Dr. André Bernard, CEO at matriq AG

Lerchenfeldstrasse 3, 9014 St. Gallen

André serves as CEO and cofounder of matriq AG in St. Gallen, where he markets a technology for securely and individually marking plastic products. Before, he was 15 years professor and head of the institute for micro- and nanotechnology (MNT) at NTB Buchs, a university of applied sciences. He studied biochemistry and immunology at the University Zurich and electrical engineering at ETH Zurich and earned a doctoral degree at IBM research lab in Rüschlikon. He then was founder and CEO of indigon gmbh, a startup in Tübingen (D) in the area of medical diagnostics (lab-on-disc). He is an expert at Innosuisse, the Swiss innovation agency and has 2011 cofounded the foundation innocuisine for the advancement of science and innovation in gastronomy. André has more than 40 publications (h-index: 25, RG Score: 31.55, citations >6‘400), 8 patents, and 2 children.

23 JANUARY 2022