Who we are

Based in Zurich, Switzerland, LifeMatrix Technologies AG, is a pre-revenue, high-tech startup company spun out of the Institute for Regenerative Medicine at the University of Zurich.

Our team combines world leading science in cardiovascular tissue engineering with in-depth entrepreneurial expertise in medical biomimetic device development.


The award winning LifeMatrix technology platform is backed by >20 years of research with >150 peer-reviewed publications and a strong patent portfolio.


LifeMatrix is currently supported by the Wyss Zurich, a joint accelerator of the University of Zurich and ETH Zurich.

Simon P. Hoerstrup, MD, PhD

Co-Founder & Chair Advisory Board

Frank P.T. Baaijens, PhD

Co-Founder & Advisory Board Member

Jessica Mann, MD, PhD

Advisory Board Member & delegated CMO

Volkmar Falk, MD

Advisory Board Member

Andre Terzic, MD, PhD

Advisory Board Member

Aryan Fallahi

Advisory Board Member

Clinical and Scientific Advisory Board

Maximilian Emmert, MD, PhD

Chairman of the Board

René Stenger

Board Member

Chris Tanner, PhD

Board Member

Sandro Matter, PhD

Board Member

Board of Directors

Management Team

Maximilian Emmert, MD, PhD

Co-Founder & Founding CEO

René Stenger

Co-Founder & CTO

Robin Müller

Co-Founder & COO

Meet the Team