Investments

We acquire profitable companies in the health area and refine them within the Curus Group through synergies with innovative growth companies, capital and marketing.

Core investments

Add Health Media

100% owned by Curus. The company has always had the patient in focus, regardless of whether it is about training doctors to help patients better or provide high-quality but easy-to-understand information to those who want to know more about their disease. In collaboration with healthcare and patients, several different services have been developed and discontinued over the years to support people to increase their knowledge and motivation about their health. Today, Add Health Media has the services Doktorn.com and Doktorn waiting room TV that reach the public and PraktiskMedicin.se which reaches the care staff. All services are dominant in their category and are available in all Nordic countries.

  • Area: Digital Media Company
  • Country: Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland
  • Acquired by Curus: 2021
  • Acquisitions within Add Health Media: Eurocast (2007), Nordisk Väntrums-TV (2012), Three Doctors (2017) och Occident (2019).

Pharma Industry Publishing

Pharma Industry Publishing complements Add Health Media's broad portfolio of services for communication to both patients and healthcare professionals, especially to specific specialist segments of the healthcare industry. Pharma Industry is the dominant media provider to the pharmaceutical industry and to oncology and neurology physicians in Sweden. Through the brands Oncology in Sweden and Neurology in Sweden, they reach out to all those working with these patient groups. The portfolio also includes Pharma Industry, Pharma Jobs and PI Academy, which primarily target the pharmaceutical industry and its suppliers.

  • Area: Media Company
  • Country: Sweden
  • Acquired by Curus: 2022

Growth investments

Mindler

The largest player in digital care for mental health in Sweden and has launched its service in several European countries. Secure psychological help directly on your mobile with over 250 licensed psychologists. Mindler wants to break the stigma of mental health problems and create the most effective treatment for mental health that reaches everyone in need.

  • Area: Digital caregiver mental health
  • Country: Stockholm, Sweden
  • Investment: 2018

Doctrine

Doctrin has developed digital tools that automate parts of the patient journey. It reduces administration and helps the caregiver to free up resources so that doctors and care staff can spend more time caring for patients. At Doctrin, technical developers work closely with doctors with broad medical expertise and an understanding of the caregiver's reality. Today, Doctrin is used by the largest private care providers in Sweden and also has customers internationally. The results are shorter care queues, better quality of care, reduced costs, happier care staff and satisfied patients.

  • Area: Digital health platform
  • Country: Stockholm, Sweden
  • Investment: 2017

Colivia

Colivia's vision is to revolutionize the way healthcare staffing works in Europe. Healthcare professionals are one of the most important resources in our society and their time and interest must be managed more efficiently. Colivia therefore offers an app-based platform that matches healthcare professionals with suitable care assignments - easily, quickly and securely. By automating the staffing flow of consultants and assignments, which is currently a very manual and labor-intensive process, you can reduce the cost of care staffing and at the same time take the customer experience to a new level.

  • Area: Digital healthcare staffing
  • Country: Stockholm, Sweden
  • Investment: 2016

FindOut Diagnostic

FindOut has been developing and selling diagnostic self-tests in a common concept since 2001. The products are marketed in the Nordic countries and Europe. Through a built-in algorithm in the mobile camera, FindOut enables some of the most common lab tests in a home environment. The method will revolutionize the way lab samples are taken today and enable digital care from a digital meeting with a doctor, lab samples at home and then a digital follow-up from the doctor on the same day.

  • Area: Digital AI diagnostics
  • Country: Stockholm, Sweden
  • Investment: 2016

Knodd

Knodd was started to guide, give security to and strengthen parents. At Knodd, the child and family care of the future is being built. They work to create safer and more personal care in a way that puts the children's and parents' needs in focus. In this way, Knodd also wants to reduce unnecessary visits to emergency care and provide the right care at the right level. The vision of Knodd started when the pediatrician and neon directory Pontus Johansson met the digital product developers Jakob Hedlund and Josefine Svegborn. Together, they decided to meet the needs of parents in ways that are based on modern technology, patient-centered product development and solid experience of children's health and medical care. Today, Knodd is one of Sweden's largest players in child health care.

  • Area: Digital pediatric care
  • Country: Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Investment: 2019

Health Integrator

Health Integrator strengthens the individual's ability to find tailored methods and achieve long-term changes in lifestyles, to feel better and prevent common diseases, such as type 2 diabetes and heart disease. Health Integrator's health platform provides easy access to a large number of activities and health services gathered in one place. With the help of a health educator and tests, the individual chooses the health services, activities and payment methods that are most suitable. The health platform gives the individual the opportunity to consume selected health services based on their unique needs and conditions. Health Integrator is the first in the world to finance preventive care with health bonds.

