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Cosmetic Valley is the leading worldwide resources centre in perfumes and cosmetics, from raw materials to testing through to the finished products and packaging. This cluster leads & joins together 3 200 companies including Dior, L’Oréal, Guerlain, Hermès, Coty, Paco Rabanne, Shiseido, Yves Saint Laurent, Chanel…& 80% SMEs, 9 universities, CNRS, LNE, Synchrotron SOLEIL, 136 training institutes, 226 research laboratories which are working in partnership with firms to develop innovative, competitive and sustainable projects for the beauty of tomorrow.
Cosmetic Valley is committed to supporting VSEs and SMEs in their development and to promoting the profile of their expertise : sales development support, pooling & collaboration
Boosting research & innovation Cosmetic Valley supports French academic researchers and companies at all stages of your innovation project, both at national & European level : project émergence & specification, identifying expertise, engineering & financing, promotion… Created by and for the insdustry, Beauty Hub is the first French collaborative innovation hub in the fragrance & cosmetics industry. Its missions are to encourage collaborative innovation by involving all stakeholders in the industry’s value chain ; to break down silos & gather start-ups, SMEs, MSBs, large companies and research laboratories working together.
Developing expertise Cosmetic Valley’s congresses contribute to the training of personnel and the development of innovative projects. These congresses, organised in partnership with local authorities, mix business with pleasure.
International cooperation Cosmetic Valley coordinates the first international cosmetics cluster network « Global Cosmetics Cluster » and its european branch « Global Cosmetics Cluster-Europe». The cosmetics clusters collaboration offers a gateway to SMEs internationalization while promoting worldwide cosmetics expertises.
Supporting exports Cosmetic Valley helps to promote French businesses internationally through projects and biggest professional trade fairs. The Cosmetic Valley France pavilion underlines exhibitors and regions’s visibility as French cosmetics actors.
Cosmetic 360 Every year in Paris, in mid October, Cosmetic Valley organises the worldwide innovation trade show for cosmetics.