Hans von Holst has the unique background of being a senior consultant in clinical neurosurgery at Karolinska University Hospital, combined with a clinical professorship at Karolinska Institutet and professor at the prestigious technical university at KTH – Royal Institute of Technology.
In addition, he is the founder of two companies currently on the Swedish stock exchange – MIPS and Bioservo. He is also the creator of several patents, some of which are used today by Volvo, Mips, and Bioservo among others; he has been awarded the Christoffer Polhem Prize 2019 for the MIPS innovation, and awarded the NASA Innovation Prize 2020 for the Bioservo Glove innovation.
Hans has dedicated his life to better understanding and explaining why traumatic brain injuries occur, how they can be prevented, and what’s best practical care. A result of this devotion is his latest innovation – Propretec.