  • Area: Digital preventive care platform
  • Country: Stockholm, Sweden
  • Investment: 2020

Medicheck

It should be easy to see just the right doctor immediately - without detours. Therefore, MediCheck only has qualified specialists who have extensive experience of both temporary problems and chronic diseases. You meet your specialist online via video call and do not need to have a referral and you do not need to go to a reception. MediCheck is today a leader in digital specialist care in Sweden and has digital specialist clinics in ten therapy areas, including allergy, acne, gastroenterology, psychiatry, cardiology and more.

  • Area: Digital specialist care
  • Country: Stockholm, Sweden
  • Investment: 2016

Vitala

Vitala is a digital e-health company that provides solutions to one of the biggest problems for people today - inactivity and reduced well-being. With the Vitala app, patients get access to medical training and rehabilitation developed by doctors and physiotherapists. Vitala's medical training generator creates real-time training sessions adapted to illness, functional ability, daily form and goals. Vitala has also developed a digital movement analysis where individuals with pain can get easy help with the right rehabilitation exercises - all so as not to let pain limit those who want to become more physically active and thus become more vital.

  • Area: Digital platform for physical activity
  • Country: Umeå and Stockholm, Sweden
  • Investment: 2020

Eatit

Digital care provider with a focus on obesity and metabolic diseases. Eitit's digital platform enables dietitians and other healthcare professionals to help their patients in a seamless and flexible way. The company uses a scientifically validated treatment program that runs over several months and with follow-ups of up to two years to ensure long-term results. Eatit is today a leader in digital obesity treatment in Sweden.

  • Area: Digital obesity clinic
  • Country: Stockholm, Sweden
  • Investment: 2021

Dropmed

Dropmed is Sweden's first independent medical marketplace. The goal is to create Europe's largest purchasing portal for direct trade between healthcare providers and suppliers. Via Dropmed, care providers can gather all suppliers and simplify their purchases, and suppliers reach out to more care providers and digitize their sales. With Dropmed's platform, caregivers can easily click home the items they need and instead spend their time on patients. Suppliers often struggle with old systems and lack of digital presence. Now they can easily offer their products via Dropmed's platform. Time is saved and new relationships are created.

  • Area: Digital marketplace for Medtech
  • Country: Stockholm, Sweden
  • Investment: 2022

Ella

Ella offers digital meetings with healthcare professionals in women's health to prevent and treat ailments and complications that are common during and after pregnancy. The goal is for Ella to be a relieving resource for midwives and a complement to the physical visits to the maternity ward. Ella will be available during pregnancy and after delivery with adapted care. Together with his physiotherapist, an individualized plan is created with digital care meetings and evidence-based training programs that are continuously updated as conditions change. Ella is the maternity care of the future.

  • Area: Femtech - Digital maternity care
  • Country: Stockholm, Sweden
  • Investment: 2022

Olivia

Olivia wants women to have control over their hormonal journey, not feel limited and confused about it. Oliva's mobile app guides and follows women's journey through menopause's roller coaster. Users are helped to map their symptoms to see which lifestyle habits can alleviate the symptoms through CBT-based programs.

  • Area: Femtech - support through menopause
  • Country: Stockholm, Sweden
  • Investment: 2022

IP Enabler

The company has a uniquely patent in the US that protects the combination of pharmaceuticals together with a digital solution, such as a mobile app that monitors compliance with treatment, effect, side effects and more. This is the first patent of its kind that enables tech companies and pharmaceutical companies to invest in research and development of digital solutions that can help patients and be able to get a return on investment. The combination of drugs and digital solutions has been able to increase the effect of drug treatment, which increases the willingness to pay from authorities.

  • Area: Patent - Pharmaceuticals + Digital solution
  • Country: Stockholm, Sweden
  • Investment: 2020

Migränhjälpen

In Sweden, there are about 200,000 people with chronic migraine, where the vast majority are untreated. If that patient category could receive help, much would have been gained with increased quality of life and reduced sick leave. Through its digital migraine clinic, Migraine Aid wants to help these people get the right diagnosis and the right treatment. This is done by the patient being able to turn directly to the Migraine Aid and through an algorithm get a diagnosis from a neurologist. Then the patients will be able to be put on appropriate drug treatment where they are continuously followed up year after year, and sometimes for life. The migraine help has a database with very important information about, among other things, the effect that different drugs can have on the number of reduced migraine days each month. Today, Migränhjälpen is Sweden's largest migraine clinic.

