Filippo Giancarlo Martinelli (FGM) - Creator of the original Biodirecta Database
FGM is an European citizen born in Parma (IT), who has carried out his scientific university education in Parma, Milan and Zurich. After having served the Italian biotech SME KtedoGEN/NAICONS in the field of API fermentation he has moved to The Netherlands for an Industrial Doctorate in Engineering (PDEng) at TU Delft. In the following years he has worked for Royal DSM (NL) and Delft Advanced Biorenewables bv (NL) as BioProduct Designer, as well as for Agroils Technologies SpA (IT) as Product Manager. Since September 2014 he is based in Brussels, working for the PNO Consultants Group of firms as Grants and Innovation Consultant. He is regional board vice president at the Italian National Association of Biotechnologists (ANBI), member of the Nederland Royal Association of Engineers (KIVI) and work group 4 (Policy and Society) member of the European Biofuel Technology Platform (EBTP).