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

  • Patient-friendly therapeutic for the treatment of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    TW001 has the potential to significantly slow down ALS disease progression and to improve the patient’s quality of life.
  • A new class of medicine for Ulcerative Colitis

    Studying the efficacy of a new class of medication, kinase inhibitors, to treat ulcerative colitis patients.
  • Antimicrobial coating for urinary catheters

    Reducing the risk of urinary tract infections by development of an antimicrobial coating for urinary catheters.
  • New screening tool for Tuberculosis

    Automated chest-radiography as a new screening tool for Tuberculosis in resource-constrained settings.
  • 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.