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.

53 projects

  • Recognising renal cancer in urine

    The development of urinary biomarkers will enable improved detection and risk-stratification for renal cell carcinoma.
  • FIT decision aid: Living longer independently at home with dementia

    FIT supports people with dementia to find suitable aids for living at home independently.
  • Do we really need muscle relaxants during laparoscopy?

    Towards an evidence-based approach to the use of neuromuscular blockade during laparoscopy.
  • Relation between preoperative performance and postoperative outcome in colorectal cancer

    Developing two prototype algorithms for the preoperative prediction of postoperative medical and physical functioning.
  • Towards population screening for kidney disease

    This project aims to evaluate two approaches to screen the general population for urinary protein loss.
  • Ultrasonography to assess muscle loss in patients with major burns

    Make assessment of muscle status in patients with major burns possible in practice
  • Smart data use to end Aids

    Smart data use to improve programming in the fight against Aids