Ass. Professor, Head of Food Science and Technology department, University of West Attica

Panagiotis Zoumpoulakis is an Associate Professor and Head of the department of Food Science and Technology of the University of West Attica. He holds a degree and Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Patras (GR) and an MBA from the Athens University of Economics and Business (GR). 

From 2008 to 2020, he held a position as a Researcher and Principle Investigator at the Institute of Chemical Biology of the National Hellenic Research Foundation (NHRF) and from 2015 is a visiting professor at the Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology of the University of Thessaly. His scientific fields of interest are focusing on the design and analysis of bioactive compounds. He has a scientific track record of 130 peer review scientific publications and 26 national and European grants, 10 of which as a coordinator and/or Principal Investigator. He has working experience in marketing innovation, technology transfer and entrepreneurship, focusing on the start-up ecosystem.