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Materials Business Center actively builds and supports a community for startups with products and businesses based on materials technology and innovation in Southern Sweden. The community is growing – here you can read more about the current members. The presentation gets updated regularly to make sure we can offer the best possible matchmaking service for both investors and the companies.

Skosh

Skosh offers reusable cleaning spray bottles and water-soluble tablets that can be used as cleaning agents for kitchen, bathroom and other surfaces. Packaging of cleaning and detergent products are the second biggest contribution to the global plastic waste. Therefore, Skosh wants to get rid of all the one-time-use plastic waste and introduce our bottle that can be reused forever. By reusing the bottles instead of throwing them away. In the past you had to choose between an organic but expensive cleaner or an effective but highly chemical cleaner. Skosh combined the best of both worlds. Therefore, it is now possible to get your stuff clean by using non-toxic ingredients while also paying less

Skosh

SunCarbon

SunCarbon’s vision is to utilize forest industry by-products for the production of renewable fuels. There is a large societal drive in moving from fossil-based to renewable-based fuels, to lower the impact on the environment and to conserve natural resources. SunCarbon’s technology creates a link between the forest and the petrochemical industry by using a common energy vector – lignin.

SunCarbon

Sensative

Sensative is a rapidly-growing innovation company of practical Internet-of-Thing solutions. Its ultra-thin Strips sensor enables invisible mounting on windows and doors, up to 10 year carefree operations and instant integration with home security systems. Its open, secure connectivity platform and marketplace for property services, called Yggio, enables multipoint-to-multipoint communications and true hardware- and software-interoperability. Sensative was founded in 2013 and is based in Lund (Sweden) and employs around 25- people, many with extensive backgrounds in mobile and cloud technology. With Sensative solutions you can protect your home and make it more energy efficient.

Sensative

RMSensor

RMSensor works with a new an unique principle to achieve the highest possible sensitivy. This makes it possible to measure extremely weak vibrations at very low frequencies. This means that one can detect/observe events which earlier have been very hard to logg/measure with e.g. a gephone.

RMSensor

Katam

Katam Technologies AB is a newly started innovation and product development company with roots from Swedish mobile phone business. Katam is driven by the idea of cross-fertilizing the Swedish and Nordic base industries with innovative and advanced technology from the mobile and telecom industries. Katams vision is to become a world leader in mobile and industrial measurements of large volumes and quantities, e.g. within forest inventory. The technology is based on advanced image processing and sensor technology in Smartphone and offers great advantages over traditional measurement techniques such as laser, ultrasound etc.

Katam

Infingent

Innovations AB is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of silica-based nanoparticles and nano-composites. Headquartered at Medeon Science Park in Malmö, Sweden. Their innovative approach to science has allowed us to be at the head of a technological revolution which embraces the use of nanomaterials to make the world a better Place. As trendsetters in the field of nanotechnology-based fire protection and have developed various novel processes which enable us to efficiently create silica-based nanoparticles in different quantities and grades.

Infingent

Immunovia

Immunovia AB was founded by scientists from the Department of Immunotechnology at Lund University and CREATE Health – A Strategic Centre for Translational Cancer Research in Lund, Sweden. Immunovia’s strategy is to decipher a large amount of information in the blood and translate it into clinically useful tools to diagnose complex diseases such as cancer and to do this earlier and more accurately than previously possible. Immunovia’s core technology platform, IMMray™, is based on antibody microarray analysis. The company now performs clinical validation studies for commercialization of IMMray™ PanCan-d, which has the potential to become the first blood-based test for early diagnosis of pancreatic cancer.

Immunovia

Hexagem

Hexagem produce GaN wafers with zero threading dislocations using our patented technology. No threading dislocations means better voltage tolerance, improved device properties, and better device reliability. Hexagems technology enables higher quality GaN with a cost structure similar to today’s commercially available GaN material.

Hexagem

Glactone

Glactone Pharma has developed a pipeline of novel STAT3 (signal transducer and activator of transcription 3) inhibitors for the use in immuno-oncology and for the treatment of drug resistant cancers (including castration resistant prostate cancer). STAT3 is directly involved in tumor mediated immune suppression and in mechanisms leading to resistance to targeted therapies, making it an ideal target in combination treatments. Glactone objective is to take a candidate drug into clinical trials. Thereafter the intention is to divest the company to a larger company that can secure the further development, registration and commercialization of this novel treatment, making it available to patients, and to address large unmet medical needs.

Glactone

Enjay

Enjay is a cleantech company based in Malmö, Sweden, specialized in energy efficiency. The company´s first solution, Lepido, is a self-cleaning recovery coil, adapted for restaurant ventilation, enabling an end to this waste of energy. The delivered effect per converted restaurant varies from 17 to 106 kilowatts, lowering the average annual emissions of CO2 by circa 34 metric tons. Lepido is absolutely free of maintenance, making every kilowatt hour recycled a financial saving as well. Property owners worldwide can thus simultaneously save money and contribute to the climate. Enjay’s mission is to put an end to wasting energy, because the cleanest form of energy is the one never produced.

