Swedish AI startup secures accelerator funding and appoints Viktor Karlsson as the new CEO
Lund, Sweden, 19 January, 2021 – Intuicell, a Swedish startup that is pioneering the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) with its unique Brain Intelligence technology, today announced that they have secured accelerator funding from IKS, and appointed Viktor Karlsson as its new CEO and co-founder.
Intuicell welcomes Viktor Karlsson as its new CEO. Viktor brings more than 10 years’ experience from the startup environment, including co-founder & CEO of animal health company Premune AB and co-founder & Chairman of sustaintech startup Yehego AB. Viktor will replace founding researcher prof. Henrik Jörntell, who will continue his work with the company as Board member.
”Viktor is the right person to lead Intuicell into a new phase, with a rapid growth trajectory”, says Michal Stala, Chairman of the Board. ”He has the strong entrepreneurial background that we have been looking for, with demonstrated qualities in leadership, business development and fund raising. We have an exciting journey ahead of us, and I am happy to have Viktor leading our company.”
”Henrik and the founding team have made great progress since launching Intuicell in 2020, both when it comes to technical development but also in partnership discussions. I am honored and humble to take over the leadership, and excited to be a part of such a competent team in taking Intuicell to the next level”, says Viktor.
Intuicell is a Swedish tech company, based in Lund. The company is pioneering the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) with its unique Brain Intelligence technology. Brain Intelligence differs from existing AI by being much more faithful to the functionality of a real brain. The technology can therefore bring possible solutions to challenges both tractable and intractable with AI. Intuicell develops Brain Intelligence for a wide range of applications. The technology can run on existing hardware platforms or be made as stand-alone applications, without any external computational support. As stand-alone applications, including hardware, Intuicell technology can be used to support process industry or to improve functionality in various consumer level electronics.
Intuicell was founded in 2020 by neuroscience professor Henrik Jörntell and co-workers Udaya Rongala, PhD, and Jonas Enander, PhD. The company is backed by LU Holding, veteran investor and serial entrepreneur Christer Fåhraeus, and tech entrepreneur Michal Stala from Mistbase, acquired by ARM.
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Viktor Karlsson, CEO Intuicell AB
Tel: +46-760 265 269
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IntuiCell is pioneering the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) with our unique Brain Intelligence technology. Brain Intelligence differs from AI by being much more faithful to the functionality of a real brain. Our technology can therefore bring possible solutions to challenges both tractable and intractable with AI.