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101 Top Biotechnology Startups and Companies in The Netherlands (2021)

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This article showcases our top picks for the best The Netherlands based Biotechnology companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Biotechnology industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top The Netherlands Biotechnology Startups

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LUMICKS

LUMICKS

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LUMICKS provides single-molecule analysis technologies for cancer research and immunotherapy.

Agendia

Agendia

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Agendia provides molecular diagnostics and personalized treatment plans for cancer patients.

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Lava Therapeutics

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Lava Therapeutics is a developer of a bispecific antibody platform used to engage gamma-delta T cells for the treatment of cancer.

Agendia

Onward

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Onward develops an Implantable Neuro-stimulation System (INS) with real-time motion feedback and uses training tools.

Agendia

Neogene Therapeutics

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Neogene Therapeutics is a biotech company providing cancer patients with T cell therapies targeting mutated proteins called neo-antigens.

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Anavo Therapeutics

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Anavo Therapeutics is a global leader in unlocking the full therapeutic potential of human phosphatase biology.

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Mimetas

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MIMETAS develops organ-on-a-chip tissue- and disease models for better, more reliable, and tailored medicines.

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arGEN-X

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arGEN-X offers a platform for antibody lead choice that supports the discovery of human antibody therapeutics.

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UniQure

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uniQure is focused on the research and early development of human gene-based therapies.

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Merus

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Merus is a biomedical company engaged in the discovery and development of antibody-based biopharmaceuticals.

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INKEF Capital

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INKEF focuses on early-stage venture investing in European companies active in technology, life science and healthcare.

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Kiadis Pharma

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Kiadis Pharma is a biopharmaceutical company offering novel treatment options for terminally ill cancer patients.

Agendia

New Amsterdam Pharma

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New Amsterdam is a clinical-stage company focused on the research and development of transformative therapies for cardio-metabolic diseases.

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Avantium Technologies

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Avantium Technologies provides high-throughput R&D technologies for applications in the energy, chemicals and pharmaceutical industries.

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The Protein Brewery

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The Protein Brewery specializes in developing and making animal-free-based protein in a sustainable way.

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Fagron SA

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Fagron is a pharmaceutical company specializing in chemicals, equipment, and supplies solutions.

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Salvia BioElectronics

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Salvia is an innovative start-up active in the emerging field of BioElectronics.

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Leyden Labs

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Leyden Labs provides a platform that targets commonalities of viral families to protect humanity from known and future viruses.

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ProQR Therapeutics

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ProQR Therapeutics is a biotech company focused on developments of drugs to treat genetic disorders.

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NorthSea Therapeutics

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NorthSea Therapeutics is a clinical-stage biotech company developing first-in class, oral, structurally-engineered lipid therapeutics.

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Bluebee

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Bluebee offers a secure global bio-informatics platform to process, analyze, share and store genomics data.

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Micreos

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Micreos, a Wageningen, The Netherlands-based developer of phage technology for targeted control of bacteria.

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Solynta

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Solynta is a breeding and biotechnology company based in Wageningen, the Netherlands.

Agendia

SkylineDx

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SkylineDx is a pioneer in the field of molecular diagnostics through developing and commercializing innovative, signature-based diagnostics.

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Scenic Biotech

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Scenic Biotech is a developer of a genomics and immunotherapy technologies created to unlock genetic suppressors.

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Batavia Biosciences

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Batavia Biosciences focuses on accelerating the transition of biopharmaceutical product

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Photanol

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Photanol is develops a breakthrough technology to convert CO2 and sunlight into valuable organic compounds.

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Nightbalance

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Nightbalance has created a device called the Sleep Position Trainer

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ISA Pharmaceuticals

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ISA Pharmaceuticals is a developer of synthetic therapeutic vaccines designed to provide treatment for cancer.

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Cristal Therapeutics

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Cristal Therapeutics is a pharmaceutical company developing a new class of nanomedicine based on its proprietary polymeric technologies.

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DCPrime

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DCPrime is a clinical stage company which develops novel cancer immunotherapies based on its DCOne platform technology.

