Our network

Our clients come to us for our skill-sets and experience drawing from decades in health technology working with and for clients ranging from top-tier players to SMEs and startups. We pride ourselves on the caliber and diversity of our exceptional client base. We have several satisfied clients willing to testify on our achievements for them.

Our clients are:

  • healthtech CEOs, CFOs, CLOs, CTOs and VPs Sales/Marketing 
  • healthtech inventors and entrepreneurs launching or developing a new venture
  • healthtech investors and wealth managers
  • healthtech incubators, accelerators & “translators"
  • healthtech nonprofits and foundations
  • healthtech industry consultants

Some of our clients and partners

SPT advises and supports a variety of healthtech players based in Switzerland and elsewhere in Europe and beyond — manufacturers, investors, accelerators/incubators, inventors, entrepreneurs, startups, universities, nonprofits and consultants.

Appleton Luff

Sylvain joined Appleton Luff, a specialty international law firm, as partner and head of life sciences effective 1 February 2021.

BioSpeedia SAS (a spin-off of the Pasteur Institute), Paris

Sylvain acts as outside legal counsel to the firm.

Artiria Medical SA, Genève

Sylvain acts as outside legal counsel to the firm.

Lymphatica Medtech SA, Lausanne

Sylvain acts as outside legal counsel to the firm.

aiEndoscopic AG, Zurich

Sylvain acts as outside legal counsel to the firm.

EPFL

Sylvain has developed and has been teaching a course on medtech law (innovation, CE-marking, contracting, compliance) at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) since 2010.

Fondation Campus Biotech Geneva

SPT is legal and compliance counsel to the Foundation, one of the Swiss lifesciences flagships.  

Mature healthtech firms

SPT advises and supports mature healthtech firms on a variety of fronts such as business scaling up and alliances.

Healthtech startups

SPT advises and supports startups active in a number of medical spaces, including in the cardiac, neuro, ortho, genetic, IVD and urology spaces.   

University of Neuchâtel

Sylvain has developed and has been teaching a course on medtech law (innovation, CE-marking, contracting, compliance) at the University of Neuchâtel under the auspices of the Swiss Health Law Institute since 2010.

GMAC

GMAC is a group of independent medtech business angels that invests in promising early-stage medtech ventures sharing a few fundamental principles.

Masschallenge Switzerland

Sylvain has been a coach to early-stage healthtech startups and award selection judge since its inception in 2016.  In the 2018 run, MassChallenge Switzerland received some 1’000 applications, selected some 60 ventures for the coaching programme and selected 12 award winners, half of which in lifesciences.

MassChallenge Israel, Tel Aviv

Sylvain is on the roster of coaches for MassChallenge Israel.

McGill University, Canada

Sylvain advises and provides support on a large-scale population research project involving cross-border healthtech issues conducted in partnership with the University of Cambridge.