About us

We create, develop and activate the relevant community in healthcare. We identify and connect the relevant stakeholders to improve the visibility and interconnectivity of startups in the healthcare sector. 

Our goal is to make the Swiss healthcare system more intelligent and efficient. Please contact us if you would like to join our initiative.

Swiss Healthcare Startups 
Seefeldstrasse 90
8008 Zürich
info@swisshealthcarestartups.com

Board

Gieri Cathomas

Gieri is the initiator and President of Swiss Healthcare Startups, Medical Doctor and a passionate entrepreneur. He is also a lecturer at the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Zurich, where he is co-responsible for the module in Health Sector Management.

Urs Stromer

Urs is a co-initiator of Swiss Healthcare Startups. Urs serves as the President of IG eHealth and built-up and led the eHealth Department of Swiss Post Solutions.

Thomas Löhrer

Thomas is a co-initiator of Swiss Healthcare Startups, passionate entrepreneur and partner of CR Kommunikation. He is responsible for the startup portfolio of the agency.

Fabian Unteregger

Fabian is a co-initiator of Swiss Healthcare Startups. The scholarship winner holds a Master in Food Science ETH and a Doctorate in Medicine. He is passionate entrepreneur and an award winning standup comedian.

Stefan Kohler

Stefan is a co-initiator of Swiss Healthcare Startups and partner and co-head of the Life Sciences Group at the Swiss law firm VISCHER AG. He has extensive experience in advising healthcare companies in Swiss law matters.

Franziska Steiner

Franziska is a Member of Swiss Healthcare Startups and is passionate about tackling challenges through innovation. She runs the startup programs at swissnex San Francisco and is also their digital health lead. Prior to that she was co-creating patient centric solutions with health care professionals.