Our history


BrainLit is founded by Tord Wingren who submits the first patent, the system patent, and becomes its first chairman of the board and CEO.


Tord Wingren presents lectures of the BrainLit vision at exhibitions and conferences. Vinnova approves the company’s joint application with Lund University for ICT-lighting, which becomes the first company project with revenue. BrainLit’s first patent is registered, in the US.


Nobel Prize in Physics is awarded for the invention of blue light diodes, which enables white LED light. BrainLit joins the Swedish Energy Agency in a project collaborating with a scientist team led by Thorbjörn Laike.


Peter K Andersson succeeds Tord Wingren as CEO. Jimmy Landin, Truls Löwgren and Dan Löfgren joins BrainLit which then has five employees. The company locates on the 16th floor of Ideon Gateway in Lund, Sweden. BrainLit’s first scientific board is formed with Klas Sjöberg as its chairman.


Innovation Skåne and Hotel Skansen in Båstad become BrainLit’s first customers. A study showing significant improvements in sleeping patterns of students in BioCentric LightingTM is published by students Karin Ljungström and Stina Eriksson at Lund University.


Nobel Prize in Physiology is awarded to the discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling the circadian rhythm. BrainLit organizes lectures around the science which relates to the BCL system. BrainLit’s project at the Neonatal Ward at Helsingborgs Hospital becomes public. Bert Nordberg joins as member of the board and succeeds Tord Wingren as the chairman of the company. The property owners of Medicon Village in Lund place a large volume order of BCL.


Mats Leifland becomes chairman of the board. A commercial advisory board is formed with Bert Nordberg as chairman. SIGMA Connectivity orders BioCentric Lighting™. BrainLit moves its offices to Medicon Village.


Niclas Olsson becomes CEO of BrainLit. BrainLit’s largest issue of shares is signed at 109 MSEK. With orders from the Swedish embassy in Hong Kong, Sony, Swedbank and SOS Alarm, BrainLit’s customer list is growing. BrainLit sets up an affiliate in the US. BrainLit moves its offices to the top floor of The Spark in Medicon Village.


A study is published by scientists at The Technical University of Denmark which proves a substantial improvement of students study results in mathematics, when spending time in BrainLit’s BioCentric Lighting™.