Cytosurge team.

Board of directors

Dr. Michael Gabi & Dr. Pascal Behr

Founders of Cytosurge


Cytosurge team.



Dr. Pascal Behr


Pascal holds a doctoral degree from ETH Zurich. His passion for entrepreneurship and Startups has led him to the foundation of Cytosurge. He currently serves as CEO of the company and is responsible for all operational and strategic matters of the company.

When away from work, Pascal enjoys spending time at the Rhine river - in summer and in winter. He loves scuba diving and has a passion for the latest tech gadgets.



Dr. Michael Gabi


Michael is co-founder of Cytosurge AG and co-inventor of FluidFM Technology. He is responsible for the development of new hardware, electronics and the companies IP portfolio. 

Aside from his important contributions at work he loves sunny weather and with that water sports and lonely sandy beaches. He also likes to go fishing and enjoys his catch of the day for dinner.


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research & development

Stephan Jud

Head of Software Engineering

With every fiber of his being, Stephan works on the control software for our instrumentation products. He creates, manages and integrates every possible feature, while eliminating all the bugs that come to his attention.

When the sun is shining, Stephan enjoys playing soccer. However, he takes far more pleasure in watching soccer matches from the tribunes or from the comfort of his living room couch.


Samuel Riedmann

Software engineer

Samuel holds a master's degree in computer science acquired at ETH Zurich. With several years of experience in developing software for laboratory automation he's a valuable contribution to Cytosurge’s software engineering team.

In his free time Sam enjoys hiking as a contrast to office work.

Luca christen

Software engineer

Luca is a young, motivated software engineer who supports the Cytosurge Research & Development team in further developing our control software. To broaden his IT knowledge, he also studies computer science at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences as a part-time student.

In his spare time, Luca enjoys photography and playing around with the newest gadgets.

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Marketing, sales & customer support


Alexander Serre

Sales & Marketing Director

With over 35 years in International Sales and Marketing in a broad variety of markets, coupled with an MBA in Marketing and International Business, Alexander brings a wealth of experience to our team in an aim to build a solid and reliable Customer and Partner focused Sales and After-Sales network across the globe over the coming years. 

A great fan of Rugby, he also enjoys playing Golf and Football, as well as Skiing. He is also currently writing a book about International Business Development. 


dr. Pablo Dörig

Product Manager

Pablo is a trained micro- and nanosystems engineer and won the ETH medal for his outstanding PhD thesis on FluidFM. With a good connection to our customers he brings invaluable experience into our team. As product manager he ensures that our solutions fully meet our customers' needs and expectations.

To relax, he enjoys video games as well as long talks with his family and friends while sipping a glass of wine. 



Tobias Weber

Marketing Assistant

Tobias graduated from university with a master’s degree in biology and specialization in ecology. His various interests in many business related topics made it easy for him to be an important member of the team. He is hungry to learn new things every day.

His social life is very important to him. Tobias is a dedicated citizen of his hometown and a member of several clubs. Besides that he enjoys spending time outside as much as possible.

Martina schneider

communication designer

Martina is a graduate designer in visual communication, graphic and type design. Her creative experience and love for detail guide Cytosurge safely through every problem concerning design.

She likes to stay in shape by riding her bicycle to work. After work she enjoys teaching and dancing Boogie Woogie.

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Operations & Administrations

sandro schneider

Head of Operations

Sandro is a trained automation engineer. At Cytosurge he is in charge of our supply chain. He manages every step from ordering to supervising our product operations of our instrumentation products.

To keep his work life balance in check he trains martial arts and cultivates his own garden plot.

david arcari

Production & qc officer

David is a trained precision poly-technician and gained practical experience in various industrial fields throughout Switzerland. At Cytosurge he is responsible for the assembly and quality control of our FluidFM probe products.

David is dedicated to music theories and spends his free time composing and producing music in various genres.

Melanie Schwabe

HR Manager

Melanie is a professional and passionate coach for emotional intelligence with a background in business administration and auditing. With enthusiasm, she manages all administrative tasks concerning HR. Additionally, she always looks for possibilities to raise the employees' satisfaction and to establish an environment where everyone can develop and strengthen their talents. 

In her leisure time she satisfies her addiction to personal growth and relaxes her mind while dancing salsa.

Simone Behr-Schneider


Simone has a university degree in English as well as Economics. Before joining Cytosurge she has worked in administrative positions for different Swiss companies. She supports the Cytosurge marketing team and is responsible for texts in English and German.

Simone loves to dance. She also spends a lot of her free time outdoors – taking long walks or just relaxing in the sun with a good book.

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micro 3d printing

Edgar hepp

Business development manager

Edgar is particularly interested in combining market needs with technical solutions, interacting with people and inspiring them to create new ideas. He has held various positions previously, such as product manager, team leader and business development manager in organizations with global footprint. The tremendous commercial potential and the entrepreneurial adventure of the micro 3D metal printing have fascinated him from the very beginning. 

He likes sailing and kite surfing in summer time, and skiing in winter. 

dr. Wabe Koelmans

r&D Engineer 3d printing

Wabe’s passion to understand how things work and to induce improvement makes him both a scientist and an engineer. He has held several R&D positions in organizations ranging from a high-tech startup to a world leading corporation. Now he puts his passion to good use developing our micro 3D printer technology. His multidisciplinary expertise in micro- and nanotechnology makes him an ideal match for every technological challenge that comes our way.

In his free time Wabe enjoys sports, many outdoor activities and is involved in the church.



r&D Engineer, Lab Manager

Miklós is a dedicated, analytical and innovative engineer and scientist with extensive experience performing high impact academic and industrial research. With his knowledge and expertise, he is a useful and effective cog wheel in our 3D printer development group.

In his free time there is a good chance to see him flying up in the skies with his paraglider. He likes to travel and is a passionate musician, playing blues music in several formations.