Daniel Delfosse

Dr. Daniel Delfosse is Head of Innovation & Technology of Mathys Ltd. Bettlach, Switzerland. He received the Diploma in Materials Engineering from ETH Zurich in 1985 and the Ph.D. from EPF Lausanne in 1990. During 1991-94 he was employed as research fellow and private contractor at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, working on the dynamic behaviour of fibre-reinforced materials used for aircrafts. From 1994 to 1995 he was the Administrative Director of the Swiss Priority Programme on Materials Research.

In 1996 he joined the Swiss Laboratories for Materials Testing and Research (EMPA) in Thun where he headed the 5 laboratories of the Materials Characterisation Group. His projects involved him with numerous SMEs, notably in the areas of watch making and medical devices.

In 2000 he joined Mathys Medical Ltd in Bettlach, Switzerland as head of product development for the orthopaedic division. In 2003 Dr. Delfosse became a member of the Executive Board of Mathys Ltd Bettlach. Since October 2007, he is heading the newly created Innovation & Technology Group.