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 funded R&D projects by Top Sector LSH.

49 projects

  • Development of a better molecular test for colorectal cancer screening

    A better molecular test can reduce the colorectal cancer death rate substantially.
  • Signal Analysis & Complex Algorithms for Medical Image Reconstruction (SACAMIR)

    Improved Image Reconstruction algorithms to increase the chance of early detection of breast cancer using photo acoustic mammography
  • Creating an optimal source for human liver cells

    Generating highly functional human liver cells applicable for medicine safety testing and bioartificial livers
  • Cell screening platform to test drugs for Alzheimers Disease

    A 3D neuronal stem cell screening platform for early drug discovery for Alzheimers Disease
  • A new class of medicine for Ulcerative Colitis

    Studying the efficacy of a new class of medication, kinase inhibitors, to treat ulcerative colitis patients.
  • Bioelectronic medicines to control inflammatory biological processes and treat IBD

    Design of electrical probes for the implementation of bioelectronic medicines to control and treat inflammatory biological processes.
  • Development of innovative, personalized cancer vaccines

    Treating and/or preventing cancer recurrence through personalized and tumor-specific DNA vaccines.