For some patients, voice production after laryngectomy is impossible.For others voice quality is unpredictable or poor to enable high-quality voice production for those patients, a voice-producing shunt prosthesis will be developed.
Method and equipment for heart tissue viability control during heart surgery operations will be developed using time-resolved, laser-induced fluorescence techniques, electrical activity mapping and thermovision.
The structural knowledge of the mutated androgen receptor ligand binding domain and its complexes with agonists and antagonists should shed light on controlling proliferation of prostate cancer cells, thus facilitating drug design.
Development of new antibacterial additives, fibres and textile materials designed for protection of humans against pathogenic microorganisms.
Development of new monoclonal antibodies against signal transducer and transcription activator "stati" protein and its endogenous inhibitor "socs3" protein. Construction of kit for detection of hla-g antigens.
Based on cannabis metabolomics, cannabis smoke-analysis and advanced extraction techniques, tailor-made well-defined extractions will be made for different medical applications and new techniques for oral admin will be developed.
The aim is to launch a new therapeutic method for sports medicine using a combination of new combined laser therapeutic device with adequate therapies and limited quantities of corresponding drugs.
The fundamentals for a "natural" supply chain of fats will be developed. For this step change, chemical processes must be eliminated. This involves development of milder oil purification, application of enzymes and development of a new variety of sunflower.
Propionic acid bacteria (pab) are applied, together with other dairy bacteria, for development of a swiss flavour concentrate and for improvement of ripening of semi-hard cheeses. The focus is on (directing) routes of flavour formation by pab.
Development of the use of tumour necrosis factor related apoptosis inducing ligand or apo2 ligand (trail) as an efficient anti-tumour therapy as an alternative to chemo/radiotherapy.