Innovation Skåne

Startups from Skåne in EIT Health final

2018-12-01 | Uncategorized

Gedea Biotech and Sinntaxis, two biotech startups from SmiLe Incubator in Lund, have reached the final in the EIT Health Catapult competition. Gedea Biotech has the first treatment that expects to treat and prevent both fungal infection and bacterial vaginosis simultaneously. Sinntaxisis committed to discovering, developing and commercialising novel therapeutics that enhance recovery of brain functions after stroke. On December 4ththey will compete against five other European startups to win win prize money and a chance to be introduced to international investors.

EIT Health is a high-quality European network with more than 140 partners from industry, academia, and payers/providers of health care in Europe. Region Skåne is a Core Partner since 2018, which gives companies with a relation to the regional innovation system an opportunity to seek funding for international growth. Innovation Skåne is responsible for the program’s coordination in the region.

See Annette Säfholm,CEO of Gedea Biotech and Michael Oredsson, CEO of Sinntaxis presenting their business ideas.