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.

30 projects

  • REConstituting the microbiome After Pneumonia

    Can probiotics reconstitute gut microbiome and restore the health of patients treated for community-acquired pneumonia?
  • Eating quark to build and maintain muscle

    Can we use quark to stimulate muscle buildup in young and older men?
  • Food for thought: does nutrition improve outcome after neonatal brain injury?

    A study to demonstrate whether nutrition can improve brain development in babies with brain injury
  • Mama’s milk sugars to protect the vulnerable preterm brain

    Can we use human milk sugars to protect preterm infants from developing brain injury?
  • Novel solutions against Enteropathogenic Clostridia

    Finding alternative solutions to tackle C. difficile by stimulating a healthy microbiome
  • A blood test for Alzheimer’s disease

    First results with blood test show that blood-based diagnostics for Alzheimer’s Disease are promising.
  • A live attenuated vaccine against coronaviruses

    Development of a live attenuated vaccine against a deathly coronavirus in cats