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Polyganics’ study interim data shows pain reduction

- Polyganics, a privately held medical technology company, announced that interim results show a sharp improvement in pain reduction observed across patients currently enrolled within the “STOP NEUROMA” study.

Venture Challenge Spring 2017: Reminder to participate!

- This LifeSciences@Work programme focuses on developing your initial idea into a solid business case during an entrepreneurial programme with boot camps, 1-on-1 coaching and mentoring. Entrepreneurial scientists learn to identify key risks, analyze customer value propositions, develop a validation strategy, learn to build a venture plan and ultimately learn how to get connected.

22 projects for Translational Research call

- Jointly ten health foundations, ZonMw, and Top Sector Life Sciences & Health (LSH) have granted 22 projects within the Translational Research call. The involved organisations joined forces on participation of patients and industry in research & development.

Paul Janssen Futurelab Leiden launches innovative training programme

- On January 30th 2017 Paul Janssen Futurelab Leiden officially launched the first module of its brand new learning programme. Futurelab is an international training programme providing blended learning (online and on-campus) to biomedical professionals with an entrepreneurial spirit.

eHealth Week 2017 Aftermovie

- Tijdens de e-healthweek konden mensen zelf de mogelijkheden van e-health ervaren. Minister Schippers en staatssecretaris Van Rijn trokken door Nederland om activiteiten te bezoeken. Herbeleef de e-healthweek met de videocompilatie!

Emmo Meijer new ambassador of Top Sector Chemistry

- Emmo Meijer is per 1 april 2017 het nieuwe boegbeeld van de Topsector Chemie. Met deze benoeming door minister Kamp van Economische Zaken volgt hij Gerard van Harten op, die deze positie vanaf 1 september 2012 bekleedde.

CEPI calls out for proposals on vaccine development

- CEPI is a new alliance between governments, industry, academia, philanthropy, intergovernmental institutions, such as the World Health Organization, and civil society. And is now pleased to announce its first funding opportunity for the development of vaccines against epidemic infectious diseases.

Health~Holland publishes Year in Review 2016

- We are proud to present our exciting activities in this Health~Holland Year in Review 2016, the magazine that reflects on the developments from Top Sector Life Sciences & Health in 2016.

Agendia Co-Founder Laura van ’t Veer Wins European Cancer Organization Clinical Research Award

- Agendia, a world leader in personalized medicine and molecular cancer diagnostics, congratulates its co-founder and Chief Research Officer, Professor Laura van ‘t Veer, Ph.D., on winning the European Cancer Organization’s (ECCO) Clinical Research Award.

Parrotia shows smart healthcare solutions to the general public

- Bezoekers aan de bibliotheek, gevestigd in Parrotia op de Markt in Roosendaal, kunnen sinds kort ook kennismaken met slimme zorgtoepassingen. Hiermee wil de bibliotheek samen met het Huis van Morgen en TimmersMedizorg meer bekendheid geven aan producten die mensen in de thuissituatie kunnen ontlasten.