|Motilis Sàrl was founded in
Motilis was awarded with PERL08 first prize (Lausanne Region)
and with CTI Label in September 2008.
Vincent Schlageter, co-founder, CEO
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Vincent Schlageter was born in Lausanne, Switzerland, in 1972.
He received his M.Sc. and Ph.D. in microengineering from the Swiss
Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL), in 1996 and 2003 respectively.
During his studies, he spent a half-year at University College Dublin
(Ireland), received a Postgrad Degree in Biomedical Engineering in
Lausanne (1997), and developed the Motility Tracking System. He pursued
his activities in gastrointestinal motility as senior assistant in
the department of physiology (UNIL, Lausanne) and in the department
of visceral surgery (CHUV): clinical studies in adults and children,
animal research and electrostimulation of the colon.
Michel Demierre, co-founder, CTO
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Michel Demierre was born in Lausanne, Switzerland in 1974. He
received his MSc in micro-engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute
of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL), in 1996. In 2003 he obtained from
EPFL his PhD degree on Hall microsystems. He is now senior assistant
at the Institute of Physiology, University of Lausanne, where he
is involved in a new tool for medical diagnosis. His research interests
include sensors, position sensing, systems and medical devices.
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Over 30 years experience in the medtech / biotech industry in
numerous functions including development, marketing and general management.
Director of DuPont’s diagnostic division (Europe, Mid East,
Africa) and founder of a successful start-up that was eventually
launched on the stock market.
Pavel Kucera, co-founder, Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board
Pavel Kucera was born 1940 in Czechoslovakia. He obtained doctoral
degree in 1963 at the Medical Faculty of the Charles' University in
Plzen, Czechoslovakia, where he continued research and teaching in
pathophysiology until 1968. Then he moved to the Institute of Physiology,
Medical Faculty of the University of Lausanne, where he was made ordinary
professor in 1982. His expertise is in cell and organ physiology and
his research, although mainly fundamental, is closely linked to pathophysiological
and clinical problems. His projects aim to answer concrete questions
concerning mechanisms, diagnosis and treatment of diseases in the domains
of urology, gastroenterology, cardiology, and neurology. He participates
in several multicentric collaborations with clinicians, biologists,
physicists, chemists, engineers and with industry.
Scientific & Medical Advisory Board
Chairman: Prof. Pavel Kucera
Prof. Premsil Bercik, MD, gastroenterologist, McMaster/Canada