Abbott Medical Optics

Abbott Medical Optics is a leading global ophthalmic medical device company that develops advanced technique of importance to people in all ages. Abbott Medical Optics do this by providing eye specialists and their patients with a complete Refractive Solution that includes an amount of advanced products and services developed to help people in all ages who have a visual defect. The Ophthalmic surgical products include intraocular lenses, laser vision correction systems, phacoemulsification systems, viscoelastics and related products used in cataract and refractive surgery. The contact lens and eye care products include disinfecting solutions, enzymatic cleaners, lens rewetting drops and dry eye drops.

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Advantum is a unique tool for effective document management, with many of our costumers in the Life Sciences sector. With Advantum companies and organizations can easily create and keep track of their documents, processes and other information. Advantum sets a new standard in terms of configurability - 100%. Thanks to this unique flexibility Advantum is used in a variety of areas such as document and workflow management, product information and process management

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We help more than 650,000 people find work every day through our network of over 31,000 full-time employees and around 5,100 branches in over 60 countries and territories around the world. Adecco are present in Uppsala/Sweden since 2001 and members in Uppsala BIO. The Adecco Group is the world’s leading provider of HR solutions. Our services and solutions fall into the broad categories of temporary staffing, permanent placement, career transition and talent development as well as outsourcing and consulting.

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Acreo Swedish ICT AB

Acreo offers innovative and value-adding ICT solutions for sustainable growth and increased competitiveness in industry and society. As one of the Europe's top research institutes, we produce cutting-edge resources and technologies within key-areas such as Sensors and Acutators, Power Electronics, Digital Communication and Life Science.


ALMI Företagspartner Uppsala AB

ALMI supports the development of competitive small and medium-sized businesses with the aim of promoting economic growth and innovation in Sweden. ALMI offers a unique combination of financing and business development services, which cover the entire process from idea to profitable business. ALMI is owned by the Swedish state and is the parent company of a group of subsidiaries.


AroCell AB

AroCell develops and commercializes innovative biomarkers for cell growth within the field of diagnostic, prognostic and therapeutic applications. The initial project is an ELISA assay based on a universal tumor marker. The product will be licensed to diagnostic companies for further adaptation to clinical routine laboratories, and later the methodology will be applied in point of care testing.

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Awapatent AB

Awapatent is a leading consultancy firm in intellectual property with presence in both Europe and Asia. We use our legal and technical expertise to help our clients turn their ideas and innovations into business opportunities. Awapatent’s 160 patent attorneys and attorneys-at-law possess extensive skills in issues relating to patents, design protection, trademark protection, marketing law, disputes, contracts and risk analyses.

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Bergenstråhle & Partners AB

Our vision is to help companies that view innovation at the core of their value proposal to maximise the business value that can be attained from their intellectual assets. With our core competence in IP (intellectual property), we view ourselves as an innovative, entrepreneurial and business oriented IP firm. We value guiding our clients in the complex field of IP and take great care to understand and always have our clients’ business goals in mind when creating IP or suggesting strategies. Bergenstråhle is one of Sweden’s leading IP consultancies with four offices and roughly 40 IP consultants. We are a full-service IP firm with a modern mind-set on intellectual property offering services in the following areas: IP creation & management, legal & litigation, strategy & processes and commercialisation & valuation. Our mind-set and range of services help our clients secure a profitable Return-on-Innovation.


Bjerking AB

Bjerking Processteknik is a fresh newcomer in the consulting business working for the Life Science companies. The people at Bjerking Processteknik are on the other hand no newcomers, they are all well known in the business and have many years of experience working in, or for, the biggest Life Science-companies. Bjerking Processteknik can offer senior consultants within Project Management, Process design, Process engineering, Business Excellence, QA, Validation, Management and Audits.

