Delegate Profile

Konstantinos Gardikis, MSc, PhD

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 or co-inventor of 25 patent titles, has published 29 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 18 international scientific programs of a total budget of 37 million euro, among which Horizon 2020, FP7 and Leonardo da Vinci.

He has been member of organizing committees of international congresses and workshops, reviewer of scientific journals, 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.


He works also as a part time music composer and performer.

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