Dr. Steffen Schwarz

Co-Founder, Member of the Board and Director IP Operation

With 20 years of in depth and practical IP administration experience, Steffen has worked for research organizations administering IP, as well as consulting for different university transfer offices in Switzerland and Europe . He holds a PhD in molecular biology and a masters in intellectual property at the Swiss federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETHZ).

Dr. Bruno Dalle Carbonare

Founder, President and Director of Administration

As an active Entrepreneur for 20 years, Bruno has founded, funded, mentored and ran several companies in the life sciences area. Before that Bruno was active in fields of business development, competitive intelligence and venture capital, within the pharmaceutical industry for a decade. He holds a PhD in cell and molecular biology.

Hugo van Buel

Co-Founder and Member of the Board

Bringing industry and international insights , coupled with finance and management know-how, Hugo has gained experience for 30 years in the valve industry operating in over 75 countries. Hugo graduated from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL) in engineering and a masters of business administration (MBA).

Marcel Schmocker

Member of the Board

Marcel brings 35 years of experience as General Counsel fora number of public and private companies with special emphasis on M&A, Finance, Contracts, Licensing and Compliance. He serves on the board of several Swiss companies and holds a law degree from the University of Bern and a master of Law from the Duke University, NC, USA.