Rita Palmeira Oliveira

Co-Founder, Labfit, Portugal

Rita Palmeira de Oliveira holds a PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences (field of Pharmaceutical Technology). Se further holds two professional specializations recognized by the Portuguese Pharmacists Society in the fields of Hospital Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Industry (Qualified Person). She is an invited professor at University of Beira Interior (Covilhã, Portugal), where she teaches Pharmaceutical Technology and Cosmetic Sciences. She is a member of the Health Sciences Research Centre of University of Beira Interior (CICS – UBI) and of the Centre of Neurosciences and Cell Biology of Coimbra (University of Coimbra).

Rita is the co-Founder and Technical Director of Labfit and Pharmapoli (two brands of Health Products Research and Development Lda). Labfit provides laboratory services (from product development to in vitro characterization regarding quality, efficacy and safety) and regulatory consultancy for cosmetics, medical devices, biocide and drug products. Pharmapoli is an industrial unit that provides contract manufacturing and private label production services for cosmetics and medical devices.