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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!
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
Johnson & Johnson Innovation
At Johnson & Johnson Innovation, our mission is to curate and cultivate the world’s most promising, early-stage healthcare innovation wherever it originates. Through our global Johnson & Johnson Innovation network, we provide regional points of entry for life science and health technology innovators to access the breadth and depth of offerings that are unique to the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies.
Through our regional teams –led out of Boston, London, San Francisco and Shanghai –we deeply and actively participate in the external, early innovation ecosystem around the world. Johnson & Johnson Innovation’s diverse team of science and technology experts helps life science startups thrive and fuels the global life science ecosystem through flexible, customized partnership models and collaborations; early-stage incubation, startup services and mentorship; and strategic venture capital investments.
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
Progress consultants, your experts in Life Sciences.
Progress 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/RP).
Progress-holds a leading position in fast and effective support and has an excellent track record of ensuring customers reach their goals. Our consultants utilize and share their wide knowledge and broad experience to accelerate your projects. 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.
We accelerate improvement!
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
Quality by Design
Life sciences partner throughout the entire product lifecycle.
QbD supports companies worldwide in the life sciences throughout the entire product lifecycle, from idea to patient.
Since 2011, QbD has been helping companies in the life sciences and healthcare industry to qualitatively develop and produce products. QbD’s team offers knowledge & tailored (software) solutions in development, clinical, regulatory & compliance, production and distribution for companies active in Pharma, Biotech and Medical Devices.
With over 400 consultants worldwide, QbD has an ample knowledge base for solving complex project problems. In addition to the Belgian headquarters, QbD also has affiliates in the Netherlands, Spain, France, Mexico, Colombia and the US.
GenScript is the leading research partner for fundamental life science and translational biomedical research as well as early stage pharmaceutical development. Since its establishment in 2002, GenScript has exponentially grown to become a global leading biotech company that provides reliable bioreagents to more than 200,000 scientists in over 100 countries. To Make Research Easy for all scientists worldwide, GenScript has built the best-in-class capacity and capability for offering a comprehensive portfolio of products and customized services encompassing gene synthesis, molecular biology, synthetic biology, peptide synthesis, antibody and protein engineering and expression as well as in vitro and in vivo pharmacology.
Heembouw has extensive experience in designing, engineering and realizing taylormade buildings with controlled environments (laboratories and cleanrooms).
The clients specific business process and URS is our starting point for design of every building.
A good example of our design & build philosophy, is the built-to-suit medical devices production facility in Amersfoort (26.000m²).
Already for more than 25 years, Mibiton invests in Life Sciences facilities and equipment enabling Dutch SMEs to accelerate their commercial activities. Examples of investments include analytical equipment, first series of medical devices, clean rooms and agro-food production facilities. Investments are generally provided as financial lease arrangements. Please visit our website mibiton.nl for more information and details on the application procedure.
The Nikon Microscope Solutions unit is a part of the Nikon Healthcare Business Division of the Nikon Group of companies. The Microscope Solutions unit is focused on serving customers in research, biotech/pharma, the clinical laboratory, and education with industry leading microscope-based imaging solutions.
Today Nikon is a world-renowned brand, firmly established as a market leader in optical instrumentation and the only microscope company to manufacture its own glass, ensuring the very finest quality assurance throughout production. Nikon’s broad portfolio of microscope systems includes products for the educational, clinical, materials science, and research market as well as the biotech/pharma industry.
Shedding New Light on Healthcare
The Nikon Microscope Solutions unit belongs to the Nikon Corporation Healthcare Business Unit whose mission is to advance healthcare and provide a better quality of life, through a century of expertise in optical technology. The Healthcare Business Division encompasses microscope systems, ophthalmic, and regenerative medicine solutions.
Venn Life Sciences
Venn Life Sciences is an Integrated Drug Development partner offering a unique combination of drug development consultancy, clinical trial design and execution. These carefully combined services enable us to provide our customers with a complete service on all the stages of their drug development programs, from the early planning phase to final execution.
Venn Life Sciences features offices in Breda (Netherlands) and Paris (France) that offer expertise and capabilities in: CMC, Non-Clinical, Clinical Pharmacology and Development, Statistics, Study design and Methodology, Data Management, RTSM and Regulatory Affairs across a wide variety of therapeutic areas.
Our mission is to deliver high quality drug and device development services to our customers across their product development life cycle.
We play a pivotal role in the development of new products enabling disease prevention and treatment through:
- Long- term Partnerships – providing comprehensive added-value in the long-term
- Anticipating Customer Needs – development and integration of new services anticipated by customer needs
- Operational Excellence – Ensuring operational excellence across services
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.
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.