Silvana Cappelletti

Peptide Unit Director

Chemi SpA


Dr. Silvana Cappelletti is the Director of the Peptide Unit in Chemi SpA that is part of the Italfarmaco Group.
Graduated in Chemistry at the Milan University, after several year of experience in the University, in the field of the synthesis and purification of Peptides, she moved to Italfarmaco as a scientist in the Medicinal Chemistry Department (Peptide group).
In 1996, The Peptide Unit was created for adding Peptide Production to the other technologies and production capabilities of the Chemi organization and she moved in the new Department, at the beginning as a Project leader and then as a Director starting from 2001.
She has over 30 years of experience in Peptide chemistry, purification and isolation and brings a unique blend of expertise in the various steps of the process for the peptide synthesis and production, expecially in the use of an original know-how for the purification of peptides.
Silvana Cappelletti manages the Peptide Unit in Cinisello Balsamo (near Milan) that consists of R&D laboratories for process development, a small/medium scale production plant that operates according to cGMP and a quality control laboratory. She is also responsible of the transfer of process and analytical methods for the full scale production in a dedicated department of the Chemi’s industrial plant, located in Patrica (near Rome).