Karin has more than 25 years of experience in international medical technology companies including HemoCue, CellaVision, Bonesupport, Chromogenix (Sweden), EKF Diagnostics (UK) and Vidacare (the Netherlands). She has been working with subsidiaries, franchise companies and distributing partners all over the world. Starting out with international marketing, sales and product management, she has spent more and more time in strategic planning and business development.
Mikael holds a M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Lund University and has during his career worked with research and development projects for companies such as Millicore AB and Unfors Instruments AB. With his most recent experience of working with product development and regulatory affairs at Observe Medical, he has taken the product from idea to market. He has knowledge within sensor techniques and flow measurement that is highly valuable to Monivent.
Oscar recently graduated from Chalmers University of Technology and the Electrical Engineering program. He holds a master's degree in Biomedical Engineering and spent his final semester developing Monivent's second prototype as his master thesis. Oscar's educational background, early engagement in the project together with a great interest in medical applications makes him a perfect fit for the position as product developer in Monivent, his full-time job since summer of 2014.
Antti holds a M.Sc. in Biomedical Engineering from Chalmers University of Technology. His interests lie in the fields of signal processing, data analysis, physical modelling and product development and he has previously worked at smaller med tech companies like Neoventa Medical AB and Medfield Diagnostics AB. This background makes Antti well suited to work on algorithms and signal processing here at Monivent.
Maria has a bachelor's degree from Industrial Engineering and Management. It was the strong interest in medicine and the process of starting up new businesses that brought her to the Chalmers School of Entrepreneurship, and together with Emma Wejedal and Caroline Blomqvist built the foundation of Monivent. Maria is today managing the business development in the project, strongly supported by the idea partners, the business advisors and the product development team.
Elisabeth is an MD, specialist in Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, with several years of clinical experience. She continued her career at AstraZeneca as project leader for drug projects in early phase development and more recently as global VP for some of the company’s best-selling products. Elisabeth brings experience from international clinical studies, interactions with clinical experts, health authorities and “payers”, as well as commercialization of global pharmaceutical products.
Pontus is a pediatrician and neonatologist who has always had a burning interest in pediatric emergency medicine and also educating others. With his long history of emergency pediatrics and educational experience, Pontus has identified the needs that exist concerning ventilation and how those can be solved. This has led him to the idea of a tool to optimize ventilation in resuscitation of newborns.
Clas is a market economist who has held senior executive positions in several medtech companies including Gambro and HemoCue in Sweden; Diatek Medical Technologies, Block Medical and HemoCue in California, USA and Vidacare in the Netherlands. Presently he is an industrial advisor to Swedish private equity fund Valedo. He is a mentor at the Clinical Innovation Fellowships program at KTH, Stockholm, is a board member at Medicon Bridge in Lund and is a partner at and former chairman of PULS AB.
Patrik is Investment Manager at Almi Invest, a Swedish Government owned Venture Capital firm investing in early stage companies with a scalable business idea and international ambitions. Patrik has a background which includes working for companies within Automotive, Life Science and Industrial Design. Prior to joining Almi Invest Patrik was the COO of a startup company working with Medical Simulation and e-learning and assessment tools for medical societies.
Ants is a university lector in Signals and Systems at Chalmers University of Technology. Ants has a PhD in medical technology with the dissertation title "On respiratory system mechanics in ventilated newborn infants", focusing on methods to measure pressures and flow in ventilated, premature babies. Together with the idea partner Kenneth, Ants has conducted research within ventilatory strategies in low birth weight infants for many years and also made several publications within the field.
Kenneth is Associate Professor in pediatrics with his main interest in newborn medicine with focus on respiratory and neonatal intensive care. He has spent more than 30 years at Queen Silvia Children's Hospital in Gothenburg as specialist in neonatology. He has also been fellow and Assistant Professor in neonatology at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, USA. His research interest is in respiratory physiology of the newborn. He has approximately 50 publications in this subject.
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