Friday, September 30th (11h30-13h00)
Room B

Cosmetic sector is facing new Scientific and Technological challenges, as consumers are demanding more efficient based cosmetic products. In this context, Cosmetic sector has looked to Biotechnology, as a source for Innovation and Science. Biotechnology can provide new biomolecules to be used as active ingredients with innovative properties, new in vitro models for product testing and technologies for obtaining personalised cosmetics. This session will join Biotech and Cosmetic companies explaining new tendencies in Cosmetics and how Biotechnology is collaborating in the innovation of this industrial sector.


Marta Acilu: Director Business Development, HISTOCELL (Spain)


Arantxa Delgado:Senior Scientific Advisor, IFC GROUP (Spain). "Endocare Cellage: A strategic alliance for cosmetic innovation"
Goran Bijelic: Biomaterials Director, TECNALIA (Spain)
Shaheda Ahmed: Senior Scientist, Haematological Sciences Institute of Cellular Medicine, ALCYOMICS (United Kingdom). "In vitro skin models for the cosmetic industry"