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.

150 projects

  • Development of a new microRNA-based heart failure drug

    Counteracting the amount and activity of a single disease-causing microRNA in the heart.
  • Targeting epilepsy with electrodes on the head

    Investigate personalised non-invasive neurostimulation, using electrodes on a patient's head, to treat focal epilepsy
  • Hyperspectral Imaging for Improving Cancer Surgery

    Helping cancer surgeons to evaluate resection margins during cancer surgery.
  • Restoring cilia function in airway cells with primary ciliary dyskinesia

    Treatment of primary ciliary dyskinesia in cultured miniature airways from patients.
  • Functional joint repair for durable mobility

    Functional joint repair combining a non-resorbable osteochondral plug and hyaline cartilage’s intrinsic repair capacity.
  • Heart Care at a Distance

    Professionalisation and upscaling of the telecare service Heart Care at a Distance.
  • How do tumors communicate with other organs to cause metastasis?

    CHIP-ME aims at understanding how tumors spread through communication via other organs to cause metastasis.