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Life Sciences and Health in the Northern Netherlands

The TopDutch region is home to UMCG, a global top 100 university medical center, that forms the core of our health campuses. It offers an excellent infrastructure to support research, product development and large-scale health studies. Like LifeLines, one of the world’s largest population-based cohort studies and biobanks following over 160,000 participants. Our focus is on prevention: keep people healthy. Our companies are recognized worldwide for their biomarkers, drug discovery & development, drug delivery systems, cardiovascular tools and smart orthopedic solutions.