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.


Anna Ridderstad Wollberg. Ph.D., Project Manager. ”I work with BIO-X, Industrial Partnerships and Swelife. We can make a difference for researchers wanting to commercialise their ideas within life science.”

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