2013-09-25 05:30Press release

Life science investor’s gateway to Stockholm: 15 new companies to enter life science investment hotlist



Stockholm-Uppsala Life Science Investment Hotlist is growing. 15 new companies enter the list, and take part in the search for international investments and partnerships.

“In our efforts to make this region more accessible for life science investors, it is satisfying that we now can greet 15 new exciting companies to Stockholm-Uppsala Life Science Investment Hotlist. These are some of the most promising new companies in the sector. We look forward to a busy period.” said Ylva Hultman-Erlandsson, business development manager for life science at Stockholm Business Region Development.

The list has been prepared in collaboration with the consulting firm Avanture and 35 companies are currently included. It is established as a tool for investors, making it easier to find the gems of the region. Foreign investments and partnerships are promoted by creating awareness of the list, and accompanying pitch book, via investor meetings and marketing initiatives.

“We can summarize a very positive first half-year, with almost 100 investor meetings and five continuing negotiations. There is a considerable interest in the region. The list does the groundwork for investors looking for opportunities.” said Ylva Hultman-Erlandsson.

To qualify, companies accepted on the list must offer a product or service, based on unique research, which will lead to a commercial solution with global potential. They must also have established themselves on the market with a finished product or service, alternatively, be close to the commercialization phase.

The selected companies are:

Affibody, BioChromix, CathPrint, Gradientech, Scandinavian Biopharma, SciBase, SensAbues, SymCel, Viscogel, Dilafor, Glucox Biotech, Mando Group, Hoa’s Tool Shop, Infogosoft and SciLife Clinic.

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For more information
Per Holmlund, PR Manager, Stockholm Business Region
+46 70-472 80 69, per.holmlund@stockholm.se

About Stockholm Business Region
Stockholm Business Region is the official investment promotion agency for the Stockholm region. Stockholm is one of Europe’s most dynamic regions. With continual high growth, world-leading clusters within life science, cleantech and ICT, and as a center for fashion and design, Stockholm is the natural capital city of Scandinavia.

About Invest Stockholm

Invest Stockholm is the official investment promotion agency of Stockholm. We work with the marketing and development of the Stockholm region as a business destination under the brand Stockholm – The Capital of Scandinavia. Invest Stockholm is a subsidiary of Stockholm Business Region, owned by the city of Stockholm. www.investstockholm.com www.visitstockholm.com www.stockholmbusinessregion.com


Anna Gissler
CEO, Invest Stockholm
Anna Gissler