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Shaping the future together – innovative research at THE SODA

Because here, state-of-the-art laboratories (BSL1/BSL2) are combined with flexible offices spanning a total of 8,400 sqm of lettable area – specifically developed to fit the requirements and needs of those shaping the world of tomorrow.

Whether companies from the fields of life sciences, robotics, aerospace or semiconductor technology – we create optimal conditions for groundbreaking results. At THE SODA, functional space meets feel-good character, productivity meets community, and a new build meets sustainability.

In line with our motto:

„Creating places where innovation comes to life & people love to work!“
CLARA-IMMERWAHR-STRASSE, 14476 POTSDAM
State-of-the-art laboratory and office spaces on 8,400 sqm at Potsdam Science Park.
  • SCIENCE HUB
  • NEW BUILD
  • R&D BUILDING
  • Life science
  • FUNCTIONAL SPACE
  • FEEL-GOOD CHARACTER
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THE SODA

Researching
the future
today

Highlights

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  • Adress

    Potsdam Science Park: Clara-Immerwahr-Strasse, 14476 Potsdam icon-image
  • Total lettable area

    8,400 sqm laboratory and office spaces icon-image
  • Rental units

    from ca. 400 sqm lettable area icon-image
  • Flexible lease

    Entire building or house-in-house concept possible for anchor tenants icon-image
  • Lease start

    from Q4/2026 icon-image
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THE SODA was designed to create ideal conditions for research and development. The building not only offers the perfect location in the ambitious Potsdam Science Park; it also fulfils all functional requirements expected of a state-of-the-art laboratory building. THE SODA also stands out thanks to its community spaces, which not only encourage specialist dialogue, but also offer a real sense of leisure.

At a glance
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Located at the heart of one of the fastest-growing science clusters

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All units can be divided as needed, whether laboratory (BSL1, BSL2), office, documentation or community zones

glance-icon-1 DECENTRALLY ORGANIZED CLEAN ROOMS

Possible on the ground floor, e.g. for high-tech production (EU GMP)

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Central on each floor

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With feel-good character

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A place to sit and relax

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For sporting activities

glance-icon-1 HIGHEST SUSTAINABILITY STANDARDS

Hybrid timber construction, geothermal energy, photovoltaics, etc. Min. DGNB Gold envisaged

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Sustainability

THE SODA provides space for sustainability

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YOU CAN SEE IT. YOU CAN FEEL IT. AND IT PAYS OF:

The extremely sustainable and carefully thought-out design approach for the building is reflected in all areas of life, work and business. This begins with the conscious integration of nature into the architecture and room design, followed by large windows for natural light and integrated facade planting, which not only acts as natural sunshine/glare protection, but also promotes biodiversity. All this is rounded off by the use of natural colours and materials making a positive contribution to productivity, as well as thehealth and wellbeing of its users.

  • Environmental
  • social
  • Governance
  • Environmental
  • social
  • Governance

The extremely sustainable and carefully thought-out design approach for the building is reflected in all areas of life, work and business. This begins with the conscious integration of nature into the architecture and room design, followed by large windows for natural light and integrated facade planting, which not only acts as natural sunshine/glare protection, but also promotes biodiversity. All this is rounded off by the use of natural colours and materials making a positive contribution to productivity, as well as thehealth and wellbeing of its users.

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The sustainability features of THE SODA

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The sustainability features of THE SODA

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Generation of renewable energy

thanks to the installation of a photovoltaic plant

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Extensive rooftop greenery

Promotion of biodiversity

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Sustainability certification

min. DGNB Gold envisaged

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Mechanical ventilation/air conditioning

for laboratory and office areas using a highly efficient heat recovery system

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Hybrid timber construction

Use of recycled construction materials and renewable raw materials

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Green facade

Promotion of biodiversity, natural sun protection

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Garden with sun terrace

Green garden spaces incl. wild-flower meadows

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Large windows

for natural lighting

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Biophilic interior design

for a positive contribution to the health and wellbeing of its users

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Heat pump

using geothermal energy

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Location

Potsdam
has its finger
on the pulse

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Potsdam is ideally connected by road to other cities thanks to the proximity of the A 10 and A 115.

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  • CAPITAL REGION
  • MULTIFACETED
  • FAMILY-FRIENDLY
  • COSMOPOLITAN
  • FAST-GROWING
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  • BERLIN

    30 min
  • BRANDENBURG CITY

    40 min
  • Magdeburg

    1h, 15 min
  • Leipzig

    2 H
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  • BER AIRPORT

    <30 min
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  • CAPITAL REGION
  • MULTIFACETED
  • FAMILY-FRIENDLY
  • COSMOPOLITAN
  • FAST-GROWING
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Potsdam is ideally connected by road to other cities thanks to the proximity of the A 10 and A 115.

