The Institute of Image-Guided Surgery was founded on November 28, 2011 by 7 founding members:

  • Research Institute Against Digestive Cancer (IRCAD)
  • University Hospital of Strasbourg (HUS)
  • University of Strasbourg (UNISTRA)
  • French Institute for Research in Computer Science and Automation (INRIA)
  • ARC Foundation for Cancer Research
  • Karl STORZ Company
  • Crédit Mutuel

Governing bodies

Members of the Board of Directors

Michèle Barzach
Chairman of the board of Directors. Consultant in Healthcare Strategy. Former Health Minister

Jean-Luc Belingard
CEO of BioMérieux.

Bernard Gilly
Secretary of the board, Executive Chairman of Pixium Vision.
Jean-Marie Danion
President of the Medical Commitee of Establishment Psychiatry and Mental Health Hospital of Strasbourg

Bernard Daugeras

Bernard Daugeras
Co-Founder and Member of the Executive Board of Auriga Partners venture fund

Pierre Etienne Bindschedler

Pierre Etienne Bindschedler
Treasurer of the board, CEO of Soprema.

Arnold Munnich
Director of the Departement of genetics, Hospital Necker-Children Sick of the University Paris-Descartes

Jean Sibila

Jean Sibilia
Dean of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Strasbourg.

Michel Deneken
President of the University of Strasbourg

Antoine Petit

Antoine Petit
General Director of INRIA.

Alain Delserieys

Alain Delserieys
Deputy Executive Director Caisse fédérale du Crédit Mutuel.

Jean-François Lanot

Christophe Gautier
General Director of the University Hospital of Strasbourg.

François Dupré
Director General of  ARC Foundation.

Sybille Storz

Sybill Storz
CEO of Karl Storz Group.

Michel Vix

Michel Vix
Treasurer of IRCAD

Members of the Scientific Board

Thomas Krummel

Thomas Krummel
Surgery & Innovation. Stanford

Guang-Zhong Yang

Guang-Zhong Yang
Director and Co-founder of the Hamlyn Centre for Robotic Surgery, Imperial College, London

Bradley Nelson

Bradley Nelson
Robotics, ETHZ

Jacques Lewiner

Jacques Lewiner
Professor and Honorary Scientific Director of ESPCI ParisTech

Adrian Park

Adrian Park
Surgery, Maryland University

Haruhiro Inoue

Haruhiro Inoue
Gastroenterology, Showa University

Anthony Kalloo

Anthony Kalloo
Gastroenterology, Johns Hopkins University

Dave Hawkes

Dave Hawkes
Computer assisted surgery, UCL

Russell Taylor

Russell Taylor
Surgical Robotics, Johns Hopkins University

Nassir Navab

Nassir Navab
Computer assisted surgery, CAMP Munich

Heinrich Kolem

Heinrich Kolem
CEO of the Angiography & Interventional X-Ray Systems Business Unit, Imaging and Therapy Division, Siemens Healthcare

Michael Dake

Michael Dake
Interventional radiology, Stanford

Management Team

Jacques Marescaux

Jacques Marescaux
Chairman

Didier Mutter

Didier Mutter
Chief Medical Officer

Luc soler
Chief Scientific Officer

Lee Swanström

Lee Swanström
Chief Innovation Officer

Jean-Luc Dimarcq

Jean-Luc Dimarcq
Executive Director

Antoine Agathon

Antoine Agathon
Chief Operation Officer