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.

52 projects

  • Blood-biomarkers for early detection of Alzheimer’s Disease

    The search towards an easy applicable blood-biomarker for accurate detection of Alzheimer’s disease pathology
  • Improving the Diagnosis of Candidiasis and Antifungal Resistance Detection

    Improved molecular diagnostics are urgently needed to optimal treat invasive fungal infections
  • Identifying high risk coronary lesions using Optical Coherence Tomography

    Identifying lesions in coronary arteries that are at high risk for causing future heart attack
  • Towards a dual-biomarker blood test for diagnosing intestinal ischemia

    Early diagnosis of an ‘intestinal attack’ by assessing blood biomarkers: moving closer to the clinic
  • New drug therapies by a better understanding of ubiquitin metalloprotease activity

    Development of advanced reagents for studying and monitoring ubiquitin metalloprotease activity.