News

  • Top Sector Life Sciences & Health presents new Knowledge and Innovation Agenda: Grow~Motion

    - Today Health~Holland, Top Sector Life Sciences & Health (LSH), launches the Knowledge and Innovation Agenda 2018-2021 titled Grow~Motion. This new strategic document describes the health and care ambitions for the next four years (2018-2021).

  • Dutch industry strengthens its competitiveness through cooperation

    - De samenwerking tussen bedrijven, kennisinstellingen en de overheid is versterkt dankzij de topsectorenaanpak. Door private en publieke middelen gerichter in te zetten wegen de voordelen van de topsectorenaanpak op tegen de investeringen. Dit is een van de conclusies van het onderzoeksbureau Dialogic dat een evaluatie uitvoerde naar de effecten van de topsectorenaanpak.

  • Human Metabolome Technologies chose Leiden for its European office

    - Japanese firm Human Metabolome Technologies (HMT) has chosen Leiden for its European office and started operations July 1st 2017 at the Leiden Bio Science Park. This biotechnology company develops capillary electrophoresis mass spectrometry (CE-MS) based metabolomics technologies and solutions to drive drug discovery, diagnosis, and food production.

  • Arterial stiffness now measured within 2 minutes

    - Until now, vascular elasticity could only be measured with large, expensive equipment in hospitals. To bring the technique closer to the patient, VitaK, has developed the “Stiffnograph”, a new, portable medical device. With the help of the StiffnoGraph, care providers are able to monitor non-invasively the stiffness of the large arteries within 2 minutes.

  • Win the Pivot Park Valorisation Award

    - Are you at the base of the next breakthrough in cancer treatment? Pivot Park challenges you to think about valorisation. Present your idea to a group of both scientific and entrepreneurial experts and get the chance to present during the Pivot Oncology Conference on 21 November.

  • Present your organisation on a global scale with the Health~Holland Guide

    - The Health~Holland Guide (HHG) has already had a major impact on the international healthcare sector for fives years in a row. The HHG is a foreign-oriented guide in which Dutch organisations, active in the Dutch Top Sector Life Sciences & Health, are presented worldwide.

  • A counter has been opened for vaccine advice at RIVM

    - Heb je een nieuw vaccinatievraagstuk waarvan onduidelijk is of dit door het Zorginstituut (ZiN) en/of de gezondheidsraad (GR) beoordeeld moet worden? Vanaf nu kun je hiervoor met je uitgewerkte informatie bij het loketvaccinadvies terecht: loketvaccinadvies@rivm.nl.

  • Lessons from successful scientific entrepreneurs for biotech start-ups

    - The biotechnology landscape is complex and defining a business strategy that will lead to success is challenging. Meike Sloet van Oldruitenborgh wrote an article about it, as part of her Research internship at Catalyze. The article reveals the main conclusions of a survey amongst scientific entrepreneurs in The Netherlands wherein nine successful entrepreneurs shared their inside business knowledge to empower the Dutch biotech sector.

  • Xplore US 2017: Your bridge to the US market

    - This contest is your ticket to Boston to explore the US market. Provided you are an SME or Scale-up with an innovative product or service and have what it takes to become successful in the US. Ten winning companies will take part in a ten-day accelerator programme in the US by MIT spin-off kTeams.

  • Health~Holland meet~up brings care and innovation together

    - Zoals jullie weten staat de gezondheidszorg voor de grote uitdaging om de kwaliteit, toegankelijkheid, betaalbaarheid en de groeiende zorgvraag het hoofd te bieden. Oplossingen hiervoor kunnen deels gevonden worden in digitale innovaties.