Dr. Dimitris Panagopoulos
Dr. Panagopoulos was born in 1977 in Glyfada, where he received his early education. He studied biology at the University of Crete, where he received an honorary scholarship annually. In 2000, he received his academic degree with specification in molecular biology.
Later, he was accepted by the biology department of the University of Athens for his Ph.D. – carried out at the “Alexander Fleming” biomedical sciences research center under director Dr. George Mosialos. Each year of his studies, he was awarded the Alexander Fleming honorary scholarship. In 2004, he received Ph.D. in molecular biology from the Athens University.
Meanwhile, he was accepted by the postgraduate MBA of the University of Frankfurt, where he attended in 2002-2003, holding the Wolfgang Goethe scholarship. In 2006, he received a second Ph.D. in biotechnology and bioinformatics from the Frankfurt University.
In 2005, Dr. Panagopoulos founded a biotechnology company in Germany, Green Biotech, later expanding it to US and Greece. Green Biotech was awarded the innovation award in green biotechnology in 2012, 2016, 2017 & 2023 in the EU and 2018, 2020 & 2023 in the US.