Director Regulatory Affairs, Swiss Medtech
Regulatory uncertainties and their effect on the Swiss medtech industry
Daniel Delfosse is Director of Regulatory Affairs and Executive Board Member of Swiss Medtech. His mantra is “Innovation despite Regulation” and he tries to create a regulatory framework in Switzerland that will allow innovations to be developed without unnecessary hurdles but still respecting the product safety aspects.
He spent the last 20 years in the orthopaedic industry as head of development and head of innovation at Mathys Ltd Bettlach. As Product Safety Officer, he was also responsible for the controlled introduction of innovative medical devices.
He comes with a Diploma in Materials Engineering from ETH Zurich and the Ph.D. from EPF Lausanne followed by a research fellowship at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada.