Projects

Top Sector Life Sciences & Health (LSH) entails a broad scope of disciplines, from pharmaceuticals to medical technology and from healthcare infrastructure to vaccination. To realise its mission – vital citizens in a healthy economy - the Top Sector builds on the strengths of the Dutch LSH sector to address the biggest societal challenges in prevention, cure and care. By funding multidisciplinary public-private partnerships (PPPs) the Top Sector aims to facilitate innovation. Here we give an overview of  a number of funded R&D projects by Top Sector LSH. The page is updated continuously.

58 projects

  • Assessment of pancreatic islet growth by automated imaging

    This project aims to create a multiwell technology platform to asses pancreatic islet growth by imaging techniques
  • Promoting oral health by controlling the microbial ecosystem of the oral cavity

    In different volunteers, the oral ecosystem will be modulated to evaluate how this effects resistance to (disease type) challenges.
  • An upper-limb activity tracker: improving arm functioning after stroke

    This project develops an innovative activity tracker to improve hand functioning in stroke patients.
  • Specialist Infant Formulas for Non-IgE Cow’s Milk Allergy

    In-depth understanding of the pathogenesis of non-IgE-mediated CMA
  • Combating fatigue in chronic inflammation

    Understanding the biology behind extreme fatigue in chronic inflammation and identification of new therapeutic targets.
  • Instrumented handrim wheelchair ergometer for exercise testing and training

    Computer-controlled wheelchair ergometer to simulate and measure manual wheeled mobility in rehabilitation and adapted sports.
  • In silico analysis of T-cell immunogenicity of seven pertussis proteins

    T-cell immunogenicity analysis of pertussis antigens aiding rational vaccine design of next-generation pertussis vaccines