About Xintela

Xintela’s goal is to create significant medical advances in the fields of stem cell therapy and targeted cancer therapy, with focus on indications with a high unmet medical need.

About the company

Xintela is a biopharma company that develops stem cell-based treatments focusing on osteoarthritis and difficult-to-heal leg ulcers and, through its wholly owned subsidiary Targinta, targeted antibody-based treatments for aggressive cancer, such as triple-negative breast cancer and the brain tumor glioblastoma. The focus is on diseases that cause great suffering and lack effective medical treatment options.

Xintela operates at Medicon Village in Lund, Sweden, and is listed on Nasdaq First North Growth Market Stockholm.



Xintela was founded in 2009 by the company’s CEO Evy Lundgren-Åkerlund. The company’s operations are based on many years of research and development undertaken by Evy and her team at the University of Lund and in Cartela AB.

In 2013, Xintela initiated its research and development operations with a focus on developing stem cell products for the repair of damaged cartilage. In 2014, research and development work in the field of brain tumour treatment was initiated. In 2020, triple-negative breast cancer was added to the pipeline. The development of novel targeted cancer therapies is conducted in Xintela´s wholly owned subsidiary Targinta AB. In 2021, Xinela recieved a license to manufacture ATMP's (Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products) in the company's GMP facility and XSTEM product patent was approved in Europe. In 2022, the company's first clinical study begant with the stem cell product XSTEM in patients with knee osteoarthritis.

Xintela has a broad and strong patent portfolio, including over 50 approved patents in important markets such as Australia, Europe, USA, Canada and Japan.

CEO Evy Lundgren talking to a scientist

Management team and Board

Xintela’s management team and Board have extensive experience from the Life Sciences industry, covering research and development of medical products in both preclinical and clinical phases. Also, the Board has broad experience within the fields of cell therapy and cancer therapy, and possesses a wealth of knowledge and competence in the fields of economics and law.

Management Team

The Board


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An important part of Xintela’s business strategy is to collaborate with leading research groups and other companies. Through these collaborations, Xintela can both create interest for the company’s technology and, at the same time, generate income through licencing. Xintela has already initiated several national and international collaborations with players in the fields of regenerative medicine and cancer.



We are always interested in receiving spontaneous applications. If you believe you can contribute new competencies and energy to our dynamic team.

When you send us your CV, you also give your consent according to our GDPR policy. You can contact us at any time and request that we delete your personal information.


GDPR policy

Here you will find Xintela's GDPR policy.

Download GDPR-policy (pdf in Swedish)
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