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Health~Holland is the brand name and communication channel of the Top Sector Life Sciences & Health. The Top Sector is designated by the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and is selected on the ability to contribute substantially to global societal challenges.
The Top Sector LSH covers a broad range of disciplines, from pharmaceuticals to medtech and from healthcare infrastructure to vaccination. To realise its mission – vital functioning citizens in a healthy economy - the Top Sector builds on the strengths of the Dutch Life Sciences & Health sector to address the biggest societal challenges in prevention, cure and care: improving health while restraining the costs of healthcare.
The Top Sector LSH initiates and stimulates interdisciplinary research and development in public- private partnerships (PPP) to valorise innovation. By attracting funding, sharing best practices, the connective role and communicating as one voice through Health~Holland, the Top Sector is boosting a productive infrastructure. Thereby investing in Top Sector’s mission: vital functioning citizens in a healthy economy.
Leiden Bio Science Park
With around 106 dedicated medical life sciences companies and institutions, the largest number of bioscience start-ups in the Netherlands and several multinationals and internationally acclaimed research institutes, the Leiden Bio Science Park is an excellent environment for your science and business to flourish!
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Discover Europe’s foremost biopharmaceutical campus: Pivot Park
Pivot Park was founded in 2012 to provide the optimal European location for innovative pharmaceutical companies. Today, this advanced science campus helps early-phase entrepreneurs, fast-growth scale-ups and mature global leaders take their next steps in their ambition to improve global health care.
As home to 600 people working at over 60 companies, we make sure they have what they need to succeed. The park combines lab and office spaces with high-quality R&D facilities, two GMP-certified pilot plants, an Ultra-High-Throughput Screening Centre, on-site analytical support and a well-equipped Open Access Laboratory. This is backed up by having various companies at Pivot Park that provide a wide range of essential pharma support services. These include routes to specialist finance, shared gateways to knowledge and access to outstanding scientific and entrepreneurial expertise.
As a result, Pivot Park is now the hotspot for pharmaceutical innovation in Europe. And with ambitious plans for future growth, we are well on our way to creating the dynamic and uniquely pharma-based knowledge community of our dreams.
Pivot Park is located in Oss, the spiritual home of the Netherlands’ pharmaceutical industry. Besides offering a wonderful work-life balance, being located in Oss places Pivot Park at the heart of a vibrant ecosystem of universities, educational institutes, research institutes and centres of excellence that work in similar and related fields.
Learn more at www.pivotpark.com
Axon is an IP law firm and licensing expert with a focus on food, pharma and biotech. Axon assists ag tech companies, amongst others, bringing innovative products to the market and concluding commercial and R&D driven transactions. Axon reports current food law developments at the blog FoodHealthLegal.
Progress-Executive Services (EXS) understands your challenges with license-to-operate and time-to-market needs. We support you by offering excellent solutions for sustainable and successful growth of your pharmaceutical business. Progress-EXS is aware of the need for expertise support at senior management level within life science and pharmaceutical industries. Progress-EXS has an extensive network of seasoned senior executives available for temporary C-suite assignments.
How can we support you? We can identify and offer the perfect candidate for your current need, making sure that the right candidate with the right level of expertise and profile fits your culture.
Moreover, Progress-EXS offers excellent Quick Scan methodology to identify on fast, reliable and effective manner time-to-market and license-to-operate. Not only we are experts in concise reporting to your C-suite level, we also supply fast track action plans with the possibility to support you during the execution.
Our experience allows us to bridge your senior management and work-floor level, understanding the operational challenges and issues, while at the same time being able to zoom out seeing the overall picture. Our approach is pragmatic and transparent and we strive to constantly deliver high quality services.
Progress-PME your independent partner for project management and consultancy in life science, (bio)pharmaceutical, medical device and healthcare industries.
Progress-PME provides project management, interim management and consultancy services in the field of:
Pharmaceutical and Bioprocess Engineering, Manufacturing, Quality Control, Chemistry Manufacturing and Controls (CMC), Technology Transfer, Regulatory Affairs, Validation, Lean Six Sigma / Operational Excellence and Quality Management (GxP, QA, QP).
Progress-PME holds a leading position in fast and effective support and has an excellent track record of ensuring customers reach their goals. Our wide knowledge and broad experience guarantee high value projects, and our services are characterized by a multi-disciplinary approach, flexibility, added value and persistence. Continuously training, motivating, inspiring and challenging our employees is therefore a high priority for us.
PwC – Pharma & Life Sciences profile
Across the whole Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences value chain, PwC's trusted professional advisors use their wealth of industry based experience, knowledge and expertise to help our clients evaluate their strategic business options, improve management and control, and identify cost saving initiatives.
At PwC, our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. We're a network of firms in 157 countries with more than 208,000 people. At PwC in the Netherlands over 4,400 people work together. We're committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. Please visit us at www.pwc.nl
Working closely with our clients, ranging from small entrepreneurial life science companies to large global corporations, we aim to achieve increased performance by improving the efficiency and effectiveness of a company’s key business operations.
In the Netherlands we have a broad sectorteam of dedicated professionals, focussing on our various regions. This includes both the industry but also knowledge institutions (such as universities in Amsterdam, Leiden, Utrecht, Eindhoven and Maastricht) and innovative businessparks (such as Amsterdam Biomed, Leiden Bioscience, Utrecht Sciencepark, Pivotpark Oss and Healthcampus Maastricht). Through this local dedication and focus, we have a proven track record of connecting the industry in a proactice way.
Please read more about how our Pharma & Life Sciences team can help you: www.pwc.nl/pharma
V.O. Patents & Trademarks
V.O. Patents & Trademarks is one of the larger independent Intellectual Property firms in Europe. We offer services in patent and trademark protection, as well as market and engineering intelligence in terms of IP.
We have wide expertise and many years of experience in Chemistry, Life Sciences, Engineering and Hightech & Electronics. More than 60 attorneys support clients worldwide to maximize the value of their intellectual property.
Clients range from tech starters and midsized innovators to knowledge centers and multinationals. They include leading national and international companies and institutes. With nine offices in the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany, we operate in a global network of professionals.
Our work is recognized worldwide by the IP industry. V.O. is praised as "a center of excellence" in Intellectual Asset Magazine and in 2019 we received The Netherlands prosecution IP Firm of the Year Award from Managing IP Magazine. We are listed as a leading European patent law firm by Financial Times.
Visit our website at www.vo.eu
Quality by Design
By bringing our consultants and their expertise together with our life sciences clients in the best possible way, we help our them to develop safe therapies and technologies for patients and consumers. We do this worldwide, with over 185 people who are highly qualified in QA, validation, regulatory affairs and project management in the pharmaceutical, biotech, healthcare, medical devices and cosmetics industries. To this end, we have set up offices in Belgium (HQ), the Netherlands, France, Spain, Mexico and Colombia.
As we enter a century where transformative advances in biology and medicine will reshape the way we deliver human health, researchers need approaches that can keep up with the fast pace of their science. At 10x Genomics, we provide single cell and spatial solutions that enable researchers to drive the leading edge of what’s possible. Join us for this seminar and explore how these technologies can advance your research. Resolve highly complex biological systems, while bringing into focus the details that matter most. Explore biology at true resolution.
HollandBIO: the Dutch Biotech Industry Association
HollandBIO is the Dutch biotech industry association connecting, supporting, and representing over 150 medical, agro-food, and industrial biotech companies. Our members are active in all phases of research and development and include all company sizes: start-ups, SMEs, listed companies and multinationals. Together, we strive for a society taking full advantage of the power of biotechnology in health, food and sustainability.