11 June 2018

Under the name TopFit Impact Programme, Radboudumc, Radboud University, the University of Twente and Wageningen University & Research, join together in an impact programme aimed at preventing and reducing disease and the burden of disease.

Framework

Much progress has been made in recent years in understanding disease processes and the development of new treatment methods. At the same time, the realization that many diseases will remain incurable for the foreseeable future grows. Through smart integration of innovative technologies and knowledge about nutrition and health we can be one step ahead of disease and its burdens.

These integral solutions mean that there will be an ever more personal approach in healthcare. The payoff is a maximum increase in the quality of life of patients and the best perspective on affordable healthcare in an aging society. The goal of the TopFit programme is to contribute to controlling and limiting the cost of healthcare in the future, without making concessions to the quality of life of patients.

Impact

TopFit aspires to be a leading health impact programme on three levels: society & health, innovation & (regional) economy and science & technology. Therefore, the researchers work together with key partners in the east of the Netherlands.

During the summer of 2018 the programme will be further specified. After that, more information about TopFit will be available.

Contact

Are you interested in the TopFit Impact Programme? Do you want to be involved or do you have questions? Please contact Nathalie Bovy-vanderLugt.
 

Related news items


Four Veni grants for young RIMLS researchers

22 July 2019

Four young researchers, affiliated to the RIMLS, have each received a Veni grant of 250,000 Euro from NWO. Our researchers received this prestigious grant for their remarkable and original talent and their ability to carry out innovative research.

read more

Bas Loomans received Mid-Career Award

18 July 2019

Bas Loomans received in Vancouver the STEPHEN BAYNE MID-CAREER AWARD of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR)

read more

4,8 million euros for prevention of tuberculosis among people with diabetes in Africa

16 July 2019

Reinout van Crevel and Lindsey te Brake have received European funding of 4.8 million euros to lead an international consortium to screen thousands of people with diabetes in Uganda and Tanzania for TB, and investigate the effect and costs of 3 months preventive treatment for TB.

read more

50.000 grant for Paul de Jonge and Harry Dolstra

15 July 2019

Paul de Jonge and Harry Dolstra, theme Cancer development and immune defense, received a €50.000,- (NWA-IDG) grant for their project regarding cancer immunotherapy.

read more

Handbook of biomarkers and precision medicine a new publication by Alain van Gool

12 July 2019

Alain van Gool published a new handbook on biomarkers and applications in (pre)clinical drug development for precision medicine.

read more

The real impact of menstrual complaints on work and school productivity

8 July 2019

Menstrual period symptoms may be linked to nearly nine days of lost productivity every year, through presenteeism, suggests the largest study of its kind, published in the journal BMJ Open. But the real impact on women and society is underestimated and poorly appreciated, say the researchers.

read more