TOPFIT a strategic open innovation programme

TOPFIT is a strategic open innovation programme initiated by Radboud university medical centerRadboud UniversityWageningen University & Research and University of Twente. Comprising a wide range of partners such as care institutions, companies, insurance companies, municipalities, GGD's, universities of applied sciences and vocational education. The program has a horizon of 10 years and an annual turnover of 100 million, and aims to be the largest research embedded Citizen Lab and Health Innovation Hub (including public-private innovation platform) in Northern Europe.

The Northern European Gelderland/Overijssel region offers a unique combination of scientific knowledge and business environment in the field of (medical) technology, nutrition and health and citizen science approach. Thus the TOPFIT focus 'One step ahead': personalized treatment and services innovations in early primary prevention, early diagnosis, early intervention and risk profiling and well-being, to enhance quality of life, economic and social innovations.


TOPFIT a strategic open innovation programme

TOPFIT aims to be the largest research embedded Citizen Lab and Health Innovation Hub in Northern Europe.

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Mission programmes

TOPFIT deploys a programmatic approach, aiming at so-called moonshots at a timescale of over 10 years, organized in dynamic, short mission driven programmes.

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Mission programmes

TOPFIT deploys a programmatic approach, aiming at moonshots (ambitious, exploratory and ground-breaking project) at a timescale of over 10 years, organized in dynamic (disease oriented) mission driven programmes that deliver impact for social innovation, health system innovation, economic growth and further scientific excellence, at a time scale of over 5 years.

Currently, experts from more than 80 companies and 150 researchers and health professionals are detailing roadmaps for four mission driven programmes on diabetes, cardiovascular disease, movement disorders and renal diseases. Read more about these programmes.


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Interested in the TOPFIT programme or do you want to be involved? Or do you have any questions? Please, visit the website.