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.

18 projects

  • The type 2 diabetes health data community

    Type 2 diabetes health research for and by patients through personal health data ownership
  • 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?
  • Empowering adults with hearing difficulties in the workforce

    Awareness of hearing impairment in the workplace, and implementation of tailored interventions are urgently needed.
  • Heart Care at a Distance

    Professionalisation and upscaling of the telecare service Heart Care at a Distance.
  • Safe Neurostimulation Against Pain

    Developing new electrodes against neuropathic pain, to be placed safely outside the epidural space
  • Optimal collaborative care and support for patients with Parkinson’s disease

    Evaluating a new integrated care model to improve quality of life and save costs.
  • Understanding the acute influence of lifestyle on daily glucose fluctuations

    Towards more effective T2D self-management using intelligent algorithms for individual glucose optimisation via lifestyle changes.