Massimo joined CimArk in 2010 as case manager with a mission to support innovation and economic development in Life Sciences. Among his activities, he is managing the technological incubator BioArk, located in Monthey, and performing start-up coaching within The Ark Foundation. Together with this, Massimo is an accredited coach of the innovation platform of Western Switzerland, Platinn, specialized in life sciences Affaires and Cooperation, and joined the CTI Start-up coaching team in 2012. Prior to joining CimArk, Massimo was leading the Swiss activities Opsona Therapeutics, an Irish drug development company with headquarters in Dublin. He was there implicated in transferring assets to Opsona and launching a novel drug development program within the company. Before Opsona, Massimo worked at Apoxis SA that became in 2007 Topotarget Switzerland, being implicated in several immunomodulatory and anti-inflammatory drug development programs, from the discovery to the pre-clinical therapies.