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.

32 projects

  • Quantitative in vivo imaging of heart failure

    This project will yield quantitative imaging technologies for early detection of cardiac diseases.
  • An ultra-small two-colour fluorescence microscope for intravital imaging

    A miniature two-colour fluorescence imager that enhances the study of neurological conditions and tumours in vivo.
  • New treatment for patients with rare liver cancer

    Local drug delivery may optimise treatment of patients with neuro-endocrine liver metastases.

    Innovative MRI scanning of muscles in action for early detection of treatment response in spinal muscular atrophy.
  • Relation between preoperative performance and postoperative outcome in colorectal cancer

    Developing two prototype algorithms for the preoperative prediction of postoperative medical and physical functioning.
  • MAP-scan: Design of Metabolic Anatomic Physiologic MRI for clinic

    Design of new MRI system for imaging Metabolism, Anatomy and Physiology to aid patient treatments.