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City of Uppsala

The city of Uppsala is Sweden’s fourth largest. Known for its 13th century cathedral as well as its two universities (Uppsala University founded in 1477 and the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences founded in 1977), it also offers a rapidly expanding business sector, particularly in Life Science, a lively cultural scene and beautiful surroundings. Uppsala is located 70 kilometers north of Stockholm and its resident population is approximately 190000.  

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Clinical Trial Consultants AB

Our speciality is clinical conduct of hospital-based early phase clinical trials (phase 0/I-IIa) in patients and healthy volunteers in a dedicated 12-bed research clinic at the Akademiska University Hospital in Uppsala combined with two additional SMO sites in Uppsala and Linköping for phase II/III studies. The research clinic is approved by the Medical Products Agency for First-in-Human studies..  


Connect Uppsala

CONNECT Uppsala is an organization that provides support for entrepreneurs, such as seminars, workshops, business contacts and its unique “springboard” process. The vast network that CONNECT Uppsala has formed offers the entrepreneur valuable knowledge about innovation, business development, financing and marketing.  

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Crown CRO

Crown CRO is a Finnish contract research organization. The company supplies its services to customers in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, functional food and device sectors, as well as to other contract research organisations.



DanPET AB develops, in collaboration with world-leading academic partners, future PET-ligands in areas where there is an unmet need for biomarkers and diagnostics. The most advanced products are the two best-in class nicotinic alpha-7 PET ligands (11C-NS14492 and 18F-NS10743), which have the potential for guiding diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. DanPET AB owns a broad IP-portfolio with major focus on the EU and US market. Dan Peters has more than 20 years experience in pharmaceutical discovery and development of CNS-pharmaceuticals and as a key research and management executive at NeuroSearch A/S.  


Denator AB

Denator develops and markets products for stabilization of biological tissues and fluids from the moment of sampling. Based on the company’s proprietary heat-inactivation technology platform, scientists are able to stop sample degradation immediately and maintain the stability of sample components throughout the analytical workflow. Stabilization and standardization of sampling processes upstream significantly enhances the quality of data obtained from analytical techniques used downstream.

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Double Bond Pharmaceutical AB

Double Bond Pharmaceutical is a fast growing pharmaceutical company which develops and commercializes innovative first-in-class approaches for treatment of cancers, infections, autoimmune diseases and other life-threatening disorders. The main aim of the company consists in providing patients and the market with superior (more efficient and safe) products especially in areas where these needs are unmet.

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Emplicure AB

Emplicure AB is a pharmaceutical company that develops new patentable pharmaceutical products based on drug delivery. Their platform technologies originate from the interface between the materials and pharmaceutical sciences. The product candidates are all based on a large unmet medical need and existing active substances. The products will after different development stages be sold or outlicensed to other pharmaceutical companies for the final documentation and marketing.

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Equalis AB

Equalis is a provider of external quality assessment (EQA) services in laboratory medicine and diagnostic imaging. Producers of test results, like hospital laboratories, clinics and wards as well as primary care facilities, participate in our EQA schemes in order to assess and improve their performance. We also use EQA to evaluate the performance of diagnostic medical devices and to demonstrate possible systematic deviations that might need attention of the manufacturer. Furthermore, we are involved in education, standardisation and other quality improvement projects. Our aim is to promote quality improvement of test results in laboratory medicine and diagnostic imaging, thereby increasing patient safety.

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Galderma Uppsala

Galderma (former Q-Med) is an innovative medical device company that has constantly broken new ground with its products. Galderma develops, manufactures, markets and sells primarily medical implants with focus on the esthetic market. The majority of the products are based on the company’s patented technology, NASHA™ for the production of stabilized non-animal hyaluronic acid.


GE Healthcare Biosciences AB

GE Healthcare provides transformational medical technologies and services that are shaping a new age of patient care. Our broad expertise in medical imaging and information technologies, medical diagnostics, patient monitoring systems, drug discovery, biopharmaceutical manufacturing technologies, performance improvement and performance solutions services help our customers to deliver better care to more people around the world at a lower cost. GE Healthcare’s Life Sciences business is headquarted in Uppsala and provides tools for drug discovery, biopharmaceutical manufacturing and the latest in cellular technologies, so scientists and specialists around the world can be more productive, effective and creative. GE Healthcare Life Sciences is committed to helping researchers understand life at a molecular level and developing new approaches to prevent, diagnose, treat and cure disease.

