We develop point-of-care diagnostic tests for urinary tract infections that are clinically relevant, fast and cost-effective.

UTI-lizer is a spin-off from KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden.

Our Team

Sofia Bertling – PhD

Founder & CEO

15+ years experience in MedTech product development and commercialisation in EU, Americas, Middle East, and Asia

Emre Iseri – PhD

Founder & CTO

8+ years R&D experience with expertise in microfluidics and miniaturization for biotechnology.

Wouter van der Wijngaart – PhD

Founder & Scientific Advisor

Professor of Micro and Nanosystems at KTH. Serial start-up founder with extensive academical, clinical and technical network

Anna Turco – PhD

Operations Manager

Former medical imaging scientist with experience in collaborative research, project and product management in the medical and in the publishing industry.

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Gino Jakobsson – MD

Medical Affairs Liaison

5 years of clinical background as medical doctor, experience as team leader in business development at hospital setting and entrepreneurial background

Shanila Mazid

Director of Manufacturing

10+ years of experience from MedTech-industry with product management and scaled manufacturing experience

Advisory board

Patrick Griss – PhD

Business Advisor

Serial entrepreneur and tech investor based in Switzerland. Ex-head of microfabrication at Roche Diagnostics.

Joakim Arwidson – MSc

Regulatory Advisor

Regulatory Director QA at Biovica Int AB. Experienced with IVDR, FDA, MDSAP, CFDA.

Alex van Belkum – PhD

Scientific Advisor

CSO of Baseclear, The Netherlands. Ex-R&D director of microbiology at bioMérieux, France.

Board of directors

Wouter van der Wijngaart – PhD

Professor of Micro and Nanosystems at KTH. Serial start-up founder with extensive academical, clinical and technical network

Sofia Bertling – PhD

15+ years experience in MedTech product development and commercialisation in EU, Americas, Middle East, and Asia

Jan Bertling

Emre Iseri – PhD

8+ years R&D experience with expertise in microfluidics and miniaturization for biotechnology.

Gustav Notander – MSc

Gustav is presently Investment Manager with a focus on Life science at ALMI Invest.