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  • Batavia Biosciences Teams Up with International Consortium to Support Polio Eradication

    - Today Batavia Biosciences announces its partnership with an international consortium coordinated by PATH aiming to develop and manufacture safer novel oral poliovirus vaccines (nOPV). The project, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, has the potential to bolster efforts to sustain a polio-free world after the disease has been eradicated.

  • Top Sectors continue cooperation on human capital

    - De Topsectoren en Team ICT continueren in 2018 hun gezamenlijke uitvoering van de roadmap “Human Capital Topsectoren 2016 – 2020”. De ambities die de Topsectoren in 2018 willen realiseren, staan in het Werkplan 2018. Daarbij sluiten de Topsectoren hun gezamenlijke activiteiten expliciet aan op de maatschappelijke uitdagingen, sleuteltechnologieën en de thema’s van de Nationale Wetenschapsagenda en Horizon2020.

  • Health~Holland is looking for a Programme Assistant

    - De Topsector Life Sciences & Health is op zoek naar een nieuwe collega. Ben je op zoek naar een nieuwe uitdaging en wil je werken in een dynamische omgeving in de Life Sciences & Health Sector? Misschien is de functie Programma Assistent iets voor jou! Solliciteer dan voor 26 januari.

  • A world premiere in the Catharina Hospital: heart locally cooled with innovative method

    - Cardiologen van het Catharina Ziekenhuis zijn erin geslaagd om voor het eerst ter wereld bij mensen het hart plaatselijk te koelen tijdens een hartinfarct. Door een deel van het hart vóór en na het dotteren te koelen kan volgens de cardiologen de schade van het hartinfarct mogelijk worden beperkt en een aanzienlijke gezondheidswinst worden behaald. Deze innovatieve procedure is samen met wetenschappers van de Technische Universiteit Eindhoven (TU/e) en LifeTec Group in Eindhoven ontwikkeld.

  • Professor Bredenoord wins prize for the most visible Utrecht scientist 2017

    - Prof. dr. Annelien Bredenoord, hoogleraar Ethiek van Biomedische Innovatie en verbonden aan de faculteit Geneeskunde en het Universitair Medisch Centrum Utrecht, heeft de Universiteit Utrecht Publiprijs 2017 gewonnen.

  • Subsidy scheme for demonstration projects, feasibility studies and investment preparation studies (DHI)

    - The DHI scheme subsidises demonstration projects, feasibility studies and investment preparation studies. This scheme is meant for Dutch companies that would like to execute a specific project abroad, to invest in an enterprise or would like to convince potential buyers of the added value of their technology. The DHI scheme is open to projects in all sectors and countries (with the exception of the Netherlands, overseas parts of the Dutch Kingdom and countries that are subjected to sanctions).

  • Johnson & Johnson Innovation Champions Leading Edge Science with 15 New Collaborations with Potential to Impact Patients’ Lives

    - Johnson & Johnson Innovation LLC today announced more than a dozen new collaborations to drive the development of novel solutions to impact healthcare. These collaborations bring the total number of strategic transactions executed by Johnson & Johnson Innovation to more than 350 since its establishment in 2012.

  • How can mathematics solve your challenge in life sciences?

    - Mathematics provides a surprising amount of techniques to solve challenges in the life sciences & health sector. Does your company have such challenges but no time to look into them? Or would you like to strengthen your contacts in the academic world? Sign up for the TU Eindhoven study group!

  • HUB Living Biobank of Breast Cancer Organoids Captures Disease Heterogeneity

    - In a study published in Cell, Dr. Hans Clevers, CSO of HUB, has demonstrated that the heterogeneity of breast cancer subtypes can be captured using patient derived Organoid cultures. This new Organoid cancer model system can strongly support effective drug development and facilitates the link between clinical and laboratory data. This publication was also picked up by national newspaper De Volkskrant with the key message that this new system could help speed up drug development considerably while also saving money.

  • Laser shoes prevent 'freezing' in Parkinson patients | Clear reduction in symptoms

    - Freezing of gait, an absence of forward progression of the feet despite the intention to walk, is a debilitating symptom of Parkinson's disease. Laser shoes that project a line on the floor to the rhythm of the footsteps help trigger the person to walk. The shoes benefit the wearer significantly, according to research by the University of Twente and Radboud university medical center, which will be published on December 20 in Neurology, the scientific journal of the American Academy of Neurology.