Photo: Staffan Claesson

BIO-X call 2012

Hospital-acquired infections

Our call for new ways to improve the prevention and detection of hospital-acquired infections reflected growing world-wide concern about antibiotic resistance.


Christopher Holmström
The Catheasy-method and device – Reduction of pain and prevention of bleeding and infection associated with changing urinary catheters.

Peter Löwenhielm
Antibacterial and biocompatible polymers for prevention of surgical site infections.

Aman Russom
New technology to combat blood poisoning: a diagnostic tool for early, rapid diagnosis of sepsis.


Kristin Hellman. M.Sc., Business Development. “I focus on facilitating interaction between large companies and small start-ups and academic projects in order to accelerate the development of promising new products and technologies.”

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