"Innovation is found where people, ideas
and technologies intersect."

Patrick Verheyen, Head J&J London Innovation Center

"We need to join forces if we want to solve
Alzheimer's Disease."

Bart De Strooper, Professor at VIB and KU Leuven, Co-director LIND

Aim of this call

This call sets out to encourage the participating BeNeLux academic community, in collaboration with Janssen scientists, to propose high quality research projects in the area of neurodegenerative disorders. The focus is on discovery of mechanisms and identification of novel drug targets, the validation of these targets or of published targets in line with pharma standards, the generation of more relevant experimental cellular or animal models with translational capabilities, earlier and better patient identification and stratification by biomarker, clinical diagnosis and imaging approaches, and assessments of therapeutic interventions.

Call timeline