Who we are

Health Brands Lab was born from the strategic partnership between Alberto Grignaffini, Brand Builder with more than thirty years of international experience, and UNIRED, spin-off of the University of Padua, a cutting-edge research and formulation development center focused on Nutraceuticals and Dermocosmetic products.

In Health Brands Lab we are building the work team with different experiences and complementary skills. 

Alberto Grignaffini

Founder & CEO

Alberto is the creator, founder and CEO of Health Brands Lab.
With more than 30 years of experience as a Senior Executive and Strategic Consultant, he’s specialized in creating Strategic Growth Plans, at Corporate and Brand level, working for Italian and international groups active mainly in the Health & Personal Care, Fashion & Luxury and Food.
Brand Builder and Business Strategist, he has grown and pampered Brands such as Dove, Parmalat, Chicco, Ceramol and many others, successfully launching product innovations in various categories.

Senior Project Manager of Health Brands Lab, Sara has a degree in Economics and over twenty years of experience in the Marketing, Licensing and New Business Development sectors of prestigious Italian and international companies such as Benetton Group, Disney Italia and Artsana Chicco.

Sara Quinto

Senior Project Manager

Pharmacist with a PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Food Chemistry, and a Master’s degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Technology, Elena is our Product Innovation Specialist.
Specialized in cellular, molecular and immunological biology techniques, she has been involved in the design, characterization and formulation of nanomaterials and their derivatives for use in cosmetic formulations and food products.

Elena Cesa

Product Innovation Specialist

Our Scientific Partner

UNIRED is a spin-off of the University of Padua born in 2012 to promote product and process innovation in all companies operating in the Health and Personal Care sector.

Through the exploration of new formulation and methodological approaches, UNIRED develops cutting-edge cosmetic and nutraceutical products and develops highly innovative product performance evaluation techniques.