Professor Università della Svizzera italiana & co-founder of IBI SA
Since 2019 he is Professor of Regenerative Medicine at the Faculty of Biomedical Sciences of the University of Southern Switzerland, USI, in Lugano His scientific focus is on regenerative medicine, tissue engineering and controlled drug delivery systems, grounding on my competencies in materials and technologies for biomedical applications and stem cells for clinical translational applications, applying on a wide spectrum of tools ranging from hybrid system design to bio-fabrication. Following the so-called “nature inspired” philosophy. Author of 140 international publications, 4 academic books and 3 international patent families. He is also the Austrian Honorary Consul for the town of Ticino Switzerland.
Born in Venice in 1978. Obtained his Master degree at the Politecnico di Milano (Italy) in Biomedical Engineering in 2002, with curriculum courses from the Medicine Faculty of University of Milan. Ph.D. degree in Industrial Bioengineering, at the Politecnico di Milano from 2006. Lives in Switzerland since 2012 and joined USI in 2019.