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Redwood Shores, CA

Robert D’Elia

Vice President
Contact
T 650.769.3526 bob.delia@kidder.com
201 Redwood Shores Pkwy, Ste 125
Redwood City, CA 94065
LIC N°
02060541
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About

Bob D’Elia has over 40 years biopharmaceutical experience holding positions as president/ owner YPEX Technologies LLC, vice president life sciences (Integrated Engineering Services, Process Engineers, Inc.), senior director of operations (HYSEQ genomics and AXYS pharmaceuticals), director of life science operations (Eichleay Engineers and Turner Construction), senior manager – Kenneth Leventhal (Ernst & Young), senior validation/facility engineer (Rhone-Poulenc Rorer), validation & technical services coordinator (Genentech Inc.), and process engineer (Bayer Laboratories). He has focused on design, procurement, engineering, construction, startup, and validation of numerous sophisticated facilities, as well as being instrumental in obtaining FDA approvals. He has been involved in over 2.5 million square feet and $370 million in life science construction over the years.

Expertise

  • Analyze client scientific infrastructure requirements and match them with facilities requirements. Analysis encompasses facility requirements, economics, tax structures, cost and availability of labor, cost of construction, accessibility, logistics and distribution channels. In addition, expertise to negotiate incentives from state and local governments on behalf of clients.
  • Real estate due diligence
  • Design, engineering, construction and validation of life science facilities

 

Education

Bob has completed extensive undergraduate studies in biochemistry, earned a Bachelor of Science in business management and a masters degree in business administration.

Project Experience

1.5M SF
Laboratory

DOD Rocky Flats

80,000 SF
Laboratory

Syntex Labs

60,000 SF
Laboratory

HYSEQ, Inc.

56,000 SF
Laboratory

MedImmune

52,000 SF
Laboratory

AXYS Pharm

35,000 SF
Laboratory

Sterling Drug

35,000 SF
Laboratory

US Army (Presidio)

25,000 SF
Laboratory

BioMed Realty

25,000 SF
Laboratory

Genentech, Inc.

20,000 SF
Laboratory

Bayer Laboratories

150,000 SF
cGMP Manufacturing

IMPAX

120,000 SF
cGMP Manufacturing

Abbott Labs

100,000 SF
cGMP Manufacturing

Applied Immune Sciences

98,000 SF
cGMP Manufacturing

BioRad

65,000 SF
cGMP Manufacturing

Genentech, Inc.