Athera Biotechnology AB

Fogdevreten 2a
171 77 Solna

Phone: (+46-8)50884744
Fax: (+46-8)202579


Company Figures
Number of employees 1-19
Year of foundation 2002
Area of business Diagnostics

Company Profile

About us

Athera develops diagnostics and drug candidates for risk assessment, prevention and treatment of inflammatory mediated cardiovascular diseases. Brief facts about the company follow below:

• Based on findings of the critical role of anti-phospholipid antibodies (aPL) and natural antibodies in the process of atherosclerosis and development of cardiovascular events.
• Founded in 2002, to exploit innovations made by Professor Johan Frostegård and Professor Ulf de Faire at Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm Sweden.
• Develops a portfolio of diagnostic products, therapeutic targets and product candidates.
• A team of twenty professionals with experience in Diagnostic Test Development, Pharma R&D, Business Development and Finance.
• Privately held with Karolinska Development as lead investor. Other investors are the Baltic Sea Foundation, private investors and the Swedish government agencies ALMI and Nutek.
• Located at Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm Sweden, with a diagnostic development facility in Uppsala, Sweden.

Product Information
03.02.04 Fertility/Pregnancy hormones/Proteins

03.02.14 Specific proteins

Absorbest AB

Klintvägen 1
590 40 Kisa

Phone: 0046-494-77 99 52
Fax: 0046-494-715-95

Company Contacts
Department/ Name Address

Managing Director, R & D: Rolf Rovaniemi

Sales/marketing: Ulrika Malmén

Company Figures
Number of employees 1-19
Sales volume 1-9 Mio US $
Export content > 75%
Year of foundation 1998
Area of business Commodities and Consumer Goods for Surgeries and Hospitals

Language: German Language: English Company Profile

Improved hygiene, infection control and cost efficiency
Super absorbent mats, pads and dressings contribute to a more dry and safe environment, reducing cleaning- and turnaround times. The DryMax products are a vital part of a better Fluid Management Control! We specialize in solving fluid problems in the O.R, in wet investigations and within wound care (heavily exuding wounds). Absorbest develops and manufactures hygienic products which contribute to the most dry and safe result ever – an important part of Infection

Product Information
05.08 Disposable articles for surgeries
DryMax super absorbent pads

Super absorbent mats and sterile pads; improving hygiene, cleaning, turnaround time and infection control.
A vital part of a better fluid management control!

05.15 Dressings for wounds
DryMax Dressing

Drymax Dressing, the super absorbent dressing for heavily exuding wounds. Fewer changes, less pain, at lower cost!


Biblioteksgatan 25, P.O. Box 50 70
102 42 Stockholm

Phone: (+46-8)44058-80
Fax: (+46-8)44058-90

Company Profile

About Bactiguard

The clinically proven solution for preventing hospital acquired infections
The company Bactiguard has the vision of becoming the world leader in reducing all device related hospital and care acquired infections. Through innovative technology and techniques, we are providing a clinically proven, practical and cost effective solution. The proof of Bactiguard® – over 80.000 patients in clinical studies, 60 million end users.

The product Bactiguard® consists of an extremely thin noble metal alloy, with antimicrobial and biocompatible properties. The unique physical and chemical properties of the Bactiguard® coating makes it applicable on any medical device.

Product Information
In Vitro/In Vivo Efficacy

The anti-microbial properties of the Bactiguard® coating, has been proven for clinically relevant strains of both Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria as well as for fungi.
Toxicological testing shows that the antimicrobial property of the Bactiguard® coating is not achieved at the expense of its biocompatibility1.

Mouse fibroblasts; extracts from the Bactiguard® coated catheter did not show cytotoxic reactions.
Short and long term implantation studies; no differences in biological reactions compared to control.
Hemocompatibility; no tendency of increased platelet adhesion due to the Bactiguard® coating.

Urethral Applications

The noble metal alloy Bactiguard® coated latex urinary catheter has been proven to prevent urinary infections in many clinical investigations over the years. The bulk of the published clinical trial data includes close to 30 000 patients plus well over 50.000 patients in cohort studies. The average reduction of catheter associated urinary tract infection of about 30-40% can be directly related to the unique properties of the Bactiguard® coating of urinary catheters.
80.000 patients in clinical – average reduction of infection 30-40%
Blood Applications
A clinical study of Bactiguard® coated central venous catheters has also been carried out. It was concluded that the coating significantly reduced the incidence of infections by approximately 50% after thirteen days.

