Spiros has spent more than 40 years of his life in the area of human health and life sciences. His focus has been in the field of natural products taken from Mediterranean plants. He has two degrees: BCs from the pharmaceutical school of University of Athens and Bsc of from the chemical school of the University of Thessaloniki.
Since 1995 and in collaboration with the School of Pharmacognosy (University of Athens), Agriculture University of Athens, National Institute of Research (Greece), and Center of Nuclear Research (Demokritos), Spiros has researched and studied numerous plants of the Mediterranean flora regarding their ingredients and their applications in dietetic, pharmaceutical and cosmetic products.
He is an inventor or co-inventor of several international patents surrounding the application of traditional Mediterranean plants such as Olea Europea, Pistacia Lentiscus (Chios’ mastic), Saint John’s Wort, Vitis Vinifera (grapes) and other edible plants with phyto-estrogenic and other therapeutic applications, as well as vegetable proteins and oily materials from wheat and similar plants.
Spiros is an active member of several European Union governed projects related to the above-mentioned fields.