“A journey without failure? You don’t grow.
Progressing every day, learning and passing on, that’s what’s rewarding”

Wilma Lukas, Alumni of the Faculty of Biology and Medicine

“A journey without failure? You don’t grow.
Progressing every day, learning and passing on, that’s what’s rewarding”

Wilma Lukas, Alumni of the Faculty of Biology and Medicine

After the Faculty of Sciences (Biology) in Lausanne, she completed a PhD at the University of Geneva.

Wilma Lukas worked in the best pharmaceutical companies in the Lake Geneva region such as GSK or Merck-Serono before joining a start-up from the EPFL. After the research aspect comes the business approach of pharmaceutical development when she joins Debiopharm for a few years, where her network is intensively developed.

She then embarked on the adventure of entrepreneurship by founding her own company as a consultant, W Life Sciences. For several years, she has been sharing her activity with Innosuisse, the Swiss Agency for Innovation, as well as with other European organizations.

She closely follows the development of Swiss biotechs and start-ups as a judge for MassChallenge or Venture. Always passionate about life sciences!