Team & Institutional partners
Margherita Morpurgo SCIENTIFIC LEADER
She gratuated with honors in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technologies, achieving his Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Padua, a post-doc at the Weizmann Institute in Israel, and spent one year as a visiting scientist at Mount Sinai Medical Center (NY), before returning in Padua as Researcher and professor in the field of technology and pharmaceutical formulations. She run an intense activity of research in materials for biomedicine, biofunctionalization of surfaces, micro and nanoassembled organics and inorganics for in vitro e in vivo studies.


Davide Merlin
General Manager
Davide joined ANANAS after several years in the consulting world, working in the Private Equity sector of a leading Italian consulting firm; his work as general management deals in particular with the commercial and business development of the company


Paolo Gubitta
Human Resources. Organization
Paolo achieved his degree and Ph.D. in business economy, and he is currently a professor at the Faculty of Economy, he is an expert in company organization and human resources management, and has collaborations with many local companies. He si the responsible of the ANANAS team for management and organizational planning.


Nicola Realdon
Quality Manager
As a Quality Manager, he deals with the manufacturing processes in accordance with GLP standards. Currently he is professor and holds the chair of Pharmaceutical Technology and Legislation at the University of Padua. He worked for many years in the pharmaceutical sector, dealing with production, quality assurance and regulatory affairs concerning the pharmaceutical industry. He collaborates with various chemical and pharmaceutical companies; he is a member of the Council of the Italian Chemical Society, an official member of the Pharmaceutical Industry Association (AFI) and of the Ethics Committee for clinical trials at the local hospital (ASL).


The University of Padua, one of the oldest and most prestigious of Italy, and very close  to business initiatives, particularly for those spin-off born inside. The Technology Transfer Office (TTO) is an Industrial Liaison Office of the University of Padua, and it was created on 1 September 2001 with the aim of enhancing the Know-how developed by the University and then transfer the technology from the University to Industry.

Veneto Nanotech was founded in 2003 as a result of a careful and detailed valutation of the Italian business enterprise in the filed of innovation and technology, and its aim to create international excellence in the research for to promote the application of nanotechnology and to support the development of start-up in the nanotech sector.