Client stories

How we help our clients achieve meaningful impact and growth

At ttopstart, we are focused on helping our clients achieve meaningful growth and optimization of their strategic vision. This can be realized through our grants assistance, programme management, business leadership, and academic leadership services. Frequently, any given client will make use of several of our services given that we serve our clients throughout their development cycles.


ttopstart’s collaborative journey with the Erasmus MC Viroscience Department

The Viroscience Department at Erasmus MC is an international centre of excellence for multidisciplinary, basic, translational and clinical research of viruses and virus infections at the molecular, patient and population level. ttopstart has provided project management support in various ambitious projects.

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How ttopstart co-developed the proposal and helped conduct market research.

Thirona is a leading expert in AI-powered lung image analysis. By combining medical science and deep learning technology, Thirona supports principal investigators and sponsors with clinical trial data and pulmonary clinical care across the globe. This permitted Thirona to become a key player in the clinical trial market while validating its potential to enhance doctor’s medical decisions in clinical settings.

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how ttopstart co-developed the proposal and helps with project implementation.

PRAISE-U is an initiative for prostate cancer screening in the EU, among else aiming to raise awareness regarding prostate cancer, as well as the benefits of early prostate cancer detection. ttopstart co-developed the EU4Health proposal, provided support for grant agreement preparation and now advises EAU in project coordination and facilitates capacity building.

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How ttopstart co-developed the proposal and helped conduct market research.

Katalin Barta received EIC Transition funding of €2,5 million for PURESURF. She and her team will investigate and develop bio-based surfactants from renewable waste streams and set-up a spin-off company that will accelerate the transformation to a circular economy.

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How ttopstart helps OPTIMA focusing on internal and external engagement.

To translate the ideas of the OPTIMA consortium into a solution with impact, long-term strategic relations are required that acknowledge context and focus. Full compliance with relevant guidelines is a prerequisite towards success. To help OPTIMA with this, we create smart paths towards a sustainable impact that will accelerate the OPTIMA platform.

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How ttopstart focuses on management, coordination, dissemination, and sustainabililty.

Immune-Image is an IMI-funded project that aims to set up a sustainable and flexible platform for molecular imaging of immune cell dynamics using a broad range of novel tracer strategies. We lead the engagement and the sustainability & exploitation activities in the work package and we support with the external communication tasks.

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How ttopstart helped writing the proposal and manages the project.

At ttopstart, when we talk about impact we mean more than just publishing and sharing scientific knowledge. With a true lasting impact, we want to see results implemented in healthcare, where it can make a real difference for patients and the system. For the PRECIOUS project ttopstart offers full project management support as a partner of this consortium.

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How ttopstart helped accelerating the development of LenioBIO.

It was through the exploration of the EU’s Horizon 2020 funding between Dr. Martis of LenioBIO and ttopstart, that the idea of scalability was validated for LenioBio. Being encouraged to think about the craziest possible ambitions and having these ideas stress-tested is what caused a pivot for LenioBio to move from being solely a kit provider for R&D applications, to scaled industrial applicability.

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How ttopstart co-developed the proposal, provided strategic support, and advised on compliance and budget aspects

ttopstart assisted the core group during the consortium building phase, ensured the adequate alignment between the call requirements and the project idea, but also provided its support in budget aspects, which allowed refining the project workplan throughout the grant preparation.

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