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Venture Challenge Alumnus Toxys Announces Raising €2 Million Financing

- Toxys is an innovative Dutch biotech company that develops unique animal-free laboratory tests for the safety assessment of novel medicines, chemicals, cosmetics and food. Today, Toxys announces a €2 million funding round from KIKK Capital, InnovationQuarter, Zeeland Investment fund, Toxys management and Rabobank.

FDA Issues Emergency Use Authorisation for Corona Test

- In de Verenigde Staten heeft de FDA spoedtoestemming (Emergency Use Authorisation) gegeven aan Roche voor een test waarmee meer patiënten sneller kunnen worden getest op de aanwezigheid van het coronavirus.

IFPMA: 80 Ongoing Clinical Studies for Corona Treatment and Prevention

- Wereldwijd lopen er op dit moment meer dan tachtig klinische studies van geneesmiddelen voor de behandeling van mensen die besmet zijn met het coronavirus of die helpen bij het stoppen van de verspreiding met het virus.

POSTPONED Application Deadline for Match Call of Top Sector LSH

- Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the deadline for the Match Call is postponed to 20 March 00:00 AM (CEST). Furthermore, electronic signatures can now be provided for the letter of commitment and the statement from the research organisation’s/company’s TKI contact person (or other authorized person) indicating that (part of) reserved PPP Allowance can be used for this project.

Digtal Magazine LSH PPS Dag 2020

- Op donderdag 5 maart 2020 vond de vijfde editie van de Life Sciences & Health publiek-private samenwerking dag plaats. Jaarlijks organiseren ZonMw en Health~Holland samen dit evenement om publieke en private partijen samen te brengen en zo innovatie door co-creatie te stimuleren.

POSTPONED Application deadline for Match Call of Top Sector LSH

- Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the deadline for the Match Call is postponed to 20 March 23:59 AM (CEST). Furthermore, electronic signatures can now be provided for the letter of commitment and the statement from the research organisation’s/company’s TKI contact person (or other authorized person) indicating that (part of) reserved PPP Allowance can be used for this project.

Eerste vier regio-fieldlabs, “GROZzerdammen”, van start: “+5, -30”! Op naar een nóg gezonder Nederland!

- Na ruim een jaar voorbereiding startte 1 januari 2020 de uitvoering van de werkzaamheden van de vier maatschappelijke thema’s van missiegedreven topsectoren- en innovatiebeleid van dit Kabinet. De themacoalitie ‘Gezondheid en zorg’ wezen onlangs de eerste vier regio-fieldlabs aan die zichzelf trots presenteerden als zogenaamde “GROZzerdammen“. Het gaat om de regio-fieldlabs in Deventer, Utrecht, Eindhoven en de Noordelijke Maasvallei.

Call SME Innovation Stimulation Region and Top Sectors

- Would you like to work on innovation projects together with others? And are you an SME entrepreneur? Then the MIT regulation may be a good fit for you.

Launch of VODAN GO FAIR IN to Optimise Data Reuse During Virus Outbreaks

- The spread of the virus causing the COVID-19 outbreak affects the whole world. Virus outbreaks like these ask for an optimisation of data management and data reuse from which we all can benefit during future outbreaks too. Access to the immensely valuable data of past and current epidemics is not always equally accessible for different affected populations and countries.

MSD Announces Spin-off with ‘New’ Name Organon

- The U.S. headquarters of pharmaceutical company MSD announces a spinoff for Women’s Health called Organon. MSD may also separate into two independent companies in the Netherlands: MSD and Organon & Co. so they can react even more quickly to specific patient needs and developments in the market after the spinoff. This development is good for the pharma landscape in the Netherlands.