History

Medfield Diagnostics AB was founded in 2005 by Mikael Persson and Andreas Fhager. Promising research of microwave technology at Chalmers University of Technology, division of Signal Processing and Biomedical Engineering, needed further development and commercialization.

 

 

 

Board of directors

Chairman of the Board

Anders Nordin

Anders Nordin is the CEO of Transcutan AB and has several years of experience in marketing, sales and leadership roles in both small development companies and global medtech companies.

Board member

Mikael Persson

Founder and Professor at Chalmers Univerity where he is responsible for the group Biomedical Electromagnetics. Mikael serves as advisor and manages the academic network development.

Board member

Stefan Jacobsson

Has a strong business background and many years of financial experience as, among others, CFO at Vitrolife and founder of Biolin AB. Stefan presently holds the position as CEO at Jowa AB.

Board member

Claes Beckman

Claes Beckman is the founder and director of the center for wireless systems at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) and antenna systems engineering professor (visiting) at KTH. Senior expert at Icomera Ab, and board member at Utvecklingsavdelningen AB, H&E Solutions AB and Claes Beckman Consulting AB. Technical advisor to InCoax AB and Allgon AB.

Board member

Björn Larsson

Björn Larsson is an experienced manager in management, marketing and business development, who has held various senior positions, most recently as CEO of Observe Medical ASA, listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange. He has extensive experience in medical technology previously from Dentsply, Medtronic and Mentice, as well as in pharmaceuticals and biotechnology at AstraZeneca and Novo Nordisk. He has extensive experience from commercializing life science startups, both in operational roles and in board assignments. Björn is currently chairman of the board of Alzinova AB, vice chairman of IML, and a board member of ADI Yoga AB. Björn is independent of the company and its major owners.

Board member

Göran Roos

Göran Roos is an internationally active industrial and scientific expert. He has worked as a consultant in more than 50 countries and held senior positions in European and US-based companies. He has been an advisor to the Ministries of Commerce in several states in Australia and has a number of academic engagements as a professor. He is a member of the board of the Global Center for Modern Aging, Adelaide, Australia, he is a member of the advisory board and co-opted to the board of Staccato Technologies AB, Stockholm, a member of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE) and the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences, ( IVA). Göran is independent of the company and its major owners.

Board member

Ulf Troedsson

Ulf Troedsson is a very experienced business leader with a broad background in several industries, including medical technology. He is previously President and CEO of Siemens Sweden, the Nordic countries and the Baltics. He currently works in his own company Ojnveden AB, as well as as an advisor in Vargas Holding, H2 Green Steel and EIT Innoenergy. He has board assignments within Cellfion AB, Investment Klimatet AB, Ligna Energy AB, Hermes Medical, DFS AB and Vätgas Sverige. He is vice chairman of the Council of Skandia AB. Ulf has a master's degree in technical physics from Lund University, and economics studies at Lund University. Ulf is independent of the company and its major owners.

Management

CEO

Stefan Blomsterberg

Stefan comes most recently from Mölnlycke Health Care AB, where he worked since 2012. Stefan Blomsterberg was board member at Medfield Diagnostics AB from 2016 to 2017. He has extensive knowledge of product development activities and product launch, both nationally and internationally. At Mölnlycke Health Care AB he was responsible for global project management, development and streamlining of product development processes and development methodology. After 10 years at Vitrolife AB, where he, among other responsibilities, was responsible for the company’s infrastructural development with M/A and establishment of new factories, he also has experiences within several functions such as Logistics, Supply Chain, Inhouse Sales and Distribution.

CTO

Andreas Fhager

Co-founder and Associate Professor at Chalmers, Biomedical Electromagnetics and the leader of his research group. Andreas PhD thesis serves as the main foundation of Medfield’s technology. He serves as the Chief Technology Officer in charge of technical research with focus on algorithms.

Director of R&D

Harald Jacobsson

Has a PhD in Physics from Chalmers University of Technology. He has 19 years of experience in microwave technology R&D from Ericsson, holding various management as well as specialist positions. Harald joined Medfield as Director of R&D in September 2015.

Medical Affairs Director

Jenny Höglind

Academical studies in Biomedical Science. 18 years in Medtech and Pharma industry in senior manager roles. Joined Medfield Diagnostics in July 2020.