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Quentin Ligier

Innovative & Motivated Scientific Engineer


Geneva, Switzerland


+41 76 383 62 44


quentin@REMOVE qligier.


What I am all about.

A scientific engineer with 6 years of experience. I'm passionate about building impactful products in the (e)health domain. When I'm not working I travel with my camera, participate in hackathons and run outdoors.


I've been around.
2023 – now


Senior software engineer

Zurich, CH
  • Software development around the open source suite of ahdis and its partners.
  • Technical product and solution management.
  • Conceptual work around FHIR implementation guides, IHE profiles, EPR architecture.
  • Technical project management of eHealth (software) projects internal or external as well as support for EPR integration projects.
  • Consulting around eHealth for customers/projects.
  • Collaboration in eHealth seminars, projectathons and connectathons.
2016 – 2023

Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève

Senior software engineer

Geneva, CH
  • Design and review of specifications of HL7 and IHE transactions, file formats, and e-health projects.
  • Conception and development of applications in the eHealth and Telemedicine division (shared medication aggregator, inpatient empowerment tablet application, …).
  • Consultant for eHealthSuisse concerning eMedication specifications.
  • Member of medication management workgroup for IHE Pharmacy.
  • Monitor for IHE Europe Connectathons.
2014 – 2016


Web developer

Lausanne, CH

Conception and technical development of an e-commerce web site (

2014 – 2015


Software engineer

Lausanne, CH

Design of an application to manage reservations of machines in the laboratories of the micro-nanotechnology center (CMi) at EPFL.

2014 – 2015

Collège De Saussure

Physics Laboratory Assistant

Geneva, CH

Setting up and checking various physics experiments and assisting students in handling them.

2012 – 2017

Balélec Festival

IT Manager

Lausanne, CH

Responsible for the installation and maintenance of the computers, servers and network of the annual EPFL student festival Balelec (more than 15’000 participants).




Paris, FR

Development of simulation programs for a mechanical calculation unit.


Lazy isn't in my vocabulary.
2012 – 2018


Master's degree

Lausanne, CH

Electrical and electronic engineering – Information technologies

2016 – 2017

University of Geneva

Certificate of Advanced Studies

Geneva, CH

Medical Informatics


Hard and soft.
  • Java SpringBoot, Apache Camel, OpenSAML, JUnit, Maven
  • JavaScriptNode.js, TypeScript, Angular
  • LaTeX
  • DatabasesMySQL/MariaDB, MongoDB, Oracle, SQLite
  • PHP
  • PythonNumPY
  • Operating systemsWindows, macOS, Debian
  • Protocols/standardsSOAP, REST, IHE, HL7, FHIR
  • OthersSchematron, XML Schema, Git
  • Signal processing
  • Human relation skillsCommunication, adaptability, Open Source collaboration


But who cares?
Computer science
I am still an avid learner and maintain a technology watch.
Happy owner of a Nikon D7100, a Canon 60D and 6D Mark II.
I've a predilection for half-marathons (PR 1h23m49).
Model flying
Pilot of a DJI Phantom 3 Advanced and a Multiplex Twinstar II.

Awards & certifications

Well, kind of…

IHE Certified Professional 2022

The programme is promoted and organised by the Global Association for Software Quality – GASQ – and is ideal preparation and qualification for those with an IT Health background with a requirement or intention to use products based on IHE Profiles.

Finalist, ranked 32nd at Prologin 2010

Prologin is the French national computing competition restricted to young people aged 20 and under (algorithmic oriented).

Winner of the Prix Coup de Cœur du Jury at Hackathon des HUG 2017

The HUG hackathon is one of the events organised by HUG's brand-new innovation centre. It involves trying to come up with innovative solutions for healthcare issues within a given time frame.

Winner of the Best Effort price at Arkathon 2017

This digital health hackathon, co-organized by The Ark and Swiss Digital Health Foundation federated, around thirty concrete projects, healthcare professionals and IT developers from all over Switzerland, and even beyond.


Happy papers.

To appear

Journal of Medical Internet Research

DIETRICH, Damien et al. Conception, development, and implementation of a mobile application to empower hospitalized patients in a Swiss University Hospital.
To appear in: Journal of Medical Internet Research.
DOI: 10.2196/preprints.47914


Swiss Medical Informatics

LIGIER, Quentin et al. Implementing eMedication in the Swiss Electronic Patient Record.
In: Swiss Medical Informatics, 2022/1.
DOI: 10.4414/smi.2022.00002


Revue médicale suisse

DIETRICH, Damien et al. Engager les patients dans leurs soins à travers une application mobile : le projet concerto.
In: Revue médicale suisse, 2018, vol. 14, n° 617, p. 1543-1547.
PMID: 30226669


Here it gets picturesque.