Dr. Jeffrey Karp - Chair of the Scientific Committee and co-founder


Dr. Jeffrey Karp is an Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and a prolific inventor.

He is Faculty at the Harvard SC Institute and at MIT in Boston. His research focuses on the interface of materials science, bio-inspired biology, and medicine. His work has been recognized in some of the most renowned scientific journals including Nature, Science, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, and Cell. Dr. Jeffrey Karp has also received numerous prestigious recognition and has been recognized as one of the top healthcare innovators. Dr. Jeffrey Karp is an elected member of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering’s College of Fellows and he a Kavli Fellow. He received his BS and Ph.D. from McGill University and from Toronto University.

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The Skintifique senior team

Dr. Jacques Delort

CEO and co-founder

Dr. Jeffrey Karp

Chair of the scientific committee and co-founder

Dr. Elisabeth Briand

Research and development

Marie Andrade

Digital and Marketing

Jakob Haesler

Business development

Dr. Praveen Vemula

Scientific advisor

Skintifique is the ambitious project of two leading scientists, Dr. Jacques Delort, an entrepreneur and former medical science researcher, and Dr. Jeffrey Karp, a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and MIT. They met through their work and from there grew a friendship based on mutual respect, consolidated by their shared goal to harness scientific discoveries and approaches that improve everyone’s everyday life and health.

Medical, environmental or technological advances… we know that some areas of research require years and years of work before leading to concrete results.

Skintifique quickly expanded and Dr. Jacques Delort and Dr. Jeffrey Karp were joined by an enthusiastic team of brilliant scientists and experts from different backgrounds. They decided to pool their skills and values to make Skintifique a brand that’s always driven by the ambition to innovate and deliver the best possible solutions in well-being and dermatology. It is thanks to the commitment, passion and professionalism of the whole team that Skintifique’s innovation has been possible.

Just two years later came the Skintifique laboratory with the launch of the Protective Cream HPS, the world’s first product to protect skin against metals such as Nickel, Chromium or Cobalt. It was quickly followed by the revolutionary Hydrating Gel Plus HS, whose new and exclusive Activifique technology enables controlled and gradual release of the active ingredients for exceptional ongoing hydration and a tailored response, to the skin’s needs. This promising start for Skintifique continues to drive the development of future exciting products for skincare and medicine.

Heavyweight support

Skintifique is a winner of the Senate Tremplin Entreprise and CREADEV innovation competitions. It is or has been supported by prestigious institutions and organizations (Senate, Ministry of Research and Higher Education, Banque Publique d’Investissement (BPI / OSEO), Paris City Hall / Agoranov, Institut de la Vision), which enables Skintifique to pursue its primary aim : innovating to develop new products and services in dermatology and skincare, and more generally all sectors that benefit from a joint scientific and technological approach that’s focused on people who demand the best.

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