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.

38 projects

  • iBone: triggering the immune response to heal bones

    Targeting the immune response in the right way to restore bone defects.
  • Empowering adults with hearing difficulties in the workforce

    Awareness of hearing impairment in the workplace, and implementation of tailored interventions are urgently needed.
  • HEAR-aware: Supporting hearing-health in adults not ready for a hearing aid

    How to support adults who are not ready for a hearing aid via a smartphone-app?
  • IMPACT

    Innovative MRI scanning of muscles in action for early detection of treatment response in spinal muscular atrophy.
  • Recognising renal cancer in urine

    The development of urinary biomarkers will enable improved detection and risk-stratification for renal cell carcinoma.
  • Ultrasonography to assess muscle loss in patients with major burns

    Make assessment of muscle status in patients with major burns possible in practice
  • FIT decision aid: Living longer independently at home with dementia

    FIT supports people with dementia to find suitable aids for living at home independently.