Mr Francesco Longanesi is currently the Facility Manager of the Chiesi Farmaceutici R&D Centre located in Parma, Italy. He is in charge of management of the entire technology area, activities of validation (GMP areas) and site Logistics. He was the Project Manager in the design and construction phases of the new R&D Centre a facility of 22.000sqm - Labs buildings. He managed schedule and cost control tools and maintain strongly commitment in the project team to adopting all the best design practices in order to deliver a world class campus. Francesco graduated from University of Padua with a BS in Chemical Engineering in 1995 , with over ten years of industry experience he became a pharmaceutical engineer : excellent knowledge of GMP, good skills in project management, detailed knowledge of guidelines on best practices for sterile facilities, cleanrooms, pharmaceutical water systems, bioprocessing equipment, extensive experience in containment technologies.