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.

106 projects

  • The use of light and magnetism to reveal stem cell-based repair of hearing

    Stem-cell-based therapy to repair the auditory nerve in patients with a cochlear implant: combining biology and electronics.
  • Developing a genetic therapy for inherited diseases

    Evaluation of potential of early stage therapeutic approaches for genetic diseases with unmet medical need.
  • Coal tar-based product for treatment of atopic dermatitis

    Old drug, new hope for atopic dermatitis patients: towards a better treatment alternative in patient health care.
  • The Cognition Game Study

    Improving cognition in psychiatric patients online with a new cognitive game and assessment tool
  • Antiretroviral agents in HIV-infected pregnant women

    Antiretroviral treatment of HIV-infected pregnant women is essential to prevent HIV transmission from mother to child.
  • Optimization of production of gelatin nanospheres for regenerative medicine

    Gelatin nanospheres can be fabricated at industrial scale to allow for local release of therapeutic biomolecules.