Marta de Oliveira Ferreira, Portugal

Marta de Oliveira Ferreira is the General Manager and Technical Director of inovapotek, a spin-off company of Oporto University proving R&D, testing and consulting services to the cosmetics and pharmaceutical industry. Holds a master’s degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences and a master’s degree in Pharmaceutical Technology and has now more than 10 years of experience in cosmetics product development, testing and regulatory affairs.

She began her research career in pharmaceutical development whilst a graduation student and won the “Formulário Galénico Português” Award in 2004. Later, she specialized in the evaluation of cosmetic products safety and efficacy. In the follow up of the development and coordination of several R&D projects for the pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries, she brings Inovapotek, Pharmaceutical Research and Development, into being in 2008.