News

  • Chairman of Top Sector Life Sciences & Health, Jan Raaijmakers, passed away

    - To our deepest sadness, our chairman Jan Raaijmakers passed away at home in Vianen, only a few days after celebrating his 65th birthday.

  • The Netherlands Cancer Institute awarded funding to apply molecular imaging technology to prostate cancer surgery

    - The Netherlands Cancer Institute (NKI) announced that it has received funding from the Dutch Cancer Society (KWF Kankerbestrijding) to test whether a novel molecular imaging technology can guide prostate cancer surgery. The project will evaluate the imaging technology’s ability to detect prostate cancer during surgery, with the aim of performing more accurate removal of cancerous tissue.

  • Health~Holland Webinar: Everything you always wanted to know about Internationalisation & Export (but were afraid to ask)

    - On Tuesday, October 31st, 15.30h-16.30h, Top Sector Life Sciences & Health will host a webinar on the ins and outs of internationalisation and export. Maintaining health and functioning is a worldwide challenge, providing companies business opportunities on an international level. But how to seize these opportunities? If you are (thinking of) going abroad and don’t know where to start, join our webinar and learn valuable lessons in just one hour!

  • Batavia Biosciences expands its viral vector and GMP facilities to accommodate increasing market demand

    - Batavia Biosciences announces the expansion of its viral vector process development facilities in the USA and its GMP clean room facilities in the Netherlands to accommodate the increasing market demand.

  • Vier onderzoeksgroepen ontvangen achtjarige SPRONG-subsidie

    - Vier onderzoeksgroepen op het gebied van Vitaliteit en Gezondheid ontvangen verspreid over de komende acht jaar 2 miljoen euro om hun onderzoeksgroep te versterken. Deze subsidie ontvangen zij in het kader van SPRONG: een programma dat Regieorgaan SIA heeft ontwikkeld om hogescholen te ondersteunen bij het opbouwen en versterken van onderzoeksgroepen.

  • Innovation for Health 2018: Call for start-up and scale-up pitches

    - Is your company seeking seed capital or following-on funding to scale-up your company? Would you like to get in touch with potential partners, customers and end users? Do you want to get exposure for your innovation amongst key players in Life Sciences & Health? Then, present your company and your healthcare innovation at Innovation for Health on 1 February 2018 in WTC Rotterdam.

  • Dutch Kidney Foundation wins NENnovation Award

    - De NENnovation Award 2017 is gewonnen door de Nierstichting. Tijdens de viering van World Standards Day heeft André Kuipers de prijs overhandigd aan Tom Oostrom van de Nierstichting. Het project ‘Draagbare kunstnier en universele leegbloedalarmaansluiting’ is een prachtig voorbeeld van een innovatief product met internationale impact.

  • Launch of new innovation label Briskr strengthens the wide Nijmegen region

    - Since the 12th of October the Nijmegen region is enriched with Briskr, Health and High Tech Generator. This strong collaboration of Triple Helix parties improves the Life Sciences, Health & High Tech ecosystem. Briskr streamlines the variety of support programs for startups and SME’s. Even more, Briskr puts the wide Nijmegen region and its unique climate on the map.

  • Oncode Institute Community Celebrates

    - On October 12th the Oncode community came together to celebrate. After years of anticipation, extensive consultations and preparations, Oncode Institute is getting started and is confident in the bright future that we all have together in outsmarting cancer and impacting lives.

  • Treeway elected as Company of the Month in Tilburg

    - Treeway is door gemeente Tilburg en Citymarketing Tilburg uitgeroepen tot ‘Tilburgs bedrijf van de Maand’. Deze bedrijven zijn ambassadeurs voor Tilburg als ondernemersstad. Het bedrijf sleept de prijs in de wacht voor haar grote betekenis in de ontwikkeling van een geneesmiddel tegen de dodelijke ziekte ALS.