Enjay

EazPac

The idea behind Eazpac was to develop a food cover that improved food safety and had less impact on the environment and at the same time got rid of the limitations and frustrations of plastic film. By combining the simplicity and flexibility of the plastic wrap with the tight seal of a lid Eazycover was developed and protected by strong international patents. Today we produce Eazycover at our factory in Sweden while at the same time we continue to develop new smart and environmentally friendly products.

EazPac

Cyclicor

Cyclicor is an innovations based company focused on the development and commercialisation of safer and more sustainable polymers. The company was registered in October of 2012 as a spin-off company from the University of Lund in Sweden and began commercial development of its first product Cycli-ClearTM, a bisphenol free polycarbonate, in late 2013.

Cyclicor

Thyrolytics

Thyrolytics AB develops a first-of-its-kind diagnostic device for measuring serum levels of free T4 and T3. In contrast to the convectional diagnosis methods for thyroid disorders, our technology implies one-step direct measurement of the fT3 and fT4 concentrations.

Thyrolytics

Avsalt

Avsalt develops an all-electric Desalination System with high efficiency and sustainable footprint, tending to the global water shortage of potable water and farm water. The invention is scalable and deployable in-line, desalting brackish water. Ideal for onsite operation, the device uses porous carbon electrodes and can run on electricity from solar panels – with no need of high-pressure generation or high-maintenance membranes.

Avsalt

Cellevate

Cellevate is an innovative biotech company that develops the next generation of cell culture systems. They create highly porous and consistent networks of nanofibers through a patented manufacturing process. Cells in these networks are allowed to proliferate and interact with other cells in three dimensions (3D), in contrast to the monolayer cultures seen on conventional two dimensional (2D) surfaces. Cellevates goal is to provide life science researchers with more realistic in-vitro models, for more relevant data and successful research.

Cellevate

Bioextrax

Bioextrax was founded in 2014 based on a research from Lund University, Sweden. With the vision to create completely bio-based and chemical-free production processes that do not harm the environment,  they are consistently working to develop their applications in several areas. Bioextrax provides licensing of its patented technology. Bioextrax’s technology is 100% bio-based and chemical free, serving to contribute to a circular economy and a more sustainable society.

Bioextrax

Acconeer

Rooted in cutting-edge research and high-tech industry, with a passion for innovation and development, Acconeer is determined to create a major breakthrough in sensor technology. Acconeer has created a unique radar solution that creates new opportunities for human interaction with technology. The radar sensor is based on pulsed coherent radar technology and combines extremely low power consumption with high accuracy. The unique characteristics of this radar sensor make it possible to identify materials and detect motion in advanced sensor applications.

Acconeer

Scanfixator

In the primary management of complex injuries of the extremities sustained under war-, disaster- or traffic-conditions, early stabilization of broken bone is of decisive importance. There are several hundreds of devices design for external stabilization  but they all share a common feature e.g. inadequate mechanical characteristics and this has to be compensated for by constructing complex external configurations. This new device consists of a simplified system of only 2 ball joints and 1 connecting rod, that will provide adequate stabilization no matter of localization or complexity of the broken bones.

Scanfixator

Brillianze Sweden

Brillianze Sweden reduce the risk for fall accidents and enable safer mobility. Their automatic emergency brake system for rollators reacts to and prevents accidental movement. 1/3 of people over the age of 80, an increasing group, use walking aid and 11% of them have a fall accident every year. Besides devastating for the individual, fall accidents have an enormous social and financial impact with a cost of 14 billion SEK yearly. Brillianze Sweden technology, working prototype, is patented, simple and sustainable.

Brillianze Sweden

Helios Innovations

Industries use 50% of all the water in Europe and we at Helios help heavy industries becoming more self sustaining in their water consumption by cleaning saltwater with industrial waste heat. By using waste heat as an energy source we can drastically reduce the cost of desalination and also solve some of the negative aspects of conventional desalination by creating an eco-friendly brine. Helios Innovations are currently building a full-scale pilot facility that will be able to clean 40.000 liters per day.

Helios Innovations

Flowcup

Flowcup is the soft, Swedish menstrual cup with social projects all around the world. It is kind to the body, the wallet and to the environment. A kind menstrual cup at a kind price, quite simply.

Flowcup

Rawstraw

Rawstraw is the first company on the Swedish market to produce 100% natural, locally sourced and biodegradable single-use straws. With an easy solution to a complex problem, their vision is to become the largest replacement for plastic and paper straws. What makes the straws unique? Other than the fact that they are compostable and made from a by-product from Swedish rye-flour production, they also possess the advantage of keeping their shape no matter the type or temperature of the drink.

