About us

Abigo Medical is a Swedish medical device company that is part of the global health and hygiene company Essity.

Health and well-being in focus

Abigo Medical was founded in 1989 by brothers Jan G. and Leif Smith. Their ambition was to build an international pharmaceutical company with unique products that improve human health. Today, Abigo is part of Essity that has the same vision to improve well-being through leading hygiene and health solutions.

Sorbact® wound dressings against infections

Abigo Medical’s focus is development and manufacturing of advanced wound management products to prevent and treat wound infections. Our technology is helping people in more than 65 countries through our brands Sorbact®, Cutimed® Sorbact®, Cutimed® Siltec® Sorbact®, Cutimed® Sorbion® Sorbact® and Leukoplast® Leukomed® Sorbact®.

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Innovation that makes an impact

By taking advantage of insights about human health, by being curious and by learning from academia and customers. This is how we identify new creative ideas and innovative products that make a real difference in people’s lives.

Sorbact® Technology, a Swedish innovation with proven success in treating wounds, can be accredited to pioneering Nobel prize-winning work. This paved the way for further research on bacterial surface properties, which was used to develop Sorbact® Technology.

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How Sorbact® Technology works

Respond to the rise of antimicrobial resistance with Sorbact®

WHO rates antimicrobial resistance (AMR) as one of the biggest threats to global health. Already, an estimated 700,000 die each year due to antibiotic resistance1. Antimicrobial Stewardship (AMS) initiatives offer an opportunity to reduce the rate of AMR. Sorbact® dressings can form a valuable part of health care professionals’ AMS strategy.

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1.WHO. 2016. Stop antimicrobial resistance now. World Health Organisation.link

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