Unleash the potential of AI in drug discovery
SoftMining is a company founded in 2019 that uses AI for the design of new drugs and new materials with unprecedented efficiency. The methods, models and algorithms developed during more than 15 years of university scientific research have been integrated into a complete development platform.
Scientific papers of the scientific board
Platform usable for drug discovery and biomaterials
Multipurpose semantic engine
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Stefano Piotto, PhD
CEO and Co-Founder
Stefano Piotto is Associate Professor at the University of Salerno, Department of Pharmacy where he teaches General Chemistry and Biomaterials. Master in Chemistry (cum laude) at the University of Rome, Italy. Ph.D. in Material Sciences at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich, Switzerland. He is the Director of the Bionam Research Center on Biomaterials at the University of Salerno, a center with more than 70 professors and researchers.
He is the creator of several algorithms used in computational biology and a method of semantic analysis.
Recurrent Visiting professor at University of Balearic Islands, Spain. In 2007 was co-founder of e-Solving Srl, a company active in e-learning and advanced visualization techniques in teaching science. In 2016 he was co-founder and CEO of SmartVase Srl, a startup active in the field of biomaterials.
Among several awards, in 2016 SmartVase receives the award “Premio dei Premi” as Best Innovative Company in Italy from the Italian President of Republic.
In 2019 he is co-founder and CEO of SoftMining Srl, a startup that combines Artificial Intelligence and Computational Drug Design.