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.

83 projects

  • A mobile application to lower dementia risk through healthy lifestyle

    If you want to grow old with good brain health, you should become active now.
  • Towards population screening for kidney disease

    This project aims to evaluate two approaches to screen the general population for urinary protein loss.
  • MAP-scan: Design of Metabolic Anatomic Physiologic MRI for clinic

    Design of new MRI system for imaging Metabolism, Anatomy and Physiology to aid patient treatments.
  • Generation of miniature muscles

    A major problem in developing therapies for muscle disorders is limited availability of human material
  • Relation between preoperative performance and postoperative outcome in colorectal cancer

    Developing two prototype algorithms for the preoperative prediction of postoperative medical and physical functioning.
  • Identification of cancer specific T-cell receptors for immunotherapy

    Immunotherapy with modified T-cell-receptors demonstrates therapeutic power: identification of more T-cell-receptors is essential
  • Creating an optimal source for human liver cells

    Generating highly functional human liver cells applicable for medicine safety testing and bioartificial livers