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Portfolio Companies

The holding company, LU Holding AB, is owned by the Swedish state but managed by Lund University. The aim is to create new companies and licences based on knowledge from Lund University and thereby contribute to growth and job creation in Sweden.

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Through the holding company, Lund University can work operationally to bring new innovations to the market, by becoming the part-owner of research-based companies or helping to license research results to established companies. The holding company can support newly founded companies both operationally and financially, help with agreement templates and provide representatives to the board.

Equity in over 40 spin-out companies

Our portfolio is highly dominated by the fields of life science and technology, but also a company in social innovations.

The companies within the life science field are further divided into medical engineering, diagnostics, drug development and biotechnology companies and they mainly develop innovations to improve health care in society.

The companies within the food sector work mainly with health foods and functional foods, whereas the companies within the area of nanoscience and technology concentrate on developing high-tech products.

The social innovations include services, projects and processes which promote knowledge and development in society.

Learn more about our Portfolio Companies within Life Science, Food, NanoTechnology, and Social Innovations.





Contact us

Want to know more about our investments or subsidiaries? Contact Christine Widstrand, Executive Vice President. 

christine [dot] widstrand [at] innovation [dot] lu [dot] se
Tel: +46 46 222 12 95, +46 709 28 63 78


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