Speaker profile

Fabio Rancati

Lead Optimization Unit Head
Chiesi Farmaceutici

Rancati was awarded a PhD in Chemistry from the University of Pavia in 2003 when he also joined NiKem Research a CRO providing medicinal chemistry services.

He has worked in several medicinal chemistry programs as bench chemist at the beginning and then as chemistry project leader. In NiKem he was also part of the team that worked on the introduction of the electronic laboratory notebook (Cambridgesoft).

In 2010 he moved to Chiesi Farmaceutici a mid-size pharmaceutical company based in Parma. There he lead a team of 10 medicinal chemists involved in many preclinical projects all of them run in collaboration with one or more external partners.

He is part of the team that manages the Knowledge management platform for sharing data internally and with CROs and external partners.

Rancati is a member of Chiesi R&D Digital Coordination Team that coordinates all activities for Chiesi R&D digitalization.