  • Area: Digital migraine clinic
  • Country: Jönköping and Stockholm, Sweden
  • Investment: 2019

Geras Solutions

Geras Solutions works to drastically improve the lives of millions of people who are directly or indirectly affected by cognitive impairment or dementia, such as Alzheimer's. We do this by digitizing traditional forms of dementia care and thereby bridging many of the obstacles that currently face this vulnerable group of patients. Geras Solutions offers an AI-based diagnostic tool that can detect cognitive decline, provide specialized follow-up support and offers individuals tools to prevent or delay cognitive decline through lifestyle changes, and encourages individuals to track and manage their health over time.

  • Area: Digital diagnosis and support for dementia
  • Country: Stockholm, Sweden
  • Investment: 2019

Belly Balance

Belly Balance is Sweden's leading IBS treatment online where 85% get better. IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) is a functional gastrointestinal disease that affects about 15-20% of the world's population. Belly Balance offers help through the FODMAP diet treatment and lifestyle changes. The IBS school provides insight into stress management in the form of Yoga for the stomach, breathing exercises and mindfulness. As a member, you also get FODMAP-friendly recipes and weekly menus as well as the opportunity to chat with dietitians. The webshop contains FODMAP-friendly products and cookbooks.

  • Area: Digital IBS treatment
  • Country: Stockholm, Sweden
  • Investment: 2019

Learning2sleep

Learning2Sleep changes and improves people's lives through an effective and easily accessible sleep treatment. The treatment is site-independent and drug-free, which provides the opportunity for more people to get help with their sleep problems. An accessible digital care where the prevailing life situation, place of residence or long waiting times should not have to limit or stand in the way of receiving professional care. Learning2Sleep is a registered care provider with the National Board of Health and Welfare and our treatment is registered with the Medical Products Agency and CE-certified. The company is listed on Nasdaq First North.

  • Area: Digital sleep clinic
  • Country: Malmö, Sweden
  • Investment: 2019

Healthmakers

Healthmakers has the service Kura Vård, which is a national digital care platform and marketplace for care where many healthcare providers can become members. The platform takes into account the needs of different care providers and is adapted to whether it is a health center, specialist clinic or psychologist clinic. Kura has a solution that means that the Regions' compensation stays in the Region.

  • Area: Digital telehealth platform
  • Country: Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Investment: 2018

Curoflow

Curoflow's digital platform helps caregivers provide their patients with a friction free care chain. The platform, which has been developed in record time with knowledge of what works and does not work on other digital platforms, has chat, video and develops a unique referral management for secure quality and efficiency. Curoflow adapts its platform to the customer's needs and has CE certification according to MDR and GDPR secured video service. Curoflow was previously called Remisshjälpen.

  • Area: Digital telehealth platform
  • Country: Stockholm, Sweden
  • Investment: 2018

Nutrinovate

Nutrinovate is the result of a group of researchers, entrepreneurs and creators who found a common driving force - to break new ground in health by combining the latest in research and innovation. We want it to be easy to stay healthy and build an inner strength. By combining unconventional thinking, progressive working methods and our combined competence, which consists of several decades in research and the traditional pharmaceutical industry, we solve problems with the consumer in focus. Our basic philosophy is to improve the health of both individuals and the entire planet with a product range that draws its power from known and proven substances combined with an innovative approach.

  • Area: Nutraceuticals
  • Country: Stockholm, Sweden
  • Investment: 2018

ScientificMed (Exit 2021)

The company is developing a CE-certified e-health platform with e-treatments (digital treatments) for specific drugs and cancer treatments. ScientificMed aims to significantly improve the outcome of its treatment with cancer drugs by providing digital tools and services for healthcare professionals and patients. The company, together with pharmaceutical companies, healthcare providers and Karolinska Institutet, has carried out several clinical studies and evaluation projects with positive results. The company was acquired by Cuviva in 2021.

  • Area: Digital therapeutics
  • Country: Stockholm, Sweden
  • Investment: 2018 (Exit 2021)

PictureMyLife (Exit 2021)

PictureMyLife has a digital, picture-based diary for children and adults with cognitive difficulties. It enables simple, interactive communication between home and school or between daily activities and housing and family. The service is already used by about 40 schools and a number of housing and day care activities. The platform is CE-certified and can be prescribed by doctors in some Regions.

  • Area: Digital platform for elderly care and school
  • Country: Stockholm, Sweden
  • Investment: 2018 (Exit 2021)

Symbiome (Exit 2021)

Symbiome provides a personally designed analysis based on the patient's microbiome using AI. With a simple home test, you take a sample and send it in. The sample is analyzed and the response is matched to intestinal flora typical of individuals with certain diseases, such as type 2 diabetes, obesity, depression, IBS and inflammation. Symbiome was acquired by Learning2Sleep.

  • Area: Microbiome analysis with AI
  • Country: Stockholm, Sweden
  • Investment: 2019 (Exit 2021)

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