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.

113 projects

  • Metabolic profiling platform for human blood vessels on a chip

    In METABOCHIP, analytical technologies and blood vessel-on-a-chip models will be developed to realise personalised medicine.
  • The impact of phosphorus on our health

    What happens to us when our phosphorus balance is disturbed?
  • Bactericidal Coating on Complex Titanium Implants

    BCCTI develops personalised implants with an antibacterial coating to prevent infection.
  • HEAR-aware: Supporting hearing-health in adults not ready for a hearing aid

    How to support adults who are not ready for a hearing aid via a smartphone-app?
  • Empowering adults with hearing difficulties in the workforce

    Awareness of hearing impairment in the workplace, and implementation of tailored interventions are urgently needed.
  • Preventing tissue damage by inhibiting neutrophils in autoimmunity

    The project aims to block excessive neutrophil activation to reduce tissue damage in chronic inflammation and autoimmunity.
  • New treatment for patients with rare liver cancer

    Local drug delivery may optimise treatment of patients with neuro-endocrine liver metastases.