Salvatore has a B.Sc. and M.Sc. molecular biology and a M.D in genetics from the University of Catania (Italy). He earned his Ph.D. degree in chemistry and his PostDoc in tissue engineering from the University of Edinburgh (UK). He has more than 40 publications covering the field and he is co-inventor on a number of relevant patents. Salvatore joined DESTINA in April 2011 initially as a senior scientist and subsequently as a product development manager. Currently, he is Operations Director with the responsibility of overseeing operational aspects of company. He coordinates the internal structure of DESTINA based on company policies, goals, and objectives. Furthermore, he identifies new product and application opportunities for the company, and ensures the DESTINA technology development and management of collaborative projects.