Fabio Biscarini is Full Professor of Chemistry at University of Modena and Reggio Emilia (UNIMORE) and Senior Researcher at the Center for Translational Neurophysiology-Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia in Ferrara, where he heads the research line “Organic Neuroelectronics”.
Biscarini received a laurea in Industrial Chemistry cum Laude at Università di Bologna with Prof. Claudio Zannoni, and a Ph.D. in Chemistry at University of Oregon (USA) with Prof. Carlos Bustamante and Prof. V. M. Kenkre. He was postdoc at CNR Bologna with Prof. Carlo Taliani (ISM) and Prof. Piergiorgio Merli (LAMEL) in 1994-1995. He was CNR Researcher (1996-2001), Senior Scientist (2002-2010), and Research Director (12/2010-02/2013).
His research interests are organic bioelectronics, label-free biosensors, implantable devices for bidirectional communication with the brain, organic neuromorphic devices.
He is co-inventor of 19 patents. He founded three start-up companies: Scriba Nanotecnologie srl (2005-to date), Nano4bio Srl (2008-2015), Organic Bioelectronics Srl (2019-to date). He was awarded the 2012 Premio Sapio Industria, and the 2007 EU-Descartes Prize and he is Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry since 2004, and Member of the Accademia delle Scienze di Modena since 2017.