Remmal studied at the University of Fez, Morocco. After completing his biology degree he moved to France in 1982. He continued his studies at the University of Sciences of Paris XI Orsay. There he completed a postgraduate diploma in electrophysiology and cardiovascular pharmacology. He also received a PhD in molecular pharmacology in 1987.
After completing his PhD he moved back to Morocco. In 1988 he became a professor at the University of Fez. He was also a researcher and, in 1994, he received another PhD for his findings about the antimicrobial activity of essential oils.
In 2015 Remmal won the US$100 000 Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA).
In 2017 he won the Popular Prize at the European Inventor Award.
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