Attana expands global business development team

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Attana has signed an engagement agreement with Samir Fostock of Vicama AB as Senior Advisor-Business Development. Samir co-founded Attana and was the company’s first Business Development Director. Mr. Fostock has since lived in Saudi Arabia and the UAE, where he has assisted companies such as EF-Education First and Northrop Grumman with regional business development, as well as served on the board of the Saudi-Swedish Joint Business Council (SSJBC).

Based in Dubai, Mr. Fostock will support Attana’s global sales efforts with a focus on COVID diagnostic applications in the Middle East, India and North Africa. In this capacity he will also assist HVD Life Sciences and their local partners in the region. 


”I am excited to welcome Samir back to Attana in this advisory role. As co-founder and one of our largest shareholders he has a thorough understanding of our company and products. Combined with his broad business network I am confident that he can make an impact in our sales and marketing efforts,” comments Dr. Teodor Aastrup, CEO of Attana.


”Attana has worked with antibody and vaccine research since 2002 building an impressive product portfolio and proprietary know-how. I look forward to engaging with both public and private entities to enable them to fight the COVID pandemic with Attana’s unique product and service offering,” adds Samir.

For more information, please contact:

Teodor Aastrup, CEO Attana AB
tel: + 46 8 674 57 00

The Board of directors for Attana consider that the information in this press release is not likely to have a significant effect on the share prices, but is of general interest for the shareholders and hence should be communicated.

Attana was founded in 2002 with the vision of in-vitro characterization of molecular interactions mimicking in-vivo conditions. Since then, Attana has developed proprietary label free biosensors for biochemical, crude, sera, and cell-based assays. Attana’s products and research services are used by Big Pharma, biotech companies and academic institutions within the life sciences. To learn more about Attana’s contract research services and our label free cell-based biosensors, please visit or contact





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