The father of Sophia, initiator of the project, and oncologist by profession. He initiated the “appsocial.org” foundation, located in Zürich, to start the Wyss Associate Project. He initiated a novel e-health platform and heads a patient outcome study in oncology.
Systems engineer who collaborated on this project since the beginning at ZHAW. Inspired by the modular hand prosthesis project, he got involved in various research projects in artificial hand prosthetics during his master thesis. He is spearheading the technical parts of the project.
Lukas von Tobel
Biologist by training, holding a PhD in cell and molecular biology. He left his job in IT/Pharma working as a Study Design Analyst to work on this project. He coordinates the project.
He obtained his “Meisterbrief” in Orthopädietechnik from the school of Karl Bosch at Heidelberg and worked several years at the Universitätsklinik Göttingen and Universitätsklinik Balgrist. With his technical background and his medical understanding he supports SwissProsthetics to optimize the connection from the modular prosthesis to the arm of the patient.
He joined the SwissProsthetics team in August 2018 as an Industrial Designer. He collaborated with the startup during his diploma project at Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK). After his graduation he joined the team to further develop the product.
She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Design of the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts. With her innovative thinking and 3D modeling skills she supports SwissProsthetics to develop and improve their product.
She studied biomedical engineering in Valencia, her home town, and worked as an orthopaedic technician. Thanks to her mixed background she joined the project to support different activities, such as quality management and device testing and modeling.
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