Our Vision

a journey from scientists to entrepreneurs.

5 years of Successes...

Startups
Launched

up to x

Pre-money
evaluation multipliers

Million € in
grants and private investment

... backed by 10 years of entrepreneurship
in the Life Sciences

Bio4Dreams is born from Sanipedia Business Nursery Unit



2000-2007

Study

From 2000 to 2007, Sanipedia’s team supported researchers in national and international research centers, to help them manage their projects, with a specific focus on the exploitation of research results.

2008

First Investments

Starting in 2008, Sanipedia jumpstarted several new innovative ventures in the Life Sciences industry.

2015

Business Nursery Creation

In 2015 Sanipedia created, within its own structure, a Business Nursery Unit – «Garden of Ideas» for the Life Sciences, dedicated to supporting and developing entrepreneurial projects at a very early stage.

2017

Bio4Dreams Launch

In the third quarter of 2017 Bio4Dreams has been registered as incubator for innovative startups in the Life Sciences, with the vision of creating a fertile environment, where the ideas and dreams of young scientists can settle down and grow.

2000-2007

Study

From 2000 to 2007, Sanipedia’s team supported researchers in national and international research centers, to help them manage their projects, with a specific focus on the exploitation of research results.

2008

First Investments

Starting in 2008, Sanipedia jumpstarted several new innovative ventures in the Life Sciences industry.

2015

Business Nursery Creation

In 2015 Sanipedia created, within its own structure, a Business Nursery Unit – «Garden of Ideas» for the Life Sciences, dedicated to supporting and developing entrepreneurial projects at a very early stage.

2017

Bio4Dreams Launch

In the third quarter of 2017 Bio4Dreams has been registered as incubator for innovative startups in the Life Sciences, with the vision of creating a fertile environment, where the ideas and dreams of young scientists can settle down and grow.

Future Innovation

>

Startups
to be Launched

>

Startups projects
to be Incubated

up to k €

Seed capital
for each startup

Our Innovators

A strong team of innovation driven experienced entrepreneurs, young managers and leading scientists

team member

Dr. Laura Iris Ferro - MD, MBA

Degree in Medicine & Psychiatry

MBA - Bocconi University, Milan

Top 10 innovative women managers in Italy

Founder/CEO several biotechs (including Gentium, IPO at Nasdaq)

Laura Iris Ferro
President
team member

Dr. Pietro Conti - MD

Degree in Medicine & Master in Health Management

>14 years as Director Health International Projects with local MoH & UN agencies

>18 years as Founder/CEO of >10 Startups in Health/Biotech

Board Member

Pietro Conti
Chief Executive Officer
team member

Dr. Carlo Frati - MBA

Degree in Economics - Bocconi University, Milan

MBA, INSEAD

McKinsey & Co. (2000-2016): Partner

Capital Shuttle S.p.A. (2016): CEO

Banca Consulia (2017-present): CFO

Carlo Frati
Board Member
team member

Dr. Fabio Bianco - PhD

Degree in Medical Biotech, Pharmacology

President/CSO - Neuro-Zone

>10yr in Biotech/Pharma

Board Member

Fabio Bianco
Chief Scientific Officer
team member

Dr. Elisabetta Borello

Degree in Economics - Bocconi University, Milan

>30 yrs in Healthcare Information Management Systems

Founder/Board Member of many biotechs

Elisabetta Borello
Communication Strategy
team member

Prof. Daniele Cusi - MD, PhD

Degree in Medicine, Professor of Nephrology

Visiting Professor - several International schools

Chairman of several initiatives in Genomics and Proteomics: academic, startups & no-profit

>200 peer-reviewed papers, H-Index 44

Daniele Cusi
Scientific Advisor
team member

Dr. Marco Gili

Degree in Law

>7 years of experience in legal and financial aspects concerning SMEs and startups

Responsible for legal activities and support to the board of directors

Marco Gili
General Affairs
team member

Dr. Roberto Vittadini

Degree in Industrial Chemistry and Management

Founding member and former VP of Opportunity Network

>2 years in the management and development of an international startup

Responsible for Business Nursery innovation and strategy

Roberto Vittadini
Head of Business Development & Innovation
team member

Dr. Andrea Albertini

Degree in Biotechnology with specialization in Business Development for Life Sciences

>6 years in business development for startup and biotech companies

Responsible for Business Nursery technical and marketing activities

Andrea Albertini
Business Development & Marketing Officer
team member

Arch. Luca Soave

Degree in Architecture - Politecnico of Turin

Assistant Professor of "Restoration" and "Architectural Restoration" - Politecnico of Turin

>24 years in corporate architecture and brand design

Luca Soave
Brand Image
team member

Eleonora Giannese

Administrative and communication activities

Eleonora Giannese
Executive Assistant
team member

Dr. Marco Matucci Cerinic - MD

Degree in Medicine, Professor of Rheumatology

Director Division of Rheumatology, Univ of Florence, Italy

ISN Medical Advisory Board

Founder of The European Scleroderma Trials and Research group (EUSTAR)

Founder of the World Scleroderma Foundation

Editor in chief, J Scleroderma and related disorders

Marco Matucci Cerinic
Scientific Advisor
team member

Dr. Costanza Conti

Degree in Veterinary Medicine

MS in Statistics and Epidemiology

Project Manager of several European Research projects/networks

Research Coordinator at Sanipedia

Costanza Conti
Grant Office
team member

Avv. Alessandra Martin

Degree in Law @ Bocconi University, Milan

>5 years of experience in top-tier law firms, providing legal advice and negotiating with Public Entities and large corporations

Responsible for contract negotiation and partnerships management

Alessandra Martin
Partnerships and External Affairs