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.

284 projects

  • Transmission scanning for accurate magnetic resonance positron emission tomography

    A transmission scan mechanism will be integrated into the PET-MRI system developed in the institution
  • Superior gene sequencing: accelerating the route towards personalised cancer treatment

    Novel methodologies for gene sequencing promise to accelerate personalised cancer treatment
  • Improving cancer surgery by developing a smart laparoscope

    Developing a smart hyperspectral laparoscope for cancer surgery to improve tumor removal and reduce complications
  • Triggers of atherothrombosis in peripheral artery disease (PAD)

    To determine the contribution of the contact activation part of blood coagulation, to thrombosis in patients with severe atherosclerosis
  • Plant-based food for weight loss

    Weight loss in humans through a primarily plant-based diet that is low in certain amino-acids
  • A technology preventing rupture of fetal membranes in fetoscopic surgery

    Development of a plug that closes fetal membranes after intra-uterine surgery on unborn babies