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Gradientech AB

Gradientech is a young, expanding life science company developing and selling innovative cutting-edge assays and software solutions for advanced cell response analysis - our customers are academic and industrial researchers within areas such as cancer- and stem cell research. We are developing a diagnostic platform for rapid antibiotic susceptibility testing (AST) of blood culture samples, based on our core microfluidic technology. Innovative solutions for rapid AST are essential in the race to combat the constantly increasing antibiotic resistance.

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InDex Pharmaceuticals AB

InDex Pharmaceuticals is an immunology focused biopharmaceutical company that is dedicated to discovering and developing treatments exclusively in disease states where there is a high, unmet medical need, and to personalised medicine.


Hureka Resources

HUREKA Resources is an HR Boutique focusing on Search Recruitment & HR services. Recruiting to positions within the Life Science industry specialising in executive management, middle management, technical specialities and experienced interim consultants the company also provides specialised HR consultants that can assist in a wide range of HR issues.


Kemwell AB

Kemwell is a 100% CDMO, servicing pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical organizations worldwide for over 30 years. In 2006, Kemwell acquired the first oral solids manufacturing site in Uppsala, Sweden from Pfizer. Today Kemwell Sweden has 2 manufacturing facilities. With integrated facilities in Sweden, India and the US, Kemwell delivers a full portfolio of services for sterile and nonsterile products from pre-formulation to commercial supply worldwide. We are 1200 employees. Kemwell Sweden offers services ranging from formulation development to cGMP-compliant commercial manufacturing which also includes Quality services. One of the facilities comprises the complete manufacturing process from raw material to world-wide distribution of finished goods and can manufacture API, tablets, suppositories and capsules. Kemwell AB has approvals from USFDA, EMEA and Japanese regulatory authorities and manages over 100 stock keeping units, supplying 80 markets worldwide. Kemwell of today works with Big Pharma´s as well as smaller companies. We are in an expansive stage.


Kibion AB

Kibion is a world-leading supplier of breath tests to diagnose the stomach ulcer bacterium Heliobacter pylori (Hp). Kibion has selected distributiors in more than 50 countries worldwide. The company is continuously evaluating new business opportunities within its field of operations.


Lidds AB

Lidds LIDDS (Local Intelligent Drug Delivery System) is a Swedish pharmaceutical company developing innovative pharmaceutical products based on medical need and its proprietary drug delivery technology. Liproca® Depot is the first product being developed by LIDDS based on this drug delivery technology. It is a novel product targeted primarily for the treatment of prostate cancer.


Mercodia AB

Mercodia is a world-leading developer, manufacturer and distributor of high quality immunoassay kits. They specialize in ELISA assays for clinical as well as research applications, notably within diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular disease. Mercodia supplies products to all major international markets from its state-of-the-art facilities in Uppsala, Sweden.

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Moreinx AB

Moreinx AB is a Swedish Research and Development company specializing in the development and commercialization of its patented nano-based G3 Technology in the areas of Oncology, Vaccine Adjuvant and Drug Delivery. Our goal is to advance scientific research and to deliver innovative, differentiated solutions that provide value to patients, physicians and health care systems around the world.

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National Veterinary Institute

Healthy Animals – Safe Humans
The National Veterinary Institute, SVA, is a Swedish national authority that strives for good animal and human health, a good environment and sustainable food production. We are being exposed to increasing demands that livestock production is done under ethically acceptable conditions and that foodstuffs are produced from healthy animals free from contagious agents, growth hormones, pharmaceutical residues and other alien substances.

