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Wilma Lukas

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Wilma Lukas, PhD, MBA

Founder & Managing Director at W Life Sciences - Expert Board at Skolkovo Foundation

Dr Lukas has over 20 years of experience in drug discovery, R&D, licensing and business development. Ph.D. in Biology from the Universtity of Geneva, completed by an MBA, she gained pharmaceutical expertise at the Glaxo Institute (GSK) and Serono (now Merck Serono) before joining a start-up that was later on successfully acquired byMolecular Devices Corp (USA).
Dr Lukas joined Debiopharm in 2007. She was in charge of the search and evaluation process and identified pre-clinical and clinical opportunities to in-license in line with Debiopharm’s strategy, business model and portfolio. 
Dr Lukas has created her own consultancy (W Life Sciences) to provide strategic advices and expert scientific opinion to biotech companies, start-ups, universities, investors or pharmaceutical companies. She is supported by expert advisors with more than twenty years of experience in business development and clinical development.

Wilma Lukas, PhD, MBA


* PhD, MBA, over twenty years experience in the pharmaceutical industry (GSK, Merck Serono, Debiopharm, Molecular Devices)

* Business development, Licensing, Drug Discovery, R&D and Drug Development expertise


Founder & Managing Director

W Life Sciences
 – Present Geneva Area, Switzerland
- In Licensing: search and identify innovative opportunities
- Out Licensing: search and identify potential partners
- Fund raising
- Mentoring early-stage biotech / start-up companies
- Interim / Part-time business development
- Strategy and positionning
- Market and competition analysis
- Due diligence
- Valuation

- Evaluation of > 1000s opportunities
- All major therapeutic areas, small molecules, biologics, diagnostics


Expert Board

Skolkovo Foundation
 – Present (less than a year)Geneva Area, Switzerland

Senior S&E Officer, in Licensing - PhD, MBA

 –  (3 years)
Drive search and evaluation process of new product opportunities
Identify preclinical and clinical licensing opportunities and companion diagnostics in alignment with company portfolio strategy
Participate and present at international partnering and investor conferences
Discover new areas of innovation and growth opportunities
Perform competitive intelligence and monitor the business environment
Strong network within biotechs, pharmaceutical companies, start-ups, technology transfer centers, bioclusters, science parks, venture capital companies, brokers or governmental organizations

Senior Prospector, PhD, MBA

 –  (3 years)Switzerland
Drive search and evaluation process of new product opportunities
Identify preclinical and clinical licensing opportunities and companion diagnostics in alignment with company portfolio strategy

Biotech & Pharma Consultant

 –  (3 years)
Expertise in Life Sciences, Pharma, New Technologies, Biomedical Devices
Provide scientific support in project evaluation and strategy

Group Leader Biology

Molecular Devices (Cytion)
 –  (2 years)
Development of a new drug screening technology (HTS) for the pharmaceutical industry and academia
Managerial experience in a multicultural environment


Merck Serono
 –  (3 years)
Drug discovery and development
Managed cross-functional team in multinational environment

Ass. Scientist

 –  (8 years)
R&D in Neurobiology, Physiology, Immunology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Ion channel-related diseases.
Projects management
Scientific publications


Swiss HLG (Pharma Licensing Group)

 – Present

HBA (Healthcare Businesswomen's Association)

 – Present

Geneva Pharma Network

 – Present

G.E.I. (Gruppo Esponenti Italiani)

 – Present
Lausanne, Switzerland

Trevisani nel Mondo

President, Lausanne, Switzerland
 – Present


University of Geneva

Ph.D., Biological Sciences

Ph.D. thesis with honors
Two pores potassium channel: structure and function study


Master of Business Administration (MBA)

• Finance
• Accounting
• Law
• Marketing
• Production
• Human Resources
• General Business Administration

Université de Lausanne

MSc Biology

W Life Sciences facilitates strategic relationships, provides advisory services in business development, licensing activities and evaluation of opportunities
Identifying innovation and boosting promissing drug candidates is a must
W Life sciences is an independent consulting firm based in Switzerland
W Life Sciences
Wilma Lukas, PhD, MBA
Managing Director
W Life Sciences
1260 Nyon - Switzerland
Mobile: +41 (0) 79 362 51 91



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