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November 6–8, 2023Munich, Germany

Roberto Zanchi
Head of Business Development and Commercialisation at Quadram Institute Bioscience


Roberto is the Quadram Institute’s Head of Business Development and Commercialisation and is responsible for the execution of the knowledge exchange and commercialisation strategy of the Institute. He leads the Business Development (BD) team to seek opportunities for the commercial translation of fundamental research and innovation in real world applications. He connects and integrates relevant internal groups with external stakeholders and directs the BD team in commercial negotiations and IP matters. He is keen to deliver the Institute’s vision of healthier lives through innovation in gut health, microbiology and food, which includes the development of new diagnostics and pharmaceutical interventions in the areas of cancer, metabolic diseases, inflammatory conditions and anti-infectives.

Roberto joined the Quadram Institute from LifeArc, known previously as MRC Technology, where he supported early drug discovery collaborations and led the marketing and licensing of the charity’s preclinical portfolio in the neuroscience area. Before that, he contributed to the development of novel synthetic biology methods based on click-chemistry at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge, UK.

Roberto holds a PhD in molecular biology from the University of Cambridge.

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Agenda Sessions

  • Challenging tradition: Integrated Development and Commercialisation


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