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.

26 projects

  • Protection from Cardiovascular Disease by Magnesium

    Dietary supplementation of magnesium protect against cardiovascular disease by formed calcium-containing nanocrystals
  • 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.
  • 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
  • An upper-limb activity tracker: improving arm functioning after stroke

    This project develops an innovative activity tracker to improve hand functioning in stroke patients.
  • Using nanotechnology to make better pharmaceuticals

    Developing novel manufacturing approaches for nano-engineered pharmaceutical materials.
  • The search for epilepsy biomarkers in blood

    Are circulating isomiRs in blood biomarkers for epilepsy?
  • Ultrasonography to assess muscle loss in patients with major burns

    Make assessment of muscle status in patients with major burns possible in practice