Interview – Dr. Zoi Georgiou from Biognosis about AQUABIOPROFIT project
The Greek NGO Biognosis is a project partner of the AQUABIOPRO-FIT consortium. We caught up with Dr. Zoi Georgiou, president of the Biognosis, to find out why she chose to be part of the AQUABIOPRO-FIT consortium and how Biognosis will be contributing to the project.
What is your area of expertise?
Biognosis is a nonprofit organization aiming to contribute to the protection of public health, natural resources, and the environment by developing and supporting the advancement of knowledge in this field. Biognosis is also active in the fields of education, including Vocational Education and Training training, by providing specialized services.
What is your role in the AQUABIOPRO-FIT project?
Biognosis will actively participate in the development of the project’s innovative food supplements against anxiety, hair loss, and body acidification and will carry out clinical trials proving their efficacy. Our NGO will also contribute to the project's dissemination and the design and management of the learning services.
What was it about AQUABIOPRO-FIT that triggered your interest?
Part of Biognosis's underlying philosophy is a worldwide commitment to support sustainable development through responsible practices in environmental and public health issues. Therefore, our participation in the AQUABIOPRO-FIT project gave us the opportunity to conduct research to design, synthesis and efficacy of new products for the improvement of human health, and to develop new expertise on environmental protection.
The Consortium consists of 3 universities, 1 large company, 3 SMEs, 1 NGO and 4 research institutes from 7 European countries.