Bonalive is a smart biomaterials company transforming the future of healthcare. With one of the most evidence-based technologies in the industry, we are creating a smarter future for healthcare. Bonalive is an ISO 13485:2016 certified, Class III medical device company.


Management team

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Ollila founded Bonalive Biomaterials Ltd in 2009, through an MBO of the Bonalive® technology from Vivoxid Ltd. Before he became Chairman and CEO, he completed a post-doc and worked in project management at Novartis Pharma in Switzerland. In addition, Dr. Ollila was also the Global Director of Sales and Marketing at Vivoxid Ltd. He holds a PhD in biochemistry and has an international background, having lived in Finland, Spain, Switzerland and the USA.

Chief Technology Officer

Mr. Lucchesi holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering and joined Bonalive in 2009, after holding several positions as a Research Scientist, Business Development Manager and R&D Manager in different organizations. He has thorough knowledge of the Bonalive technologies and brings his vast experience to the company. Mr. Lucchesi coordinates Bonalive’s scientific projects and oversees their technological development.

Director of Production

Mrs. Rantala joined Bonalive in 2009 after having held several positions in R&D, quality control and project management. A process-oriented thinker, Rantala believes in a lean working philosophy and mentor-based leadership. She holds a degree in laboratory sciences and is a member of the Finnish Production Management Association.

Marketing and HR Manager

Mrs. Lumiainen joined Bonalive in 2009, after having worked for Vivoxid Ltd since 2002. She has vast experience in marketing and product management, brand design and HR tasks. She holds a Master of Science in Social Sciences and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.

Chief Compliance Officer

Mrs. Lindgren joined Bonalive in 2009, after holding several positions in quality assurance and management since 2001. Mrs. Lindgren brings experience in ensuring Bonalive’s compliance with regulatory requirements and is a qualified lead auditor. Mrs. Lindgren holds a Master of Science degree in Chemistry.

Director of Quality

Dr. Airola holds a PhD in Chemistry and joined Bonalive in 2016, bringing with him 20 years of experience in IPR, quality and supplier management. He is familiar with both industrial and start-up environments and assumed the role of Director of Quality at Bonalive in 2018.

Manager of Finance and Customer Service

Ms. Valtanen joined Bonalive in 2011 adding her significant experience in project management, corporate financing and accounting to the company. Ms. Valtanen holds a Master of Science in Economics and Business Administration.

Board of Directors

Chairman of the Board

Dr. Ollila has served as Member of the Board of Directors since 2009 and assumed the role of Chairman of the Board in 2018. He founded Bonalive Biomaterials Ltd in 2009 through a management buy-out of the Bonalive® technology from Vivoxid Ltd. Before his current position as a Chairman and CEO of Bonalive, Dr. Ollila completed a post-doctoral thesis and worked at Novartis Pharma in Switzerland for several years. He was also the Global Director of Sales and Marketing at Vivoxid Ltd. Ollila holds a doctorate in biochemistry from Åbo Akademi University.

Member of the Board

Assoc. Prof. Frantzén has been a Member of the Board of Directors since 2013. As a consultant neurosurgeon and Associate Professor at the Turku University Hospital, Frantzén has extensive experience in the clinical use of bioactive glass in spine surgery. Frantzén holds a PhD in Neurosurgery from the University of Turku.

Member of the Board

Mr. Muñoz has been a Member of the Board of Directors since 2017. He has extensive international experience from China, India and Colombia. Currently he serves as a New Business Manager (NBO) and Business Development Director at Avalon Pharmaceuticals.

Member of the Board

Mr. Rönnlund was appointed to the Board of Directors in 2019. As a marketing and sales executive in the US and Europe, he has extensive experience from Go-To-Market strategies and brand creation. Mr. Rönnlund holds an MSc in Engineering and an MSc in Economics from Åbo Akademi University.


Bonalive at EUROSPINE 2019

June 6, 2019 11:30

 Broadcast starts here on October 16 12:00 UTC +3h (Helsinki) In case you cannot access the stream, please check the following: – Your internet connection – Your browser (recommended:...

