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.

48 projects

  • The impact of phosphorus on our health

    What happens to us when our phosphorus balance is disturbed?
  • 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.
  • Patient-driven approach for drug development

    Innovative, patient-based methods to predict drug efficacy: better for man and animals
  • Human milk inspired oligosaccharides for allergy prevention

    Prevention of food allergy and asthma using dietary supplementation with human milk inspired oligosaccharides
  • Immunomodulatory peptides as novel anti-infectives

    Immunomodulatory peptides will be investigated for their potential therapeutic use in veterinary medicine.
  • Testing immunotherapy antibody candidates in cultures of human tumors and immune cells

    In this project immunotherapy candidates for treatment of liver cancer are analysed using new cultures of mini-tumors.
  • Outer membrane vesicles for vaccine antigen display

    Outer membrane vesicles were investigated for the heterologous display of vaccine antigens from different pathogens