Projects

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.

107 projects

  • Towards a better understanding of enzyme replacement therapy for Pompe’s diseases

    Beating the odds: Challenges and opportunities in development of the first treatment for a genetic muscle disease.
  • Natural products as alternatives to antibiotics

    In this project natural herbal compounds will be evaluated for their antibacterial activity.
  • Specialist Infant Formulas for Non-IgE Cow’s Milk Allergy

    In-depth understanding of the pathogenesis of non-IgE-mediated CMA
  • Protection from Cardiovascular Disease by Magnesium

    Dietary supplementation of magnesium protect against cardiovascular disease by formed calcium-containing nanocrystals
  • Assessment of pancreatic islet growth by automated imaging

    This project aims to create a multiwell technology platform to asses pancreatic islet growth by imaging techniques
  • Combating fatigue in chronic inflammation

    Understanding the biology behind extreme fatigue in chronic inflammation and identification of new therapeutic targets.
  • Promoting oral health by controlling the microbial ecosystem of the oral cavity

    In different volunteers, the oral ecosystem will be modulated to evaluate how this effects resistance to (disease type) challenges.