HealthTextiles Announces Strategic Partnership with Tuttomed Farmacja, with support from Medical University of Lodz
STOCKHOLM, Sweden: HealthTextiles, a leading innovative manufacturer that combines the latest technologies with heritage craftsmanship for world-class production of PPE, today announced a strategic partnership with TuttoMed Farmacja, named an official distributor for the company’s healthcare garments in Poland.
With over seven years experience as a leading distributor of medical and hygiene products in Poland, TuttoMed Farmacja will be responsible for providing local medical facilities with HealthTextiles garments, with a focus on distributing the company’s world-class TorTex™ fabric uniforms powered by 37.5 technology. Tuttomed Farmacja directly supports medical users in Poland and is focused on professional needs.
“Bringing innovative new technologies to market in the healthcare uniform space is one of the ways we are striving to improve the daily work life for frontline healthcare workers,” said Tomas Persson, Chairman, HealthTextiles. “Every advancement we champion has the end goal of improving the lives of healthcare professionals, helping keep workers comfortable, cool and safe.”
The partnership was facilitated in collaboration with Medical University of Lodz and its Center for Innovation and Technology Transfer, as part of HealthTextiles involvement in EIT Health’s Bridgehead programme.
“Medical University of Lodz is a core partner of EIT Health and contributes to a number of outstanding international initiatives and programmes such as the Bridgehead Program. The cooperation between HealthTextiles and the Medical University was initiated during a matchmaking event in 2019 in Stockholm,” said Łukasz Miernik, Innovation Broker for the Center for Innovation and Technology Transfer at Medical University of Lodz.
“Our main goal is to protect health and promote innovative solutions. After familiarizing ourselves with the HealthTextiles products, we have decided to help them in putting first steps on the ground in the Polish market.”
The Center for Innovation and Technology Transfer at the Medical University of Lodz was set up to identify and incubate new business ventures while providing support at all stages of commercialization, building a bridge between science and research and business. While supporting and coordinating the directions of cooperation of these two areas, they are able to directly translate the compliments to the development of the economy in the field of medicine and health.
Recently awarded Best Healthcare Uniform Provider by Global Health & Pharma, the Swedish scaleup’s mission is to reduce, and ultimately eliminate healthcare-associated infections by developing the world’s most advanced PPE, protecting HCWs from pathogen exposure during patient care.
Founded by Harvard MBA and entrepreneur Tomas Persson, textiles expert Birgitta Persson and public service leader Torgny Persson, HealthTextiles is a Swedish scaleup that has been selected into EIT Health’s Bridgehead programme and was awarded by Ahlgrens Foundation in 2018 & 2020 as one of the most innovative startups in the Gävleborg region.
HealthTextiles works with a number of high-profile customers across Europe, including Hungarian healthcare company DoubleRose, Portuguese distributor Sausport, Irish distributor 21Omnicare and Swedish sportswear company Kordiebykordie.
HealthTextiles is a leading Swedish manufacturer with a mission to save lives and decrease costs for the healthcare sector by developing innovative new healthcare uniforms and textiles. Offering unique anti-bacterial uniforms with Swedish quality and design, their uniforms can be found in hospitals, health clinics and care homes across Europe, with the company set to expand globally in 2021. HealthTextiles is supported by EIT Health.
Tomas Persson, Chairman
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