Nick DiFranco, Lubrizol
Nick DiFranco
Global Market Manager – Oral Treatments & Novel Excipients

Nick DiFranco, MEM, is the Global Market Manager for Novel Pharmaceutical Excipients at Lubrizol Life Science. In his role, Nick leads the strategy, marketing, and business development efforts for Lubrizol’s solubility enhancement technologies: oral-grade Apinovex™ polymer and injectable-grade Apisolex™ polymer. He is responsible for product launch and promotion as well as external partnerships and collaborations for these novel technologies. Since 2017, Nick has held both technical and commercial leadership roles at Lubrizol spanning oral drug delivery technologies, long-acting implantables/injectables, and CDMO services. Nick holds a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering (Biomaterials focus) and a Master of Engineering and Management degree from Case Western Reserve University.