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.

301 projects

  • Multi-Omics response prediction for immunotherapy in esophageal cancer

    Global analysis of DNA and phosphoproteins will identify predictive biomarker for new esophageal cancer treatment
  • Detection of protein-aggregates for differential diagnosis of dementias by RT-DEM

    Ante-mortem detection of protein aggregates for differential diagnosis of dementias by RT-DEM
  • Building a new liver from matrix and human stem cells

    Extracellular liver matrix and liver organoids will be joint ex-vivo to generate essential liver function
  • Measuring stroke treatment effect using images acquired during treatment

    Q-Maestro: Quantification of brain reperfusion in X-ray images in endovascular treatment of stroke patients
  • High throughput screening system for cardiac drugs

    HeartCHIP II will develop an automated optical analysis system for organ-on-chip cardiomyocyte contraction analysis
  • Improving immunotherapy for pancreatic cancer

    Attacking the outer layer of pancreatic tumors to make the way for immunotherapy