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  • BERLIN

    30 min
  • BRANDENBURG CITY

    40 min
  • Magdeburg

    1h, 15 min
  • Leipzig

    2 H
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  • BER AIRPORT

    <30 min
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Potsdam: the multifaceted state capital of Brandenburg

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NESTLED IN THE INTRIGUING CULTURAL SCENE AND LAKE-DOTTED LANDSCAPE OF BRANDENBURG, POTSDAM OFFERS A TRULY UNIQUE EXPERIENCE:

With its more than a thousand years of history and abundant monuments, its impressive cultural scene with castles and gardens – making Potsdam a UNESCO world heritage site – and the prominent economic and scientific centre steeped in tradition, Potsdam has become one of the most attractive and fastest-growing cities in Germany. Family-friendly, ­tolerant, cosmopolitan, future-oriented. Ideally located close to the capital Berlin, which can be conveniently reached by car or train in just 30 minutes.

Potsdam: the multifaceted state capital of Brandenburg

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NESTLED IN THE INTRIGUING CULTURAL SCENE AND LAKE-DOTTED LANDSCAPE OF BRANDENBURG, POTSDAM OFFERS A TRULY UNIQUE EXPERIENCE:

With its more than a thousand years of history and abundant monuments, its impressive cultural scene with castles and gardens – making Potsdam a UNESCO world heritage site – and the prominent economic and scientific centre steeped in tradition, Potsdam has become one of the most attractive and fastest-growing cities in Germany.

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Family-friendly, ­tolerant, cosmopolitan, future-oriented. Ideally located close to the capital Berlin, which can be conveniently reached by car or train in just 30 minutes.

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Potsdam Science Park
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Potsdam Science Park is one of the fastest-growing science clusters in Europe.

Settle at one of the most innovative and fastest-growing science clusters in Europe – the Potsdam Science Park. Here, top-tier research meets excellent education as well as research-oriented production. The Potsdam Science Park ranks among the most significant science clusters in the Berlin/Brandenburg Metropolitan Region.

  • MOBILITY CONCEPTS
  • CITY CENTRE
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  • PUBLIC TRANSPORT NETWORK
  • CONNECTIVITY

Potsdam Science Park is one of the fastest-growing science clusters in Europe.

Settle at one of the most innovative and fastest-growing science clusters in Europe – the Potsdam Science Park. Here, top-tier research meets excellent education as well as research-oriented production. The Potsdam Science Park ranks among the most significant science clusters in the Berlin/Brandenburg Metropolitan Region.

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IT ALL STARTS AT POTSDAM SCIENCE PARK

Potsdam Science Park is located in the district of Golm, just 5 km (linear) from Potsdam city centre and nestled in Brandenburg’s landscape of fields and lakes.

Potsdam Golm station can be foundat the heart of the Science Park, separating its west and east sides. THE SODA is just five minutes’ walk from the station, or even quicker with one of the shared-­mobility options. Golm station is extremely well connected to the regional public transport network and not only enjoys a direct regional rail connection to Potsdam city centre and main station, but also to Berlin and Berlin Brandenburg Airport.

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IT ALL STARTS AT POTSDAM SCIENCE PARK

Potsdam Science Park is located in the district of Golm, just 5 km (linear) from Potsdam city centre and nestled in Brandenburg’s landscape of fields and lakes.

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Potsdam Golm station can be foundat the heart of the Science Park, separating its west and east sides. THE SODA is just five minutes’ walk from the station, or even quicker with one of the shared-­mobility options. Golm station is extremely well connected to the regional public transport network and not only enjoys a direct regional rail connection to Potsdam city centre and main station, but also to Berlin and Berlin Brandenburg Airport.

Ideally situated:
Potsdam Science Park

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Destinations
Potsdam city centre 20 min 10 min 30 min
grosser zernsee 10 min - 10 min
Berlin 30 min 30 min (direct connection) -
ber airport 24 min 30 min -
Brandenburg city centre 40 min 35 min -
Destinations
Potsdam city centre 20 min
grosser zernsee 10 min
Berlin 30 min
ber airport 24 min
BRANDENBURG CITY CENTRE 40 min
Destinations
Potsdam city centre 10 min
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Berlin (direct connection) 30 min
BER AIRPORT 30 min
BRANDENBURG CITY CENTRE 35 min
DESTINATIONS
Potsdam city centre 30 min
grosser zernsee 10 min
Berlin -
BER AIRPORT -
BRANDENBURG CITY CENTRE -
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  • f-icon >2,700 SCIENTISTS
  • f-icon THE LARGEST CAMPUS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF POTSDAM
  • f-icon >1,200 EMPLOYEES IN PRIVATE-SECTOR RESEARCH INSTITUTIONS
  • f-icon TWO INNOVATION CENTRES PUBLICLY FUNDED
  • f-icon >30 companies and start-ups AT THE LOCATION
  • INNOVATION CLUSTER
  • ECOSYSTEM
  • CLUSTER MANAGEMENT
  • Vision
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