Motilis Sàrl was founded in 2006.

Motilis was awarded with PERL08 first prize (Lausanne Region)
and with CTI Label in September 2008.

Management team

Vincent Schlageter
, co-founder, CEO +41 79 278 1725
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 +41 79 636 86 35
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.

Richard Andrews
, Executive Chairman +41 79 310 09 08
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