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JOLIFE ranked among the fastest growing companies

November 27th 2009, Lund, Sweden

Jolife AB is for the second year in a row ranked among the fastest growing companies in Sweden as well in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). The Fast 50 and Fast 500 lists, which recognize the fastest growing technology companies in a wide range of technological fields, from IT to life science, are published yearly by Deloitte in cooperation with the Swedish Association for Risk Capital (Svenska Riskkapitalföreningen). With an income growth of 613% between the years 2004 and 2008, Jolife AB was ranked as number 21 in Sweden and as number 300 in the EMEA region.

Jolife AB develops and manufactures an automated cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) device called the LUCAS Chest Compression System, used for treating sudden cardiac arrest patients.

“We are honoured to be recognised in this ranking. It is exciting times for Jolife right now as we are introducing our next generation LUCAS 2 in the US as well as in Europe”, says Erik von Schenck, CEO of Jolife.

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LUCAS Chest Compression System is an easy-to-use and lightweight device that provides quality chest compressions according to the European Resuscitation Council and American Heart Association Guidelines for CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation). It assists rescuers in maintaining vital blood circulation in cardiac arrest patients. LUCAS is simple to use, applied within seconds and feasible for use in a majority of cardiac arrest patients. LUCAS is available in an electrically driven version (LUCAS 2) and a pneumatically driven (LUCAS 1). The mechanical CPR device has shown to increase operational efficacy and to improve the opportunities to save cardiac arrest patients.

About Jolife AB
Jolife AB, founded in 2000, develops and manufactures the LUCAS Chest Compression System. Jolife works closely with leading physicians and paramedics and is committed to research and development in order to continue to offer innovative products. The LUCAS Chest Compression Systems are sold in the major markets in the world. Based in Lund in southern Sweden, Jolife markets its products through an exclusive global distribution agreement with Physio-Control, Inc., a division of Medtronic Inc. – except in Sweden, Norway and Finland, where Jolife sells directly.

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