HEGU Svenska AB

Brobyvägen 5 F
570 12 Landsbro

Phone: (+46-383)64000
Fax: (+46-383)60199

Company Contacts
Department/ Name Address

Marketing / Alice Rostgaard Evald

Company Figures
Number of employees 1-19
Sales volume 1-9 Mio US $
Export content max. 50%
Year of foundation 1993
Area of business Electronical Equipment / Medical Technology

Physiotherapy / Orthopaedic Technology / Occupational Therapy

Commodities and Consumer Goods for Surgeries and Hospitals

Language: German Language: English Company Profile

About the company
HEGU Svenska AB has been manufacturing sterile single-use acupuncture needles under its own brand at its plants in China and South Korea for over a decade. The needles are manufactured in line with market specifications and observe the instructions and regulations of the FDA in the US and the Medical Products Agency in Sweden.

Manufacture and distribution of HEGU Balance-Tape, can also be used for Kinesio Taping®. Manufacture and distribution of personal scales.

The manufacturing plants subscribe to EU regulations covering medical device products and are quality certified to ISO 9002 and certified to EU’s standard and approved CE certification.

Product Information
Personal scales
Balnealtherapeutic equipment
Compression and support stockings and tights
Back support aids, support bandages and corsets
Acupuncture equipment and accessories
Acupuncture needles
Universal medical commodities

HEGU – Standard

HEGU-Standard is our Chinese needles of very high quality. Needle-heads and polishing as per Swedish physiotherapist/acupuncturist requirements. Spiral handle of silver-plated copper, for best electrical conductivity. Manufactured from stainless surgical,specially hardened, spring steel. Needles from thicknesses of 0.30mm have thicker handles than the normal Chinese needles. This makes the needles more sturdy and easier to manipulate. We carry out continuous quality inspections at the
HEGU – Xeno

HEGU-Xeno is a needle of highest quality. Japanese needle type. Needle-heads ground like a pine needle. Non-pyrogenic nor toxic. Specially manufactured for painless insertion, even quality. Spiral handle of surgical stainless steel for optimum grip. Manufactured of surgical stainless spring steel, from Sweden. Best electrical conductivity properties for electroacupuncture. 3-year sterility.

Xavitech A/B

Järnvägsgatan 2
871 45 Härnösand

Phone: (+46-611)556100
Fax: (+46-611)782510

Micro pump and diaphragm pumps – Home

Company Contacts
Department/ Name Address

Jonathan Grip

Company Profile

About us

Company background
Xavitech is a Swedish company located in Härnösand, just a 30-minutes flight north of Stockholm. The area is famous as the High Coast with a constant land rising of up to 1 cm each year.

In the company we have 10 years of experience in development and production of gas analysis systems and air sampling systems for medical and industrial field. During the years we have earned deep understanding of the specific needs around air sampling and the pumps used.

The gained experience has led us to further improve pumps and technology in connection. We have two pending patents demonstrating that our solutions take the technology related to pumps to a new level. The core business is to design, manufacture, and provide pumps. As Xavitech® pumps use an intelligent control system, we will be able to supply application-specific pump solutions according to the customer needs.

To summarize, if you are interested in small gas and/or liquid pumps, we can help you.

Product Information
Pumps, diaphragm
Pumps, micro
Pumps, oilless

X2 Technology AB

Annavägen 8
352 46 Växjö

Phone: 0046-470-71 79 50
Fax: 0046-470-71 79 51

Company Contacts
Department/ Name Address

Bo Arrhén

Company Figures
Number of employees 1-19
Sales volume 1-9 Mio US $
Export content > 75%
Year of foundation 2002
Area of business Components, Parts, Original Equipment Manufacturers

Language: German Language: English Company Profile

X2 Technology AB
X2 Technology develope and market lifting columns for applications in the field of:
– medical
– hellth care
– ergonomical

We are specialists in customizing.

We lift You!

Product Information
Lifting Column

We produce customized lifting columns for various of application in the field of medical.
Our main advantage ishigh off-set loads and customizing.