10 years of Smart Healing

10 years of Smart Healing™

February 13, 2019 09:10

Patient stories Story 1: The ski girl “We might have to amputate your leg.” This is the message a young woman of 18 received after being seriously injured in a...

Smart Healing - Our Promise

Read more about Smart Healing™

February 13, 2019 09:09

As the world seeks answers to the growing threat of antibiotic resistance, Smart Healing™ stands for Bonalive’s commitment to our customers. It’s what can be expected from us time and...

Bonalive Youtube

Bonalive is now on YouTube

February 12, 2019 11:50

Receive instant updates on new videos by subscribing to our channel. We will share the latest congress presentations, surgical technique videos and much more on a regular basis through our...

Bonalive Medical education events flyer 2019

Bonalive events 2019 – Meet us here

January 3, 2019 16:25

The Bonalive medical education 2019 flyer provides an overview of the main congresses at which we will display our Smart Healing™ solutions during 2019. Please also take a look at...

Bonalive Smart Healing in mastoid surgery

Bonalive® against biofilm on cochlear implants

November 14, 2018 10:15

The promising results of a new study by B. Höing et al. (2018, ahead of print) show the Smart Healing effect of Bonalive® bioactive glass, enabling cost-effective and sustainable procedures...

WAAW 2018_Monday

World Antibiotic Awareness Week 2018

November 14, 2018 10:15

Bonalive participates in the World Health Organization’s World Antibiotic Awareness Week by spreading awareness about why antimicrobial resistance is happening, the risks it poses to our future health, and what...

Bonalive Smart Healing Corporate video

We are devoted to Smart Healing in septic bone surgery

October 26, 2018 16:26

Click here to watch our video.

Hospital Reports

Bonalive is featured in the latest issue of Hospital Reports Europe

September 19, 2018 10:34

Bonalive is featured in the latest issue of Hospital Reports Europe. The report covers the latest topics on chronic bone infections and the benefit of using bioactive glass in the...

Bonalive satellite symposium

Bonalive Satellite Symposium

September 15, 2018 10:31

We are glad to share the recording of the Bonalive Satellite Symposium at the EBJIS Congress in Helsinki September 2018. Click here to watch the recording. Special thanks to our...

EBJIS Live stream

Join the Bonalive Symposium live from EBJIS 2018

August 31, 2018 09:30

We invite you to join the Bonalive Satellite Symposium live for the first time from the EBJIS Congress in Helsinki, Finland. Please see agenda below: 12:35-12:45 Introduction – Dr. Fredrik...


Chronic osteomyelitis and infected non-union treatment

May 24, 2018 09:48

A new publication has been published on the use of Bonalive bioactive glass in Infected Non-Unions and Chronic Osteomyelitis treatment. Infection with a single pathogen was demonstrated in 50% of...


Bonalive is a proud Platinum Sponsor of ESTROT 2018

May 24, 2018 09:35

We look forward to seeing you at ESTROT 2018.


Cost-effectiveness of Bonalive® granules

March 28, 2018 09:51

A recent congress paper at the ORS 2018 Annual Meeting compares the cost-effectiveness of a one-stage treatment of chronic osteomyelitis using Bonalive® granules with a two-stage treatment using gentamicin loaded...

Bonalive is EBJIS 2018 Gold Sponsor

March 28, 2018 09:50

We are thrilled to welcome you to the 37th annual meeting of the EBJIS hosted in the capital of Finland, home country of BonAlive. BonAlive will be the Gold Sponsor...


Bonalive® in mastoidal infections surgery

December 19, 2017 10:01

A new doctoral thesis on BonAlive® bioactive glass S53P4 in chronic middle ear treatment and mastoidal infections surgery has been published. According to the study, bioactive glass (BG S53P4) is...

World Antibiotic Awareness Week

December 13, 2017 10:04

BonAlive Biomaterials participates in the World Health Organization World Antibiotic Awareness Week. Learn how to handle antibiotics with care.


New clinical articles of Bonalive® granules

October 17, 2017 10:05

In our continuous effort to improve science and to supply our worldwide customer network with new clinical data, we have the pleasure to present three new clinical articles where BonAlive®...



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ISO 13485:2016 certified

Bonalive® granules, Bonalive® putty and Bonalive® putty MIS are CE marked products.