Desio R&D Centre is responsible for new product development through the integration of industrial microbiology, biofermentation, chemical synthesis and downstream processing.

Recently renovated and designed to house multiple research departments the R&D facility is fully equipped for successful product and process development from bench to pilot scale and represents the core of Gnosis activities, where biologically active products come to life and are scaled-up to be transferred to our cGMP manufacturing facilities.

The R&D facility counts now new executive office space, a dedicated conference rooms that can lodge up to 50 people for conferences, meetings and corporate events and a new analytical development department, with an extension of additional 500 square meters, as well as approximately 300 square meters of meeting space for scientists.


The site is located in Desio (region of Lombardia), in a technological park called Polo Tecnologico della Brianza.

Desio is approximately 15 Km north-east of Milan and 25 Km north-east of Milano Linate (the nearest airport). It is also near to the City of Monza, (best known for its Grand Prix motor racing circuit, the Autodromo Nazionale Monza) and Lake Como, the third largest lake in Italy, after Lake Garda and Lake Maggiore, a very popular tourist attraction, which boasts many artistic and cultural gems.


GNOSIS S.P.A. Sede Legale: Piazza del Carmine, 4 20121 Milano. P. IVA 02484720129 C. F. 10197170151 Cap. Soc. 3.000.000,00 € i.v. Registro delle imprese di Milano N° 10197170151