Bactiguard is a Swedish medtech company with a global presence, offering a solution that prevents healthcare associated infections caused by medical devices. By preventing infections, they contribute to a reduced use of antibiotics and the spread of multi-resistant bacteria, which is a growing problem worldwide. They save lives, increase patient safety and significantly reduce the cost for the healthcare and society. Their technology is well-proven, safe and tissue friendly and consist of a thin layer of noble metals that prevents bacterial growth. The coating can be applied on almost all medical devices. Bactiguard-coated urinary catheters are market leading in the US and Japan and the company has also its own product portfolio consisting of foley catheters, central venous catheters and endotrachealtubes.