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Ncardia

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Ncardia is an Operator of a biotechnology company intended to expedite drug discovery and development process.

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Gadeta

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Gadeta is a research and development company that develops immunotherapies for cancer.

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Azafaros

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Azafaros aims at developing new therapeutic agents for the treatment of rare metabolic disorders.

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ENPICOM

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ENPICOM is an innovative bioinformatics software engineering company on a mission to decode the immune system and improve human health.

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Ceradis

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Ceradis develops environmental friendly solutions for plant nutrition, crop protection and formulation technology.

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Medicinal Genomics

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Medicinal Genomics is pioneering the genomics of medical cannabis and hemp.

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FUMI Ingredients

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We are bringing the world’s first vegan & non-GMO egg-white replacer, made from naturally occurring micro-organisms to the market!

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Citryll

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Citryll is a developer of pharmaceutical drugs used to treat autoimmune and other human diseases.

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Amarna Therapeutics

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Amarna Therapeutics is a privately held European biotechnology company.

Agendia

BIOND Solutions

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Bi/ond empowers biological innovation by engineering microchips that Nourish, Stimulate and Monitor Tissues and Cells.

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Xenikos

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Xenikos is developing a combination of two toxin-loaded anti-T-cell antibodies.

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EV Biotech

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Microbial Cell Factory engineering using computational biology as design basis

Agendia

RheoCube

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RheoCube is a cloud-based complex fluids simulation platform, designed to offer a user-friendly alternative.

Agendia

LipoCoat

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LipoCoat is a spin-off company from the University of Twente that develops bio-inspired coatings for healthcare.

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Qiagen

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QIAGEN N.V., through its subsidiaries, provides technologies and products for preanalytical sample preparation and linked molecular assay

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Delft Advanced Biorenewables

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Uses a proprietary separation / fermentation technology that intensifies biobased chemical/fuel production to produce more for less costs

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Protix Biosystems

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Protix offers high quality products that enable you to optimise your feed solutions.

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Pepscope

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PEPSCOPE aims to make protein kinase inhibitors better therapeutics by providing unique insights in their functioning.

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Epify

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Epify is a collaboration between Maastricht University and the bioinformatics group of Ghent University.

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Cergentis

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Cergentis provides services and kits based on its proprietary ‘Targeted Locus Amplification’ (TLA) technology.

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In Ovo

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In Ovo combines animal welfare and efficiency by offering biotechnological solutions to the poultry industry.

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Audion Therapeutics

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It is a private biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the discovery, development and commercialization of drugs and delivery technologies

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ChainCraft

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ChainCraft develops mixed culture fermentation technologies in order to produce sustainable biobased chemicals.

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Polyganics

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Polyganics is a medical technology company that develops, manufactures, and markets bioresorbable medical devices.

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Prosensa

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Prosensa provides RNA-based therapeutics for the treatment of genetic disorders, infections and cancers.

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Synerkine Pharma

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Synerkine Pharma is a developer of fusion proteins for the treatment of chronic pain.

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Madam Therapeutics

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Madam Therapeutics is a biotech startup, developing sustainable, pragmatic solutions to alleviate the burden of infectious diseases.

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AM Pharma

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AM-Pharma is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of therapeutics to treat inflammatory and infectious diseases.

Agendia

Mucosis

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Mucosis is a clinical stage Dutch biotechnology company developing mucosal vaccines.

Agendia

Khondrion

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Khondrion is a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company.

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ECG-Excellence

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Medical technology SAAS

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MRIguidance

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MRIguidance is a spin-off company of UMC Utrecht developing the medical imaging technique BoneMRI.

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Toxys

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Toxys is a Dutch biotech company.

Agendia

i-Optics

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i-Optics offers eye diagnosis solutions and products for age related eye diseases.

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NTrans Technologies

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NTrans Technologies offers a proprietary platform technology for the intracellular delivery of bioactive molecules.

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DSM

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DSM is a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials. By connecting its unique competences in Life Sciences.

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Igea Pharma

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IGEA Pharma focuses on health-tech and med-tech products and devices.

