Hellmuth Hertz and Inge Edler’s 1953 ultrasound method to examine the human heart, which is now employed in other areas, including imaging of the foetus in the womb.
Nils Alwall’s research and 1946 discoveries on the artificial kidney laid the foundation for the multinational company Gambro, which today makes life easier for 350 000 dialysis patients around the world.
Bluetooth technology, which has its roots at Lund University, has made wireless communication possible and has become an indispensable part of the developments in the IT sector. The first Bluetooth product came onto the market in 2001 and since then some two billion units have been sold, making it the world’s fastest growing technology.
The world's first nicotine medication in 1967 to help people stop smoking. Said to have saved the lives of millions of smokers worldwide.