Contributor Profile

Dr. Helen Fitton

Job TitleChief Scientist

Company NameInnospec


Dr Helen Fitton is Marinova’s Chief Scientist and an Adjunct Senior Researcher at the University of Tasmania, Australia. Dr Fitton is recognised as a world-leading authority on fucoidan compounds and has more than 20 years of experience in commercially-focussed R&D. Her speciality lies in polymers for biomedical applications, with expertise in natural polysaccharides from marine macroalgae.

Dr Fitton has contributed to 35 published research papers and is a key reviewer of fucoidan and macroalgae-focussed research papers. She has been instrumental to the creation of Marinova’s high-purity, bioactive fucoidan extracts for cosmetic and dermatological applications.

Conference Sessions

  • Maritech cosmetic ingredients - Powerful bioactivity from the sea

    Tuesday11:30 - 12:0017 April 2018
    Technical Seminars Theatre 3

    The Maritech cosmetic range features unique, highly bioactive fucoidan ingredients specifically developed for skincare and dermatological applications. Extracte...

    • Language: English

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