Delegate Profile

Konstantinos Gardikis

Job TitleResearch and Development Director

Company NameAPIVITA SA


Dr Konstantinos Gardikis is Research and Development Director in APIVITA SA. His work involves the development of innovative final products and raw materials for cosmetics and nutritional supplements, their regulatory consolidation and the management of research programs and IP. 

He has studied Pharmacy in the Pharmacy School of the University of Athens. 

He has obtained a MSc in Ιndustrial Pharmacy and a PhD in Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology focusing on physical chemistry from the University of Athens. 

He is inventor of 25 patents, has published 26 reviewed articles in scientific journals, 3 chapters in international scientific books and has many oral and written presentations in international congresses.

He has performed postgraduate research in the scientific organizations: National Hellenic Research Foundation, Academy of Athens, Centre National de Recherche Scientifique - Grenoble, France, Universita degli Studi di Milano - Italy, University of Lodz - Poland, Universidad Complutense de Madrid – Spain, Instituto Andaluz de Investigación y Formación Agraria, Pesquera, Alimentaria y de la Producción Ecológica (IFAPA) – Cadiz, Spain, Centro de Ciências do Mar (CCMAR) – Faro, Portugal and in the industries: Fitoplancton Marino - Cadiz, Spain, Fytosan - Die, France and ELPEN, Athens, Greece.

He has participated as Project coordinator or Project leader in 16 international scientific programs of a total budget of 31 million euro, among which Horizon 2020, FP7 and Leonardo da Vinci.

He has been member of organizing committees of international congresses and workshops, he has been awarded three innovation awards and has lectured at MSc programs of the Medical School of Athens, Pharmacy Schools of Athens, Thessaloniki and Patras, Agricultural School of Athens, at the laboratories of Pharmaceutical Technology and Cosmetology of the Pharmacy School of Athens e.t.c. He has obtained 4 national and international scholarships. 


Conference Sessions

  • Clean beauty – at the intersection of hype and science - The APIVITA case study

    Tuesday15:05 - 15:3019 Nov 2019
    Leonardo Royal Hotel London Tower Bridge

    There is an outstanding buzz lately on “clean beauty” as conscious consumerism gains a considerable market share in the developed countries. Clean beauty does n...

    • Language: English