About Us

Moroxite is led by experienced serial entrepreneurs and researchers with extensive competence in research, development and commercialisation of innovative medical solutions.

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Our Story

Moroxite AB is a medical research company committed to developing innovative solutions for diseases with large unmet medical human needs and making a lasting societal contribution.

We develop IP protected drug candidates up to early proof of concept. Our primary target is to spin out candidates to major global med tech and pharmaceutical companies through license, milestone or royalty agreements.

 

Focus Areas

The company was founded in 2020 by Professor Lars Lidgren, Professor Magnus Tägil and PhD Deepak Raina with a vision to develop a novel drug delivery systems based on bio-modulation platforms and drugs binding to nano and micro apatite particles.

Our History

Our Structure

Our Team

Chairman of the Board

Lars Lidgren

Lidgren is M.D. , PhD and a senior Professor at the internationally renowned Department of Orthopaedics, Clinical Sciences Lund, Sweden, and a Honorary Professor at Copenhagen University.  He is also a serial entrepreneur who has founded listed medtech and healthcare companies like Bonesupport, Scandimed (Biomet) and Safeture.

Board Member

Semmy Rülf

Rülf has a MA in Economics and extensive experience in the med-tech and IT industry. He has worked at the Swedish Chamber of Commerce, IFÖ, Facit - Eriksson Information and was the CEO of Axis Communications. He started ProstaLund and has been regional director at VisitSweden. Currently a board member of Safeture, Bibbinstruments, Curando Nordic and Senior Advisor in Igelösa Life Science. 

Magnus Tägil
Board Member

Magnus Tägil

Tägil is an MD, PhD, professor and head of a Orthopedic Research Lab focusing on bone research and regenerative medicine. He is an active surgeon who performs translational studies implementing experimental findings from lab into clinical practice via register and clinical studies. Tägil has founded companies like AppInMed, AppInConf and started Ryggskolan. He is also a consultant for companies in the implant and pharmaceutical industry.

Board Member and Researcher

Deepak Raina

Raina, PhD, engineer, Erasmus-Mundus India4EU scholar. He has previously worked as a research associate at the Indian Institute of Technology, followed by a doctoral education at Lund University. Currently a researcher at the Medical Faculty, Lund University, he is combining his interest in medicine and technology.

Chief Financial Officer

Åke Knutsson

Knutsson, MBA, has extensive experience as CEO and CFO in companies like Biomet Cementing Technologies, A Clean Partner International, Prestando Group, Safeture and Curando Nordic. Several of these are global and listed companies. Knutsson is acting CFO at Moroxite and leads the management team.

Project Leader

Helena Jacobson

Jacobson has a BA in Social Science in addition to studies in Business Administration, Media Science and English language at Lund university and comparative social work at University of Portsmouth, England. She has prior experience as a coordinator in the private and public sector and has most recently worked with business development, communication, regulatory issues and project management with IT and corporate health profile in listed companies.

Researcher

Yang Liu

Liu is an orthopaedic surgeon with a Master of Medicine from Tianjin Medical University and a Bachelor of Medicine degree from Guangxi Medical University, China. He has also gained experience as an exchange student at the University of South Australia. He is currently a PhD student at the Medical Faculty, Lund University and has published in high impact scientific journals.

Administrator

Apurva Kaul

Kaul, has a master’s degree with specialization in marketing from University of Mumbai, India and has over eight years of experience within marketing, talent, client servicing, business development. Her last position was as a General Manager, Marketing in a sports management company based in India and as a senior project manager for a non-profit organization.