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Clinical validation and commercialization of innovative immunostimulating Interstitial Laser Thermotherapy

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EC-Contrib. €






Project "INTHER" data sheet

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Organization address
city: LUND
postcode: 223 81
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 Coordinator Country Sweden [SE]
 Project website
 Total cost 2˙136˙357 €
 EC max contribution 2˙136˙357 € (100%)
 Programme 1. H2020-EU.3.1.3. (Treating and managing disease)
 Code Call H2020-SMEINST-2-2016-2017
 Funding Scheme SME-2
 Starting year 2016
 Duration (year-month-day) from 2016-08-01   to  2018-11-30


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# participants  country  role  EC contrib. [€] 
1    CLINICAL LASERTHERMIA SYSTEMS AB SE (LUND) coordinator 2˙136˙357.00


 Project objective

The INTHER project will bring the groundbreaking immunostimulating Interstitial Laser Thermotherapy (imILTCLS) to the market and clinical practice. This minimally invasive therapy is designed to achieve local tumour destruction and stimulate specific antitumour immunity in a patient’s body. In recent years, anti-cancer therapies based on activation of the immune system have grown in significance and popularity. This approach is especially viable for patients who previously had very few treatment options. However, only approx. 20 % of all patients respond to drug-based immunotherapies of today. The key need of medical oncologists is to increase those response rates and thus decrease cancer-related suffering, increase life expectancy and survival rates for the patients. The project will meet those needs by delivering a novel device-based cancer immunotherapy method that destroys the tumour locally and induces long-lasting, vaccination-like, systemic immunity against the treated form of cancer. As the world’s first device-based laser immunotherapy, imILTCLS will curve its own market niche on the fast growing Cancer Immunotherapy Market and therefore have a significant disruptive effect on this market. The studies performed to date have confirmed the therapeutic capability of the new method. In the project, the method will be further validated for the two chosen solid tumour types: pancreatic cancer and breast cancer. This will enable CLS to shorten the time to full commercialisation, obtain the clinical acceptance and fully exploit the commercial potential of the new treatment method. The clinical uptake of imILTCLS in Europe will lead to reduction of costs associated with the treatment of solid tumours, especially surgeries, and reduction of costs related to the activation of immunotherapies. CLS’ strategy is based on intensive efforts towards validating imILTCLS and bringing it to the market. The project is a key step towards realizing this business strategy.


year authors and title journal last update
List of publications.
2017 Axelsson J, Pantaleone C, Åström S
Initial Findings of Immunostimulating Interstitial Laser Thermotherapy of Solid Tumours
published pages: 28-31, ISSN: 1758-5678, DOI:
Journal for Clinical Studies volume 9, issue 4 2019-06-12

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