Federico Fumagalli was born in Italy in 1971 and obtained his Bachelor in Economic at the University for Applied Science in Southern Switzerland, being rewarded with the Economic Award in 2007. He studied also at SDA Bocconi in Milan where he attended to a General Management Executive Program.
Starting in the 90’s as consultant for companies organization, he served Mikron, a Swiss multinational public company active in industrial equipments from 2001 to 2017. In Mikron he held different management position in IT, Finance and HR and he has been General Manager of one site of the Group in Switzerland and served, until he left the company, as Vice President and Deputy of the C.O.O. of the Machining Division, a Group Division with different sites in Europe, United States and China. Federico joined IBI at the beginning of the 2018 to be part of the management team as C.O.O.
Additionally he is Member of the Executive Committee of the Industrial Association in Southern Switzerland and Member of the Board of its service company AITI Servizi,
Giuseppe Perale was born in Venice (Italy) in 1978, he attained both his Master’s Degree and his PhD in Biomedical Engineering, in 2002 and 2006 respectively, at the Politecnico di Milano. Visiting Post Doc at the Imperial College London in 2007, visiting Researcher at the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm in 2011 and at the IRF “Mario Negri” in 2012, he was Acting Professor of “Formulations Science” at the Politecnico di Milano until Spring 2013. Currently he is Full Professor of Industrial Bioengineering at the SUPSI Swiss University.
His studies are mainly focused on process engineering and physical chemistry applied to biomaterials for medical applications, particularly for tissue engineering and drug delivery systems. He’s author in over 100 international publications and 3 patent families.
Gianni Pertici was born in Pontedera (Pisa, Italy) in 1976, got his Master’s Degree in Chemical Engineering in 2002 at the University of Pisa and from 2005 to 2008 performed his PhD in Biomaterials at the Dept. of Chemistry of University of Pisa and at the Dental Dept. at King’s College of London.
His studies were focused on processing engineering and material properties especially for the biomedical field, but in recent years he acquired good knowledge also in the biological field, particularly in cell culture methods. In 2008 he moved to Switzerland where he became R&D director of Swiss Stem Cell Bank, in the same year he founded IBI. He is author in more than 30 publications, 2 books and single inventor of 2 patents. Currently he is also Researcher at the SUPSI Swiss University.