Health and Medicine

Leiden University,  Delft University of Technology, and Erasmus University Rotterdam cover a very wide spectrum of disciplines, and are complementary to a significant degree. All three are highly regarded universities with research groups that rank among the world’s finest.  This offers unique opportunities for structural collaboration.

Medical Delta

Medical Delta is the medical-technological consortium of the three universities, the Erasmus MC, and the Leiden University Medical Centre, as well as public-sector bodies and businesses.

Medical Delta

Proton clinic

The Holland Particle Therapy Centre (HollandPTC) is to become the first proton clinic in the Netherlands. HollandPTC is an initiative of a consortium consisting of LUMC, Erasmus MC, and TU Delft.


Clinical Technology degree programme

An interdisciplinary Bachelor's degree programme from Leiden University, TU Delft, and Erasmus University Rotterdam, which trains students to become technical and medical professionals in a medical treatment team.

Bachelor's degree programme in Clinical Technology

Frugal innovation in healthcare

One of the areas of focus at the Leiden-Delft-Erasmus Centre for Frugal Innovation in Africa (CfIA) is innovation in the local healthcare sector.

The 'frugal thermometer' 

KIC ‘Healthy Living and Active Ageing’

Medical Delta plays an important part in EIT Health, which is also a Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC) of the European Institute for Innovation & Technology. It encompasses 140 partners from fourteen EU countries. This Knowledge and Innovation Community is developing a single joint strategy for safeguarding healthcare and well-being in Europe for the long term.

EIT Health


Start date

AI in healthcare

We are happy to announce the Digital Society Health & Well-being conference ‘AI in Healthcare: preparing for the future’ on October 1st. Artificial Intelligence…