The BE-Basic Foundation is an international public-private partnership that develops industrial bio-based solutions to build a sustainable society.
Netherlands Centre for Electron Nanoscopy (NeCEN)
NeCEN is the open-access facility for cryo-TEM in the Netherlands, in which eleven knowledge institutes and companies are collaborating, including TU Delft, Leiden University, the Erasmus Medical Centre and the Leiden University Medical Centre. Using cryo-transmission electron microscopy (cryo-TEM), researchers as well as companies can examine complex biological structures such as proteins. NeCEN has two FEI Titan Krios electron microscopes (cryo-TEM) that are available to knowledge institutes and companies.
Cyttron II is a multidisciplinary consortium of fourteen academic and industrial partners, including Leiden University, TU Delft, the Leiden University Medical Centre, and the Erasmus Medical Centre. Together, they are developing and integrating bio-imaging technologies for new medical diagnostics and treatments.
EIT 'Raw materials'
'EIT Raw Materials' (established in 2014) is a Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC) of the European Institute of Innovation & Technology. More than 100 partners from twenty EU countries are taking part in this pan-European public-private partnership. Researchers from the Leiden-Delft-Erasmus Centre for Sustainability were among those present at the birth of the Raw Matters consortium, which won the call.
EIT ‘Healthy Living and Active Ageing’
Medical Delta plays an important part in EIT Health, which is a Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC) of the European Institute of Innovation & Technology. It encompasses 140 partners from fourteen EU countries who aim at developing a single joint strategy for safeguarding healthcare and well-being in Europe for the long term.