Francesca Zappelli

Francesca Zappelli

Biomedical Engineer - Regulatory Affairs

Work History

Work History
Jun 2014 - Sep 2014

Regulatory Affairs Assistant

Tecres SpA

Review of Device Master Record and related annexes (ERC, Risk Analysis, Labelling) for III-class medical devices. Regulatory management of custom made devices. Documental preparation for extra Ue registrations.

Sep 2013 - Feb 2014

Early stage Researcher

University of Lincoln

Study and analysis with Matlab of retinal images for the best detection of arteries and veins to lately study chronic pathologies, such as diabetes, glaucoma.

Apr 2013 - Aug 2013

Clinical Engineer Trainee

Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Integrata di Verona

Support to the management activities of the office, which has in charge the entire biomedical instrumentation of the General Hospital of Verona. Gathering strategic market data for a tender procedure.

Sep 2012 - Jan 2013

Technical Sales Trainee


Customer service with direct contact with clients, support to webinars and training events. Copywriting, email marketing and company portfolio activities.


Nov 2009 - Apr 2012


University of Padua

Biomaterials, biomechanics, safety standards for medical devices, medical imaging 

Oct 2006 - Nov 2009

Biomedical Engineering

University of Padua

Engineering formation with fundamentals of mathematics, physics, informatics, electronics plus insights of chemistry and physiology




European and Canadian normatives, standards (ISO, IEC) and guidelines (MEDDEV) for medical device market

Lotus Note/MS Outlook

Used in daily mail work and routine.

Operative Systems

excellent knowledge of Windows, discrete for CentOS


For both theses' preparation

Microsoft Office

Excellent Word, Excel, PowerPoint


Spanish B1 level course in Madrid


IELTS certification


Aug 2013 - Present

Information Engineer Qualification

University of Padua
May 2014 - Present

General safety course

Injob SpA
Mar 2013 - Present


British Council
Result: 7.5/9.0

Other skills

Good communication skills thanks to scientific seminar speechs and collaboration in international teams. Proactive and flexible thanks to the studies abroad.


Poletti E., Zappelli F., Ruggeri A., Grisan E. (2012)

A review of thresholding strategies applied to human chromosome segmentation.
Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine


swimming, trekking, travelling