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.

150 projects

  • Improving immunotherapy for pancreatic cancer

    Attacking the outer layer of pancreatic tumors to make the way for immunotherapy.
  • Modeling Parkinson’s disease

    A new technology is proposed to study Parkinson’s disease in the laboratory.
  • Novel validated dengue assays for drug development

    Towards a dual target-based high-throughput screen for novel antiviral compounds against emerging flaviviruses.
  • Imaging Tumor-Infiltrating T-cells in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

    Advanced clinical immune imaging technology speeds up the development of effective immune therapy for cancer patients.
  • Making an Alzheimer brain in a culture dish

    Alzheimer in people: growing numbers and no cure; Alzheimer in a dish comes to the rescue
  • Development of Bioneedle vaccine delivery device filled with Measles and Rubella

    Developing a new vaccine administration technique for measles and rubella vaccines.
  • Sarcoma imaging: from improving clinical care towards decoding tumour phenotype

    Establishing the link between quantitative imaging features and fundamental tumour biology in sarcoma patients.