biopôle provides plenty of opportunities to expand your skill set and advance your career. You can take a Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) in Life Sciences Product Management with us. You can also attend regular workshops led by experts in different life sciences fields to help you deepen your knowledge and stay in-the-know about the latest developments. And if you’re not a native French speaker, we offer French courses so you can quickly get up to speed.

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Leisure activities – The campus offers plenty of places to unwind

Rest & Play

After working hard in the lab or office, the campus offers plenty of places to unwind. There’s outdoor seating and picnic areas where you can relax. You can have a break and a chat at one of our six cafes and restaurants. Or you can commune with the wonders of nature at our biotope, a pond for rare birds and other protected species, or at Aquatis, the largest freshwater aquarium in Europe. For a complete change of scene, the heart of the beautiful city of Lausanne is just a ten-minute metro ride away.

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Healthcare – The Biopôle campus hosts a range of healthcare facilities

Staying healthy

The Biopôle campus offers a range of healthcare facilities, including a medical centre, dental surgery, physiotherapist and radiology service – so appointments don’t need to take a chunk out of your day. There’s a blood donation centre, too, meaning you can give blood with minimal hassle. Community-minded teams can make a group booking to give blood together, and donors even receive a free meal to thank them for their time.

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Corporate discount – The size of our community gives us access to a wide range of corporate discounts and offers.

Special discounts

The size of our community gives us access to a wide range of corporate discounts and offers. Right now, we have more than 20 special offers on our partners’ professional services, ranging from auditing to IT.

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mybiopôle app

The new MyBiopôle app allows our members to stay up to date with campus events, news and resources. It’s a great way to connect with your community, engage with your peers and find useful information about campus services. Features include:

  • restaurant menus
  • special corporate and individual discounted offers
  • an event calendar
  • news, chat and discussion groups
  • a campus map
  • meeting room bookings


Promotional visual of the Biopôle application