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.

285 projects

  • Happy and healthy workers with renewed occupational health services

    Renewed Occupational Health Services to increase sustainable employability of workers in installation and technical businesses.
  • Analysis of Rheumatoid Arthritis-specific autoantibody profiles to improve treatment

    Relevance of RA-associated autoantibody profiles to predict benefit of intervention with biologicals in patient subgroups.
  • Faster registration of new drugs by label free human mass balance studies

    Speed up drug development and registration by conducting label-free human mass balance studies.
  • “Sticky” peptides to fight antimicrobial resistance

    “Sticky” peptides will prevent that by 2050 antimicrobial resistance will be responsible for about 10 million deaths annually.
  • Resolving liver fibrosis with nutritional and therapeutic interventions.

    Obtaining more insight into the processes involved in hepatic fibrosis development caused by non-alcoholic steatohepatitis. .
  • Mode of action of candidate drugs for treatment of Cystic Fibrosis

    Successful collaboration has led to better insight into mechanisms of action for new drugs in development for people with Cystic Fibrosis.
  • Use of NK cells to stimulate the chicken immune system for better protection against pathogens

    Enhance the development of the chicken innate immune system by stimulating chicken natural killer cells.