Holger Crafoord
Holger Crafoord was a Swedish
Sweden , officially the Kingdom of Sweden , is a Nordic country on the Scandinavian Peninsula in Northern Europe. Sweden borders with Norway and Finland and is connected to Denmark by a bridge-tunnel across the Öresund....

 industrialist and founded Gambro
Gambro is a global medical technology companythat manufactures products for Dialysis treatment.The company is a global leader in developing, manufacturing andsupplying products and therapies for Kidneyand Liver Dialysis, Myeloma Kidney Therapy, and other...

 along with Nils Alwall‎, a company that would commercialize Alwall's research into artificial kidney
Artificial kidney
Artificial kidney is often a synonym for hemodialysis, but may also, more generally, refer to renal replacement therapies that are in use and/or in development...

s. He donated the initial funds for the establishment of the Crafoord Prize
Crafoord Prize
The Crafoord Prize is an annual science prize established in 1980 by Holger Crafoord, a Swedish industrialist, and his wife Anna-Greta Crafoord...

 for scientific research.

See also

  • Lund School of Economics and Management
    Lund School of Economics and Management
    The Lund School of Economics and Management or Ekonomihögskolan i Lund is a business school at Lund University in Lund, Sweden. It has been certified by EQUIS and is a member of EFMD.It was founded and financed by Holger Crafoord.-Education:...

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