Projects

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.

44 projects

  • Immobilised “Quat” coatings on medical devices to prevent healthcare associated infections

    Immobilised Quat coatings are promising candidates to prevent medical implant failure by blocking biofilm formation.
  • Outer membrane vesicles for vaccine antigen display

    Outer membrane vesicles were investigated for the heterologous display of vaccine antigens from different pathogens
  • Can seaweed reduce blood glucose of obese type 2 diabetes patients?

    Seaweed supplementation to improve blood glucose regulation and reduce complications in type 2 diabetes patients.
  • Quantitative in vivo imaging of heart failure

    This project will yield quantitative imaging technologies for early detection of cardiac diseases.
  • A mobile application to lower dementia risk through healthy lifestyle

    If you want to grow old with good brain health, you should become active now.
  • Towards population screening for kidney disease

    This project aims to evaluate two approaches to screen the general population for urinary protein loss.
  • Early dementia diagnosis facilitated by automatically analysing MR images

    Quantitative image analysis methods optimally making use of MRI brain data for diagnosing dementia