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Matisse Pharmaceuticals

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Matisse Pharmaceuticals is a biotechnology company dedicated to development of pharmaceutical therapies.

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Sibö

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Biotech company with the purpose to find new efficient and clean raw materials and create healthy and sustainable solutions for the world

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EnCare Biotech

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EnCare Biotech B.V., a newly founded spin-off company from University Medical Center Utrecht

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PATS

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PATS is an Indoor Drone Solutions enables greenhouse farmers to significantly reduce and eliminate flying insect pest populations

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Amylon Therapeutics

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Amylon Therapeutics is a biotechnology company that uses RNA Modulation Technology to target rare genetic disorders.

Agendia

Numeric Biotech

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Numeric Biotech is to build an innovative portfolio of first-in-class treatments that target multiple mechanisms of age related diseases.

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Detact Diagnostics B.V.

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Detact holds the patent for a new, innovative, real-time, bacterial detection system that enables hospital staff.

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FABPulous

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FABPulous is an innovative healthcare company which develops and markets solutions for diagnostics in primary care and emergency medicine.

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Dezima Pharma

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Dezima Pharma develops protein-based compounds for treatment of cardiovascular disease related to dyslipidemia.

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Lanthio Pharma

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Lanthio Pharma is focused on the research and development of therapeutic lantipeptide drugs for serious diseases.

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thromboDx BV

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thromboDx is a molecular diagnostics company that develops and commercializes blood-based, platelet-powered diagnostics.

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BIMINI Biotech

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BIMINI Biotech is a startup that develops innovative therapeutic strategies for oncology.

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RespiQ

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Breath diagnostics for insights into your health

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ORCA Therapeutics

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ORCA Therapeutics isdesigns and develops therapeutics for the treatment of cancer using Oncolytic Replication Competent Agents (ORCA).

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FF Pharma

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FF Pharma, a biopharmaceutical company, develops anti-CD40 monoclonal antibody therapy for the treatment of chronic inflammatory diseases.

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Optiqua

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Optiqua develops highly sensitive biosensors for the real-time monitoring of contaminants and biochemical substances.

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ArtPred

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ARTPred is a research driven biotech company.

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to-BBB

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The Company combines existing drugs with to-BBB’s proprietary G-Technology® for enhanced drug delivery across the blood-brain barrier.

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Materiomics BV

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Materiomics BV is a biotech company located in Enschede, The Netherlands.

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Sensius

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Sensius is an Erasmus MC Spinoff company developing novel cancer treatment using hyperthermia.

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Fibriant

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We are a young biotech company located in the Bioscience Park in Leiden.

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Natur International

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Natur International is a corporate platform that aims to offer better healthcare services at better prices to more people.

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Health Value Creation

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Health Value Creation is developing two surgical devices, a diagnostic tool and a trocar closure device.

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TripleMed

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TripleMed aims to develop innovative and cost-effective solutions for the treatment of aortic aneurysms.

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Hep-Art Medical Devices

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Hep-Art Medical Devices develops bio-artificial liver system to support acute liver failure patients to liver recovery.

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Allero Therapeutics

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Allero Therapeutics is a biopharmaceutical company.

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Sigmascreening

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At Sigmascreening, an Amsterdam based medical device company, they focus on the development of new products in the area of breast cancer

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Frame Cancer Therapeutics

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Frame Cancer Therapeutics offers cancer vaccines based on DNA that focus on the unique and individual nature of a patient’s tumor.

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DC4U

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DC4U is a life science company that develops technologies enabling steering the human immune response.

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ProFibrix

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ProFibrix is a biotech company developing and commercializing products for the hemostasis and regenerative medicine markets.

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Netherlands Translational Research Center B.V.

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Netherlands Translational Research Center translates novel biological concepts on the treatment of diseases into small molecule drugs.

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InProcess-LSP

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InProcess-LSP provides Process Analytical Services for Life Science and Pharma industry.

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Mercurna

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Mercurna is a Nijmegen-based biotech startup determined to deliver a first-of-its-kind precision medicine for chronic kidney disease.

Written by Mark Kendall

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