Laboratory ofBiotechnology

Welcome to the Laboratory of Biotechnology of the Department of Biological Applications and Technologies at the University of Ioannina. We’re a dedicated biotechnology team conducting cutting-edge research in the fields of enzyme and microbial technology, biocatalysis, and nanobiotechnology.

Discover our ongoing projects and advancements in the fields of bioprocesses, bionanotechnology, enzyme function, and high-value product production.

About the Biotech Lab

The laboratory of Biotechnology (Biotech lab) is a research unit of the Department of Biological Applications and Technologies ( of the University of Ioannina (

More than 100 under-graduate, 18 M.Sc., 18 PhD students and 5 Postdoctoral researchers have been employed in the laboratory of Biotechnology.

The research group of the Laboratory of Biotechnology is headed by Professor Haralambos (Haris) Stamatis and is additionally administrated by Assistant Professor Petros Katapodis and Laboratory Teaching Staff member Dr. Angeliki Polydera.

The research group has a significant research activity and experience in the field of Enzyme and Microbial Technology, Biocatalysis and Nanobiotechnology.

Members of the group have participated in 40 European and Greek funded research projects and have more than 190 publications in International peer-review Journals and books. The Laboratory of Biotechnology maintains a fruitful collaboration with numerous Greek and European Laboratories. The Biotech Lab participates in Nano Biology and Medicine Collaborative Research Group of the University of Ioannina (

The main research activities of the members of the Biotech lab focus on the following fields:

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8th National Competition of Ecological – Innovative Food Products ECOTROPHELIA 2018 organized by the Association of Greek Food Industries (SEBT)  for the product YOGON​

12th Panhellenic Scientific Conference of Chemical Engineering (2019) for the paper entitled “Development of hybrid multilayered superstructures of graphene/ cytochrome c via langmuir-schaefer method and application in bio-catalytic processes”,  N. Chalmpes, M. Patila, K. Spyrou, Ch. Gioti, A. Kouloumpis, Ch. Alatzoglou, K.C. Vasilopoulos, I.V. Yentekakis, M.A. Karakassides, H. Stamatis, P. Rudolf, D. Gournis

1st Innovation Competition VitiVini LAB (2018) held by the Interprofessional Vine and Wine Association, within the framework of the Strategic Planning for Viticulture  for the biotechnological utilization of winery waste with the aim of producing products for the treatment of skin diseases 


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