Sara Panigone is the Sustainable Device Transition Leader, managing a cross-functional team working on carbon minimal pMDI, in Chiesi Farmaceutici. She joined Chiesi headquarters in 2007 as a Scientific Advisor. In January 2011, she assumed the role of Competitive Intelligence Manager and, in June 2016, the role of Head of Global Competitive Intelligence Department. She graduated in Medical Biotechnology in 2004 at the University of Milan (Italy); between 2004 and 2007 she obtained a PhD in Biotechnology Applied to Medical Sciences in collaboration with Stanford University (CA, USA), where she worked as a visiting researcher for 18 months.