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

  • Empowering adults with hearing difficulties in the workforce

    Awareness of hearing impairment in the workplace, and implementation of tailored interventions are urgently needed.
  • Preventing tissue damage by inhibiting neutrophils in autoimmunity

    The project aims to block excessive neutrophil activation to reduce tissue damage in chronic inflammation and autoimmunity.
  • New treatment for patients with rare liver cancer

    Local drug delivery may optimise treatment of patients with neuro-endocrine liver metastases.
  • Hyper-glycosylation of Anti-Citrullinated Peptide Autoantibodies in Rheumatoid Arthritis

    The correlation between the effectiveness of RA treatment with the level of ACPA glycosylation.
  • iBone: triggering the immune response to heal bones

    Targeting the immune response in the right way to restore bone defects.
  • An ultra-small two-colour fluorescence microscope for intravital imaging

    A miniature two-colour fluorescence imager that enhances the study of neurological conditions and tumours in vivo.