Director of the "Istituto di Scienza e Tecnologia dei Materiali Ceramici"
Director of the Istituto di Scienza e Tecnologia dei Materiali Ceramici (Faenza), Anna Tampieri has 30 years of experience in materials science, biomimetic materials and devices for tissue regeneration. She is the author of 200 international publications and 20 book chapters and the inventor of 16 patents turned into products for bone regeneration. She is coordinator of 8 European projects and WP Leader in international and national projects. She is member of the “Piattaforma Tecnologica Europea della Nanomedicina”.
She has organized symposiums, schools and conferences on biomaterials. She is senior affiliate member of the Houston Methodist Research Institute, (U.S.A). Associate Professor of Medical Sciences and Applied Biotechnology. Inventor and founder of the company FINCERAMICA SpA. Inventor of the company GreenBone Ortho Srl. Advisor for several chemical, biochemical and pharmaceutical companies (Johnson & Johnson, FINCERAMICA SpA, Menarini Pharma). Former scientific advisor of the Ministry of Economic Development and the French Ministry of Industrial Research since 2011. Her project is to convert wood into highly regenerative human bone.
Her research “From Wood to Bone” was recognized by TIME Magazine as one of the most important 50 researches in 2009 (30th). She gained recognition also from the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology Review as a “Smart & Disruptive Company”.