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.

36 projects

  • How do tumors communicate with other organs to cause metastasis?

    CHIP-ME aims at understanding how tumors spread through communication via other organs to cause metastasis.
  • Functional joint repair for durable mobility

    Functional joint repair combining a non-resorbable osteochondral plug and hyaline cartilage’s intrinsic repair capacity.
  • Hyperspectral Imaging for Improving Cancer Surgery

    Helping cancer surgeons to evaluate resection margins during cancer surgery.
  • Capture tumor evolution on chip

    Smart microfluidics will be developed to integrate live organoid growth with single cell genetics
  • CINEMRI to help cure painful abdominal adhesions

    Enabling curation of abdominal pain due to adhesions by imaging guided personalized treatment.
  • Bactericidal Coating on Complex Titanium Implants

    BCCTI develops personalised implants with an antibacterial coating to prevent infection.
  • Metabolic profiling platform for human blood vessels on a chip

    In METABOCHIP, analytical technologies and blood vessel-on-a-chip models will be developed to realise personalised medicine.