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.

48 projects

  • New drug therapies by a better understanding of ubiquitin metalloprotease activity

    Development of advanced reagents for studying and monitoring ubiquitin metalloprotease activity.
  • A blood test for Alzheimer’s disease

    First results with blood test show that blood-based diagnostics for Alzheimer’s Disease are promising.
  • 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
  • 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 immunotherapy for pancreatic cancer

    Attacking the outer layer of pancreatic tumors to make the way for immunotherapy
  • Making an Alzheimer brain in a culture dish

    Alzheimer in people: growing numbers and no cure; Alzheimer in a dish comes to the rescue