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Novavax develops, manufactures and sells modern adjuvants for utilization in vaccine development, antibody production and immunological research. The adjuvant products are based on the most recent development and patented formulation of the ISCOM technology platform. The company was founded in 1999 as a spin-off from the Swedish University of Agricultural Science in Uppsala to further develop the ISCOM technology and make it commercially available and accessible for the global market. As for today, Isconova is well established within the veterinary vaccine field and is at the same time successfully moving in to the human vaccine area.


Olink AB

Olink Bioscience develops, manufactures, and markets unique and highly innovative proprietary products for biomarker research and discovery. Together with our customers and collaborators we aim to improve clinical decision making by the use of molecular biomarkers. Our groundbreaking tools gain new insights in disease processes, improve disease detection, and contribute to a better understanding of biology. The Duolink® In Situ product line enables detailed analyses of cell signaling pathways by microscopic visualization and quantification of endogenous protein interactions and modifications. Proseek® is a next generation multivariate protein biomarker detection product. It uniquely allows multiplexing of immunoassays without compromising assay performance. Proseek simultaneously quantifies up to 96 proteins in just 1 μl liquid samples such as serum and plasma with exceptional analytical performance.


OncoTargeting AB

OncoTargeting is a rapidly growing contract services company in Uppsala, offering a broad range of services to small molecular life science research organizations. A solid background in pharmaceutical industry combined with rights to several pharmaceutical research projects, creates a foundation for growth both as a service company and of OncoTargeting projects.

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Orexo AB

Orexo is a pharmaceutical company focusing on developing treatments for pain and inflammation. The company has four products on the market as well as a broad project portfolio in late stages of development. Sales and product development are mainly carried out through worldwide partnership agreements with larger pharmaceutical companies.

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Pelago Bioscience AB

Pelago Bioscience AB offers preclinical measurements of Target Engagement of Lead- and Candidate Drugs using our proprietary method: CETSA™. Our data and tests allow pharmaceutical R&D companies to select the right compounds for progression, saving time, increasing the quality and likelihood of success at a lower cost compared to other methodologies. The CETSA™ method also allows measurements in human we will develop and introduce companion diagnostics, stand-alone diagnostics and other biosensor/drug-target monitoring kits as well as licenses and automated devices based on the CETSA™ method.

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Pharma Consulting Group AB

Pharma Consulting Group is a clinical trials CRO, providing high quality services in the Nordic countries in all phases. Pharma Consulting Group develops and maintains the EDC tool Viedoc™. Viedoc™ is used globally at 1,000’s of study sites. Viedoc™ is not only user friendly, flexible and dynamic but also able to handle complex study designs.

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redhot diagnostics AB

Redhot diagnostics AB offers a unique business structure for academic researchers and academically risen R&D companies, which includes development, marketing and sales through a worldwide distribution network. Redhot´s business idea is to start a company with the researcher or alternatively become co-owner of their R&D company. Redhot will, together with the research partner maintain and develop the IPR in this company. The IPR is out-licensed to redhot for production and sales. The development of the product prototype to a finished kit is done in redhot. Profits from the sales are shared with the R&D company according to a license agreement. Redhot is interested in projects that have a prototype with little or no research work to be completed. We also make consulting works in the validation and verification of a product to CE-labelling and in developing production methods, control methods and quality control.  


Semcon AB

Semcon offers services in project management, quality assurance, expert counseling, engineering and product information and has vast experience from working together with leading companies in the life science industry. Semcon can cover the range from early R&D to full scale production of drugs and medical devices.


Statisticon AB

Statisticon offers assistance in all parts of a statistical process, or in selected clearly defined stages. Statisticon’s services include design study, data gathering, analysis and reports for clinical trials, quality assurance, research and development as well as general statistical consultancy, education, forecasting and surveys.


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Stockholm Chamber of Commerce

The Stockholm Chamber of Commerce is a business organization that helps companies grow by offering advice and support in areas such as import/export, agreements, taxation, labour laws, regulations and trade practices. The Chamber seeks to make the counties of Stockholm and Uppsala a great place for business. The Chamber has 2400 member companies with more than 500 000 employees, ranging from global giants to small entrepreneurs. The Chamber influences governmental decision-makers on behalf of the business community.


Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) is responsible for advancing scientific knowledge in areas concerning biological resources and biological production. This task is carried out in a wide range of fields such as agriculture, forestry, food science , environmental issues, veterinary medicine and biotechnology. A comprehensive viewpoint, inter-disciplinary approach and applicability are keywords in SLU’s research and teaching as well as in contacts with industry and society. SLU have approximately 2600 employees and approximately 3500 undergraduates and 700 postgraduate students are enrolled at SLU.


Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific, formerly Phadia AB, develops, manufactures and markets complete blood test systems to support the clinical diagnosis and monitoring of allergy, asthma and autoimmune diseases. Thermo Fisher Scientific has remained the world leader in its field for more than 25 years and employs 1,300 people in 21 countries around the world.


Uppsala Regional Council

The eight Uppsala area municipalities together with the County Council constitute the Uppsala Regional Council. Focus for this organisation is to promote growth and sustainable development. Activities include stimulating vigorous and competitive trade and industry, developing appropriate skills for the labour market, supporting improvement of infrastructure and public transport, encouraging attractive living conditions, promoting Uppsala county both nationally and internationally and addressing climate change and energy issues.

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Uppsala University

Uppsala University is ranked among the top 100 universities in the world. With a tradition of research and education stretching back over 500 years, Uppsala University is constantly seeking new approaches. Dynamic and independent disciplines at nine faculties support and complement each other, creating excellent conditions for multi-disciplinary research and education. Enhanced interaction with the business community and society helps bolster the University’s position in research and education as well as promote growth and innovation.  

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Uppsala University Hospital

Uppsala University Hospital is one of Sweden’s largest hospitals with 8000 employees and 1100 beds. The aim of the hospital is to provide the best possible care for all its patients, regardless of disease, in a safe and secure environment. Uppsala University Hospital constantly develops and implements new knowledge, technology and skills in order to deliver exceptional services. Each year there are 58000 admissions, 330000 doctor appointments and 420000 out-patient treatments.



VINNOVA (The Swedish Governmental Agency for Innovation Systems) is a state authority that promotes sustainable growth by funding needs-driven research and developing effective innovation systems. A range of different measures are used to obtain the best effect and greatest growth yield possible. VINNOVA also runs VINNVÄXT which is a program that takes the form of a competition. Uppsala BIO is one of the first winners in the VINNVÄXT program.



Brann AB is a full service provider in the field of intellectual property rights, including patents, trademarks, designs and copyright as well as litigation and agreements and other matters concerning marketing and competition law. In all these areas, attorneys and authorized European patent agents offer qualified services and counseling. Brann AB holds about 60.000 patents, designs and trademarks in trusts, applications or already granted or registered in Sweden and abroad.


Devex Mekatronik AB

Devex Mekatronik offers a complete chain of services for bringing ideas to development projects, product concepts and manufacturing. Devex Mekatronik also finds solutions for projects that are at an early or halted stage and can serve as an external source for advice and support.  


Klövern AB

Klövern is a real estate company that actively develops commercial properties. Klövern’s properties are mainly concentrated in ten large Swedish cities and the major part of the total area consists of offices, industrial and warehouse premises. Klövern is also a dominant player at six Technology Parks; Karlstad Business Park, Kista Science City, Mjärdevi Science Park, Norrköping Science Park, Uppsala Business Park and Örebro Science Park. The direction in Uppsala Business Park is on life science.

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Dfind Science & Engineering

Dfind Science & Engineering is a staffing and recruitment company specialised in the life science sector. Our staff has their own work experience within the life science industry which means that we are able to understand a company´s specific needs and we also know where to find that talent. Dfind Science & Engineering offers both recruitment and temporary staffing within the biotech-, medtech- and chemtech industry.

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