Rawstraw

GAIA BioMaterials

GAIA offers innovative, biodegradable patented materials based on renewable sources, that can replace 80% of all fossil volume plastics, under the brand Biodolomer®. Biodolomer does not generate microparticles and significantly reduces CO2-emissions when incinerated. Biodolomer® is available in different qualities for film blowing, injection moulding, sheet extrusion and bottle blowing. GAIA co-operates with global companies to serve a global demand for sustainable biodegradable solutions.

GAIA BioMaterials

Obducat Technologies

Obducat works with Nano Imprint Lithography, a technique to create small features on substrates. They give the substrate properties that normally are not inherent to that material. Possible properties include Anti-Reflective, Self-Cleaning, Anti-Microbial, Friction Reducing and Fluidics. Many companies can provide similar features, but through patented process Obducat can structure substrates up to 0,5 x 0,5 meters to companies all over the world.

Obducat Technologies

Spermosens

Spermosens is developing a patent-pending diagnostic device for male infertility, looking beyond the conventional sperm count and morphology. A first of a kind technology, Spermosens uses recombinant human egg-cell proteins to probe the fertilization potential of sperms electrochemically. Further it has implications in the suitable choice of Assisted Reproductive Technology, thereby reducing the time to conception and saving on costs and number of ART or IVF cycle required for the patients.

Spermosens

Innoscentia

Innoscentia is a sensor company developing solutions for smart food labels to monitor food status in real time. Our products are both digital and analogue providing possibilities to reduce the amount of waste produced by the current best before dates. About one third of all food is wasted and 10% of this is accounted for by the current system which is based on conservative predicitons. By monitoring the status in real time the consumption time can be prolonged with several days.

Innoscentia

Akoustos

Akoustos AB has developed a revolutionary sound-absorbing screw for ceilings and walls. Replacing standard screws in a wall with Akoustos’ sound screws have proved to reduce the noise level by 9 dB. The screw is as simple as ingenious. When mounted it works like a regular screw, but in a fixed position, it creates a small resilient distance between the stud and the board. In comparison to present sound insulating solutions, it saves building material, installation time, floor area, and more.

Akoustos

Elonroad

Elonroad is a hightech electric road concept that auto charges all types of electric vehicles when parked as well as when driving. Electric roads extend driving range and reduce the need of large and heavy batteries. The company is currently building a 1 km electric road with its technology to test and demonstrate the electric road for city buses in Lund 2020-2022. Further ongoing projects are automatic parking chargers and operation and payment solutions for charging infrastructure.

Elonroad

Anatomic Studios

Anatomic Studios works at the intersection of design, fashion and 3D-technology, creating personalized prosthetic covers that empower and inspire amputees to wear and show off their prosthesis. Anatomic Studios believe in design that celebrates the uniqueness of a human body, personality and style. With their prosthetic covers they aim to bridge the gap between fashion and function, offering a whole new experience in wearing prosthesis and inviting users to be a part of the creative process.

Anatomic Studios

DiaPure

DiaPures filtermaterial is designed for phosphorus traps in private sewagesystems, based on a naturally porous material covered in a coating with phosphorus sorbing properties. The material does not age and clogg and has therefore a long lasting function. DiaPures goal is to purify waste water from phosphorus regardless of whether people live in areas with a high protection area or not, because it cares for nature and forms a natural cycle; what previously was waste, can be of use again.

DiaPure

Greinon

Greinon develops a multi-functional Smart City Lighting Management System with a vision to create green, efficient, and safe cities. They develop basic sensors like temperature, humidity, air-pressure, vibration sensors, but also more complex sensors within motion detection: radar, PIR, or combination with an option to have a Machine Learning support that would allow more advance functionalities. Greinon core focus in the sensors area is the motion detection for the City Lighting management system.

Greinon

Suntribe

Suntribe was founded by surf teachers and nature lovers. The Swedish company offers worry-free natural sunscreens that are safe for people and nature, currently selling to more than 150 businesses. Suntribe believe sunscreen should protect people from the sun without posing and threat to human health or nature. Rooted in the sports industry, the Swedish company is now expanding into the mass market.

Suntribe

Prebona

Prebona is a material technology company that develops, produces and markets high performance products and solutions, including unique odor eliminating substances, dirt repellent materials and surface protecting technology. They have upcoming products for infection control (disinfectants) and antimicrobial systems. Based on unique technology platform the products remove unpleasant smells, treat and preserve surfaces and advance medical solutions.

Prebona

Watersprint

Watersprint develops and produces a safe and efficient technology for water purification through intelligent use of the new LED technology. This UVC LED technology was invented by Japanese scientists who were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2014. Watersprint have then used their expertise in innovation, testing, mechanics, optics, electronics, microbiology and software for maximum effect in units. No chemicals needed and a small energy footprint.

Watersprint

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