Our Mission

Transforming the way cancer and infectious diseases are treated.

Our purpose is to create outstanding medicines to improve people's quality of life and address some of the most critical healthcare issues. In addition, we strive to create exceptional opportunities for scientific inventors and life-science investors by building an ecosystem to support and incubate innovative technologies.

Sustainable Business

Swiss Rockets is designed to be a long-term sustainable business. We are relying on three pillars:

Swiss Rockets AG

  • Incubator & Accelerator

    Research & Development

    Office Space



    IT Infrastructure

  • Management Services

    Drug Development Expertise

    Manufacturing Expertise

    Business Development

    Financial Development

    Legal Expertise

    IT Expertise

    IP Expertise



  • Commercial Activities

    Medical Devices

    Medical Supplies



Dr. Vladimir Cmiljanovic

Dr. Vladimir Cmiljanovic is one of Switzerland's leading serial biotech entrepreneurs, a medicinal chemist, and a cancer scientist with more than fifteen years of experience in oncology drug development.

Dr. Natasa Cmiljanovic

Dr. Natasa Cmiljanovic, Chief Scientific Officer and Founder, is a medicinal chemist and clinical scientist with more than ten years of experience in oncology drug development. She is the co-author of various scientific articles and abstracts and inventor of numerous patents.

Dr. Thomas Sander

Dr. Thomas Sander, Scientific Advisor and Co-Founder, is an expert in cheminformatics and the Head of Scientific Computing at Idorsia Pharmaceuticals Ltd in Allschwil, Switzerland. After finishing his PhD thesis in organic chemistry, Thomas joined a team at Roche in Basel in 1993 to develop software for drug discovery.

Manuel Ebner

Manuel Ebner is an expert in corporate finance, business strategy, corporate development, management consulting, and financial services. He graduated in engineering and economics from Stanford University and completed his MBA (Arjay Miller Scholar) at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Dr. Thomas Staehelin

Dr. Thomas Staehelin, Co-Founder, holds a Ph.D. in law and has been a partner in the law firm Fromer Attorney and Notary Offices in Basel since 1981. His areas of expertise include international briefs, corporate law, mergers & acquisitions, tax law, contract, and commercial law, banking, and the stock market and securities law.