Francesca Scarpitta - Cerbios-Pharma SA

Francesca Scarpitta

Director HPAPI production
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Holds a Master’s Degree in Organic Chemistry from the Università degli Studi di Pavia and has been active in the pharmaceutical industry since 2000. After one year in Tel Aviv as a researcher in the Teva R&D lab, she continued to work for Teva in Prosintex ICI R&D labs, until the end of 2002. From 2003 to 2005, she joined Nikem Research as a medicinal chemistry researcher. In 2005, she rejoined Teva in the Sicor Santhià plant as a researcher in the HPAPI (High Potency Active Ingredients) Process Development Laboratory, becoming Head of Laboratory from 2010 to 2012. Between 2012 and 2014, she worked in the Technology Transfer Unit, transferring new processes to production. After one year as Operational Excellence Leader at the site, she became Production Manager in 2016, coordinating all the production departments of HPAPI steroids and anticancer agents.

At the end of 2018, she joined Cerbios as Director of HPAPI Production.